Happy Friday, happy mid-July, happy summer everybody. It has just been glorious here in New England and the weekend forecast looks like it’s gonna be one for the books. Ready for some beach time, sunshine and BBQs. Hope all of you do something this weekend that makes you smile (and laugh, laughing is good).
Jess (J) & Caylin (C)
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…
There’s a lot of crazy, scary things happening in the world. But this video of how a young girl decided to be the change should be an example to us all.
Edible straws might just be the perfect solution to ditching plastic, so cool!
In case you missed the sale pretty much everyone was talking about yesterday, it’s early access for the Nordstrom Anniversary sale, here’s my top ten. (J)
I went to Bywater in Warren, RI last night for our anniversary dinner and it was fantastic, the chicken salad just might change your life. (C)
Ribbons of zucchini, white beans, and pesto work so well together in this easy summer salad.
The trailer for this movie Eighth Grade is both equal parts heartbreaking, hilarious, and terrifying. It was an official selection at Sundance this year.
How one restaurant is doing their part to help support employees struggling with opioid addiction.
Another week, another icebox cake. Sorry, not sorry. This strawberry banana version looks fantastic.
Some helpful advice on cleaning up summer stains (like the strawberry stains all over my favorite tee shirt). (J)
How to tell the bad men from the good men—why we still haven’t figured out how to talk about having good sex.
Why making homemade onion dip is worth the effort—you’ll have to stop guests from licking the bowl clean.
This apartment tour by Scout Modern feels fresh and feminine.
With modern families stopping after two kids, the middle child might be going extinct.