1. I’m in the midst of a week I have entitled, “Bake ALL the things!” and as such I needed to visit Jewel to pick up a bunch of supplies over the weekend. Two thoughts in regards to this Jewel trip:
Like. A. Boss. I’ve never been so successful at capitalizing on deals at Jewel.
Why does toilet paper count as grocery, while cookie icing counts as home, health and beauty? I do not understand.
2. It’s been a while since I’ve declared a Tumblr to be my favorite, but I found a new one a couple weeks ago. Respectful Rappers is now one of my favorite things ever. Whenever I practice breakdance, I throw on a hip hop playlist from Songza, and since Songza generally plays explicit versions of songs, on more than one occasion I’ve found myself a bit troubled by the lyrics. Therefore, I love this Tumblr.
3. I finished Me Before You yesterday afternoon. In book club on Saturday, someone asked why we thought it was titled Me Before You, and now that I’ve finished the book (vague spoiler alert), I think it’s because one of the biggest themes of the book is putting your needs and desires ahead of what other people want for you. Throughout the book, Louisa tries to conform Will’s, ahem, will, to hers. Will tries to conform Louisa’s will to his (at least in terms of horizon broadening). Louisa’s mom tries to conform Lousia’s will to hers. But ultimately, what makes everyone happiest is doing what they want with their lives–putting what “me” (sorry, awful grammar) wants before what you want for me. On the one hand, I think that sounds like a terribly selfish way to live, but the more I think about it, the more it sounds healthy, making decisions for yourself instead of making your decisions based on what others want. Things to think about!
Are you an extreme couponer? Normally I’m not, but desperate times and all that. It was also just a coincidence that most of what I needed was on sale.
If you’ve read Me Before You, thoughts on the title? Or just random thoughts on any book you’ve read…haha.