16 Pieces of Advice That Will Change Your Life for the Better. This really resonated with me.
37 Things You’ll Regret When You’re Old, from Buzzfeed. A couple are silly but most really are true!
Incredibly powerful and moving: You Are Beautiful is a film about eating disorders made by two seventh-grade girls from Denver. It deserves every one of the awards it’s won.
Super cute and aww-worthy: Chicago Bulls Cheerleader Surprised with Marriage Proposal During Game.
Related: Justin Timberlake Helps Fan Propose at His Concert. Awwww!
Semi-related: The 19 Most Romantic Things That Happened in 2013.
This family Xmas card video was all over Facebook and for good reason – it’s super funny and cute.
The Daily Beast makes a really, really good point about the “lazy lady tech” phenomenon. “Don’t people realize that if men don’t want their undergarments getting pissy with them each time they reach for the breakfast pizza, then women probably don’t either?”
With holiday get-togethers happening, now is the best time to learn how to deal with annoying relatives.
FabSugar breaks down 2013’s best street style looks. So many great ones – impossible to pick a fave!
From TIME, the 10 Greatest TV Christmas Specials from Your Childhood.
Also TV-related: The Best TV Episodes of 2013.
And to finish off the category, the 13 Best Movies of 2013. I am dying to see American Hustle!
Ever wondered what it’s like behind-the-scenes at Lisa Frank? If Jezebel is correct, it’s… the stuff of nightmares. Crazy!
Ooh, I want to try this speed-reading app! Have any of you given it a shot?
In case you aren’t already following all of these: 22 Instagram Accounts for Fashionistas to Follow in 2014.
These stained-glass cookies look too pretty to eat (but I bet they’re delicious).
For you last-minute shoppers: 20 Stocking Stuffers Under $20 from The Glitter Guide.
See also: Small Gifts That Pack a Big Punch, from SheFinds.
This DIY coffee mug would make a great last-minute present as well.
For the beauty lover on Xmas: Rudolph, as told through makeup.
Fashionista asks: is nail art “over”? We’re with the commenters on this – it’s an interesting theory but more data is needed.
According to Google, Kohl’s was the most-searched apparel store of 2013.
If you have long hair, this is perhaps the most perfect holiday hairstyle of all time.
Proof that being nice can have tangible benefits: A cafe in France bases coffee prices on patrons’ manners.
Warning: This graphic and heart-wrenching but worth a watch – I had no idea what these animals really went through. Woman undergoes animal testing for animal rights.
Fascinating: An infographic of what people really put on their Xmas trees, with data collected through analyzing 1500 Instagram photos that used the tags #tree, #xmastree, #christmas, #christmastree, and #giftwrap.
And finally, prepare yourself for some serious cuteness. This post is not messing around.