Link Love

link loveHere are a few fun and informative links from around the web. Hope you enjoy this edition of link love.

1.    ‘The Crown’ season 2 syllabus. ‘The Crown’: what to remember before watching Season 2. ‘The Crown’: a look back at Season 1 and the history behind it.

2.    Why do we fall in love with one person and not another? A brain-based personality test helps people understand themselves better and why they are attracted to certain other personality types

3.    10 ways to keep kids entertained during travel.

4.    Nicole Davidge of Southern Shutter, out of Hammond, LA shares her LSU birthday party bash.

5.    Where all the grandparenting books?

6.    A new kind of tech job emphasizes skills not a college degree.

7.    Find out what tech tools frequent travelers should pack.

8.    Inside the new world of funeral styling.

9.    The best travel security apps.

10.  The case for trying really hard to make friends as an adult.

11.  Skin cancers are rising and so are questionable treatments.

12.  Another study suggests women using birth control pills and I.U.D.s that release hormones face a higher risk for breast cancer.

13.  The future of online shopping is finally here and it’s not Amazon.

14.  The best online password managers to lock down accounts.

15.  All of the terms of service agreements that you didn’t read.

16.  Everything you ever wanted to know about at home microneedling.

17.  Love these baking tips.

18.  What to do when a personal crisis is hurting your professional life.

19.  Veteran food blogger David Lebovitz on his new book and Bay Area beginnings.

20.  These Italian hazelnut cookies are delicious.

21.  Why trying new things is so hard to do.

22.  This fantasy fudge recipe is perfect for holiday parties.

And I’d love to know what are you baking this holiday season?

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Link Love

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Here are a few fun and informative links from around the web. Hope you enjoy this edition of link love. Have a great weekend, friends!

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1.    Airlines redesigning uniforms find out how difficult it is.

2.    What you need to know about your passport.

3.    The very best wireless ear buds for active people.

4.    How breastfeeding lowers a women’s risk of heart disease.

5.    How to browse the web and leave no trace.

6.    Understanding the power of color in your wardrobe.

7.    36 hours in Birmingham, Alabama.

8.    Southwest Airlines gets serious about Hawaii.

9.    This app lets you check out library books free.

10.  Don’t make these difficult mistakes when writing emails plus a template for writing good emails, even when it’s difficult.

11.  The 10 physical skills every man should master.

12.  101 books to dive into this summer.

13.  A collection of brownie recipes.

14.  What it really means when you give someone a low ride-share review.

15.  The secret to small talk.

16.  Why we need a national conversation about the opioid crisis.

17.  The apology critics want to teach you how to say sorry. In apologies, saying “I’m sorry” matters less than taking responsibility: “I know I did something that hurt you” or “This is my problem and I’m going to fix it.”

18.  An open letter to parents with highly sensitive children.

19.  The wellness epidemic.

20.  The best natural anti-androgen treatments for Hirsutism (facial hair).

21.  This chocolate peanut butter pie sounds delicious.

22.  Some great podcasts for kids.

23.  LSU’s Kramer Robertson’s mom (and Baylor women’s basketball coach) Kim Mulkey on life, sports and Kramer’s hair.

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Link Love: What I’m Reading This Week

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Here are a few fun links from around the web. Hope you enjoy this edition of Link Love. Have a great weekend, friends!

P.S.  I made reading the links easier with a Readlist. It’s a great tool that will let you get the best Internet stories in one place bundled into an e-book you can send to your Kindle, iPad, or iPhone. Click here to download.

1.    Why we should teach girl’s bravery not perfection.

2.    The author of Gift of Fear discusses his radical-feminists take on safety and violence. An important read in light of the Erin Andrews lawsuit. Gavin’s book is a must-read for women.

2.    How I overcame my fear of public speaking.

3.    Tips for international travel with children.

4.    This carrot cake is delicious.

5.    Why is flying so expensive even though fuel has gotten so cheap?

6.    Making sense of a miscarriage.

7.    What women find in friends that they may not get from love.

8.    If you have small children, this experiment may interest you.

9.    Downton Abbey’s quiet revolution.

10.  This burrata pepperoni pizza recipe is so good!

11.  An introvert’s guide to having people over.

12.  Travel scams and how to avoid them.

13.  A heart filled with love and not stuff.

14.  Jennifer Garner’s frank talk about men, kids, and Ben Affleck.

15.  Here’s why you bruise so easily.

16.  Coping with the loss of a pet.

17.  3 easy bring-to-work lunch recipes.

18.  When to skip a difficult conversation.

19.  Why six hours of sleep is as bad as none at all.

20.  Gwyneth Paltrow’s veggie burgers.

21.  What we all should be doing first thing in the morning.

22.  This Mexico City travel guide will give you wanderlust. I’m looking forward to visiting Mexico City this year.

23.  How discerning are you?

Question of the Day:

How much sleep do you tend to get each night? Tell me in the comments!

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Link Love: What I’m Reading This Week

link love

Here are a few fun links from around the web. Hope you enjoy this edition of Link Love. Have a great weekend, friends!

P.S.  I made reading the links easier with a Readlist. It’s a great tool that will let you get the best Internet stories in one place bundled into an e-book you can send to your Kindle, iPad, or iPhone. Click here to download.

1.    The art of unfriending or unfollowing people. (www.theguardian.com)

3.    What not to say to single women. (www.todayschristianwoman.com)

4.    Christina Tosi’s nachos are out of this world. (www.luckypeach.com)

5.    How to survive a global disaster. (www.theguardian.com)

6.    The AMC Best Picture Showcase is February 20. (www.amctheaters.com)

7.    How music affects our behavior at home. (www.fastcompany.com)

8.    This baked jalapeño pimento cheese dip is the perfect party appetizer. (www.homesicktexan.com)

9.    Should I tip my Uber of Lyft driver? Uber has reduced their fares so find out if you should start tipping your driver. (www.sfgate.com)

10.  Is it healthy or just weird to eat your placenta? (www.theguardian.com)

11.  What’s really behind why women earn less than men? (www.theatlantic.com)

12.  How long do you wait to text back? (www.nautil.us)

13.  Easing aches and pains mid-flight. (www.goop.com)

14.  How easily distracted are you? (www.nymag.com)

15.  What keeps couples happy long term. (www.wsj.com)

16.  To overcome the fear of failure, fear this instead. Ultimately, what we regret is not failure, but the failure to act.(www.medium.com)

17.  How Boko Haram transformed into a relentless terrorist army that Nigeria cannot defeat. (www.theguardian.com)

18.  For those who do not comment on blogs . (www.chattingatthesky.com)

19.  What happened after we got the diagnosis. (www.annvoscamp.com)

20.  Are you being shamed for being single? (www.modernmannersguy.com)

21.  New research has uncovered a method for preventing jet lag and you can literally do it in your sleep. (www.cnn.com)

22.  The best-selling cookbooks of 2015. (www.publishersweekly.com)

23.  5 reasons to get started with Snapchat. (www.chocolateandzucchini.com)

24.  The man who would tame cancer. (www.nautil.us)

25.    Alice Medrick’s simple one-bowl vanilla cake is easy and delicious. (www.food52.com)

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Link Love

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Here are a few fun links from around the web. Hope you enjoy this edition of Link Love. Have a great weekend, friends!

P.S.  I made reading the links easier with a Readlist. It’s a great tool that will let you get the best Internet stories in one place bundled into an e-book you can send to your Kindle, iPad, or iPhone. Click here to download. Continue reading “Link Love”