Link Love

Happy Monday!


Looking to add to your reading list this year? Read up on these books before they become movies this year.

Watch out: these starlets may have been missing on the big screen last year, but they’re back in a big way. (Yay, more Emma Stone!)

Beauty & Fashion

Alicia from River City Chic breaks down the 5 jackets every girl needs.

As someone who wakes up at 5 a.m. on work days, I totally appreciate this early morning hair and makeup advice from College Fashion.


A group of nuns in upstate New York adopted a senior pit bull which is pretty much the sweetest thing I’ve read all week.

These world maps bring to light some interesting global trends, some good and not as good.

Not sure why this floating around now, but these flags made of food associated with each country is making me hungry (but not for hot dogs and mustard).

Although I’m an awful ice skater, I really enjoy trying it every now and then — turns out Philadelphia has a long history of ice skating, going back to colonial times.

Not Awesome

It turns out today’s low wage workers are better educated but, when adjusted for inflation, are making less than low wage workers forty years ago. What I thought was surprising is that the trend actually pre-dated the recession.

And finally, in very grim news, there was a deadly mall shooting in Maryland this weekend. The shooter and two victims were all under the age of 30, and investigators are still searching for a motive. Very sad.

~ Sarah