Friday Favorites Kick Off!

Happy Friday and welcome to my first edition of Friday Favorites!  I thought it would be fun every Friday to bring you some of my “Friday Favorites” – food, art, quotes, beautiful spaces, DIY’s, etc. –  that uplift, inspire and bring a smile to your face!

If you have a “favorite” something that warms your heart or your belly, I’d love to hear about it!  Leave me a comment or shoot me a line on my latest Friday Favorites post on FB !

Favorite Drool Worthy Dessert:  Homemade Monkey Bread with Caramel Sauce.  I cannot wait to make this eat this- Patrick’ can’t either!


 Favorite 4th of July Party Decoration:  Red, White and Blue Candle Lanterns.  So festive, easy and inexpensive!


Favorite Unlikely Friends:  Ouan the cat and Tua Lek the field mouse are the pets of a coffee-seller in Thailand.  If we could all be more like that!


Favorite Outdoor Space:  Loving the organic combined with the straight lines, and of course the dreamy lanterns! (from Jetson Green)  I could live there.

Outdoor Space

Favorite Carlsbad Cravings Flashback:  White Chocolate Chip Berrylicious Cheesecake Dip.  Creamy, easy, delicious, NO BAKE!  And its BERRYLIIOUS!  This would be perfect for 4th of July!


Favorite Photograph Series :  Time Stack by Matt Malloy.  Simply gorgeous!  In this series, Matt captures all of the colors of the sunset into one photograph by taking a series of time-lapsed photos and then layering them into one.


Favorite Household DIY:  Cabinet Hardware Makeover.  Now this is one DIY I think I can do!


Favorite Grilling Idea:  Grilled Brie with Blackberry Smash Salsa.  Just look at that oozing cheese –  pure heaven!!!


Favorite Kiwi Picture from This Week (my French Bulldog):  Those eyes.  Those ears.  That head tilt.

 Favorite Food Tutorial:  How To Make Italian Soda.  So fun and the possibilities are endless!


 Favorite Inspirational Living Quote:  Will change your life.

Value-QuoteWhat was your Friday Favorite?  I always love to hear from you!

I hope you have an inspired weekend!



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  1. Lisa says

    I just love that little Kiwi. Such a cutie.
    It was fun to see these favorites. I will have to try the 4th of July jar.
    Love the quote too.

    • Jen says

      Thanks Lisa, I am so in love with Kiwi. She is my snuggle buddy! Happy you enjoyed my favorites! A lot more to come :)!