I’ve been doing a bit of housecleaning around here, which really means I’ve chosen a new theme and added a page or two of static content. Tonight I’m having dinner with Cindy, who’s in town for Obama’s inauguration!
At The Frisky, Amelia shares why she doesn’t really care to know what men think about makeup because they’re not being truthful anyway.
Juicing is currently all the rage. Joy breaks down the nutritional benefits of commonly used juicing ingredients.
I know what I’m making for G for dessert when he finally gets back to the States (which won’t be till August, gah): butterscotch budino.
I am slowly but surely working legumes into my diet after a lifetime of disliking them. Tessa’s curried red lentil soup looks like just the thing to hit the spot on a cold winter evening.
The Asian Pear has a frank discussion on aging and what services (and the costs!) one needs to consider in old age. Yikes!
Everyone knows there’s a difference between wants and needs, but Jordann’s post about the topic was quite timely for me as I need to improve on discerning between the two.
It’s easy to forget, but happiness is a choice. Tonya writes about how she’s changing her attitude and choosing happiness.
Sarah shares 5 must-do travel splurges, even if you’re broke. Having backpacked in SE Asia on a shoestring budget (and my travel companions coming down with typhoid fever!), I heartily agree with her suggestions.
Guidebooks aren’t necessarily suited to everyone’s travel style. Amanda shares why she’d rather strike out on her own when traveling.
As a cook, Amanda has a laundry list of things she doesn’t do.
There’s a bit of a generational difference in how people view careers, as Daisy points out. I don’t expect my current position to last me my lifetime, but I have an aunt who is still working at her first job and will work there till she retires. I still can’t quite wrap my head around that fact!