Weekend Reading.

weekend reading 12.2.17 | grace atwood, the stripe

Happy weekend! I wish I could tell you something really fascinating and interesting that I’m up to (my tree is up?), but I am actually working most of the weekend as I have a bunch of big projects in the works! What I’m probably most excited about is that on Sunday night I’m hosting 5 of my blogger girlfriends (Mary, Blair, Krystal, Meghan, + Taylor) for a little holiday dinner with West Elm. The tablescape I put together is so gorgeous – I’m really excited to share it with you next week! This was a busy week and I’m excited to sleep in a little bit today.

OH ALSO – things have been crazy in these parts but there are two new videos on Youtube that I haven’t put on the blog yet. First of all, there is this Q&A post that I put together, and then a little video from Thanksgiving on Cape Cod. Check them out if you have a minute!

And one last housekeeping thing! I finally created a Facebook Community Group for those of you who are looking to connect with likeminded friends in your city. I set it up yesterday and we already have over 300 members! This should be an easy way for you guys to connect, plan meet ups, and reach out to other readers if you travel to a new city and want to make new friends. You can join the group right this way (it’s private but I will approve you!)

I loved Julia’s tips for staying healthy during the holidays.

Can’t stop thinking about the lace on this dress. So gorgeous.

Super smart meal prep tips.

I thought this gift guide was really well done – all very cool, affordable, fun things!

I bought a bunch of these easy tees on Cyber Monday and they are so comfy!

I was absolutely obsessed with these four holiday looks (and the cute video!) that Julia put together.

Simple, classy heels at a really reasonable price.

Super interesting: what your fears say about you!

Gorgeous winter white.

The cutest party shoes!

How gorgeous is Mackenzie’s new home? I can’t wait to see how she decorates.

Possibly my favorite earrings at the moment. (They look particularly good on blondes.)

How to achieve the perfect holiday glow.

Some really cool beauty breakthroughs.

This is the perfect holiday flannel shirt.

I love Carly’s one girl, five outfits series and thought this installment was particularly inspiring.

Need this snuggly sweater; preferably in cobalt.

So obsessed with Jenn’s emerald green velvet dress.

Holy apartment envy: Jenna Lyons’ Soho loft is everything.

I got this distressed sweater this week and love it!

Now this is a wellness challenge I can get really into. 😉

These satin sandals are so pretty and are a great price!

Loved this tiny bathroom makeover.

How to perfectly wrap a present.

I really like the sleeves on this sweater.

Loved this gorgeous holiday home tour.

The cheeriest red turtleneck sweater!

Kat is so chic in camel and grey.

Krystal’s Fall clothing haul turned out so well.

This is the best fair isle sweater I’ve seen.

photo by Trent Bailey.

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  1. Charmaine Ng | Architecture & Lifestyle Blog:

    Love the meal prep tips link! I used to meal prep all the time but have fallen out of habit of it. Gotta get my game on!

    Charmaine Ng | Architecture & Lifestyle Blog

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    • grace at the stripe:

      Thank you Charmaine! x

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  2. Tracy:

    First, thank you for creating that Facebook Group. I know you mentioned it was a lot of work, connecting readers but it’s a wonderful group already!

    That article on Fear, spot on.

    Have a great weekend, Grace!

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    • grace at the stripe:

      Hope you had a great weekend, Tracy!

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  3. Briana:

    I loved the Danielle Moss home tour, too! So pretty and festive. Also, can’t wait for the NYC Stripe group to get together. Such a great idea 🙂

    Briana | youngsophisticate.com

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    • grace at the stripe:

      thanks briana! hope you had a great weekend!!!

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  4. Sara:

    Beautiful tree…looks like it’s full of ornaments that have special meaning for you. Great idea on the FB group too. Thank you!

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    • grace at the stripe:

      Thank you Sara!

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