Gifts That Support Diversity and Intersectional Feminism

Perhaps you have a person in your life whose holiday wishes lean toward social justice, feminism, or diversity. Sure you could buy them a present at the mall... but why not give a gift that affirms their values and also supports an independent artist or a good cause? I've been searching the Internet for items. Read on to check them out. NEXT=======> First stop, the bookstore. ...more
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Pardon Me? Why Should Mark Wahlberg Be Pardoned For His Racial Hate Crimes?

[Update 12/12/2014: The Daily Mail reports that the one of the men beaten by Mark Wahlberg, Johnny Trihn says he was blinded in one eye while fighting in the Vietnam War and now would like to see Wahlberg get a pardon. --Grace] Pardon me, Mark Wahlberg? ...more
Dorchester was a rough place for Mark Wahlberg growing up and the odds were stacked against him. ...more

2015: The Year of Gratifyingly Grating Grammy Nominations

Imagine my delight as I woke up this morning to a partial list of this year's Grammy nominations. It's a special time of year when nods are given to movies, music, and television, affording us the opportunity to cheer (and jeer) as we see fit. I had a whole lot of fun with music this year, allowing myself, in the darkened corners of my office, hidden from the prying eyes of the public, to download songs at will. Any songs I wanted. ...more
I don't listen to any that were mentioned in this article but I'm glad that Jack White was ...more

Sweet Baby Jesus is a Marshmallow

Once again, I must salute one of the funniest Christmas blog posts it has ever been my privilege to read – Cavalcade of the Bad Nativities. The writer is no longer blogging there, but the site remains as a testament to her glory and mankind’s fails. Also, to witness to the world about the birth of the Baby Marshmallow Jesus. My favorite (and by favorite I mean the one I find the oddest) is this one: ...more

7 business tips from Kim Kardashian

Low-key, Kim Kardashian is my entrepreneurial idol. Or not so low-key. I am a huge fan and admire her for building a business doing exactly what she loves to do. What girl wouldn’t want to hang out with her family all day? And be pretty and travel the world? Say what you will about her success, you can not argue with the fact that she is a regular on the Forbes Top 100 successful celebrities list with earnings in excess of $28 million per year....more

Gifts That Support Diversity and Intersectional Feminism

Perhaps you have a person in your life whose holiday wishes lean toward social justice, feminism, or diversity. Sure you could buy them a present at the mall... but why not give a gift that affirms their values and also supports an independent artist or a good cause? I've been searching the Internet for items. Read on to check them out. NEXT=======> First stop, the bookstore. ...more
HapaMamaGrace this is awesome! Thank you Grace!! rgay BlogHermore

10 Things We (Still) Love as Adults That We Shouldn't

(Original post: http://mombabble.com/2014/12/10-things-we-still-love-as-adults/)The day you become a mom is the day that you  transition into becoming a bona fide adult. We’re supposed to embrace responsibility and let go of the things that kept us mired in our own childhoods.But those things were kinda awesome, which is probably why lots of us get our claws into the nostalgia of our youth and hang on for dear life....more

U2 Announce "iNNOCENCE + eXPERIENCE" Tour

Tickets for the iNNOCENCE + eXPERIENCE Tour, U2’s latest 19-city jaunt across the world, will go on sale on the 8th and 9th of December, 2014. The irregular capitalization of the tour name might be a shout-out to their recent album release on iTunes. For the first time in ten years, the group will perform live in indoor stadiums....more

The 12 Trips to Walgreen's

On our first trip to Walgreen’s, my true love gave to me, one Elf on the Shelf and a partridge in a pear tree. On our second trip to Walgreen’s, my true love gave to me, two liters of Pepsi, one Elf on the Shelf and a partridge in a pear tree. On our third trip to Walgreen’s, my true love gave to me, three trashy paperbacks, two liters of Pepsi, one Elf on the Shelf and a partridge in a pear tree....more

WARNING: We Are Being Watched as to How We Respond to the Victoria Secret Fashion Show

When you hear the words ‘Victoria Secret Fashion Show,’ what happens? Does your confidence slowly start to erode? Do you feel inspired after seeing the models strut the runway with the new lingerie? Or, maybe you cringe at the idea of hearing all the self body-shaming that occurs on social media the day before and after?The inevitable VS Fashion Show has come and gone. Taking into consideration the different emotions and thoughts we have, here are two important issues I believe we need to address....more

Pardon Me? Why Should Mark Wahlberg Be Pardoned For His Racial Hate Crimes?

[Update 12/12/2014: The Daily Mail reports that the one of the men beaten by Mark Wahlberg, Johnny Trihn says he was blinded in one eye while fighting in the Vietnam War and now would like to see Wahlberg get a pardon. --Grace] Pardon me, Mark Wahlberg? ...more
Dorchester was a rough place for Mark Wahlberg growing up and the odds were stacked against him. ...more