Although I loved the monkey accessories that Matt had since we started dating, after five years of living with it, I wanted a change. I have difficulty with early mornings, especially in the dark Canadian winter, so I wanted the bathroom to be so incredibly fucking cheerful that I couldn't help but wake up and be alert in the morning!
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Before we continue, two things: One, I am not a veterinarian. This is simply what has worked for us and our pup. Two, we are about to talk about poop. LOTS OF POOP. If you're eating a tasty burrito, maybe set it down 'til we're done.
I read David Shaftel's headline in The New York Times, "Brunch Is for Jerks" and reacted with the expected outrage. You killjoy! Who hates brunch? As with so many things in life the problem isn't with brunch itself but with the jerks who participate in it. Clickbait headline aside, Shaftel has a point…
We live in snow country and deal with the fluffy white wet stuff about half the year. This is my all-time favorite gadget for drying soggy gloves/mittens, boots, shoes, damp socks, or anything small…
So you want to play roller derby? First of all, congrats on officially making one of your better life choices! Aside from being a fun and challenging way to get exercise and explore your athletic side, roller derby has some astoundingly fantastic side-effects including increased confidence, immediate and massive expansion of your social circle, and the opportunity to exert physical violence in legal and, in fact, highly encouraged capacity. So with all that said, is it really possible to go from zero skating experience to roller derby bad-ass? Speaking from my own extensive experience as well as from years of teaching others, my answer is an unequivocal HELLS YEAH! Here are a few key things you can do to get prepped and ready to embark on your new and exciting life as a roller derby kicker of the ass.