Hello and happy Friday friends, lovers, and life mates!
Who is reeling from their Valentine love hangover? Did cupid find you with his pointy arrow to deliver his love bite? If not, don’t fret. He probably had germs anyway.
As we just about always do, my lover and I laid low with our romancing as the king and queen of hearts. I made him a healthy breakfast (above) knowing our Valentine’s meal of king crab legs and artichokes would be buttery delicious. Just like on New Years Eve, we leave the going out to the amateurs and novices. We always find the food, atmosphere, and the company so much better when we celebrate with dinner at home minus all the hype.
I’m really looking forward to a cloudy, cocooning weekend of cooking for fun, organizing, and a general haze of laze. Because while I love the sun and fun, sometimes this girl just craves some gloom to make the brightness of spring days all that more special when the calendar pages flip again. Am I the only one who feels this way?
But enough about me. Let’s get into the goods of why you’re here and dig into this week’s Friday Faves.
I made a fun little video, did you see it?
Did you see a all the famous people who went to Jennifer A’s big birthday party? My invitation must have been lost in the mail.
The rumors are true: Breaking Bad the movie is in the works! and.I.cannot.wait.
Hate to cook? So do they. 11 women who hate to cook share their favorite meals to make.
Now THIS is a dating app that actually seems like it would work! Ha!
This Instagram page is giving more incentive to eat more plants. Like.
This super fan is Cooking with Ina and making ALL of her 1,200 recipes! His IG looks pretty funny too.
This Ina-insta account is pretty funny too. #following
Instant Pot recipe alert: 10 keto-friendly recipes.
Instant pot mole chicken tacos that are Whole30 approved.
Now is the time to eat cake.
Ah, this cous cous is making me hungry hungry.
Jalapeño popper chicken. Snap. Crackle. Kaboom.
GIMME YOUR TOTS. Baked cauli TOTS!
This alphabet soup throwback because you’re never too old for comfort.
Plus a grown up veg heavy bean soup to slurp up now.
These cupcakes are giving me a serious case of the sentimentals because I worked at the Hostess factory packing Twinkies in college. LOVE THEM but not the job so much, it was the most physically demanding job I ever had!
Ways to warm up now:
- This hot chocolate needs to go on my stay-in-and-love-it recipe list.
- How to survive and thrive in these long winter months.
- 6 amazing books to warm you up, written for women by women.
Excuse me what? There’s a sausage hotel in Germany. Ja bitte!
Chrissy Tiegen did a make-up tutorial and I WANT MORE!
7 essential makeup tips for anyone over 50 who’s loving life because 50 is the new 30. (RE: tip #7, I actually put my eyeliner UNDER my top lash line so it doesn’t smear!)
I love their concealer so I’m totally trying their new foundation because these reviews are pretty glowing.
speaking of glowing…
19 summer swimsuits you’re going to want NOW. luuuuuuuv #11!
EEEEK! My summer flip flops arrived! I couldn’t resist. Rainbow LOVE!
Double duty fashion! This mod bracelet will charge your phone. Frigging genius.
I want to build a little cabin just.like.this stunner, and give it an award for the best use of a used ski lift chair.
First it was Target, and now Joanna Gaines is taking over Anthropologie. She’s talented and struck a design nerve, but I gotta say, isn’t she just about crossing the line to over-exposed?
Okay, that is it for this week. I hope this week’s list helps you find inspiration in the kitchen too.
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