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Happy February! In 2022, I remember feeling like January would never end, but this year, it flew right by before I could catch my breath and I never really made time to do some of my typical January traditions. So even though it’s no longer “Happy New Year” season, I’m going to share a little recap of 2022 by featuring five of my favorite newsletters from last year.
5 Favorite Newsletters from 2022
Let me know if you have a favorite, or if there’s a topic you’d like me to explore this year.
Ejaculate Responsibly Book Tour! Locations & Dates
Since I’m heading to the U.S. for Alt Summit in March (Alt Summit is the conference that I run), my book team has put together a little coast-to-coast book tour!!! I am REALLY looking forward to these events. If you can make it, I can’t wait to meet you and connect with you in person and hear your stories. These are the dates and cities:
March 1st - NEW YORK CITY
7pm at P&T Knitwear Books & Podcasts
180 Orchard Street New York, NY 10002
In conversation with CBS anchor Tony Dokoupil!
Click here for NYC event tickets.
March 2nd - WASHINGTON D.C.
7pm at Sixth & I
600 I St NW, Washington, DC 20001
In conversation with writer and activist Charlotte Clymer!
Click here for DC event tickets.
March 7th - BOSTON
7pm at Porter Square Books: Boston Edition
50 Liberty Dr. Boston, MA 02210
In conversation with neuroscientist turned multi-media creative Dr. Christine Koh!
Click here for Boston event tickets.
March 9th - SAN FRANCISCO
6PM at Book Passage at the Ferry Building
One Ferry Building 42, San Francisco, CA 94111
In conversation with artist and author Carissa Potter Carlson!
Click here for SF event tickets.
March 12-15th - PALM SPRINGS
At the Alt Summit conference, Saguaro Hotel
1800 E Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, CA 92264
I’ll be speaking at the conference and doing a book signing.
Click for conference tickets.
March 16th - LOS ANGELES
7pm at Second Home
1370 N St Andrews Pl, Los Angeles, CA 90028
In conversation with writer and podcaster Caissie St. Onge!
Click here for LA event tickets.
Lately on Design Mom
8 Secrets to the Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookie
This is the BEST reference guide (with recipe!). You’ll want to bookmark it, I promise. There’s even a trouble-shooting section with images of not-quite-right cookies that can help you figure out how to achieve the exact texture you’re looking for.
You Light Up My World Valentines
Looking for a candy-free Valentine idea? This one is a big hit — it features handy little finger-lights and there’s a free printable to help make it even easier.
Spinach Artichoke Chicken Pasta Bake
I guess “bake” in this case is just an alternate name for “casserole”. I sure love casseroles. This one is super easy, uses ingredients you probably have on hand or can easily stock, and it’s ready in about 30 minutes.
Make a Heart-shaped Pom Pom Bookmark
Gosh these are so cute. I find them irresistible. You could make one as a sweet little valentine for your sweetheart, or make a dozen to share with your bookclub this month. All you need to make these is yarn and scissors.
That’s all for now. Feel free to comment on anything I mentioned above, or whatever’s on your mind.
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