Well, hello, lovelies! We hope you've emerged from Hurricane Sandy all safe and sound. Between the NYC subway shutdown and tons of power loss in New York and beyond, it’s gonna be a little more difficult to get posts up today on the BUST Blog—so please bear with us.


I can’t venture far out of my neighborhood due to the (supa scary) subway situation, so I’m just trying to enjoy the heck out of this random staycation. If you’re also one of the lucky ones with power, take a break from your Netflix queue and clickity-click below:


Flaunt your media savvy with this guide to fake Sandy photos.

I made three loaves of this supa-easy and delicious buttermilk bread yesterday. (Full disclosure: two loaves remain.)

Are your windows looking especially gross post-hurricane? Give this DIY glass cleaner a try!

Get instant Twitter updates on transportation and recovery efforts in New York:







Bonus: how not to Tweet during a weather emergency.


All of us at BUST send thoughts for speedy cleanup and continued safety to y’all and those you love. Stay safe out there, kids.


Amazing cat image via mashable.com

Maggie Carr has written about TV, feminism, fashion, and other kinds of lady business for BUST and Thought Catalog, among others. She's never not tweeting about Kanye West at @racecarr.