8 Things of Note

A few of our favorite links from around the web this week.
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Image Credit: Getty Images via Travel + Leisure

Image Credit: Getty Images via Travel + Leisure

This weekend we'll be fighting off the winter blues with a bit of home cooked food, family visits and outings with friends. Have a lovely weekend, Clementines and, as always, a few conversations from around the web we found particularly noteworthy—happy reading!

Barbie has a brand new bod—so what does it says about American beauty ideals?

One couple tells the story of their relationship, from romance to vows to divorce to life afterward. “We did the best we could, but love blinds you to behaviors that might put the marriage at risk.”

3 rules for surviving a creative life. (“Create! Call it good! Rest!”)

A beautiful (and functional!) DIY copper ladder for hanging blankets, towels, and more.

Meet Marley Dias, the 11-year-old behind the #1000blackgirlbooks book drive. Bravo, young lady!

12 secrets of New York’s Central Park. Fascinating!

The best foods for your skin (or, how to eat for your skin type).

 “No reason to stay is a good reason to go.” (Thanks for the reminder, Elizabeth Gilbert!)

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