Hey, peeps! What's shakin'? It's me, The Kerr, on our last Sunday together before J.T. returns from sabbatical.
She's itching to say hi, but I have the keys for one more week. Mwahahaha. 😈
But to pay homage to her return, I'm going to do my Smatterings today in her style: lots of links for you to pore through and learn from.
Here's what happened on the Internets this week:
This is the biggest mistake you cake make when you order pizza to go. I had no idea this was even an option. Bananas.
How a rare book appraiser passes judgment in 30 seconds or less. Do you guys remember Pawn Stars, the History Channel's version of Antiques Roadshow with bikers? My favorite segment was whenver the woman from Bauman's Rare Books showed up. Her keen eye could turn a dime novel into a $10,000 jackpot in seconds. If you want to know how she did it, read this!
4 Tips for Picking the Best Grocery Store Flowers. If you, like me, aren't the best gardener in the world, we may need to tuck these tips into our back pocket.
A Peek at Famous Readers' Borrowing Records from a Private NY Library. This is a tad bit nosy...but I couldn't resist.
Ina Garten Shares Her Favorite 30-Minute Weeknight Dinner. When Queen Ina speaks, I listen. And of course she picks another winner, simple and delicious.
10 Fictional Homes We Want to Live In. Somebody give me a truckload of cash, and I bet I could make these houses un-fiction...
16 books that are better together. Because your TBR isn't buckling or anything, I have to show you this list Modern Mrs. Darcy pulled together. 1 novel is paired with 1 nonfiction title, and each enhances the other. My inner nerd is all over this. 🤓 (what you should especially read from this list: Ariel Lawhon's I WAS ANASTASIA, which got a rave review from USA TODAY this week!)
And closer to home:
Keep your eyes peeled later this week for some fun Two Tales Press news! My lips are sealed... 🤐
That's all I have for you today! I have to say a huge THANK YOU for letting me hang with you guys these past few weeks—it was a BLAST! I've loved getting to know you and learn what you're reading and doing. I'm sure we'll see each other around the internetz.