Ah, Valentine’s Day. The age-old (commercially created) holiday where lovers declare their undying commitment to each other through flowers, songs, chocolate, and overpriced greeting cards. When I was young and dating, Valentine’s day was something special. My then-boyfriends would try to impress me with poetry and a sexy evening. And […]
Author: Sammiches Guest Writer
Dear New Neighbor: Please Let Me Explain
Hello, new neighbor, and welcome to the neighborhood. I wanted to apologize for not stopping by to say a proper hello and welcome; I feel terrible for being so rude. I saw you wave this morning and I wanted you to know I was trying to wave back. Turns out, […]
The 5 Stages of Family Photo Shoots
If you’ve taken family photos, especially with the hopes of a holiday card, you know these 5 stages. The depression is the worst.
To My Husband as He Battles the Fierce Man Cold
Dear Husband, In front of God and our family we vowed to love each other through it all. Rich or poor, better or worse, healthy or sick, we promised to be there and to support one another till death do us part. Now here you are lying in bed, […]
How I Survived Hyperemesis Gravidarum (But Barely)
Hyperemesis Gravidarum is not morning sickness. It’s a soul-crushing level of sick that makes you resent all happy pregnant pregnant people everywhere.
15 Tweets About Spotify Wrapped That Are A Little Too Accurate
It’s the most wonderful time of the year! When people share their Spotify Wrapped lists and we all secretly judge their taste. (If you spent more than 1,000 minutes listening to Ed Sheeran, we hope you got the help you clearly needed.) And here are some of the best tweets […]
23 Tweets to Make You Laugh While Crying Through Seasonal Depression
Seasonal Affective Disorder typically sets in around late fall and early winter. It impacts over 10 million people and women are four times more likely to develop it than men. (And we usually watch more true crime so maybe tread lightly with us, just saying.) The silver lining to this […]
I Want to Hear You
Yes, I want to hear your song, and notice the dog’s funny face, and handle the dinner that is browning too quickly, and give my husband the attention he deserves when he walks in from work. I want to do it all, and make everyone happy, and feel loved by […]