1. One of my favorite recent purchases is the J. Crew Signet Bag (review is in the works). Some popular colors are already selling out online, a sign that J. Crew has another potential hit on its hands. 2. Beyond Spam: Hormel’s Secret Weapon for Predicting the Future of Food via Bloomberg 3. The 100 Jokes That Shaped Modern Comedy…

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1. Nordstrom’s anniversary sale is nearing its end (prices go up 08/08/16). These Adidas Superstar Sneakers (shown above in White/Black; on sale in two other colorways) that I have been wearing regularly are included in selected colorways. They run a full size large—I normally wear a size 7 in sneakers and took these in a size 6. 2. How an…

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Image via Amazon 1. Happy National Chicken Wing Day, another ad hoc holiday designed to encourage consumer spending. Here are some posts to help you identify places that are giving out freebies today.  1.5. Buffalo Wild Wings’ New Plan to Crush Chipotle and Panera Bread Is Working via Business Insider (This new plan is the “15-minute lunch guarantee”—casual dining moving…

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1. My friends and I enjoy turning listicles like “the 33 Best Donuts Shops in America” into bucket list challenges; I finally crossed Federal Donuts (Philly-based) off my list recently, and can vouch for it belonging solidly on any “best of” lists. 1.5. The image above was edited using Prisma (free to download, for now; available on iOS and in…

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1. While browsing ModCloth‘s “Big Sale,” I found a skirt that looks very similar to the one pictured above and is still available in smaller sizes. 1.5. Other picks from the ModCloth sale: Awe I Do is Win Dress, I Rest My Grace Dress, Stripe It Lucky Skirt, The Best Vignette to Come Dress, Ring Out the Bold Dress, Major…

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