My Favourite Articles and Links This Week
Trying to problem solve? Go for a walk with the intention to think about the problem.
2016 is widely acknowledged to have been a lousy year, but there have also been awesome things that happened in 2016 – here’s 99 great things that happened in 2016.
I love the very sarcastic (and profanity-laden) review of the annual Williams Sonoma Christmas Catalogue. If you also think that their stuff is really expensive and catering to a very specific demographic, and enjoy your sarcasm served up with a steaming side dish of swearing, then you will laugh your ass off.
Want to write a letter to your future self? One this site, you can write your self an email and schedule it to send to your inbox years in the future.
My Favourite Pins This Week
If there’s a lot of holiday baking in your future but you are wondering where you’ll find the time, I recommend this recipe. You make a big batch of shortbread, and then you can freeze some of it, and portion it out to bake and decorate however you want for each occasion. Sounds simple, right? Heck yes! Pinterest link is here, and the original recipe post is here.
A great weeknight meal that is baked in the oven all on one pan, what more can you ask for? The breaded lemon chicken is a real kid-pleaser, too. Pinterest link is here, and the original recipe is here. Tip: turn your sound off before opening that main link, there is an automatic video ad that plays. Why are so many recipe sites a complete garage sale of ads and pops everywhere?!
Would you like to have a completely awesome day? Of course, that’s what we all want! This ten step list is a great reminder of how the little things can combine to create one really great day. All are totally doable, too. Pinterest link is here, and the original post can be found here.
These adorable paper fir trees are perfect for creating easy holiday decor on a budget, and just right for parties! Hop on over to the original site for the free download. Pinterest link is here, and the original post is here.
Move over baa-ble hat, there’s a new fun chart in town. I love these moose on the sunset background, it looks so fantastic! This sock pattern is in Finnish, but don’t panic- you can right click and translate it into your language of choice (in Google Chrome, for sure). Let the modifications begin! Pinterest link is here, and the original post is here.
I’m having some trouble with comments on the blog lately- they aren’t going to my inbox anymore, so responding is a bit of a problem! I will fix that this weekend. Guy is planning to have a boys weekend, so I’ll be solo parenting- send cookies and wine!
Have a wonderful weekend, everyone!