Friday, February 3, 2017

Friday Favorites: Hello February

Happy Friday & Happy February!! I am ready for a little weekend in my life - this week was full!! This weekend will definitely be designated to a little work but hopefully some fun too! I'm excited to start working on Valentine's recipes! One of my friends (Hi Erica!) asked me if I'm one of those people who LOVE Valentine's day, and initially I said no. But, after giving it some thought... I really just love any reason to decorate and make festive treats! So, I guess I do LOVE Valentine's day! Here's what's going on in my world right now...
1. Have you seen this!? It's called the United State of Women - it's a bunch of great women talking about empowering women. And I couldn't love it more!

2. Last video for today, I promise!! I have been anxiously awaiting the release of the new Beauty and Beast, and I every time a new trailer comes out I get so excited! The full length trailer is finally out and it is glorious!! I love Emma Watson, I love the costumes, I love Ariana Grande and John Legend singing Beauty and the Beast - it's just all too good and March 17th cannot come soon enough!
3. I talked all about these scrumptious Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Cupcakes on Wednesday and I am still thinking about them. I used my cupcake corer to core chocolate cupcakes and fill them with eggless cookie dough. Then I frosted them and put a cute little chocolate chip cookie on the top. They were a little like a 5 course meal all in one but they were so so good!You can find the recipe HERE.

4. In July, I hung chalkboard on the inside of one of our cupboard doors so that it looks like this:
And it is always a favorite of mine - it kind of feels like I'm living in Pinterest when I have that cupboard door open. Well, at the very bottom of the chalkboard there's a bit of real estate that I use to write seasonal quotes. At least, that was my hope! I had a Halloween quote on there until this Wednesday! 
On Wednesday, I finally got out my chalk and wrote a Valentine's quote and I have fallen in love with this cupboard all over again!! I am so excited that this cupboard no longer says 'Happy Haunting' and I'm hoping to get this one down in a reasonable amount of time after Valentine's Day. But, If I'm being real, this cupboard will likely say 'Love, Kisses & Valentine's Wishes' until July.

5. In Canada, we have 2 types of Girl Guide Cookies. Both are pictured above - the ones on the bottom left are like Oreos and they are not my favorite BUT the ones on the top right are a minty cookie and they are my favorite!! Well, my friend (all the shoutouts in this post Erica!!) is a Brownie leader and brought my family some of the mint girl guide cookies! Desserts have been extra special this week because we love Mint Girl Guide Cookies!!

***I'm Linking up with Katie from Cup of Tea, Della from Della Devoted, Tif from Bright on a Budget for High Five for Friday, Andrea from Momfessionals, Narci from Grace and Love blog and Erika from A Little Bit of Everything for Friday Favorites, April from A Liz Adventures and Christina from Carolina Charm for Five on Friday and Amanda from Meet at the Barre for Friday Favorites!

Have a great weekend!


  1. I didn't realized the Girl Guides only had two types of cookies! We have at least 5 different flavors here - but Thin Mints are usually the favorite too.

    1. Wow - so much more selection in the States! Thank you for reading! Have a great weekend :)