Posts in category "Friday Favorites"

Friday Favorites: The Avett Brothers, The Tilt and Zip Lining

Friday Favorites: The Avett Brothers, The Tilt and Zip Lining
Happy Friday and Earth Day!  Things have been very busy around here lately.  It is Spring Break, and I’ve been making a conscious effort to experience and appreciate our city. My husband and I loved the Avett Brothers last night at the Chicago Theatre.  The brothers and their band from North Carolina have a unique... Read more »

Friday Favorites: Wood Countertops, Lego Storage and Nutella French Toast

Friday Favorites: Wood Countertops, Lego Storage and Nutella French Toast
Happy Friday! This week and month both seem to be flying by.  With spring sort of in the air, I’m taking on some new home projects, wanting your opinion and sharing a few of my favorites. Our countertops are a terrible blue green Formica. I am seriously considered replacing them with something like this. Have... Read more »

How to create a gallery wall

How to create a gallery wall
I’ve been admiring photos of gallery walls and craving one in my own home. We got our house painted over the summer and I took down most of our framed photos and artwork and didn’t rehang most it.  I enjoyed the clean and minimal walls for a few months, but am ready for a change.... Read more »
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Friday Favorites: Ten Things

Friday Favorites: Ten Things
This week included a flooded basement, end of the school year parties and packing for our annual summer vacation. I’m looking forward to the change of routine and hopefully some calm family time.  First I wanted to share ten things with you. 1. Bravo, Jon Stewart. There are no jokes to be made about the... Read more »

I Am Addicted to Virtual Garage Sales

I Am Addicted to Virtual Garage Sales
Did you know there are private neighborhood virtual garage sale groups on Facebook?  I joined, but did nothing for many months until this spring when I got that urge to clean, organize and get rid of all things immediately. I have sold a few boots, shoes, kids clothes and even given away a vase, books,... Read more »

Friday Favorites: Empathy Cards, Green Laundry Detergent and FrameBridge

Friday Favorites: Empathy Cards, Green Laundry Detergent and FrameBridge
Happy Friday!  I hope all you moms have a peaceful weekend.  But, first I wanted to share some of my favorite things that have been making me happy these past few weeks. I love, love, love these cards by Emily McDowell.   McDowell created empathy cards because most of us struggle to find the right words... Read more »
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Can I Wear A Jumpsuit?

Can I Wear A Jumpsuit?
I stumbled upon this jumpsuit and spent a long time studying it.  It appears soft, super easy and roomy, but in reality I am not really sure if I, or anyone that is not a supermodel or too young to drive can pull off a jumpsuit. In my mind, I imagine myself wearing this on... Read more »

Friday Favorites: The Softest Yoga Pants, NightFood and Sweet Potato Pancakes

Friday Favorites: The Softest Yoga Pants, NightFood and Sweet Potato Pancakes
Happy (Good) Friday!  We are celebrating Passover tonight with my family and driving to Indiana tomorrow for another Seder.  Before I left, I wanted to share some of my favorite products with you. There are so many brands of yoga clothes, that I have a hard time keeping up. Are there any that you are... Read more »

What I am reading: Attachments by Rainbow Rowell

What I am reading: Attachments by Rainbow Rowell
I began reading Attachments by Rainbow Rowell on the beach in Florida earlier this month.  When I got home life got busy and I put it aside.   I picked it back up yesterday and read right through it in one sitting.  It is an easy read, very modern and deals with a topic that applies... Read more »
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Friday Favorites: Liquido Leggings, Printable Valentines and the Perfect French Fries

Friday Favorites: Liquido Leggings, Printable Valentines and the Perfect French Fries
Happy Friday to you.  This Chicago weather has got me in a funk, but I am hoping this weekend I can snap out of it.  The good news is that today I am sharing some of my favorite things with you. Wellness expert Tiffany Cruikshank teamed up with Liquido to create the cutest and softest... Read more »