Friday, October 21, 2011

Friday Distractions -- Random Links & Recipes Bookmarked

Ready for the weekend? I always am... To help you pass your Friday here are the highlights of what distracted me this week online, what I bookmarked that I hope to one day eat and a picture. 

I would like a milk jug skeleton, please. The adorable heart is a must.

Chessa Photography launched this week and you should go see the world through her eyes. Her photos offer a unique view of places commonly visited as well as many less traveled locales Chessa has visited through humanitarian aid work.

"Try not to do too many things at once. Know what you want, the number one thing today and tomorrow. Persevere and get it done." George Allen, Sr. (Thanks, Aunt Phebe!)

Should I ever actually start sewing, Make This Look matches store-bought dresses to patterns. Brilliant. (via Sonee on Pinterest)

Susan Gregory Thomas' Back to the Land, Reluctantly gives a little insight into how her family of 4 lives off of $100 a week. Via The Improvised Life who highlighted this great quote, "because my biggest revelation in terms of self-sufficiency is this: It is no big deal. You can tell yourself anything is too difficult, or you can just do it. And you do not need to reconstruct your worldview or take issue with others."

Recipes Bookmarked
Sherried Sardine Toast at Alton Brown's Good Eats
Sweet and Spicy Ground Turkey and Sweet Potato Stew with Coconut Milk at Kayln's Kitchen

 Sparkles, October 2011, Plano, TX

I heard this on Sirius' 40s on 4 while flying Airtran last weekend. Sirius access is a nice perk of flying with them.

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