Hello and happy Friday!
Wow, what a week in the news! If I wasn’t attached to my phone’s news feed before, this week has turned me into a checker for sure. Between the rapid-fire ins and outs of the political field to the evolving crisis of the Corona virus, everything that lies just outside the radius of my little circle feels in flux.
So many questions. Do I make travel plans or stay home? Invest in the stock market or hold tight? Shake hands or tap heels? It’s just so much.
Knowing there isn’t much I can do at this stage (however I 100% cast my vote!), I’m taking it all in with a realistic lens and keeping.things.chill. I’m washing my hands, I have food on hand, and I’m trying to keep a sense of humor about the political gaffes I can only laugh about or else I might cry—with both horror and humor and probably at the same time.
That’s why this weekend I’m taking a hard left from panic and celebrating daylight savings time (could it be for the last time?) by taking my extra hour to soothe my senses with some good old fashioned baking. I haven’t decided yet what I’ll be kneading or taste testing before baking, but it will be either sweet or savory and definitely comforting.
But enough about all that, let’s dig into this week’s Friday Faves!
See! Proof we CAN ALL GET ALONG! The cutest thing ever caught on video.
And this is why you should rescue a dog. Love. And my eyes are leaking a bit now. Damn dogs :).
53 songs you can sing instead of Happy Birthday while washing your hands from coronavirus.
It’s not who is, it’s who isn’t talking about this show? I need to get on the binging bandwagon.
So…back to baking…what should I bake this weekend with my extra hour of daylight?
- These cinnamon rolls, because they are beyond delish and since I have an extra hour, why not?
- This quick bread because it cures all my sweet and nutty cravings.
- This limey pie, because hello, pie.
- This focaccia, because I loved her episode and I wish I was in Italy right now.
- This no-knead bread because I made it before and I want to try it again.
This salad is 100% me all day every day.
Make this healthy soup once and eat all week.
100% weekend approved breakfast bowls.
Watch out Girl Scouts, homemade thin mints might be taking over.
For all of you stock-piling ala coronavirus: 20 recipes you can make with a can of beans.
You know those free little libraries in people’s front yards? My idea was to make one out of an old microwave, but this one is pretty dang cool too.
15 smart cleaning tricks that will save you money.
DIY hand sanitizers: which ones don’t work and what does.
6 hand sanitizers that are good for your skin…if they aren’t sold out.
Are you part of the “staying in” culture, or is it just me?
Hey mama, when time outs don’t work, try this.
I’m committing to wearing just 33 items for 3 months—my friend Courtney’s new book about how to build a capsule wardrobe and why, has me cleaning out my closet and making the change. I mean, I pretty much wear the same thing over and over again anyway so why not give it a try?
My 15 year old has taught me the virtues of selling her no-longer-worn clothes online for mad money. Get rid of it!!! 15 best sites and apps for selling clothes online.
Who’s ready for SPPPRRRING??!
- 20 spring dresses that might outshine the bride.
- My favorite flip flops in gold.
- These patio table chairs are 15% off and I am liking them a lot.
- And check out this egg chair.
- Who’s ready to jet? This sleek laptop backpack is nearly half off.
15 cult favorite French pharmacy beauty products you can buy online.
7 street style trends to be shopping for now…unless you’re doing the capsule wardrobe of course.
And…food for thought: What she learned from quiting Instagram for 6 months.
That’s it for this week. Enjoy that extra hour by getting out to do something fun and cook something good!
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