It's Friday folks and in case you've found yourself at the end of yet another long, exhausting week without anything fun on your weekend calendar, no worries. I got you. It's time for this week's "It List!" This week's list is focused on delicious things to eat and drink, cute things to wear while you look at other cute things on Instagram and engaging stories to listen to while doing all of the above. Enjoy!
This butternut squash and chickpea salad is the perfect light and healthy summertime dish and while it's absolutely delicious served warm, I like to make it a day ahead so the tahini dressing really soaks in. You can also use sweet potatoes instead of butternut squash and it's still fantastic. Make this tonight and you've got lunch all weekend. See how I just freed you up from cooking this weekend? Now that you've got all that extra time on your hands.....
Who doesn't love a good rosé? It's refreshing, highly sip-able and so very pretty. If you're looking for a delicious, not-too-boozy drink to slurp poolside, this Frozen Rose Slushy is just the thing.
A good maxi dress is a summer essential. The deep v-neck and tasseled arms make this Mica dress from Misa in L.A. a fun boho take on your typical maxi. Running weekend errands never looked so stylish! This dress would be really easy to dress up with a great pair of sandals and some pretty earrings for all your summer-time shindigs.
LISTEN TO IT!
I love listening to podcasts and "You Must Remember This" is one of my absolute favorites. If you have a deep and abiding love (ahem, obsession!) with all things old Hollywood, like I do. Then you have to give this incredibly well-researched podcast a listen. Each season has a different theme such as "The Hollywood Blacklist", "MGM Stories" and "Manson's Hollywood". If you thought you knew everything there was to know about Hollywood's golden era, you're about to be very pleasantly surprised. I listen to it when I'm doing chores around the house, cooking, walking the dogs, laying out, running errands, whatever. It's addictive!
To know me is to know I am gaga for all things furry and 4-legged. So it's no surprise that in addition to following a bunch of designers on Instagram, I also follow lots of dogs, goats and little pink piggies. It's weird but it makes me happy. This little Paddington Pig is just about the sweetest little thing I've ever seen and he's right here in Scottsdale, Arizona no less! If you love animals and you need a daily dose of cute, follow his page. Just don't be surprised if you find yourself a little less inclined to eat bacon from now on.
Have a fabulous weekend everyone!
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