Hautelinks: Week of 12/25/14

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Merry Christmas to all of our readers! It's a slightly shorter Hautelinks this week for the holiday. We hope you're having a blast celebrating and enjoying your winter breaks! xo

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Quiz time! Which Christmas dessert are you?

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And another quiz! Which 2014 Movie Are You? I got GOTG - so happy!

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If you, like me, are obsessed with Serial, SNL's spoof of the podcast will have you LOLing. "Wait, it's pronounced Mail Himp?"

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Refinery 29 lists the best new stores that opened in 2014.

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Ooh, who doesn't want to look like holiday Barbie? xoVain, you're our fave.

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Speaking of stores, uh oh.. it looks like Wet Seal could be in trouble.

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Omg, awesome: If Home Alone was a horror film.

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The Gloss has some cute and affordable party bags under $50.

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Umm, whaat? Candy cane eyeliner is a super cool idea for the daring.

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Also from HelloGiggles, the weirdest things people bought this year. And you thought your impulse purchases were questionable...

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For TV fans, the EW lists the sweetest moments of all our favorite ships.

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Redefining what we think of as "sexy", this awesome woman calls her rarely seen body type "the model of the future". Go, girl!

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While we're still on the fence about pageants in general, it's cool that Miss World made theirs slightly less sexist. Baby steps?

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Aaah! Minions Christmas Song!

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Prepare to feel super old: This is what the Teletubbies sun baby looks like now.

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Buzzfeed breaks down the 18 most important beauty trends of the year. Which was your fave?

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For bakers, the chemistry of cookies via TED.

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Be still my heart: 81 Vegetarian Taco Recipes for Taco Tuesday.

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Speaking of yummy, this gingerbread hot chocolate looks BEYOND.

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See also: Nutella hot chocolate !!

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Web design fans, you will love What colour is it?

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If American Girl dolls were real girls...

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Hahaha, omg: Watch tipsy couples try to build gingerbread houses.

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UGH: Cancel Christmas, true love is dead.

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Apartment Therapy had two good "Best of 2014" roundup posts: The Best DIYs Under $50, and Our Best Cleaning Advice, Tips, and Tricks.

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Now that finals are over, this is less relevant but still worth watching: Easy trick to stop procrastinating RIGHT NOW, via Refinery 29.

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I really loved this post on creativity from Jenny Purr.

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Ooh, it's time to buy your 2015 calendars! Centsational girl has some awesome picks from Etsy you'll want to scoop up.

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Speaking of 2015, here are some tips on setting realistic goals for the new year or anytime.

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Kendi Everyday has a nice New Year's Eve outfit guide.

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Obama made an awesome move this week by calling on only women at a press conference.

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Whaaaa? This is crazy and cool: This Photographer Transforms His Dog Into Different Animals Every Holiday Season.

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The list you've all been waiting for: the 40 most important corgis of 2014.

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And finally, the best way to decorate a tree: with bears!!!