Hey hey and happy Friday!
I’m sharing this week’s Friday Faves from sunny Savannah, GA. After a pandemic-induced much-delayed travel itinerary, my mom and sister and I are finally taking the trip we planned over three years ago. We started in Charleston, SC then made our way to Savannah for this girls getaway. The food. The architecture. The ever-present wafts of blooming jasmine. This easy breezy Southern lifestyle is something I could get used to.
Needless to say, I’m taking advantage of the Southern cuisine and eating all of the fresh oysters and my favorite Southern dish each and every day, and no, I am not and will not be tired of eating it before our flight home tomorrow. Bring it on!
If you want great travel tips, follow my friend Michelle, a travel-writer for some of the most respected publications out there, for the best insider tips on where to go and what to do.
And, if you’re thinking of Paris travels, I’ve been devouring this Instagrammer’s stories of her month-long stay in Paris. Tres bon!
Who doesn’t love to sit back and gaze up at the stars? If you haven’t in a while, now’s the time! The best places in the U.S. to stargaze. And be sure to download this app so you know what you’re looking for.
Cinco de Mayo is on its way and that means chips and GUAC! Here’s how to ripen avocados perfectly.
These tacos are making me SO hungry right now. And this queso looks like a total party.
I’m discovering more great spring salads like this one.
When easy dinnertime rings the bell, this sheet pan shrimp dish answers loud and proud.
Go full veg with this Indian-spiced sheet pan tofu meal.
This egg recipe is unlike any I’ve ever seen. Yum.
Rice pilaf is one of my favorite side dishes and this recipe looks exceptional.
If you’re looking for a cooking project with the kids, this one is fun.
Grilled chicken wings. Pass me the napkins.
This pork chop recipe is so original. I bet it tastes amazing.
Feeling Paleo? Make this burger bowl ASAP. And if you’re vegetarian (or even if you’re not), this black bean burger looks BOMB.
This sandwich is my husband’s idea of lunch in heaven—and so not vegetarian.
Oooo, this sounds good: Bourbon chicken.
Due to my DNA, personality type, and the positive encouragement I received in my formative years (they’re not over yet, are they?) I’m a pretty confident person. That’s why I found this article on women’s confidence v. interesting and a viewpoint to listen to.
Feeling socially awkward? This may be why.
6 simple ways to boost productivity when working from home.
This dress is so pretty and perfect for summer.
Also digging these pretty earrings.
The best bug spray for keeping those pesky mosquitos at bay.
Just added these planters to my wish list.
Mother’s Day is just around the corner!
- This Mother’s Day card made me laugh
- And this one is super cute
- 12 kitchen gifts for moms who love to cook
- A pretty necklace with an inspiring message for a good cause
- The coolest concept—craft your own special curated Mother’s Day gift box (you can even choose the box design!)
- A gorgeous bouquet
- Luxurious (and classy) satin pajamas
- A memoir she’ll love to curl up with
Obsessed with this dreamy home (that open kitchen and that amazing bathroom though—ALL the heart eyes)!
Loving these gorgeous bar stools (and they’re on sale).
4 practical suggestions to help you get unstuck.
How to ergonomically set up your desk.
Okay! Time for me to get back to exploring Georgia! Have a fantastic weekend! XO
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