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Friday, March 21, 2014

Have a relaxing weekend.

What are you up to this weekend? We are planning to take as many naps as possible, since eight-month-old Anton is currently teething and has been waking up around the clock. We're all zombies. Hope you have a good one, and here are a few fun links from around the web...

Wheel of Fortune magic!

Daydreaming about summer...

Can you guess these foods?

The most awkward things that ever happened. (Number 8 made me laugh out loud.)

Why Generation Y is unhappy.

Toby and I have been playing these quizzes, and he loves them.

Pretty napkins.

Every woman in NYC seems to be wearing these shoes without socks.

Broccoli casserole.

This computer-generated Audrey Hepburn is pretty impressive.

This makes me want to do yoga.

A South African family album.

Beer-flavored jelly beans.

Amazing parents' perfect lip-sync to the Frozen song.

Surprise! You can walk on eggshells!

Have a good one. xoxo.

(Photo from Kinfolk)

55 comments:

lovina Kesepian said...

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Kim Stemshorn said...

Joanna, I found these very deceiving Converse brand socks a little while back. They're fantastic for any sneaker and they don't slip!!

http://www.converse.com/products/women/accessories

Scout and Rice said...

Nice photo choice for this post, I feel relaxed just looking at it. :)

Trina said...

Haha, my 4-year-old niece also loves BrainQuest. She's starting TK in the fall, and to prep she has Grandma quiz her on that and on "opposites" so she's ready! She and my 7-year-old nephew also love the smartphone app Stack the States, which quizzes kiddos (okay, and people like me who get curious and hooked!) on states, their capitals, flags, etc., then has players stack the states Tetris-like to get to the next level. Has Toby tried this game yet? It's kind of addictive. And now my niece is obsessed with Texas and Michigan.

katie said...

I hope you sleep soon! I already blame all of my 6-month-old's fussy/wakefulness on teething, though it remains for a tooth to be seen. So I'm dreading when it actually happens!

Miss Nicki said...

The Chucks! I'm so envious of all who wear them. So cute, but they kill my feet!

lucinda smith said...

that generation y article is hilarious and spot on! i go by "lucy" so it spoke a little too directly to me - hopefully i'm not quite that delusional. haha!

www.currenttempo.com

Zaree Singer said...

I'm a little tired of hearing that entire generations of people are either happy or unhappy. I'm part of gen y, and I guess I can be considered a yuppie, and I'm happy! I know a lot of happy gen y people too. Did we miss out on a generation-wide happiness survey?

Joanna Goddard said...

kim, thank you!!

Joanna Goddard said...

oh that's awesome, trina! sounds really great. he likes endless alphabet, but i haven't seen stack the states. thank you!

Joanna Goddard said...

haha, lucy, that's funny. and that article really made me think, too.

laurasaurus said...

Reading buzzfeed lists is usually followed by feelings of shame and disappointment for me, but I laughed myself to tears over those awkward gifs

Chloe said...

nuber 23 and 24 on the "awkward" post had me dying!
xox
chloe
http://popcosmo.com

Laura said...

Even though I'm a baby boomer, the Gen Y article put some things in perspective for me. Great find!

collette said...

I adore that Gen Y infograph. I am Gen Y, and also happy, but love talking over ideas. They are spot on that the generation before us did better than expected!

Maura Davenport said...

I also laughed until I cried with that buzzfeed list. What a great way to break up the workday. Thank you!


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Kara said...

My 15-month-old is cutting upper molars and has a concurrent cold, so I feel you! Babies, man. A friend with older kids told me that when they started losing baby teeth he was like, "No! We worked so hard on those!"

Natalie Bergen said...

Have a great weekend! Loved that Wheel of Fortune story…I blogged about it today, too :)

NotesbyNatalie.com

ale norris said...

that little yoga duo is just ridiculously adorable!!

Lauren Knight said...

Oh my, you had some good ones this week! I loved the lip-synching parents. Just so great.

Unknown said...

That Gen Y article has gotten some well-deserved criticism. Not sure how constructive it is in advancing the dialogue on how to improve quality of life for many hard-working Americans. I think the article below is worth a read. "If I want something beyond debt and low wages, am I simply being entitled and delusional?" http://www.motherjones.com/politics/2013/09/generation-y-millennials-entitled-poor

Amanda said...

That Gen Y article is so fascinating. I'm a Gen Y and I completely agree with it. I didn't grow up with parents who had the typical baby boomer growth to success, so I'm not delusional about reality--but I am special ;). The funny part is, trying to explain this to a Gen Y who does fit the bill of delusional, is nearly impossible.

food addict said...

I agree with you, Unknown. I found the GenY article oversimplified a real problem that my generation is experiencing without even bothering the make it at least funny.

The Mother Jones article is pretty spot on.

New Mom and the City said...

My almost seven month old has been teething too and we had a brutal week. Have you ever heard of or tried an amber beads anklet? I just started using it a few days ago and have noticed a big improvement!

www.newmomandthecity.blogspot.com

J.Mill said...

I agree with Anonymous and Food Addict.

