Saturday, October 18, 2014

Weekend Cheer-Ups





:: Cory and I (both introverts) cackled at this like cats in nip.

:: Could this convince me to overcome my fear of the whole bird?

:: Bravo, Jen!

:: SUCH a dreamy home (and always fun to see my friends shine!)

:: Not that I need this parenting advice...

:: The kids' school has some big, exciting things around the bend.

:: I'm on a secondhand hunt for a great plaid scarf.

:: An oldie but SUCH a goodie. I still quote this now and then. It makes me laugh-cry.

:: Fascinating perspective on race and adoption.

:: Really love this print shop.

:: Grabbed this and this from the library today. (Both reader suggestions!)

:: I keep a list here of all the books I read.

:: Give beets a chance.

:: Then reward yourself with this.

:: Hayley told me this $5 concealer is the bomb...I'm a believer.

:: Stellar parenting advice from a dude.

Happy weekend, frans.


11 comments:

  1. This whole chicken recipe is where its at: http://www.chow.com/recipes/30264-basic-roasted-chicken. If you're a crispy skin lover, it will not disappoint!!

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  2. Have you every Googled Images Flower Patch Farmgirl? (I'm sure you have...right?!)
    Big mistake for me. I don't know why I even did it, except I am using my sister's laptop and didn't have my quick link to your website on my toolbar (yep. I'm one of those.)
    Just spent the last hour and a half looking through pictures and guest posts and all, kinds of fun.
    It wasn't until I came across some cartoon of a gal painting her house in a bikini that I sat back for a moment to clear my head (and that image that was most definitely not you!) that I realized it was time to dig myself out of the ultimate time sucker...

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  3. Don't fear the whole bird!! I used to too - but DON'T! :-)

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    1. Oh, and because I find I enjoy the whole second-hand challenge, I did find this re: the scarf.
      http://www.vinted.com/women/scarves/8644547-plaid-scarf-with-tassles

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  4. Sister, Thank you for this cheerful blog post on the gloomy, rainy Saturday! And GRACIAS for the introvert visual! I am a visual learner and a extrovert who doesn't understand introverts, at all. So that was helpful, I will be mindful of your hamster ball next time I see ya! And You don't need a second hand plaid scarf, Noonday has got one right here for ya! http://joleneshrock.noondaycollection.com/scarves/himalayan-scarf

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  5. I have read Ruth Reichl,and she has a wonderful fiction piece called Delicious! Thanks for the reminder that I too need to read that Gladwell book. So many good titles, so little time.

    Jolene, she's trying to go a few months buying only thrifted clothes. That's why she can't get the Noonday scarf!

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  6. I've read all 3 Ruth Reichl memoirs-- so entertaining! The second is when she's in a food coop in Berkeley and the 3rd as a NY Times food critic-- both great. (and I tried her new novel and didn't like it so much) Happy reading!

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  7. Hiss!! Too funny the way the introvert is explained!!! Hahaha! And it's kinda true!
    P.S. I made your salsa recipe (finally after having it pinned for months) and my guys LOVE it. The boy asked what restaurant it was from...Funny I thought the pampered chef mixing bowl it was residing in would have given away the fact it was home made... tsk tsk... Thanks for everything that you share! : ) ♥

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  8. Thrift Update: We hit up Goodwill yesterday and there was a grey sleeveless sweater vest thing...in my size! Not exactly the same design as the one you found, but very layerable indeed.
    Thanks man for the encouragement!

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  9. Thank you so much for the kind mention. I would really LOVE to send you something - is there anything you had your eye on in particular? Just send me an email and let me know what and where to send it! britt@gusandlula.com Thank you again!

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