What’s a death doula? (And why I became one)
Death doulas see death not only as something that’s a necessary part of life… but something that can even be beautiful.
How to adopt an elephant
Many years ago, when I was greedily going through every article on Offbeat Home to absorb all of the awesomeness within, I came across an article about how to adopt an elephant from Sheldrick’s Wildlife Trust. This year, I finally adopted my own orphaned elephant.
I just got laid off what do I do now?
Hi, my name is Suki and last month I got unexpectedly laid off, along with a third of the company where I was working. This week, I just started a new job… Let me tell you what I did to stay sane and quickly pivot from lay off depression to proactive job hunting momentum.
27 tips for How To Rock Thin Curly Hair Like A Queen
I’ve always had very thin, fine hair that curls naturally in certain humidity. In hot weather it’s just frizzy. My other issue is that I don’t have a lot of it. I’ve tried Shamphree briefly, and coconut oil, and others. But there’s just so many options out there that I wonder what has worked for other people with fine, thin, sometimes frizzy hair?
Gender roles are soul crushing so why are we still gendering kids clothes?
I was two minutes into writing a post about shoes for toddlers when I had to stop and throw a public fit. Why the hell are we still gendering kids clothes? Why am I forced to gender my child before they even have a chance to figure it out themselves just so I can them get some damned shoes?
I went viral on TikTok for being Face Blind
I filmed a sketch about being Face Blind on TikTok and it went unexpectedly went viral. And the people had questions! And I’ve been more than happy to answer. Because, honestly, the more people know that Face Blindness (aka. Prosopagnosia) is A Thing, the less humiliated I may feel in social situations.
Here’s the video and then let’s talk about it…
The best spooky podcasts to fall asleep to
I love listening to ghost stories, stories of weird disappearances, and other unexplained phenomena. And I especially love listening to spooky podcasts while I drift off to sleep. But it can’t be ANY podcast, I have rules…
Tons of Hocus Pocus gear (shirts! prints! costumes!) to put a spell on you
Come little reader, I’ll take you away, into a land of enchantment. Hocus Pocus has entered the pantheon of classics to rewatch this time of year. Thankfully, when something becomes popular, MERCH arrives! There are some cute AF Hocus Pocus gear like shirts, jewelry, props, prints, and even costumes that are available to get you in the spirit.
Let me put a spell on you while you peruse the merchandise. I promise not to steal your youth. Probably…