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45th Edition

Women on Fire’s latest link roundup, full of festive fall-themed fun!

44th edition Links That Light Us Up

Best 48-hour DIY — Have a free weekend coming up and a room that needs some love? Check this out!

7 Home Improvement Projects You Can Do In Just  weekend via BabbleBabble

Best Organic Beauty Buys — Let your beauty routine go au naturel!


Best Fright Flicks — Scary movie fan? Here’s a roundup of every single scary movie that will be playing on television for the month of October.

The Shining- Every Scary Movie on TV this October

Best Fall Foliage — Planning a trip this fall? Check out the top 12 spots to behold the changing leaves.

Mike Norton Via ShutterstockFodors

Best Fall Recipe Roundup — These 25 recipes will have you busy until winter (because you will, without a doubt, want to make them all.)

25 Favorite Fall Recipes via Half Baked HarvestHalf Baked Harvest

Best Furry Costume — That would be a Pomeranian Spiced Latte, and that’s just the beginning.

Pomeranian Spiced Latte via BuzzfeedBuzzFeed

Best Introduction — Do you have trouble introducing yourself, your business and your passion? Never struggle to find the right words again.

Alexandra Franzen- How to explain what you doAlexandra Franzen


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44th Edition

Hello Women on Fire!

Are you in the ‘back-to-school’ spirit yet? Here are some fun finds from across the internet to get you going this weekend!

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Best Everything Organizer- This planner from the wonderful Emily Ley is a game-changer! Pre-order it for 2015 today 🙂

2013 Shay CochraneEmily Ley

Best Inbox Breather-  Do you ever wish you could just press pause on your inbox without disrupting the normal flow of emails? You’re welcome.



Best Small Talk Starters- Looking for a fun way to liven up conversations at your next gathering? Try these 🙂

Alexandra Franzen conversation startersAlexandra Franzen

Best Cookies Ever- White chocolate pumpkin snickerdoodles…enough said!

Best Money Motivator- These best friends challenged themselves not to spend any money for an entire year and the results will amaze you!


Best Laugh- Rest in peace Joan, you will always be our favorite funny lady.

Best Sunday Drive- These 35 drives will have you itching to hit the open road.

Best School Lunch Secrets- Start packing school lunches like a pro with these tips!

27 school lunch tips via RachelSandersRachel Sanders via BuzzFeed

Thanks for stopping by this week and we hope you have an amazing weekend!


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43rd Edition

Hello Women on Fire!

Here are our top links from across the web this week 🙂

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Best One Bowl Wonder- Feed Me Phoebe (our favorite food blog) has created the perfect end of summer pasta dish.

 Penne Pasta zucchini chickpeas and olives via Feed Me PhoebeFeed Me Phoebe

Best #YOUGOGIRL For Young Women – If there was ever a book to motivate young women, to light their spark and set their spirit on fire, this would be the book!

ItGirl4Life by Tamara BranchTamara Branch

Best Random Box- Just when you thought box subscription services were going out of style, Brit+Co has collected 21 random boxes that you must not miss.

21 random gifts subscriptions via Brit+Co

Best Question- Who invented the 5 day work week?

Where the Five-Day Workweek Came- image thomasfisherlibrary:flickrThe Atlantic

Best Sun Suggestion- Prepare to never leave the house without sunscreen again.

Best Natural Deodorant- Treat yourself to Lavanila, it’s 100% worth it.

Lavanila natural deoderantSephora

Best Excuse To Take A Vacation- Here is your excuse to take another vacation this Fall!

How Badly Do you need a vacation quiz via BuzzfeedBuzzFeed

Best Smart Phone Charger- This could be the most attractive phone charger we have ever seen.

Q Designs wearable smart phone charger braceletQBracelet

We hope  that these links light your way into the weekend!


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42nd Edition

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Hello Women on Fire!

Here are our few of our favorite links from across the internet this week, take a look below!

Best Mini-Me- These mother daughter duos will warm your heart and the last photo will have you laughing out loud.

like-mother-like-daughter-funny-photography-29Ashley Lyons Sowa

Best Vacation Reminder- This article is a MUST read for anyone who struggles with work-life balance.

Luke MacGregor:ReutersLuke MacGregor/Reuters

Best Organizing Ideas-  Look no further!

