The Monday Mix

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



The Royal Baby is on its way! I am thrilled! I know it might be silly but I think the world needs some positive news right now. Also, check out this interactive family tree to see how the royal baby fits in to the line of succession.


Check out Shutterbean’s Momofuku Milkbar inspired Cornflake Marshmallow Cookies. Holy crap. (Bonus round: here’s the original Momofuku recipe.)


New research shows that a little nostalgia is good for you – making people act more generously, feeling as if life is more meaningful, and counteracting boredom, loneliness, and anxiety. I find this fascinating considering that nostalgia was initially diagnosed as melancholia in the early 19th century. It’s so interesting to see how recent studies are able to show that there are positive health benefits to reminiscing.


Something for all the LOST fans who are bakers. I really want one of these. Check out FlipFlopGraphics on Etsy to snag one!


I can always count on How About Orange to post awesome (and free) embroidery patterns. This most recent batch is too cute, definitely check them out!


I love this article from King Arthur Flour on the Secret to Perfectly Browned Cookies. It’s definitely a very precise science – I would even say it’s a fine art!

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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