Our wedding is less than two months away and we are making the final planning decisions. Waiting until the last minute (according to typical wedding planning suggested timelines, anyway) actually has an advantage: You’re forced to just make a concrete decision on things, which takes the hemming and hawing and reconsideration out of everything. It feels pretty good just sitting down, laying out the options, and pulling the trigger on something.
For those of you who have planned a wedding, did you do everything several months in advance as is typically recommended? Or were you able to pull things together closer to the wedding day?
In between picking out hors d’oeuvres and pew decor, here are some interesting links I came across this week:
If you want to freak yourself out, the Environmental Working Group has created a database where you can plug in your zipcode and see all the contaminants present in your drinking water!
If you’re concerned about climate change, the NYT has a piece on what you can do in your daily life to lower your carbon footprint. Most of the advice is intuitive, but some might surprise you.
If you need some motivation to exercise and you’re hooked on Orange is the New Black, you might want to try Cycflix, the stationary bike that will stream Netflix only while you are pedaling.
Though they can be creepy or even downright terrifying, bugs are really important for our ecosystem. It turns out, without bugs, we might all be dead.
I don’t know why you would need to put charcoal in ice cream, but I’m pretty much down to try anything that ends with “ice cream.” Here’s one of the “8 hot food trends of the summer” according to CNBC.