I spent time this week catching up on recent episodes of “Downton Abbey” and came across what is likely my favorite television quote ever:
“I’ve been married. I know everything.”
Ha! If only marriage equaled infinite wisdom.
But I have wisdom—and some inspiration—for you in this, our latest edition of Weekend Reading. Get your coffee, put your feet up, and enjoy.
1 | People who embrace change fascinate me; here’s a story about a family committing to a frugal lifestyle: Not Only Did We Cut the Credit Cards…We Sold the Car! via SpelHouse Love
2 | Is shopping at a big box store cost-effective? It can be. Here’s how: Saving Money on Real Food at Costco via Real Food. Real Deals.
3 | I’m working on my writing and that means I’m actively embracing any and all advice: 4 Ways to Become a Better Write, Even If You’re Short on Time and 7 Free Tools to Organize and Prioritize Your Writing Life via The Write Life
4 | Speaking of learning, here’s a PicMonkey tutorial I am looking forward to trying: Use PicMonkey to Make Your Own Transparent, Pasteable Watermark via We Lived Happily Ever After
5 | So beautiful: Choosing What Matters When Life Overwhelms via Hands Free Mama
6 | Are you sick of winter and of snow? You might not be after reading this piece: Snow It Goes via Yo Gail
7 | The science nerd in me finds the story fascinating: Ancient Genome Stirs Ethics Debate via Nature