12 Books to Add To Your List ASAP

Summertime reading always feels luxurious to me. There's nothing quite like laying in the sun, wearing an oversized floppy hat, sipping on an ice cold La Croix with a good book in hand. That is literal heaven to me. These are the books that I have loved this summer. They made me cackle with laughter and ugly sob and change the way that I thought about things and also inspired me to try new things. I hope that you love them.

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CBD Frosé Is The Most Perfect Drink Of All Time

In case you've been living under a rock without internet or access to civilization, frosé is exactly what you think it is- frozen rosé. It is what I like to think of as an adult slushee. It is truly divine, what dreams are made of, summer in a cup, a one-way ticket to paradise, etc. Adding CBD basically just takes all that goodness, multiplies it by infinity, and voila.

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I Started Keeping A Journal And It Has Absolutely Changed My Life

Since taking up the practice of journaling I find that I feel a lot less stressed out. It's almost like journaling has given me more tools to manage my emotions (which I absolutely believe that it has), and when I find myself in a frustrating moment I know that I can just journal the shit out of it later. I hate admitting this, but I have absolutely become the person who will say to my husband I just really need to go journal about this right now.

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Happy Rosé Season, You Basic Betches

But when, I asked myself, did we all collectively become such fans of rosé? When did rosé cement itself as the preferred summer beverage for basic women like myself? The women who still secretly (or not so secretly) watch Gossip Girl, who live in an endless search of the perfect happy hour patio, who are connoisseurs of avocado toast, and who proudly stand behind the gospel that is Pilates? When did this become our elixir, our lifeline, our liquid war-cry uniting us across the globe? 

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Warm Stone Fruit Balsamic Tofu Summer Salad

Salads are my lifeline in the summer. I live for fresh produce, meals that are easy to (literally) throw together, and can be consumed outside. Seattle is a chilly mistress, so I feel compelled to throw myself head first into summer living when the opportunity presents itself. I go full summer the moment there is a hint of sunshine in the upper-left portion of the United States. Don't judge me. 

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