Andrea Scout - Not Your Mom's Mom

22 Sep 2015

Babyproofing and the Tiny Apartment

You live in a tiny apartment with your tiny baby. Except that your baby is no longer tiny, and your apartment is now a straight-up death trap. What was once a newborn angel sanctuary is now a clusterfuck of destruction.

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18 Jun 2015

Father’s Day Broke-Ass Gift Solutions

If you’re like me, your dad is dead so you’re off the hook this Father’s Day. But if you’re like everyone else, you’ve waited to the very last minute to get your dad a gift, and you’re broke as shit to boot. Relax. You don’t need something fancy from Ten

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18 Feb 2020

The Delicious Card: Rad Deals at 30+ SF Restaurants

I am extremely excited to announce the release of The Delicious Card! Delicious cardholders get awesome deals at over 30 of your favorite SF eateries! Membership is a great way to explore new places, support local businesses, and support local journalism.

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14 May 2015

Gifts For Broke-Ass Babies

Is it just me, or is social media a complete babyfest lately?  Everyone is popping out kids.  Your boss, your best friend, your sister.  And shockingly, they’re all expecting a gift.  They might say they’re not, but they are. You’ll probably end up getting something uninspired.  Not because you want

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30 Apr 2015

Your Baby Is Ugly (And Other Things I Blame On Hormones)

Everyone knows that pregnant ladies are flush with hormones.  Not everyone knows that those hormones still rage for months after delivery…….and they can make you a crazy person. For example: Thanks to hormones, I no longer hate The Big Bang Theory. The Big Bang Theory was on roughly 78 times

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09 Apr 2015

Tiny Baby, Tiny Apartment (Part 5): Going Back to Work Sucks Balls

You just had a baby and you’re cruising through maternity leave.  Five minutes ago your baby was a newborn — a cozy little blob of goo who slept peacefully on your chest between feedings.  Now she yells and laughs, she kicks you and yanks your hair.  She faces out in

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02 Apr 2015

Tiny Baby, Tiny Apartment (Part 4): Make Maternity Leave Your Bitch

You live in a tiny apartment and you just had a baby. You’re home from the hospital, trying to put that whole bloodbath behind you. Your partner is back to work. And you and the baby are in the apartment, alone. All day long. Crying. Pooping. Staring nervously at one

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26 Mar 2015

Tiny Baby, Tiny Apartment (Part 3): Essential Infant Products for City Life

The baby industry is a total mind-fuck. You love your baby so buy our stroller, they advertise. But somehow they come off more like Buy our stroller or your child will drop out of high school and join Al-Qaeda. So you register for everything. Feels excessive, but you’re vulnerable. Maybe

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18 Mar 2015

Tiny Baby, Tiny Apartment (Part 2): Create a Nursery from Thin Air in 3 Easy Steps

You’re pregnant — about to pop — and you live in a tiny apartment. Soon you’re going to have to fit a baby in there. But how? You’ve Googled it. You’ve scoured Pinterest. Surely someone’s blazed the way for you. Where’s that don’t-take-no-shit Manhattan couple with all the answers? Or

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