How was your week, guys? I spent the first half of mine in Key West (photo evidence here) and the second half digging myself out of post-vacation email and work. A trade off I’m happy to make!
Links, for you.
Last week I shared the trailer for a documentary about Nora and Aaron, a Minneapolis couple coping with Aaron’s brain tumor (he’s in his 30s and father to a toddler).
Earlier this week, Nora wrote:
I loved this. How To Install A No B.S. Clause In Your Life
I have a one strike, you’re out system. In most cases, people show you who they are at a moment’s notice. I’m a loving, spiritual, compassionate person, but that doesn’t mean I’m a doormat. If I receive a rare yucky email or Facebook comment, they are blocked. No if’s, no but’s, no maybe’s. I am not here for people to throw shoes at when they’ve got their buttons pressed. That’s their responsibility to tend to. I don’t send negative shit out into the world, and I won’t accept it back.
Oh, nothing. Just an Australian family restoring a French Chateau, blogging about it, and living my dream life.
Slightly too late, but still great. Halloween for kids in the 1970s versus now. (I particularly like the detail about the breathing hole in the mask being too small!)
Are you guilty of the $100 dilemma when it comes to your spending?
Bookmarkbookmarkbookmark! One ingredient that will turn ANY cheese into smooth, creamy nacho-appropriate cheese.
Have you ever wanted to move to Thailand? Like, permanently? This book will help.
My friend Rachel is really helping Cosmo up their game. I love her Sex Talk Realness column and this piece on being intersex is really interesting.
It’s not too early to start thinking of your plans for the new year.
Do you guys remember my Best Ever Outfit In Which To Consume Thanksgiving Dinner? You can recreate it with this $30 dress, this cardigan, and this wishbone necklace.
The Mom-est things that ever happened.
“We were listening to “I Want a New Drug” on a road trip and my mom turned and said, “Do you know what the new drug is? It’s love.””
I looooove the way Maggie reviews/reports on the books she’s read (all the best quotes and the new vocabulary she’s discovered) and now I really want to read this book.
Dominique peeled the label from her beer while Dicky Jr. talked, her head angled toward him to suggest she was listening.
If you appreciate my taste in links, you miiiiiight want to be my friend on Twitter. Each night I tweet a link to my ‘Fave read of the day’ – links that are all different from what you see here. And I even hashtag them #yandy so you can read them all when you’re feeling procrastinate-y!