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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.

Keep your fur babies close to you forever with pet memorial jewelry

As a person who rescues senior dogs I’m very aware that our pets won’t be around forever. I’ve lost many of my babies, and I’ve been looking into getting a piece of memorial jewelry so that I can keep them with me always. Luckily there are so many different ways to make and wear pet memorial jewelry. So I thought I’d share all the gorgeous ways we can keep our fur babies with us always…

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?

5 things to make your life easier when traveling with a toddler

My kid has wracked up more airline miles than I did at her age. And recently I went traveling with my toddler BY MYSELF. So, my fellow toddler-minders: Learn from my mistakes. Here are some things that I’ve found that could make your life easier when traveling with a toddler.

A cute rice cooker makes your countertops AESTHETIC

So you want a rice cooker but you don’t want your kitchen counters to lose their aesthetic vibes? Offbeat Home is here for you with a collection of cute and unique rice cookers that keep your kitchen cute AF.

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?

How to help someone after a miscarriage in 5 simple ways

While miscarriage is a normal part of pregnancy journeys, it doesn’t mean it feels normal. After my miscarriage I felt like I was going insane. And all through that I experienced everything from the most amazing support to shocking insensitivity. So I’d like to tell you how to help someone after a miscarriage in these 5 simple ways…