happy halloween!!!! i don’t mean to completely skip over the holiday (we’ve been listening to thriller on repeat per eleanor’s request), but i’m desperately trying to convince my husband that decorating for christmas tomorrow (november 1), is the best idea ever. he’s of that mentality that we can go all out with the christmas spirit the day after thanksgiving, but i really feel having a few extra weeks of the holiday magic adds to that thanksgiving day spirit as well. i feel like we go through this every day, and i didn’t mean to get on a tangent here about christmas on halloween and in a post that is supposed to be about donuts, but i guess i can’t help myself. i just love this time of year so much i want to immerse myself in it completely as early as i can this season.
but ok. so back to the donuts. i wanted to tell you guys, that after years of somehow gravitating towards the donut pub whenever i’m downtown on 14th street, i’ve made the final and official decision that these donuts really truly are my favorite in new york city. and new york city has a lot of really really good donut places. their simple crueller donut is my all time favorite, and they make small batches throughout the day so chances are you always get a fresh and warm one. but a few weeks ago i tried their salted chocolate caramel croissant donut and it was so good, i had to stop in for another last week when i was in the area with josh and conrad. it was so soft and fresh and full of so much flavor. so, if you ever find yourself needing a good donut and in the city, this is my favorite spot right now for a little bit of sugar, and i hope you love it too!
also. a side note, but i’ve been meaning to share this new app with you guys that josh discovered a few months ago, but it’s completely changed my relationship with books. has anyone else tried blinkist? it’s an app that basically condenses books into 15 minute reads, pulling the key parts, or the meat of the book into a summary, so you’re still able to get a good amount out of it. i’ve been using it to wrap up all the parenting books i’ve started over the years but never successfully completed and it’s been a game changer. i’m not sure it’d work as well with novels (or at least i haven’t used it this way), but with business or parenting or other sorts of books, it’s awesome. i don’t know anyone at blinkist and wasn’t asked to put a plug in or anything like that (i hope you guys know by now that if any of my content is at all sponsored, i always completely and fully disclose that to you because that’s important to me and my relationship with you and it’s important that we’re always transparent with any sponsored content. also it goes without saying that i only talk about things that we use and really like anyway), but i just wanted to share because we’ve loved using it during this chapter of life when reading several books a week is just not so practical, and for now, it’s a great help.
anyway, have a happy halloween! so excited to trick or treat with the kids tonight and raid their candy for any 100 grand bars. haha! and if you’re pulling out the christmas decorations before thanksgiving, please tell me so i can help build my case to my man that this is a really really good idea. ;)