52 ideas for organizing via design spongeDesign Sponge

Best Ice Bath- If your Facebook newsfeed has recently been full of people dumping ice water all over the place and you aren’t sure why, this article will explain everything! #strikeoutALS takes the ALS strikeout challenge

 Best Big Sister-  This is officially the cutest home video ever.

Best Iced Buzz- Savor the summer season a little longer with these 21 iced coffee recipes.

21 refreshing iced coffee recipes via brit co

Best Leading Lady- Check out this touching tribute to the late Lauren Bacall.

Lauren Bacall by Rale Crane GETTYRalph Crane

Best Blueberry Biscuit- The Candid Appetite’s photos will have you craving blueberries for weeks.

Bluberry Cobbler Biscuits via The Candid AppetiteThe Candid Appetite

We hope you have a wonderful weekend wherever you may be, and that these links make the end of your week even better


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Hello, wonderful Women on Fire!

We are back with another round of links for you to browse your way into the weekend! 🙂

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Best Travel Hack — There is nothing better than cheap plane tickets.

15 Ways to land Cheap Plane Tickets via Michelle Swift

Best Goodie Without Guilt — This recipe speaks for itself.

Best IKEA Overhaul — Just in case you ever find yourself running around in circles at an Ikea! 🙂

Ikea Hacks from LiveSimply By

Best Writing Resources — This is an amazing collection of tools, apps and sites that can help you take your writing to the next level.

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Best Swim Spots — Mother Nature will amaze you in this list of swimming holes across America.

Travel and Leisure- Americas best swimming

 Best LOL — 25 husbands who must be stopped!

Screenshot 2014-07-24 09.41.04BuzzFeed

Best Dance Montage EVER — Just press play! 🙂

 Best Way to Beat Procrastination — Bookmark today and you can read tomorrow (wink wink)!

Getting Over Procrastination by Maria Konnikova image Martin Parr:Magnum


We hope these links light up the end of your week! Let us know if you have any fun finds from across the Web! 🙂


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39th Edition

Hello, Women on Fire!

Hope you had a fantastic week! Here are some finds from across the Web to keep you company this weekend. 🙂

Best for Your Budget — Looking to spruce up your walls without spending a fortune? Check this out!

21 Places to buy affordable art- Jessica ProbusBuzzFeed

Best Two-Minute Test — Are you up to this two-minute relaxation challenge?

Do nothing for 2 min.


Best No-Cook Sides — No need to turn on your stove for these delicious summer sides.

10 no cook sides from Real SimpleReal Simple


Best Beautiful Print — These prints are absolutely breathtaking and whimsical. Take a look here!

Love LimzyLoveLimzy


Best Background Noise — There is something about the sound of rain that is instantly relaxing. Now you never have to wait for a thunderstorm again!

Rainy Mood


Best Location Locator — Are you living in your geographic home? Find out here.

What US City should you actually Live In Jessica MisenerBuzzFeed

Best Bubbles on the Go — Never again worry about spills or stains while you’re away from home.

Scrubba- portable washing machineScrubba

Best Potluck Parties — These menus will have you eager to invite everyone you know — and then some! — for a big summer soirée.

19 Big summer food party ideas by Christine ByrneBuzzFeed

Hope these links light up your weekend, and we look forward to hearing about what’s lighting you up on the Internet lately.


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38th Edition

Welcome back to more fabulous finds from across the Internet! Here we go…

Best Toasted Bread — It’s no secret that we are big fans of avocado toast, so this could be the greatest link we have ever shared.

25 Simple and Elegant avocado toasts : Sami MainBuzzFeed

Best Dynamic Duo — The amazing women who brought us the movie Bridesmaids are back!

Kristen Wiig and Annie Mumolo via JezebelJezebel

Best Beach Reads — Read your heart out.

24 Must Read Books For SummerMashable

Best Way to Watch the World Cup — If soccer isn’t your thing, try eating your way through the games.

The World Cup of Food- Aljazeera:Ted MorrisonAljazeera

Best 73 Questions — If you aren’t yet familiar with Olivia Munn, you just might fall in love after watching this Vogue interview.

Best Brilliant Young Woman — This young Woman on Fire is absolutely unbelievable, and we know you’ll agree after you read her story here.

Rashema Melson:NPR:Meredith RizzoNPR

Best Denim — SPANX has decided to venture into denim. (Cue the applause!)

Spanx jeansSPANX

Best Citrus Secrets — Lemons don’t live in the kitchen anymore.

