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The 3 most expensive purchases I ever made

Given the intense interest in my spending diary, I thought some more financial confessions were in order – so make yourself a brew and pull up a chair while I dish the dirt on the three most expensive things I ever bought. These would probably be very different if I owned a house – those […]

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How much did I spend this week in Dublin?

weekly spend money diaries

I have been obsessed with Refinery29’s Money Diaries, each documenting a different woman’s weekly spend, for far too long now – and I know it’s a curiosity I’m not alone in. So I decided that I’d start a new monthly series, where I document exactly what I’m spending and on what. This weekly spend I […]

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Coping strategies for depressed people who need to get on with things

coping strategies for people with depression

If you like reading my work, please consider donating as little as $1 a month (about 89 cents) to support rosemarymaccabe.com and my podcast, How to be Sound. I have a Patreon account where you can do just that – read all about it here and check it out here. Let’s get one thing straight: when it comes to coping […]

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Shock update: it’s easy to be body positive when you’re thin (and cis, and white…)

Mariah Aro Sharp body positive

Pic credit: Mariah Aro Sharp If you enjoy reading blog posts like ‘It’s easy to be body positive when you’re thin’, would you consider donating as little as $1 a month (about 89 cents) to support rosemarymaccabe.com and my podcast, How to be Sound? I have a Patreon account where you can do just that – read […]

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Eco-friendly sanitary pads | Review

A few months ago, way back when I started my podcast, I declared that I wanted to find eco-friendly sanitary pads to make my monthly menstruations less environmentally damaging. I had tried the mooncup and enjoyed it, for a time; ultimately, it had let me down in the most heinous of ways (trigger warning: bodily trauma). […]

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