Click. Read. Love. 11.6.21

By Jess & Caylin
6 Nov 2021
Jess Ann Kirby visits Barnard Silver Lake during a weekend getaway to Woodstock Vermont - Click. Read. Love. 11.6.21

Happy Saturday. We’ve had a mellow weekend so far. We took a long morning walk, it was COLD, and tonight we’re making tacos at home for dinner. The weather took a turn so quickly and I’m really not ready for it to be dark at 4pm. The next few weeks are pretty crazy from a work perspective, so I’m hoping we can all stay healthy. Highly unlikely I know but a girl can dream.

I’m excited to get into holiday mode and maybe even start decorating a little early. More gift guides coming this week and some exclusive deals from Follain and ABLE to name a few. Make sure you’re signed up for my newsletter so you don’t miss anything. Have a great weekend and enjoy this week’s links!

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. 11.6.21

On why toxic positivity is so annoying—”Forcing ourselves or others to always be positive can be harmful to our well-being and our relationships. There’s a better approach.”

For all you Farmhouse Pottery fans it’s their Birthday sale until Monday. Get 10% off sitewide no code needed. A great place to shop for holiday gifts!

Could this be the future of meat production? Spoiler: it’s greener and doesn’t call for any livestock to be killed.

This striped recycled cashmere sweater from Madewell is so cute and 25% off with code ESSENTIALS.

There’s a lot of debate about critical race theory, but something that’s really interesting, people seem to not really understand what it is but still have opinions on it. No good! This slightly older piece can be a great explainer.

Paid leave after pregnancy loss should absolutely be a national mandate.

Congrats to Michelle Wu for her historic win in Boston!

If you’re feeling hopeless about climate change, here are ninety-nine actionable ways to help! Sometimes doing a little something makes you feel more powerful.

Adding to my holiday wish list, these cozy mittens from L.L. Bean. I honestly can’t decide which color I like the most they’re all cute!

Insecure, which ends this season, depicted its characters as authentically flawed. “True representation is the ability to show your vulnerability,” said the co-creator and star Issa Rae.

If you’re looking to do more with less in your life, this book Minimalista from the lovely Shira Gill can help you eliminate clutter in a realistic and approachable way.

Emily Ratajkowski and Lisa Taddeo talk sex, rage, and Britney.

Give me anything with butternut squash these days! I love using it as a sauce for pasta and this creamy roasted garlic version might need to be put on my weekend rotation. (C)

Anyone a Yellowstone fan? It’s back for a fourth season on Sunday night.

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  1. Kelly wrote:

    Thank you for all the wonderful links! Great food for thought. I especially enjoyed the piece on the toxic side of chronic positivity. In the day of Instagram and where everything is curated and filtered to seem so lovely — I think it makes sense there’s this pressure to be happy happy and positive vibes 100% off the time. But I think it’s also really important to acknowledge real feelings and that life most definitely has its hard moments and problems.

    xoxo – Kelly

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