“It tastes just like the real thing!” and other lies found on Pinterest

As I was scrolling through my Pinterest feed this morning, I came across a recipe for pancakes that uses only three ingredients: bananas, eggs, and cinnamon. And if you’re feeling daring, you can add a splash of vanilla extract. All of the pictures attached were fluffy, light, normal-looking pancakes like you’d get at our local diner.  Read More “It tastes just like the real thing!” and other lies found on Pinterest

The Shittiest Princess and the Darkest Timeline

The Shittiest Princess is a series of funny fairy tales for those of us who ain’t exactly cartoon princesses. Stay tuned for a new adventure every week!  You can find the whole series here.

There were, once upon a time, two childhood girlfriends named Poot and Bucky. Poot was the shittiest princess, and Bucky was the shittiest daughter of a duke this side of Hazard County. Bucky was so named because her front teeth stuck straight out. Also, because she resembled a bronco.

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Work Hard and Be Nice to People

I will be the first to admit that both things in the title can be incredibly difficult to achieve. However, channeling the ability to do both are highly beneficial, especially if one can manage to achieve both at the same time. Read More Work Hard and Be Nice to People

Refashion an Old Birdcage as a Garden Planter

I bring home a substantial amount of crap. In my head, there is a vision, but the side-eye I receive until the finished product is presented is substantial. Read More Refashion an Old Birdcage as a Garden Planter

5 Recipes I Totally Need to Make: Cold Weather Edition

Maybe you’re one of those people blessed with air conditioning, but I spent all summer sweating it out and not wanting to cook anything. After a while, there were foods I wanted, but the brain-melting temperatures made turning on the oven the last thing I wanted to do. Now, finally, it’s cooled off here and I’m feeling ambitious.

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Pinteresting Projects: DIY Acne Mask

I have a zit. FYI for those of you under 30: zits don’t stop after your 20s. They keep coming. Maybe vaguely less frequently than before, but they’ll pop up even after two decades of awesome zit strategies.

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Get in My Belly: Homemade Peanut Butter Cups

Because I am lactose intolerant and the Lactaid/lactase-enzyme pills do not work for me when it comes to many rich desserts, my life has been devoid of peanut butter cups in any satisfying quantity. Until now. Behold, my friends, this superior moment of deliciousness:

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