My Friday Favorites 06.05.15

My Friday Favorites

On TV –  I’ve been re-watching Season 2 of Orange is the New Black in preparation for Season 3 which will be released on Netflix on June 12. Good news, Larry, Jason Biggs’ character will not be in this upcoming season, but bad news, neither will Pablo Schreiber’s Officer Mendez character. Other summer shows starting in June: The Astronaut Wives on June 18, Season 5 of Suits on June 24. Check out Esquire Magazine’s  TV Shows Premiering Summer 2015 That You Should Watch


In the Kitchen-  Through Pinterest, I found this Roasted Asparagus recipe from She Wears Many HatsThe only switch I made to the recipe was grilling the asparagus on the outdoor grill inside of roasting in the oven. It was delicious! Here are pictures of my attempts of this recipe.  


prepped and marinating

unnamedafter grilling

For more of my favorite green recipes check out my Pinterest Board:
Veggies and Salads 

On the To-Do List – 57 Free Things to do With Kids In Philly Summer 2015Summer vacation is about to start. Print this and start checking your adventures off. 

For the Parenting ToolboxNo, Your Kid May Not Have a Snack by Amanda Kolson Hurley in The Chicago Tribune. A great read about the sometimes obsessive compulsive thing called parenthood. 

No Your Kid May Not Have a Snack

On Instagram – One of  Essie’s summer colors – Mojito Madness featured on TargetStyle.


On the Bookshelf – After a lot of buzz these past few weeks, I bought the life changing magic of tidying up by Marie Kondo.  Can’t wait to read it cover to cover.

the life changing magic of tidying up

For the Teacher – End of the school year is here and there are a lot of ways to thank your child’s teacher. Thanks to Sweet Metel Moments for these “One Smart Cookie” notecards. We printed them out, glued them to gift bags, and included Milano cookies for my daughter’s teachers. I found this idea from a great roundup post of Teacher Appreciation Ideas from Baby to Boomer.


Hope you had a fabulous week. Leave me a comment and let me know what your Friday Favorites are. Thanks for reading.

One thought on “My Friday Favorites 06.05.15

  1. leighalice says:

    I read the KonMari tidying book and can’t wait to hear what you thought. I was inspired to clean out my closet, and had 2 trash bags as tall as me to donate! I just need to reinvigorate that feeling and tidy the other aspects of my home…

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