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pros and cons of small children

pros and cons of small children

pros: They’re adorable. I have half a mind to upload the video I took today of my almost-three year old niece repeatedly shouting “I like boat rides!” in public. But I won’t. Just trust me that it’s really cute, okay? They think you’re great. You’re really old compared to a toddler, and as such, most(…)

please shut up about millennials, i’m begging you

please shut up about millennials, i’m begging you

It looks like we’re still doing this. Saying things about millennials. I asked us to stop, but I guess we’re not stopping. Fine. The latest offense comes from psychotherapist Brooke Donatone writing at Slate. She thinks we “can’t grow up” and are “unable to think for [ourselves]” because of “helicopter parenting.” I think she needs(…)

ten awesome dorm room posters from etsy

ten awesome dorm room posters from etsy

Here’s the sad truth about dorm decoration: Everyone gets their shit from the same places. And while there’s a good reason that you should buy your bed risers from, say, Target and not the sketchy Portuguese grocery store down the street (those are not bed risers, they are expired cans of soup), you don’t want(…)

i ate this crazy dunkin donuts sandwich for you

i ate this crazy dunkin donuts sandwich for you

That’s how much I love you, dear readers. I found a Dunkin Donuts that sells the infamous Glazed Donut Breakfast Sandwich. I bought one and I ate it. And, while eating it, I took a ton of awkward selfies in Boston South Station. For journalism. I should really rename this blog “Clara is gross and weird.”(…)

life skills for the incompetent: how to clean a sink

life skills for the incompetent: how to clean a sink

I did it! I cleaned the freaking bathroom sink! And now I’m going to tell you how to clean a sink in such a way that it will be literally as obvious as possible. Seriously. Does your drain suck? See what I did there? It’s a pun! Anyway, part of the reason my sink was(…)

how to dye your hair

how to dye your hair

  1. Get your supplies. Drive 45 minutes around random back roads of Massachusetts looking for a Sally’s Beauty Supply. If your hair is naturally pretty dark, you’re going to need to bleach your hair, so buy some bleach. Actually, buy a shit ton of bleach. They always assume you have like, half as much(…)

5 reasons i want a dog

5 reasons i want a dog

1. Dogs are snuggly. It’s cold outside, and now that Valentine’s Day has come and gone, “relationship season” is pretty much over. It’s not so easy to simply trick another human into sleeping in your bed. Dogs, on the other hand, want to sleep in your bed. Dogs are generally affectionate creatures, and they want to snuggle(…)