Weekend Reading, 6.19.21.

Weekend Reading, 6.19.21 green puff sleeve dress
dress // earrings // bag // heels

Happy Saturday. This was a lovely week (despite so many thunderstorms?) A few furniture deliveries and an apartment that is starting to feel like home, a bunch of work, preparing for a fun event with Hampden Clothing next week (if you happen to be on St. Simon’s Island on Wednesday evening, COME – Liz and I will both be there! I’ve had a friend in town visiting since Thursday morning and we are doing all the things. A four year old’s birthday today, a fun dinner tonight at one of my most favorite restaurants, Father’s Day stuff and maybe the beach tomorrow. I hope you had a great week, and wish you the most wonderful weekend!  xoxo

Weekend Reading 6.19.21

Today is Juneteenth. Here are some things I’ve been reading through this week: The Ongoing Significance of Juneteenth and Juneteenth is finally a federal holiday. I loved the NMAAHC’s Juneteenth programming (this a great primer on what it is and why it’s important) and also this list of resources from the LA Times. I also thought it was interesting to see how different companies are celebrating it this year.

On getting back to “normal,” and having lost our social skills.

These yellow sandals came in the mail this week and they are amazing. Kinda want all the colors.

I want to make all of these salads!

Loved this conversation between Calida Rawles, Amy Sherald, and Ta-Nehisi Coates.

This Farm Rio white lace dress is stunning.

What a dreamy SoCal home tour!

Current fav inexpensive sandals.

How early should you actually get to the airport?

This coconut cream pie chia pudding sounds so good.

SUCH a good amazon find: these marble ceramic bowls!

These joyful reunions melted my heart.

This crocheted tote is the perfect beach bag.

Amazon meets Etsy… but for Black-owned businesses.

Very excited for season two of The Morning Show! 

Feels like we just have so much good TV to look forward to.

Love the sweet Liberty pattern of this breezy nightgown dress.

How to prevent mosquito and bug bites.

I need another smocked dress like a hole in the head but love this one! Blue and red are so pretty together.

In NYC? Check out this store that sells only orange wine!

YUM – pork chops + peaches!

Still one of my favorite / best purchases of spring/summer: this white eyelet dress.

How to show your passion in a resume and cover letter.

I bought these denim shorts last week and they are SO cute.

Ooooh – a dessert dip that is basically Dunkaroos for grownups.

The best TV shows of 2021 so far.

How gorgeous are these handmade raffia sandals?

Energizing afternoon habits.

What a pretty gingham wrap top!

LGBTQ+ author-recommended books.

Cluttercore – big fan of this anti-minimalist decor trend!

These woven slides are so great. I love the red!

Love how much these IKEA shelves look like custom built-ins!

Aw! Look at this cute dog playing with dolphins..

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photos by Clay Austin.

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  1. Kathryn says 6.19.21

    I look forward to reading this post every Saturday with my coffee. Such a fun list of things to see and read. Thank you!

  2. Steph says 6.19.21

    The smocked dress link takes you to a jewelry cleaner, not the dress.

  3. Mackenzie K P says 6.19.21

    I truly look forward to reading these every weekend. Think I’m going to start The Morning Show today!

  4. Kimberly says 6.19.21

    re: losing social skills — I went to a happy hour with some colleagues on Thursday night. There was valet parking and I smoothly took my tag from the valet and walked away. “Miss? Miss? I need the keys!” he called out.

    So smooth.