Friday News Bites: Syrian Refugee Updates, U.S. Open + More

Greetings, everyone. Here we are firmly into September, and hopefully those of you in super-hot weather will get a break soon. Let’s get right into this week’s news stories that caught my eye. Read More Friday News Bites: Syrian Refugee Updates, U.S. Open + More

This Week in Lady Reads

More serious stuff this week than last, but the posts were just too good to pass up. Click on through to read about misgendering raptors, ~*~sarcasm~*~ online, and lots of other cool stuff! Read More This Week in Lady Reads

This Week in Misogyny’s Bra Just Popped Open

Because I love you all! (You’ll have to read on to find out what I’m talking about.) Unfortunately, I don’t love most of the news I have to bring you this week. But there is a bit more good stuff than usual! Silver lining. (As usual, trigger warnings for pretty much everything apply.) Read More This Week in Misogyny’s Bra Just Popped Open

Food Safety: Do You Use the Smell Test?

A recent discussion at my day job about the “smell test” for milk inspired me to do a little research into the confusing world of food sell-by dates. While I was aware of the somewhat soft nature of sell-by and use-by dates, I was surprised to learn that with the exception of baby food, there aren’t any federal regulations about the dates that go on our food. There are some state-level regulations, but not many. Read More Food Safety: Do You Use the Smell Test?

You Don’t CSA?

It’s not easy to make responsible decisions about purchasing food. In addition to worrying about the healthfulness of what you’re eating (Carbs! Sodium! Fat!), you may also try making decisions that are environmentally responsible. The problem is that many of these goals are in conflict with one another. Read More You Don’t CSA?

We Try It – Smudging

I see this move that my boyfriend and I are making as a fresh start.  I don’t know why since nothing is changing besides our apartment.  But I really want to take the opportunity of the change of environment to try to change some bad habits and negative, destructive thoughts and patterns.  Maybe that is why I felt compelled to smudge the apartment with sage before we move in next weekend.  Read More We Try It – Smudging

You Complete Me Internet

Link round up!  News, goodies, fun stuff and weirdness we found on the web to share with you.  Read More You Complete Me Internet