Friday Faves & Finds (5.4.18)


week in review

It’s the first weekend in May! This comic sums up how I feel about that. On Thursday, my husband and I saw The Color Purple at the Orpheum Theater in San Francisco, and it was a really wonderful show. I’ve always loved the book and was excited to see how it would come to life on the stage. This weekend, I’m helping to organize my kids’ preschool silent auction fundraiser, so I’m both looking forward to the party/ will be happy when it’s over. At least there will be margaritas there in honor of the Cinco de Mayo theme!


Live a margarita-inspired life on Cinco de Mayo with these ideas.  

This coming week is Teacher Appreciation Week. Here’s what to do for your kids’ teachers.

On May 2, I officially became 35 1/2 years old. As my good friend told me when I hit my mid-thirties, “hydrate, squats, and eye cream.” That might not make sense to you yet, but it will when you hit 35+! I’ve started taking way better care of my skin, thanks to True Botanicals

For warm weather, this is my go-to for Rosé All Day, and this is THE white

In case you missed it. . . 

We shared details about this weekend’s Birth & Family fair at Blossom AND the Hanna Andersson store opening at Stanford Shopping Center.

Mercedes makes peace with her messy house and even finds some joy in it.

Erika has started reading chapter books to her preschooler and shares her favorites. 

Anonymous shares a raw letter to her husband about growing apart and staying together. 

And up in SF . . .

A reminder that toddlers teethe, too; May’s kid-friendly events in San Francisco; please stop telling kids they’re okay; the benefits of taking your kids to the farm.


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Have a great weekend!

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