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SUNDAY LINKS VOLUME SIX - COLLEEN'S TRAVEL BLOG
Um, is it just me or is this the winter that will never end? Seriously, I don’t think I can take another cloudy/rainy day of 40 degrees. Why did I move to Ohio??? Luckily, I’m going to LA for two weeks at the end of April. I literally cannot wait. Do you remember this feature? Where I share links to cool articles and blogs? Well, here ya go. I’ve also included some links to some vintage ColleenWelsch.com (Coocoo for Coco era), if you’d like to go back to 2010 and see that one time I had bangs. Because, yes, this blog really is that old. Hot Links I’m really considering doing the “330 Day Challenge” next year, based entirely on this article. Avoiding paying US taxes and using the savings to travel the world? Yes, please! This fascinating history of leopard print struck a chord with me. I have a few great leopard print pieces, which I love because they make me feel like Ann-Margret. Yet somehow they rarely make it out of the house because I’m concerned that I look trashy (a perennial insecurity for me). Man Repeller exams why people ghost. If you’re prone to ghosting, trust me on this: it’s so much easier to rip off the bandaid with a “thanks but no thanks” text then dodge someone and hope you never see them IRL for the rest of your life. I aspire to Marie Kondo’s zen-like level of organization. You’ve heard of facial massage (maybe?), now get ready for face yoga. If I weren’t on such a tight spending budget for my trip to Europe this summer (or fall), I would definitely be shopping on eBay after reading this guide. People in 36 different places all over the world recorded the ambient noises of their location, resulting in Orbitz Soundscapes project. It’s really cool! (Although I must say, Denmark looks a lot like Youngstown’s own Mill Creek Park). I love this collection of pink and green home inspiration. I can’t find the source for this image, but I am loving this matte multi-pastel manicure for spring. Shopping I really want a straw bag for this summer. I’m digging this one and this one. Confession: I have worn the same denim shorts for like the past 5 years. They’re too big, and I need an upgrade. I love these jorts, but they’re SO expensive for shorts. I guess I can justify the…