Happy Friday! I hope everyone is able to enjoy a long weekend to celebrate America’s birthday whether you have today or Monday off. I’ll be heading up to Kentucky to spend time with my boyfriend’s sister and brother-in-law, and I can’t wait to relax! This week, as most weeks, has been really hectic — I think life is going to be a little bit in disarray until I can get settled in my new place — but its also been a blast to celebrate birthdays and accomplishments and begin the packing process for my new place.
this week’s good things: birthday celebrations for three important people in my life, knocked HUGE to-dos off my list, found the perfect bridesmaid dress.
Let’s get started!
one | ethical options
As mentioned below, I’m not the greatest at ethical shopping, but I really want to cultivate a lifestyle that does support ethical choices and options. I’m attempting to get into thrifting, and I love this curated list of ethical fashion options from The Good Trade. If you’ve got other recommendations on how I can make better choices for the environment, please let me know!
two | the four-day workweek
I’ve been reading books and articles about shorter work weeks since I can remember, so why are we still slogging through 40 hours minimums in America? I would estimate I work over 40 hours most weeks, but what would happen if we implemented some of the tips from smaller companies that have minimized work time to maximize productivity and happiness?
three | fashion find
I hate to admit this, but I’ve been loving Amazon fashion! I got this top this week, and I went to a birthday dinner for a friend where everyone was complimenting me on it. The perfect top to dress up or dress down.
four | books interesting people read
Looking to find your next read? Base it off of what interesting people are submitting to this website. It was founded by a company based in Singapore and its goal is to make reading fun, collaborative, and easy.
five | currently reading
I am devouring the second book in the From Blood and Ash series. A Kingdom of Flesh and Fire picks up right where the first book left off, and I am truly loving it. I really enjoy the way Jennifer L. Armentrout writes, and there’s nothing better than being sucked into a book just for the fun of it. I can’t really explain anything without giving anything away, so just know I love it.