Friday Favorites

It’s still Friday, right?  I must be more of a procrastinator than I realized, that or I can blame it on the new mom thing.  We are now seven weeks into parenthood and aren’t stumbling around like zombies quite as much.  Quinn has slept a little longer (5 hours in a row) a couple of times now and we have started figuring out what she wants each time she gets fussy.  We are also experiencing a new milestone with her: she is starting to smile for real now!  Her favorite place to be is the changing table, it’s where she does most of her cooing and grinning.  It’s pretty fantastic.  If she has any memory of her time as a baby, the poor girl is going to picture me and Josh hovering over her with goofy grins on our faces.  I guess she’ll figure out soon enough that her parents are weird.

I’ll stop babbling now and get onto Friday Favorites.  So here it is, my favorite things from around the interwebs in this week’s Friday Favorites.  Enjoy your weekend!

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

Favorite Breakfast: Glazed Mocha Donut Holes.  Holy moly these look good.

Favorite Craft Tip: How to mix chalkboard paint in any color.  I want to paint everything with chalkboard paint.  Seriously.

Favorite Drink: Strawberry Cucumber Refresher.  Because water doesn’t have to be boring.

Favorite Beauty Helper: No Sleep Quick Fix: The 5 Minute Tune Up.  I need this in my life.  There was one morning it took me at least a half an hour to get dressed, so putting on my face…fahgettaboudit.  Until now.

Favorite Salad: Mexican Chopped Salad with Grilled Chicken and Guacamole.  Salad meet Flavor, you two should get along just fine.

Favorite Flowers: Place a single bloom of various flowers in multiple vases for a unique floral arrangement.  This is perfect for a lady like me who can’t decide which flower she likes best.

Favorite Side Dish: Creamy Confetti Corn with Bacon.  Corn and bacon.  Corn and bacon.  Come on, they go together so perfectly.  I should know, I was born and raised in Iowa.

Favorite Decorating Helper: How to Style a Shelf Like a Boss.  Because all things in life should be done like a boss.

Favorite Lunches: 75 Healthy Office Lunch Ideas.  Does this mean I should stop eating peanut butter sandwiches for lunch everyday??

Favorite Patio Table: DIY Side table made of 2 pallets and 3 pavers.  I’ve seen this project popping up all over Pinterest.  For good reason too, it’s a fabulous idea!

Favorite Dessert: Rhubarb Crisp.  Rhubarb season is here!!!

Favorite Kitchen Tools: 50 Cool Kitchen Gadgets.  I know Alton Brown frowns upon unitaskers in the kitchen, but I don’t care!  Some of these gadgets are too good to pass up on.

Happy weekend to you!

 

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