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My #1, dead-simple, can't believe I've never thought of it before tip from PInterestMy #1 (dead-simple, can’t-believe-I-never-thought-of-it-before) tip from Pinterest.
Want to make your home look pin-worthy? It’s easier than you think (and it doesn’t cost a dime). 

5 reasons figuring out your personality type will change your life5 reasons it’s helpful to know your personality type.
Because I’m a total Myers-Briggs geek. (With a link to a free test.)

13 things I've learned in 13 years of marriageLucky 13: 13 things I’ve learned in 13 years of marriage.
On my anniversary: my best advice for a happy marriage.

adviceIn Which My 7-Year-Old Tells Me How to Live My Life (and How You Should Live Yours).
My 7-year-old wrote an advice book. It’s adorable–and surprisingly applicable to grown-ups.

Books I'm Afraid to RecommendBooks I’m Afraid to Recommend
5 books I love that I wouldn’t dream of recommending without a giant flashing warning sign, because I’m afraid you’ll hate them–usually because of the language, sometimes because of the content.

dress for the day; dress for the lifeDress for the Day; Dress for the Life.
I wanted to project an image that was warm and friendly, not crisp and buttoned-up, so I made a change….to the way I dress.

Books worth binge-readingBooks worth binge-reading.
We’re all familiar with the Netflix binge, but what if you binged on books instead? A list of great titles worth binge-reading.

A dissenting opinion on the IKEA Ektorp sofa | Modern Mrs Darcy. I know people love their white IKEA sectionals, but can we talk about maintenance and upkeep for a minute? (And if you DO decide to go with one, you NEED to know these tips and tricks (and products!) for maintaining it.A dissenting opinion on the IKEA Ektorp sofa.
I love my IKEA Ektorp sofa, but there are a few things I wish I’d known before I bought it. This is the most popular post with the search engines.

Unplanned? More Like, UnplannableUnplanned? More Like, Unplannable.
The news says, “Half of all pregnancies that happen in the U.S. every year are unintended.” To which I have to say: Just half?

Bad for the Game: Women, Work, and HockeyBad for the Game: Women, Work, and Hockey.
A Malcolm Gladwell/Sheryl Sandberg mashup in which I liken today’s women to Canadian youth hockey players.

"Grown ups shouldn't finish reading books they're not enjoying." - John IrvingGrown Ups Shouldn’t Finish Books They’re Not Enjoying.
I explore a fault line in humanity: the finishers vs. the abandoners, and a lively discussion ensues.

What keeps women from showing up? | Modern Mrs DarcyWhat keeps women from showing up?
I attended a conference that was seriously lacking female voices from the stage. When I asked why, I was told they’d turned down the invitation to speak. Here we talk about what keeps women from showing up, and what makes it easier to do so. Amazing comment section. (The only post with more comments is Literary Matchmaking.)

Anne of Green Gables with her very red hairDon’t Be a Drama Queen, and Other Lessons in Friendship From Anne Shirley
Because I adore Anne-with-an-E, and I can definitely glean a few tips from this feisty redhead with her knack for friendship. The first in a series, Life Lessons from Green Gables.


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