Today this dispatch comes to you from the good ‘ole United States!

Since our last round-up of everything that is good and holy on the Internet, we have wrapped up our Balkans road trip, made stops in Nice, France and London. Then we hopped over the giant pond and have been on a frantic tour, seeing friends and family in Boston, Portland (Maine), and Cincinnati. We landed safely in my hometown in Indiana, and today the house is filled with all of my siblings, parents, most of the in-laws…nutty.

It’s manic and I need some quiet time in a dark room with a computer and the world wide web.

If you have family descending for American Thanksgiving, or are just trying to make it through another perennially dark November day, I hope these fab online articles give you that little boost you need.

Cheers!


 

How many of these words do you pronounce incorrectly? (Me? More than half!)

Never again will I envy those flawless magazine homes.

(Even though I’m kinda envious of this one.)

The perfect treat for the Thanksgiving hangover.

Or, this surprise vegan item lurking on the McDonald’s menu.

Good to see that cookbook publishing is alive and well.

I love the idea of a Cookbook Club.

I wasn’t sure I qualify as a millennial, but now I’m pretty sure I’m one of them.

The world is a vast and beautiful place.

And also a crowded one.

An offbeat look at an underrated flower.

86 burglars on the art of breaking in. Hiding in the closet…

Affluenza Anonymous. I won’t judge if you don’t.

I’ll happily read anything Zadie Smith writes.

One focused hour of work per day.

A pro’s take on gluten-free biscuits. And here is ours.

If you’ve been away for a while, check out what we’ve been writing about: the important statistics from our Balkans road trip, our take on Lake Ohrid, Macedonia, and why the middle of nowhere in Greece is a great place to relax.

For you Americans, have a lovely Thanksgiving holiday weekend. We’ll be neck deep in all things turkey, and will come up for air on Monday.

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