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 Hi everyone, I have my site http://iwanttobuthow.com and would love any advice about how to make it better and gain exposure.  I'm excited to join BlogHer and have already learned some so much. This site is very helpful and inspiring....more
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White and Gold or Blue and Black? The Great Dress Debate

I woke up this morning to the great Dress Debate, or #DressGate, or as it's trending on Twitter, #TheDress....more
My husband saw blue/black. I saw bright white/gold, then it flipped in front of my eyes, then ... more

Tig Notaro To Host 2016 Oscars

An open letter to the people looking for a new Oscar host: Now, let me start by saying that I don't have a problem with Neil Patrick Harris. This letter is STRICTLY an attempt to procure work for myself and if that means bumping this dude out of the way next year, then so be it. And so without further ado— Here are the top 11 reasons why I am the obvious choice to host the 2016 Oscars: ...more
YES PLEASE. more

It's Okay If You Don't Want to Be a Parent

“This above all: to thine own self be true”. – William Shakespeare...more
This is almost exactly my experience! Different bio issue, same attitude. I had known for a ... more

The Most Comforting Cold-Weather Dish: No-Noodle Eggplant Lasagna

What kind of food do you crave when the weather turns cold? I love soup—but for me, the ultimate winter comfort food would be some kind of cheesy casserole. When I spotted this No Noodle Eggplant Lasagna from Panning the Globe, I wanted to serve myself some of this meatless wonder and dig in! Lisa did quite a bit of experimenting with the recipe to make it such a winner. Right away, she decided most of the flavor in lasagna comes from the cheese and the sauce, so there's no need for meat. ...more
Hi Cyn - The eggplant is usually battered and fried in parmigiana, and parmigiana doesn't ... more

When the Holidays Are Over and He Didn't Propose

I knew I wanted to marry my husband long before he asked me to marry him, which presented a problem: He was taking too long to propose. To compound this problem, he also made the mistake of asking me what shape of diamond I liked nearly a year before presenting me with a ring....more
How about proposing yourself? more

14 Days of Chocolate ... 1 Incredible Recipe a Day

Maybe you're looking for a romantic recipe for Valentine's Day. Or maybe you've already acknowledged that the one true love of your life is actually chocolate. Either choice is totally valid, and either way, the first two weeks of February is a fortnight filled with rich, chocolatey goodness. Image: John Watson via Flickr Creative Commons License ...more
flavorthemoments You're welcome! I can't wait to try your method. more

What Vaginal Steam Baths Are Really Like: An OB/GYN Weighs In

You gotta love Gwyneth Paltrow. She's always so ahead of the curve when it comes to things like cooking. And conscious uncoupling. And parenting. And vaginal steam baths. ...more
Marie-Claude You're absolutely right and I've deleted that part. Thanks. more

14 Days of Chocolate ... 1 Incredible Recipe a Day

Maybe you're looking for a romantic recipe for Valentine's Day. Or maybe you've already acknowledged that the one true love of your life is actually chocolate. Either choice is totally valid, and either way, the first two weeks of February is a fortnight filled with rich, chocolatey goodness. Image: John Watson via Flickr Creative Commons License ...more
The Cookie Writer You're very welcome - they're great! more

What to Watch on a Cozy, Mid-Winter TV Binge

Some of my northeastern friends are thrilled to be snowed in, some are being pummeled, and others are disappointed their accumulations weren't higher. All agree, though, that along with French toast supplies, this blizzard calls for a good TV binge watch or two this week. That's a rallying cry the rest of the continent can get behind as well, from the cold plains on out to the sunny coastlines we won't mention to the rest of you. ...more
I just finished binging The Fall, and it was badass. I concurrently and coincidentally was ... more