TGIF! I know I say it every week, but is anything better than Friday?
We didn’t do anything this week but work. Our office is experiencing a merger/transition and it’s been tense and stressful. I’ve spent the entire week trying to keep my head above water. It’s still unseasonably warm here and I made the unfortunate decision to bust out my leather skirt for the first time yesterday. As the temperatures in our department rose, I started getting Ross Geller-level panicked and managed to get my skirt stuck on a trip to the bathroom. So I’m happy that’s over.
One of our favorite ways to unwind after a long day is cooking dinner together and listening to stations on Pandora. I’m not sure that this platform is still popular (barely a millennial here) but we can easily access it via our Roku and it sounds great on our soundbar. Easy enough.
I’m a decent cook and insist on making our meals every night because it’s healthier and I’m cheap. But that doesn’t mean I love the process. The only thing that makes it somewhat pleasurable for me is listening to music (and imbibing in a couple of cocktails) as I cook. This is in no way a sponsored post – I simply wanted to share how we make weeknights a little more exciting:
Fleetwood Mac: Our go-to. Obviously you’ll hear tons of Fleetwood, plus The Beatles, Rolling Stones, The Eagles, Red Hot Chili Peppers, and, my personal favorite, The Strokes. You’ll be singing like Stevie Nicks in no time.
Madonna: Some of the material girl’s biggest hits plus lots of 90s goodness! This is the perfect station for doing chores around the house. When J has appointments on Saturday or Sunday, I crank up “Into the Groove” and dust my way into heaven.
Autumn in New York: There’s nothing better than Frank Sinatra, Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald, and Louis Armstrong on a chilly fall evening. Light some candles, pour a glass of merlot (or bourbon) and relax as you put together a comfort meal!
Yacht Rock: We lived on this all summer and were thrilled when Sirius offered a similar channel! Let Hall & Oates, Lionel Richie, Chicago, and Earth, Wind & Fire take you away to sweet summertime.
George Strait: I’m not the biggest country music fan and don’t listen to current country radio at all. But this station plays all the best songs from the 90s (i.e. the non-garbage era). This station is best saved for the weekend because once they play “Straight Tequila Night”, you’ll be tossing them back like you’re 22 again.
Do you use Pandora? What are your favorite stations?
Have a wonderful weekend!
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