Workday Reading

The Edition: No. 328

Everyone must choose one of two pains: The pain of discipline or the pain of regret. // Jim Rohn

+ Help! I have a shopping problem.

+ This striped shirtdress is perfectly priced for professional women.

+ How can we dismantle ‘benevolent sexism’ in the workplace?

+ Your Kitchen Aid Mixer now makes snow cones (or icy cocktails).

+ Why changing your last name is still a hard decision in 2022.

+ I have this Vince Camuto blouse and ivory blazer on heavy rotation.

+ An expert wants you to stop taking dating advice from your friends.

+ Weekend Look. A lace yolk top + denim shorts + cork sandals 

+ Advice for taking things less personally.

+ Athleta has the most wearable summer swimsuits. Pregnant ladies should hit up Motherhood Maternity for cute suits.

+ Police are not legally obligated to risk their lives to protect you (video).

+ Products to help your marriage: crumb vacuum + self-closing toilet seat.

+ Why not grill Halloumi cheese and grape skewers?

+ Try this tube mascara now. It’s a game changer for raccoon eyes.

+ Staring at an image of yourself on Zoom is bad for you; what a surprise.

+ I bought these plastic, knock-off Birks for the pool. Good purchase.

+ Experts weigh in on eating before you workout.

+ How cute is this peach-print sleep sack?

One Fun Read. How the Stanley Tumbler created its own cult of personality.

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  1. Allison says:

    Can you speak to the sizing of those plastic birk knock offs? Love those for the pool!

    June 8, 2022/Reply
    • Laurel says:

      I bought them last summer and found them to be a bit small as did a friend of mine. We wear size 10 and 11 respectively, at the time half-sizes weren’t an option, but I would have sized up to 10.5 if I did it again.

      June 8, 2022/Reply
    • Belle says:

      I’m between sizes, I sized up.

      June 8, 2022/Reply
  2. Kleigh says:

    That mascara didn’t stand up to humidity for me. Hourglass and L’Oréal double extend are two tubing mascaras that do, though.

    June 8, 2022/Reply
  3. Gemini says:

    What’s the point in the police aren’t obligated to protect you link?

    June 9, 2022/Reply
    • Belle says:

      It’s a question I had, that I think other people might have, and I thought it was a good explainer of police’s legal duties for people who both agree and those who don’t.

      June 9, 2022/Reply
  4. Nan says:

    I always enjoy reading your headline quote. However, today’s quote made me remember a saying a friend of mine lived by. She would say it often and it always brought a smile.

    The only pain in life should be Champagne!

    Enjoy and happy Friday!

    June 9, 2022/Reply