Friday, June 17, 2016

Weekly Recap

This week was really fun for me. I went to some post-season baseball games (something I had never done before and may never get to do again), got a haircut which always feels so good, and joined some sweet blogging networks which makes everything much more fun. Here's what I found interesting this week:

72 New Emojis // I love emojis! They're so cute and can be the perfect substitute for words sometimes. Personal favorites of mine include the eye rolling emoji, side eye emoji, and the blonde flip hair emoji. Love. Them. I'm so excited for the new emojis to come out! Personally, I can't wait for the avocado, the face palm and the shrug.

Lin-Manuel Miranda's Sonnet // I've been a big fan of Lin-Manuel Miranda's work for quite some time now. I saw In The Heights back in the day when it was on Broadway and I'm still obsessed with it! Hamilton is, of course, amazing too. Instead of an acceptance speech for one of his many Tony Awards, he read a sonnet. "And love is love is love is love is love is love is love is love." Perfect.

17 Pasta Recipes for When You're Trying to be Healthy // I love pasta. I love carbs. Ever since I've been trying to eat healthier I literally dream about carbs. Zoodles are fun and trendy but they just don't fill me up and they will never (read: NEVER) replace actual noodles. EVER.

O.J.: Made in America // I started watching this series last night and it's really good! I always enjoy 30 for 30 stories, and this was no exception. The documentary crew does a really, really good job of telling this story.

Chris Singleton // Last year, when the shooting in Charleston happened, I couldn't believe it. It was so close to home. I was abroad, but Charleston was consuming my entire heart. Chris Singleton was the first family member of a victim to offer his forgiveness. It's incredible, even I haven't done that just yet. This is a really, really long Sports Illustrated article but it is so well written and worth it. But if you don't have time, the video at the top is amazing too.


  1. I'm so excited for the face palm emoji! And I'm totally with you on the whole pasta situation - zoodles should not be a thing!

  2. You are the cutest! I'm way way way too excited for the new emojis!!

  3. The new emojis should be awesome!

    Alix |

  4. I am so excited for the new emoji! I always gripe about not having a drooling emoji or a fingers-crossed emoji, and now they're coming!

    Sockwun |

  5. Im very excited about they new emoji!!! They really in a flamingo one.

  6. I'm totally with you on carbs / pasta, girl! My family calls me the queen of carbs, haha!

    Stephanie |

  7. What a great recap! I love emojis too. I need to update my phone!

  8. So ready for the new emojis to come out! Have an awesome weekend :)

    xoxo, Jenny

  9. I love emojoiis too! They're so fun!!

  10. Great Post, I am going to have to check out the pasta one...pasta is my f.a.v.o.r.i.t.e. I haven't tried zoodles but I am looking forward to soon!

    xo CourtneyDrew

  11. I'm excited for new emojis too!! Glad you had a great week!

    xoxo A

  12. Great post! I'm bookmarking that pasta one to read up on later!

  13. The eye roll emoji is my favorite too!

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