The Weekender: Favorite Links & Current Sales

Happy Sunday! Tommy and I just got home after spending the day in Boone for a post-wedding celebration with his family and some of his parents’ hometown friends. We were planning to go up Friday night or Saturday morning… and then our heat went out. So, we spent most of Saturday trying to get a technician here to fix it (which is the 4th time we’ve had the HVAC serviced since getting this house 6 weeks ago). And then it turns out it’s still not fixed – it was 58* in our bedroom this morning. So, we headed up to Boone today and we’ll try to get it figured out tomorrow. Luckily it’s supposed to be a little warmer this week. (It’s been in the 20s the past two nights! Yikes.) But yay, homeownership! 😉

I’m going to keep this short since it’s getting late and I’m sleepy. There were some good read last week, mostly thanks to Shalane Flanagan. 🙂 And woah, holiday sales are picking up already! Lots of great deals.

Current Favorite Links:

How to Plan Your Most Productive Day Ever

Hey runners! Wake Forest is looking for women in Winston-Salem and High Point for a running study

iPhone Bug Frustrated Users Typing “i”. I posted about this on Instagram, but if you missed it, here’s how to get rid of that annoying box that pops up when you try to type the letter i.

Unbelievable! Social Media Erupts after Flanagan’s Awe-Inspiring Win. YES YES YES.

How the “Shalane Flanagan Effect” Works. And YES again.

In Life’s Most Important Pursuits, Your Only Competition is Yourself

The Powerful Mental Benefit of a Daily Morning Run, and How to Start the Habit


Current Sales:

Ann Taylor: 40% off purchase w/ code FRIENDS40

Anthropologie: 20% off full price home

Banana Republic: Free 2-3 day shipping w/ code BRSHIP

Baublebar: 30% off personalized pieces w/ code GIFT30

Bloomingdale’s: $25 off of every $100 w/ code PRIVATE

Draper James: Up to 30% off (no code necessary)

J.Crew: 40% off Cool Weather Essentials w/ code LAYERUP

J.Crew Factory: extra 40% off clearance w/ code EXTRA40

Loft: extra 40% off w/ code HAPPY

Ralph Lauren: extra 25% off select w/ code NOV25

Saks: extra 10% off w/ code VETERAN; free shipping w/ code FREESHIP


Current Home Furnishing Sales:

One King’s Lane: 20% off holiday sale (no code necessary)

Pottery Barn: up to 30% off w/ code SAVEMORE

Wayfair: up to 70% off (no code necessary)

West Elm: up to 40% off (no code necessary)



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