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The 8 Stages Of Eating Chicago-Style Deep Dish Pizza For The First Time

By: Ami Angelowicz / June 11, 2013
Stage 1: Skepticism. You sit down at what's supposedly the best deep dish pizza restaurant in all of Chicago and think to yourself, There's no way I'll like this better than New York pizza. I like my crust thin. I like to be able to fold my slice in half and eat it while I… More »

7 Fictional Father Figures Who Helped Raise Me

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / June 11, 2013
I've written before about why my dad is awesome, but looking back at my childhood, he definitely wasn't the only father figure in my life. Being the imaginative weirdo that I was, most of my alternate dads were completely and totally fictional, but that didn't make them any less integral to my emotional… More »

10 Uniquely Awesome Things About Living In The South

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / June 10, 2013
My boyfriend Nick and I have lived in Tennessee for almost two months now. After spending most of our lives in the Pacific Northwest, we are total newbies to the South, so while we are by no means experts on Southern culture, we also don't take any part of it for granted. From big hair… More »

5 Tips For Making Your Own Wedding Bouquet

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / June 7, 2013
One of the easiest ways to save money and add some DIY flair to your wedding ceremony is to make your own bridal bouquet. Choosing your own flowers is a fun and creative way to personalize your wedding day look, but it can be a bit intimidating if you don't know where to start. I… More »

20 Things Your Guests Will/Won’t Remember About Your Wedding

By: Ami Angelowicz / June 6, 2013
I've never had a wedding. I've never planned a wedding. I've never even helped plan a wedding. But, as a 30-something, I've been attending weddings regularly for the last decade and I think it's time for me tell about-to-tie-the-knot couples the truth: the things your guests care about (open bar! music!) and the details you're… More »

Compassionate Fashion: 5 Tips For Hesitant Thrifters

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / June 5, 2013
One way to be a more conscious consumer is to buy from responsible, ethical companies, which we've been spotlighting in our Compassionate Fashion shopping guides these past few weeks. When it comes down to it though, the most effective way to step out of the fast fashion cycle is to buy your clothe… More »

12 Types Of A**holes & How To Deal With Them

Ami had a friend in college who taught her the acronym PAFU, which stands for People Are Fucked Up. At the time, she thought it was funny. More than 15 years later, she's adopted it as her life motto. It's the truth, people can be major assholes. Sometimes they don't mean to be -- and… More »

9 Squittens You’re Gonna Want To Squish

Squittens! It sounds like a noise that happens in your ladydrawers after a makeout session, but hell to the NO. Squittens are kittens that look like squirrels — specifically kittehs which sit up on their hind legs like squirrels peering around for nuts. Some squittens, like the cutie named Petal above, are born without bone… More »

8 Lies That You’re Allowed To Tell In Bed (in GIFs)

By: The Frisky / May 30, 2013
Despite our best efforts to dispel stigmas when it comes to sex, a new study published in the journal of Sex Roles found that men and women are still lying about their "number" just as much as they were a decade ago. Researchers found that, when hooked up to a lie detector,… More »

6 “Star Trek” Catchphrases And How To Work Them Into Everyday Conversations

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / May 24, 2013
"Star Trek" has been a part of popular culture for nearly 50 years now, so it was inevitable that many of the popular lines from the show would work their way into our vernacular. Most of us know a "Star Trek" catchphrase or two, but working them into casual conversation can be a bit of… More »

7 Reasons “Star Trek Into Darkness” Is Actually A Chick Flick

On the surface, "Star Trek Into Darkness" certainly looks like a typical dude movie. It's got huge explosions, spaceships, fighting, and futuristic weapons. Obviously we would have loved it even if it was the most manly movie in history, but after seeing it for ourselves we were surprised to discover that, in many ways, it'… More »

42 Things Your Grocery Store Cashier Really Wants You To Know

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / May 20, 2013
Most people interact with a grocery store cashier at least a couple times a week. We hand them our credit cards and they see our most intimate purchases, but beyond a (hopefully) friendly greeting and quick "have a nice day," those of us who have never worked as a cashier know very little about thi… More »

The 7 Most Underrated Things About Teenage Girls

By: Ami Angelowicz / May 17, 2013
A new survey breaks down teenage angst by the numbers. According to the findings, in one year, the average teen girl will have 183 disagreements with her mom, 157 with her father, 257 with her siblings, and 127 with her friends, during which she'll slam 164 doors. In addition to all the… More »

10 Types Of Dancers You’ll Always See At A Club

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / May 15, 2013
Recently, I went out dancing with some friends. Looking around at the crowd bouncing and swaying to the beat, I realized that no matter what club you go to, there are certain types of dancers that you're always going to see. Like the true nerd that I am, I went home and wrote them all… More »

11 Times When It’s Totally Appropriate To Have A Loud Orgasm

By: The Frisky / May 15, 2013
So, you're naturally a screamer whose partner has to put a pillow over your mouth when you're having an orgasm. You've probably resented this at some point, because when you're cumming, instead of reveling in pleasure, you're thinking about who heard you and thought you were getting your organs harvested against your will. Your loudne… More »

10 Simple Tips That Might Save Your Relationship

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / May 14, 2013
My boyfriend Nick and I recently made a new relationship rule: as soon as either of us feels any inkling of a bad mood coming on, we tell each other ASAP. Just a quick heads up, like, "Hey, I'm feeling a little irritable right now." Announcing your bad mood before it causes a problem let… More »

10 Pieces Of Insane Advice Our Mothers Gave Us (Along With Some Equally Insane GIFs)

By: The Frisky / May 10, 2013
Usually our mothers give us sound advice, like we need to use shaving cream and lotion to prevent razor burn. Or that that we should swallow our pride and apologize if we've done something wrong. We're on board with this stuff. But sometimes, the things our mothers tell us are just really bizarre. In honor… More »

7 Little Ways To Show Your Mom Some Long-Distance Love

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / May 8, 2013
Mother's Day is this Sunday, which always brings up a good question: what's the best way to celebrate your mom and keep your relationship strong if you live hundreds (or thousands!) of miles away from her and can't just show up at her house with a bouquet of flowers? I polled the rest of The… More »

The Unsung Benefits Of A Cracked Cellphone Screen

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / May 8, 2013
When I spent a ridiculous amount of money on a brand new smartphone, I knew it was only a matter of time until I broke it, and sure enough, two weeks after I got it, I was touring a house my best friend was considering renting, and dropped my phone while attempting to take a… More »

8 Types Of Mothers & The Issues They Gave You

By: The Frisky / May 7, 2013
We don't get to choose our mothers. That would make everything so much easier. Or would it? There's no such thing as a perfect mother. We may wish our mothers were in some way different, but that's a waste of energy. The truth is, any mother we would have had would've left us with a… More »

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