Final month, I welcomed within the new yr, cooked lots, and did what I might to steadiness an unpredictable work and parenting schedule. I additionally had some enjoyable with a label maker, tried a few new-to-me skin-care merchandise, and revisited a traditional TV present I now love greater than ever. Beneath you’ll discover seven of the issues I attempted and liked in January.
In search of extra issues I attempted and liked? You will discover all of my earlier posts on this matter right here.
One: Pot, Pan, Planet by Anna Jones
I received a handful of recent cookbooks in the beginning of this yr and this one is by far my favourite. The format is so sensible and it’s filled with not solely recipes but in addition very actionable suggestions for being extra resourceful within the kitchen. The writer included a bit for various methods to prepare dinner with frequent substances (e.g., 10 Methods to Prepare dinner Potatoes, 10 Methods to Prepare dinner Peas) and I’ve discovered it so useful for cooking issues on the fly. For somebody who already loves cooking, this e book has helped me develop into extra artistic within the kitchen and much more excited to prepare dinner. I need everybody to have it.
DYMO Label Maker
I’ve owned this explicit label maker for years, however I hadn’t used it shortly… till January. I used to be on a roll with my label maker final month—a lot in order that it took over the W&D Instagram Tales feed. I like this explicit mannequin as a result of the keyboard could be very simple to kind on with each fingers (just like the keyboard on a cellphone), it’s mess-free, it prints rapidly, and the labels stick however they don’t go away a residue when that you must take them off.
However the actual query is, will I be putting extra notes for Joe round the home? The reply is a powerful sure. It’s been superb as a result of issues are literally going again the place they belong. It’s speaking with out having to say something out loud, and we’re now effectively on our technique to having a well-oiled group system on this family.
Tammy Fender Epi Peel
This skin-care product immediately stood out to me the primary time I used it; afterward, my usually dry pores and skin felt so mushy and positively glowed. I’ve tried merchandise previously which have made my pores and skin irritated and crimson, however this one hasn’t triggered irritation for me. I like a masks that gives a little bit of a tingling feeling when it’s on my face, and I can really feel that with this masks with out the feeling being too overwhelming.
Christi Belcourt by Christi Belcourt, Sherry Farrell Racette, Dylan Miner, and Nadia Kurd
I noticed Christi Belcourt’s work at an exhibition at The Minneapolis Institute of Artwork and was immediately intrigued. I discovered her work so lovely and meditative, I needed to stare at all of them day. Afterward, I purchased this e book so I might take a peek every time I needed to at residence. The e book shares not solely her art work but in addition a deeper dive into her life and work. It’s one thing I prefer to learn or take a look at after I’m taking a break from work, to attach with magnificence and assist me get unstuck.
I really like this product. I’ll begin off by saying that I’m all the time skeptical of getting additional units round, despite the fact that I are typically curious to attempt issues out. I learn plenty of opinions about the NuFACE Mini and paused for months earlier than making a purchase order, after which on the finish of December, I obtained it as a Christmas reward. I’ve been utilizing it each night time for weeks, and I can inform that my cheekbones look extra pronounced and my jawline is a little more clean. The method itself isn’t completely painless—typically it evenly “zaps” my face (which can imply I want to use extra product earlier than utilizing it) and I are typically a bit crimson afterward. I’ve plenty of completely different sorts of rolling instruments I’ve used on my face over time, however I seen outcomes with this one specifically in a short time. It appears like a fast exercise for my face.
Be at liberty to ask me any follow-up questions you could have under, or take into account consulting along with your dermatologist or esthetician earlier than buying if you happen to’re on the fence!
Starmark Eternal Deal with Wheeler Canine Toy
Right here’s a rec for the beloved pup in your life! I first heard about these canine treats via @prettyonfridays and we (or, the canine) are hooked. The treats you place inside are long-lasting and a lot much less messy than different canine treats on the market. Each Winnie and Pearl love them.
Curb Your Enthusiasm
Included with an HBO Max subscription
The final time I watched Curb Your Enthusiasm was a decade in the past, and I’ve lately returned to this beloved present. I’ve all the time had a mushy spot for Larry David, however on this period, I’ve by no means wanted his humor extra. I discover the present a lot extra humorous, related, and refreshing than I used to. For Joe and me, it’s changed The Workplace as our night leisure!
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