The Unscripted Weekly: Lavender, TV Dinners, Movies, Emojis & More!

The Unscripted Weekly features links to various articles I have come across in my travels across the internet.  Feel free to share your own internet journeys, and thoughts on these articles in the comments section.

Click through to read more, and Happy Trails!

How to Grow Lavender at Home up on About Home – I love lavender, and have wanted to create some sort of garden of beautiful lavender bushes for some time, so when I came across this article, I thought I could give it a try.  Check out how to bring this fragrant flower into your home or garden.

7 Things to Remember When You Think You Are Not Good Enough – We are all hard on ourselves sometimes, and remember only our mistakes or where we believe we didn’t measure up.  TinyBuddha offers up ways to end the war within ourselves.

“We can’t hate ourselves into a version of ourselves we can love.”  ~ Lori Deschene

Looking for a holiday movie or two to get you into the spirit?  Check out these Holiday Movies on The Huffington Post to kick off your holiday season.

Got turkey leftovers?  Well, so did C.A. Swanson & Sons back in the fall of 1953.  See how they remedied the situation with the advent of the TV Dinner as posted on National Geographic.

Many of us know the Harry Potter series, and have come to love the characters.  Bana, a young girl living in Syria, says she likes to read, “to forget the war. She regularly posts videos that capture the sound of bombing, appealing for help as the Syrian regime steps up its assault on the besieged city.”  J.K. Rowling recently sent Bana the Harry Potter series as a diversion to the daily bombardment she and her family face.  CNN covers the story that brings a little magic to a family’s struggle for survival.

You know those little smiley faces that pepper almost every text conversation?  Imagine, if will, a convention on none other than…THE EMOJI!  Time covers the inaugural event held in San Francisco in early November.  Check out what it’s like inside an emoji convention.

Enjoy!

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