Category: i love lists

I love lists, Friday!



  1. I adore Matt. I really really do. And of course…Gaby too!
  2. How colors play tricks with your mind {grapes}
  3. Let’s get our draaaaank on.
  4. Babies are masters of crime.  It’s true.
  5. I wonder if Pinot would like a cat tower
  6. Who doesn’t love a good Before & After roundup??
  7. That kid from Little People Big World is a great photographer.
  8. Raspberry Ripple Buckwheat Porridge looks good and is fun to say!
  9. I want to do this nail art with golden & black.
  10. This is the ice cream of my dreams! 
  11. Love reading these My Beauty Uniform Posts.
  12. I bet Cooper would go nuts for one of these.
  13. More lifehacks!   I’ve been employing that banana trick since I listened to Uhh Yeah Dude. 
  14. AMEN.
  15. Airbnb logos….  If you don’t know about the controversy here’s some info. :)
  16. Now THIS is a birthday party!
  17. 8 Things I Will Teach My Children (some good ones there)
  18. Photos that show what hasn’t changed about motherhood in 50 years.
  19. A food stylist’s secrets to creating a sexy burger.






There’s a new Joy the Baker Podcast! ONE SMART FELLOW….. While you’re on Homefries, check out the new site!

Thank you for including me as one of your Top 50 Mom Food Bloggers!! 





I love lists, Friday!


  1. What kind of Coffee Addict are you? I’m a milk & sugars person.
  2. How San Francisco Neighborhoods Got Their Names.
  3. What it’s like to dump social media.
  4. Deb knows how to do ICE CREAM SANDWICHES right.
  5. You know they’re dead…  (can’t stop watching these)
  6. Take a quick trip down memory lane.
  7. Kinda freaking out over this TRIX CAKE. My brain wants it.
  8. I think Cooper would go nuts for this recipe.
  9. Katie Holmes has aged well!
  10. Number 17  always gives me the sads.
  11. Secrets behind Menu Design (SO GOOD)
  12. I want one of these. AHH THAT CARAMEL.
  13. These THEN & NOW Celeb posts always kinda freak me out.
  14. This is what happened when I drove my Mercedes to pick up food stamps.
  16. I believe this to be true.
  17. Congrats, JESSICA!! I can’t wait to see doughy baby pics on your Instagram.
  18. This cooler is really the COOLEST.
  19. What it means to be apart of the Facebook Generation (thought provoking!)


Did you listen to Episode #123 of the Joy the Baker Podcast??!  A POOL WITH A HOUSE.   We talk about the internet, what to serve at a bachelorette weekend in Napa, what to wear at a Beyonce confer and of course, you will see that my head is ALWAYS in the gutter…Sorry/not sorry.


Desire to Eat adapted my Raspberry Lemon Yogurt Popsicles 

Life by Aileen made my No Knead Pizza on the STOVE!!

From Kayla made my Lemon Chicken

A Girl Named Allyn made my Corn Zucchini Lime Pizza

I love lists, Friday!


  1. Cats! Sitting awkwardly!
  2. So, apparently I’m Creative & Sexy.
  3. What a beautiful patio. I especially love the bar!
  4. I want to go on a trip. STAT.
  5. These photos are like a mental vacation….
  6. I also want to go to Adult Summer Camp. Bucket List. Also. More camps!
  7. How to Roll a Chipotle Burrito.
  8. 5 Unspoken Rules of Best Friends (maj!)
  9. My mom will most definitely laugh at these.
  10. This comic made me laugh.
  11. Juxtaposition of Old & New
  12. 10 Ways to Appear Smart During a Business Meeting
  13. Is this dude lip syncing? I just don’t know…
  14. Shake your bonbon.
  15. Ice cream CUPCAKES. I mean….
  16. Jessica sealed the deal with AMARETTO WHIPPED CREAM.
  17. My summer could use a pavlova and more cherries!!
  18. I’m currently listening to this while making this list.
  19. The Worst Parts of Being an Adult in the Summer. PRETTY MUCH.
  20. Photos that prove you take your job title way too seriously.
  21. COCKTAIL SNOW CONES!! (totally deserves all caps)





I love lists, Friday!



