Links That Light Us Up

3rd Edition

We’re back with more link lovin this week!

These are so good we aren’t going to waste any time getting into it. Here we go…

Best Icy Treat- What could be better than an “ice cream” made completely of cold brewed cinnamon coffee? (the infamous Blue Bottle coffee from San Francisco, might we add)  Absolutely nothing could be better than Steve’s Ice Cream on a hot summer day, or any day for that matter. Non Dairy too!

Steve's Ice Cream- VEGAN, GLUTEN FREE Cinnamon Coffee Flavored[pinit]

Best View- We wouldn’t mind taking the rest of the month off to just sit and admire the view below. Welcome to Lake Garda, Italy.

Lake Garda, Italy[pinit]

Best New Age Stationery- We’ve got our sites set on a more economical, and more eco-friendly way to embrace the art of letter writing. See ya later snail mail, with Paperless Post you can send the prettiest e-cards that exist on the web within an instant.

Kate Spade for Paperless Post[pinit]

Best Appetizer-  Say hello to The Pioneer Woman‘s Watermelon Pico De Gallo. This looks so refreshing and delicious, we want to make this by the gallon.

Watermelon Pico De Gallo from The Pioneer Woman[pinit]

Best PSA- This gem came to us from Women On Fire member- Elle Celeste. It all starts with a question, “ I need feminism because...” One minute we had chills and the next we were laughing hysterically.

Powerful message about Feminism[pinit]

Best Bath- WOW that’s cute.

happiest elephant[pinit]

Best Summertime Sips- Leave it to Cupcakes and Cashmere to design a tasty menu of summertime cocktails that are chic enough for any outdoor soiree and easy enough for just about anybody (over 21) to make.

3 Summertime Cocktails from Cupcakes and Cashmere[pinit]

Best Tunes- Have you heard of Pigpen Theatre Co. yet? They are a set of seriously talented young guys, singing Adele’s ( we LOVE her) hit song Someone Like You.

p.s. if you live in Chicago, we encourage you to check out their theater performance that’s coming to the windy city this fall!

Best Photo Blog- What happens when you take 14 photographers (that all happen to be moms), present them with a different theme each week, and add in their families? Spilled Milk, heartwarming and hillarious.

Spilled Milk Blog[pinit]


We hope these light up your week and your web surfing!

Until next time- xo


Links That Light Us Up

2nd Edition

Hello wonderful women!

We are back with another week of links that we couldn’t wait to share with you. With Summer on the rise we suggest taking a break by going outside, but if you seem to be stuck indoors take a break and surf the web with us 🙂

Best Summer Sip- Who doesn’t love lemonade out of a mason jar? This recipe for lemonade from The Pioneer Woman is a breeze to make and all natural. We’re thirsty just thinking about it.

Homemade Lemonade from The Pioneer Woman[pinit]

Best Impulse Buy- So you’ve probably gathered by now that we are in love with Paris ( Women On Fire Paris Trip 2014 details are coming soon, don’t worry). We can’t imagine cutting anything with any other pair of scissors, ever again! 

Eiffel Scissors by Cotton On[pinit]

Best Quickie- Working out isn’t always fun, sometimes it’s close to torture. However, we are completely on board for a 7 minute anything. This 7 minute work out can be done almost anywhere- on your lunch break, right when you wake up, or even while you’re waiting for your coffee to brew.

7 min. workout via Tribe Sports[pinit]

Best DIY Project- We are swooning over these adorable gold painted vases from Style Me Pretty. Now pending on your crafting abilities, these could take anywhere from an hour to a whole day, but just imagine how gorgeous they will look on your table!

Best Kitchen Life Saver– Now we don’t know about you, but sometimes measurements get a bit tricky for us in the kitchen. Quarts? Pounds? Ounces? What we do know is that many meals could have been saved by this kitchen cheat sheet, if only we had discovered it sooner.

Kitchen Cheat Sheet infographic[pinit]

Best Friends-  Are you smiling yet? If the answer is no, head over here for a dose of cuteness that’s sure to tip you over the edge.

Best Friends![pinit]

Best Book Suggestions- Whether you are a book worm, a casual reader, or looking for a great gift, What Should I Read Next could be your new best friend! This awesome website is like having a librarian in your pocket, or in this case your computer.  All you have to do is type in a favorite book and it provides you with a handful of similar suggestions. Literary magic.

What Should I Read Next- Best Book Suggestions[pinit]

Best Travel Hacks– Do you love to travel? Would you love to travel more? We thought so! Which is why we literally jumped into planning our next vacation after reading this article on the best travel hacks , aka the best way to travel more without spending everything you have.

Travel Hacking article via Life Hacker[pinit]

Best Mind Trick- True or False, that tunnel below exists in real life? True! Enjoy the link below to browse nearly 25 spots that look like they shouldn’t be real. They really are mind blowing.

25 places that look not normal but are actually real via Buzzfeed[pinit]

Best Decision– Today SCOTUS reminded us that love will always prevail.



Until next time! Let us know what you liked and feel free to send us your own links 🙂

In case you missed last week’s links that light us up!