A few nights ago, my mom served our family and me a Hungarian cucumber salad for dinner. Perhaps I should add that there were more food items than just cucumber salad. We are not being rationed, at least, not to my knowledge. We also had hash browns and fish. It is quite possible you’ve never … More Read this to learn how to make Hungarian cucumber salad
Sleep is something that is absolutely essential to the health and overall function of the human body. It provides an opportunity for our minds and bodies to rest, heal and regenerate, and without it, we’re pretty much useless, not to mention going too long without sleep can literally kill you. Despite the significance of sleep … More Having trouble sleeping? Read this
I could probably type one word and leave it at that for the entirety of this post, but I’m not that crude, don’t worry. Honestly, though, simply replying with life itself to the question proposed in the title of this post would suffice as an answer, because life as a whole is quite intriguing. Fascination … More What do you find fascinating?
Spelling is something considered to be a tremendous hurdle for a lot of us to conquer. And, really, I can see why. As someone who studied English in university, I am fully aware of how fucking ridiculous spelling can be within the English language, and, simply put, the spelling of specific words really doesn’t make … More Do you struggle with spelling? Read this
Commas are vastly underrated, in my own humble opinion. Sadly, a lot of us aren’t actually familiar with how to properly use commas, which is why I think there is a little hostility towards them, but once you gain an understanding of how and further why they work, you’re smooth sailing, my friends. I thought … More Let’s hear it for the comma
My post a few days ago regarding how to make some wicked homemade French fries inspired me to dedicate some more posts not only to recipes, but further, recipes for quintessential foods I feel like we often take for granted. French fries are arguably one of the most popular foods on the planet, but they … More Here is how to make some killer onion rings
French fries are a lot like chips in the sense that you simply cannot only have one as it would defy the laws of the universe. The same goes for popcorn kernels and cats – one just doesn’t cut it as it just is not enough. Considering French fries are the go-to side dish for … More Read this to learn how to make the best homemade French Fries
In lieu of yesterday’s post discussing synonyms, antonyms and homonyms, I thought I would continue with the English theme for today’s post. Like I said yesterday, I’m brushing up on my English knowledge via tutoring and I figure this information is (hopefully) relevant to someone out there. Today, we shall be discussing punctuation and how … More Navigating punctuation
As the house Blaine and I will be moving into shortly continues to progress, it is safe to say that I’ve been making some lists pertaining to what items we still need for our future home. Thankfully, we got most of the essentials via gifts for my bridal shower back in the fall, so we’re … More Should you be using a dehumidifier?
I’ve mentioned in a few previous posts that the supernatural realm is insanely interesting to me. Terrifying, but interesting. My interest in all things paranormal and/or supernatural was piqued a few years back when I started reading up on the topic, and ever since, I’ve been hooked. I’ve done a fair bit of reading on … More Do you believe in the supernatural realm?
When I was first diagnosed with Lyme disease about a year ago, I learned a lot. I educated myself on the disease itself, as well as treatment, and believe me when I tell you that when I started exploring treatment options, I was scratching my head as I have never heard of some of the … More Here’s why you should be using an infrared sauna
Please don’t judge me too harshly for the title of this post. I do enjoy a solid pun here and there, and when the opportunity presents itself, you can bet your sweetcheeks I’m gonna run with it. There aren’t that many space puns available for daily use, if you know what I mean, so the … More … and some more space facts that are out of this world
Similar to the posts I wrote a while ago regarding interesting facts about the human body, I thought it might be entertaining to keep with this blog post topic idea and write posts depicting all sorts of different, random facts. Again, I don’t really know why it is I enjoy reading random facts so much, … More The more you know …
Allow me to stipulate that if you read the word ‘catastrophizing’ in the title and thought to yourself ‘the fuck?’ please don’t worry. It’s a rather grand and intimidating word, but I assure you it looks a hell of a lot more complicated than it really is. Catastrophizing, in my own words, is the act … More Are you guilty of catastrophizing?
