"Do I sometimes look at Gisele Bundchen and wonder how awesome life would be if I never had to wear Spanx? Duh, of course." 10 Beauty Tips from Smart Women.
The Fascinating, Never-Ending Job of Painting the Golden Gate Bridge. Yes. It really is fascinating! I've never thought about it before.
This pretty much summarizes my entire struggle with blogging. "But I’m realizing that when I decide what to write—and not write—about, it’s not just about whose story it is to tell. That question has an equally important corollary: whose story is it to hear?" There are SO many things I would love to write about here but for various reasons are left off the screen. I try to be intentional about not painting a perfect picture of my life on the internet but as the article says, my life online vs my real life is HIGHLY edited. Often, I'll wait two or three months after something has happend to even write about it, just so I can be sure I'm not writing impulsively and sharing something I'll regret later. And even if you don't have a blog, this is still an important idea to consider in how we use Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and other social platforms. Food for thought.
Woah. One company raises their minimum wage to 70k a year. Where was that when I was first starting out in my job?
For my local homies - a Mpls blogger wrote about taking the train from the Twin Cities to Chicago. My husband and I are already planning on taking it back to Minny in a year or two when Eli can appreciate it a bit. You all should do it to - then come visit me!
I never did get the coveted American Girl doll growing up. I wanted Flelicity of course - because she rode horses like a BOSS. Penny was pretty much my dream hose. I had all her books, but I never was able to swindle my parents into buying me the actual doll. But this made me sad, I had no idea American Girl had fallen so far!
This. This is what I learned from my parents and I hope and pray I can pass on to my children: "Nothing can take the place of simply living as a Christian in view of my children ... For all the good things my parents did for me, I believe that the most important was simply living as Christians before me. I don’t think anything shaped or challenged me more than that." via: The Most Important Thing My Parents Did.
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