Friday Favorites

Hello! Friday has arrived and boy am I happy to see it.  I forget what it’s like to look forward to the weekend during tax season, so now that I have my weekends free I feel like shouting for joy from the rooftop.  Or balcony, the rooftop doesn’t seem very safe.

Any big plans for you this weekend?  We are going car shopping.  While I’m excited to get a new ride, I am not looking forward to the actual car shopping part.  It’s not my favorite thing to do.  Don’t tell the car salesman, but I really only care if the vehicle is pretty,  isn’t overpriced, and gets good gas mileage.  When they start talking about the engine and the extras, I tune them out.  And smile.  And nod.  Josh does the negotiating, he’s a pro. 🙂  How do you all feel about car shopping??

Whatever your plans may be, I hope you have a pleasant weekend.  To kick-start your weekend, have fun looking at my favorite things in this week’s roundup of Friday Favorites!

***click on the red text to be led to the sources of my favorites.

Favorite Cupcakes: Pineapple Upside-down Cupcakes.  No frosting needed for this no-fuss cupcake.

Favorite Lights: Insulatorlights.  I’ve seen lights like these in a few different places now and think they’re pretty nifty.  What do you think?

Favorite Salad: Sweet Potato Salad.  Sweet potatoes, red onion, jalapeno, garlic, lime juice, black beans, red pepper, and cilantro.  Much appreciation for this inventive twist on potato salad.

Favorite Gardening Idea: DIY Small Space Vegetable Garden.  City living means zero lawn now, time to figure out this urban gardening thing!

Favorite Gyro: Greek Steak and Pesto Salad Gyros.  All things pesto!!!

Favorite Paperware: Paper Printables from Claudine @ collageartist.  Check out these beyond adorable cupcake containers.  10 out of 10 on the cuteness meter.

Favorite DrinkCherry Limeade.  Can I eat more cherries this summer than I ate last summer?  Challenge accepted.

Favorite Summer BBQ Gear: 3 Gallon Beverage Dispenser with Removable Ice Core. The price is right, only $28.99 for this dispenser!

Favorite Cookies: Banana Cream Pudding Cookies.  These look irresistible.  Fun fact: pudding makes cookies soft and chewy!

Favorite Fashion: This outfit is way different from anything I have in my closet, but I’m loving it!

Favorite Bars: Strawberry-Rhubarb Pie Bars.  Strawberry and Rhubarb are one of those combos I just can’t resist.  Sweet and delicious.

Favorite Briefcases: 8 Ladylike Briefcases for Business or Pleasure.  This lady wants a ladylike briefcase.  ‘Cuz I’m a lady.

Favorite Skewers: Grilled Moroccan Chicken Skewers.  Break out the skewers and fire up the grill, it’s time for grilled goods!

Favorite Beach Gift: These bloggers posted this gift idea as an end of the school year gift for teachers (fab idea).  It’d be a great gift for your beach loving friends too!  Stuff a tea jug with a beach towel, sunscreen, and other beach accessories for an inexpensive and fun gift!

Favorite Cake: Mini Oreo Sprinkle Cakes.  If I were a cake, I’d totally want to be stuffed with an Oreo and rolled in sprinkles.  Since I’m human, I’ll just eat these cakes and wear something glittery. 🙂

Favorite Funny: 12 of the Greatest & Worst Signs Ever.  This one cracks me up. 😀

Happy Mother’s Day Weekend to all those fabulous mothers out there!

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