Read this to learn how to make some wicked lasagna

When I sat down to write this post, I knew I wanted to share a recipe with all of you, but I was struggling to designate what specific dish I wanted to find a recipe for. I started brainstorming some popular foods that many of us consider comfort food, and I came to the sudden … More Read this to learn how to make some wicked lasagna

Inclusivity: Kim Kardashian versus Candace Owens

Kim Kardashian and Candace Owens found themselves in a heated exchange recently regarding an advertisement for SKIMS, a clothing company Kim founded and owns. SKIMS consists of a variety of different clothing pieces, but it is arguably best known for its shapewear. Candace Owens, who, if you’re unfamiliar with her, is a conservative author, talk … More Inclusivity: Kim Kardashian versus Candace Owens

Social media and comparison: a dangerous and inevitable occurrence

Not too long ago, I had a rather intense conversation with someone who is quite near and dear to my heart. Out of respect for the person I will refrain from naming them or providing any details that may hint toward their identity, but I will say that this individual is incredibly strong, independent and … More Social media and comparison: a dangerous and inevitable occurrence

Knowing your limits when it comes to anxiety

If you or someone you know deals with anxiety on a daily basis, you’re likely familiar with some tactics and coping mechanisms that are often recommended by professionals that intend to alleviate the severity of anxiety when it presents itself. Some common examples of suggested coping mechanisms to calm anxiety include breathing exercises like diaphragmatic … More Knowing your limits when it comes to anxiety

Get ‘otter’ here!

I sincerely hope someone appreciates the title of today’s post. Is it corny? Yes. Did I literally chuckle as I typed it out? Yes. No ragrets. My former statement is a reference to the widely popular film We’re the Millers, in case anyone was concerned about my welfare regarding the spelling of the word ‘regrets.’ … More Get ‘otter’ here!

Trust your gut

I would wager that the majority of us are familiar with the expression ‘trust your gut.’ Essentially, the saying implies that our digestive organs have the ability to send us subliminal messages pertaining to, oftentimes, hairy situations, and that we should trust the message being conveyed. Phrased in this manner, it is understandable why a … More Trust your gut

Fictional deaths I will never get over

While I realize that the deaths of characters in television and film are entirely fictional, that doesn’t mean they can’t be absolutely devastating in their delivery. These days, visual effects and computer-generated imagery are better and more impressive than ever in the realm of Hollywood, meaning not only are the deaths of specific characters truly … More Fictional deaths I will never get over

Vikings: Valhalla – season two shenanigans

I wouldn’t say I’ve been shy in expressing and sharing my love for all things Norse with you, my lovely readers. I find the Viking period of history, as well as Vikings themselves to be astoundingly admirable people in what they accomplished in their time on this earth, and I believe their ingenuity and warrior/farmer … More Vikings: Valhalla – season two shenanigans

Looking for some natural dry shampoo options? Read this

I, like a lot of folks out there, once relied on Batiste dry shampoo to help breathe some new life into my hair after going a few days without washing it. The shit worked well; it arguably was ‘the’ dry shampoo to use because of how well it performed in the sense of alleviating oil … More Looking for some natural dry shampoo options? Read this