Many of us have had a Thanksgiving when we didn’t feel particularly thankful. For us, that came this year. If you’ve read any of our posts, you know that we’ve got IVF on the horizon and on top of that we spend most hours of the day wondering how to live despite misophonia. This year’s … More Christmas decorating brings real joy
We’re in the giving mood early this week so we wanted to bring you our top favorite recipes for doing something amazing with your Thanksgiving meal leftovers. Thanksgiving food is definitely yummy, but the leftovers can get a little bland, especially as you run out of some key items (green bean casserole, I’m looking at … More The best recipes for Thanksgiving leftovers
Well, another year has gone by and it’s Thanksgiving time again! Warm dinner rolls, pumpkin pie, cornbread stuffing, homemade cranberry relish—it’s the ultimate comfort food holiday. However, misophonia can often make this day unbearable. Earplugs and choosing judiciously where to eat around the table (along with eating as fast as possible!) were my coping mechanisms as … More 10 Easy Crowd-Pleasing Apps to Spice up Thanksgiving!
About once a year, Kelly and I venture out into the morning cold, line our coats with non-crunchy snacks, and drive to the movie theater. For the last few years, we’ve made a special point to see The Hunger Games films around opening weekend. We hate waiting to see the movies we love, but with misophonia … More We’re going to the movies!
Your weekly roundup of the best things on the web. This week, it’s all about how to be a better blogger. … More Build a budget photo studio, make money, and write better [Fresh Links Friday]
Over the last week, I’ve been reading a marketing book called Jab, Jab, Jab, Right Hook (JJJRH for short). It’s written by a guy called Gary Vaynerchuk, who’s been super successful using the web to create and grow businesses. I work for a digital marketing agency that builds mobile apps, so he’s sort of a … More What a marketing book’s teaching me about understanding
If you know someone with misophonia, it’s actually a really great idea to consider how they feel before you continue making trigger noises. … More Six ways to adjust now if your spouse has misophonia
If you haven’t already figured it out, Kelly and I love the outdoors. Unfortunately, Chicagoland doesn’t really offer too much in the way of outdoor entertainment, especially as winter approaches. I started climbing with some friends when we lived in the city. I had access to an indoor gym as well as an outdoor climbing … More Dealing with the stress through sport
A few weeks ago, when the cool air of autumn really started to blow in, Kelly and I went camping two consecutive weekends in a row. As with most camping trips with friends or family, the most tedious part is planning meals everyone will enjoy. Our typical camping trip usually lands us in a drive-in … More Warmed cinnamon apple pancakes
When I get stressed or put into a foul mood, I need distractions. Here are a few of my favorite. What are yours? … More Distractions, when you just can’t shake your mood