Makes Beth Happy, January 8 ...
As in, what comes before merge!
The Makes-Beth-Happy Recipe of the Day is:
Mind you, I will never actually make this. For the same reason that I no longer buy the jars at the store. And that reason is because I love it so much that if I were to eat it in proportion to how much I love it, the day would come when a crew would have to remove my roof and use a crane to extract me from my house.
And the Makes-Beth-Happy Objet of the Day is:
I love the happy colors and the black and white stripes! The end of napkin confusion and festive, to boot! A lovely addition to dining outdoors, methinks.