Welcome to Sweatpants & Coffee!

Welcome to Sweatpants & Coffee! A bastion of comfort and sanity in an often uncomfortable world. We are an online magazine dedicated to comfort, creativity, inspiration, and fun. We hope that you will feel at home here. Sweatpants & Coffee is the place where you will find everything related to personal acceptance, comfort, and health. Continue Reading

Free & Cheap Reads, 1/31/15 | White Collar Crime, Arthurian Fantasy & Techno Shamans

This week in Free & Cheap Reads, we bring you white collar crime, murder and intrigue, a single mother who returns home and discovers romance, a new take on the story of Guinevere, and techno shamans. The Art Forger by B. A. Shapiro. $1.99 Almost twenty-five years after the infamous art heist at the Isabella Continue Reading

Sweatpants & TV | Seriously Shonda?!

Shandle is a contributing writer and assistant managing editor at Sweatpants & Coffee. MJ is a TV Fanatic who’s childhood nickname was “The TV Guide,” she also blogs at Daisy & June. We asked them to talk about the mid-season finales of the Shonda Rhimes Thursday line-up shows on ABC (they all return tonight!), and Continue Reading

Super Fast & Easy Vegetarian Bisque

I love the idea of homemade soup the same way I love the idea of making all my own clothes or one day meeting Kristen Bell and discovering that we were meant to be besties. Which is to say, in a dreamy and unrealistic way. But I’ve been doing a lot of improbable things lately, Continue Reading

Sweatpants & TV | What We're Watching, 1/27/15

This week we’re talking about Parenthood, Downton Abbey, Banshee, Shameless, New Girl, and Girls. We laughed, we cried, and some of us might have reveled in ridiculously excessive onscreen violence. *cough* Anyhoo. As always, spoilers abound, so proceed at your risk. Parenthood, Season 6 Episode 12 – “We Made it Through the Night” Christy King Continue Reading

True Stories | The Talk Parents May Not Know They Should Be Having

To protect his privacy, the author of this piece requested that it be published anonymously. In the wake of the shootings of Trayvon Martin, Michael Brown and Tamir Rice, a national discussion arose about an aspect of race relations that many of us might not normally consider: The conversations which unfold behind closed doors, in Continue Reading

10 Great Moments from Supernatural Season 10, Episode 10 | The Hunter Games

Woo hoo! Winter Hellatus is OVER! So many things to discuss. Let’s spare the small talk and get right to it. 1. Let’s Talk About Hex, Baby… If Crowley was a Dungeons & Dragons character (Yes, I played. In high school And after. And still would if I could. Shut it.) his alignment would clearly Continue Reading

Joyful Meditation | The Boy In The Playroom

When I was 7, I was healed by a miracle. That’s how my parents always told it. I was in the hospital, getting prepped for surgery, in such severe abdominal pain that I wasn’t able to eat or bend at the waist. They’d started an IV drip and inserted a catheter, which was more horrible Continue Reading

Confronting Mortality On The Slopes | At The Root Of Things

When I’m on the mountain, it’s like that dream where I’m flying—not like Superman—but more like The Greatest American Hero, from the television show in the 1980’s, always slightly out of control, but pushing my body to my own ultimate test. I use every muscle against nature. With the waking wind against my face, the Continue Reading

Free & Cheap Reads, 1/24/15 | Invading Aliens, Shakespeare & Paleo Recipes

This week, we bring you romance with a mysterious twist, a former marine who discovers a government conspiracy, sinister aliens bent on destroying humanity, healthful Paleo cooking, and the complete works of Shakespeare. Not a bad haul, huh? If you enjoy stories of romance and friendship with a paranormal suspense, you might try Long Time Continue Reading

7 Lies Depression Tells

According to the National Institute of Medical Health, “Everyone occasionally feels blue or sad. But these feelings are usually short-lived and pass within a couple of days. When you have depression, it interferes with daily life and causes pain for both you and those who care about you. Depression is a common but serious illness.” Continue Reading

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