The human body, as a concept, is fucking wild, if you ask me. Bodies are truly insane in terms of what they are capable of doing; our bodies tell us when we are in need of sleep; our bodies notify us when we are hungry or thirsty and then proceed to digest these same materials … More Here are some super random facts about the human body
Bread is just one of those things that, I believe, the majority of us can agree is as addictive as crack cocaine. I can’t say I’ve ever dabbled in crack cocaine, and I certainly don’t plan to, but from what I’ve heard about it, it’s rather addicting, hence why I’m comparing it to bread. I … More Here’s how to make the best homemade bread
I’m willing to bet that the majority of us are familiar with dandelions, mainly as a result of recess during our childhoods. At least, my childhood recesses consisted of attacking one another with the flower and smearing yellow up and down our arms as if an infant took a massive shit upon us. Perhaps I … More Should you be eating dandelions?
As most of us English-speaking individuals are well aware, English is a rather unique language in terms of its grammatical stipulations, spelling, and phonetical pronunciation of certain words. I would go so far as to say that a lot of elements of the English language don’t make much sense, and seeing as I studied English … More What in the word?
In lieu of the blog posts I wrote a little while ago regarding using quotation marks in the English language, I thought it might be beneficial to offer some tips and tricks in terms of how to go about writing a strong essay. I realize essay writing isn’t exactly an essential life skill to possess, … More Here’s how to write a great essay
Toxic masculinity, for anyone who perhaps hasn’t heard of it before, is a term used to describe social and cultural norms, often considered to be traditional, which have the ability to negatively impact all people. I think a lot of folks hear ‘toxic masculinity’ and assume that it is strictly affiliated with males, but this … More Here’s why we need to stop subconsciously perpetuating toxic masculinity
Anyone who is relatively familiar with the English language could have probably guessed that a single post wouldn’t suffice to delve into the convoluted aspect of understanding how to properly use quotations in this particular language. I probably could have jammed all of the learnings affiliated with proper quotation use in English into one blog … More Navigating the use of quotation marks, continued
English is a damn difficult language to learn. For those of us who were brought up speaking this language, we recognize its intricacies, but they don’t really baffle us all that much because we were taught the language from such a young age. For folks who are not fluent in English and were brought up … More Navigating the use of quotation marks
When I said a few days ago that I wanted to dedicate a few posts to the subject of the supernatural and paranormal, I wasn’t kidding. I plan to deliver on this statement, and I think I have been thus far. I don’t want to overwhelm you or freak anybody out, so I’m trying to … More Understanding different types of ghosts
I was struggling to come up with a topic for today’s post, yet again, and asked my sister for some inspiration. I told her I was considering doing a ‘profile’ post, in which I write about a specific celebrity and share details of their personal lives with all of you eager readers. My sister recommended … More Get to know Jake Gyllenhaal
A little while back, I wrote a post regarding cats and some quirky things about them that aren’t exactly common knowledge. They’re mysterious and majestic creatures, and I happen to friggen love cats, hence the awareness post. I also happen to friggen love dogs, and because I don’t want to discriminate, I figured it is … More How well do you know your pup?
Pizza, to the best of my knowledge, is one of those foods that just about everyone likes. Come to think of it, I don’t think I have ever met someone who is not a fan of pizza, and for good reason; it’s delicious, versatile, affordable, and it has the potential to incorporate all of the … More Here’s how to make some killer homemade calzones
Eating disorder awareness, education and advocacy are all causes that are of tremendous importance to me. I struggled with a combination of different eating disorders when I was 16 and wasn’t able to really get a handle on my condition until I was just about 18 – I’m in a significantly better place now, mentally … More Are you familiar with NEDA?
Mr. Tom Hardy is one of my favourite male actors for a variety of reasons. He is incredibly talented and versatile in the roles he takes on and portrays; he seems like a rather down-to-Earth, humble lad; interview clips of him suggest he has a great sense of humour; he is incredibly good-looking. Blaine and … More Profile: Tom Hardy
I’m pretty sure I have mentioned my odd and slightly bizarre liking for absolutely random facts here on my blog before, but in case I haven’t, now you know. I’ve always enjoyed reading up on and hearing spontaneous truths pertaining to all sorts of subject matter, and I like to consider it both an educational … More Are you familiar with these random facts?
For about six months now, I’ve been having some rather significant pain in my left knee. I hurt this same knee playing rugby several years ago, and while it’s been good in terms of not bothering me too terribly, I may or may not have been rather intoxicated at a wedding of good friends of … More Not sure what a Baker’s Cyst is? Read this