Friday Faves – foodiecrush

Good day and Blissful Friday!

The countdown is on! For my Smudge (I’m wondering how for much longer my virtually 14-year-old goes to permit me to name her that?) meaning solely 2 extra Monday’s ’til faculties out for summer season and her 14th birthday originally of June the place this birthday cake will almost certainly be making its annual look.

For me, the fruits of my countdown is a mere 24 hours away. At the moment I’m at a meals running a blog convention and I’m more than pleased that’s being held domestically as a result of as soon as it’s over, out! This weekend winds up a flurry of April journey that has saved me on my toes and ever-in-motion taking part in adventurer/entrepreneur/mom-wife-daughter-friend and juggler-of-all-the-things. And whereas I really like the chance to journey, I’m SO EXCITED to be dwelling, to plant my flowers and backyard, go on day-dates with my man, cook dinner for enjoyable, cheer in any respect the basketball and soccer video games, work on my golf recreation (beware LPGA, HERE I COME!), and simply sit and be me.

Am I the one one who’s completely content material to be a homebody?

As soon as I’ve caught up on a couple of issues right here at dwelling, you gained’t simply discover me toiling away within the backyard—though that will be good. As an alternative, I’ll be getting busy on plenty of issues right here on the weblog and different initiatives I’ve within the pipeline, too.

Right here’s a preview of only a few factor you’ll be seeing extra of quickly:

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NEW! Weekly Meal Plans + Grocery Buying Lists: Final week (considerably of a whim) I despatched out a weekly meal plan to my e-mail record. The concept was to create a meal plan that includes recipes of my very own and from a few of my favourite meals blogs that may be prepped, cooked, and stretched to increase all through the week, serving to you save money and time. The favorable response was overwhelming and I’m thrilled you guys preferred it! So now, it appears to be like like it is going to be changing into an everyday weekly factor (Saturdays appeared to be the day of the week most wished to obtain it.)

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Nourished Planner 2019: Alexa and I are nicely underway to creating subsequent yr’s model of just about what I name my third arm –> our printed Nourished Planner, with some new additions we will’t wait to disclose. All of it’s coming quickly. However till then, we now have a couple of copies of the 2018 version nonetheless out there at 50% off proper now.

FoodieCrush neighborhood survey outcomes: Thanks, thanks to everybody who participated within the survey a couple of weeks in the past. I’m compiling all the info and can be sending out an e-mail to share all of it with you very quickly, in addition to letting you realize who the giveaway winner is! If you happen to didn’t take the survey but, your voice nonetheless counts and I’d like to know what you assume while you take the survey right here.

And that’s a tidbit of what’s taking place round right here.

What Went Up This Week…

This week’s culinary creations included:

And on that notice, let’s get on with this week’s Friday Faves!

I can completely perceive why this letter from a mother to her husband went viral. #beentherewishedthat

The wildest hair equipment at this yr’s Met Gala. I’d say SJP gained.

However I notably cherished Chrissy Teigen’s look. Too humorous. I really like her.

And this Insta is severe eye sweet for all issues French, and I’m in amour.


Overlook the Eiffel Tower, right here’s the insider’s information for what to do in Paris.

I’m completely obsessed along with her YouTube channel.

And, Dealer Joe’s has a podcast??!!! Whaaaat?

Make dinner res and order takeout on Instagram. Greatest app replace ever?


The final word summer season film information. I personally can’t wait to see Ocean’s eight.

And, the books that you must learn all summer season lengthy.

And, 40+ trendy summer season swim fits!

Are you able to relate to this???

How one teen went from bullied center schooler to app inventor to world-renowned activist. Completely inspiring.

Don’t overlook some fairly contemporary buds on your mama on Sunday! Right here’s a very cool trick I simply found that you are able to do with roses (completely hooked now)!

That is precisely what I wish to sip on this Sunday.

Craving these brownies so badly proper now (and so they’re more healthy too, however you wouldn’t understand it)!

Making this rosé all day sangria asap (and repeating all summer season lengthy).

A rooster dinner recipe you can also make any evening of the week.

This chopped salad makes me wish to get into the kitchen, chop chop!

And since you possibly can by no means have too many candy issues, particularly on Mom’s Day, these are 5 treats you need to completely spoil Mother with this weekend:

This rainforest house is INSANE. And I’d stay there in a heartbeat. These home windows!

And since I undoubtedly have vegetation on the mind after that home, listed here are 9 vegetation you may get away with watering simply as soon as a month. Really easy.

And since summer season is coming, listed here are 40 + swimsuits that can get you all of the compliments. I’ve acquired my eye on #5.

14 Mom’s Day items that assist trigger.

This romper is tremendous cute for summer season and it’s an amazing value too.

These are ALMOST precisely like my favourite OP shorts as an adolescent!

I feel I’ll have to present in and get these sneakers.

That is such a fairly prime.

Obsessive about the again of this gown. Love the colour too.

Okay buddies and fellow mamas, get on the market and have a unbelievable weekend and deal with your self!

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