How To Disappear Completely and Never Be Found

I think I’m going to lay off looking for signs of intelligent life on Facebook for a while. It’s a hard choice for me. Do I just go full echo chamber and block the people who leave gross comments? If I do that, why ever post anything? Do I just shut up and post cute … Read moreHow To Disappear Completely and Never Be Found

Cat Bingo: Holiday Gift Guide Giveaway! Ends 12/21

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I have received sample items to facilitate my post. Cat Bingo Oh, Cat Bingo, where have you been all my life? This game is an absolute pleasure for the feline-inclined. It follows the simple rules of the original, so it’s easy enough for even young children to play. The twist, of course, is that in … Read moreCat Bingo: Holiday Gift Guide Giveaway! Ends 12/21

BarkBox Totally ’90s Subscription Box Review

This post contains affiliate links. You can find a subscription box for everything under the sun now. Some of them are nicer and more useful than others! When I found BarkBox, I immediately wanted to try it out, because- well, the most important person in my life is my dog. Some of you might have … Read moreBarkBox Totally ’90s Subscription Box Review

4 Ways To Tell if You’re a Crazy Pet Parent

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1. Your pet eats better than you do. I was halfway through filling out a ten-page questionnaire regarding my dog’s breeding, eating habits, medical history, allergies and disposition all aimed at creating the perfect personalized gourmet dogfood blend for him, when I realized it was possible I’d lost my mind. This particular company would take … Read more4 Ways To Tell if You’re a Crazy Pet Parent

The Lotterys Plus One

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The Lotterys Plus One is one of the most delightful books I’ve encountered in quite some time. Within a few pages I was openly grinning and giggling out loud. Aimed at 8-12 year-olds, I have to say I can think of some adults who could benefit from reading it as well. This is the story … Read moreThe Lotterys Plus One

Battling Self-Hatred: Why You Are Worth Fighting For

Some days I cannot look at myself in the mirror. I brush my teeth, scrub my face, slick my hair back in the simplest possible style- all with my eyes carefully averted. Even catching the slightest glimpse can start an avalanche of hate. “Ugly, fat, gross.” I feel like I should apologize for anyone forced … Read moreBattling Self-Hatred: Why You Are Worth Fighting For

State of the Yam. #OnFloof

1.The moon has been wreaking havoc on my sleep. She and I need to have a serious talk. This always happens during the full moon, my already wildly technicolor dreams become even more strange. I often find myself sitting straight up in bed, too tired to truly wake yet too wary of returning to the … Read moreState of the Yam. #OnFloof

Tragedy Strikes in Toyland

I have sad news. 🙁   The Mighty Thor Thunderpaw is so spoiled rotten that he has more toys than most children. And two brand new plushie beds. Neither of which he will sleep in because, duh, those are for dogs.   As part of my kamikaze spring cleaning mission I was like “Listen, buddy, … Read moreTragedy Strikes in Toyland

A Month of Gratitude, Day 3: Comforting Creatures

I’ve always been a sucker for a fuzzy face. Okay, or a scaly, feathered, whiskered, hairless, you-name-it face. At five years old when we were living with a rat infestation of gigantic proportions, I would find the newborn baby ones, no bigger than the end of my pinkie finger, blind and pink and hairless, and … Read moreA Month of Gratitude, Day 3: Comforting Creatures