Saturday Small Talk

WEEEEEEKEND! We’re in the even-further-northland with friends for the weekend, and having a grand time. Get-togethers with these friends are full of great food, plentiful drinks, and lots of laughing. Plus, we’re going to spend some time outdoors today. Bring it on.


Here are some links for your coffee drinking, pajama lounging, internet browsing Saturday morning:

If you’re in your 20s or 30s, let time be your friend when it comes to saving for retirement. Yahoo Finance offers us 5 tips to maximize savings.

Co-dependent. Independent. An interesting look at relationships from Donald Miller.

I’m trying to be more aware of the words I over-use. Two of the top offenders are “awesome” and “super.” I really like exclaiming my approval, apparently. Here are 5 words that make you sound less-than-intelligent.

Women can be hard on each other. Maybe men can be, too, and I’m blissfully unaware. I don’t know. Christy Wright asks why we can’t focus on the positive and the encouraging instead of offering unsolicited opinions and criticisms? I love this and am going to work harder at it. My problem is not so much speaking, but thinking judgmental thoughts.

Amazon tips and hacks. You’re welcome.

How hilarious is this ladle? I just love it.

Brown Eyed Baker offers us a list of 77 healthy recipes-exactly what I need for some dinner inspiration!

I hope you all have a lovely Saturday!

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