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I love lists, Friday!


  1. The sand under the work desk really creeped me out…but there are other cool things!
  2. The Reality Behind Instagram Feeds. I actually snorted flipping thru the slideshow
  3. I belong in the 50s. No surprise there.
  4. 5 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Posting to Social Media. FINALLY. THIS!
  5. I’ve admired Ariele Alasko’s work and loved seeing her on Design Sponge this week.
  6. These Tintype portraits are eery/beautiful.
  7. I love fully loaded granola bars like these ones.
  8. Old McDonald’s. Food for thought.
  9. If you need Super Bowl Food ideas Jessica and Gaby have you covered.
  10. Why don’t we eat Homemade Hand Roll Sushi at my house?? Need to change that.
  11. I love polenta just like THIS.
  12. Salty Dog!! I want in on this action.
  13. Cooper hides under the covers EVERY SINGLE NIGHT thinking we don’t see him.
  14. We’re gonna need this Cold Soba Noodles with Peanut Dressing in my house, STAT.
  15. If this day was a movie, would it be a tragedy or a comedy? I loved this post re: 9 years of marriage.
  16. I need to make some time to start Scrapbooking.
  17. This video gave me chills!! How cool would that be??!


There’s a new Joy the Baker podcast! Joy has a cold. Boo! She’s about to embark on a week long trip to Uganda! We talk about that and also go over #4 of the list above. Check it out here!

Thanks Spice Panda for including my quote about one of my favorite places to eat in San Francisco.


Love Laurie made my Vegan Banana Nut Waffles

Figs In My Belly made my Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cake

Domestocrat made a healthier version of my Sweet Peas & Shells Alfredo

A Glass of Milk made my Spinach Tortellini Soup

Paper Plates Blog adapted my Broccoli Slaw

Growing Boys Growing Hearts Empty Wallet  adapted my Pizza Waffles

Curly Girl Press made my Tangerine Sherbet with grapefruit!

Alyssa’s Food Life made my Breakfast Tacos

Forbidden Rice Blog turned my Malted Waffles into PIZZAS!!

Theresa Budnik Combs  made my Banana Walnut Granola

I love lists, Friday!

i love lists friday

  1. What happens when you hurl water balloons at intimidating bald men & take photos of it.
  2. Wes Anderson’s Slow Motion Scenes.  1:04 is one of my favorite moments on film EVER.
  3. The Art of the Subject Line. They usually stump me.
  4. Don’t try to impress your friends. Try to impress your heroes. 
  5. These noodles look super good! I’m sure Casey would love this dish.
  6. News report from 1981 about the internet. Wow. Just. WOW.
  7. This hiker!! I love this video.  He’s got sparkle eyes.
  8. I want a caftan. I just want someone else to sew it for me.
  9. We’re getting Dunkin’ Donuts in Northern California!
  10. Spray paint your trophies! What a cool idea.
  11. What a way to look back at 2013. Hula, you inspire me.
  12. A story about toast in San Francisco. I hope my brother reads this.
  13. Stay At Home Dad Writes Post-Its for His Wife. This made me smile.
  14. This Raspberry Jam Crostata would be a perfect afternoon treat.
  15. Loved reading this article about how being a mom has turned into a competitive sport. 
  16. I really hope this story about Jennifer Lawrence is true.
  17. What happens when a food writer can’t taste?
  18. This dress made me pine for dinners outdoors and juicy strawberries with lime. Sigh…


HEY!!! I did an episode of BONKERS AWESOME with Joy. Watch me help Joy straighten things up around her house. Hope you love the episode. We had so much fun making it! Check it out here.

There’s a new episode of the Joy the Baker podcast! First one of 2014 is here!


Lemon Jelly Cake adapted my Pepper Turkey Pesto Panini

Divatastic Gladiator made my Salty Rocky Road

Not Quite Gourmet made my Salty Bourbon Caramels

To and Fromage made my Candied Citrus Peel

Mod City Mag made my Kale with Coconut & Sesame

I love lists, Friday!


  1. How to shake up your kid’s lunch! 
  2. Oh… to be a kid on the school bus… seeing this every morning
  3. I have most of the books on this list. (I haven’t finished them all!)
  4. This salad made me salivate.
  6. I’m pretty sure these meatballs would be a hit in my household.
  7. These Family Tees are ADORABLE. I bet Cooper would love one.
  8. Just another reason to love NPH.
  9. Why I’m Not a TEDx Speaker. I had no idea…
  10. Chocolate Crunch Bars for your late night cravings.
  11. HANGOVER NACHOS!!  I’m loving the Domestic Partners show!
  12. Turns out I’m a Highly Sensitive Person (big surprise). I know that Cooper is too.
  13. How to Be Productive (even in your PJs)  I’m writing this in my PJs.
  14. There’s something so gratifying about watching the evolution of a family.
  15. Set aside some time to watch this talk on WILLPOWER.
  16. If you’re looking for some good podcasts to listen to, Joy has ideas!  UYD 4life.
  17. Is it OK to wear leg warmers as an adult? Let me find out…


Versatile Vegan made my Brussels Sprouts Salad vegan!

