A few links to help you be less productive (but perhaps more web savvy?) on this hazy Monday:
Feeling ambitious? Try making these spring vegetable dumplings from the ever amazing Deb Perelman of Smitten Kitchen.
Gotta love a village that gets pissed when a magazine names it one of America’s “happiest seaside towns.”
See why Rita Pierson brought tears to my eyes during her TED talk imploring fellow educators to be the champion kids really need.
If The New York Times piece on guerrilla gardener Ron Finley doesn’t get you all inspired to plant a curbside vegetable garden, I don’t know what will.
Learn how to top off your Mother’s Day gift with a ribbon rosette by watching this video from One Kings Lane. It’ll look so nice, she won’t care what’s inside!
And if she has everything she needs, why not honor your mom by helping someone else’s?
Don’t want to be a downer here, but lately, I have had a lot of illness in my family. I found this essay on how to talk to a sick friend to be really really spot on. The book’s probably worth reading too.
And in conclusion, I would just like to say that this is, without a doubt, the perfect summer dress for a little girl.