My Favorite Orchards in CT

These photos were taken before the stay-home orders were issued One of my favorite fall traditions is going “apple-picking,” which for me is mostly about visiting country stores and buying apple fritters and other fruity comfort foods. While I have made no fruit-picking plans this year, I thought I’d share five of my favorite orchards in CT, for those looking…
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♥ The Unexpected Skin-Care Brand That’s Everywhere on TikTok (The Business of Fashion): ”CeraVe has seen a 67 percent increase in influencer posts and over 300 percent increase in engagement in the first half of this year compared to 2019 … The attention is translating into sales for L’Oréal. The firm’s active cosmetics division … is the only division that…
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♥ Travis Scott Meets McDonald’s (It’s Lit!) (The New York Times): “As merch goes, the Travis Scott Meal is imperfect in that it disappears — you’ve got nothing to show for it apart from oily skin and a mild gastric hangover. As a collector, I was much more interested in the grill slip, the small, grease-mottled piece of paper stuck…
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Review: Ann Taylor Mixed Stitch Puff Sleeve Sweater

Select styles at Ann Taylor are now 72% off online, including the Mixed Stitch Puff Sleeve Sweater pictured here. I like it quite a bit (enough to have bought both the cheerful “bright daffodil” and “winter white” pictured here), so thought I’d share a few pictures of it now that it’s on sale. This sweater quickly sold out in petite…
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♥ The Climate Crisis Is Happening Right Now. Just Look at California’s Weekend. (ProPublica): “The earth — at least the part of it that is California — was no longer a backdrop for our actions, the set of our play. It had become the diva, the star of our horrible drama, the villain demolishing cascades of plans for all of…
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