Click. Read. Love. 1.13.23

By Jess & Caylin
13 Jan 2023
Click. Read. Love. 1.13.23
Photo by Mason Field on Unsplash

Happy Friday. It has been a slow-ish start to the new year around here. I’m trying to depart from my usual new year mode of feeling like I need to re-organize my entire life. It feels like being off social media is helping. I’ve already finished a book (loved it) and we’ve been building lots of fires in the addition. It’s been slower, mellow, nice. No big plans for the weekend but I’m about to dive into this book after a few friends recommended it. Wishing you all a good weekend.

Here’s the best of the week…
Jess (J) & Caylin (C)

Click. Read. Love. 1.13.23

How smart is your thermostat, really? (The Atlantic)

It seems crazy that this needs to be said, but as this opinion piece argues, “democracy rests on a measure of trust and respect among citizens…Guns, when carried as totems through public space, make this impossible.” (The New York Times)

Ways to recycle and repurpose your used clothing. (The Good Trade)

12 non-alcoholic cocktails to try. (Food + Wine)

Social media as addictive as tobacco? These lawsuits argue it is. (Axios)

It’s completely normal to feel sad instead of invigorated at the start of a new year. (Well + Good)

Roxane Gay on how your job is important, but not all important. (The New York Times)

I am very excited about this one piece bathing suit I got for our trip to Florida. How cute is this one I got for Marin? –Jess

“January is meant to be a fresh start, but the month always looks the same: a 31-day-long barrage of New Year’s weight loss ads falsely promising a “new you.” But research consistently shows that restrictive diets don’t work—and cause much more harm than good. We asked experts how to break the cycle. (Glamour)

Stay-at-home parents and working parents have so much more in common than just raising kids. (Romper)

Feeling the need to concentrate but you’re struggling? How to focus like it’s 1990. (The New York Times)

The podcast that helped solve a murder. (Vanity Fair)

Late to the party on this but just started watching The Bear and it’s so good! -Caylin

Will the parking lot one day feel passé? (Wired)

How to deal with inflation creep. (The Cut)

This article refers to the homework of adulthood and we’re laughing (but also, yes, it’s definitely homework). (NPR)

This washable cashmere turtleneck is so chic and super warm. Great for layering and really good for skiing and snowboarding. It looks amazing with black jeans or under a navy blazer. -Jess

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