Dating · Family · Friends · Relationship

Family values

I know, I know, I’m shit and I haven’t been writing, and I’m sorry. I actually started a post last week about how cutely gross/funny my relationship is, but I’m not feeling it at the moment, so you’re spared the schmoop. For now. Instead, I give you Anxiety Girlâ„¢. You’ve met her before (well some…… Continue reading Family values

Family · Life

A Steph by any other name

I am home for the holidays, which is always interesting. I’ve written before about my somewhat rocky relationship with Christmas, and all the baggage that comes attached to the holiday season. One of the main reasons for all that baggage is the idea of ‘home.’ My parents’ homes are no longer mine, but they are…… Continue reading A Steph by any other name

Life

Do you need a gift receipt?

One of the best parts about staying in Toronto for Christmas is not worrying about Christmas shopping until after the holiday hordes are gone. You would think I’d be able to just kick back, drink some hot chocolate at home, and laugh at all the idiots who haven’t finished started their shopping yet, right? No such…… Continue reading Do you need a gift receipt?

Family · Friends · Life · Religion

All I want for Christmas

Tis the season to be jolly, et cetera. I have had a very tumultuous relationship with the holidays, so today we’re going to walk a little with the Ghost of Christmas Past. Boo! As a child, Christmas was a blast. My parents divorced when I was quite young, which meant I got twice as many…… Continue reading All I want for Christmas