Odds and Ends

Is 2022 the year of the rebellious hairstyle? (I mean, I cut my own bangs this week so I’m on brand.)

I crowdsourced the best way to get eye makeup off sensitive eyes and SO many of you recommended the makeup eraser. I also looooove these bamboo rounds!

Staring at a wall for 15 minutes might be all you need to get out of a creative rut.

How parents can provide stability to teens grappling with stress and uncertainty. Great read.

Hanky panky quality at a fraction of the cost. #thongsong

I’m still working on 2021, but my 2020 Best Things I Purchased picks are still rock solid! (Although I’ve since stopped Tracy and Splendid Spoon.)

Are we watching The Gilded Age?

Why you can’t resist Wordle. (Yes, I too am addicted.)

A note of reassurance from your school district regarding Omicron. LOL

Oh, Buc-ee’s…why you gotta do me like that?

Yelp just released the top 100 places to eat in 2022. (OKC locals, Cafe Kacao grabbed the #17 spot! You know it’s my very favorite…have you seen my OKC guide?)

André Leon Talley: A Life in Pictures.

Happy Friday! This week flew by at lightning speed, which is strange because I feel like January as a whole has been dragging onnnnn. (psst – it won’t be January forever.) Wishing you a lovely weekend.

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Odds and Ends

2022 hair trends. (Bangs are never a trend for me, they are a liiiiiiifestyle.)

Are you an estate sale junkie like my husband?

It’s official. Jones Road Mascara has taken the top spot away from my beloved Ilia Limitless Lash. So much volume without ANY smudging or flaking. (Use WHOORLJONES to get 10% off!)

Omicron means parents are doing it again, this time dead inside.

Making this soup pronto.

I am dying over the new colors of this new style of leggings. Want them all.

100 ways to improve your life without really trying.

Avene extended their 20% off sale and everyone should have this on hand. Code is BFF20!

Things learned by a 40-year-old over several decades. Some good ones in this thread.

I’m the queen of sweatpants lately and these are good.

How to get a fragrant tween to take a shower.

To breed or not to breed? Things certainly look less than stellar right now.

A thread of 52 essays readers love.

I absolutely CANNOT get with the zigzag part. Make it stop.

Sardoodledom. I would laugh too.

Happy Friday! Wishing you a wonderful weekend. We were supposed to be leaving today for my daughter’s volleyball tourney in St. Louis, but it was canceled due to 15 out of the 19 teams having COVID. Yes, you read that right. 15 of 19. It’s everywhere, friends. Stay well!

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Odds and Ends

2022 skincare trends, according to experts. I’m down with most of it.

If this isn’t the most spot-on 2021 Seinfeld episode, I don’t know what is. LOL

The Nue Co’s subscription sale starts today! 20% off ingestible subscriptions PLUS you can get an extra 20% off with the code WHOORLNY. Here are some of my favorites. (Skin Filter is BOMB – it retails for $45 but you can get it for $28 right now.)

My face freaked out in December. Here are the 4 products that saved it.

I miss Barneys.

Are you watching The Lost Daughter? It’s in my queue.

50 cookie recipes to put on repeat. I want these right now.

Why am I so obsessed with puffers? Can’t beat this price!

Should we just all get Omicron and get it over with? #umnothanks

Therapist hacks to try in 2022.

How to write a song when nothing has happened to you. Hahaaaa

Happy Friday! Hope you have a lovely weekend – my daughter’s club volleyball travel schedule starts this weekend and runs through the spring. 4 states, crowded tournaments…this should be interesting. #allthekn95s

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