Life hacks, products, and other things I’m in love with right now!

this perfume from Mistral. I love anything rose, and anything lychee. It’s a match made in heaven!

this aptly named “best balsamic vinaigrette.” They aren’t lying. It’s fantastic.

this page full of videos of every type of work out. This husband-wife duo emphasizes healthy eating and moderation in workouts instead of push-until-you-throw-up-and-never-eat-donuts-again hell. They also have low-impact and beginner versions of the exercises worked into their videos, AND tailor-made videos for working out quietly in hotel rooms while the rest of your family sleeps. I like it!

this app. When I left my job, I knew I wanted to keep saving automatically, but with variable income, I didn’t want to set up an automatic deduction out of my bank account on any particular day each month. In addition to what I squirrel away consciously, this app helps me save without even noticing it. I love that!

this line of moleskine notebooks (although the Boba Fett one I got doesn’t seem to be there anymore, boo).

these pens. They turn my writing into gorgeous colors, and they’re so easy to write with!

…quick pizza dough. Yeast hates me, so I was really excited to find this recipe. 1 cup flour, a dash of salt, 1/3 cup water, 1 tbsp oil, and you have yourself a flatbread crust. We’ve been eating a lot of flatbread. It’s delicious.

these fake chicken nuggets. I always scorned products that were made to fake people out. Then I took a bite, and I don’t know what’s real anymore.

…strolling outside in the warm summer air. Every year, I remember just how great it is to spend whole evenings doing mini walkabouts.

this book of poetry. I’m getting into poetry again! I also adored this collection of Arab, Persian, and Turkish poetry.