Web Time Wasters

 

How was your week, guys? I swooned at my dude’s movie premier and then we celebrated with a Sunday of brunch and then supper club. #gluttony.Links for you!

I have lots of spots open in November’s Network of Nice. Do you need a hookup? Career advice, friends in a new city, want to talk to someone who’s gone through something you’re struggling with now? Or you could offer up a hookup! Share travel tips about your city, advice about your career field, or beta test your new offering or fine tune some skills! Send me 50ish words as sarah (at) yesandyes (dot) org.

I loved this collection of posters for ladies.

I’m totally into this ‘wedding dress’ that’s really a sweater, a long skirt, and a pair of shorts.

Push pop confetti = awesome.

If you live in the Midwest and get your energy from Excel, you can enroll in their Windsource program. For less than $1 a month, you can switch your energy from non-renewable to renewable. It took me 30 seconds to switch!

Clever ways ways to scarf your hair next summer.

A sweet video of Lupita Nyong’o telling us how she maid money in college (or tried).

I loved Mariah’s tour of her little trailer!

Do you get a cold or flu after you fly? All the canned air and trapped germs aren’t good for us. Here’s how to stay healthy.

Are you sick of flashing everyone when you bike in a skirt? A nearly-free solution with two things you probably have in your purse right now.

As per the usual, Mallory Orthberg is hilarious about history.
When the time came to design their coat of arms, no one could accuse the Hohenzollerns of not knowing their own minds.
“Two Tom Bombadils, a weird-ass bird, and a bell that turns into a dress.”
The heraldist protested. “My Lords, I–”
“Two Tom Bombadils. A weird-ass bird. A bell that turns into a dress.”
So it remains to this very day.

Oh, Thailand. You’re awesome.

Organic, small batch soap that smells like coffee and has a cat on the paper. Into it.

I love the idea of buying a big box of postcards and sending them out over the course of the year. This box of cute cards would get us started.

Your daily weep: A feral cat helped a man who was homeless turn his life around.

In 2010, Bowen published his first book, “A Street Cat Named Bob — and How He Saved My Life.” It quickly became a best-seller. “My life is completely like a sort of ‘Fresh Prince of Bel Air’ [story],” Bowen says from his flat in London. “Flipped upside down.” Bowen has gone on to write four more books — three children’s titles and a new book, “The World According to Bob.”And a few Yes and Yes posts you might have missed: Picking your luxuries: a guide to living well with less, How to rock at blogging. Or life. Or both., How to cure homesickness.

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