Friday, May 10, 2013

Friday Distractions -- Random Links & Recipes Bookmarked

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

Mean Girls is nine and as I still quote it regularly. I enjoyed these GIFS and this other set as well. 
Thanks for letting me know about its anniversary by sharing the first link, Lara!)

The rate of food allergies has more than doubled over the past decade, and there are now an estimated 5.9 million children in the United States with food allergies (along with another 2.3 million adults); to put it another way, in every classroom, roughly 1 in 13 children will have a food allergy." The Allergy Buster: Can a Radical New Treatment Save Children With Severe Food Allergies?

"Intuitively, we know that the best stuff in life isn’t stuff at all, and that relationships, experiences and meaningful work are the staples of a happy life. I like material things as much as anyone. I studied product design in school. I’m into gadgets, clothing and all kinds of things. But my experiences show that after a certain point, material objects have a tendency to crowd out the emotional needs they are meant to support. ...Often, material objects take up mental as well as physical space." Living With Less. A Lot Less.

Vegetables You Can Grow From Food Scraps

Fellow RVA Residents: Presidential Memories: a photography exhibit that explores 50 years of life in the White House sounds neat. And it might even be free?!

Recipes Bookmarked
Hoisin Glazed Brussels Sprouts Recipe at Simply Recipes
Dr. Mao Shing Ni's Spring Soup at Epicurious
Pear Vanilla Sorbet at New York Times

Months later I still find this hilarious (NSFW). 

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