Sunday Funday Loves The Big Game with Ellen and Portia

Happy Sports Day, sports lesbians! It’s Sunday, the Big Game is on tonight, and I know literally nothing about it except that Shakira and Jennifer Lopez are doing the halftime show, right? And Jay Z owns the NFL now? Right?? I love sports! Can’t you tell??


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Even though I do not celebrate the sports holiday, I will be making crispy chickpeas to snack on and I highly encourage you to do something you love as well. Maybe make a fancy drink, maybe tell a human you think they’re great, maybe dress your pet up in a cute hat (if you do, please provide photographic evidence)?? You deserve to feel good! You deserve good things and good food and good love! Go out there and get all those things you deserve, babes. I love you!

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Ari is a 20-something artist and educator. They are a mom to two cats, they love domesticity, ritual, and porch time. They have studied, loved, and learned in CT, Greensboro, NC, and ATX.

Ari has written 324 articles for us.

3 Comments

  1. “You deserve to feel good! You deserve good things and good food and good love! Go out there and get all those things you deserve, babes. I love you!”

    Back atchu Al(aina)! Thank you for this positive start to the week, from a fellow chickpea ❤

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