1. Nordstrom’s anniversary sale is nearing its end (prices go up 08/08/16). These Adidas Superstar Sneakers (shown above in White/Black; on sale in two other colorways) that I have been wearing regularly are included in selected colorways. They run a full size large—I normally wear a size 7 in sneakers and took these in a size 6. 2. How an…

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Image via Amazon 1. Happy National Chicken Wing Day, another ad hoc holiday designed to encourage consumer spending. Here are some posts to help you identify places that are giving out freebies today.  1.5. Buffalo Wild Wings’ New Plan to Crush Chipotle and Panera Bread Is Working via Business Insider (This new plan is the “15-minute lunch guarantee”—casual dining moving…

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1. My friends and I enjoy turning listicles like “the 33 Best Donuts Shops in America” into bucket list challenges; I finally crossed Federal Donuts (Philly-based) off my list recently, and can vouch for it belonging solidly on any “best of” lists. 1.5. The image above was edited using Prisma (free to download, for now; available on iOS and in…

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1. While browsing ModCloth‘s “Big Sale,” I found a skirt that looks very similar to the one pictured above and is still available in smaller sizes. 1.5. Other picks from the ModCloth sale: Awe I Do is Win Dress, I Rest My Grace Dress, Stripe It Lucky Skirt, The Best Vignette to Come Dress, Ring Out the Bold Dress, Major…

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1. Being the neophile that I am, it will surprise no one that I found myself some Burger King Mac n’ Cheetos as soon as they became available nationwide. The initial reception was mixed, which is expected given how unorthodox this marriage is. I wish I could write that I loved them, but my experience was soured by having to…

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