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five friday favorites 2.20.15
I hope you all had a nice week!  I was in Palm Springs last weekend with my family, following my husband around for Modernism Week and then we flew over to Park City, Utah with some friends for a few...

five friday favorites 2.13.15
It's a long weekend for my family, yippee!!  I hope you are getting a little extra time off, too.  I have a few fab items I've been loving lately and sharing with my cooking class students.  Let me know what...

five friday favorites 2.6.15 — valentine’s edition!
I'm not the kind of girl that needs fancy gifts or over-the-top flowers on Valentine's Day.  And I would much rather stay home with my husband and kids than be at a crowded restaurant.  None of that says "L-O-V-E" to...

five friday favorites 1.30.15
I hope you had a good week, friends.  Some of you were buried in snow while at the same time many others were confused by the record heat in January.  Wherever you live, chances are you're thinking about Super Bowl...

five friday favorites 1.23.15
My Five Friday Favorites continues!!  Sometimes I'll mention things in my classes, and when I notice a lot of people writing them down, I know that it's something I need to share!  Feel free to leave a comment with any...

five friday favorites 1.16.15
So much to be excited about today!  It's Friday, hooray! and it's a 3-day weekend.  Yippee!  And...I have a few more favorites to share.  Have a good one! Linen bowl covers As you know, I try to avoid plastic like the...

five friday favorites 01.09.15
Happy new year, friends!  I hope the holidays treated you well.  Everyone I know is trying to start fresh, clear the clutter, detox, get organized, simplify!!  Today I have a few of my favorite things to share that may help...

five friday favorites: homemade edible gifts for the holidays and a recipe for dark chocolate hazelnut bark with dates and sea salt
Holiday gift list.  Those three words can make me more stressed out than hearing "OMG!  You borrowed my shirt again without asking!"  I honestly do not love trudging around shopping malls, looking for parking and standing on looooong lines at...

five friday favorites: edible gifts to buy 12.12.14
'Tis the season and I have been frantically trying to find the perfect gifts for all my loved ones.  You still have a little less than one week before the first night of Hanukkah and two weeks-ish before Christmas, but...

five friday favorites for entertaining 12.05.14
Happy Holidays, friends!  I had to take a little blogging break in order to prepare for (and recover from) my 36-person Thanksgiving last week!  Hope yours was as special and fun as mine was. I have a few new Friday Favorites...