Got any fun plans this week? We’ve been on a massive campaign to upgrade our overall sleeping situation, and our new mattress arrives tomorrow! It will hopefully prove life changing. Just a few more items to check off the list before we’re at sleep-baller status. ; ) Hope you have a great rest of your day, and here’s what I found interesting on the internet this week…
This 50-year old book club is #goals. (H/t Adam!)
A table runner perfect for the new season.
The must-read books of Spring 2019.
A website to help you stay away from sad dog plots.
We’ve learned nothing from Election 2016.
Itching to add this scrapbook paper to my collection.
[Related: My Pocket Letter Box]
Abigail Disney has more money than she’ll ever spend.
Obsessed with this house tour of a 1920s-era bungalow!
How Northern Ireland’s doctors and nurses coped with the Troubles.
Kamala Harris says a woman running mate would be “fabulous.”
[Related: Book Club: The Truths We Hold Pt. 1]
A button to let others know you’re grieving.
I’ve been in the mood to read a good thriller.
P.S. A few Finding Delight posts you may have missed — 4 Creepy Movies and Grief, Facebook and Ambient Awareness.
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Hello from Louisiana! Chet and I are spending the next few days in his hometown. We were happy to escape Miami for a few days (Spring Break is pretty lit for those traveling in but not so much for those who always reside there, if ya catch my drift!) Today, we’ve already eaten here and seen some art by an acclaimed animator. But I wanted to pop on and say “Hi!” and post a few links for your Wednesday. Hope y’all are having a great week, now get to clickin’…
The last conversation you’ll need to have about eating right.
This French Instagram profile is not what you think it is.
15 things every woman should own.
The tuberculosis hospital that treated America’s Vaudeville stars.
A whole lotta Whole 30 meal inspiration.
My cat needs this 2-story home.
These pineapple coconut muffins look delicious (and so tropical!).
70 movies you have to watch by the time you’re 30.
Who was she? A DNA test only opened new mysteries.
Back when Pizza Hut was an experience.
5 tips for a budget-friendly bathroom revamp.
P.S. A few Finding Delight posts you may have missed — 30 Boredom Buster When You’re Ballin’ on a Budget and Testing the Amazing, Multi-Purpose Powers of Witch Hazel.
What’s everyone up to this week? Have you clocked the Oscar Nominations yet? I always set out to watch as many of the films as I can before the awards show…but I’m not always that successful. Wouldn’t it be fun to start an Oscar Noms club where you meet up with a group of friends to watch and discuss (a la book club style)? Hmmm…the wheels are turning! Hope you have a great rest of your week, and here are some links to read and watch…
The things that come to those who wait.
TV’s $20 million woman reveals her behind-the-scenes fight for “what I deserve.”
It’s not you. Commuting is bad for your health.
Inside the home of Instant Pot, the kitchen gadget that spawned a religion.
Why do cartoon villains speak in foreign accents?
Bacon and the intellectual awakening of a Canadian nonagenarian.
My friend emailed me about this book today and it looks right up my street.
Sheet pan meals 15 ways.
A beautiful table runner to usher in spring weather.
Why did I not know this movie existed until this week?
A new clue to the mystery disease that once killed most of Mexico.
The sexual assault epidemic no one talks about.
P.S. A few Finding Delight posts you may have missed — Ditch the Bare Cupboards & Empty Refrigerator and A Book Coach Shares Her Hustle.
What are you up to today? I’m looking forward to the leftover broccoli soup we have stowed away in the fridge, and taking FULL advantage of the fact that every season of E.R. is on Hulu. (Chet’s never seen it!) Oh those lazy, winter weeknights in. Have a great day, and here are some links I think you might enjoy…
Sharon Stone laughed for literally 10 seconds after being asked if she’s ever dealt with sexual harassment.
Thousands once spoke his language in the Amazon. Now he’s the only one.
What would you do if you thought you had 15 minutes to live?
The best apps to fuel your blogging business.
Weirdly want to buy a pair of pajama jeans. Has anyone ever tried them?
52 places to go in 2018.
The story behind Little Golden Books.
These would be nice to keep tucked under your kitchen sink.
How Old West theme parks lie about America’s pioneer past.
This productivity notepad set is super adorbz!
The lives nurses lived outside of hospitals during WWI.
The island where Washington State sends its sex offenders.
What’s new in your world? Inspired by our recent foray into “local park as personal backyard,” we nabbed a sun-shield from Amazon. Hoping to use it this weekend to extend our visits to the beach or park without baking in the sun (or getting in low-key fights with strangers over the public umbrellas, lol). Thanks for stopping by today! While you’re here, check out a few links…
Louisiana’s quiet crisis.
The price of Zika? About $4 million per child.
How a Kenyan javelin thrower mastered his sport by watching YouTube videos.
Dancing to raise awareness about climate change.
Breaking period taboos.
This Miami startup makes amazing superfood bars!
The coolest sport in Brazil takes place outside the Olympic bubble–Footvolley.
How a dead millionaire convinced dozens of women to have as many babies as possible.
A North Carolina woman is the daughter of a Civil War veteran, and still collects his benefits.
Olympic medical history: It’s not all about doping.
12 20-somethings on how they saved their emergency fund.
Netflix’s chief executive isn’t worried about losing out to rivals.
P.S. Clearly my Olympics obsession continues…
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What’s everyone up to this week? My sister and her friend came for a visit over the weekend, and we had a great time exploring the huge park in my neighborhood and eating the yummiest Cuban food. On Sunday we went to The Deering Estate where Katie participated in a table reading of a brand new script written by an up and coming playwright. It was so good! Wishing you all a beautiful spring day, and now on to the links…
Top chef turned cafeteria lady.
Never underestimate the power of a woman — or 100.
Real female actors reading real casting calls.
Picasso’s multi-billion dollar empire.
What happens when you dress like Lorelai Gilmore for a week?
A St. Patrick’s Day feast you can fix up in a single skillet.
How Braille won the war of the dots.
Mail used to come with a side of MEOW.
Was Chipotle the victim of corporate sabotage? (Someone should make a documentary!)
Speaking of cool posters, you can now download 2,000 turn-of-the-century posters courtesy of the New York Public Library!
To men I love, about men who scare me.
I’m feeling a pair of these for spring! What do you think?
P.S. ICYMI – Thoughts on tackling unfinished projects and a Cincinnati chili recipe!