What are you up to this weekend? My mom is going to watch the kids Saturday night and my husband and I are actually going to go out to dinner! At a restaurant! One where they don’t hand out crayons with the menus! Here’s hoping you all have fun weekends, too. In the meantime, check out a few links we liked this week from around the web:

Looking for a place to recycle your Christmas tree? Drop it off with the Boy Scouts on Saturday.

This was us at work this week, basically.

Little girls don’t need to be told they’re beautiful.

A kid obstacle course! Maybe once the snow melts…

Hello, New Year’s Resolutions.

The importance of protecting family time.

A toddler who lost her arm to cancer loves a three-legged kitten.

How to find time to read when you have young kids. (via North Central Regional Library)

And just because it’s Friday, here’s a puppy on a slide.

(Photo credit: Nicole Conner Photography)