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Reeling and Healing

So a few weeks ago my brain made a crazy thought that was so loud, so angry, and so vicious that it made me cry: “What if [That Guy You Like] saw you doing this pole dancing shit? He’d be disgusted and repulsed, because you’re unattractive, and deep down you’re gross and unworthy of love.” Brain, you […] Read more…

Notella.  Delicious for purposes of eating straight from the jar with a spoon.  Less felicitous in ice cream.

Sweets’ Nutella Ice Cream

It started with this article from the Hairpin making the rounds in my newsfeed.  Nutella, you and I have been apart for far, far too long.  And then I realized I hadn’t made ice cream in a while, either, and lo, it was already mid-July, and I was wasting the summer, and then I realized […] Read more…

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Brand Introduction: Miss Mandalay

I think it’s safe to say that a bra by Miss Mandalay changed my life.  This is what made my jaw drop when I first discovered Bravissimo: It was a revelation: bright and girly colors, sheer mesh, lace, ruffles, and bows.  I’d been wearing beige Wacoal bras with the elastic all shot to hell (because […] Read more…

Sweet Ranting du Jour: 7/13/12

“People with no sense of humor should stay out of comedy clubs.” This is the comment I just deleted from my facebook profile, after I “liked” a link to a response to some comedian who made a poorly-received rape joke.  Here’s the article. Here’s the deal y’all: rape is too misunderstood and way the hell too prevalent, and […] Read more…

How Not to Shop, with Sweets

Wow.  So, I keep telling y’all to stand your ground in lingerie shops and demand your size or demand pretty things in your size, and I just went into a boutique on my lunch break and totally bombed. Very Nice Store Representative: Can I help you find anything today? Sweets: No thanks I’m just browsing? […] Read more…

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