Today is the adorable Marissa's birthday. Click on over and wish her a happy one. While you're there, check out the insanely delicious soup recipe she posted (and illustrated) a couple days ago. I made it the very day I saw she'd posted it, and Barry and I devoured the entire pot in two day's time. So. Freaking. Good.
Speaking of soup, check out Shona's recipes, too. She's on a big soup kick herself. I may just have to declare this my Winter of Soup. And of Crusty Bread.
Oh, and the soup talk reminds me... the last pot I made included rosemary from the garden of my super sweet boss, who brought me fresh herb clippings this week. And I've been meaning to mention that the fabulous boss lady started her own blog.
And while I'm on a roll, I should mention that Betsy, my new jewelry-designing friend, started her own blog, too. Click away, friends.
edit: Turns out it's Jamie's birthday, too. The goodness just keeps coming!