Workday Reading

The Edition: No. 321

It is by the goodness of God that in our country we have those three unspeakably precious things: freedom of speech, freedom of conscience, and the prudence never to practice either of them. // Mark Twain

+ What would it take to make us love our jobs again?

+ Add this <$50 blazer to this floral blouse for a killer spring work look.

+ The surprising after-life of hotel soap.

+ This Topicals dark-spot-fading cream works on all skin tones.

+ Overcoming the taboo topic of talking about money.

+ OPT has the best spring dresses. I love this green floral.

+ Beer Braised Onion and Cheddar Dip.

+ This stand completely reorganized by at-home workout area.

+ The grooming gap, and what it costs women to look the part.

+ These espadrille sandals from Madewell are giving me all the vacay vibes.

+ 8 Relaxing Stretches to Remove Tension from Your Body.

+ Terrain has the most beautiful bouquets. Hellebore, forever.

+ How to visit your National Parks responsibly.

+ Everything I’ve ever wanted in a belt for $25.

+ Making better decisions means challenging your expectations.

+ I splurged on this skincare fridge which makes my spendy serums last longer.

+ If flashing is a crime, sending unsolicited nudes should be too.

+ How about some tortoiseshell pumps for spring?

An Important Read. The conundrum of why female breadwinners often end up doing more housework than stay-at-homes. (Or as one article put it: Is housework really about tidying up, or is it about maintaining gender roles?)

Even as “COVID ends” for much of the world, I still feel this dark lining on the silver cloud.  So I am still actively clinging to anything that brings me joy.

Brunch with Babs brings me joy.  It’s like watching your slightly loud, super fun grandma make food on Sunday morning.  It doesn’t feel pretentious or difficult.  And it doesn’t matter whether she’s making a funfetti pancakes or Italian food, I just love watching her do something she loves.

And you will too.  She also has a cookbook.

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    1 comment

  1. Joanna says:

    I am also completely charmed by Babs!

    April 26, 2022/Reply