Friday Faves

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Hello and happy Friday!


We are relishing these last days of summer nights, but hot damn it’s still so hot out there! So that means just one thing: Our grill is in overdrive. We had my parents over for dinner and took full advantage of the coals and summer’s bounty with a favorite grilled steak topped with a tomato salad and herbacious chimichurri sauce, the sweetest grilled corn, my Horiatiki Greek salad I shared earlier this week, and my mom’s famous pasta salad. Oh! And my fave peach cobbler with vanilla ice cream, natch. Summer is good.

Back to school is in full swing for most of you, but not me. My baby’s gap year has us deferring her first year of school but that doesn’t mean I’m not feeling all your feels. This breakdown of what kind of back-to-school-mom-are-you is maybe a bit too on-point. So funny and I bet you can peg each archetype to someone you know!

Watch this amazing paralyzed pup teach this baby how to get around. My heart! Dogs are just the BEST.

This young woman’s future is so bright.

This story, shedding light on invisible disabilities was inspiring, and an important reminder on leading with empathy.

Wow, this is how woven wire turns becomes a work of art.

Food shows and movies to check out this month.

Is this the dreamiest ice cream flavor ever?

These Mexican garlic shrimp will have you diving for more.

The pure Mediterranean flavors in this pasta have me wanting it now.

These goat cheese caprese skewers are looking to party.

Farro adds some heft to this tasty kale salad.


The prettiest tomato tart for using up the last of those summer maters.

These stir-fried green beans are making my mouth water.

Raid the garden to make this veg ragu over pasta.

This recipe has me pining for fall—and I have the apple tree to make it.

Bookmarking this yummy-looking app for football season.

This pasta dish is having a moment.

Zucchini you everything with:


Take me back to Vietnam with this lemongrass chicken.

Miso soup made for summer.

Great tips for waking up earlier, personal finance, and more in one of my fave podcasts.

This serving dish is gorgeous and the perfect addition to autumn.

A pretty wreath for fall.

How to run a half marathon.

This movie looks like a whole lotta fun.

This classic denim shirt look is still so current.

This dress.

How to dress up jeans like all the Parisian fashionistas.

The 2023 color of the year.

Time for me to get back on the grill! Hope you will too. Have a fab weekend!

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