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January 4, 2013


Here are some of the best links, photos and videos of the day. << What would you do if you were unemployed and had an annual pass to Disneyland?? That’s right, GO EVERY SINGLE DAY. Ride all up and down Space Mountain like it’s your job. << Grace Helbig aka DailyGrace makes vlogs 5 days a week. On Fridays, she always teaches us how to do something sexy. Here she demonstrates how to make sexy 911 calls. << IFB always offers up great advice to fashion bloggers. But here’s something EVERYONE can use. Your #1 New Years Resolution: Believe in Yourself. << I am definitely a dog person. Most cats are weird but I have to admit to having my heart stolen by a FEW select kitties. The State of Kansas laid...


January 3, 2013


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Here are the best links, photos & videos of the day. << We’re 3 days into the new year and people are already counting down some major television events happening in 2013. Here are 10 you should keep on your radar. << This article and the accompanying comments on embracing your social media envy is a must read.   << Have a look at all the 2012 White House official photographs taken by Pete Souza. It’s a wonderful behind the scenes glimpse of the President and the First Family.  << I LOVE Zadie Smith. Please, please read her exquisitely written musings on joy and pleasure. << Everything about this video made my day. The genius title “Twerkin’ for Jesus” and the fact that it was in response to anti-gay protestors that were...


January 3, 2013


Here are a few images that I found inspiring. These rainbow Issey Miyake pleats that cover practically the entire body except for the face and a few tufts of hair. Talk about texture. I LOVE black & white photography. It has the ability to make such a statement – like this photo of Liv Tyler in the 1990s. Even though the focus is on her, you can still feel the energy of Times Square in the background which helps to make her look like the coolest angel dressed all in white. This photo is brilliant. Everything is so soft & muted except for that creamy, red lipstick.


January 2, 2013


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Here are some of the best links, photos and videos of the day. << This morning, the Today Show had a great segment on sorting through the “Myth of Happiness”. Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy << These were my favorite tweets of the day. Comedian Rob Delaney always brings the lulz.   Shannon’s tweet is the stuff genius is made of. << Shauna Haider of Nubby Twiglet gives excellent advice on how to get organized for 2013. << Pretty much obsessed with this 70’s meets modern glamour shoe from Nasty Gal. Get in mah closet. << Discovered this tumblr that uses double exposure photography in the best way. People vs. Places is fantastic. << If you haven’t been watching NBC’s Parenthood, what are you waiting for?! It...