The Weekend Reading List

Weekend Reading List 232

Have you had a good week? I have been BUSY, so hope I can fit a few naps in over the weekend!

On Monday I filmed an interior decor video with American Express, and I’m really excited to share the edit with you in a few weeks’ time. Monica and I also finished recording the seventh season of Let’s Discuss, this week. The first episode goes out on Tuesday, so make sure you’re subscribed to the podcast because it’s a conversation you won’t want to miss.

I haven’t had that much time to read, this week. But I did manage to finish the March Coco’s Tea Party Book Club selection, Next Year in Havana by Chanel Cleeton. It’s a historical romance, so acted as a lovely little escape during this hectic week…


The “smear test” is being rebranded, in England, to encourage more women to get their cervical health checked. I think this is a fabulous idea (because let’s be honest, the phrase “smear test” sounds horrible).

6 great tips to help you write the perfect pitch email.

How to plan an IKEA PAX wardrobe (if you have too many clothes).

The authors of new business book Work Wife shared some of their best career advice with A Cup of Jo, this week. My favourite soundbite? “When it comes to money, ask for the biggest number you can say without laughing.”

Hillary Clinton subtweeted Trump with a Mean Girls reference. And it’s possibly the best thing that’s happened on Twitter all year!

Chrissy from Harlowe James shared the most beautiful spring table setting on her blog, this week. Raise a hand if you also want to replicate it piece for piece…

The £6 statement hairclips that I cannot resist!

Is there anything more satisfying that a long, relaxing soak in a bathtub after a long day? Allison Baar describes herself as a “bath opportunist” and wrote a beautiful piece on the escape of a bath for Atelier Doré, this week.

What Karl Lagerfeld’s final Chanel show says about his legacy

I love roasted cauliflower, but I’m a bit hit-and-miss when cooking it. Sometimes it’s great, other times I overcook it. So I’ll be following this helpful cheat-sheet from now on.

How to design a beautiful, open plan kitchen.

It’s been years since I last shopped at The Outnet. But I’ve got back into the online outlet, lately, and can’t stop browsing their edit of Maje designs. I love this ruffle-trimmed lace blouse


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