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Featured Blog: A Swoop And A Dart

NAME: Elizabeth Dillow
BLOG: a swoop and a dart
WHY YOU'LL LOVE IT: Photographer, author, and veteran Typepad blogger (10 years!) Elizabeth Dillow writes about her family, books, music, family travel, the things she makes, and a lot of miscellany. Don't miss the fantastic DIY projects she's documented - there are 52! You can find them in Volumes 1, 2, and 3.


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Featured Blog: Give a Girl a Blog

NAME: Kellie Winnell
BLOG: Give a Girl a Blog
WHY YOU'LL LOVE IT: Kellie Winnell is an Australian blogger who designs digital stamp sets and is passionate about essential oils. She wears the "mum badge" like a boss to three girls, laughs every day with her husband, and indulges regularly in coffee (hot and iced), craft/DIY, donuts, oils, Instagram, television, blogging and food.

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Featured Blog: Seth's Blog: A Thanksgiving Reader

NAME: Seth Godin
BLOG: Seth's Blog: A Thanksgiving Reader
WHY YOU'LL LOVE IT: Seth Godin is a well-regarded voice in the world of blogging, and this holiday season he has something special to share; the Thanksgiving Reader. The file you'll find there is free, printable, sharable, and Seth hopes it might give us something universal and personal to do this Thanksgiving.

The idea is simple: At your Thanksgiving celebration (and yes, it’s okay to use it outside the US!), consider going around the table and having each person read a section aloud.

During these ten or fifteen minutes, millions of people will all be reading the same words, thinking about the same issues, connecting with each other over the essence of what we celebrate. After all the travel and the cooking and the hassle, for these ten or fifteen minutes, perhaps we can all breathe the same air and think hard about what we’re thankful for.

It’s free to download and share. I hope you’ll let some people in your life know about it and incorporate it in your celebration this year. There’s no commercial element involved—after all, it’s Thanksgiving.


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Featured Blog:The Bitten Word

NAME: Zach and Clay
BLOG: The Bitten Word
WHY YOU'LL LOVE IT: Zach and Clay live (and eat) in Washington, D.C. Their award-winning blog features recipes from their extensive collection of food magazines, anecdotes recounting their adventures (both successful and not so successful) in the kitchen, and artful photography that brings their culinary genius to life. Looking for holiday recipe inspiration? Don't miss their their 2015 Thanksgiving Dinner posts!


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Featured Blog: Velvet & Linen

NAME: Brooke Giannetti
BLOG: Velvet & Linen
WHY YOU'LL LOVE IT: Brooke Giannetti is a Calfornia-based interior decorator, shop owner, and blogger, who started blogging in 2009 in order to share her inspirations, and the projects she and her husband Steve are working on. Velvet & Linen now reaches over 150,000 readers every month and was named by the Washington Post as one of the Top 10 Design Blogs. Brooke and Steve live in Ojai with their children, 3 dogs, 3 mini goats, 2 mini donkeys, 12 chickens, and a house bunny.

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Featured Blog: La Camaraderie des Chefs

NAME: Martin Juneau
BLOG: La Camaraderie des Chefs
WHY YOU'LL LOVE IT: Martin Juneau is co-owner of Pastaga, nature wines and restaurant with Louis-Philippe Breton. Voted best Canadian chef at Gold Metal Plates, in 2011, he participated in the TV shows Out Your Glasses, and And Make It Snappy! Beautifully built with our Nimble Design Lab, his blog is destined to become a new favorite of chefs, cooks, and foodies everywhere.


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Featured Blog: Science Lush

NAME: Tamara Krinsky
BLOG: Science Lush
WHY YOU'LL LOVE IT: As an actress, on-camera host, writer, and editor, Tamara Krinsky has her hands full. She's also one quarter of the SCIRENS, a collective of actresses dedicated to advocating for scientific literacy in the general public and creating science-infused entertainment content. She combines her passions for science and the arts on her blog, bringing her readers knowledge, relevant anecdotes, and behind the scenes geekery.


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