Weekend Pretties

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Happy Friday :)

It’s Memorial Day weekend!  The unofficial start to summer and I‘m like, “Wha??  Already?” but it’s true.  And Parker’s birthday always falls around Memorial Day (this year it’s on Wednesday) so we’ll be celebrating this weekend.  Low key and no nonsense, as he swears he doesn’t care about birthdays, but I can’t help but want to make a little fuss over my sweetheart.

Those eggs are from my neighbor’s hens!  They went out of town and I got to be the lucky one to take care of them in exchange for free eggs while they’re gone.  And by “take care” I mean basically do nothing because they are so easy.  Throw out a little feed, make sure they have waterthey even put themselves to sleep at night and all I have to do is shut the door behind them and open it again in the morning.  And for that I get organic, free-range eggs?!  I’m now seriously scheming where we could put a coop in our backyard and have our own chickens.

I know I have been neglecting this blog (sad face!) but I hope to have lots of good stuff to share next week.  For now though, here are some links I wanted to share.  Enjoy the long weekend!

What the world was like in 1998.

20 weird things Americans don’t think are weird (but they totally are).

All my pregnancy cravings in one sandwich.

A woman who is changing the way you look at “Before” and “After” photos.

Fun quiz: Which country shares your parenting values? (I got Sweden!)

A beautiful revival of a famous French art deco pool.

Awesome random facts (aka one of my favorite internet time-sucks).

Fascinating story of how a working class couple amassed one of the most valuable contemporary art collections. (There’s also a documentary on Netflix!)

This account of a real-life nutritionist’s convention will make you want to laugh, cry, and rage against the corporate machine.

Flying apartments!

So sweet!  A cat adopts baby ducklings into her litter of kittens.

Jay-Z opens a club in the Atlanta airport. (?!??)

What to watch on Netflix (this will blow your mind).

Will Ferrel and the drummer from Red Hot Chili Peppers look EXACTLY the same. This video cracked me up.

6 Responses to “Weekend Pretties”

  1. Julie Kuberski

    Oh, also! The house we just inherited has an old, cute chicken coop + I can’t wait to one day salvage it and use it again! My fiancé really wants to also (kind of how I got convinced), so that worked out, haha. :)

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    • Katy

      Oh congrats!!! I saw what you posted of the house on Instagram, it’s gorgeous!

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