links to love.
So important to remember that beauty is so much more than skin deep, here are 35 simple ways to be beautiful.
This article lists all the many benefits of minimalism.
"Americans do not like to touch. We leave an empty seat in the movie theater, warn our children to keep their hands to themselves, and avoid public displays of affection when out to dinner with our partners. This hands-off culture is not doing dating Americans any favors. One researcher found a woman’s touch was a powerful courtship tool. A woman’s use of touch was proven to be significantly more influential in attracting men than her physical appearance. Unfortunately, an absence of touching in public often reflects little physical intimacy in private."
This article was very eye-opening for me. It reaffirms my resolution for being cool with public displays of affection. They are important.
We know a lot about physical attraction but what about emotional attraction?
Why becoming minimalist is appropriately titled.
Have you guys seen my Etsy favorites? You can add me to your circle, I'd love to see what you stuff you love. There are so many beautiful things. Handmade, original stuff always trumps. Always. I am really loving these earrings from Something Started: (p.s if you are a reader, you can get free shipping on anything in her shop using the code FREESHIP2013 at checkout!)
And these bracelets:
Are toxic chemicals making you fat? I am convinced they do.
I love this DIY for record crates but I would use them for toys/magazines/books/etc.
Carynn is one of the best pinners out there. I always check her pinterest feed.
One of my best friends, Liz, wrote about conquering the fear of failure.
Check out this super fun giveaway from Fleur De Moi. (A lot of Etsy goodness!)
I really loved looking through Jasmine's review of 2012. So much traveling, so inspiring. See?
Yesterday I found this link on how to keep your child lock into a specific app. It works (this is totally a first world problem).
Speaking of first world problems, I love this idea: