Anyone else feel like they’re living in a time warp? Marin turns 1 next Friday. Yesterday we had our farewell event with Sephora Squad and I realized how quickly a year has gone by. Last January feels so far away I can barely remember it, and at the same time I blinked and Marin is going from a baby to a toddler. If this past year has taught me anything it’s to cherish the time we have. Taking Fridays and Saturdays off of social media has been one small way for me to do that. I’ve been reflecting a lot about my values, intentions and goals, it took me quite a while to decide if I even wanted to set any for this year. I have some thoughts to share and I will very soon. Wishing all of you a great weekend and hopefully, some restorative time for yourself, whatever that looks like.
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)
Click. Read. Love. 1.29.21
Equilibria‘s new subscriber sale did so well they are doing it again! If you are a new subscriber you can take 50% off your first month, plus 20% off ALL subscription orders after that. Use my code jessannkirby50. Sale ends Sunday (here’s my blog post on CBD).
We f*ck&ng knew it! Turns out swearing might be good for?!
I was an introvert before the pandemic. At some point we have to talk to strangers again. This is helpful. (J)
A playful interview with Phoebe Dynevor from Bridgerton with lots of fun behind the scenes details.
The perfect complement to your grilled cheese? Kimchi. (C)
We got this Montessori Climber for Marin’s first birthday and I can’t wait to give it to her. It took a few weeks to ship but it was worth the wait!
Loved this more personal post from Grace on thinking about her life like chapters in a book.
Do you find yourself worrying about what other people think of you? This might help.
SPOILERS do not read if you haven’t seen Promising Young Woman and are planning on it. If you have and you feel like you need to talk about the ending, read this.
BRB legit drooling over this sweater from a sustainable brand I discovered on Net-A-Porter.
Alessandra Olanow‘s new book of drawings, I Used to Have a Plan: But Life Had Other Ideas, chronicles a difficult time in her life. Here are a few excerpts where she talks about what grief feels like.
Spend $100 at Follain and get a free bestsellers kit ($72 value) until 1/31. A few favorites: Manuka Honey Cleansing Balm, the Follain Hydrating Mask, Indie Lee Mind & Body Gel (so good for headaches).
Just in case you missed it last week, double masking is now a thing and might be helpful in protecting you from the new Covid variants.
On that note I got these KN95 masks to wear under a cloth mask.
A journalist spent 3 weeks in a QAnon chat room. It’s an eye opening and somewhat haunting look at the way conspiracy theories pull people in.
The GameStop Reddit situation explained, a thread.
The financial advice you should not take from TikTok.
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