Everything Awesome This Week


I hope your week was great! I made more pesto!

Here we go with a jumble of cool stuff I saw this week that you might like to see, too!

In honor of the 500th episode of This American Life, which I know we all adore, several outlets put out best-episode lists. I can’t wait to listen or re-listen to them all!

This engaged couple’s movie-poster idea is just the cutest.

Weight loss – it’s so easy!

Rjukan, Norway has a nifty idea to beat those winter blues.

I played “Hot Knife” about a million times when Fiona Apple’s last album came out. This video totally captures the energy of the song.

Ohpleaseohplease make this Daria movie a real thing. It would make a perfect double feature with the Veronica Mars movie.

Can you even believe this glam apartment used to be a public toilet?

Great ideas to make your Sunday night less panicked. #1 and #5 totally work for me.

Jay Z’s 99 problems, illustrated. The best.

How to fill that suddenly urgent Orange is the New Black-shaped hole in your life.

Now, some good things to eat!

Cucumber Noodles in Peanut Sauce. Oh, man.

These Spicy Black Bean Cakes look fairly simple, but majorly flavorful.

Slow-Cooker Bread? Really?

I just… I think I need these.

This BBQ Quinoa Salad looks incredible.

I love build-your-own recipes like this fruit crisp one.

Have a wonderful week!

Everything Awesome This Week

A jumble of cool stuff I saw this week that you might like to see, too!


Get ready for an instant summer vacation.

It’s a little creepy and a lot incredible: the Giant Mr. Darcy Statue!

Mr. Rogers, I love you.

If you thought the fake-reality show print ads were cool – check these trailers out!

A to-do list of lists! To do!

Framing our thoughts with positive language makes a difference.

Your poster choices speak volumes.

I love all the creative touches in this gorgeous apartment.

Now, some good things to eat.

This Cleaned-Up Blueberry Crumble looks worth a try.

I want to make this Stuffed Zucchini, soon!

These Easy Sesame Noodles would be good with zucchini “noodles” too, I bet.

I. Want. These Sweet Potato Waffles.

I made these Pesto Chicken Burgers last night. Except with turkey, and I threw a bunch a Parmesan into the pesto because come on.

These fancypants Cocktail Cherries look delicious, and maybe would be a good Christmas gift?

Yum, Flank Steak Pesto Rolls. I do have all that leftover pesto…

Have a great weekend!

Everything Awesome This Week

I hope your Fourth of July weekend was great! Mine featured family, fun, and these pancakes, so I’m happy with it…


A jumble of cool stuff I saw this week that you might like to see, too!

A teacher accidentally wore the same outfit on yearbook day two years in a row and decided just to go with it for the rest of his forty-year career.

As sad as I am that Wimbledon is over, I am happy that this little guy is out of danger. Hang on to the memories with the New York Times’ all-tennis crossword!

Science made this duck so, so happy.

I just discovered Thug Kitchen and laughed and laughed and laughed.

Oh my god, y’all. This ad.

I was bowled over by this video showing the video effects used to make the Great Gatsby so… Luhrmann-y?

Run like a direwolf is chasing you!

I feel mean still snickering about the buttfumble, but this is too well done not to share.

Why oh why did it take so long for someone to do this? And why wasn’t it me?

Now, some good things to eat!


I made this Super-Moist Peach Cake for my family’s Fourth of July gathering, and it. was. so. good!

This Zucchini Feta Pie looks awesome.

I’m making this Slow-Cooker Herbed Balsamic Pork Roast today. Can’t wait to eat it!

So many delicious condiment options: Fig Ketchup, Spicy Ketchup, and Peach-Bourbon Barbecue Sauce, OH MY!!

Maybe it’s time for me to give sardines a try?

I want to make this Vegetable Curry. Yum!