Good good links #17

Baby, it’s cold outside! Did you look up the current weather forecast for Christmas yet? Despite my best intentions to refrain from it until a few days before I have to admit I did. And … sunny, about 5 °C. I’m torn if I shoud like it or not. Sure, given that I’m a cold wimp I should probably rejoice. But Christmas just doesn’t truly feel like Christmas without some snow and the cold. Though I figure Arman might disagree …

Little Angel

Anyway, the weather might still end up turning around completely and surprising us and you didn’t come to hear me ramble about it in the first place, huh? What I did intend to share was another round of awesome posts from all around the wonderful world that is the internet. I hope you find them thought provoking, inspiring or delicious, too!

Happy Sunday!


Good good [food for thought]

What If Your Way Was The Right Way by Jamie Mendell

Do what feels right for you regardless of the ‘norm’. Just because others choose a certain approach to life doesn’t mean it fits for you, too.

Special K Filled A Clothing Store With The Mean Comments Women Make About Their Own Bodies via BuzzFeed

Looking past the fact that Special K of all brands doesn’t fit as an initiator this campaign is an awesome idea.

#ChangeOurFitspiration Wrap-Up via Healthy Helper

An awesome project inspiring us to say no to unhealthy ‘fitspiration’.

A Bucket List Of Things To Be Proud Of via Lifehack

There are more reasons to be proud of yourself than you might have guessed.

Good good [advice and inspiration]

10 Habits You Need To Quit Today To Be More Sociable via Lifehack

Why trying to please everybody actually is a bad idea.

51 Hopelessly Adorable DIY Christmas Decorations via BuzzFeed

I want … all of them. Really, though, dinner on Christmas Eve won’t be complete without #29.

20 Surprising, Science-Backed Health Benefits of Music via Greatist

Mood improvement, stress release and better sleep to name just a few: Yet more reasons to turn up the tunes.

24 Non-Food DIY Gifts to Give This Holiday Season via Savvy Eats

Cute and unique gift ideas like homemade lip gloss and handwritten recipes turned into towels (awesome!).

3 Ways to Make Holiday Treats Look Gift-Worthy via Women’s Health Mag

Simple ways to pack that homemade deliciousness.

“Holiday Treats Used to Give Me Panic Attacks” via Mind Body Green

Learning to cope with your feelings without an ED. It’s tough but possible.

38 Reasons Your Life Will Be So Much Better in 2014 via BuzzFeed

Because we’ll be so much smarter. Pet owners: #13’s for you!

Good good [things to make you smile]

8 REALLY Bad Christmas Gift Ideas for Women (True Stories!) via Lifehack

And suddenly none of my gifts from past years seem all that awful anymore.

17 Things Worth Knowing About Your Cat via The Oatmeal

Fluffy purring marathon speed running diesel engines … For all the cat lovers – and haters.

Good good [food]

Dark chocolate almond and blueberry clusters via back to her roots

Simple and delicious combination of flavours  – the sprinkling of salt is the cherry on top [pun intended]!

Healthy Candied Peanuts via Foodie Fiasco

Note the double peanut punch – and candied everything is awesome so I’m sold.

30 Superfood Recipes You’ve Never Tried Before via Greatist

Okay, I skipped right to the dessert and snack selections – but hey, they’re all healthy so that’s fine, right?

“Non-Cream” of Tomato Soup via Urban Baker

Don’t let the ‘plain’ name fool you like I [almost] did: a creative spin on a classic.

Cashew Coconut Cauliflower Rice and Rocket Leaves via Anjas Food 4 Thought

Simple, delightfully spiced and cooked in coconut milk – yet another great cauliflower rice recipe to try.

Happiness inducing today: A movie night with my mum.

What’s the perfect Christmas weather to you? Did you peek at this year’s forecast already?

As always feel free to share your favourite posts from the week in the comments!

5 thoughts on “Good good links #17

  1. Heather @ Kiss My Broccoli says:

    Ahhhh! Totally loving the DIY links…those ornaments! I want ice cream cones on my tree next year!!

    I do love the THOUGHT of a white Christmas, but unfortunately when it snows in the south, we usually just end up with a lot of ice and slush and all around nastiness…so yeah, not the pretty fluffy stuff you see in the movies…but still devastatingly COLD!! Can I get a frickin hot water bottle over here or what?!? 😉

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