QUIZ! Which #Squad Should You Hang With?

1.  What types of activities do your #squad typically enjoy doing? A.  We get into all sorts of trouble.  Like, literal trouble. B.  Dishing about our sex lives! C.  Something courageous and selfless, aww. D.  Dishing about our sex lives…or should I say, lack thereof. 2.  What food do you[…]

Sunday Stealing: Consider Yourself Meme

Hey, Sunday Stealers!  Our four-day weekend is almost at a close!  Now it’s less than a month til the next one!  Say what you will about the holiday season, it’s a pretty great time of year for time off!!  My T-Gives in CT was great.  It was so warm, we[…]

Crying in Public

I’ve never been a huge crier, but…lately…I cry all the time.  No, I don’t think I’m depressed.  I think I’m just…in touch with my emotions?  Or possibly ovulating?  That might also be it. I cried in public for hours the day after Halloween.  My boyfriend and I dragged our hung-over[…]

5 Fandom Friday: Black Friday NEEDS

Black Friday?  Bah Humbug!  I don’t believe in Black Friday.  “But Meghan!” you say, “What about Christmas shopping for friends and family?”  You know what?  This year, everybody’s getting a nice bottle of booze.  It’s what you want, need, and will use!  So there.  I’m not going shopping on Black[…]

This Thanksgiving, I am Thankful…

Last year, Thanksgiving, reflected in L’Escargot This Thanksgiving will be my second – SECOND! – with my boyfriend.  Since we are planning to visit his family, chances of him reading this are pretty small, which is good.  I’m not looking to get in any trouble, here.  I just want to[…]

What’s The Weirdest Thing You’ve Ever Eaten?

Tomorrow is Thanksgiving!  Meaning that all across the country, Americans are getting psyched and ready to stuff their faces full of holiday foods and I’m over here making you lose your appetites. All my life I’ve sworn “I will never eat bugs!”  I also said I’d never do a lot[…]

QUIZ! Which Thanksgiving Food Are You?

1.  What do you wear to Thanksgiving Dinner? A.  Well, if I have time, I’m going to change out of this apron and into a nice outfit. B.  Call me when the food’s ready, I’m still wearing the pajamas I slept in. C.  Are jeans too casual?  I should wear[…]

Sunday Stealing: Would You Rather Meme

p { margin-bottom: 0.1in; line-height: 120%; } Hi Sunday Stealers!  Hope your weeks have been warm, minimally snowy, and productive!  I’m hoping to install shelving this weekend – so I apologize if this is dashed off quick, but I’m taking measurements and blah blah blah I gotta run, let’s do[…]

25 Pet Peeves

Oh, boy, did I unload here!  Let’s get to it:  Darling Stewie (that’s her blog name and me being jocundly affectionate) posted a list of 25 Pet Peeves as a “Doggy Bag” post!  So I drank two Frangelicos, lit some incense, and purged my 25 biggest pet peeves out into[…]

5 Fandom Friday: 5 Reasons I’m Thankful for Blogging

This week’s 5 Fandom Friday topic is “Fandoms You’re Thankful For” but the only fandom community I could think of was this one:  The Blogging Community.  We have our inside jokes, our struggles, our cliches, and our unique culture.  I knew I wanted to write a Thanksgiving post about the[…]

What Was Your First Drink?

When you were a toddler, your parents might have slipped you sips of beer, or let you taste the champagne at a wedding, but I want to know:  what was your first “real” alcoholic beverage like?  How old were you?  Did you like it? I was a few months shy[…]

The Twelve Freakouts of Christmas, pt. 1

For the First Christmas Freakout My True Love Gave to Me:  The Window Displays Freakout “I’m still hung over from Halloween!  I’m not ready to deal with this shit!  I don’t have plans for Thanksgiving yet, and I haven’t even accomplished one of my New Year’s Resolutions!  I rebuke thee,[…]

Staged Photos on Social Media

Dear Blogging Community, It has come to my attention that several members of our social media circle have been accused of staging photos.  I, for one, am shocked.  As you can see from my unstaged, unfiltered reaction photo above.  That’s real life, people!  Excuse me, I’m so rattled, I need[…]

Guys and Dolls: Feminism and the Moschino Barbie Ad

Remember this Barbie commercial, which came out in October?  You know, the totally inspirational one with the feminist message?: No, not the one where grown adults laughed at little girls acting as though they could be anything they wanted to be. I’m talking about this one!: Why?  Because the first[…]

QUIZ! Which Disney Princess Explains Why You’re In Therapy?

1.  Let’s talk about your mother. A. She’s not in the picture. B. She wants me to be just like her! C. I’d rather talk about my relationship? D. Okay, whatever you’d like. 2.  How is your life going? A.  I would rather escape to a fantasy world. B.  I’m[…]

Interview With My Liquor Cabinet

Lotsa whiskey.  My boyfriend is a whiskey man.  Whiskey declined to be interviewed. Meghan Sara:  Hi, everybody.  This Saturday, I thought we’d try something a little different, and introduce you to the ladies in my liquor cabinet.  We’ve got White Wine, here.  White Wine, how are you doing? White Wine: […]

5 Fandom Friday: Favourite Seasonal Foods

Yay for 5 Fandom Friday!  As a gluten-free-pescetarian, I probably have a very different list from most people?  I don’t get to have fun with cookies, or pie, and I don’t eat turkey and stuffing, but there are certain treats that I always look forward to enjoying around the holidays!![…]

What’s Your Go-To Pose?

When someone aims a camera at you, you have to ACT FAST!  What do you do when the shutter’s on YOU?  Peace sign?  Duckface?  Maybe Duck-and-run-for-cover?  Put your hand in your hair and look down at the ground? Looking back at photos from my college years, it’s clear that I[…]

Change Inside & Out

Changing the outside doesn’t change the inside. I tell my parents this when they cluck over my tattoos.  I want to say, “I’m still your daughter!”  Just with more colorful packaging. I remember learning this lesson myself the hard way when I was dealing with disordered eating.  If you hate[…]