But do you ever think of “spectacles: on or off”? Because apparently it’s the latest controversial topic to sweep my OkCupid inbox.
You see, on OkCupid I have a couple profile pictures. Of the 5, 4 of them are of me WITH my glasses on (since my glasses are on my face pretty much every waking moment) and one photo without my glasses because it’s a cute picture.
And there seems to be a growing population of men on OkCupid who think it’s a great idea to email me and tell me how much better I look without my glasses. SO MANY GUYS emailed me regarding their opinion on this non-issue that I actually had to put in my profile “please don’t email me telling me how much better I look without my glasses, because I never asked for your lame-ass opinion.”
So then, I get an email from an interesting-looking fellow who writes me, “Wow, someone would actually tell you that you look better without your glasses? I think you look SO much better WITH your glasses on than without them!!”
Um. Thank you?
Since that fateful email reassuring me that I am drop-dead gorgeous with my glasses on but a hideous gremlin with them off, I have still received several emails of guys feigning mock-horror that someone told me I look better without my glasses and don’t you know you look great with your glasses on? WHY ARE THE GLASSES EVEN IN QUESTION?
If you don’t like a girl who wears glasses, don’t message me. If you only like girls who wear glasses, don’t message me. If you think I’m pretty or cool regardless of whether or not I’m blind as a bat in daylight than yeah, you can message me. But sending me emails giving me your unwarranted opinion on the matter of my facial accessories is just… no.
Another something I don’t want your negative opinion on? These No-Bake Muddy Buddy Cookies… only because they’re impossible not to enjoy! Everyone will love these crunchy, creamy, delicious cookies that are made in minutes and are only four ingredients — stuff you probably have on hand right now!
- 1 sleeve Ritz crackers
- ½ cup creamy peanut butter
- 1 pkg chocolate Candiquik
- 1 cup powdered sugar
- Line a rimmed baking sheet with foil and place the crackers onto the foil sheet in an even layer; set aside.
- Spoon the peanut butter into a piping bag attached with a medium-sized open circle tip, or in a Ziploc with a corner snipped off. Pipe teaspoon-sized dollops of peanut butter onto the tops of the crackers until all the crackers are covered with PB. Smooth out the tops of the peanut butter using your finger or a small knife.
- Freeze the crackers for about 20 minutes, or until firm. Meanwhile, prepare the Candiquik according to package directions. Once the cookies have frozen, dip the cookies into the Candiquik to coat completely, allowing excess coating to drip off. Place the wet cookies onto the baking sheet and repeat.
- Once the chocolate has set or mostly set, place the powdered sugar into a large gallon-sized zip-top bag. Drop in about 10 cookies at a time, seal the bag, and gently shake the bag to coat the cookies in the powdered sugar. Serve!
If you’ve never had Muddy Buddies, you’re missing out — it’s a classic snack that combines Chex cereal with peanut butter and chocolate, which is then smothered in powdered sugar. This kid-friendly snack has many names, including the adorable name Puppy Chow, but is well-liked around the world for being so easy and tasty! These cookies are like Muddy Buddy’s older, more sophisticated cousin. They have all of the same characteristics as Muddy Buddies — the crunch, the creamy peanut butter, the smooth chocolate, the dusting of powdered sugar, and that irresistible sweet & salty flavor profile — but come in a delightful cookie form that will please kids and adults alike. Plus, they’re fun to make with children since the kids can pipe on the peanut butter or do the dunking. Consider adding sprinkles on top for a festive twist, or using another nut butter if peanut butter isn’t your thing. They’re extremely versatile!
Have a delicious day!!