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THIS GUY. Smoothest “Oh hey I’m on TV move ever”

Comprehensive list of cans for your summer! I can’t wait to get Hazed & Infused again.

Are these the most perfect looking cookies or what?

I’ve never been sold on quinoa, but I may give this Watermelon, Feta, and Basil Quinoa salad a try

Have you read Simple Mom before? I found her this past week, and I’ve enjoyed her writing quite a bit and perspective as a cross-cultural family

What? No…really, what? A monkey orchid?

Ooh! Printstagram!

Okay this made me chuckle this morning

A strawberry rumshake sounds like a great idea for summer

How do you feel about these state-shaped cutting boards? I haven’t made up my mind yet. An Indiana one would actually be very practical, though.

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Chuckle-worthy video by Point Brewery…THE WORLD MAY BE ENDING BUT AT LEAST I HAVE MY BEER

Chefs (and one blogger) on photography in restaurants

How did I end up with this link for this week?

TRAVEL SNACKS

A really really good analogy drawn by The Economist between China’s economy and the bicycle

Wait, what? Austrian trappist beer? (Newsletter #8 from the International Trappist Association)

Twelve cold soup recipes from the New York Times. This is so great! Soup is such a great and easy meal to make for me, but I always have a hard time finding the right ones to make in the hot weather.

I think this is general knowledge already, but it never hurts to be reminded of things we can all learn from the craft brewing industry

Bubbles!

An interview with one of my absolute favorite bloggers, Joanna Goddard. I’m so happy every time I see a new post of hers pop up in my Google reader, and I love that she doesn’t shy away from real-life topics. (For example, Do you pee in front of your significant other?)

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I sort-of kind-of colored my hair this weekend with chalk pastels. It was awesome.

Churchkey Can Co. is taking throwback one step further, with flat topped steel cans you have to open with the actual churchkey that comes with the six-pack.

The Birth of a Book…such a lovely process

“Indianapolis…Our sports-city culture has been built on top of a legacy of the bicycle.”

You’ve seen The Great Gatsby trailer, right? Right??

“Big beer” has discovered sponsored blog posts/giveaways

When you’re in the mood for s’mores, but don’t have the campfire

“Judge us not by our jerks” and “Don’t ‘door’” from How to Not Kill a Cyclist 

Strawberries were on super sale this week, so I’m going to try some of this coulis for some stawberry coulis/limeade ice. Hello Memorial Day!

My friend Megan made profiteroles, and I just can’t stop craving them now. Soft pastry with whip cream? Gahhhh

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I sort-of kind-of colored my hair this weekend with chalk pastels. It was awesome.

Churchkey Can Co. is taking throwback one step further, with flat topped steel cans you have to open with the actual churchkey that comes with the six-pack.

The Birth of a Book…such a lovely process

“Indianapolis…Our sports-city culture has been built on top of a legacy of the bicycle.”

You’ve seen The Great Gatsby trailer, right? Right??

“Big beer” has discovered sponsored blog posts/giveaways

When you’re in the mood for s’mores, but don’t have the campfire

“Judge us not by our jerks” and “Don’t ‘door’” from How to Not Kill a Cyclist 

Strawberries were on super sale this week, so I’m going to try some of this coulis for some stawberry coulis/limeade ice. Hello Memorial Day!

My friend Megan made profiteroles, and I just can’t stop craving them now. Soft pastry with whip cream? Gahhhh

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30 of the best alternatives to Helvetica. (I like the weight of Chalet 1960)

Beautifully inspiring profile of chef Chris Kearse

Roundup of some great craft beer labels over at Paste (I love love love Westbrook!)

My favorite tribute to MCA by far

Is anyone else just not okay with the phrase “never trust a skinny cook” ? Me too. Here’s a nice bit about maintaining a semi-healthy diet while being a baker/cook.

I’m not sure I consider myself a writer, but I do try to become better at writing given the time constraints of blog posts: 25 Ways To Earn Your Audience. Please note number 25

“…the bride pictured was drinking a beer. FROM A BOTTLE. The horror.”

Hi beer blinis and pretty pictures

Britta?

Pardon me while I drool over Cafe du Monde Coffee Ice Cream 

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