Week of July 14

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Happy Monday, gals!  This weekend was arguably the perfect summer weekend, talk about ideal weather!  Here are some links to start your week:


C A R E E R
How to ask for a raise and make sure you get it, always good advice.


L O C A L
This may be one of the cutest videos you've seen in a while.  I had no idea that the oldest elementary school was in MA, let alone our neighbor of Dorchester.

Get a sneak peak at the interior design book by Boston's own Erin Gates, out this fall!

A favorite local power couple at the World Cup, see who else was there, too.

A great read about commercial gardens moving to Boston rooftops.


E N T E R T A I N M E N T
The story behind the recent hit song, "Rude."

Some of my favorite comedians (and comediennes) are featured in this Real Housewives spoof, all episodes post tomorrow online.


T R A V E L
Think September is really the best time for your ideal vacation spot?  As someone looking to plan a trip (or two) this fall, this resource is a must-visit in order to craft an affordable voyage.


Be sure to check in with us every day on twitter, facebook and instagram.  You'll (almost) get your full dose of fitness for the week with a feature in a few days we know you'll love!  Have a great one!

- Meredith