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The TBR List: February 21


This week I had a smoothie at night! Why don't we do that more? This one was full of vanilla yogurt, mixed frozen berries, honey and a little water to loosen it up.

- "One of the greatest rewards of a reading life is discovery." Read the books you want to, not the one lists say you have to.

- Speaking of smoothies, The Kitchn says you can freeze leftover smoothies and thaw when ready to consume. No gross separation.

- My new favorite way to bake pizza is in a cast iron pan. This is the method I use.

- You guys know I'm into DIY body scrubs. This coconut-brown sugar one might be my pick for the summer.

- I want to hang air plants all over my house. ALL. OVER.

- A gorgeous map that plots where some 600 literary works took place in London. A London book map!

- A new trend in literature suggests women don't have to be likeable. Seriously, it's okay.

- I love orzo. I love risotto. Why not combine the two?

- USA and Canada face off in men's hockey today. A Chicago-area billboard says, "Loser Keeps Bieber."

Mary Roach's "Gulp" & Crunchy Curried Chick Peas

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