New Year’s

Two years of two-word resolutions

Last year, my two-word New Year’s resolution was simply FEEL LOVED… which was oddly terrifying. How can two words be so difficult?

And oof, wait until you hear my two words for this year…

Last-minute New Year's party ideas for when friends tell you, "you're hosting!"

Last-minute New Year’s party ideas for when friends say, “you’re hosting!”

It’s almost 2018 and you’re ready to curl up with the pets and hit up Netflix, right? Nope. Your friends have decided that they want to party at YOUR PLACE. It’s time for you to host the most dope New Years’s Eve party ever.

You’ve got like a day, maybe two, to get shit in order. You need some last-minute New Year’s party ideas that will slay (or at least keep things chill and fun?). Let’s get to the celebration ideas, you party animals…

25 body-positive and feminist New Year’s resolutions

With so many companies trying to seasonally body-shame us into buying their products, while promoting the marginalization of minorities using New Year’s resolutions as a catalyst, how can we stay positive this New Year? I’ve compiled a list of positive New Year’s resolutions that are either feminist, body-positive or all about essential self-care. Enjoy!

What happened when I made a resolution to not buy anything new for a year

My resolution this year was The Compact, defined by Wikipedia as “a social and environmental movement whose members promise not to buy anything new for a year.”

So here’s how my Compact experience went…

New Year’s resolution + bucket list = Choose your own adventure with 101 in 1001 lists

So what is a 101 in 1001 list? Simply put, a list of 101 things that you’d like to do in 1001 days. It fits somewhere between a New Year’s resolution (1001 days is about 2.75 years) and a bucket list.

Happy Freaking New Year!

Happy 2014! I don’t know about you, Homies, but I’m very happy to have a clean slate. I’ve been thinking a lot about the brand-spanking newness of the New Year, so I thought I’d round up some of the site’s resources if you’re in the same contemplative mode…

Make every day technicolor: why skipping New Year’s is awesome

I don’t celebrate New Years for a few reasons. But the most important reason I don’t celebrate New Year’s is because I already see each day as a fresh start. I don’t need to party it up one day a year in order to cherish the fact that I get a chance to begin anew.

Megan-simple hearty winter recipe: Hoppin’ John!

Hoppin’ John is a traditional southern dish that is usually eaten on New Years’ Day, because it’s thought to bring good luck. It’s not much harder than dropping some stuff in a pan and letting it cook down, so (*cough* Megan): TRY IT. I think you’ll be surprised!