Weekend Linkage

1-18-14

Hello there! Take a deep breath. The weekend is here.

This Ted Talk will force you to rethink the importance of your non-verbal cues. Forever. It also nearly had me in tears. Mamas, teachers, and anyone who ever interacts with other people: go spend a very worthwhile 20 minutes watching it.

This recipe for vegetable soup nearly saved my life and my sanity this week and totally changed the way I think about vegetable soup. I made some slight modifications (to be shared later) but you should make it. Pronto.

I love these tips on living in small spaces. Also, the author of the post keeps an especially adorable blog of her own.

This study of fifth-grade girls has some fascinating implications for how intelligent, smart women tend to deal with conflict and challenge as adults.

I continue to be amazed by the talents of my friends. The Scribble Pad sells the cutest cards . . . my favorite are definitely the tangerine whales.

Read this article to once again be assured that, yes, liberal arts majors do gets jobs in places that are not shoe stores.

When I was growing up, quesadillas were equivalent to bread and milk in the food staples department. Here are 8 mistakes you might be making with your quesadillas. (I can attest that my parents have been doing it right, all these years.)

One Thought on “Weekend Linkage

  1. Ooh, some fun stuff. I particularly appreciate the article about girls, even though I’m not even remotely feminist. It really rings true with what I heard growing about about creativity; it’s absolutely not true that you either have it or you don’t.

    I like Scribble Pad’s green deer Christmas tags myself. Love them.

    As for the quesadillas, as I grew up with them as a regular staple as well, I agree with everything Bon Appetit says except for the oil heresy. BUTTER all the way. We eat a ton of butter, and I can assure all doubters that we don’t get fat because of it.

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