Hope you all had a great week! It's a chilly Sunday here in Minnesota, perfect for lounging about with sweatpants, a good book, and warm coffee. I'm getting ready to make a pumpkin pie and settle in for the day, but before that, here's the new installment of the Sunday Link Roundup!
Food for Thought
In an incredibly surprising study, 90% of millennials said they would choose good credit over social media. Maybe we're not all self-absorbed brats after all.
This article from Greatist is a great reminder that maybe you don't have to have it all figured out by the time you're 30.
PSA: most people don't pay attention to every gross thing in your house when they visit; however, here's what they do notice.
Marriage isn't always a walk in the park. This essay from The Art of Simple reminds us that it's perfectly okay.
These no-show, knee-high socks seem perfect for my ballet flats that I refuse to stop wearing, even when snow hits the ground.
I love to add kale to stir fry, soups, and eggs, but it's such a pain to remove the leaves from the stems. Thanks, inventors of the world, for making my life a little easier with this fun gadget.
Things I Want to Eat
Tator tots are wonderful. Taco seasoning is delicious. How have I made it this long in life and never thought to combine the two?
French onion soup is one of my favorite comfort foods, and I love The Kitchn's fun twist on it with their French Onion Soup Casserole. YUM.
I stumbled upon the recipe for this Creamy Garlic Parmesan Macaroni and Cheese earlier this week, and made it for some of my friends. It may have been one of the best decisions I've ever made. Make it now.
Just for Fun
Are you an obsessive pet parent (like me) and a Harry Potter fan? If you're still in need of Halloween costume ideas for Fido, take a look at this collection of Harry Potter dog costumes. You can thank me later.
As their time in the Oval Office draws to a close, it's time to fondly reflect on the bromance of Obama and Joe Biden. This collection of tweets seems to do it justice.
From what I hear, parenting is hard. I literally laughed out loud at this Buzzfeed list of tweets from dads struggling to keep it together.
In Case You Missed It
Catch up on this week's posts--7 Ways to Find Yourself When You're a Bit Lost, Poem: The Witch, and Thoughts on Believing in Yourself.
Line of the Week
"Sometimes I think my papa is an accordion. When he looks at me and smiles and breathes, I hear the notes." - Markus Zusak, The Book Thief
(Today is my wonderful father's birthday, so the Line of the Week is for him. Happy birthday, Dad!)
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