Euphoria Friday: April 4, 2014

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Awesome
Why Tom Hanks is awesome. (Just a few reasons of MANY) The gif at the end!!
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Helpful
Here’s everything that makes us happy in one infographic.

How to stop feeling like an imposter at work. (This is great for those of us who own our own businesses.)

Have you heard of neem? Here’s 14 uses for the oil.
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DIY
Make adorable little bows, using a fork!

Create a year-round salad garden. Don’t forget separate containers for tomatoes! (Tomatoes are vital for yummy salads….)

Speaking of yummy: how DELICIOUS do these Spring samosas look? I can’t wait to try them!! Samosas are magical….

Also: hash brown waffles. (yet another use for my Cinderella waffle maker!)

Mint-infused honey….so lovely!!
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Euphoria Friday: March 28th, 2014

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Smart
🌸Amy Poehler is such a wise and lovely woman!

🌸Did you know?! Taking too many pictures affects our ability to form detailed memories! So, maybe it’s a good thing that I didn’t take any pictures at my 2-year anniversary spaghetti dinner party….

🌸A painting tells us how to be less selfish. The website has other topics that art can help with as well.

🌸Ever wanted to disappear? Here are step-by-step instructions for deleting yourself from the entire INTERNET.20140322-121629.jpg

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Funny

🌺Ellen + funny tweets = 💕

🌺Cats are liquid and these pictures are proof.

🌺I love old quirky/strange inventions….
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International
🌷People painted as flags eating the food of their country. Bizarre and beautiful.

🌷A birds-eye view of different countries. Stunning.

🌷The world’s poorest coolest president. “It’s not the man who has too little, but the man who craves more, who is poor.”
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DIY
•Learn how to screen print! (Click)

•Create a springtime atmosphere in your home!

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Euphoria Friday, February 28th

20140227-170701.jpgI hope your week was lovely!

Things to make:
make your own sugar cubes

Instagram photo strips DIY

make your own photo magnets

DIY golden honey bears20140227-173048.jpghello, super cute owl dress

make your yoga mat sticky again

Things that make you think:
Have you heard of tiny houses? I want to build one for myself. I’m very excited about this plan:tiny houses for the homeless.

Learn how to defend yourself against emotional muggers. Stop letting anybody steal your joy, make you feel defeated, or deflated.

Steal these creative rituals. I especially love what Ze Frank has to say. (I love that man.)

Have you seen this?! aerie: American Eagles’s lingerie brand uses UNPHOTOSHOPPED MODELS. They have ALL my respect. Hopefully this will be a bigger and bigger trend. (I know Dove has been doing this as well for a long time) 20140227-172935.jpg
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Awesome animals:
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Speaking of animals: Holy Cuteness: puppy cannot catch the ball (click for video) ….the music makes this video EPIC.

meet the mantis shrimp (“it’s pretty much my favorite animal”) I freaked out when I saw one at the Monterey Bay Aquarium last summer.

ALSO:Harlem Shake: dog edition (click for video) That dance trend died too soon, I feel. The music makes me happy and the videos make me laugh. This one is the BEST.

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Don't forget! This Sunday is the books and media swap: 3-5pm at 16 West20140227-171651.jpg20140227-171711.jpg

Euphoria Friday: Week 6 & Things to Make You Smile

20140206-090607.jpgThis week:20140206-090225.jpgI dyed my hair for February20140206-090243.jpgWe had a fabulous Indian food party at Maharaja in Charlottesville. (The picture is blurry and I love it.)

20140206-090700.jpgI got my first Graze box in the mail. If you like to snack, you should totally check out Graze.

Pretty (DIY beauty):
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Shiny (DIY projects/gift ideas):
How cute is this free printable US jigsaw puzzle?

Super easy DIY seed paper! (just in time for spring)20140206-090558.jpgCutie pie coasters.

Yummy (DIY delicious):
Mint infused honey. You could do this with lavender or vanilla beans, too! Or rose petals!Definitely doing this for my tea party.

How to make drunk gummy bears. I’m thinking moscato gummies for my late spring Marie Antoinette party.

Homemade fruit roll-ups!20140206-090622.jpgThese look like pastel peppermint patties.

Sparkly (sites of awesome):
•My Poppet: an adorable crafty inspiration blog

Inspiration for bold and fearless living.

One of the happiest blogs on the internet.
20140206-090321.jpgLive with a purpose: discover your priorities by planning your ideal day.
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Getting back to the simple things.

“We’re online so much that the number one place we look for inspiration is online instead of the world around us. Perhaps it’s easier to Google a tree than to put on your shoes, go outside and find a real one. But all studies show that happiness leans on these real moments.”

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I hope you had a great week! If you’ve discovered anything fun on the Interwebs this week, post it in the comments!