  1. What happens when you’re spouse is away on a trip. YES.
  2. This is why you shouldn’t take people’s lives seriously on Facebook.
  3. These cookies intrigue me.
  4. I’m always looking for A Good Spinach Recipe.
  5. Don’t you love a good Movie Takedown?
  6. Yes. I firmly believe in the Garbage Bowl.
  7. 10 Subconscious Things You Do When You’re Not Being Yourself. 
  8. More old photos of people who are cooooooooool.
  9. What it’s like to work in a kitchen. 
  10. I am quite entertained by this.
  11. There are a few people in my life who love YouTube comments…I can see why.
  12. David Sedaris + Fitbit
  13. I’m glad I got to be apart of Megan’s SF adventure!
  14. Putting this Coconut Snow on my TO DO LIST.
  15. Hello, DREAM BATHROOM.
  16. Thoughts while at Chipotle. My brain can related.
  17. If you like dancing, you’ like this and LOVE this.
  18. I’m listening to this while I make this list. After I watched this a million times.
  19. I love when people share their favorite items at Trader Joe’s.  Here’s some of mine.
  20. Gaby has the right idea with BRUSCHETTA BAR.
  21. 20 Things I’ve Learned About Being a Grown Up (this is really good)



Hey! A lot of people tag me in their Instagram photos of Shutterbean recipes they’ve made and I absolutely LOOOOOVE it!! BUT!! Sometimes Instagram doesn’t let me see them, so will you do me a favor and tag your Instagram picture with #shutterbean so I can see?  Thank you and keep them coming!!  I really love seeing the recipes I post in your everyday life! It makes me so happy. Here’s my Instagram @tracyshutterbean.  Have a great Friday!



I love lists, Friday!


  1. Crimes against design...I always love these.
  2. Who doesn’t love a good life hack?
  3. The perfect way to slice a cake...Am I the only one who thinks a rubber band around a cake is weird?
  4. Orange is the New Black characters that have been on  Law & Order. Holy crap!
  5. What to bring to vacation rental kitchen this summer.
  6. Aida!! You had me at chipotle!
  7. This Raspberry Polenta Cake looks scrumptious.
  8. 15 Lessons Learned from 20 Years at The French Laundry (love!!!)
  9. This video makes me want to go on vacation SO BAD.
  10. Maybe I don’t wanna go camping this summer….
  11. If I get some free time, I’d love to make these sparkly plant pots.
  12. These babies are THE CUTEST. They’re lucky to have such a funny Mama.
  13. I want to eat the Most Ridiculous Breakfast Sandwich Ever. Who doesn’t??
  14. Loved seeing a Day in the Life of Jeni Britton of Jeni’s Splendid Ice Cream.
  15. If you’re obsessed with David Sedaris like me, you’ll love this interview & this video!
  16. You should check out St. George Spirits! I went there with Honestly Yum last month.
  17. I am too immature to watch this commercial.
  18. What a fun/informative interview with Jen Gotch.  I love
  19. Some really good Ikea hacks. I love seeing what people come up with.
  20. I mishear lyrics ALL the time. These are hysterical.


What in Your Fridge?! Food Blogger Edition! You can see mine here.

On the latest Joy the Baker Podcast, we talk about BLOGGING and the word WHEELHOUSE. We answer all of your questions about the subject and we figure out what Orange Is the New Black character I am…  Check out episode #22 here. ENJOY!


Neelu’s Journal made my Spiced Orange Popovers


I love lists, Friday!


