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      Color Collective: 10 Links to News & Hues, Vol. 11

      Color Collective: 10 Links to News & Hues, Vol. 11

      Got the travel bug again? I definitely do but I'm playing it safe and taking short/day trips not far from home for now. Once it's safe to expand my horizons, I have a long list of places I'm headed to. This week's list will help you plan colorful trips of all sizes:

       

      • I'm not big on tour traveling. Call me a control freak but vacations shouldn't be about schedules and timetables. Nevertheless, a few of these international food tours would make me break my own rules. 
      • Washington, DC has always been a weekend getaway destination for me. Despite all that has occurred there in recent months (and years), I can't wait to return to check out some of the places Vice President Kamala Harris frequents. (Travel and Leisure)
      • Pop these in your carry-on for a luxurious moisturizing skin care treat.
      • You'll be able to find your luggage on the airport baggage carousel with ease with one of these colorful spinners.

       

      Until next time, may your life be filled with COLOR!

       

      Love, Juliet

        

       

       

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      Colorful Eats: Mustard Roasted Chicken Thighs

      Colorful Eats: Mustard Roasted Chicken Thighs - JulRe Designs LLC

      In our current times, I hope that we all can recognize when we need to step away from it all to rejuvenate and refresh. I'm sensing that it's almost that time again for me. It's critical at any time to be able to take a few steps back from it all but especially now when the world is getting better but is still a bit chaotic and frenzied. So my wish for you everyday is peace and harmony - may you find you find your way to your own Shangri-la. And good food.

      Before I make any moves, I just had to share the Home Chef Extraordinaire's latest flavorful take on chicken. This time, he's using thighs but your favorite part of the chicken will do) and he's concocted a dish that's great for lunch or dinner and perfect for kid's meals. The taste key is the use of fresh rosemary. It adds a depth of flavor to the dish and with the spicy brown mustard, provides an aromatic tanginess that is oh-so palate appealing. As is always his custom, to keep the dish healthy and juicy, the preparation is done in an Air Fryer but this main dish can be prepared in the oven as well. While the dish itself is not extremely colorful, you must admit that the addition of steamed brussel sprouts and carrots all on my beautiful serving platter makes it all photo fabulous! You can find the fast, super simple recipe below:

      Mustard Roasted Chicken Thighs

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      Noritake Co., Inc.

       

       

      Mustard Roasted Chicken Thighs

      (serves 4)

      PREP TIME: 3 MINUTES

      COOK TIME: 20 MINUTES

       

      Ingredients

      2 tbsp Dijon or spicy brown mustard

      1 tbsp maple syrup

      1 tbsp fresh rosemary

      ½ tsp onion powder

      ½ tsp garlic powder

      ¼ tsp paprika

      ¼ tsp salt

      ¼ tsp black pepper

      4 chicken thighs, bone-in, skin on

       

      Directions 

      1.  MIX together the mustard, maple syrup, rosemary, onion powder, garlic powder, paprika, salt, and black pepper in a small bowl.

      2.  COAT the chicken thighs in the mustard glaze and set aside.

      3.  SELECT Preheat on the Air Fryer, adjust to 380°F, and press Start/Pause.

      4.  PLACE the chicken thighs in the preheated air fryer and top with any left over glaze.

      5.  SELECT Chicken, adjust time to 20 minutes, and press Start/Pause.

       

      Until next time, live a color-filled life!

      Love, Juliet

       

       

       

        Noritake Co., Inc.

         

         

         

        Color Collective: 10 Links to News & Hues, Vol. 10

        Harrison Chair in Bubble Gum - Apt2B

        This week's links are dedicated to sitting down in colorful style and comfort. Chairs, couches, stools....or maybe not even sitting so much. Take a seat and enjoy!

         

        • This is the motivating app that I use to counteract the effects of sitting too much during the course of a work day. (Apple)
        • After a tremendously long and arduous search, I found my dream sofa(s) here. (Jonathan Adler)
        • If you can afford to use a chair as a work of art, these intriguing pieces will get your collector juices flowing. (Architectural Digest)
        • I'm not sure I can fit in another DIY project right now, but one of these barstool ideas is definitely going on the to-do-later list. (DIY Joy)
        • This list of famous chairs from movies and pop culture made me realize just how important this "prop" could be to the telling of a visual story. (Homecrux)

         

        Until next time, may your life be filled with COLOR!

         

        Love, Juliet

         

         

         

         

         

         

         

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        Color Collective: 10 Links to News & Hues, Vol. 9

        Color Collective: 10 Links to News & Hues, Vol. 9

        I missed posting your links last week but I'm trying to make up for it with this week's really special ones. Enjoy!

        • Which major fashion brand do you think is at the forefront of using plant-based materials for some of its products? The answer may surprise you. (DesignTaxi)
        • These exercises DO help strengthen your core and if a flatter tummy is a side benefit, I'll take it! (Prime Women)
        • I recently did some Spring dress shopping - in my closet! I'm just a bit embarrassed by what I found. (The Color Lab Blog)
        • As a Marvel fan, this interview with the creator and showrunner for the newest Avengers action series on Disney+, was revealing and very relevant in our current times. (Polygon)
        • Reading glasses are a necessity for many of us and the search for colorful and fashionable ones is over. I'm head-over-heels in LOVE with these. (CADDIS)
        • A toast to these 10 Black women who are successfully distilling spirits in the male dominated industry. (Thrillist)
        • Get 20% OFF my favorite glow-inducing body oil with code 'GLOWROSE' until 3/21/2021! (Gem Luxe Beauty)

         

        Until next time, may your life be filled with COLOR!

         

        Love, Juliet

         

         

         

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        Color Collective: 10 Links to News & Hues, Vol. 8

        Color Collective: 10 Links to News & Hues, Vol. 8

        Links! Links! Here are your weekly LINKS!

        • In need of an unconventional sports drink? This article says we may need to look at red wine in a whole new light. (Food & Wine)
        • No matter what COVID restrictions your state is lifting or how you feel about wearing a mask, you should read this. (Well+Good)
        • Finally! This Spring handbag in joyful colors that I've been coveting is ON SALE!
        • I love cotton sweaters for transitioning into warmer weather and this one comes in lively ombré tones.
        • A good read on what we really need as a country to decrease the number of issues that separate us. (Scientific American)

         

        Until next week, may your life be filled with COLOR!

         

        Love, Juliet

         

         

         

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        I hope you love the products I recommend! This blog post contains affiliate links, which means that if you click on one and make a purchase, I may receive a small commission. This helps support the blog and allows me to continue to bring you color commentary like this. You can find more about our site, privacy, and disclosure policies here. Thank you for your continued support!