August has us dreaming of floral-filled skincare routines, lake-soaked skin and afternoons that feel as long as late-summer shadows.
This month, the HH team is biting into homegrown tomatoes and ripe peaches, trying co-cleansing for curly hair and spending extended time by the water's edge.
Nat: Tata Harper Hydrating Floral Essence PLUS Vintner's Daughter Active Treatment Essence (double the hydration), Vintner's Daughter Active Botanical Serum (or Flora by Monastery depending on the day), Tata Harper Restorative Eye Creme , Tata Harper Repairative Moisturizer, and Living Libations Dew Dab spot treatment.
Jenny: Glasses of natural wine on the Grape Witches patio paired with yummy and perfected snacks.
Melissa: Dumplings from our neighbours, The Daily Dumpling Wonton Co.
Nat: Fresh pasta from Eataly with farm cherry tomato's.
Jenna: So many Ontario peaches!
Jeronnie: Sourdough, large orange tomatoes, cilantro and burrata cheese.
Tara: Pickerel with tomato salad and fresh corn. Also deli sandwiches with Cape Cod chips from Silver Stream Farms in Port Sandfield.
Tara: The Guest by Emma Cline.
Nat: The Road to the City by Natalia Ginzburg.
Jenna: Waiting on my book club’s next selection.
Jenny: The Last Supper by Rachel Cusk.
Jeronnie: Bible verses.
Mary: Looking forward to getting my eyes on Oberih, a collection of stories about things that accompany us everywhere and provide solace and protection in all circumstances. It's published as a fundraising project for people affected by the war in Ukraine.
Rachel: Joy on Demand by Chade-Meng Tan.
Jenna: Noah Kahan’s Drunk Dial (with Post Malone) is on heavy rotation.
Jeronnie: The Brook & The Bluff
Tara: Lake water on the rocks.
Nat: Could It Be by Tevin Campbell.
Jenny: Enjoying this interview with Jennifer Egan.
Melissa: The Barbie Soundtrack.
Rachel: Comforting cottage-y tunes, like this Spotify playlist.
Jenny: Hiking in the Rocky Mountains with my dad.
Mary: Spending as much time as possible in the garden!
Nat: Enjoying the last month of summer by spending all my time outside!
Tara: Being in the lake much as I can, going to bed early and waking up early, reading and cooking with tomatoes.
Jenna: Attending summer socials, swimming as much as I can and getting back into spin classes.
Melissa: Going on walks by the boardwalk and swimming!
Jeronnie: Spending time with my family and their new puppy!
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