Friday Favorites

Happy Friday, lovely friends! How was your week? I gotta say, I’m pretty psyched to spend the next couple of days in my jammies, binge watching The X-Files in preparation for Sunday’s premiere. Yep, it’s a glamorous life I lead. What about you guys? What’s in your Netflix queue these days? I still need to watch Making a Murderer, among other things…no spoilers! Now let’s get the weekend started with a few fun links.

Our favorite weekly links from around the web!

1. Craving a new hairstyle but not sure what you want? You should consult your haircut horoscope for 2016. (Refinery29)

2. I always love sending out Valentine’s Day cards, and these Parks and Rec themed printables are the cutest! Perfect for your bestie who’s the Ann Perkins to your Leslie Knope. (Brit + Co.)

3. Fellow bloggers, this downloadable editorial calendar is just what you need to plan content, track your stats, and stay on top of your social posts. (The Fox and She)

4. Treat yo’ self to some much needed me time with these 10 ideas for screen-free breaks throughout your day. (Waiting on Martha)

5. Looking for a solid investment? Buy an Hermès Birkin bag…if you can. This recent study shows that they hold their value far better than stocks or gold. (Racked)

Have an awesome weekend!

♥ Mil

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Stationery Roundup: Funny Christmas Cards

So, it has been brought to my attention that Christmas is next week. How did that sneak up on me so quickly?! I honestly thought I had at least a couple of weeks left to prepare. This oversight means that I have not yet sent out my Christmas cards, which is a non-negotiable holiday tradition for me. If you’re as behind as I am, well, it’s your lucky day! I’ve rounded up a few of my favorite funny Christmas cards, perfect to break up the flow of monotonous nativity scenes (sorry, Jesus) and generic “Happy Holidays!” fare.

Elf Christmas Card

This one is an instant download! (via Pencils and Pallets)

 

Emily McDowell Christmas Card

The true joys of Christmas (via Emily McDowell Studio)

 

The Walking Dead Christmas Card

The perfect card for the Walking Dead fan (via Seas and Peas)

 

Need a few more ideas? I’ve got something for everyone, from the cat lover to the tv junkie to the liquor connoisseur.

Christmas Card Roundup

 

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Do you send out holiday cards? Or am I the only one who’s still obsessed with snail mail?

♥ Mil

Stationery Roundup: V-Day Edition

 

I’m a huge fan of snail mail. HUGE. There’s nothing more exciting than looking in your mailbox to find that someone has sent you a little token of affection, whether it’s a postcard or a glorious care package. Plus, it’s such a great way to stay connected when your friends live far away. Jules and I lived in different states (and for a little while, different countries) for ten years, and sending each other some love through the mail always made the distance a lot easier. Every time I saw her familiar handwriting on a piece of mail, it made me smile (still does, in fact)!

In my mind, Valentine’s Day is an excellent opportunity to lavish your friends (both near and far) with some extra affection. Here are some of the best V-Day cards for your girlfriends – we’ve got sweet, silly, sarcastic, and everything in between.

 

V-Day Card Roundup

 

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My personal faves are 2, 10 and 12. Do you and your besties swap Valentine’s cards? Or even better, celebrate Galentine’s Day, Leslie Knope-style?

♥ Mil

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