[FRIDAY FAVES] Popcorn, Anti-Crypto Actors, and Mushroom Lamps

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Welcome to Friday! I hope your week has been good and that your weekend is GREAT. Here's what we love on the internet right now!

FRIDAY FAVES - 3.11.22


- I'm SO intrigued by Opopop, which is "flavor wrapped" microwave popcorn. Excuse me?!

- Remember Ryan from the show The O.C.? The actor who played him—Ben McKenzie—has emerged as full-on anti-crypto currency evangelist. Fascinating.

- Girl Scout cookies + wine are a totally underrated pairing! Check out our blog post on the topic.

- I've always wanted one of these little mushroom lamps.

- Writer Doree Shafrir just started a newsletter geared toward moms who want to renew focus on their own lives (not just the lives of their kids). If you're a mother of young kids, especially, this is for you.

Thanks for reading!

—Emily Rentsch

Girl Scout Cookies + Wine

Photo: Emily Rentsch

You know that cold, gray period of time that drags on between Valentine's Day and summertime fun? That's Girl Scout cookie season! Cookies make a long winter much brighter, and if you add wine into the mix? Life is good.

We paired wine to five classic Girl Scout cookies, including their newest one, the Adventureful. Enjoy!

Lemonades + Foris Moscato

This delicately crunchy biscuit is frosted with the thinnest slip of zesty lemon glaze. So happy and bright! Pair it to Foris Moscato, a wickedly fresh and bright Oregon white with major key lime pie vibes. And it's only 7% alcohol!

Thin Mints + Clément et Florian Berthier Coteaux du Giennois

Ahh, Thin Mints! Is there anyone out there who doesn't crave this cookie?! Devour a sleeve of them with the Clément et Florian Berthier Coteaux du Giennois, an Old World Sauvignon Blanc with lovely acidity and notes of grapefruit, white pepper, and—of course—mint.

Adventurefuls + Patrick Bottex Bugey-Cerdon 'La Cueille'

The new Girl Scout cookie, the...

[FRIDAY FAVES] Girl Scout Cookies, Cozy Blankets, and Soy Wine?

Hey hey, it's the weekend! Here are some cozy, delicious, and fasciinating finds to enjoy!

FRIDAY FAVES - 1.21.22

- An indoor-outdoor waterproof blanket the color of a sunset? I'll take one!

- This is your reminder that Girl Scout cookies sales start next month! Their newest cookie, Adventurefuls, look super scrumptious. Quick question: Should we do Girls Scout cookie wine pairings?!

- What do you think of wine made from soy whey?

- I keep hearing about ILIA's Lip Wrap Overnight Treatment. Is it worth the hype? I must know!

- Ever heard of a "handkerchief pasta"? I want to wrap myself inside of one! And eat it with this Valpolicella, mmm.

Bye for now!

—Emily Rentsch

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