The Monday Mix

Here’s The Monday Mix for this week! To visit past mixes, click here.



Paramore, one of my favorite bands, released a brand new single last week off their upcoming self-titled album. It’s called Now and I have been listening to it on repeat ever since last Tuesday. So good! Check it out here.


Oh Bakerella, you are so sneaky with these chocolate peanut butter truffles. Making them look so delicious and easy – it’s almost enough to derail me from the last few weeks of good eating and exercising.


The American Council on Science and Health just published a paper, High-Fructose Corn Syrup: Separating Facts from Myths, which examines the use of high-fructose corn syrup, and whether it is a unique cause of America’s obesity epidemic. They conclude that sucrose (table sugar) and high-fructose corn syrup have essentially the same composition, and that it is unlikely for them to have different effects on body weight or metabolism. Interesting stuff!


13 Junk Foods You Won’t Believe Are Vegan.


This is more creative than crafty but still applies…

Design Sponge collected 45 images of meditation rooms and inspiring home spaces that are quite beautiful. They pinned all 45 to their Meditation Rooms board on Pinterest. I wouldn’t necessarily create something like this in my home but even just looking at these images has me feeling calmer.


You must check out this time lapse video that was created exclusively from shots taken from the International Space Station at night. A brilliant sight to see!

Author: Domestocrat

I'm a lady who enjoys photography, football, cooking, long drives with the windows down, This American Life, kettlecorn, hot yoga, pop punk, my nephews, my cat Reggie, and my home: Boston.

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