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Links We Love 03/21/14

Nom Nom

Cookies inspired by Ben & Jerry’s Chubby Hubby ice cream. Decadent.

Or you could be virtuous and try this Sesame Kale Salad with Roasted Almonds instead.

This Greek Quinoa Salad with Chicken from Everyday Reading sounds delicious while still being very healthful–our favorite combo:

Greek Chicken Quinoa

Pardon our French, but well sh#t. At least it’s no sugar added. Take that World Health Organization!

Style

It’s pretty fun to read through the comments in this post on The Man Repeller about the best fashion advice you’ve ever received. I think the advice I go back to most is if I haven’t worn it in over a year, it’s got to go!

Sydne Style rocks printed pants–definitely on our list of must-haves. Bonus–they’re from Old Navy!

Alison from Wardrobe Oxygen shares her round-up of affordable bags for spring. The change in seasons always gives us an itch to shop.

DIY

Simple lavender sachet from Attic Lace–make your closet smell heavenly in a few simple steps:

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This is a great idea for all those business cards from restaurants and museums that you end up with when you travel. Put them under glass and make a displayable scrapbook!

Ca-yute confetti plates from I Spy DIY.

Lifestyle

Seems like we’re constantly getting conflicting information from studies on what to eat, and how much. The latest one slams the popular Paleo Diet as being too heavy on meat, and almost as bad for you as smoking!

This video of Ellen DeGeneres talking to an 88-year-old superfan is priceless and hilarious. I have to remember to be that awesome when I become an octogenarian.

We’re loving this take on the new meaning of luxury for our generation from The Everygirl–“This is the mantra of new luxury: Life must not only be lived, it must be enjoyed. It must be wholeheartedly embraced. It must be worth it.” It’s not just about champagne and caviar anymore.

Beauty

Lately I can’t get enough of floral nail art. Must be a deep, existential craving for spring after the winter that would not end. Whoa, detour. Anyway, love this mani from One Nail to Rule Them All–the combo of flowers and dark colors make it a great transition look from winter to spring:

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Are you having bad hair days more often than you should? There can be lots of contributing factors, but it can be as simple as the blow dryer you’re using. The Beauty Department gives us a very useful breakdown of the different blow dryer types that are best for different hair types.

Hey self proclaimed eyeliner gluttons! (It’s only a problem if you actually cry when you run out of your favorite one.) Vampy Varnish has the scoop on Urban Decay’s 2014 summer lineup of black liner.

Have a great weekend, and best of luck in any sort of march madness bracket you’re participating in!

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Author: Beth

Writer, blogger, basset-hound walker. Beth is a connoisseur of nachos and holiday films. She loves books, sidecars, costume jewelry, and people with a quirky sense of humor.

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  • http://everyday-reading.com/ Janssen

    Thanks so much for sharing my salad! Hope you like it.

  • http://www.theprettyguineapig.com/ Beth

    It looks amazing!