Middle-of-the-night cookies and fighting with love

Being 34 weeks pregnant is like having a 30-pound goiter that kicks you. Also, I don’t know if you know this, but being very pregnant, being newly married, working two jobs six days a week, and living in a new place is, at times, somewhat stressful. Plus this baby has started to turn, which means…

Chewy coconut cookies and WTF baby blues

Two weeks ago I moved in with SJ. Hired three guys to load all my stuff, including my coffee table (SJ does not believe in coffee tables — he calls them “shinbangers” — so when we want to watch 30 Rock instead of talking to each other, we eat dinner on a piano bench, like…

Salted chocolate chunk cookies and you’re no Channing Tatum!

So. OKCupid summarizes other people’s qualities (which they glean from how you answer questions) compared to your qualities at the bottom of each profile. FOR EXAMPLE: One recent afternoon, sitting in bed in torn pajamas and scratching the eczema on my legs, I found what I felt was a bad combination: Someone was more “sex-driven”…

Salted tahini chocolate chip cookies and WTF online dating

First, if your name is Draper, don’t put it in your profile name. If you want to make a reference to Don Draper from┬áMad Men, also don’t put it in your profile name. Because then the word “raper” is in your profile name. I don’t make the rules. Second, Match.com gives you many ways to…