At Yes and Yes, one girl shares her story of going through the foster care system.
Just a Titch defends Eat Pray Love (a book I haven’t read yet and a movie I probably won’t see) against its recent backlash.
Hate jeans shopping? Apparently Levi’s has a new fitting system that makes the whole thing a little less painful.
Surely you’ve heard about Jenny, who supposedly stuck it to her boss by quitting via a series of photos and a dry erase board. Lacey asks if we can still draw inspiration from her, hoax or not.
And As hard as it was not to pick, say, all of her posts this week, I managed to narrow it down to this one, where NTKOG gets friendly with her neighbours.
Since taking friendships offline is all the rage, Ashley as Aurora offers 10 tips for meeting up with a bloggy friend.
Fired and Fabulous muses on southern guys and just how gentlemanly they are (or aren’t).
Madame X wonders when the time is right to move in with a significant other.
And finally, Me in Millions struggles to find the balance between materialism and minimalism.
FOOD / TRAVEL
French food. In pictures. Via Fabulously Broke.
Why it’s not worth cooking with expensive olive oil (I thought even cheap EVOO was pricey, but nearly choked on the apparent cost of the “quality” stuff)
The best damn looking corn fritters I’ve ever seen, courtesy of Closet Cooking.
Kelly blogs about the things they don’t tell you about travel.
WORK / CAREER
Are you young, qualified and looking for a ‘professional’ job? You might be part of the Unserviced Workforce.
Ninja – who’s currently off honeymooning and whatnot – has a guest post on why gift cards suck.
One of Stratejoy’s new bloggers, Doniree, shares what life as a media buyer was like.
Mrs Micah may be gone, but her site lives on. Here’s how your online identity may be costing you (and no, it’s not about posting drunk/naked photos or slagging off the boss on Facebook.)
Lastly, Amanda Lee explains how to balance having two jobs and no life.