Hey and happy Friday!
Easter is upon us and with it a time for new beginnings. I love taking a moment for introspection. Time to assess where I am, who I am, and where I wish to be. Working on oneself should always be a work in progress. And let’s not kid ourselves, it’s hard. It’s hard to look in the mirror and see who we truly are, warts, successes, and all. Sometimes it’s just as hard to take ownership of it, warts, successes, and all. But with this new beginning, I’m ready for all of it.
I’m also ready for this quiche. Quiche me, please! And happy Easter.
But first, let’s get into this week’s Friday Faves.
Did you know plants make sounds when they’re stressed? Mind blown.
Building a better brain through the arts.
Meet Vogue’s oldest cover model, 106-year-old Apo Whang-Od, a legendary Filipino tattoo artist. Her story is incredible and how stunning is she?
I recently finished watching this show and I can’t say enough good things. Highly recommend!
The 39 best new books to read this summer.
And, the new cookbook I’m thinking I might add to the arsenal.
Just in case your Easter menu isn’t set in stone just yet, here’s some tasty inspiration.
And don’t forget the carrot cake (this Easter bunny’s a big fan). Hop to it.
Whatever you do this weekend, cinnamon rolls are always a good idea, and this is my forever recipe—truly the best I’ve ever had.
This pink cake is pure happiness.
You know I always crave lots of crunch in my salads, so these salad topper crunchies are right up my alley!
The dreamy smoothie I can’t wait to make.
An epic-looking breakfast burrito.
Salmon croquettes would be perfect for brunch. YUM.
These key lime cookies look so dang good.
Creamy Italian skillet gnocchi is beckoning me.
You know you wanna make this comforting spring chicken dinner.
Banana. Pudding. Cheesecake. Ummm this might be the best marriage of two desserts I’ve ever seen.
I love these cheery placemats.
Very into this funky little table lamp that emits such a magical glow.
This beautiful hanging planter is on sale.
The dreamiest candle for spring.
Cute hoops (great price too).
A classic denim shirt. Digging the denim on denim look.
The perfect jumpsuit for summer vacays.
There’s just something about a striped pj set.
This liquid eyeliner has a built-in eraser for mistakes—genius!
Do you use packing cubes? They are an absolute GAME CHANGER for travel. Here are the ones I have.
And, this weekender bag has awesome reviews.
I love the use of color in this pretty San Francisco home.
2 cool tricks to help tulips last longer.
21 songs to help you sleep like a baby.
And that’s it for this week. Have a grand weekend and cook something FANTASTIC!
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