Does this post spark joy?

Like many, after watching Tidying Up with Marie Kondo on Netflix, I indeed started tidying up. I read her book a few years ago and embraced it for a few months (you can read about that experience here). But after watching the first episode, I was ready to give the Konmari method another shot.

At the time of writing, I have done my clothes, books, Tupperware cupboard and guest/chinchilla room. And while I really get where Marie Kondo is going, the internet has responded in the best way possible. And if that doesn’t spark joy, scroll on down to find out about a gym for snakes (yes really) and more in this week’s Bytesized.

konmari definition urban dictionary

?Does it spark joy?

When Marie Kondo gets serious

Well that escalated quickly

All Lego sparks joy until you stand on one barefoot

It’s the right thing to do 

I own a lot of books…

If you love something, set it free…

Good joke format: <insert messed up thing here> is such a mess that even Marie Kondo wouldn’t go anywhere near it

Welcome to the Hunger Games 

Weekends AND wine spark joy

But then again, if you are not inspired to tidy up, wait a while and then hit Gumtree, OLX and Facebook Marketplace.

?Gyms for snakes now exist & these headlines are amazing

I walked into work and my colleague informed me of this amazing story. The headlines didn’t disappoint but I was disappointed I didn’t get to see a picture of a fat snake. Anyway, reptiles need the opportunity for a new year, new you and now they have it. 

These headlines are amazing. 1. Buzzfeed 2. Vice 3. I love Science. I like the last one the best.

❎X marks the spot

Apparently, there are monsters out there who draw an x incorrectly. 7 is the only correct way. End. Of. Discussion.

?You can get slippers, golf club covers and handbags in the shape of your dog

slippers that look like your dog

Aptly named CuddleClones, is able to take a picture of your pooch and create products that actually look like the real deal. The slippers will set you back US$199 (R2700) while the golf club cover is $149 (R2000) and the bag is $299 (R4000). Is this creepy or cool? I can’t decide.

bag that looks like your dog

And ICYMI here’s the first instalment of Bytesized for 2019, which includes a round-up of the 10-year challenge

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