What’s on My Mind 3.13.21

apricity ceramics mug

Hello! I’m back with another What’s on My Mind post. My thoughts keep circling back to everything on the list today, so I feel like I’m even more excited to share it than I normally am. And I really enjoy sharing these what’s on my mind posts. I love telling people about the things that are making me happy in case they will make others happy too! Let’s get to it:

  • I love Sarah J. Maas, and I just finished reading her newest book. It’s called A Court of Silver Flames, and it’s the fifth book in the A Court of Thorns and Roses series. I couldn’t put it down. This book is about my least favorite character in the series, and by the end of the book I loved her. Maas is that good.
  • I’ve been following Apricity Ceramics on Instagram for a while. I finally ordered a mug from her Drops of Honey collection. It’s beautiful, and it makes me so happy.
  • I made Half Baked Harvest’s Persian Inspired Herb and Beef Stew this week, and it was delicious. I don’t cook with beef very often, so this was a treat. It’s so herby and flavorful.
  • I’m at that point in quarantine where all my lounge pants are past the point of no return. I’m talking holes in the butt, elastic stretched to nonexistence…it’s not a good look. I’ve been obsessed with Pact lately for sustainably produced basics. They make their clothes with organic cotton, which saves a ton of water and doesn’t release microplastics like synthetic fabrics do. I have their classic fit bikini underwear, their masks, and I just ordered two pairs of the foldover lounge pants. The pants are sold out now, but they just released a new style of sweatpants. Greg loves their essential sweatpants for men.
  • Another book recommendation: I also just finished The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah. It’s about two sisters in France in World War II. I also feel like fiction about WWII doesn’t cover France as often, so I feel like I learned a new perspective. This book is set to be made into a movie soon starring the Fanning sisters, so read it before it hits the big screen!
  • Tomorrow is pi day! I’m making a strawberry pistacho pie from the Sister Pie cookbook to celebrate.

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