Weekend Reading, 9.25.21.

Grace Atwood 40th birthday party | Weekend Reading 9.25.21

Tonight is my fortieth birthday party! (Monday is my actual birthday). I am really, really looking forward to it. It’s been a lot of work and planning (and somewhat embarrassingly) I’ve been having stress dreams about it all week. But now it’s here! I have friends in from out of town, and I am just feeling very happy, ready, and excited for a fun night. Also, the weather this weekend is just a dream: it’s that wonderful (not humid) warm but not hot Charleston fall weather. Wishing you a great weekend, whatever you’re up to… enjoy this week’s links! Xoxo

Weekend Reading, 9.25.21

What to read this fall, according to your zodiac sign.

Genuinely conflicted on if I need shearling birks. They look so comfy.

Really loved this piece about long distance relationships.

26 books to read by Latinx authors.

The new Sarah Flint round toe pumps are so pretty. Use SARAHFLINT-GRACE50 to get $50 off your first pair.

The correct order to apply your skincare routine.

Absolutely love these beach paintings.

Ooh this + this = the perfect little lounge set.

Loved this roundup of fall things (movies, TV, books, recipes, fashion, etc) from Cup of Jo.

I thought this piece about dating and oversharing was spot on and really interesting.

This little mini dress will look so great with knee high boots.

Such a fun and colorful New York City home.

Love the oversized collar on this cute fall dress.

I’m so looking forward to One of us is Lying….

(I loved the book and now it will be a show – though now I guess I need to get Peacock?)

Apple cheddar cheese straws!

A review of the plastic birkenstocks.

I really love this pretty Madewell top.

Let’s retire the phrase “working mom.”

How pretty is this little beaded clutch?

What an incredible home tour.

How to be more hopeful.

This $20 travel jewelry case would make such a pretty gift.

The book club revolution.

I love all the snaps on this (rather sexy?) henley.

Loving Athena’s new rug collection.

The joy of visiting a bookstore in real life.

A pretty smocked dress in a gorgeous fall color palette.

Pretty excited about these new Dr. Bader launches.

Current fav retinol serum. Leaves skin smooth and glowy!

A beautiful (and extremely impressive) home remodel.

How to travel better this holiday season.

My new favorite rain coat. (It’s been POURING down here!).

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  1. Sharon Kreger:

    Get the shearling birks, you won’t regret it! I’m on my third pair 🙂

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  2. Kathryn:

    Happy Birthday Grace! May this year bring you health, happiness, and many new adventures!

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  3. Betsy:

    I have been eyeing the shearling birks for a few years. I found some shearling lined Tevas on deep discount at Nordstrom and I love them! Once they bite the dust I’m definitely getting the Birks. I live in Austin and they are going to be great for fall and winter here.

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    • Betsy:

      Also: Happy Birthday!

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  4. Bee:

    Happy Birthday Grace! I just purchased the shearling clog Birks (new this year)and have no regrets! Very comfy and feel completely different then their sandals or even the traditional leather clog. Just searching for the perfect faux shearling pullover to match ✌ Enjoy your weekend and make a wish!!

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  5. Regina:

    Happy birthday Grace! Can’t wait to see the photos and hear all about your party. Life only gets better as you get older, I promise!!

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  6. Keyondria:

    Happy Birthday!!

    9.27.21 Reply