April showers bring May flowers right? They freaking better. We have a weekend of rain in the forecast but it gives us an excuse to put the finishing touches on the basement, that project went much faster than anticipated. I can’t wait until it’s warm enough to start putting plants in the ground, so many ideas, but we have to tackle our grub problem first, ah the joys of homeownership. Wishing all of you a great weekend.
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)
I’ve been in a cooking rut. I like to blame it on the changing seasons but then I found this list of all of the best weeknight recipes I’d ever need—I’m feeling inspired again! (C)
The hidden beauty of Coachella. Go for the music, stay for this amazing scenery.
Don’t miss the last day of the Shopbop sale. My top picks here (and a styling video on IGTV). (J)
The best bikini tops if you’re looking for a little more support.
Three things to keep in mind when you’re starting a new chapter in your life.
I had an amazing skin consult with Tara, the founder of Follain earlier this week (will share more of what I learned from her soon). If you’re new to clean beauty or to Follain, I highly recommend this healthy hydration kit and this lip kit. Both include some of my favorite products and are super affordable. (J)
From grains bowls to salads to salmon, this life-changing three ingredient sauce works on just about everything.
Why more couples are choosing to be married by a close friend instead of an officiant.
An interesting perspective on Instagram DM etiquette from Alex. Have to agree with some of these.
Art and sustainability are a pretty awesome combination! A fine artist friend of mine creates custom designs on Hydro Flasks and they look so freakin’ cool. You can customize your own too. (C)
Who else is excited about Beyonce’s Netflix documentary?!
An interesting new project from the NY Times exploring our privacy and what’s at stake in the digital age.
Some rescues are buying dogs from puppy mills. Here’s signs to look out for.
The young, female scientist behind the first image of a black hole.
It’s almost gardening season! We’re planning what to plant and how to landscape the front of the Cozy Ranch. I’ve got a Pinterest board going with some inspiration here.
OK not to make you more bitter about tax season, but this sucks.
So excited for gardening season! Love these links, thanks for sharing Jess!
I hope you have a great Friday,