Miscellany for your Weekend :: Edition Nº 034





Viva le August Break!

Well folks, I’m trying something a little new next month, here on The Girl Who Knows.
I’ve decided to take a break for the month of August.

That’s right. No new written blog posts. No weekly newsletters.
Instead, I’ll be off-line, with my camera(s), photographing the world.
AND, finishing up my digital experience that’s launching in September!
Not to worry, I’ll explain more next week (I’m writing a more detailed post about why I’m doing it + how you can join me).

This week I had one of the most productive weeks in a long time.
Don’t you just LOVE those kind of weeks? I’m hoping I can keep the streak going. Fingers + toes crossed.
But for now, I’m planning on a few days off with my man.
We’ll be lounging, brunching with friends and hitting up some new L.A. eateries.
What about you? What are you up to this weekend?
Besides checking out all the rad-ness below? Obviously. ;)

You. Rock!




As I’ve said in the past, I’m a foodie and I’m proud. But this list is definitely giggle worthy (and yes I’m guilty of almost all of them).
I’ve always wanted to learn the art of saucery (not to be confused with sorcery – though that sounds kind of interesting too). This looks like a most excellent resource + it’s 25% off! Check out the entire catalog of classes – all of them look great!
Are you a procrastinator like me? This is a MUST watch. Seriously. It might just help you stop procrastinating for good.
File this under OMG CUTE!!!
Beautiful pre-marriage advice from a guy (a smart guy).
A super helpful post + video about buying natural wines (not the same as organic).
If you haven’t yet seen the Hapa exhibit at JANM in Downtown L.A., get there before it’s gone on August 25th. Incredibly moving!
I missed out on WDS (World Domination Summit) this year. Thankfully Chris is posting the talks online. For free. For everyone. This first one is really powerful and an incredible story that turns rejection on its’ head.
Love this discussion about butter. I’m with Dr. Lipman. I love butter!
It’s almost heirloom tomato season. I cannot wait to dig in to recipes like this, this and this!
People’s creativity amazes me.
I love a good portrait. Reminds me that I want to dust off my camera and take her shooting.
I’m a big fan of VSCOCAM app for iPhone. It’s what I use to take 99% of my photos on Instagram. Want to take it for a spin? This handy guide will simplify the process.
This, warms my heart.
A thoughtful post about appreciating everyday beauty.
The perfect gift for a foodie friend.
How a night owl got an AM writing habit :: smart words of wisdom for all you fellow writers out there.
How cute are these couples?
Love this girl’s sense of style.
One seriously impressive before + after!
I’m clearly having a spa/bath moment right now. More eye candy.
Ever get tripped up when you try to explain what you do for a living? This will change that.
I’m doing the August Break with the lovely Susannah Conway. No new blog posts in August. Just photos. Care to join me?
Want to feel inspired? Watch these two boys. They’ll make your day!
Sweet words from a fellow supporter of arts education. Thank you for the work you did to support youth and the arts! You will be missed Cory Monteith.


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