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Watch this apartment decorate itself for the holidays

Remember Offbeat Homie Kat with the punky artsy studio and the shark-themed bathroom? She sent us a little holiday greeting in the form of an adorable stop-motion video…

5 British comedies and soaps you should watch when you need a break from zombies, meth, and fantasy

I don’t own a TV, but I’m the queen bee of streaming the shows I love to watch online, either via Netflix, Hulu, or some kind of third party. I’m not a fan of some of the bigger shows that are either on TV right now or recently ended (Walking Dead, Breaking Bad, Game of Thrones), so when Parenthood skips a week (heeeey network TV) or I’m all Grey’s Anatomy-ed out, I head over to Netflix and start watching funny British comedies instead.

Lifehacks for living alone

Full of helpful advice like how to avoid falling out of bed when you’ve had too many drinks while watching Downton Abbey, and the note that cats are … almost people!

Convos with my 2-year-old: parent-child conversations re-enacted with another adult

If you guys are looking for a laugh, get pumped because I found it for you: yesterday Warmland Films released the first installment of Convos With My 2 Year Old. The video series is brilliant: they’re taking actual conversations between a two-year-old and her dad and replacing the two-year-old with an adult male.

20 minute dance party: how our family exercises together

A few weeks ago my husband and I were trying to figure out how to watusi, so we turned to this video on YouTube. It turns out Michael Ivy is a dedicated dance instructor who has a whole list of instructional dance videos. We eyed the list, deduced that playing it in its entirety would take about 20 minutes, and asked our four-year-old if he wanted to dance with us.

The IKEA catalog, narrated

Finally, the sad truths of the the IKEA catalog, revealed through narration: “I hate to be the one to break it to you, but own too much crap to make this work. We have set you up for failure.”