The Gracious Ladies have hit the road!

Dearest readers, Well the colony has had to hit the road once again. Next Monday we’ll explain the reasons for having to abandon our plantation home and head west in a great hurry. (Spoiler alert: it wasn’t the zombies made us flee.) So far we haven’t found a home and Mr. K says it could … Continue reading

Funeral Etiquette for a Zombie World

Mr. Young Sr. has finally kicked the bucket and died this morning of black lung at the ripe old age of 68. While I can’t pretend I really enjoyed his endless mining stories, I do have a lot of respect for his persistence. He is the oldest person in our colony—possibly the oldest living person … Continue reading

Ask the Gracious Ladies: Birthday Cake Edition

Dear Gracious Ladies, I live in a safe house with a small group of survivors, and we have a birthday coming up!  I would love to make a cake or other delicious, fancy dessert for the surprise party, but my recipes from the old days all involve electric mixers and many ingredients.  Do you have … Continue reading

Miss E’s “Feelin’ Shitty” Chicken Soup Recipe

Over the past four days, nearly all of the adults in my survival shelter have come down with the flu save for Mr. Silver and myself. Since Mr. Silver is useless in everything that does not involve origami and/or tea drinking, this means that I’ve been the resident nurse while the colony recovers. Caretaking is … Continue reading