Happy first of Advent!
Apparently, the day after Thanksgiving marks the start of the Christmas season for all of you in the US so: have you decorated your house/apartment yet? Baked any cookies? Tell me!
I’ll pretend the fact it already is the 1st of Advent didn’t catch me by surprise in the slightest.* Sunday as is didn’t sneak up on me, though, so I come prepared with great posts I want to share with you. So if you have a minute to space: enjoy the reads and
Good good [food for thought]
Why the modern world is bad for your brain via The Guardian
Enlightening? Shocking? It’s hard to sum this article up in one or two lines. Yes, it’s definitely a longer read demanding your undivided (!) attention but worth it.
Good good [advice, inspiration + more]
In Defense of All the Scary Foods via The Fuck It Diet
Because once and for all: no food is inherently bad for you.
Nobody cares about your number via Healthyez Sweet
Numbers are one-dimensional ,character isn’t – so: no number can ever define you.
A really good idea to copy even if you haven’t read the book and don’t want to go all the way yet.
Non-Thing Things You Can Give This Holiday Season via no sidebar
Technically, many of these are still ‘things’ (i.e. purchases) but some the other might actually appreciate rather than add it to a pile of unnecessary gifts.
11 Times the Experts Say You Should Skip Your Regular Workout via hello healthy
If any of these scenarios is true for you taking a break or going easier is best for your health.
5 Tips for Not Over-Spending — on Black Friday, or Any Other Time. via The Happiness Project
Some good ideas if you regularly find yourself regretting one too many impulse purchases.
Good good [food]
Apple Chai Cinnamon Rolls via love me, feed me
Looking just like regular ones Leah created these beauties without refined sugar.
Crunchy Apple Chips via It doesn’t taste like chicken
Fall favourite alert! Why buy these way overpriced when you can make your own?!
Butternut Squash Sweet Potato Casserole via Isabel Eats
The candied pecans and the pinch of smoked paprika really make this one shine in my opinion.
Roasted Brussels Sprout Polenta Bowls via Fit Foodie Finds
Let’s give the much underappreciated polenta some more lovin’.
Butter-Free, Milk-Free Creamy Scalloped Potatoes via Oatmeal with A Fork
An interesting vegan spin on the classic heavy side dish with an unsuspected vegetable.
Moroccan Aubergine and Chickpea Stew via Green Kitchen Stories
While I’m not a real fan of eggplant all the spices in this win me over – and, well, chickpeas.
Greek Vegan Moussaka via Veggies Don’t Bite
This is all around genius [look at the ‘meat’ sauce ingredients alone!] and I want a plate of this right now.
Happiness-inducing today: The morning spent with my sister and P. The scent of fresh laundry.