Friday, January 3, 2014

First "What I'm Reading" of 2014

Okay, some of these are older than a week old but still worth sharing in my opinion.  

It's the first Friday of the new year, yo!  

So let's take a look at...




Why Letter Writing Still Matters in an Age of Digital Communication

Use Your Car's Floor Mats to Escape from a Icy Road with No Traction

21 Signs You Spent The 80s Worshipping Duran Duran  (I was a Nick and Simon girl)

Photographer Examines Our Obsession with Beauty/Airbrushing  (This is pretty interesting)

Why You Might Want to Rethink Going Gluten-Free  (courtesy of The Mr)

Worst Tourist Habits According To Hawaii Locals  (I had to laugh at this one because it feels like it was sponsored by the Tourism Authority.  I want to believe this but I those of us who habitually go to Hawaii know not everyone shares these sentiments)

The Best Time to Buy Anything During the Year  (Don't take my word for it but would be interesting to see if these line up with sales as the year progresses)

And now, the obligatory "new year, new you, new body!" stuff...

A Home Gym for $45

First These Women Were Offended. Then They Realized Who Was Being Offensive.

27 Ways to Boost Your Metabolism and Torch Fat Today

13 Weight Loss Resolutions You Shouldn't Make

Exercise More: The Ultimate Guide to Keeping Your New Year's Resolutions

25 Reasons You're Not Losing Weight

The Ultimate Guide to Weight Loss: 56 Tips and Tricks to Drop Pounds Now

7 Ways to Sneak Exercise Into the Self-Employed Lifestyle

The Mr has to work from home tomorrow so I assume we won't really do much unless we can do some things in the morning or Sunday.  No real plans but I'm guessing I'll start getting the looks about taking down the Christmas stuff.  :-\

What's on tap for your weekend?  

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3 comments:

  1. Interesting reading - as always.

    We'll be taking down the tree later today. Maybe bowling tomorrow. Otherwise no real plans.

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  2. The car mat thing really works. I used it YEARS ago when I was in college. Our hall parking lot was on a huge slope and of course, I was parked down the slope with front tires against the curb/median of the parking lot when an overnight ice and snow storm blasted us. Needless to say, backing up the slope was a fruitless venture and I had just read about using the car mats not long before. I jumped out, put a mat under/behind both back tires, put it in reverse and voila! I was out. I did however have to look for one of the mats that had become a projectile during the adventure! I found it though and was quickly on my way!

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  3. Time to take the outside lights down tomorrow but man is it cold!

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