Lunchtime Reading: January 30

  1. Tired of visiting overcrowded cities on vacation? Try out these 10 underrated destinations instead. (Washington Post)
  2. This app helps you keep track of all the book/movie/restaurant recommendations you get from your friends. I just downloaded it and love it!
  3. How to dress for winter like a french girl. Doesn’t really apply to me in sunny San Diego, but still. Fun read! (The Everygirl)
  4. After having minor surgery today, I’m loving these 10 ways to improve your recovery post-op. (Very Well Health)
  5. Or Gotham is back at it again with his guide on how to relax. (Into The Gloss)
  6. 14 photos that prove Switzerland is a winter wonderland. (CN Traveler)
  7. Why even in 2019 women’s restrooms still have longer lines than men’s. (The Atlantic)
  8. 17 hidden gems on Amazon, as told by millennial women. (Refinery 29)
  9. Away, my fave luggage brand, makes Dopp Kits now and they look so nice! Very minimal and clean. Love it.
  10. How to be a better plant parent. (Domino)

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Lunchtime Reading: December 28

  1. Internally freaking out about “tech neck”, the newest thing that causes wrinkly skin. Oh boy. (Spine Health)
  2. If you are now as worried about your neck as I am, fear not: this skincare guide is a good intro. (The Everygirl)
  3. My sister got me Glow Recipe’s blueberry cleanser and wow is it amazing! πŸ™‚
  4. Love this beginner’s guide to winter skincare. (The Work Edit)
  5. This is what happens when you don’t drink enough water. (Eat This Not That)
  6. Losing weight is hard, but you can make it easier by enlisting help from your doctor. (Very Well Fit)
  7. Can’t wait to try the 8 best beauty products from Trader Joe’s. (Barefoot Blonde)
  8. Thanks to Abra’s suggestion, I am now drooling over this beautiful workout jacket that’s on sale at Nordstrom!
  9. I just finished The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg and loved it πŸ™‚
  10. 40 things you can do to be happier and healthier in 2019. (The Everygirl)

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Lunchtime Reading: December 21

  1. This morning travel routine looks so calming and soothing. It makes me want to start one for my own trips! (Hitha on the Go)
  2. My parents got me this Tyrolean cookbook for Christmas and I can’t wait to try out the recipes πŸ™‚
  3. This homebody gift guide is so luxurious and I love it! (Gal Meets Glam)
  4. What is Korean skincare and why is it so popular? (CNN)
  5. I started using this meditation app and it has worked wonders in the few days I’ve been using it. You have to pay after the five days, but it is so worth it!
  6. Old Navy’s luxe tees are my go-to for travelling. They are extremely comfortable and look expensive but are a complete steal!
  7. I hiked part of the Hardergrat this summer and I am already dreaming of going back. My hope is that next time I go back I can run the entire trail!
  8. This Mandala coloring book looks super relaxing and perfect for de-stressing.
  9. Why it’s important for everyone, but especially teachers, to take care of themselves during the holidays. (Concordia University- Portland)
  10. This eye-opening piece on self-care after surgery is a must-read for anyone who is healing, physically or otherwise. (Girls’ Night In)

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Lunchtime Reading: December 10

It’s December!!!! Arguably one of the best months of the year πŸ™‚ In honor of the holiday season being upon us, today’s lunchtime reading is all about Christmas πŸ™‚ 

  1. Have you ever wondered what happens to unsold Christmas trees? (USA Today)
  2. I am waiting with bated breath for this year’s Hater’s Guide to the Williams-Sonoma Catalog. To keep busy while we wait, here’s the one from last year. (Deadspin)
  3. Is this holiday dress from Gal Meets Glam practical? No. But is it lovely? Yes!!!
  4. The 23 best places to spend Christmas. (CN Traveler)
  5. A beautiful repository of Christmas cookie recipes. (Real Simple)
  6. I can’t wait to try out this neck pillow on my way home for the holidays πŸ™‚
  7. A gift guide for the person in your life who is always anxious or stressed out. (Refinery 29)
  8. Another gift guide!Β This one is for your friend who loves staying in as much as you do. (Girls’ Night In)
  9. The holidays aren’t easy for everyone. If they bring on feelings of stress or depression check out these tips for coping. (Mayo Clinic)
  10. This list ofΒ go-to holiday outfitsΒ will definitely be my guide as I pack to go back to Maryland! (The Everygirl)

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Lunchtime Reading: November 30

Happy Friday! Start the weekend early with these 10 fun things:

  1. I’ve been waiting all year for this and it’s finally here! Check out Into the Gloss’s Top 25 Beauty Products of 2018.
  2. The definitive Christmas Countdown Checklist for all your holiday season needs. (Real Simple)
  3. Fancy water bottles aren’t worth the money, but they may change your life. (Bloomberg)
  4. Speaking of which, I just ordered this teal Hydroflask and can’t wait for it to come in!
  5. The Everygirl’s holiday gift guide has something for everyone on your list. I really like this pink scarf and these cream slippers.
  6. Seven creative ways to give thanks this holiday season. (Gal Meets Glam)
  7. How Away made luggage an attainable status symbol. (CN Traveler)
  8. I can’t wait to try this Christmas Cookie Bars Recipe. (The Rebel Chick)
  9. The definitive guide to keeping your bathroom clean. (Into the Gloss)
  10. How to make the best of a long layover. (The Everygirl)

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Lunchtime Reading: October 8

  1. What to pack in a carry-on, according to the pros. (CN Traveler)
  2. Currently reading Circe by Madeline Miller and oh my gosh is it good.
  3. Gal Meets Glam is the newest blog I’ve started following and I love it!
  4. Anyone who loves fall will appreciate this list of fall activities, ranked. (The Cut)
  5. Interesting read about how non-scale victories can actually help you lose weight. (Women’s Health)
  6. Solving common organizing challenges with Abra. (The Work Edit)
  7. Aziz Ansari’s new standup is a cry against extreme wokeness. (The New Yorker)
  8. Thinking of getting this bottle-cleaning brush from Amazon. Thoughts?
  9. Everyone who wears sandals needs to read this foot care guide. (Into The Gloss)
  10. I love almost everything Julia Engel designs, but this dress takes the cake.

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Lunchtime Reading: August 1

  1. How to be the best roommate ever. This was written for college girls, but anyone can use its advice! (Her Campus)
  2. 10 items that will make you look super chic when it’s hot outside. (The Everygirl)
  3. Check out my newest guide on the best coffee shops to visit in Washington, DC.
  4. 7 ridiculous products you can buy on Gwyneth Paltrow’s website, including psychic vampire repellant. This is not a joke. (Moneyish)
  5. Here are the year’s top dorm decorating ideas, according to Etsy. (Real Simple)
  6. The best drugstore beauty buys of summer 2018. (Into the Gloss)
  7. This shower gel came in the mail yesterday and OMG it smells so amazing.
  8. Why you should revisit your New Years Resolutions. (The Everygirl)
  9. The pros and cons of living in a loft apartment. (Home Edit)
  10. Ten skincare products that are always selling out on Dermstore. I want them all!

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