Each week, I compile a small collection of stuff I wrote, read, tried, watched, tasted, fell asleep on ( last two are mostly a joke).

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Reading Material || Neon Fresh

H&M, Gisele Bundchen, and Bob Sinclar teamed up to create a song/music video and royalties go to UNICEF! Yay! Except that it’s kind of bag. Bummer.

This tequila ad is pretty funny; wrote about it here.

If you love TIHIF right here on Fridays, you might like the parent-related GIF series I’m doing on BabyCenter. Still waiting for them to escort me off the premises, but it hasn’t happened yet.

Reading Material || Neon Fresh

All of your notes on snapchat. ICYMI, I’m now on snapchat, and if you’d like to follow me there (roociambriello), I’m sending out snaps every time a new blog post is up. Why? Because FB is weird sometimes and people aren’t getting notifications. I’m also sending you videos of Batman dancing and whatever it is I’m eating for lunch. I know, I’m not really selling it well, but I’m really enjoying everything you’re sending me.

26 Struggles Only People Who Are Constantly Hungry Will Understand… Tina Fey’s “There’s no cake?” GIF speaks to me in a deep, personal way.

Reading Material || Neon Fresh

I’m truly madly deeply in love with this planter from Anthropologie. Surprisingly – unlike most things at Anthropologie – the price is incredibly reasonable. My only wish is that it came in larger sizes. Which leads me to my question – any recommendations on where to buy pretty large planters online? Right now all of my large plants are in the original plastic bucket, sitting on a plate #swaggy. Pls help.

Anthropologie planter || NEON FRESH

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Once a week I’m going to give a little public football chest bump to some of the NF partners that help keep this site rolling semi-smoothly. Minimal bumps. Minor fender damage, really.

Devin runs this dope little shop called Stitch Culture. If you appreciate pop culture and movie references (I do, I do, I do-oooh), give her shop a visit.  I currently have “Brush Your Shoulders Off” and “You Go, Glen Coco” on my office wall. Makes fun gifts for your fraaands.

Stitch Culture @ NEON FRESH Reading Material || Neon FreshThis is… hysterical. I am always aghast at the types of questions my friends who have adopted have to field. Here’s a super funny guide to asking questions about adoption (h/t Kristen Howerton).

Catch you tomorrow for TIHIF!

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Making Friends… In the Ladies’ Room

April 22, 2014
Ladies

I was at a work event a while ago. Like with many industry events, it’s all business during the day, and at night everyone loosens up and parties a little and some of the best networking is done when people are a bit less buttoned up. I think this is probably true of people in […]

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These Things Are Not Easy

April 21, 2014
These Things Are Not Easy // NEON FRESH

Turn the clock back to seven months ago, and I’m sitting outside in Antigua, drink Diet Cokes with Jamie, taking a break in between trips into a village in Guatemala where kids run around barefoot and moms cook dinner in a pot on an open fire. I had read about Jamie’s trip to Cambodia a […]

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This is How I Feel, Volume 51

April 18, 2014
This is How I Feel, Volume 51

If you’re new here (hello!), This is How I Feel happens on Fridays, reflecting my deep, deep love of GIFs and dumb captions. ___________________________________ When I’m checking out a website’s new redesign. ___________________________________ When I’m out dancing with friends and someone says “I don’t know how to do the Wobble.” ___________________________________ When someone unlikes my […]

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Reading Material and Some Big Stuff

April 17, 2014
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Each week, I compile a small collection of stuff I wrote, read, tried, watched, tasted, fell asleep on ( last two are mostly a joke). If you’ve been following the news this week, you’ve seen that airlines have featured heavily for various reasons. A video of one flight attendant went viral, and I wrote about […]

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Mom, I Got You a Hand Vac

April 16, 2014
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Common scene when Lola comes to visit: [Lola enters. Lola greets the girls with great enthusiasm. Lola hugs Jack. Lola puts the kettle on for tea. Lola makes a sandwich, eats it, washes the plate, reads the comments section on CNN.com, knits an afghan, files her taxes, contemplates world peace, then greets me.] “Cute sweater, […]

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A Well-Oiled Machine (Maybe Someday)

April 15, 2014
Kids

I am not turning into Captain Von Trapp, but I’m a little bit turning into Captain Von Trapp. Not that I’m blowing a whistle and expecting my kids to come, but I’ve realized that a few things really help our household run a little bit more smoothly, especially at the times of the day that […]

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The Parenting/Relationship/Happiness Correlation Survey Results

April 14, 2014
The Parenting/Relationship/Happiness Correlation Survey

Last fall I wrote a post called The Parenting/Relationship/Happiness Correlation, mostly discussing.. well.. the correlation between parenting, relational health, and personal happiness. I took some really interesting (and outrageous) quotes and stats about how parents feel. Some of you were shocked, some of you totally understood, and many of you wanted to keep the conversation […]

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This is How I Feel, Volume 50

April 11, 2014
This is How I Feel, Volume 50

50. Fifty! Craaaaazyyyyy. It all started with this post. I did a follow up a little while later, then turned it into a monthly feature. We’ve been doing it once a week for awhile now, and after every single week I go “That’s it. I’ve run out of GIFs and I’ve run out of captions. […]

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Minnie’s Birth Story

April 9, 2014
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Thirty minutes after midnight, my third daughter turned two years old. If the words ‘birth’ and ‘story’ make you feel wildly uncomfortable, I kindly suggest that you check out another post. Like yesterday’s cartoon! Or Friday’s TIHIF. This post is a little graphic, and I’m a little bit nudey in the video. My tank top […]

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