Did you have a great Valentine’s weekend? Before we get into the news, let’s take a minute to appreciate this bit of adorableness courtesy of Blue Ivy and Beyoncé. Read More PoC News in America
In which fashion is tone deaf not once, but twice. Read More Dispatches from Ladyblogland
I feel like I’m reading a lot of stories and seeing a lot of media that feature women who complain about a lack of engagement ring. One reason for this might be a lack of representation of women proposing to men; the only pop culture portrayal I can think of is Monica proposing to Chandler on Friends. And he was already planning on proposing and had a ring. (To be fair, I don’t watch much TV anymore, so there might be more women-proposing-to-men stories now.) (Ed. note – Lorelei proposed to Luke on Gilmore Girls.) So I thought I’d share my proposal-to-him story, which took place in 2008.
Q: Any advice on how I can train my husband to be less of a slob? Read More Ask UfYH: Married to the Slob
A dear colleague-turned-friend of mine is planning to head to the jewelry store this weekend to pick out her engagement ring. She already has the wedding dress, potentially the new home and the rest of her future planned out. She was just waiting for the right guy to turn up.
This week’s sampler platter of news errs more on the pop cultural than usual, I admit, but they all met my main criteria for selection: Upon seeing each headline, I thought, Ooh, now that’s interesting. Let’s get to it, shall we?
Living with my MIL was tough. Not living with her has been tough, too. Read More After the End
If there was ever a week to remember not to read the comments, it was this week. So much concern for Angelina Jolie’s boobs! And did you know feminism is to blame for gonorrhea and cheating husbands, while also being over? Neither did I! (Trigger warnings for the usual suspects apply.) Read More This Week in Misogyny is The Tits