Getting Fancy: Trying on Looks for the Holidays

The season of celebration is back! Dinner dates, holiday parties, family feasts, and New Year toasts—and fancy outfits!

I picked out some fun options (little black dress-alternatives) to try on at home, and thought it would be fun to once again show you some of my favorites…

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Hold The Phone! Life-changing iPhone Tip (& Friday Links)

Last week, I read something life-changing. Apparently, this iPhone feature has been around since 2015, but I just discovered (via My Modern Met), that if you want to edit a text message (think misspelled words, auto-correct errors, etcetera) you just have to click and hold the space bar to move the cursor instead of trying to drag the cursor itself with your finger. The entire keyboard will go blank and essentially turn into a trackpad.

Have you tried it? Life. Changing.

Here are some more links of note…

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Kidlit for Social Change: Make America Grape Again and more

Because sometimes it takes something nasty and sour / To show us what’s sweet and remind us our power / Comes not from our I’s or our me’s but to trust / That we’ll all be okay if we just stick with us.

Have you heard the story of how one misguided orange almost ruined the whole fruit salad? Make America Grape Again, written by Jeff Durston, is a story about a misguided orange who wants to kick all of the wrinkly raisins and imported mangoes out of the fruit nation. Luckily, the fruit rally to oppose the sour message and they come to realize that their diversity is a source of strength, not division.

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