July 5, 2013

I love lists, Friday!


  1. 1o Reasons it’s Not Worth Getting Upset Over What People Think.
  2. Book Titles with One Missing Letter  (ha!)
  3. If you’re ever feeling stressed, watch this video. Cuz …FOG!!
  4. Time to make some cherry syrup cuz I NEED THIS DRINK.
  5. I respect that this teacher wore the same thing in each of his yearbook photos.
  6. Kids getting sunscreen put on them. The horror!
  7. I suppose I’m a millennial girl.
  8. This looks like the perfect summer outfit, don’t you agree?
  9. 27 Ways to be as American as Ron Swanson  (my husband LOVES/is him)
  10. This Blueberry Slab Pie looks like a gigantic Pop Tart that I would eat myself!
  11. Get obsessed with this milkshake. Cuz then we can be samies.
  12. This post about “Work Life Balance” and Other Lies was a good read!
  13. I’d probably eat a sleeve of Ritz in the making of these ice cream sandwiches. NBD.
  14. Let me park up next to this Strawberry Mascarpone Tart & I’ll be just fine.
  15. Bust out your permanent marker and do some damage (in a good way!)

but wait theres more

There’s a new Joy the Baker Podcast!  Episode #99 is called 99 Problems!   It’s Summer Bucket List 2013 time!  Let’s get excited about the summer and discuss me possibly taking up running (AHHH!).  There’s also a new episode (#100!!!) coming out this weekend (stay tuned!)


Versatile Vegan made my Sticky Cranberry Gingerbread but with Peaches!

Wit & Vinegar used the blueberry compote this recipe to make an amazing Blueberry Pie Sundae!

Sarcastic Cooking made my Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

My Windy City made a fantastic version of my Herbed Flatbread. Check it out!

Mis En Place made my Rigatoni with Marinara Ricotta (but without ricotta!)


  • Sarah

    Bahahaah, that yearbook stunt is impressive.

  • Robyn

    the best part of those yearbook pics is watching the glasses trends come and go! the 70s glasses are back on trend!

  • Christina @ Scaredy Cat Kitchen

    Wow those permanent marker installations are incredible! The time it must have taken…but so worth it. I have to get my doodling pens out…

  • Amanda

    Thanks for the link, Tracy! PS: yes, that is the best summer outfit, I have been wearing a variation every day for the last month!

  • Lucia

    In love with that blue maxi dress!

  • erica

    i did cherry lemonade shandies with grenadine yesterday… definitely a great combination.

  • Shaleen

    Turf and turf! I love Ron Swanson almost as much as I love bacon.

  • Denise Ruggeri

    I made your Mom’s Sour Cream Coffeecake finally for the Fourth for family and friends. It was a big success and definitely worth the effort. I emailed your Mom and told her how much we all enjoyed it. Her dark chocolate cake is always a hit at our kindergarten girls reunion.

    • Tracy

      Fantastic!! I’m obsessed with that coffeecake!! I know her chocolate cake is always well received too 🙂

  • Sini

    I nearly cried wathing the adrift video. Amazing!

  • Tara

    What kind of shoes are you wearing? I love them.

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