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Links for your (Memorial Day) Weekend

Happy Friday! What were you up to this week? I spent most of it getting over Covid. It seems Tom and I brought an unexpected souvenir home from DC.

Here are some links that caught my eye so I saved them to share with you here.

Note: Some of the links in this post are affiliate links, which means if you click through and make a purchase I earn a small commission at no additional cost to you.

You’ll love this story about a young couple who owns Faulkner House Books in New Orleans and who live in the attached townhouse where Faulkner wrote. (Worth clicking through for a peek at the children’s room alone.)

Lindsey chose a French 75 for her signature cocktail at her wedding. This version from Southern Living sounds delicious.

Susan Kaufman, the photographer behind this gorgeous Instagram account has a new book out this week. I can’t wait to get my hands on it.

These woven chargers are part of Magnolia’s summer collection at Target. I love chargers like these on summer tables, indoors or out, either alone or layered with a tablecloth.

This Rooftop Cinema Club concept looks amazing. Currently in six US cities plus London. Please come to KC!

This prosciutto-wrapped melon recipe uses a honey mustard vinaigrette. Yum!

“I don’t think curtains are totally necessary,” says Martha Stewart. I tend to agree with Martha on this.

Architectural Digest says that travertine is about to have a moment. My bathroom (which is a bit more modest than the one above ;)) will be so happy. Seriously, I love travertine for its muted colors and earthy feel. Even the travertine that comes from Home Depot, like mine did.

I just ordered this s’more maker for the lake. You can use it on the grill so no open flame is necessary, which is important since we’re in a condo with wood decks.

Finally, I know your heart, like mine, has been with the families in Uvalde since we first heard the news of the school shooting there. This week I made a donation to Everytown for Gun Safety, as I often do in the wake of tragedies like these. This time, however, I made it a sustaining (monthly) donation. Nonprofits tell us that when we commit to a regular donation, even if it’s small, it helps them to plan and be more effective in their work. I’m sharing that in case you feel moved to do the same.

I hope you have a good weekend.

P.S. Simple summer pleasures and summer favorites.

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One Comment

  1. Sorry about the Covid, but good to know you are feeling better. Can’t wait to try the recipes for the French 75 and prosciutto-wrapped melons with a drizzle. Both are favorites of mine! Most of all, thanks for the nudge about monthly contributions to Everytown for Gun Safety.
    Have a good holiday weekend & feel better!

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