09 January 2015

Love Announcements


It's about time I have some Love Announcements around here!!

These are just things I love or things I want to share.

-Sila is OBSESSED with this elephant rope toy that we brought for her. We're calling it Ellie. via the Jax & Bones collection on Amazon.



-Danny and I came home late from a date night movie recently and wanted a treat. THIS CHOCOLATE MILK SHAKE freaking hit the spot! Totally healthy, too. We had it again the next day for breakfast. And then again, and again. via The Spunky Coconut





-7 countries where Americans can study at universities FOR FREE (I'd love to go to any of them.) via Washington Post.

-My friend, Linsey Laidlaw, is a designer AND a peg board genius. Women all over Brooklyn were asking her how she did her peg board, so she wrote a post about it with step by step instructions. She even inspired my sister and I to do some pegboards for the children while I was in Brooklyn and it was SO gratifying. It literally transformed their apartment! :) Add peg boards to your list for 2015! More like...DO IT THIS WEEKEND! [See my niece's new pegboard here. And yes, follow us over there on Facebook while you're at it :) And pin the crap out of Linsey's peg board because it is life changing, I tell you!]


-Here is a better way to introduce your friends! I like this a lot.

-One of our awesome readers runs a site all about women finding meaningful work. It's called Happy and Heart Working. I love her interviews with women who are working and happy. So inspiring. I think we can't get enough of this message. (Growing up, the only women I knew who worked were doing so out of desperation. I never got the impression that they were doing meaningful work nor loving their low paying jobs.)

-Wouldn't it be great to have more honesty in dating? Yes, PLEASE. Here are 15 Ways to Put an End to the Dating Game!

-I want to shop at this grocery store in Berlin - - they don't have ANY packaging!!

Happy Weekend!!

(And thanks for all the kind notes this week. It's been a fun week of blogging. :)

4 comments:

  1. Not directly related to this post, but perhaps you'd want to share this story with your readers in a blog post: http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/jan/09/koala-mittens-needed-to-help-bushfire-victims-with-burnt-paws?CMP=fb_gu

    Because who wouldn't want to MAKE MITTENS FOR KOALA BEARS with burned paws??! Too cute!

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    1. oh my goodness...poor little buddies. Thanks for sending.

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  2. Speaking of Sila, the Washington Post just published a recipe and instructions for homemade dog food. So much better than dry kibble!
    http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/substituting-a-home-prepared-diet-for-commercial-dog-food/2015/01/01/28a43616-8648-11e4-a702-fa31ff4ae98e_story.html

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    1. I meant to really thank you for this.... THANK YOU! Such a good idea to make your own dog food. love it.

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