11 Beauty Uses for Lemons via Women's HealthWomen’sHealth

Enjoy the links, but enjoy your weekend even more!


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37th Edition

Welcome back, Women on Fire, to some of our favorite finds across the Web!

Best Breakfast Bites — Put some more pep in your step with these 28 healthy and quick breakfast recipes.

Deena Shanker 28 Healthy Breakfasts via BuzzfeedBuzzFeed

Best Travel Tools — Refinery 29 has collected their favorite on-the-go beauty products.

Toob Brush via Refinery 29 MUST HAVE Camping Beauty ProductsRefinery29

Best Work Wake-up Call — The New York Times is talking about “Why You Hate Work” in this MUST-read article.

Olivier Schrauwen New York TimesOlivier Schrauwen

Best Email Etiquette — These tips are so good that we just might print them out and pin them up!

Andrew Rich via Getty Images: Huffington PostHuffington Post

Best Love Song — Jason Mraz is making music again. Enough said!

Best Rare Photo Finds — Yes, that would be Audrey Hepburn shopping with her pet deer in Beverly Hills. 59 more fun photos here!
60 RARE photos from DistractifyDistractify

Best Time Calculator — We can’t decide if this is the most depressing article on the Internet or the coolest. You decide!

You're OLD


Best Donut 101 — In honor of National Donut Day, here are 13 fun facts from Parade about America’s favorite disk-shaped dessert.

Parade magazine 13 Facts about donutsParade Magazine


Hope you enjoy the links above! Have an amazing weekend wherever you might be!


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36th Edition

Hello, Women on Fire!

We are back with some more fabulous links to get your weekend started!  🙂

Best Spuds—These potato skins have an Italian twist, thanks to Kristin Porter of Iowa Girl Eats, and we couldn’t be more excited to make these all summer long. Girl Eats

Best Brain Food—The key to success is lifelong learning, so why not dabble in one of these Top 10 free online course sites?

Top 10 free education websites to expand your horizons via Goodnet

Best Life Changing Product—If you aren’t on the coconut train just yet, this article will convince you to hop on!

76 Genius Ways to use Coconut Oil via GreatistGreatist

Best Indoor Plants—Cupcakes and Cashmere has created another genius how-to guide for succulents!

Succulent Tips from Cupcakes and CashmereCupcakes and Cashmere

Best Painted Ladies—If you appreciate fine art, this clip is a must watch!

Best Inspirational Instagrams—Besides our own Instagram account 🙂 we think @aoadnow has really got this inspiration thing down!

Acting on A Dream instagram #aoadnow@aoadnow

Best Vocabulary Lesson—Anjana Iyer has illustrated 23 words that don’t exist in the English language, and we think you are going to have as much fun with this list as we did.

23 Illustrations of untraslatable word from other language by Anjana Iyer

Best Fun Facts—Any SNL fans still out there? We loved getting to know the leading ladies with this fun article from Cosmopolitan Magazine.

32 things you didn't know about the Women of SNLCosmopolitan

We hope these links light up your weekend, and make sure to let us know what’s lighting you up lately online!  🙂


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35th Edition

Hello, Woman on Fire!

Things are heating up, spring is in the air, and we couldn’t be more excited for the weekend. But first, let’s get to these links…

Best Kick in the Pants—Sitting is definitely the new smoking. This article will get you up and out the door!

Women on Fire Inspiration via Rob Berkley Photography

Best Natural High—Tired? Try one of these three natural energy drinks to get you going again.


Best 30 Days EVER—There is nothing better than a 30-day challenge. Which one are you going to try?

30 challenges for 30 days via high existenceHigh Existence

Best Travel Checklist—Celebrate National Parks Awareness Week with this U.S. landmarks quiz. How many have you visited?

Where in the United States have you been- Adam DavisAdam Davis

 Best “You Go, Girl”—An oldie but a goodie. Inspiration found at 1:10.

Best Reason to Bake—Jenna makes these DELICIOUS cupcakes while cutting corners to save time, and we love her even more for it!

Rasberry and Cream cupcakes via Eat Live RunEat Live Run

Best Day Ever—These 10 questions x everyday = your best life!

10 questions to ask yourself every morning to be happy via lifehack.jpg

Best Derby Party DIY—We hope you have your fancy hat ready for the big day!

Kentucky Derby Party via Christine Byrne:BuzzfeedChristine Byrne

We hope these links light you up, and we look forward to seeing you here next week for more fun!


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