1. How Alexa Chung gets her everyday vintage-inspired beauty look. (lisaeldridge.com)

2. Positive thinking doesn't work, but this does. (nymag.com)

3. How to not embarrass people who use your bathroom. (apartmenttherapy.com)

4. The most beautiful beet chips. (kumquatblog.com)

5. How to make your kids smarter. (time.com)

6. Picking up this dress for spring. (shopbop.com) - P.S. They're currently having the best sale of the season.

7. Apparently big cats like boxes too! (twistedsifter.com)

8. The top song the day you were born - mine is Michael Jackson's "Beat It." (playback.fm)

9. 27 designers spill their go-to decorating secrets. (refinery29.com)

One more link: We're hiring a design intern for the summer. If you're interested in joining the Cupcakes and Cashmere team, please submit your application.