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: 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: 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: May 14

  1. 10 different types of Americans you’ll meet in Paris. (The Local)
  2. How to stop picking at your skin once and for all. (Into the Gloss)
  3. The Everygirl’s summer bucket list. I kinda want to make my own now!
  4. I just ordered this bath bomb and this body scrub from Sol de Janiero. Can’t wait to try them out! 🙂
  5. 97 things you can do like a French girl. (The Cut)
  6. Alternatively, why I don’t want to dress like a French girl. (also from The Cut)
  7. How Glossier became so popular. Interesting read! (Business Insider)
  8. 45 travel movies that will give you serious wanderlust! (CN Traveler)
  9. How to style the colorful crewneck sweaters we all have in our closets. (The Work Edit)
  10. Wellness has a diversity problem. These women are changing that. (Fast Company)

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Lunchtime Reading: April 23

  1. Why do people conflate having bad skin with being a bad person? (Racked)
  2. 3 ways to reinvigorate your work ethic. (Babes Who Hustle)
  3. I ordered this honey mask from Sephora’s sale, and I love it! It tingles a little at first but it leaves my skin feeling so soft and looking super glowy!
  4. 7 email templates you’ll need when you start a new job. (The Muse)
  5. How to spring clean your space for less clutter and more self-care. (Girls’ Night In)
  6. Check out this cool “wedding black book” to see all the beauty prep one woman did for her wedding! (Into The Gloss)
  7. 50 positive affirmations you should tell yourself daily. (The Everygirl)
  8. Travel guide for the next big vacation spot: Malta. (The Everygirl)
  9. I just found Capitol Standard and it’s my new favorite hub for all things DC!
  10. 10 tricks used by women who age well. (The Zoe Report)

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Lunchtime Reading: March 9

  1. The story behind James Ivory’s Timothee Chalamet t-shirt at the Oscars. (BBC)
  2.  I ordered a wrap shirtleggings, and a cardi from Nordstrom’s weekend collection. Will report back.
  3. Orange City: where the small town American Dream lives on. (New Yorker)
  4. I can’t wait to try on my new purchases from ModCloth: a maxi dress in cream, a two-tone shirt dress, this comfy jersey dress in black, and another maxi dress.
  5. Get ready for a night out with these fresh finds. (Into the Gloss)
  6. How to pack for travel like a pro. (Hitha on the Go)
  7. For plus-size ladies, Ellen Tracy makes amazing dresses. This blue sheath dress is sooo flattering and comfy too!
  8. The working girl’s guide to mastering your second day hair. (The Work Edit)
  9. I can’t get enough of Jessica Rose Parr and her travel blogging! (The Layover Life)
  10. A look at how micellar water actually works on your skin. (Hitha on the Go)

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Lunchtime Reading: February 22

  1. These trends for 2018 are amazing and I want to try them all! Especially the scrunchies. (The Everygirl)
  2. Five ways to wake up with the hair of your dreams. (Refinery 29)
  3. Army awards medal for heroism to 3 teens killed in Florida shooting. (NPR)
  4. Don’t miss Nordstrom’s semi-annual sale. This shirt and this bag caught my eye.
  5. Beauty products that you’ll actually use. (Into the Gloss)
  6. Modest fashion is a new industry that’s gaining traction, and earlier this week London held the second annual Modest Fashion Week. (The Daily Mail)
  7. Speaking of modest fashion, Shabby Apple is an American-based modest fashion brand.
  8. Timothee Chalamet has perfect hair and I’m all about it. (Refinery 29)
  9. There’s a new name for lengthy LinkedIn posts: broetry. (BuzzFeed)
  10. All the gear you need to actually sleep on a plane. (CN Traveler)

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