30 things we’re loving in February

Feel like you’re just hanging in there till spring? Us too! Here are 30 things helping us survive the winter doldrums.

Fondue –Whether you make cheese or chocolate, or cook savory meats and veggies in bubbling oil, fondue is a party in a pot. New blog post, coming soon.

Aquaphor – We always have this skin-saving salve on hand. And on lips. And on face…

Audiobooks – Morgan’s currently listening to Furiously Happy by Jenny Lawson

So Delicous Coconutmilk coffee “creamer” in original flavor

Gap 1969 skinny jeans – We looked high and low for affordable jeans Morgan felt really good in. Turns out, they were at the Gap all along and buy one get one free at that. The 1969 mid-rise legging jeans have just enough stretch and come in regular, tall and petite.

Elf Skin Care Starter Kit

Yoga Glo

Lush Bath bombs

This Mod Cloth trench

Road trip plans – Morgan and Steph are hitting the road for Asheville next month. Stay tuned.

The new xx album, “I See You.” – Stand-out track: On Hold.

Homemade pizza – Look in the Publix bakery aisle for dough that’s rolled and ready to go.

Shameless on Netflix

Morgan can’t stop watching this boozy family drama with Emily Rossum and William H. Macy.

Sephora sheet masks

Consignment store shopping

La Croix Sparking Lime

Morgan hates these fizzy drinks but Steph can’t get enough.

Morning meditation

Natural nails – No fakes!

Working on our fitness

L’Oreal LINEUR INTENSE® Felt Tip Liquid Eyeliner in Carbon Black

Finally! A viable drug store alternative to our beloved Stila Stay All Day waterproof liner. The inky black formula is fade resistant and the felt tip glides across lids to create thick or thin lines and a precise flick.

My Favorite Murder podcast

DevaCurl SuperCream™ Coconut Curl Styler – A curly girl’s best friend.

The Aunt-Bassadors share their picks:

Amy S.
I bought a meal planning journal. It helps me have a plan of attack every week at the grocery store, eat better, and save money.

Jennifer K
I am loving “The Crown” on Netflix! It is SO GOOD!! (This Netflix-original drama chronicles the life of Queen Elizabeth II (Claire Foy) from the 1940s to modern times.)

Melissa S.
I’m loving spin classes, high-end skin care products, and being at home in my new house.


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This is going to sound odd, but I have a newfound appreciation for my middle fingers. It took me a long time, but I finally learned that part of being a feminist is realizing that you don’t have to take shit from people who don’t like the person you are and try to put you in a box so that they can remain comfortable. I’m done with that and if anyone (and I mean anyone—including my family and my fiancé’s family) gets shitty with me I’m introducing them to my middle fingers. If there’s one thing the political climate has done for me, it’s erased any sympathy I even thought about having for anyone who’s ignorant and hateful. I used to be nice, try to educate them. Nah. I’m punch-a-Nazi-in-the-face mad and I have lost all fucks to give.

So basically I’m excited about my middle fingers and wished more women employed them. We don’t have to spend emotional labor and time on people who don’t appreciate us. And I’m not doing it anymore.

Jenny A.
I’ve been loving Orange Theory classes for my workouts

A friend recommended a prayer app and, while that sounds odd, it is really nice. It offers topical prayer and scripture every day. Spending time thinking about something other than what I want God to do for me is a nice way to start the day. Oh, and I got a flanera from my sister and I am a flan making machine!


I love Glossier lipsticks — particularly Zip. It’s the perfect red, stays on forever, and doesn’t come off on your glass.

We showed you ours, now show us yours. What are you loving right now?

30 Things I Love Right Now is a blog feature created by writer TJ Bietelman.

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