What’d you get up to this week, guys? My week was mostly consumed by my sister’s wedding (!) and this photo shoot. Both exciting, both time consuming. Only one of them was fluffy.
I loved this post about the best of summer recipes and activities. (fried zucchini blossoms! tomato sandwiches!)
Ahhh! This swimsuit!
OH GOD YES. Parties we should be throwing instead of weddings.
Helpful! 18 diagrams to help you save your clothes (in the event that you want to roll your sleeves like they do at J. Crew.)
THIS DOCUMENTARY LOOKS FASCINATING.
Related: I’m Agnostic, but I liked this post about how to be an Atheist without being a dick about it.
(note: the writer’s tone is pretty condescending but a lot of the information she’s communicating is useful.)
Oh, but Martha Stewart is a badass.
In the event that you’re not quite where you thought you’d be in your 30s: 11 famous people who ‘made it’ after their thirtieth birthday.
There are tons of clothing retailers who manufacture plus size clothing but inexplicably refuse to carry in their stores and only sell it online. Do you think that’s stupid? Me, too. Here’s a draft of a letter you can send them to tell them how you feel about it.
Is it possible to have a sweet, loving, mutually supportive break up? And even sort of celebrate it? My girl Alex thinks so.
My relationship is ending — and I’ve decided that this time, I want to do it differently. “It” being the imminent conversations, the awkward pauses + tender embraces, the practical matters of packing + sorting (who’s mug is this? can I keep this shirt?) and of course, the goodbyes.
Still (somewhat) useful! 10 lifehacks from 100 years ago.
Also! If you appreciate my taste in links, you can always follow me on Twitter where I tweet my favorite read of the day every evening. If you’re really ambitious, you can check out the #yandy hashtag where the tweets have been handily organized for your reading pleasure.
Hope you had a great weekend!