Any Italian kid knows about aglio e olio (literally translates to garlic and oil). It's my dad's favorite kind of pasta and he made it every Friday night in my house growing up. It's salty and garlicky, homey and comforting. And one of my personal favorite things to eat. When I was pregnant and craved my childhood comfort foods like this, I tried to give in to those cravings but add nutrients wherever I could.
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I've been reading (albeit rather slowly) the book Atomic Habits, a guide on how to build good habits and break bad ones through tips and stories. It starts with an anecdote about the British cycling team that couldn't win a race to save their lives. A new performance director came in and started making tiny changes with a strategy that he called "the aggregation of marginal gains" aka implementing tiny margins of improvement in everything the team did.
Tuckernuck's friends & family sale starts today and it is chock full of amazing pieces for fall! I had to share some of my favorites like this buffalo check puff sleeve shirt and one of my favorite dresses in black (it also comes in blue and white stripe which I own).
I've had my eye on this quarter-zip sweater for two years now.
My incredible friend Alex (you may remember her as the founder of Persifor, one of my all-time favorite clothing companies) is here today with a guest post on two local family getaways. She is a pro at planning trips and scouting out the coolest activities, restaurants, and hotels. You can find more of her getaway recs as highlights on her Instagram.