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Friday Links

Always Order Dessert: DIY Chalkboard Wine Glasses A Cup of Jo: “I’m going to be a Dad” Photo Project Apartment Therapy: 10 Pink Pieces You Can Pull Off Instructables: Copy Cat Candy Recipes Real Simple: Last Minute Halloween Costumes

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Homework Tips

Earlier today I wrote a post (on my other blog) about the daily struggle in my household over homework. One of my sons is in 4th grade and the expectations for his age are fairly high. Most afternoons he has to read for 20 minutes, practice his spelling words and math facts, and complete worksheets or textbook assignments. After a […]

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Friday Links

Refinery 29: DIY Missoni Inspired Sneakers Apartment Therapy: 5 Ways to Diversify Your Collections Lifehacker: Use Salt to Rescue Bitter Coffee Real Simple: 6 Easy Short Hairstyles

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Happy National Coffee Day! Plus, Health News

Happy National Coffee day everyone! Did you catch the good news about coffee and women’s health this week? According to a new report as part of the long term Nurse’s Health Study, of the women studied those who regularly drank coffee had a 20 percent lower risk of clinical depression. Anahad O’Connor has a great post about the study over […]

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Friday Link Round Up

Food 52: Readers’ Best Pear Recipes Apartment Therapy: 7 Ways to Update the IKEA Rast Dresser Health.com: 11 Foods for Healthy Bones Stylist Home: New Ways to Decorate with Candles The Body Odd: Why Laugh Tracks Actually Work [photo of Pear Frangipane Pie by Forester_lady on Food52]

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Friday Links

Apartment Therapy: Tips for Enhancing Your Entryway Cupcakes and Cashmere: Shoe & Candy Pairings Huffington Post: Real Simple’s Kristin van Ogtrop talks about Take Back Dinnertime And tomatoes were all over the blogs this week. Check out recipes from Always Order Dessert, Honey & Jam, and Lottie + Doof.

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Long Weekend Links

Have a happy Labor Day and a fantastic long weekend if you have Monday off! So Good and Tasty: Recipe for Brown Butter Zucchini Cornbread Apartment Therapy: Easy ways to add (and change) color in your home. Lifehacker: Use vinegar to clean clear cloudy drinking glasses. Young House Love: A rocking chair make over (Part 1 & Part 2) Big […]

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Friday Links

Food52: A menu for a Southern Dinner Party Shelterpop: What the Location of Your Mess Says About You DIY Life: DIY-Friendly Upgrades Apartment Therapy: Modern Rocking Chairs Lifehacker: How to Spot Fake Online Reviews

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A Clever Way to Display Kids’ Artwork

A new school year can mean lots of new artwork to display around your home. And while the fridge is nice, it’s fun to create a space that’s a bit more special. We love this simple idea from Less-Than-Perfect Life of Bliss: These dollar store frames started out plain. But with a fresh coat of paint they became the perfect […]

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Fashion for Rent

If you’re looking for high fashion (or any fashion, for that matter) at an affordable price, then these three websites are worth checking out—all of them loan out tons of must-have pieces at very reasonable rates. #1 What’s the scoop? The brainchild of a couple of Harvard Business School coeds, this site lends out an array of high-fashion clothing and […]

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