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Monday, March 29th, 2010
All kinds of things intrigue, inspire, and challenge SLY. These are just a few.
Simply Cool People
(These people are are just so freaking cool. Some I know personally and others I’ve discovered over the years)
Allison Nazarian: Widely known as one of the most honest and innovative voices in marketing, blogging and the online world today.
BrownGirlSpeaks: A hodgepodge of all her musings on homeschooling, her vegetarian brown boy, fussing over ger curls, being a coupon queen, and doting over her first love- books.
Chelsea Maureen Does 101 Things: “I get up every morning determined to both change the world and have one hell of a good time. Sometimes this makes planning my day difficult.” –EB White (A playwright and theater artist I’ve had the pleasure of working with who is also cool as hell!)
HomeGirl: (An Austin mom who writes about everything and who’s just an all around cool woman.)
Urban OutSitters: The premiere pet care professions for Chicago. (My friend owns this business and he is really the dog whisperer. I’m so proud of all of his accomplishments and his success. If I had a dog, Urban Outsitters would be its second home!)
Family Friendly Resources
(While unmarried, with no children and no plans for either of those things to change…I LOVE websites geared towards families. Probably because I’m the oldest of five children, was home-schooled and love holistically geared websites. I really have no clue.)
Simple Mom: A website to help people live more simply. (Part of a five part conglomorate of Simple Living Media. I love all their divisions!)
The Creative Mama: (Another mom site that features info on everything)
Style and Design
(I like pretty things)
Apartment Therapy: Saving the world, one room at a time.Â (I love all things Apartment Therapy. I love all their other websites too.)
Design Sponge: A daily website dedicated to home and product design. (I love their before and after features. They show me the potential in trash.)
Loving Living Small: Dedicated to spaces 1000 square feet and under, here you’ll find tips, resources, small space solutions and tons of design inspiration to encourage living small with style.
Making it Lovely: Iâ€™m transforming my so-so house into a lovely home.
Small Place Style: A love of small spaces and home decor/design.
Small Space Resources: Great ideas to make the most of thespace you have.
(I’m always looking for inspiration to improve my site or learn new tools and tricks of the trade. I lose hours roaming these sites.)
Design Chair: Free resource for designers and developers.
Smashing App: Free and useful online resources for designers and developers.
Smashing Magazine: Delivers useful and innovative information to web designers and developers by informing their readers about the latest trends and techniques in web development.
The Cool Hunter: A website that celebrates creativity in all of its modern manifestations. The world’s most-read culture and design site,Â a leading authority on all things creative and a truly global hub for what’s cool, thoughtful, innovative and original.
The Design Inspiration: The freshest and best quality design inspiration for you daily.
Free Thinking and Conscious
(My goal is to always remain remain in the highest version of myself.)
Abundance Tapestry: Manifest abundance with creative self alignment.
Ken Lauher: Advises individuals, businesses and organizations on how to implement practical Feng Shui solutions to help you achieve your goals & live a more fulfilling life.
New York Open Center: New York’s leading center for holistic learning and world culture.
Pitch Black Gold’s Path: The poetics of life. The politics of change. The cosmic epiphanies. The evolving soul. The fly shit he likes.
River of Honey: A delectable word-sundae of magic, spirituality, culture, creativity and revolution topped witht he sweetness and femininity of Oshun.
Sacred Text:A quiet place in cyberspace devoted to religious tolerance and scholarship.
Shambhala Online: Live interactive talks and teachings with senior teachers from across the worldwide Shambhala community.
Shambhala Sun:North American’s oldest and most widely-read Buddhist magazine, bringing a contemplative view to all the important issues in life.
Talking Astrology with Archie: Astrology, Karma and Destiny
The Change Blog: Their goal is to inspire, motivate and provide ideas to people who want to change their lives.
The Naked Soul: A Journey of Awareness
The Pageless Book: The Holy text of a personal spiritual experience. He is an Aspiring Author, Hermetic Qabalist, Modern Mystic, Omnitheist, Philosopher, Religious Pluralist, Unitarian Universalist, and Willful Heretic â€“ I am all these things.
The Personal Excellence Blog: If you are someone who wants to achieve excellence and live your best life, this blog is for you.
Sacred Centers: Pathways for personal and global transformations.
Urban Goddess International: A resource for creative, authentic and purposeful living. Fostering tolerance, cooperation, creative self-expression, nurturance and global connectedness.
(I am a neat freak and anal about cleanliness and organization.)
DIY Planner (This site is crack for those who love list and planners with all sorts of templates to easily download!)
Jeri’s Organizing and DeCluttering News: Daily tidbits to help you organize and declutter.
Organize in Style: A girl trying to get it and keep it together
Organize to Revitalize: The Official Blog of D. Allison Lee Professional Organizers ~ Your Portal for Organizing News & Tips
Unclutterer: A blog about getting and staying organized.
(I love places of community were people from all walks of life come together and learn tons of things from each other.)