Life’s more fun when you live it flavorfully—that’s why we pepper our days with dynamic reads, inspired adventures, brain-feeding podcasts, and recipes we’ll cook up as soon as we have the time. Here’s our Friday roundup of the five things we’re into and up to this week:


1. Hosting | Food52
The One Tool You Need to Throw the Best Brunch Party
Utensils? Check. Mimosas? Check. Egg Coddler? Yes, please. After reading about this super convenient tool, you’ll want to upgrade your brunch ASAP.

2. Watching | Well + Good
What to Watch On Netflix Right Now for Major Vacation Inspiration
Eat, Pray, Love inspired an abundance of people to grab their passports and jump outside their comfort zones, but these movies deserve shine too. Check out the best movies on Netflix that’ll have you renewing your passport ASAP.

3. Discovering | Part-Time Genius
Part-Time Genius: Why Ikea is Obsessed with Building a Better Meatball
It’s easy to love IKEA – its grown-up playground feel is definitely something we can get behind. What are the secrets to this mega-chain’s success? This pod covers the gamut, from meatballs to airflow, design, and more. 

4. Gazing | Forbes
This is the 3 Billionth Total Solar Eclipse, Here’s Why This One Is Special
We’re super excited for this year’s total solar eclipse – actually scratch that, we’re obsessed. No really, we can’t stop reading every article in sight. We’re not saying we’re Neil deGrasse Tyson, but after reading this one, we’re pretty close.

5. Eating | For Those Who Savor
Heirloom Tomatoes with Charred Corn and Whipped Crazy Feta
This week, we’re keeping it simple with a healthy, low-calorie snack that takes the win. And yes, whipped Crazy Feta might just be better than regular Crazy Feta.