#BreakThings: What Weekend?
This weekend was a flurry of activity. Lawn mowing. Fall planting. Gutter cleaning (through a maggot infestation, gross). Patio furniture storage. Window washing. You know, the kind of weekend where there may only be one day of nice weather left, so you better get the outdoor work done, STAT.
Socially responsible investing is a topic that you hear a lot about these days. How do you make your mutual funds reflect your values?
The Cut breaks down how to build a portfolio that puts your principal to work on your principles. No financial double-speak, just a smartly written beginner’s guide.
Pasties are a Cornish (or Irish, depending oh who you ask) tradition. They’re a flaky crust filled with meat, potatoes, onion and (sometimes) carrots. And if you eat one at Joe’s in Butte, Montana, it comes smothered in brown gravy.
This recipe from Paul Hollywood will help demystify this humble miner food that is perfect for a fall lunch. I recommend making them a little smaller to prevent them from becoming dry.
J.Crew’s fall WARMUP sale ends tonight at midnight. Pick up your favorite sweaters, blazers, coats and boots at a decent savings. If you need some cold-weather gear, it’s best to get it while the style and size selection is still robust. My best picks are here.
Getting older is waking up in the morning to inexplicable mystery pains. Self has five stretches to eliminate morning stiffness and help relax your body for better sleep. So don’t just stretch for the gym, stretch before bedtime too.
Raising money is an essential part of politics, but during this four-year-long election cycle, I’ve grown tired of the constant e-mail, text, and phone calls begging for donations. Luckily, the comedy team at McSweeney’s has the satire we all need to explain how maddening and unnecessary the constant flood of donation pleas is.
Get more gems like this from @chronically_cheerful on Instagram.
Monday’s almost over. Praise be.