the best of the internet, vol. 1

Even though it's only Thursday, I've found so many interesting articles, quizzes, and blog posts, that have made this week fun. I caught a cold earlier this week, but it isn't such a bad thing when you can get into bed by 8:30 and peruse the web! And what kind of blogger would I be if I didn't share?

  1. This DIY rose gold mouse pad. I normally don't use a mousepad (#macbooklife), but now that I'm working in an office this would be a cool way to spruce up my cubicle!
  2. Filing taxes as a blogger. Super informative with tons of tips about filing taxes if you make money as a blogger. Did you get compensated for a sponsored blog post? Even if it was just with products, you'll want to check it out.
  3. If you aren't following Amy Stone on Snapchat (stone_amy), do so immediately. Imagine her Instagram feed plus sarcasm and behind-the-scenes NYC.
  4. Literally everything in this One Kings Lane collection. Literally. Everything.
  5. For the hyper-organized like myself, this phone background looks awesome.
  6. The minimalism challenge wasn't posted in the past week, but I want to get involved since it seems like life has been getting super hectic lately. I'm having a hard time just finding the time to read my blog feed!
  7. I've gotten so many compliments on these earrings! Use the code cooperthamesxoxo for your first month free, and 1/2 off your second month!
  8. How to look like a J Crew model, because that is everyone's life goal...right?
  9. Ed Sheeran covered Christina Aguilera's "Dirrty" and it is GOLD.
  10. One of my favorite shows, Parks and Rec, ended last night, but last week one of their head writers died. This piece from Aziz Ansari was so touching.
  11. I've been trying to re-learn Spanish and French with the Duolingo app, and it's the first one I haven't quit within a week. And it's actually kind of fun?