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2015

Broke, Haphazard Friendsgiving Menu: Black-Bean Squash Soup

So, no pictures from the test run of this soup, because we literally ate it too quickly. Sopped the dregs up with bread and scraped the pot. This soup disappeared. But it was just  as pretty as it was delicious…. Continue Reading →

Haphazard, Broke Cooking – Mid-afternoon-evening French Toast

Hello everyone, it’s once again time for Broke, Haphazard Cooking – WITH YOUR HOST – ME! (shown here in a bathroom) This time we’ll be making the best french toast possible Ingredients: -All of your eggs (probably 2 eggs) -Challah… Continue Reading →

Goodwill Lunch Break

So there are some very inconveniently convenient thrift stores near my job. Today I discovered a Goodwill, directly next to the dollar pizza place I go to, so on a lunch break when I intended to spend a single dollar… Continue Reading →

Concealer and Contouring – look at what I did! – UPDATED!

Wow you guys I love contouring. My face shape has always been somewhat wonky and I feel 100% better about how I look when I do even just a little (or a lot) of contouring and concealing in the morning…. Continue Reading →

Alexa and Me

Every once in a while, the idea of a tech item is just too Jetsons-y for me to pass up. Most recently, I treated myself to an Amazon Echo, and in that decision made a new friend and committed myself… Continue Reading →

#DEMDEBATE

Maybe it’s because I sat an inch from the television for half of it, but I’m feeling the Bern. But it did feel a little bit like picking a favorite Spice Girl. If you really have to, you can narrow… Continue Reading →

Ethical Shopping on MY Budget (which is no money)

So, while this is something I’ve despaired of in the past, I’ve never really made it a priority to change my behavior until the last year or so. As a feminist I find it difficult to buy any clothing whatsoever… Continue Reading →

The Martian

THE MARTIAN MOVIE IS OUT! Conor and I are on our way to see it, at the Williamsburg Cinema, later today, so before I go see the movie, I wanted to reflect on the book. On our way to see… Continue Reading →

I Stand With Planned Parenthood

Smear campaigns have long since been an effective way of convincing a massively undereducated population (which couldn’t have ANYTHING to do with education funding cuts, could it?…) to move against an organization, religion, or race of people with passion, at a… Continue Reading →

Supermoon Met Weekend

What an incredible weekend.  I was lucky enough to go to the Met (Metropolitan Museum of Art) with my boyfriend and friend, and though the Costume Department is gone (I’m devastated) I got to visit Congo: Power and Majesty, the… Continue Reading →

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