Have you heard the news? Well no you haven't because I'm just telling you right now... I'm officially starting a weekly newsletter with the weekly Reading Guide. I know that not everyone has the time to check up on the blog for the guide and I can't blame you...but what you can do is sign up for our weekly newsletter that on the bottom of this page and you will receive a weekly newsletter with all of articles I've rounded up during the week that deserve a read. This will also include beauty and fashion finds we love and Local Picks.....not just in DC! Sign up today for out first newsletter out next week!
To the guide!
Are you an influencer? You should read this |<click on link| Even if you're not an influencer knowing how Facebook and Instagram algorithms work, and why you see the posts you do and why you miss well over 60% of what the people you're following are posting.
How the Immigration Debate Affects the Food Industry || Food President Jose Andres recently sat down and talked to the Post about how immigration changes will drastically change the food industry. As a Salvadorian immigrant I know first hand how hard the road to citizenship is, how expensive it is, and how well to be frank jumbled the system is. This is an important read.
What is up with Margaret Atwood? || I enjoy the Handmaids Tale on Hulu, a lot, it's good tv. I however enjoyed this article on why Margaret Atwood's espousal of 'white' feminist believes shouldn't surprise you. In this meticulous article Clarkisha Kent breaks down a truth about the Handmaids Tale that's been under our noises the entire time.
The Most Powerful Moment from the 2018 Women's March || At least for me. This demonstration hit me like a ton of bricks. Women everywhere should watch this.
What are you creating? || My friend, and blog inspiration Joanna of Wandering Wellness is always such a stone to turn to. Her words always inspire me and I always feel at peace when I'm around her. This piece on what we are creating is hitting close to my heart right now.
These foods are making you Dumb || Man I knew all those fraps I was indulging all through my youth would eventually bring me down.
A busy girls guide to a self care day || Self care, we all need it, I'm currently sitting in PJs enjoying a bowl of soup....so I guess I'm caring for myself. However, these tips would make for a lovely selfcare day.
Selfcare Via Protesting? || Protesting is a form a selfcare? In this day and age it might as well be.
The perfect Slides || With spring and summer just around the corner I am seriously eye'ing these beauties. They look perfect for just about any situation...casual perfection to be sure.
This Winter Coat || I recently bought this Patagonia Storm Drift Parka and let me tell you something....I wore it on what had to be the coldest day of all time and it kept me warm AF. This is hands down the best coat I have ever owned.
MotherDirt || I've never thought of putting a probiotic on my skin, in my body yes...on my skin no. Recently the wonder company MotherDirt sent me the most amazing care package including their live probiotic spray the AO + Mist which restores beneficial bacteria back to your face that has been compromised by modern hygiene. This stuff is the real deal, I've been using it daily and can attest to it's awesome power.
Plume Brows || I never thought about coloring my eyebrows...to be honest, I didn't realize it was something women did. Then my sweet friend essentially gave me a makeover and here I am yelling off rooftops about how much I love eyebrow coloring. I mean, I didn't realize how much it would change my face....for the better.
LUST LOCAL DC
Little Pearl || From the talented folks that brought DC Roses Luxury and Pineapple and Pearls comes Little Pearl. House in a historic carriage house this little coffee shop is the perfect place to meet pals, have a solo date, or just swing in out of.
- GET: The Gravlax and Sourdough... I'm not a capers fan so I get my toast without it.
Take Care Shop || Take Care has got to be my favorite skincare place ever. I mean everything is Organic and Vegan and hand picked by the owner Becky W, and she also tries and stands by everything she selects for her shop. If you haven't been this Georgetown staple is the perfect place to spend a Sunday afternoon...or morning at their Kundalini collab with my pal Wandering Wellness.
- GET: The Tinted Nutrient Day Cream by Josh Rosebrook, it's my favorite thing ever.
LUST LOCAL EVERYWHERE
By Chloe NYC || I was recently in NYC for the New Year and hit up By Chloe on the coldest day imaginable for some good old fashion Vegan Comfort food. This place and the hype did not disappoint. The Avo toast and matcha latte did not let me down but.....
GET: The Vegan Mac and Queso.... it was:
167 Raw Charleston || I read a review that said "it was the best Poke of my life." The review was the most accurate review I have ever read, the poke at 167 Raw is the best seafood I have ever had. The rest of the food and drinks at 167 are just as exceptional. This place is the place to go.
GET: The Poke, Obvi.
Happy Sunday Funday Friends!