Lunchtime Reading: December 10

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

  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 🙂
  7. A gift guide for the person in your life who is always anxious or stressed out. (Refinery 29)
  8. Another gift guide! 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 of go-to holiday outfits 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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Lunchtime Reading: July 30

  1. What this stylish photographer always keeps in his carry-on. (GM Lifestyle)
  2. I just ordered this Mountain Ocean body lotion and can’t wait to try it out!
  3. The language learning app is set to roll out Hawaiian language lessons soon and I really want to give it a try! The real question is when will they start offering Arabic for English users? (Hawaii News Now)
  4. 10 essential items to get if you want the California Girl style. (The Zoe Report)
  5. I am currently obsessed with Refinery 29’s Money Diaries series and just read this one about an MBA student who works in the wedding industry!
  6. 7 steps to your most relaxing bathroom ever. (Domino)
  7. The newest beauty ingredient that’s all over blogs: tea tree oil. (Into the Gloss)
  8. 7 most versatile pieces for your summer wardrobe. (The Everygirl)
  9. The best travel-size beauty products to take on your next trip. (CN Traveller)
  10. Millennials’ drinking habits are causing a crisis for America’s most iconic beers. (Business Insider)

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Lunchtime Reading: July 26

  1. I am obsessed with this map dress— I can’t wait to wear it as a teacher 🙂
  2. It’s already over half way through the year. Um, what?! Here’s how my New Years Resolutions are going 🙂
  3. Loved this read about making sure your goals are what you want– not what everyone else does! (The Everygirl)
  4. 8 major fashion trends for fall 2018 that you should know. (Harper’s Bazaar)
  5. I went to Europe! Check out this post about my time in Geneva, Switzerland 🙂 I will have more posts up later!
  6. Not sure how I’m so late to the party, but I purchased this cult beauty favorite and it is definitely worth the hype.
  7. My guide for this weekend: a chill guide to NYC. (Girls Night In Club)
  8. I’ve heard of third-wave feminism, but third-wave coffee shops? Apparently, they’re a thing.
  9. Tom Newton from Into the Gloss is everything. Loving his newest blog post about his obsession with fancy body wash. (Into the Gloss)
  10. Airbnbs might seem like a cheap option, but they are not in these cities. (CN Traveler)

Lunchtime Reading: June 14

  1. The statement earrings you need for this summer. (The Everygirl)
  2. How to make time for the things that actually matter. (Girl Boss)
  3. I just ordered these earrings in wine and this dress in yellow. Add some wedges and a jean jacket for the perfect summer outfit!
  4. This review of the novel Circe has me wanting to read the book! (Hitha on the Go)
  5. The golden rules of office happy hour: do’s and dont’s edition. (Levo)
  6. No money for vacation? Here’s how to fall in love with your own city. (The Everygirl)
  7. 4 ways to lunch like a Parisienne. (Darling Magazine)
  8. Everything you need to know about applying sunscreen the right way. (Into the Gloss)
  9. 50 most beautiful places in Europe– I’m going to a few of them this summer!! (CN Traveler)
  10. Hold the phone: Abra has found the perfect camisole! (The Work Edit)

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