Hello and happy Friday!
Today is Veteran’s Day, the day we honor military men and women who have put our country first and served in the US armed forces. Each year on Veteran’s Day, two veterans post flags on the overpass near our house, saluting the traffic driving by below. It warms my heart each and every year and reminds me how grateful I am. Thanks to veterans like them, we’re able to thrive in the freedoms so many in the world can’t. Here are 5 meaningful ways to celebrate our veterans.
If you aren’t making pizza at home, are you even living? While at our cabin, we made individual pizzas for dinner but I forgot to bring our pizza stone. Ah, but not to be deterred! We still enjoyed a tasty crust when I took inspo from this pizza recipe. I preheated a dry skillet in a 500°F oven for 5-10 minutes, then added a few swirls of oil to the piping hot skillet and plopped my pizza inside. I baked it at 500°F until it was a bronzed beauty with perfectly crisped crust. There’s more than one way to crack an egg.
Jennifer Aniston has nothing to hide in this interview with Allure mag, where she talks candidly about hair, forgiveness, why she didn’t have children, and why she feels better at 53 than she did in her 20s, 30s, or mid-40s. The photos are so good too.
Speaking of celebs/amazing women, there’s a new biopic about Whitney Houston, and it looks SO good! Can’t wait until it’s out.
31 days of gifts you so deserve is such a fun gift for yourself or to give to others.
The best books of 2022 (so far).
This recipe journal would make a fun stocking stuffer for your fellow food lover.
Drink up buttercup, with this holiday-forward pomegranate mojito.
UMAMI, these roasted mushrooms look so good.
I love mushrooms, and I love stuffing, so I KNOW I’d love this recipe.
Korean food is one of my faves, so for times when I’m feeling more plant-forward, this tofu bulgogi is on the list.
This fall-inspired orzo salad has everything I want to eat.
Adding this cheesy baked rigatoni to my list of things to make.
The best green bean casserole is one that’s topped with crispy onion rings. (Trust me.)
Bookmark this beet and proscuitto salad for your t-day table.
This cheesecake is perfect for the holidays.
With Thanksgiving just around the bend, I’ve got my eyes on the pies:
- Pretty pie-crimping inspiration.
- The number one best secret to flaky pies with crisp bottoms. Because who wants a soggy bottom?
- This pie was inspired by one of my favorite cookies (and how great is that top design?). Love.
How pretty are the counters and backsplash in this kitchen?
Need this blog post, reviewing several winter coats. Which one’s your fave?
8 cleaning products you should never mix. The more you know.
Couldn’t resist this cute and festive ($3!!) tea towel I saw at Target last night.
I love Kate Baer and her new book of poems would make for a great holiday gift.
Seriously coveting these trousers.
This is such a pretty dress for a holiday party.
And, how gorgeous and smokin is this LBD?
And finally, 10 cleaning hacks to do now before holiday guests arrive. PAAARRRTAE!
That’s it for this week. Have a fab weekend!
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