When I saw these Tahini Cookies on Shutterbean, I knew I had to try the recipe, and let me tell you, these cookies are good. They’re like a grownup version of peanut butter cookies. Not too sweet. A little smokey. Quite delicious. They, also, handle my gluten-free flour substitution well, so that’s another plus.
Gretchen Rubins’s new book, The Four Tendencies, is my latest read courtesy of Blogging for Books. I really enjoy Gretchen’s books, especially Better than Before, and The Four Tendencies builds off that framework. Her theory is that people can be divided into four tendencies (Upholder, Obliger, Questioner, and Rebel), and that these tendencies define our habits. There is even a quiz you can take to learn what tendency you are. (FYI I’m a rebel. That explains so much.) I think the book is really interesting, although trying to read it straight through is asking for information overload. It’s a book that definitely gives you a lot to think about, and it’s fun to try to match people with their tendencies.
This month I took adulting to a new level with a little something I’m calling Netflix and cheese plate. I gathered up veggie crisps, dark chocolate, wasabi almonds, roasted grapes, tahini cookies, and sweet and savory goat cheese for a personal-sized cheese plate. Then, I settled in to watch Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries and The Man In the High Castle. It was fabulous.
I did a lot of shopping this month, and one of my favorite purchases is this hoodie from Gap. It’s so soft, and the light blue color goes with so many pieces. I like that it’s logo free and walks the line between athleisure and casual wear. Also, it’s currently on sale, so you might want to head over to Gap right now.
Speaking of shopping, my local library had a book sale, so of course, I had to go and buy a bag of books. I have piles and piles of unread books, but I can’t say no to a book rescue. One of my favorite finds is this Emily Starr set, which I am looking forward to reading for the Modern Mrs. Darcy Book Club.This month's Friday favorites include a must make cookie recipe, my new favorite hoodie, and my favorite way to adult - Netflix and cheese plate.Click To Tweet
What are your Friday favorites?
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