is there another word for ‘links’?

I can’t think of any, so I guess the title of this post remains as is. Those that have known for me a while, know that I used to call these posts, “friday!” (because they were posted on Fridays, duh). But this isn’t a Friday. And certainly no one gets excited for Thursday, so “thursday!” is out of the question. Although, I think I may have done it once before. Blah, whatever….I’m rambling.

I haven’t done one of these in while! But there were just too many good links this week that I wanted to share with you. You know, just some fun and light reading…

  •  A well-reviewed creme brulee recipe that doesn’t require a torch. Just a little vanilla and patience. Do you remember the scene in Amelie when she’s cracking the glass-like crust with her spoon? I love doing that too.

  • Why don’t you…create a memory list? Remember all the personal moments that left you stronger, happier, wiser, more fulfilled? Write them down (I’ve already got a pretty notebook picked out for this).

  • Have you heard the news? Google is ridding of Google Friend Connect for all non-Blogger blogs! I’m saddened by this. I’m also planning on switching to a self-hosted WordPress platform possibly in the near future, so this means losing a chunk of my Google friends. However, the bright side in all of this is that loyal readers will stick around.  For all of my non-Blogger friends, here’s what you can do to help maintain your followers.

-jillian m.

13 responses to “is there another word for ‘links’?”

  1. Monica says:

    creme brule without a torch? i'm off to check it out…

    and i wonder why google is doing that?
    i used wordpress once, so clunky and cold. i love blogger i'm afraid.

  2. A says:

    synonyms for links:
    magical web-hopping things

    I can't think of any more. I don't think any of them are better than links though 😀

  3. jillian m. says:

    Monica, I agree. Blogger is just so damn easy to use, but I really hate the fact that I don't OWN my space. This or anyone's blog can be marked as spam and then deleted it, at Blogger's discretion. I really don't like that (among other things). Which is why, eventually, I'll move to self-hosted.

  4. jillian m. says:

    A – Hahah! All those work! I like magical web-hopping things.

  5. sherri lynn says:

    Love the idea of creating a list of memories! I need to start that.

  6. Kyla says:

    Thanks for these links! I'm definitely checking out that brule recipe…

    And I'm also saddened by the loss of GFC :/ I was also thinking about switching to a wordpress blog…

  7. Karolina says:

    This looks so good! I need to get back to the kitchen and make one! :)


  8. Clara Turbay says:

    I like how you put together your ideas in this blog.

  9. la petite coquine says:

    Confession-John and I call the 4th day of the work week Happy Thursday! Helps SO much.

  10. Elle Sees says:

    OMG THE AMELIE SCENE!!!! yes!! i do that too!
    and eating creme brulee by the Seine at starlight is just about one of my favorite memories ever.

  11. Alena: Oh, It's Just Perfect! says:

    Oh, creme brulee. I'm going to dream about that tonight for sure! xo

  12. Ashley says:

    yes yes! I heard about the planet and thought this was AWESOME news…wonder if there is any life forms there, and WHAT they look like :)

  13. PInk Ronnie says:

    WordPress is great! You'll love it. The Thesis theme is fantastic, as it's so customisable.
    Ronnie xo

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