The Gen Y article is over-simplified and not constructive.

It's HARD to break into the workforce nowadays. Are we to be penalized for wanting the best? When "the best" is being fed to us as an unpaid internship and temping with a masters degree? AFTER graduation?

What really burns me is that if we don't project an inflated (or honestly positive) view of ourselves, we talk our employers out of giving us a raise/promotion and potential employers out of giving us a job in the first place. If YOU don't become your best marketer, who will? Everyone else out there is pro-self, so why would I chose to be modest when my career is in the balance?

When employers gave up pension, employees gained nothing by being loyal. The easiest way to get a raise these days is to switch jobs. That wasn't the case in the Boomers/GG's career. Gen Y'ers can't be forced to play by the same rules as previous generations. Employers certainly aren't.

McKenzie Collins said...

Amongst the busyness of this weekend, I'll also be daydreaming about next summer! It came and went so quickly, and I never got to do all the things I planned! Those moments put me right in the mood of summer .. have a great weekend!

http://www.currentlylovingblog.com

Wagz 'n Purz said...

I so look forward to your Friday list. I just love it. Thank you!!

Wagz 'n Purz said...

I so look forward to your Friday list. I just love it. Thank you!!

anne le guern said...

my seven month old is also teething. going about my day in a complete fog these days. are the boys sharing a room yet? I keep waiting for the "perfect time" to have mine sleep together :)

minifrenchie.blogspot.com

anne le guern said...

my seven month old is also teething. going about my day in a complete fog these days. are the boys sharing a room yet? I keep waiting for the "perfect time" to have mine sleep together :)

minifrenchie.blogspot.com

cheyenne said...

haha, those awkward moments.. wow!
xo, cheyenne

Candace said...

Where is the photo from? I love the bedding and especially the rug - would be a great way to cover flooring you don't like. Is there a link? Do you know what that rug is? Thanks for always being inspirational.

Michele said...

A Wheel of Fortune video along with a link to things not as they appear. Now just put two and two together. Cheers.

CAL said...

Did you delete all the Wes Anderson posts and the comment about j. Crew being preppy? I don't understand why you are censoring the blog so much? I am a huge fan of all things Wes Anderson and also shop at j. Crew regularly, but realizing that our opinions don't allows align perfectly makes me appreciate your blog even more, not less!

Nina said...

Let me tell you as an Arsenal fan, awkward thing #24 has happened MULTIPLE TIMES. Seems like every few matches there's a moment where we all go "Oh no, not the zip again..." - bring on the warmer weather!

eKim said...

Not just in NYC as I've seem stylish women across Europe wearing white converse for a couple years now. Too bad they give me blisters! :(

Joanna Goddard said...

CAL, oh, i always tweak things a million times after posts go up—but i added the preppy line back in since you missed it, ha! and the wes anderson post is up and shouldn't have disappeared, i think it was a coding error... thanks!!

CAL said...

Ah, good! I die for the gif in which Ralph Fiennes sprints away!

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Delcarla said...

also a relaxing one !!http://intelligently-fashionable.blogspot.com

Nancy Hamling said...

Hope you're having a lovely weekend. I decided to be greedy and bake a tasty cake http://whatnancydid.blogspot.co.uk/

Lou Bluebird said...

I love a good search round the internet! Thanks for the links - time for a nice drink and a browse (especially beer flavoured jelly beans! How?!)

Lou x
Bluebird | Beauty and life blog

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Gina said...

Oh my, the Amazing parents lip-sync cracked me up!!!! Can't help watching it again, and again, and again, and sharing with my family and friends and watching it again hahahaha

Erin Maliszewski said...

Oh my goodness. The broccoli dish is soooo good! We made it tonight for dinner, and wow, both girls (4 and 7) ate it up! The youngest was hesitant at first, but in the end, she ate it well. Yum and yum. Everyone but me had rotisserie chicken with it. Thanks for sharing. And this is so much better than the classic dish my MIL makes.

Paper Heart Girl said...

Thanks posting for the Generation Y article - very interesting and it made me think! x

ezrazoe said...

my kids are the same! we should start a kid-foodie blog together:

http://ezrazoe.wordpress.com/2012/01/12/lunch-outting-nyc-so-yummy-soba/

also a tip on how to get kids to talk to you about their day at dinnertime - we play 'highs and lows'. Go around the table and ask people to talk about their high point and low point of the day.. you'll be amazed how much it will get your little one to share!

jagdish said...

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Olithée said...

the wait but why site is just amazing ! Woooo Wo
have a great week

Anna Jacobs said...

Number 8 on the most awkward things that ever happened, happened on my local news!

Erin Maliszewski said...

The broccoli casserole dish was delish! My husband made it over the weekend, and boy and boy, it impresses. If you like broccoli, cheese and rice... go with this! It's a foodie take on the classic broccoli casserole. What a yummy comfort dish that the entire family gobbled up. Only caveat: It's bit putzy.

Kadija Tyler said...

Oh little Anton, you're 8 months old already?! Where has the time gone?!

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