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Thursday, September 1, 2011

Link Love: September 1, 2011

Hello everyone! I am so happy to be back on the blog. I am hoping that I am a better manager of my schedule in September. Good news -- I have a lot of links to share with you today! I hope that you will find a couple that will either help or entertain you or BOTH!

A new, 100% risk-free way to discover, fall in love with, and ultimately buy artwork. Starting at $15/month, you will get unlimited print rotations and see what art works best with your home. Look at it like the Netflix for your blank wall.

Like a Warm Cup of Coffee
The blog of the beautiful Sarah Mae who created one of my favorite e-books "31 Days to Clean: Having a Martha House the Mary Way." I just found out she is currently visiting Nashville and wish I got the chance to meet her!

Twitter Book Recommendations by Craig Groeschel
Pastor and author Craig Groeschel asked his Twitter friends to recommend leadership and spiritual books. Awesome reading list.

Parenting on Your Knees by Megan Hyatt Miller
Megan thoughtfully talks about being intentional and purposeful about praying for and with your children.

Mark Driscoll is a bully. Stand up to him. by Rachel Held Evans
I do not doubt for one second that Pastor Mark Driscoll loves Jesus and has had impressive leadership success. However, I have heard statements he has made in the past that made my spirit weep. I also have so much respect for Rachel Held Evans. Although her manner of response is not something I would do, I am actually glad someone stood up and brought this to his attention.

Obvious to you. Amazing to others. by Derek Sivers
Every time I second-guess a new idea, I watch this.

5 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Became A Parent by RefineUs
Lessons from a couple who had their first child in their early 20s.

The Digital Mom Handbook: How to Blog, Vlog, Tweet, and Facebook Your Way to a Dream Career at Home
I am really enjoying this book and have started making some moves.

The Fives Rules of Spiritual Engagement at Work by The High Calling
A great article in effectively and boldly integrating faith in the workplace.

BLT Bites by Bee in our Bonnet
Perfect and easy appetizers!

Discovering Your Passion by Kingdom Dreams
A great e-book. And it's free!

Strawberry Summer Cake by Mom Spark
Thinking of making this when my husband celebrates his birthday at youth service.

Connecting Youth Pastors' Wives
I feel understood here.

Melt-In-Your-Mouth Oatmeal Buttermilk Pancakes by Giver's Log
My mouth is watering. Planning to make this one Saturday morning.

How to tie a scarf
Printing this out and putting it up on my closet door. A much-needed guide as fall arrives.

The Perfect Palette
It is meant to be a wedding blog to help brides to pick out the perfect color scheme but I look to this for outfit and decorating ideas.

34 Photoshop Tutorials That Will Leave You Looking Like a Pro by onextrapixel
I am going to need this once I start making time for a proper photography lesson.

10 Can't Miss Photos to Take Each Month by Creating Keepsakes
A printable list of photography subjects. A great project to do in 2012.

The 50 Best Websites of 2011 by TIME
Found a couple of gems here.

And the verdict is ... by Perry's Scope
A thoughtful reaction to the Casey Anthony verdict

52 Weeks of Blogging Your Passion by SCOUTIEGIRL
A great blogging how-to e-book in a month-by-month format. Makes a great Christmas gift to anyone who wants to start blogging in 2012.

Movie Mistakes
I love movie goofs that made past the editing room. For example, Tom Cruise in Top Gun wears no sunglasses and then has them on in the same scene.

How about you? What are you looking at today?


Jonnique said...

Just purchased The Digital Mom Handbook. Excited to read and give it a try!!!

Samantha Johnson said...

Yay! Let me know what you think of it :-)

Excited for you!

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