Happy Friday. We’re in full nesting mode over here while also working away on the addition and trying to crank out as much work as possible in the next two weeks. There’s been a large pile of clean baby clothes in the nursery haunting me all week so I think that’s on my agenda for weekend. Lots of really great links from this week, hope you enjoy.
If you’re looking for something to buy, try, read, share or pin, we’ve got you covered. Here’s the best of the week…
Jess (J) & Caylin (C)
Required reading-Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat cookbook author Samin Nosrat on learning how to be kinder to yourself.
This Asian chicken and rice bowl makes for a quick and easy weeknight dinner.
One of my favorite sustainable brands is having a sale this weekend (30% off sitewide and up to 80% off sale). Their fabrics are super soft and great quality. I got Craig sweats and a tee (he’s 6’3″ and wears large). He loves this style too. I got myself this pair of leggings, this high rise pair, thermal joggers (small) and matching henley. (J)
Women lose when we pick a side in the Kate vs Meghan culture war.
A long history of Karens. It definitely makes you think about the power of a name.
What to always leave out of your cover letter.
As if we needed another reason to love Ayanna Presley.
Wait, don’t throw that in the garbage, here’s how to recycle some things that might seem like regular trash.
How a viral headline turned a sportswriter into a priest.
Truly wondering how I’ve gone so long without this beauty product. It’s like a spa in a bottle and my favorite part of my skincare routine. (J)
How cool is this unique idea for a different kind of date night from Cup of Jo?
More from Click. Read. Love. 1.17.20
On fostering a growth mindset, and teaching kids to fail.
This fresh and bright kale pesto would work with a variety of noodles if you don’t want to do whole wheat.
Most exciting news ever, West Elm now has Fair Trade certified hemp bedding (basically one of the most eco-friendly fabrics out there). I LOVE their linen bedding so I can’t wait to try the hemp. The natural/desert flax stripe is exactly the look we’re going for in our new master. (J)
Taking introversion to the next level. Apparently, there are four kinds?
What is sleep? Everything is uncomfortable these days but Headspace has been a lifesaver for helping me relax and get back to sleep from my numerous middle of the night wake ups. (J)
Are these the design trends that will disappear in 2020? Some of these might be a little controversial, what trends to you want to wave goodbye to?
Quite the book list, here’s everything Grace from The Stripe read in case you’re looking for some inspiration.