Pickle and Praline Party!!

I can't believe I've had my blog all this time, gave it a "crafty" name, and have yet to make a crafty post!?! Well, time to remedy that... I'm going to give a bump to Jessie's (my sister-in-law) blog, It's Pretty Much Permaculture, that features her and Nathan's (my bro) crafting and permaculture adventures. Jessie … Continue reading Pickle and Praline Party!!

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CBS WKBT News Anchor’s On-Air Respsonse to Viewer Calling Her Fat (Oct. 2nd, 2012)

Thank you... I love the response from The Fat Nutritionist. (Here's your obligatory F-bomb warning...) Telling fat people that they are bad examples for daring to have jobs and exist in public spaces is eliminationist rhetoric – it suggests that fat people have no place in this world, that they need to just go away, … Continue reading CBS WKBT News Anchor’s On-Air Respsonse to Viewer Calling Her Fat (Oct. 2nd, 2012)

My relationship with fat (another obligatory F-bomb warning, B-word, etc…)

I use the word "fat." I use that word because that's what people are: they're fat. They're not bulky; they're not large, chunky, hefty or plump. And they're not big-boned. Dinosaurs were big-boned. These people are not overweight: this term somehow implies there is some correct weight. There is no correct weight. Heavy is also … Continue reading My relationship with fat (another obligatory F-bomb warning, B-word, etc…)

Free Slow Cooker Book! And Free Gluten Free Book!

I stumbled across a great freebie for home foodies today on Amazon.com. This is a totally free (for a limited time), downloadable e-book that can be read on your computer or e-reader. Check it out! 36 Succulent Slow Cooker Recipes From Around The World by Cheri Compton. ***Edit 9/22*** Also on Amazon, a free e-Book,51 … Continue reading Free Slow Cooker Book! And Free Gluten Free Book!

Book freebies…

I'm always looking to expand my 'poor but resourceful' skills. For a brief amount of time I tried out the extreme couponing thing. While I don't coupon to a crazy degree (100 bottles of salad dressing and snatching coupons out of the recycling bin), I still am pretty thrifty and tend to look for coupons … Continue reading Book freebies…

Civility: A Manifesto!

In South East Alabama we know that in "hunting season," we can go and shoot the deer... It's too bad that during "political" season, we can't shoot the politicians... Not so fast, commentators and folks that post excessive angry political rants on Facebook.... Looking at you too... All kidding aside, this season really gets to … Continue reading Civility: A Manifesto!

Is it too much to ask?

Is it too much to ask that Beth Ditto follow me around and sing... Did I mention how much I love Gossip. <and for you digital folks: Gossip Mp3s on Amazon.com>