Happy October, friends! 'Tis the season for apple cider, scary movies, and snuggles on the couch. (Cosmo and I are actively enjoying the last one now). While you lounge and plan out your Halloween costume, here's Issue #9 of the Sunday Link Roundup!
Food for Thought
Sometimes the youngest minds illuminate issues the best; this short video from SheKnows features kids reacting to the first 2016 Presidential Debate (wining line? "Just pay your taxes, dude.")
Elizabeth Gilbert is an expert on creativity and an inspiring force to be reckoned with. Here's a collection of some of her most noteworthy quips.
Also speaking of creative types, it's essential for creative writers, editors, artists, etc. to have an online portfolio to represent their work. This article from The Everygirl gives some great tips on how to build your portfolio.
I really enjoyed this article on The Simple Things about why Jerusalem Greer will not buy a FitBit because of our numbers-obsessed society.
If you follow me on Instagram, you might notice I'm a bit enamored with Gilmore Girls (have been since it originally aired on TV). While I'm waiting for the reboot to launch in November, I might need to pick up this cookbook and learn to Eat Like a Gilmore.
This adorable art print about Animal Professions is intended for a child's room, but I think I might want it for myself. So cute!
Things I Want to Eat
Slow cooker + cheese + pasta = win.
If you haven't had Eggs Florentine, you absolutely need to. It's a beautiful blend of Mornay sauce, poached eggs, and spinach. Here's a recipe in case you're craving breakfast foods all day long (like me).
As you all know, pumpkin is the King of Fall. Celebrate its reign with this gorgeous pumpkin pull-apart bread.
Just for Fun
It's a known fact that happy animals are the best ever. Look away at this collection and try not to smile.
Guys, voting is important. Will and Grace is important. Watch and bask in the glory of this moment in pop culture.
I'm anxiously waiting for The Girl on the Train movie to come out, since the book was so sensational. The Everygirl has our back and assembled a list of six thrillers to read while we wait.
In Case You Missed It
Catch up on this week's posts--Learning to Embrace Vulnerability and a Brief Commentary on Limits.
Also, I had an article on Thought Catalog this week! Check it out here.
Line of the Week
"I used to dream about escaping my ordinary life, but my life was never ordinary. I had simply failed to notice how extraordinary it was." - Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children, Ransom Riggs
Writer, editor, and storyteller living in the Twin Cities.