  1. Birds with Human Arms. Just take a look…
  2. Things You Didn’t Know About Bill Murray
  3. These job titles will make you giggle.
  4. Tot Dog. I’m not mad at it.
  5. Who doesn’t want a Power Salad?!
  6. Pickled Grapes! (I freaking love them)
  7. I really want to make these.
  8. Dumbest things that have ever happened….oh boy.
  9. Kale in a Taco Salad?! YES.
  10. This has to be true!
  11. Any recipe that has OMG in the title will catch my attention.
  12. What it’s like to be a younger sibling…  (I survived having two older brothers)
  13. You got served! I really love this series.
  14. Working out sucks. Yes. I agree.
  15. Graham Cracker Crust is my favorite.
  16. I can’t wait to add peaches to my summer rotation
  17. Swimsuits used to be so glamorous!
  18. I’m sure Cooper can relate to this. Also hahaha.
  19. This Coconut Pistachio Ice Cream looks dreamy
  20. I want a yoga body. Seriously.
  21. Let’s analyze your emoji usage!


The Baking Yogi made my Strawberry Coconut Ice Cream

Sarcastic Cooking was inspired by my Banana Nut Waffles

I love lists, Friday!

I love lists FRIDAY!

    1. Anthony Bourdain’s tips on travel. Love that guy so much.
    2. I love Kristen and how she keeps it REAL.
    3. Roasted Strawberry Lemonade. Let’s kick off the summer with this!
    4. I get these emails all the time…and sometimes they’re really bad….
    5. Let’s have some epiphanies! 
    6. Peach & Blueberry Ricotta Slice (my dad would be ALL over this)
    7. Raw Vegan Tiramisu looks FAB!
    8. I just had Nancy’s Chopped salad in LA. I want to drink the dressing.
    9. This book dedication made me laugh.
    10. I want my summer to look like this.
    11. FOUR DOLLAR TOAST. Let’s keep talking about it til we can’t talk about it anymore.
    12. If I made this, I probably wouldn’t share it with anyone. #realtalk
    13. This is what marriage is. Congrats on your first of MANY years Lisa & Clay
    14. Normandy Beaches… 70 Years later. (WHOA)
    15. Welcome to the world, Curran!  Your parents are awesome people.
    16. Splurge alert! I bought this Stripe Maxi Dress at anthro. It’s so flattering & comfy.
    17. The Day I Left My Son in the Car- thought provoking for real.
    18. What happens when you mix a po’ boy and tacos! (AMAZING)
    19. Sam Smith AND Mary J. Blige. My life is complete!
    20. More Louis C.K. goodness for you.

but wait theres more

There’s a new Joy the Baker Podcast!  Check out episode #121.  We’re scheming on how to podcast with one of our favorite Instagram body building dude. Also- office romances. Yay or nay??!



Congrats, NIKKI!! I’m going to send you an email today. Stay tuned.


Taste of Divine put Whipped Coconut Cream on her Fruit Pizza!

Liz Takes the World made my Brussels Sprouts & Bacon Pizza

Tastefully Gluten Free made my Spicy Zucchini Frittata

In this Kitchen made my Mexican Popcorn


I love lists, Friday!

i love lists friday!

  1. Cinnamini. That’s fun to say.
  2. Let’s tie a scarf like a French girl.
  3. My DREAM artichoke recipe. Also no mayo!
  4. I’ve always wanted to go strawberry picking.
  5. Have you tried cauliflower rice? I’m going to do it. Promise.
  6. You had me at Coconut Lime Pull Apart BREAD!
  7. THE ULTIMATE BLOODY MARY (totally deserves all caps!)
  8. She makes incredible points.  Instagram is like the wild wild west.
  9. Fred Armisen is good. I love the Joy Behar best.
  10. My friend Jenny finds amazing treasures. I love that about her.
  11. I don’t care if this was staged, I still love it. They’re good.
  12. Are you Textually Frustrated? (I laughed at the Group Text part)
  13. My summer bucket list includes reading Delicious! & Delancey
  14. Animal photobombs are the best thing EVER!
  15. Makes me want to spend more time in the Sunset.
  16. 10 Choices You Will Regret in 10 Years.
  17. I think this print should be in my house.
  18. Rare photos. It really makes you think about time. Love this one.


Think Fruitful made Garlic Herbed Breadsticks

Re-Re Reader was inspired by my Vietnamese Noodle Salad

Hello Dear  made my Vanilla Walnut Shortbread