Blissful Monday, mates! And a contented SHORT week at that!
It’s time for one more version of On a High Note: A Monday roundup of inspiring, fascinating and/or useful snippets and concepts to attempt, learn, make, cook dinner, drink, do, and so forth!
Earlier than you head out for the lengthy weekend (whether or not bodily or mentally 😉), learn on for this week’s highlights!
On a Excessive Notice: Vol 12
“The place my plant killers at!?!?! This app goes to CHANGE YOUR LIFE. Big shoutout to my sister in legislation for turning me on to this–obtain the “Picture This” app. You are taking a photograph of your plant, and it brings up tremendous particular directions on the best way to look after it, widespread points, and so forth.
For instance, this palm (it’s a Sago Palm, which I didn’t know till it informed me) was going downhill and I couldn’t determine why, so I took a photograph of it, and it lead me to determine that it was getting an excessive amount of direct daylight and I used to be watering it too usually. I moved it inside and stopped watering it a lot and it’s already wanting higher!
Aspect observe: It additionally informed me it’s VERY toxic!!! You shouldn’t personal one if in case you have small children or pets, who prefer to eat them!!” -Jess
“Have you ever guys seen the most recent season of Queer Eye but?! I simply completed it and already miss it! There’s a actually good group of individuals this season (and set in Philadelphia!), and each feel-good episode restores your religion in humanity. Extremely suggest in the event you’re searching for one thing pleased and candy on the finish of the day!” – Kendall
A Kombucha LaCroix Spritz!
“I invented probably the most primary of primary drinks (whereas managing to knock over and spill a bottle of Aperol within the course of) and Y’ALL ARE GOING TO LOVE.👏🏼 IT. 😂 As you recognize, I like Aperol Spritzes. Generally you don’t need to crack open a complete bottle of Prosecco simply to have one Spritz, you recognize? It’s additionally good to combine it up occasionally.
“So, this combines two of my different favourite drinks––Kombucha and LaCroix––to make a scrumptious, low ABV cocktail. There are not any guidelines right here, truthfully and you should utilize no matter ratios you want. I did 1/third of every Aperol, Kombucha (your favourite taste), and Tangerine LaCroix. (I’d use any citrus LaCroix!) SO GOOD. You may also simply sub in one other liqueur, like Campari, which is extra bitter and stronger. (Which Neal prefers.) Garnish with an orange slice in the event you’re feeling actually wild. P.S. You possibly can watch me make it on these stories and I’m a catastrophe and clearly haven’t any future in bartending.” –Jess
“I’m excited to make some patriotic treats this weekend! Rising up, I at all times spent the vacation with my grandparents and my grandma made the most effective strawberry shortcake topped with strawberries and blueberries within the form of the American flag. I assumed it was the best factor ever (nonetheless do) and love developing with new festive methods to model 4th of July snacks! This Domino roundup has some nice ones!” — Kendall
“This Medium piece will actually get you thinking- particularly proper now! For those who, together with each different millennial, learn Sheryl Sandberg’s Lean In or adopted Sophia Amoruso’s rise and fall from Nasty Gal, learn this. The creator shares how the “girlboss” didn’t change the system; she thrived inside it. And now that the system is cracking, so is that this icon of millennial hustle. I gained’t give an excessive amount of away, however I cherished this bit: “The rise and fall of the girlboss says extra about how comfy we’ve grow to be mixing capitalism with social justice, as we glance to firms to implement social modifications as a result of we’ve misplaced religion in our public establishments to take action. As People grow to be much less spiritual, and our mistrust in politicians grows, we more and more flip to firms and influencers for ethical management.” — Kendall
ALLLL the bike shorts!!
“Over the weekend, I ordered three pairs of biker shorts to check drive, as a result of so many have been asking for a evaluate/styling session, and my favourite pairs from Alo are ALWAYS bought out!!
I’ll report again with a evaluate quickly, however I ordered these biker shorts from Girlfriend Collective in inexperienced (the #1 model you all had been RAVING about! Accessible in XXS-6XL! 👏🏼) I additionally bought a pair Terry bike shorts in “warm rust” from Lou & Grey (solely $35!) and this green camo pair from Lululemon (I do know. Me. Camo. What’s truthfully occurring? I used to be actually feeling impressed from planning our tenting journey, I feel. 2020 is wild.) Keep tuned for a evaluate on how all of them measure up!” -Jess
“I discovered this Elle article re: the Black in Trend Council actually superior. As you recognize, many manufacturers and firms within the vogue and media industries have revealed their variety of Black executives and staff, and are falling brief on illustration. The Black in Trend Council is newly based by Teen Vogue editor Lindsay Peoples Wagner and Sandrine Charles to demand accountability and monitor outcomes from firms for actionable change. They’ve additionally teamed up with the Human Rights Marketing campaign to develop an equality index rating that can present ‘benchmarking round company insurance policies and practices pertinent to the inclusivity of Black staff,’ with the primary rating due June 2021. It’s a tremendous step in the fitting course for 2 industries which have lots of work to do! For those who see a model that wants enchancment, think about urging them to work with the Black in Trend Council!” — Kendall
Blissful Monday, everybody! Cheers to the brief week forward! ❤️
Creator: “KendallSchoemann — thegoldengirlblog.com “