Weekend Links

Happy Friday! I hope the first week of 2020 is treating you well. Here are some things I saved to share with you here.

There’s so much to love about this pantry from Kate Abt Design. Open, airy shelves, lots of baskets, and a window(!).

One Kings Lane has 9 ideas for styling your bookshelves. Their first idea (above) is to go horizontal. I’m kind of partial to #8: embrace the chaos.

I took note of this makeover of a 1950s ranch house outside of New Orleans because the owner didn’t add on or dramatically change the structure of the house. It’s the same simple house, but the curb appeal is now off the charts and the interiors look like something you might find in a sophisticated New York apartment.

BookBub shared a list of the ten books checked out the most in 2019 through the New York Public Library system.

I’ve shared this Tortellini Soup with Italian Sausage & Spinach with you before but I’m linking to it again because it’s so darn good. I first had it when my friend Amy served it at book club. I’ve since made it a couple of times (once for Tom and me and once for the whole family) and it’s a hit with everyone.

I hope your weekend is a good one!

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  1. Julie, this was a helpful post! I’m in the process of rearranging some bookshelves in our home. The ranch house makeover was fun to see. I especially like the ‘life’ the white exterior gave the house. The soup looks delicious. I have a similar recipe for a Spinach Meatball Minestrone With Three-Cheese Tortellini that’s also tasty. Happy New Year!

    1. I’m so glad you found it helpful, Jillian! Happy rearranging!

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