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“Coming Out” is a Daily Thing

“Coming Out” is a Daily Thing

Lily and me watching Dora

We all have fears about what we will be like as parents. We pray to whichever God will listen that we don’t fuck them up too badly. As hopeful lesbian parents, we face some challenges that most people wouldn’t give a second thought.

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What You Might Not Know About The Women’s Movement

What You Might Not Know About The Women’s Movement

International Women’s Day was yesterday.

There are a massive amount of hashtags floating round the subject too: #beboldforchange #iwd2017 #SheInspiresMe #InternationalWomensDay #ADayWithoutAWoman #fundhercause

The list goes on.

I’m posting this now because I think awareness should go on for more than just 1 day.

And I think we all know why the big push for equality now – it looks like an orange asshole.

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How to Tame a Kitten

How to Tame a Kitten

A couple of months ago, Lucien said to me, “No more cats. We have Stitch, and that’s it.”

Stitch and looked at each other like “Yeah, ok.”

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Where Do Married Lesbians Go On Dates?

Where Do Married Lesbians Go On Dates?

IKEA, of course.

Whenever Lucien and I are around an IKEA, we just have to have our token date of walking the labyrinth, then finishing it off with a hot dog and frozen yogurt. Before we left Vancouver to come back to Alberta, we went for a walk in dream land.

These are some of the things we added to our wish list for our someday home. One that doesn’t have wheels.

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Lesbians Get Pregnant: Part One

Lesbians Get Pregnant: Part One

WARNING: If you find conversations about the reproductive system of women’s bodies uncomfortable, this will likely fall under the TMI category for you. The following post reveals some pretty personal information.

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Lucien and I have finally started actively trying to have a baby. For a lesbian couple, there is a bit more to it than creating a miracle in an act of passion with the one you love. It is far more clinical and we have received a number of questions from our friends and colleagues about the process.

So here it is.

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How to: Get Black Grease Out of Clothing with 3 Things You Probably Already Have

How to: Get Black Grease Out of Clothing with 3 Things You Probably Already Have

Black grease, especially if it has been sitting for, say, about a month, is a bit of a bitch to get out of fabric. But after a bit of research, I found something that worked like a dream.

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The Allure of Living Like the Dutch

The Allure of Living Like the Dutch

Nigel Powers: “There are only two things I can’t stand in this world: People who are intolerant of other people’s cultures, and the Dutch.”

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When I Am Sick As F@#K

When I Am Sick As F@#K

There are few things, for me, that make feeling miserable not so… miserable.

  • Cat cuddled and purring on lap: check, wait… no check. Ok, check again… and… nevermind.
  • Big comfy sweater, sweat pants, and warm socks: check, check, check
  • Decaf Earl Grey Tea in favorite mug: check and check
  • Kleenex: check
  • Reading list: check

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7 Foods You Must Try in Vancouver

7 Foods You Must Try in Vancouver

Feature photo courtesy Trip Advisor.

Arguably, the best food in the world can be found in and around Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

Authentic, sometimes century-old, family recipes have made their way here along with the people that have immigrated, from near and far.

The accessibility to quality ingredients (such as fresh fish, organic produce, and free-range, organic meats) has exposed us Westerners to the very best dishes from Cuba, India, Ethiopia, France, Italy, China, Mongolia, Korea, Lebanon, you name it…

Not to mention the amazing cultural experiences that come along with it.

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Technology on the Road

Technology on the Road

It can be tricky to stay appropriately connected with the outside world when parked in the middle of nowhere for months on end. We have been in some pretty remote places. Lue has even worked up in the Northwest Territories. I didn’t get to go on that adventure.

To give you an idea of our isolation, we stayed in places like:

Tall Cree

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