Drew's Little Yellow Book - Week of April 19, 2021
Drew's Little Yellow Book - Week of April 19, 2021
Drew's Little Yellow Book is Drew's personal guide on her favorite things to wear, watch, read, see, eat, buy, listen to, and more -- picked just for you! Time to take a look at Drew's Little Yellow Book... (Listed in no particular order...because they are ALL awesome!)
BAGGU Reusable Bags
Drew mindfully incorporates eco-conscious products into her life daily, constantly finding ways to reduce her personal environmental impact. This year, Drew made a commitment to reduce her plastic use, and one way she loves to shop now is with a BAGGU Reusable Bag! The bags are reliable, handy, and ready for any adventure!
Saying that Drew digs design...is an understatement. Drew devours decor ideas and interior inspo, and so you know any stylish living magazine recommendation is gonna be top-notch. Enter: Rue Magazine. Rue is ripe with home ideas to help bring your design desires to life!
Cosmic Queries by Neil Degrasse Tyson
In his follow-up to the book StarTalk, astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson addresses “the world's most important philosophical questions about the universe” so that we can all understand the universe through humor, philosophy, and science. There’s juicy space info for everyone to enjoy -- Drew loves teaching her little ones about the universe around us!
Plus, Neil deGrasse Tyson chatted with Drew about everything out there the show this week!
Mixtape Potluck by Questlove
The innovative cookbook Mixtape Potluck combines Questlove's music curation skills with his culinary expertise into one big party! Questlove invites his favorite famous foodie friends (chefs, musicians, artists, and more!) to share their personal recipes in a potluck to end all potlucks. Plus, each recipe is accompanied by a song, so you can truly feel the heart and soul of your meal! Drew is a mixtape lover and a major foodie, so Questlove's cookbook encompasses all of her favorite things.
Chef Kwame Onwuachi cooked Jerk Lamb with Jollof Rice from Mixtape Potluck on the show with Drew this week!
Face: One Square Foot of Skin by Justine Bateman
Writer and filmmaker Justine Bateman joins Drew's News this week to discuss the inspiration behind her latest book, a collection of fictional stories called Face: One Square Foot of Skin, about her relationship with self-acceptance, aging, and why she's not wasting time trying to change the opinions of others to make the most of her time on Earth.
Kim Kardashian’s latest fragrance collection is a collaboration with florist Jeff Leatham -- with all scents inspired by flowers: Night Iris, Desert Rose, and Jasmine Air. Plus, the bottles double as mini flower vases, so they bloom just like the perfume! Plus, they have Drew’s (the flower queen herself) seal of approval.
Public Goods Wool Dryer Balls
Drew is on a constant quest to find more environmentally-friendly alternatives for everyday objects in her home. One way Drew has upgraded her laundry game to show her love for the earth is through wool dryer balls -- a dryer sheet substitute!
According to Public Goods, the benefits of these ball are:
- "Cost-effective compared to dryer sheets
- Reduce energy used by helping clothes dry 20-30% faster
- Made of naturally sourced, non-toxic materials, unlike plastic dryer balls
- Can be reused up to 1,000 loads of laundry
- Reduce static electricity build-up in the dryer
- Once used up, they can be composted at home or in municipal facilities
- Often comes in a cotton bag that can also be reused and composted"
Notes From a Young Black Chef by Kwame Onwuachi
In his memoir Notes From a Young Black Chef, Chef Kwame Onwuachi shares his extraordinary "culinary coming-of-age tale" about "the intersection of race, fame, and food" charting his adventurous and remarkable life. Kwame discusses his obstacles, dreams, failures, and wins, and everything that has made him the chef and person he is today. Bonus: Kwame cooked his incredible Jerk Lamb with Jollof Rice on the show with Drew from Questlove's Mixtape Potluck (also featured in Drew's Little Yellow Book this week)!
Nicky Hilton x French Sole
Ooh la la! Style icon Nicky Hilton collaborated with French Sole for a chic shoe collection! Nicky loves velvet, bows, and blue soles, and her shoes are sprinkled with those elements! Drew can't decide which pair of Nicky's cute kicks she adores more!
12 Fifteen Diamonds
Drew constantly champions products that get us closer to healing Mother Nature. Danny Seo shares a diamond delight this week on the show during Drew's Doggy Bag! 12 Fifteen Diamonds sells sustainably sourced diamonds that are beautiful and better for the planet!
Pass the Spatula
In place of their in-person end-of-year event, Food and Finance High School showcased culinary skills, art, writing, recipes, interviews and more, all while addressing racial inequity in the food industry. Drew is wildly inspired by these young people opening minds and changing the world.
It's more important than ever to have a make-up routine that is simple, simple, and more simple. Luckily, Drew discovered a palette that offers multi-purpose makeup that you can use on your eyes, lips, cheeks -- on-the-go!