Category: i love lists

I love lists, Friday!


  1. I’m so glad Claire introduced Pipe Cleaner Crowns into my life last weekend!
  2. This photo series is everything I love.
  3. Umm. This APP is called SPRITZ. I’m so fascinated by the idea it.
  4. You had me at BOURBON.
  5. If you love all the Wes Anderson soundtracks like I do,you’ll like this. 
  6. 10 Painfully Obvious Truths Everyone Forgets Too Soon. Oh dear. YES.
  7. I respect this kitchen tweak SO MUCH.
  8. This is my brain while meditating.
  9. These DIY Peanut Butter Chips look so good.
  10. Emily’s powder room is gorgeous. How beautiful is that wallpaper??!
  11. I enjoyed reading this post about being Addicted to Criticism. 
  12. What You Learn In Your 40s.   I love this so much.
  13. Japanese man becomes a turkey by using a sweater. Umm. Terrifying.
  14. I wish I could sniff this soap!
  15. Can you imagine lugging mannequins over 10,000 miles?
  16. Mars is in retrograde. Welllll THAT explains a lot.
  17. Say Something….that song gives me the feels too, kid!


A Bushel & A Peck adapted my Vegan Banana Nut Waffles

Lemon Jelly Cake made my Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

Ready to Salivate made my Addictive Brussels Sprouts Salad

Killer Bunnies, Inc. made my Pizza Waffles vegan!

Big Sis Little Dish adapted my Kale Salad with Coconut & Sesame Oil

Lizy Tish Knits made my Lemon Chicken

I love lists, Friday!


  1. This English Muffin Bread is going on the To Do List
  2. For the Moms with Wild Ones :)
  3. It’s amazing what one can do with paper & an imagination. So cute.
  4. I really enjoyed watching this Lena Dunham interview.
  5. This man has survived on pizza alone for 25 years. I’m kinda jealous.
  6. You had me at Streusel.
  7. How to Stop Giving a F*** What People Think.
  8. Spicy Sweet Almond Clusters & Honey Mustard Cashews. Yes and Yes.
  9. AVOCADO PIZZA??!! Oh mah gawd.
  10. I’d wash it down with some Blood Orange Margaritas.
  11. 59 Signs You Might Possibly Be An Adult. Pretty much.
  12. Bucket List: Pick up a baby lamb
  13. Most Overlooked Costumes in Wes Anderson Movies (love Frances McDormand)
  14. How good does this Mushroom Ragu look?
  15. Have you seen the new Ben & Jerry’s flavors???
  16. I think it would be fun to have a party like this.
  17. Every State’s Favorite Band. Which one is yours? I guess Idaho is mine.
  18. Paul Rudd Lip Sync Battle. Nuff said!


I found out that I was nominated for a Homie award from thekitchn for Best Family Friendly Food Blog. I’m in the final round! THANK YOU! That’s awesome.

There’s a new Joy the Baker Podcast! (should be up soon!)This week we try to figure out how to say New Orleans. Care to weigh in? This is also Joy’s last podcast from Venice, California. Tears were shed (on my part).


Uproot From Oregon was inspired by my Spinach Tortellini Soup

See Mox Run adapted my Peanut Butter Banana Frozen Yogurt

Chill Cooks made my Pasta Fagioli Soup

Good Dinner Mom adapted my Mango Lassi Popsicles

Dawdling Darlings adapted my Baked Dark Chocolate Doughnuts

I love lists, Friday!


  1. I LOVE BILL MURRAY.  Oh and Kristin Wiig too!  That is all.
  2. Salary Needed to Buy a Home in 25 Cities (San Francisco! Sigh…)
  3. A guide of you need when you’re having a party!
  4. I loved reading Emma’s post about success & changing dreams 
  5. This meme made me giggle.
  6. My model name would be Racy Pourpre
  7. If you’re obsessed with True Detective, you should read this.
  8. I’ve always been so fascinated with ARMY FOOD.
  9. Some very interesting maps of San Francisco.
  10. I want to watch Teen Witch now….
  11. 10 Signs You’re A Total Pisces. Casey is one :)
  12. This salad looks amazing.
  13. Such a well written post about marriage.
  14. Arm yourself before you get your hair done did.
  15. This hostess cupcake bundt cake is GENIUS.
  16. Go Ninja Go Ninja GO. I totally forgot he sang that song.
  17. Peanut Butter COOKIE BUTTER?!! ZOMG.
  18. My Hidden Talent: Painting
  19. Finished Notes from a Blue Bike (LOVED IT!) and am starting this book now.
  20. This kinda gives me the heebee jeeebees.

but wait theres more

There’s a new Joy the Baker podcast! We’re on episode ONE HUNDRED FIFTEEN. I can’t believe we’ve recorded that many. This week we talk about Joy’s trip to Uganda, True Detective, living at home as an adult, real men who crochet, etc!


Apples Under My Bed used the made a spread from my Super Spinach Salad dressing

Green Eyes adapted my Herbed Flatbread 

Thoroughly Nourished Life adapted my Flourless Chocolate Coconut Drops

Bright & Illustrious also made my Flourless Chocolate Coconut Drops


I love lists, Friday!


