the friday edit

This has sort of felt like the week that would never end. My motivation is severely lacking and I’m really struggling to figure out why. Ordinarily, I bounce out of bed right at 7 am, but lately I’m dragging. I barely get to the studio by 9 or 10, which is weird for me. And I seem to hit a wall every afternoon around the same time when all I can think about is stretching out to take a quick nap. Even right now, as I write this I’m eying the floor pillows in the studio (the same ones the dogs use as beds). Sigh.

Some good reads this week:

My 5 fashion essentials for 2017.

These tips from Damsel in Dior tips for editing Instagram images are fab.

Loving the colors in this new painting by Melanie Biehle.

I’m feeling super inspired by Hitha’s morning and evening routines.

A flowchart to learn which international etiquette matches your own.

5 ways to incorporate lace into your spring look.

I made this chicken piccata for dinner this week and it was amaaazing.

The best plant-filled Instagram accounts to follow.

photo via Jojotastic on Instagram.

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Joanna Hawley-McBride is a Pacific Northwest-based social media strategist, content creator, and former textile designer. Joanna is the founder and editor-in-chief of Jojotastic, a lifestyle blog focused on Joanna’s work-in-progress cabin, finding the best pair of underwear through #UnderwearThesis, and empowering women to explore nature — all in her signature unfiltered style. Her work has been featured in Domino, CNBC, and Eating Well.

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  1. 1.27.17
    hithaonthego said:

    Amen to it being a killer week. I just want to crawl into bed and sleep for a year.
    P.S – thank you for sharing another one of my posts :)

    • 1.27.17
      joanna said:

      how about sleeping for 4 years??

      • 1.27.17
        hithaonthego said:

        STAY WOKE. And awake. How else are we going to fight the evil Trumpire?

        • 1.27.17
          joanna said:

          you’re so right. ugh, kinda mad at myself for making that shitty joke.

  2. 1.27.17

    Thank you so much for sharing my art! xo

    • 1.27.17
      joanna said:

      Any time! It’s really quite lovely :)