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Happy Friday!

Top 10 summer superfoods (cauliflower, never would have guessed that one)

What your bad mood says about your diet (very interesting).

Ways to relax. Some are good (counting backwards, progressive relaxation, find the sun!)


The Food Truck Cookbook tracks best meals served on wheels.

From NPR: The Motivation Behind What We Eat, Drink. Renee Montagne talks to behavioral psychologist Matt Wallaert about what motivates us to make certain food choices. The recent New York City proposal to ban large sugary drinks, among other moves, is prompting new discussions about the effectiveness of such regulations.

From theKitchn: Why Small Batch Canning Is Awesome (and what you need to get started.

Video: how to manage the wires under your desk.

From Etsy: vinyl wall art decal stickers of marigolds. So cute.

Giant murals (for your walls) of tulips. I just love this. From surfaceview.co.uk

From simplyreadbooks.com: Classics never go out of style—that’s what makes them classic. Cozy Classics is a new board book series that presents well-loved stories to children aged 0+. Every classic in the series will be condensed to 12 baby-friendly words, and each word will appear alongside a photograph of needle felted objects. Pride and Prejudice is a timeless romance about how a bad first impression can turn into love, and one of the world’s most beloved classics. Now this classic can be shared with your youngest children.

The childhood homes of 20 famous authors. Very interesting.

Photography finds. Stunning photos from akosmajor.com. His photos of still water are so crips, so clean. Amazing.

Love this fruit basket/fruit slide. From soskdesign.com

Photos of national parks as seen from space.

From food52.com, easiest falafel and tzatziki.

From seriouseats.com: coconut-thai iced tea. This will be made (over and over).

From seriouseats.com: homemade sesame buns!

From seriouseats.com: bacon covered chocolate turtles.

Gluten free cream cheese pancakes.

With summer here, please leave your pets at home, not in the car. It only takes minutes for them to die inside a hot car.

Don't forget to enter the giveaway for a chance to win this cookbook.

Diane Keating to write a book on beauty & aging. From NYtimes.com.

First foodie. The Man Who Changed The Way We Eat, Craig Claiborne and the American Food Renaissance By Thomas McNamee. From NYtimes.com

Fun Summer Reading (just click on images for more info):

What's on your summer reading list?
Have a great weekend! Happy Fathers Day!


  1. I was just telling my husband yesterday how trendy food trucks are and how popular they are and thriving and he's like...food trucks? And yes, they are with their own cookbook now!

  2. Love your Friday posts! I am going to check out the super foods. Those wall decals are awesome


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