The Monday Mix

Here’s The Monday Mix for this week! To visit past mixes, click here.



I recently discovered Clinique’s Chubby Stick Lip Balm and am in love. I’m really particular about lip balm – I don’t like anything scented and need something creamy and smooth but not sticky. I bought two within a week (Mighty Mimosa and Two Ton Tomato). New obsession alert!


Real talk? We’ve been in such a food rut lately. I’m completely unmotivated to do any cooking either. I’m hoping this changes soon but in the meantime feel free to send along any recipes!


A new study from researchers at MIT suggests that bargaining or negotiating while actively moving (walking, pacing, etc.) may achieve better results. They also learned that reinterpreting physiological feelings (sweaty palms, racing heart, etc) of anxiety as feelings of excitement helped yield successful negotiations as well.


How funny was the SNL Wes Anderson spoof for “The Midnight Coterie of Sinister Intruders“? I would totally see this movie.


Swants (aka Sweater Pants) are a real thing. And you can make them yourself! Check out this unbelievably rad tutorial.


How touching and inspiring is this story? First Runner With Down Syndrome Completes NY Marathon.

Author: Domestocrat

I'm a lady who enjoys photography, football, cooking, long drives with the windows down, This American Life, kettlecorn, hot yoga, pop punk, my nephews, my cat Reggie, and my home: Boston.

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