Sweet Stuff: October Link Roundup

A waterfall swing. I need one.

Ha. Sarah Silverman on the $500,000 vagina tax.

My skin is so dry and I’m trying to decide between these five new face moisturizers. Recommendations?

I can’t stop watching this video of Declan learning to roar. I can’t help but smile every time. Gosh that kid is cute!

Have you seen #NoahsHalloweenCountdown on Instagram? Too much good stuff.

Kate Spade for Gap Kids. Swoon.

An epic version of God Only Knows featuring tons of your favorite musicians:

 

P.S. I hate Halloween. What about you? Are you dressing up?

 

Sweet Stuff: September Link Roundup

Where are all the missing socks? In this dog’s stomach.

Celebrities you didn’t know were married.

The art of carving a pineapple.

The Flying V, reunited.

“We’re two years away from a Sugar Ray shirt being in an Urban Outfitters!” (Confession: I had a huge crush on him when I was young.)

It’s On Us.

The Pantone colors of beer.

The most effective anti-drunk driving PSA – because everyone loves puppies.

A dreamy house in the Hollywood Hills. Swoon.

Why you won’t see baby photos in your doctor’s office anymore.

The One With 236 Seconds:”

Sweet Stuff: July Link Roundup

coconut popsicles via hungry girl por vida

Enjoy these fun finds from around the web this month:

Meet Hands Solo, an injured pup who walks on his front two feet.

Never thought of wood as sunken treasure but it sure is pretty.

Made me laugh because that’s totally me whenever I drive Mumbles’s super fast car.

This in-car feature almost makes me want to become a minivan mom. Almost.

Would you ever sign a pre-pregnancy contract?

Children’s Hospital of Orange County needs blood.

The interior dividers in this weekender bag are genius. Adding it to my Dear Santa list.

How to focus.

Like wine + animals? Here’s the perfect event for you on August 2 in OC.

Speaking of wine…mmmm…sangria.

Still love this song.

A sneak peek of the 2015 Ikea catalog. Get ready.

And how sweet is this: some Ikea stores are advertising adoptable dogs in their stores.

These nannies know how to kick ass.

Re2pect. The Derek Jeter commercial that makes you tear up a little.

What does “like a girl” mean to you?

 

Image: boozy chocolate-dipped coconut popsicles via Hungry Girl Por Vida. Yum.

Sweet Stuff: June Link Roundup

 

la frap truck

This sweet ikat organic cotton swaddle blanket would be a perfect gender neutral gift for baby.  (Also, the best gift for new parents.)

CIA blows up Twitter with first tweet.  Who knew they’d be funny!

California license plates are going 1960s retro. Which would you choose: black, yellow or blue?

Butter in your coffee? I don’t know but it sounds delicious.

The Starbucks Frappuccino truck is sooo pretty!

Please be true.

This limited edition S’well bottle that holds a whole bottle of wine (discreetly!)…need it!

Frozen’ queen teen impersonator is truly inspiring (and gorgeous).

Just bought this outfit and can’t wait to wear it.

A pretty brilliant ad.

An adoption campaign where the dogs did the rescuing (5,000 of them to be exact!):

P.S. Do you ever think about how you might customize your license plate?  Like a tattoo, I don’t know that I can fully commit to something enough to go through with it. What would your custom license plate say? 

[map via Starbucks]

 

Sweet Stuff: May Link Roundup

21 of Maya Angelou’s best quotes, and one of my favorites:

 “My great hope is to laugh as much as I cry; to get my work done and try to love somebody and have the courage to accept the love in return.”

How having a child expands your world.

Two college students anonymously “vandalize” school chalkboards with incredible illustrations every week. Check out their Etsy shop for prints and Behance for detailed shots. What talent!

Just bought my first pair of TOMS. I’m so late to that party but when I couldn’t stop thinking about these beauties and they sold out, I needed to fill the void in my closet immediately.

Daydreaming about spending my December birthday in Hawaii. With lots of friends. So we can afford to rent the Dolphin House.

The right way to apply bright lipstick.

Recline, don’t ‘Lean In’ — this woman says we need to fight for our right to lean back and put our feet up! (More on that here, here and here.)

If you’re in OC, check out the grand opening of the Anaheim Packing District this weekend. I’ve been hearing about this since my intern days working at the City of Anaheim — can’t wait to check out all the new eateries! There’s even an outdoor eating amphitheater – perfect for summer picnics!

This hat (below) for lounging poolside and lazy days on the lake.

lauren conrad in anthro hat

 

[image via Lauren Conrad]

Sweet Stuff: April Link Roundup

This sweatshirt.

Would you wait four months to get “the greatest hoodie ever made?” (I now must have one, simply because of the hype)

In Harry Potter news: 3 new spinoff movies + Hogwarts online courses now available. This muggle is excited!

Babies trying lemons for the first time. Ha!

Passengers get a treat when new Disney cast belts out “The Circle of Life” before takeoff.

An argument in support of the HIMYM finale (spoilers but it’s been a month, folks, get with it).

Cory & Topanga are back (but what’s up with his nose? Also, I heart Mr. Feeny)!

I cringe hearing wedding toasts but this maid of honor rap takes the cake!

These photos of snails up close are fascinating. The 4th one from the bottom looks like it’s got a face!

As the wife of an entrepreneur, yes.

Hooray for unsung heroes:

Sweet Stuff: March Link Roundup

A few of my favorite finds from around the web this month:

How to wrangle a fitted sheet. Seriously, why is this always soooooo hard?

Give this kid a cupcake already!

The Milwaukee Brewers added a stray dog to their roster. Adorableness ensues.

The famous voice of the movies has passed away.

Do dogs react to magic?

I love when Humans of New York asks “”If you could give one piece of advice to a large group of people, what would it be?” (here’s one of the best answers)

Soldier carries Flat Stanley for 10 years before returning it to student.

Bruno, the police K9, is getting lots of love while recovering after being shot in line of duty.

I tried my first cronut (cresnut, dossant, whatever you want to call it). Crossants + Donuts + Custard + Strawberries…how is it that these have only just come to be in the last year? I’m hooked.

dks donut cresnut via yelp
For more fun finds, check out my Inspiration board (then proceed to get lost on Pinterest for hours).