weekend links

bikebells A collection of links for you to enjoy over the weekend! I'll spend my time testing a few cranberry recipes in preparation for the Thanksgiving festivities on Thursday, hanging out with two dear friends visiting from Seattle, and celebrating my mother's birthday. What will you do this weekend?

Things I've enjoyed lately: 1. Revisiting the fascinating collection of images on Everyday Africa 2. Ordering a new bike bell (pictured above, via Iva Jean) 3. Bookmarking this baked apple recipe 4. Anticipating my first trip to Cottonwood Canyon to explore the +8,000 acres of the newest state park in Oregon 5. Listening to an a cappella group sing Beyoncé's top hits (so good!) 6. Reading The NSA Files: Decoded on The Guardian 7. Experimenting with more grains and finding inspiration from this article The Complex World of Grains, Made Simple 8. Adding Sarah Copeland's new cookbook Feast: Generous Vegetarian Recipes for Any Eater and Every Appetite to the top of my wish list (pictured below) 9. Gettin' happy! (via simonvano) 10. Tasting the delicious spiced cider sorbet at Salt & Straw 11. Booking tickets to see The Christmas Revels: Christmas in Old Europe 12. Celebrating Marcus' 32nd birthday with a tasty dinner at Le Pigeon <3