The holiday season should be joyful, a time when we make beautiful memories with family and friends. But all too often, the holidays are characterized by panic and stress: Did you remember everyone on your shopping list? Did you buy all the ingredients you’ll need for the big holiday dinner?
Sound familiar? If so, take a deep breath and read on. These holiday hacks will help alleviate some of these stresses, making your holiday one to remember.
For something to be ironic, it has to be obvious to the listener that you don’t mean what you’re saying — that, in fact, what you believe to be true is the exact opposite of the words coming out of your mouth. Try as you might to prove in every other way that you aren’t, you know, actually sexist, you have one major problem: telling a sexist joke, even ironically, hurts women.
And nothing says “I’m not sexist” quite like hurting a woman just for a laugh.
“I’m tired of being the better person,” I whined into the phone to my mother. Read More
The winter holiday season is a time most of us look forward to, not just for the endless feasts and piles of sweet treats, but for the time we get to spend with our closest friends and family. Read More
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Couples who work regular nine-to-five jobs have it hard enough trying to find time for each other. But for people working shifts, finding time for both rest and relationship can seem near impossible. Read More
For the past sixteen years professional writers, word-weaving dilettantes and eager new novelists have gathered on social media and in local libraries to crank out their own 50,000 word novels during the month of November. Read More
While Canadian Halloween traditions certainly don’t lack for macabre, we tend to focus on some combination of the sexy and the scary, living out our personal fantasies. Maybe it’s this reason that so many of us are drawn to traditions like Dia de Muertos (Day of the Dead). Read More
If you’ve been asked to be a bridesmaid in one of the estimated 40,000 Canadian weddings this August—the most popular month with a quarter of the yearly nuptials—you know already how stressful it can be navigating the marathon of events with grace and kindness. And with your savings intact. Read More