Best iced tea
I’m sure you could drink it hot. But iced is always best.
Best date night idea
We took a fun “How to Write a Christmas Movie” class, but next time I think we’ll try cooking.
Bath and Body Works “Leaves”
Best candle accessory
I have embraced “candle care” culture. Keep that ashy wick stuff out of the wax.
Best candle accessory #2
Smoke and flameless way to enjoy your candles and make them last longer.
Best new habit
20 oz. of water 1st thing in the morning
I get this in before my coffee.
Best face product
My sixteen-year-old-self wouldn’t believe I’m slathering oil on my face to clean it.
Best face product #2
Fell for the Instagram ads. No regrets.
Best TV show
Tie between Silo and Severance
I like my TV on the stressful side.
Little by Edward Carey
Weird and brilliant.
Best unique literature purchase
His reflections on every Halloween-themed television episode he’s ever seen, laid out in a TV Guide-style grid on over 100 newsprint pages. Yes, please.
Penzey’s salsa salad seasoning
Recipe: Cook a frozen burrito. Top with sour cream. Sprinkle on this stuff.
Quaint town. Cherries. Lake and river kayaking. Sand dune hiking. Summer bug level: low.
Best shoe purchase
Basically puffer jackets for my feet. Most comfy shoes I’ve ever owned.
The Banshees of Inisherin
Hits the same spot as a Flannery O’Connor short story.
Best inexpensive wine
Cab. girl here.
20 min. easy peasy.