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Author Archive: Jamie Alvarenga

Jamie enjoys writing about humorous, awkward, and sometimes uncomfortable topics. She is inspired by strong women who aren’t afraid to speak their minds and compete with men. In her free time she’s lovingly annoying her husband and chasing after their two dutch rabbits.

Let Freedom And Cigars Ring

Happy birthday America!!! Last year in honor of the 4th I wrote this snarky little article about ‘MURICA-related things that annoy me. This year, I’m celebrating. Why am I celebrating? Well, this is a summer of change for me. I’m investing in myself and my future. I’m sorry that at…
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Alex Vause Makes Me Feel Things

The following post is a part of the Funny Blog Friday Blog Hop – Girl’s Night. After reading today’s story, scroll to the bottom and click on the other bloggers participating. Each blog is also posting something hilarious, sarcastic, or all around funny today. Last night Season 3 of Orange…
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10 Inappropriate Places To Distribute Business Cards

In three weeks I’ll be attending my first blog conference. Upon researching exactly what one does at these conferences, I discovered that handing out business cards is a pretty big part of the experience. And so I made a shit-ton of mint green cards plastered with my face on one…
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Period Panties: A Modern Day Love Story

The other day I got what my grandmother calls “my monthly.” My period came unexpected as always. Sometimes every four weeks; sometimes eight. My period is a scarlet witch who flies into town any damn time she pleases. I don’t always mind since she’s ultimately there to reassure me no…
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I Am Encouraging Everyone To Share A Happy Story About Baltimore

By now the news of Freddie Gray and the Baltimore riots have become international. I can’t log in to any social media without seeing images of looting and buildings burning to the ground. Internet comment sections are full of finger pointing, vile name calling, and judgement. There is so much…
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My Childhood Home Is Being Demolished

The other week I received a notification that my brother had posted a link on my Facebook wall. I assumed it was going to be an inappropriate meme or Spongebob clip because that’s 98 percent of what we discuss. We’re obviously sophisticated siblings. I clicked on the notification and instead…
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