I wish I had a spot for this +++ rug.
Earlier this month, my friend Jen gifted me a beautiful 30min hourglass. It’s a beauty just to look at, but also oh-so-helpful for someone like me who would like to improve focus. I admit, I get easily distracted by the world around me and the always tempting internet.
I now use the hourglass to implement the idea of the Pomodoro Technique. It works! (It’s hard though!)
This sweeper and funnel is a beauty. And yes, it’s crazy to spend $70 on something trivial like this, but it would sure make me happy every time I used it.
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“Facebook is something we all got in middle school because it was cool but now is seen as an awkward family dinner party we can’t really leave.”
You’re a parent or simply interested in how teenagers and young adults use Social Media? Read this post. It’s written by Andrew Watts, a 19 year old. Such insights. Fascinating!
Now you can draw with emojis. My daughter’s head will explode when I show her this later tonight.
The fine folks of Freaker are at it again: They just launched a new (and wonderfully absurd) Kickstarter campaign. First they made cozys for drinks, now they aim to take over the world of socks. I am so totally backing this.
(Remember their first Kickstarter campaign? One of the best videos I have seen…)
Looking to find a new show on Netflix or Amazon Prime. I enjoyed House of Cards, Scandal, Weeds and The Good Wife. Recommendations anyone?
— Tina Roth Eisenberg (@swissmiss) January 6, 2015
I don’t own a TV, I watch shows on Netflix or Amazon Prime. I asked my Twitter followers what show I should watch next. OMG! So many answers! Thanks to everyone that responded. I went with Transparent and ‘devoured’ the first three shows right away.
I am most definitely going to take this Skillshare class with John Maeda on Creativity, Design and Leadership.
A year ago, when traveling through Japan, I stayed at the Hiiragiya Ryokan in Kyoto. Definitely my most memorable hotel experience to date.
A big thank you to Elmastudio for sponsoring this week of my RSS Feed.
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“Ms. Kondo’s decluttering theories are unique, and can be reduced to two basic tenets: Discard everything that does not “spark joy,” after thanking the objects that are getting the heave-ho for their service; and do not buy organizing equipment — your home already has all the storage you need.”
Kissing Your Socks Goodbye, by Penelope Green
With all that I have planned for 2015, I might need a bigger boat, metaphorically speaking, of course. Happy new year to you all. Thanks for reading and taking part in this little (blog) world of mine. Also, happy my birthday to you!
(Illustration by Martina Flor)