Lunchtime Reading: February 6

  1. The most beautiful coffee shop in every state. (Architectural Digest)
  2. I can’t get this song out of my head. It’s so infectious and happy!
  3. Is preventative Botox a thing? Apparently it’s a thing. (Allure)
  4. I heard about this book while listening to a podcast last week and I can’t wait to download it on my iPad and read it.
  5. The look for less: leather biker jackets. (The Work Edit)
  6. Looking for a cafe to sit in while you work or study? This website helps you find just the right place.
  7. Which is the fastest growing state in America right now? (NPR)
  8. The perfect three-day getaway in Charleston, SC. (Travel+Leisure)
  9. 44 essentials for the early 2000’s girl. (Thought Catalog)
  10. Speaking of nostalgia, anyone born in the 90s will remember this print. (Huff Po)

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Lunchtime Reading: February 1

  1. Someone brought these brownies into work and I can’t wait to try out the recipe at home! (Sweet Anna’s)
  2. I recently discovered Eloquii and they have a lot of cute pieces for sizes 14-28!
  3. This is the perfect outfit for work—love the light neutrals! (The Work Edit)
  4. A great piece on self-care: how to hibernate healthily. (Darling Magazine)
  5. 14 ways to survive 14 hours in coach. (Washington Post)
  6. Some cute ideas for styling a wrap cardigan! (Extra Petite)
  7. I’m starting Accutane this week and in response to the stories I hear about it drying your skin out, I ordered this cleanser and this salve from Glossier.
  8. My new favorite Instagram: Drake lyrics on cake.
  9. Why book clubs matter in the age of tablets. (Publisher’s Weekly)
  10. This new gifting company is all over Facebook and I’m intrigued!

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Lunchtime Reading: January 30

  1. A list of the next NYC food trends that just might go viral. (Refinery 29)
  2. This feminine spring-wardrobe fashion edit has me so excited for spring! (Elizabeth Street Post)
  3. I’m currently in the middle of a 10-day no heat hair challenge. This is harder than I anticipated! Has anyone else done one before? What was it like?
  4. Get a free stopover on your next trip with these airlines. (Travel+Leisure)
  5. This whimsical dress is the perfect outfit for a date night! This one and this one are also absolutely gorgeous.
  6. How Australian coffee is taking America by storm. (Vogue)
  7. Channeling my inner goddess with these 8 tips. (Jordan Gray)
  8. What ignited our burning passion for luxury candles. (Racked)
  9. This blanket is seriously the most comfy throw in the world. 10/10 highly recommend. (via The Work Edit)
  10. The most popular Airbnbs in every European country. (CN Traveler)

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Lunchtime Reading: January 16

  1. Interesting read: a breakdown of which states are fit and which are fat. (Wash Post)
  2. I went to Saint Germain this weekend to get my hair done and I walked out feeling like a princess. Cannot recommend Necip, my stylist, highly enough!
  3. The ultimate list of travel essentials. (Travel + Leisure)
  4. Who is Katy Jurado and why is she on Google’s home page today? (Al Jazeera)
  5. Eight cozy Airbnb rentals for a winter getaway. (The Zoe Report)
  6. Some helpful skincare tips for those of us with sensitive skin. (Into the Gloss)
  7. The best hotel breakfasts in the world. I want them all! (CN Traveler)
  8. Want to start investing? Read this first. (CNN)
  9. A guide to fashion trends for spring 2018. (Ssense)
  10. Once I finish Accutane, I want to try out this serum that everyone raves about!

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Lunchtime Reading: January 11

Today’s Lunchtime Reading will be focused on beauty because I’ve been obsessing over it ever since I scheduled my hair appointment and facial for the long weekend ahead! Here ya go 🙂

  1. Spending on beauty isn’t shallow– it’s a sensible investment that improves your confidence, self-esteem, and productivity! (The Everygirl)
  2. How much do women pay to be beautiful? 4 women give their answers (Wall Street Journal) 
  3. The cost of having cystic acne. Spoiler: it’s not cheap. (Refinery 29) 
  4. Keeping with the cost of beauty theme, here’s what the gorgeous Jennifer Aniston spends on her beauty routine. (Business Insider)
  5. A no-nonsense skincare guide for your 20’s. (Byrdie) 
  6. Are hoops making a comeback? I hope so. Just ordered this pair from Nordstrom and I can’t wait to try them out! 
  7. What is this hyaluronic acid that keeps seems to be in every new skincare product? (Into the Gloss)
  8. I’m getting a facial on Saturday at Hela spa in Georgetown and can’t wait to blog about it!
  9. An ode to old-lady perfumes. (Style Caster)
  10. If you’re looking to build your wardrobe, this is a solid place to start. (The Everygirl)

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Lunchtime Reading: January 9

  1. Thirteen things you should give up if you want to be successful. (Thriving Global)
  2. Teens aren’t partying anymore, and here’s why. (Wired)
  3. Turtlenecks were cool before Drake. Read this to find out why. (Ssense)
  4. Young professionals go-to hang out idea is happy hour, but if you’re in the mood for something else, try these. (Yes and yes)
  5. This simple and oh-so-cool outfit is everything I want my style to be! (The Work Edit)
  6. Eight ways to bring hygge into your home. (The Everygirl)
  7. This is my new favorite hashtag on Instagram. (Girls’ Night In)
  8. A fashion start-up that caters to working women. (Wash Post)
  9. Move over milkshakes; soft-serve is the new Instagrammable dessert. (Chicago Tribune)
  10. In the 1920’s, sneaking aboard a ship was the way to go viral. (The New Yorker)

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Lunchtime Reading: January 2

First Lunchtime Reading of 2018! So exciting 🙂 I can’t wait for all the adventures this year!!

  1. Speaking of adventures, I am literally obsessed with American Nomad and their “Catch Flights, Not Feelings” apparel and accessories. I ordered this sticker for my laptop and this tee shirt.
  2. I love January because it’s a fresh start. Here are the 4 things I want to accomplish in 2018.
  3. Need ideas for your own new year resolutions? Check out this list. (The Everygirl)
  4. The best places to visit for every month of the year. (Business Insider)
  5. 31 reasons moving to Boise, Idaho is moving to Norman Rockwell’s America. (Boise Relocation)
  6. Move over, Millennial Pink. Purple is taking center stage. (NY Times)
  7. If you’re looking for somewhere unique to stay on your next vacay, check out this list of the 52 most successful Airbnbs in America. (Huff Post)
  8. The new book that everyone can’t stop talking about, including Obama. (NPR)
  9. Here’s a list of New Year’s resolutions based on your Myers-Briggs type. (Bustle)
  10. Tips for spicing up your wardrobe this month. (Lauren Conrad)

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