Weekly Reads and Finds 274

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It’s that time of year again when they shut the building heat off and get ready to transition it to air conditioning. It’s earlier this year, which is good because there always seems to be a pre-summer heat wave that hits us before they manage to get the a/c on.

I just hope it switches over completely before the warm days that are coming next week because I hate sweating but yet I refuse to sleep without socks.

It’s a weird quirk of mine.

Maybe I’ll buy a new fan since mine feels like someone just lightly blowing in your face, even though I’ve literally pulled it up right beside my bed. I’m not sure why it sucks so bad.

My youngest has this one and it is actually awesome. A strong blast of wind, and the air feels cold, and as someone who runs really hot, she declares that it is the best fan she’s had which is a strong recommendation coming from her.

I made no new purchases this week although this shirt from yesterday’s capsule wardrobe post is in my basket right now. I just don’t know what size I want.

I am leaning towards a tall medium. That way I get some extra length which is what I want because I want to ensure butt coverage.

So to sum up this week, I hate taxes, I hate the heat, and I want a new fan. Have a good one.

Weekly Reads and Some Videos:

How to Reinvent Your Favourite Bag

Are Belts the Secret Backbone of the Fashion Industry? Apparently I need more belts.

Dracula Daily starts May 3rd. I think this is my third year doing this. It’s such a fun way to read a book.

How teens benefit from having the choice to read “disturbing” books. I like the rule, “If you can read it, you can read it.” in our house.

Why you need a “WTF Notebook”

A database of useful biological numbers

Green’s Dictionary of Slang is “is the largest historical dictionary of English slang” that contains “nearly 100,000 entries supported by over 400,000 citations from c. ad 1000 to the present day”.

The hidden potential of bicycles

Cornelius teaches you how to make your own clothes.

The Singing Nuns Who Have Turned Medieval Latin Hymns into Modern Hits

The ‘World’s Largest Wildlife Crossing’ Will Help Animals Walk Safely Over Eight Lanes of California Traffic

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Sara

Sara is the founder and creative behind livelovesara. A George Brown College Fashion Styling Graduate, she provides advice on finding your personal style regardless of age and budget. She is always on the hunt for the perfect wardrobe piece and is a vintage and thrifting enthusiast who can't wait to share her newest finds. She is also trying to learn French.

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