Click. Read. Love. 8.21.20

What to Plant in June and July

Hi everyone. If you read this early enough, you probably noticed I published it without even writing an intro, and that is a good indicator of my week. A bit frazzled and overwhelmed with work and other things but looking forward to unplugging a bit this weekend and hopefully getting in a beach day. Hope all of you have a good 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
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Click. Read. Love. 8.21.20

So inspirational! These teens are biking from California to New York—here’s what they’re learning on their journey.

A hopefully plan to combat COVID-19 that could give us our lives back.

The kale in my garden is still exploding and I found this yummy looking kale and savory chickpea salad that I can’t wait to try! (C)

Harnessing the power of tater tot Fridays in 2020.

Sephora’s Beauty Insider sale ends Sunday ($15 off $75 or $20 off $100). Here’s a few favorites: Necessaire Body Wash (especially eucalyptus) Farmacy Honeymoon Glow (amazing night serum), Glow Recipe Enzyme Cleansing Balm, GlowScreen (use this every morning), Drunk Elephant Bronzing Drops (mix this in to sunscreen, moisturizer or foundation for a gorgeous glow), Briogeo Avocado Hair Mask (makes my hair SO soft and shiny). (J)

We’re thinking about re-doing our stairs and this article on how to update stair treads was super helpful, plus it’s from another RI blogger! (C)

Can the cooking concept mise en place help you be more productive when working from home?

I’m so excited about the launch of Jenn’s (Shore Creative) blog. Her first post about properly crediting artists and creatives is a good one.

A revealing portrait about Joe Biden and his stutter.

Have you guys watched the docuseries [Un]Well on Netflix? It looks at various trends and practices in the wellness industry. Craig and I have seen a few episodes and it’s pretty wild.

Buckle up, this article is a deep dive into the YouTube vloggers, The Stauffer’s, adoption controversy. It raises some really interesting questions about children and family content on social media sites.

This tomato tart needs to happen asap, also I love the point Deb makes in the post about how fun it is to read a book that has mouthwatering food descriptions.

Two things I got for fall that I’m excited about, this organic cotton jumpsuit from Outerknown and this blouse made from 100% recycled polyester. I love that they don’t use any plastic in their shipping materials either. (J)

What a fun way to think about your relationship with your significant other.

I can’t stop thinking about Immigration Nation. It’s a look into ICE operations in the US. I found it deeply upsetting. It’s hard to watch but also feels necessary to understand what’s happening.

Tips for learning a new language as an adult.

A look at women’s suffrage at 100—one of my former editors created this piece and has been getting a ton of well-deserved press for it. So happy for her! (C)

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2 Comments

  1. Cheryl Vieira wrote:

    Wondering where your bicycle basket is from. 🙂

    8.24.20 | Reply
    • Jess wrote:

      It’s so old I honestly don’t remember but I think I got it on Amazon. I just searched metal bicycle basket.

      8.24.20 | Reply