July

Okay can someone please explain to me how we're already in August? It seems like just a couple weeks ago it was "hello summer" all over Instagram. July went by super quick for me because I had so much going on and I was just trying to get everything done even though I was sick as hell. I got strep throat for the first time and it was THE worst experience of my life. Any way enough with the July recap, let's get into my July Musings.

WEARING

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I've been obsessed with this white charcoal detox mask by Context Skin. They sent it to me a while ago and literally every Sunday, this is my go-to to get my skin ready for the week and keep it super clear. I love how easy it is and makes my skin feel just beyond refreshed. It's also super light and doesn't feel like a typical mask that gets hard and makes you feel like your face is paralyzed. Definitely my new go-to.

LISTENING

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King Slime Drizzy damn! Drake is one of my favorite rappers. I don't listen to a ton of rap but I've been a fan of Drake ever since Degrassi: The Next Generation. My favorite track is "Nonstop" because it's such a hype song. Any time this song comes on I'm just immediately obsessed and I wanna listen to it all the time.

EATING

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July was all about salads. I absolutely love salads, especially if they're big and hearty. This kale salad with anchovy dressing, pecorino, and breadcrumbs from Brezza Cucina was absolutely amazing. I added steak to my salad because I wanted something to make the salad a little bit heavier for lunch. I ordered my steak medium and it was absolute perfection. I'm all about a massive salad and this month those were my go-to.

DRINKING

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I've been loving whiskey sours lately. It was my first cocktail that I'd ever had that had an egg in it and I've been obsessed ever since. I usually go for a cherry whiskey sour but this one I had from Brezza, didn't have cherries and it was still great. Being from Tennessee, I'm definitely a whiskey girl and this whiskey sour didn't disappoint. 

WATCHING

Westworld is the shit. I binged both seasons this month after seeing bits and pieces of episodes and being so completely confused. So on a couple editing days, I sat down and binged the whole series. I am absolutely obsessed. A lot of people don't really think I'm into tech and sci-fi but I literally grew up watching Star Wars and Star Trek and pretty much anything on sci-fi with my mom. So with stuff like this with androids and hosts and whatnot, I was super interested. Definitely recommend this series if you're looking for something new to binge. It's got some crazy twists.

Unfortunately I didn't get a chance to get into a book between being sick and working on my re-brand so August will definitely have some more book content coming to the blog. See you next month!

xo Toni