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A Queer’s Guide to Staying Sober during the Holidays
Advice / Guest blog posts / Life

A Queer’s Guide to Staying Sober during the Holidays

Guest author Mary Bowers is a writer and graphic designer living in Chicago with her wife and two kids. She stopped drinking in October of 2002 and knows exactly what it’s like to confront the wall of holiday booze. You can read other stuff she’s written at here. [hr] Ah, […]

Thanksgiving Sides: Brussels Sprouts and Cranberry Sauce
Culture / Food

Thanksgiving Sides: Brussels Sprouts and Cranberry Sauce

I admit that I am addicted to new and exciting Thanksgiving recipes. I love trying new things. However, I cannot tell a lie. I always hated brussels sprouts. I also never knew that it was “brussels sprouts” and not ” brussel sprouts” until I was working on this post. I […]

Bird and Bread
Culture / Food

Bird and Bread

Yesterday, we passed along some recipes for first courses on Thanksgiving but it’s time to get into the meat of the dinner – literally and figuratively. First up, let’s talk turkey. I must confess that I do not like to touch raw turkey, so, I have never been the one […]

Thanksgiving Starters
Food

Thanksgiving Starters

Thanksgiving is next week which seems impossible since most are still digging out from the Halloween candy avalanche. But, ready or not – here it comes. This week, we we will be sharing some of our contributors’ favorite recipes to get us all ready for Thanksgiving dinner. So, sit back, […]

Announcing VQ Monthly Chats
Family

Announcing VQ Monthly Chats

Announcing the first monthly VillageQ Twitter Chat on Monday, November 25th at 9PM EST.  Have you set a reminder?  Entered it in your calendar?  Invited all your friends?  Do you need more information? Our monthly chats hosted by VillageQ and contributors will take place on the last Monday of every month on topics related to […]

Keeping los muertos alive
Culture / Grief & loss / Kids / Life

Keeping los muertos alive

It’s hard to follow the imagination-filled sugar-fest that is Halloween. Still, before I can sneak all the mini-Snickers’ out of my kids’ trick or treat bags, Día De Los Muertos is upon us.  I don’t want to let this holiday slip by without  some observance, but it’s difficult to celebrate […]

Dominating PGS
Life

Dominating PGS

December came too soon this year but I have big plans for this month. Here’s what happens next: 1) My inner Grinch is reborn (circa Dec. 5th) 2) A bunch of year closing events (Dec. 15th to 20th and 26th to 30th) 3) My birthday and the end of the […]