  1.  PEP TALK!  Do you need one? I do!
  2. Celebrities read mean tweets. I always love these.
  3. I love lists. You love lists. LOOK AT THESE LISTS!
  4. Have you seen Walter White’s Lookback Facebook Video?  Hehe.
  5. I got FUTURA. What font are you?
  6. Must get air plant. Must make color blocked pot.
  7. This Cafe Caramel looks DREAMY!
  8. Stock photos that hope to change the way we look at women. 
  9. I want to bury my face in a bowl of this.
  10. Guess I have to buy at ticket to NOLA, STAT.
  11. Cool parents are cool!
  12. Soooooooo ummmm. I want to make these Reese’s Rice Krispy Treats. Yum.
  13. This story warmed my heart.
  14. Need some UN-INSPIRATIONAL quotes??
  15. “Some years we coast, some years we do the work.”
  16. These little heart shaped bird feeders are super cute.
  17. I would have LOVED one of these after project bins when I was a kid.
  18. Another reason to love Post-Its.
  19. I’ve been curious about the one-pot pasta dishes. Look at this Thai Coconut Shrimp one!
  20. Dumb Starbucks. Have you seen this?? I’d like to order a dumb latte.



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Apples Under My Bed adapted my Flourless Pumpkin Pancakes

Pale Yellow made The Painkiller Cocktail

Corrin Renee made my Almond Pizzelles.

Foodie Tots adapted my Bacon Doughnuts with Maple Glaze

The Pip Inquiry made my Maple Bourbon Cider

I love lists, Friday!


  1. Practical uses for Coca-Cola & proof that it shouldn’t be in the human body. {yikes!}
  2. I really enjoyed reading this interview with Michael Keaton. Btw- He’s a Virgo.
  3. 10 Creative Rituals You Should Steal. Ooooh yes.
  4. This is the best thing I’ve read about Phillip Seymour Hoffman this week. RIP <3
  5. Who doesn’t love recipes that require only three ingredients?
  6. What I like about getting older.
  7. I love seeing actors doing impressions of other actors.
  8. 20 Things Not to Regret Doing with Kids.
  9. This cocktail has my heart!
  10. If it’s yellow…let it…. (Californians know the rest)
  11. I just added this blog to my reader. Eye candy!
  12. 40 is the new 40.  I love anything Andrea writes.
  13. I laughed so hard while watching this SNL commercial.
  14. This salad is calling my name.
  15. LIST MAKERS!! Attention! Have you heard of The Bullet Journal? I’m gonna try it!
  16. Cats taking selfies!!   SO MUCH YES.
  17. Have you been following the #sochiproblems?
  18. Currently Reading/Loving: Notes from a Blue Bike: The Art of Living Intentionally in a Chaotic World by my friends Tsh from The Art of Simple {it’s REALLY good and is already changing my home life and I’m not finished yet}


The Hippocratic Cupcake adapted my Blueberry Zucchini Bread

Celebrating Sweets made my Banana Walnut Granola

Cooking Madly adapted my Smoky Kale Caesar Salad

The Cheesy Kitchen made my Guacamole Hummus

Versatile Vegan made my Hearty Black Bean & Sweet Potato Soup

Happiness is a Warm Bun adapted my  Cinnamon Sugar Baked Doughnuts

How Sweet It Is  was inspired by my Smoky Kale Caesar Salad

I love lists, Friday!


  1. 20 Things I Learned from Traveling Around the World
  2. How Blogging World Has Changed. Loved this. THANK YOU, Grace.
  3. Related: The Internet is a Teenager. I keep thinking of My So Called Life.
  4. I want to dip EVERYTHING in this dulce de leche
  5. Talk about a cookie fail!
  6. Ugly Shoes. I guess I’m guilty of the Saltwaters & Dankso clogs…
  7. Flautas that WOWed me.
  8. 25 kitchen things to do while your tea steeps.
  9. Sriracha Caramel Corn. OMFG. YES.
  10. SUPERBOWL BEER NACHOS. I’m blown away.
  11. Vegan Coconut Almond Chocolate Chip Ice Cream? Uh huh!
  12. I’m going to need this smoothie to balance.
  13. 47 things that all women can agree on.  Some of these make me feel old.
  14. Let’s talk a little bit about stress & anxiety these days.
  15. This Food Styling Battle pleases me greatly.
  16. Have you read the Bill Murray AMA? Oh man. I want to meet him SO BAD.
  17. This website caught my eye this week.
  18. It’s VER-SAYCE. Actually, it’s not.
  19. Rather than joking about Justin Bieber, watch this video. This was good.


Collegiate Kitchen made my Freezer Burritos

Vanessa Vila also made my Freezer Burritos

Suppers from Scratch adapted my Smoky Kale Caesar Salad

Pickle and the Pie made Tessy’s Banana Bread

Chill Cooks adapted my Addictive Brussels Sprouts Salad

Hazelfly made my Frozen Yogurt Dots

Chez CateyLou made my Carrot Coconut Soup

Homemade and Wholesome made my Banana Doughnuts w/ Peanut Butter Frosting