Shikha La Mode made my Cookies & Cream Peppermint Bark

Strawberry Plum made my Lemony Chicken Orzo Soup


I love lists, Friday!


  1. Then & Now pictures of the 1906 Earthquake in SF. Fascinating!
  2. I can’t wait to listen to this while I take a walk this weekend.
  3. This post makes me super jealous.
  4. For the animated gif lover…
  5. There are some gems on this list!
  6. This is incredible. I’ve always been fascinated by what’s under the sea.
  7. Cookbooks I just added to my collection: One/Two/Three
  8. 10 Signs You’re a Total Capricorn. This is for my mom.
  9. In 2014, I’d like to make more crepes.
  10. Chai Honey Old Fashioned? I’ll take 2 please/thank you.
  11. This is the most enticing smoothie I’ve seen!
  12. 5 Essential Tips for Baking Bread.  I need this.
  13. Hello, DREAM MAC & CHEESE.
  14. The kind of pancakes I dream about.
  15. This salad looks like it would be a good reset button after the holidays.
  16. It’s resolution time! It’s all about accountability.

but wait theres more

There’s a new Joy the Baker podcast. It’s our last one of 2013!  Just Lift Everything!


The Little Bite added marshmallows to my  Flourless Chocolate Coconut Drop Cookies

The Peach Bellini made my Crunchy Peppermint Bark

Lucy the Baker also made my Crunchy Peppermint Bark

The Kitchen Paper made my Bourbon Salted Caramels 

I love lists, Friday!

I love lists friday

  1. I might have to do this next time I’m around someone talking too loud on their cell.
  2. Putting this on the TO DO list after my holiday indulgences.
  3. I hope someone gifts me a jar of Bacon Salt for Christmas!
  4. Aida is on the Bark Train too!! Woot Wooooot!
  5. This made me happy/sad. 
  6. The things people do...that make me laugh!
  7. Test answers that are totally wrong…but still genius. Also..PUNS!
  8. This makes me want to watch Home Alone now.
  9. I can relate to John Goodman’s experience at H&M (skinny jeans?!) Still love it though.
  10. It’s funny because it’s true…
  11. The Power of Empathy. ANIMATED!!!
  12. Totally going to make this whole grain gingerbread 
  13. I love a good spritzer, don’t you??!
  14. These shoes & necklace…I haven’t been able to stop thinking about them…Sigh.
  15. How to Make Your Food Last Longer. Some good tips in there.
  16. I will do anything for you if you make me this french toast…


The Cheesy Kitchen adapted my White Bean Soup

To + Fromage adapted my Crunchy Peppermint Bark

A Glass of Milk made my Pear Cranberry Arugula Salad

Chattavore also made my Crunchy Peppermint Bark

Curly Girl Press made my Bourbon Salted Caramels

Kitchen Calculation made my Homemade Amaretto

The Crafty Cultivator made my Candy Cane Vodka

That Pink House made my Herbed Cheese Straws

I love lists, Friday!


  1. Some people don’t have a knack for grammar
  2. I think I like life with cats?
  3. The Most Painfully Awkward Things That Happened in 2013. SO. AWK.
  4. Currently reading/loving the book: One Simple Change
  5. MUST make this Gingerbread Caramel Corn. OH MAN.
  6. Anonymous Lies Told to Children.  Hilarious.
  7. I kinda feel like I would react the same way on my podcast. Maybe.
  8. Autocorrect. The struggles!
  9. This Pomegranate Lemonade Punch makes my mouth water.
  10. I bet the guy who wanted underwear & socks regrets his request.
  11. Congrats, Kristin! And WOW your Spicy Cocoa Mix looks amazing!
  12. I can definitely relate to this post about juggling work & motherhood. 
  13. I wonder what this house is like in the snow. Sigh…
  14. Kale is here to stay! I want this Kale Farro Salad immediately.
  15. Self Saucing Chocolate with BOURBON CREME FRAICHE. OMG.
  16. I’m hoping to add one of Katie’s pieces to my home decor one day.
  17. These cookies look chewy and I LOVE CHEWY COOKIES.


Hey! The holiday party I hosted/styled for thekitchn is up! You can see the final post (including parts of my house) here. It was so much fun!

Have you listened to the latest Joy the Baker Podcast??! DON’T CUSS AT ME. There’s a lot of giggling in this one. I hope you enjoy it.


Budget Bytes made my Crunchy Peppermint Bark

Clara Persis adapted my Thai Beef Salad

Think Fruitful made my Cheddar Cheese Bread

Food Snob STL  adapted my Coffee Marshmallow Krispies