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How to Adult: Social Caterpillars

I don’t know how to adult. I think I suck at adulting, actually…because my adult life thus far has been pretty crazy and anything but normal. 888 more words

Etiquette & superstition: early arrivals

Which racist vintage cartoon* do you want – the “Early Worm Catches the Bird” or “The Early Bird and the Worm”? Neither? I’m fine with that. 155 more words

Comics & Cartoons

An Anniversary and a Party


It seems like we party a lot.  But not really.  It is just what I write about.  (What?  Do you want me to write about doing laundry?) 299 more words

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Saturday, July 19, 2014

“Are you sure you don’t need any help?” I ask Emily, as she travels back and forth between the kitchen and the living room area, carrying food or plates or glasses. 1,018 more words


Disappointing American Statistics

American Values came out with an AWESOME interactive infographic that you can use to stereotype states-er- learn about demographics.

I was able to quickly purpose this infographic to benefit this very blog.   200 more words

Recipe of the Week: Chicken Tikka Masala

When it comes to cooking, I love trying out new dishes. When I get a chance, I try to venture outside of my normal cooking rotational recipes. 276 more words

Dinner Parties

The Etiquette of Reciprocity

When you are given hospitality by someone, it is an etiquette rule that you must reciprocate. Now this makes a lot of people uncomfortable because maybe you don’t have as nice a house or as much money and can’t always entertain in the same style that someone has entertained out. 440 more words

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