Category: web time wasters
In the event that you’re not married and you’re sad about it: Why You’re Not Married:
On an vaguely related note, the above photo makes me think that I need to make a post entitled “Cute Baby Animals in Buckets. Also: Drawers. And Maybe Flower Pots.”
Awesome stuff from the internet!
An interview with my girlfriend Mindy Kaling “I wanna have my own tv show, then be a movie star, then get super political, then when I’m old and irrelevant have my own tv show again.”
Barack Obama’s thoughts on marriage.
You guys know I love lists. I particularly loved this list of things that Andrea saw out the window of her train during an 18-hour, birtday trip.
Super interesting! What it’s like to live on the road, in a hotel.
Do you think Jessica Simpson is stupid? The media would certainly have us believe she is. Yet girlfriend has a fashion empire that earns almost as much as Michael Kors. Hmmm….
I knew there was a reason! Why we all love websites and photos of neatly arranged stuff.
Illustrations of dogs wearing hats. I’ll take 15, please.
Kyla has a million great ideas. I love this post on making your own mentor.
Well, now I want to visit Cuba.
It’s been a lovely week here at The Good Ship Yes and Yes – in the race the cross the boarder into Laos I was beaten by a large black goat with a bell around it’s neck. I saw some waterfalls, some temples, got a $5 massage, ate lots of baguettes and did not eat any frogs, maggots or crickets. Tomorrow I take one bus and two planes to Kuala Lampur where I’m interning with the Malaysian edition of CLEO!
Some fun from the internet this week!
Alex Franzen shares all of her incredibly useful websites, apps and tools that she uses to keep things running smoothly. I didn’t know about a lot of these!
Ryan Gosling is one of my top five celebrity boyfriends and apparently everyone in the blogosphere agrees. An interesting (and academic) take on why girls love him so.
I’m obsessed with living in a converted space – so I’m obviously all over this converted plow factory
Did you know that I’m quietly obsessed with Ugg boots? They’re like slippers! That you can wear outside into Minnesota’s half-year of never ending winter! Subscribe to this Ugg boots newsletter for a chance to win a pair. Or if you’re impatient/unlucky use the code 1439YES for 10% off.
Things every blogger (and blog commentor) should know: Online Etiquette and Ethics
For the voyeur in all of us! Closet Visit peeks into the closets of LA most stylish ladies
If you’re a beer snob, may I point you in the direction of Slow Buzz? My BFF and her genius chef husband are starting a brewery! Impressive, eh?
Advice from uber-blogger Maggie Mason A 12-Step Program For Successful Content Campaigns. Thoughts on pitching to your passion and knowing your worth!
Oh my. The male models at fashion week give the ‘best’ pick up lines from their respective countries.
Extremely important. Can you train a cat like a dog? I once had a cat that would fetch pen caps!
Incredibly interesting! The delicate relationship of employer/employee – Indian women who clean up before their maids get there and don’t fire them when they steal things!
If you’re lazy but virtuous, six charities that you can help from the comfort of your couch!
As we’ve established, I think smart girls are sexy girls. Top 10 Tricks and Tools To Train, Exercise And Better Your Brain
I’m totally into these gorgeous, refillable, reusable bamboo notebooks.
All work and no play = regret. Find Time For Your Personal Life and Get A Handle On Your Out-of-Control Work Schedule.
Hilarious! The Babysitter’s Club – Where Are They Now? (I always liked Claudia the best!)
Share your favorite links of the week in the comments!
(Nerdy English-major humor! Anybody? Anybody?!)
Though I’m sure the trip will also involve riding in vans with bad suspension on dirt roads and attempting to mime “I’m a vegetarian.”
Fun things from the interwebz!
Super Interesting! How the rest of the world exercises – badmitton, group calisthenics and billiards? Personal sidenote: when I taught English in Taiwan I was expected to lead 15 minutes of choreographed morning aerobics for 3-6 year olds. We obviously had to dance to Beyonce’s ‘Crazy.’
I do love a fashion spread based on a theme. Zodiac-based fashion!
In the event that you wanted to decorate your flat (or dress) in the style of The Big Lebowski...
Free download of ice-breaker tags to encourage mingling at your next dinner party!
The Lives They Lived is the super interesting obituary section of the New York Times. You’d think it would be depressing, but it makes me want to live as life exciting enough to validate a write up like this!
Awesome. Ten charities that deserve ten bucks
Cold weather is no excuse! Plans for an adorable winter picnic
Type A, Over-organizer, Virgo alert! Super awesome plans (with free downloadables) for making your own daily planner.
The Chinese president visited the white house and wanted a “quintessentially American meal” and this is what the White House came up with. Thoughts?
And in other news: I am totally, totally, totally obsessed with this song. Totally.
Fun stuff from the interwebz!
I don’t know about you, but my dorm room featured inflatable furniture and a Pez dispenser collection. Maybe I could have taken some cues from this insanely stylish dorm room.
Homemade beauty treatments to treat all your winter woes.
Sooooo important! Teaching college students who are about to enter a shaky job market how to manage their money.
Since I’m in Thailand, it’s probably warm enough to validate purchasing every single one of these awesome stripey tops.
I love this sweet, pastel, Grandma-y room.
So interesting! A fashion model turned porn star compares the two industries. (The video itself is safe for work, but you might feel a little bit weird frequenting a website called ‘fleshbot’)
10 Ways To Get Fit On A Tiny Budget
To My Wife = Cute. To My Husband = keeping it real (and funny and sweet)
If you need a gorgeously laid out website with 52 great ideas to help you keep your “Be Healthy” resolution, here it is!
I wish we were all better (and more comfortable with) talking about money. 20 Personal Money Practices That Got Me To A Place of Grooving Prosperity
Advice for an over-working, under-funning 25 year old.
How did I miss this? An old post on Jezebel about envy-inducing bloggers who seem to live dream lives. Thoughts?
Inspiring! How I Quit My Day Job – from (now) pro-blogger and web designer Kyla Roma.
Share your favorite links in the comments!