Odds and Ends

1. Every single parent needs to read this. (Ugh. Sorry to start off the week this way.)

2. Every single parent should also watch this, but I promise this one won’t make you want to cry and/vomit. It’s so funny and SO TRUE.

3. I would like to eat every single one of these.

4. Speaking of eating, I made this earlier in the week and it was delicious.

5. This dress. This dress was made for me I WANT SO BAAAAAD.

6. How about a little end-of-the-year positive news? I think we all could use some.

7. I always knew Barack Obama was my favorite for a reason. So wise, that one.

8. The Hater’s Guide to the Williams Sonoma Catalog is back. Laughed so damn hard.

9. Have you seen these mystery bags containing surprises at 50% off?!

10. Listen, I’m not claiming it’s the chicest robe out there, but I am OBSESSED with mine. If you need a warm and cozy robe, look no further!

11. Southern Trips You Need to Plan in 2020. Guess who’s #1? Yeah…

12. Evangelical Christianity is not something I care much about, but this editorial written by the EIC of Christianity Today deserves a mention.

13. It’s almost the end of a decade. Here are 33 ways to remember the 2010s.

Happy Friday! Wishing you the happiest holidays.

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Odds and Ends

1. The Amazon Coat: One Year Later. (I’d never heard about this coat before I read this piece. Where have I been??)

2. What Christmas treat you are, based on your astrological sign. Pertinent info.

3. Travel + Leisure just announced the top 50 places to visit in 2020 and OKC is #36! #feelingproud

4. Beauty lovers! $15 off $75 at Sephora with the code 2019HOORAY. They carry so many clean brands now!

5. Have you all heard of dopamine fasting? I might need a little of that (non) action.

6. This Twitter thread started by Netflix is EVERYTHING.

7. Joie is one of my favorite brands (love their sweaters and blouses) and right now they are having an additional 30% off sale items. HUGE savings on an otherwise expensive brand.

8. Sensible hairstyles for women over 50. Hahaaaa

9. Do you follow the Holistic Psychologist on Instagram? Her posts have been really helpful for me when dealing with hurtful people.

10. What a cool invention for those with disabilities.

11. Comedy = Tragedy + Time. I love this piece.

12. I’m totally down with this man’s protests.

13. This is just about the cutest little girls holiday sweater I’ve ever seen.

Happy Friday! Hope you have a wonderful weekend.

image credit: maya koplowitz


Odds and Ends

1. The saddest places I’ve drank while visiting home in the suburbs. Sound familiar during the holidays? ;)

2. Which is more painful – childbirth or getting kicked in the balls? Important questions, y’all.

3. NPR’s best books of the year! Love this list.

4. Young boy invites his entire kindergarten class to his adoption hearing. The tears!

5. How many of you need this candle in your life?

6. Some of my very favorite bags on are sale right now. I love this brand!

7. Holiday shopping for the man who knows everything. Hilarious.

8. I am living in these jeans right now.

9. Okay, this is a bit crude, but my oh my, did I laugh!

10. NY Times 50 most popular recipes of 2019! I always get great ideas from these lists.

11. The most gorgeous pink (yet not toooo pink) sweater on sale right now!

12. Ladies and gents, we have come full circle. LOLOLOLOL

Happy Friday! Hope you have a great weekend – we’ll be getting the house ready for the holidays!

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