Why is this funny?

Because there are people out there who do not understand the humour in this blog, and in honour of April Fool’s Day, this post is all about explaining the joke. Those of you who burst out laughing when you learned about a Mennonite cocktail blog, might not need this primer. In fact, you might prefer … More Why is this funny?

A Funny thing happened on the way to the Thrift Store

Not really. Nothing all that funny actually happens on the way to the Thrift Store. Sometimes something mildly amusing might happen and then the little anecdote could be woven into an edifying sermon, but never anything rip-roaring funny. Mennonites do not fall over laughing in the aisles on a Sunday morning. That isn’t to say … More A Funny thing happened on the way to the Thrift Store

Second Ever Drunken Mennonite Virtual Cocktail Party

Welcome to the Second Ever Drunken Mennonite Virtual Cocktail Party. We’re on for discussions and drinks (you get your own drink) from 7:00 until 8:30 when we will all turn off our devices for Earth Hour. This post exists solely for the discussion section. In case anyone would prefer to join the party here instead … More Second Ever Drunken Mennonite Virtual Cocktail Party

Mennonite Cocktail Party Etiquette Guide

If you’re one of my five non-Mennonite readers, you might be nervous about coming to the Drunken Menno Virtual Cocktail Party because you don’t know Mennonite cocktail party etiquette. You might be wondering: “what should I wear?” “Should I bring something?” “Do I need to speak plaut dietsch?” Happily, some of the standard cocktail party … More Mennonite Cocktail Party Etiquette Guide

Looking Mennonite

I posted this last spring on the old site. It quickly became my most shared blog post, and not just because I send the link to every teenaged girl on Twitter who complains about an outfit making her “look Mennonite.” About 5 years ago, I was sitting in a restaurant nearby and overheard a man … More Looking Mennonite