Holiday Tea at Dawn's ~ Cozy Winter Nests (Pt. 1)

Hello my friends, and Happy Monday! I hope you all had a nice weekend and that your December is off to a great start! ❤️ Well, I just had so much to share with you today, I decided to split this post in two! More on that in a bit, but first of all, WELCOME! Thank you so much for joining me for another weekly tea. Today we'll chat about crafting a little "cozy" for ourselves before winter sets in. We'll also talk about my favorite tea, my homemade planner and few of our Advent plans...
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How Companies Can Increase Market Rewards for Sustainability Efforts

There is a connection between public sentiment about a company and how the market rewards its corporate social performance, according to George Serafeim. [Author: by Rachel Layne]
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Beauty & Self-Care Treats That Cost (Basically) Nothing

Because self-care don't have to cost a thing. I write a lot about strategic spending and splurging on anything from self-care items to fashion to like, kitchen tools? Which probably makes a lot of you think that I'm absolutely rolling in cash. Not so - though my partner and I have good jobs and we're not exactly living paycheck to paycheck, I'm not out here dropping hundreds of dollars on my skincare every month. In fact, I love a good bargain (hello, ten-dollar HG moisturizer) and I love a gre...
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What to Do Now That the Student Loan Grace Period Is Over

College grads with public student loans typically get a six-month grace period after convocation before they have to start making payments. And that means for Spring 2018 grads, it’s probably time to start paying up.Read more...
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Watch Classic Performances by Peter Green, Founder of Fleetwood Mac & the Only British Blues Guitarist Who Gave B.B. King “the Cold Sweats”

“Of all the guitar giants to emerge from the British blues boom,” writes Stuart Penny at Empty Mirror, “Peter Green was perhaps the most naturally gifted.” After replacing Eric Clapton in John Mayall & the Bluesbreakers (and earning the nickname “The Green God”), the guitarist formed his own band, originally given the unwieldy name “Peter Green's Fleetwood Mac featuring Jeremy Spencer.” Soon shortened to Fleetwood Mac, the band recorded their debut, eponymous album in 1968, and went on i...
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How to Wear Plaid Like a Celeb This Season

Let Jordyn Woods, Gigi Hadid, & Jennifer Lawrence be your guides to this fall trend.Every week, I scour the web to find inspiring outfits on your favorite celebs and help you recreate their looks! This week, I was inspired by Jordyn Woods, Gigi Hadid, and Jennifer Lawrence. Read on to see how you can get their looks for yourself. Celebrity Look #1: Jordyn Woods's Checkered Chic Model Jordyn Woods was spotted looking super chic while out on the town with her BFF Kylie Jenner (who looked equally...
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Pink Floyd’s “Wish You Were Here” Movingly Performed by the Six-String Soldiers, of The United States Army Field Band

Since 1946, The United States Army Field Band has traveled throughout the world, performing at public concerts, school assemblies, educational outreach programs, and other venues. Above you can watch one of the band's performing units--the Six-String Soldiers--play an acoustic version of Pink Floyd's "Wish You Were Here." Because we all know someone we surely miss. To explore more of their work, see their cover versions of The Allman Brothers' "Ramblin' Man" and The Beatles' "Strawberry ...
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The Clarion Science Fiction and Fantasy writing workshop is open to applications for the 2019 session

The Clarion Workshop, hosted at the University of California San Diego at La Jolla, is an annual, six-week, intensive writing workshop for aspiring science fiction and fantasy writers (I'm a graduate of Clarion, a frequent instructor, and a member of the board of the Clarion Foundation, a nonprofit that administers the election); the 2019 workshop runs June 23 - Aug 3, with instructors Carmen Maria Machado, Maurice Broaddus, Karen Lord, Andy Duncan, Ann VanderMeer, and Jeff VanderMeer. Apply he...
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Professor, Author, Thought Leader and wegginar® Presenter: Andy Molinsky

Andy Molinsky is a Professor at Brandeis University’s International Business School. Andy helps people develop the insights and courage necessary to act outside their personal and cultural comfort zones when doing important, but challenging, tasks in work and life. His work has been featured in HBR, the Financial Times, the Boston Globe, NPR and Voice […]
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48 US college students awarded Marshall scholarships to study in UK

Forty-eight U.S. students have been awarded the 2019 Marshall Scholarship, the largest class of scholars in the program’s 65-year history. The U.K. government mainly funds the scholarships and announced them Monday. Recipients come from across the U.S., and next year’s group includes more women than ever before. The scholarships enable intellectually distinguished young Americans to […]
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Happy CSEdWeek! A look into one educator’s hour of code

Computer Science Education Week kicks off today—and it’s a great opportunity for educators around the world to introduce their students to coding. I know, learning to code can sound intimidating, but it only takes an hour to try it out. As a part of Hour of Code, educators can bring our new CS First activity, “An Unusual Discovery,” to their classrooms as an easy first step into the world of coding. In the activity, students create unique stories about a newly discovered object, like sneakers or...
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Our Favorite Gifts for Mom (or the Other Leading Female Figures in Your Life)

For the strong, independent woman in your life. As the holiday season draws closer, it's apparent that you'll need a quality gift for one of the most important people in your life: your mom. You need a gift that's both personal and of use for her, but it's all too easy to get caught up in the advertising bonanza that eventually leads you to think that only expensive gifts will please her. Don't worry, CF has you for this one! Read on for our favorite gifts for moms and leading female figures in...
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What this physician learned by helping a medical student write a personal statement

“A moment’s insight is sometimes worth a life’s experience.” — Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. Several years ago, an anxious senior medical student was preparing his application for The Match, the clearinghouse through which 37,000 candidates hope to secure one of the 33,000 available residency positions. It is a nerve-wracking time. Each student compiles documents, assembles […] Find jobs at Careers by Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
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'Dark day for freedom': Soros-affiliated university quits Hungary

Central European University is first major university to be pushed out of an EU countryCentral European University has announced it will leave Budapest for Vienna next year after a protracted legal and rhetorical battle with the Hungarian government, in what is the first case of a major university being pushed out of an EU country.The university, which teaches in English and is regarded as one of the best in the region, has been in the crosshairs of the government of Hungary’s far-right prime mi...
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Behold the Original Deck of Oblique Strategies Cards, Handwritten by Brian Eno Himself

"Honor thy error as a hidden intention." "Work at a different speed." "Try faking it!" These suggestions will sound familiar to everyone who's ever flipped through the deck of cards known as Oblique Strategies. You can now do that digitally, of course, but Oblique Strategies remains an essentially physical experience, one whose shuffling and drawing reminds the user that they're drawing from the well of chance for a way to break them through a creative impasse or just rethink part of a project....
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Anatomy of a Fake: Forgery Experts Reveal 5 Ways To Spot a Fake Painting by Jackson Pollock (or Any Other Artist)

In the old days, determining an art forgery was mostly a matter of narrative deduction, a la Sherlock Holmes. Thiago Piwowarczyk and Jeffrey Taylor, founders of New York Art Forensics, employ such techniques to establish provenance, tracing the chain of ownership of any given work back to its original sale by researching catalogues, title transfers, and correspondence. But they also bring a number of high tech tools to the table, to further prove—or in the case of the alleged Jackson...
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