Heading over to my friend Emily’s house this morning to work on a project together and I’m so excited. Taking this on feels scary but also exhilarating. It’s been a while since I did something to challenge myself and do something out of my comfort zone.
I’m loving this week’s CRL, there are so many great reads, as always, hope you enjoy and thanks for reading.
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. 6.4.21
Have you heard of Faye Schulman—we hadn’t and she was such a badass.
If you’re not drinking this summer here are eight mocktail recipes that look so refreshing.
A beautifully written essay from Ayana on why she doesn’t regret announcing her pregnancy “too early” (TW: miscarriage).
So I’m over here bummed about Mare of Easttown ending, but I did find this other great HBO show Hacks. It’s a totally different vibe, but maybe that’s a good thing? (C)
If you’re feeling anxious about things going back to normal, you’re not alone.
A great Father’s Day gift, if you missed my IG stories, this new bundle from OurPlace is awesome.
Their knife trio and walnut cutting board is a new staple in our kitchen. Use my code JESSKIRBY10 for 10% off site wide (can’t be combined with bundle discounts). (J)
Why it’s important to know and understand the deeply radical origins of Pride Month.
So remember all those laundry stripping videos that came out awhile back, I’ve always wanted to try it but was iffy about some of the detergents being used. However! This method from Branch Basics seems to get the job done with products I use and love already. (C)
Congrats to this female founded, RI-based sustainable swimwear brand that launched this week!
When the weather gets hot, there’s no reason why a tasty homemade dip and its accoutrements can’t be dinner. Here’s a round-up of the best of the best dip and spreads.
Naomi Osaka and how sports has a long way to go in the mental health space.
“In 2017 Fawn Weaver began bottling Uncle Nearest Premium Whiskey as a passion project to honor Nearest Green, the formerly enslaved distiller who taught Jack Daniel how to make whiskey. Four years later, her bourbon has sold nearly 1.5 million bottles, according to a recent report in The Spirits Business.” Now she’s helping bankroll other minority-owned spirit businesses.
How to stop living in infinite browsing mode—”The pleasures of commitment are deeper and more satisfying than keeping your options open.”
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