Happy Friday!

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Don’t those fresh flowers look amazing? This image seriously makes us giddy for spring, and are so happy that it’s right around the corner. After looking at this, we’re contemplating popping into a flower shop just to get a good whiff. Perhaps this weekend we can make a mini resolution to ourselves do something fresh? Go for a long walk to breathe in the clean air, eat something bright and from the earth, try some hot yoga to feel revived, start a new book — anything! Hope you all have a lovely couple of days, see you on Monday!

cct // Have you heard the catchy new Marina and The Diamonds tune?

rkv // So last night I heard this sad yet inspiring tale of the Duchsund who lost 40 lbs. You go, pup, you go!

cct //  9 Reasons To Bring Back Cocktail Parties – Yes please!! (insert cocktail emoji here)

rkv // Since you’ll be throwing a party, you’ll need recipes! 15 tropical cocktails that will make you forget those end-of-winter blues

cct // Do you have siblings? Check out this article on birth order and health, happiness & success – do you find any truth to it? I’m definitely a first born daughter, ha.

rkv // Ya know? A night of some DIY spa treatments sounds pretty good right about now, and this homemade skin-clearing face mist works right into that!

cct // We don’t have a dishwasher and it’s been a real struggle…but I’m hoping these benefits will outweigh the long hours scrubbing??

rkv // Just because it’s trendy now, doesn’t mean it doesn’t have a past — the history of ombré

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Happy Friday!

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Mmmm waffle cones. Thanks to DesignLoveFest for this beautiful image and diy waffle cone recipe!

Hope you guys all have great plans, big or small, for your weekends ahead! Enjoy em – you deserve it!

cct // Sorry for all of the Game of Thrones (we’re obsessed…), but here is a nice Flash Back Friday round up of some of our fav actors & actresses!

rkv // Spinning off of yesterday’s post… the 12 most attractive soccer players of the 2014 World Cup

cct // Our new summer slow jam

rkv // A tip on how to remember someone’s name

cct // Apartment Therapy has got you covered for a fantastic summer!

rkv // I’m sorry, what? Microwave potato chips?

cct // I hadn’t really noticed this was becoming a trend, but now that I think about it, I think it’s true!

rkv // Lovin’ this Ikea hack

Happy Friday!

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With the passing of Maya Angelou, so many amazing quotes of hers are surfacing. While we’d only known a few, seeing them all over the internet has brought so much inspiration and joy. This one really resonated with us and we hope it does with you as well!

Have a fantastic weekend (it’s going to be June, woah!), enjoy our links and see you back on Monday! xo G&M

cct // I’m still in total travel mode, and came across this monthly travel guide to Europe – which locations are best to go during which month! I think I just mentally added a few more trips to my list…

rkv // Healthy cocktail recipes!

cct // I am becoming obsessed with all of the pinterest pictures of popsicles! I think I need to buy one of those little kits asap and make these

rkv // 10 Mod Podge home projects

cct // I’m all about painting my nails at home (and infographics), so this image caught my eye. Become an at-home manicurist in no time!

rkv // It’s nearly time to bare those abs (sigh). This little tutorial will get them looking toight!

cct // I had one of those circular princess bed canopies when I was a kid and thought I was awesome. Cut to grown up canopies – because this thing is beautiful and a DIY!

rkv // Have you guys ever tried shakshuka? I had the delightful North African egg breakfast over the winter at a friend’s house and have been dying to make it ever since. This green recipe looks like it would be super tasty with some nice toasty ciabatta.

Happy Weekend

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Wait a minute. Is that? Yes, yes it is. It’s the sun I see shining through the window. After a week of some seriously drab weather in New England, I’m so pleased to see Mr. Sun once again. Hopefully it holds through the weekend for all of us, and we can enjoy being in the great outdoors! Now in case you’re wondering, Christa sadly is not blogging these links from Italy, but instead prepped them ahead of time (like the true over-planner that she is – love you, boo!).

Hope you all have all have some glorious weekends ahead of you!

cct // An interesting read on making the decision between “must” & “should”

rkv // I found this pretty free downloadable calendar for May. Perfect for you desk!

cct // Art & science combining – my kind of story! Rachel Sussman’s photographic book documents continuously living organisms 2,000 years old and older – so cool! This video gives a brief description of her journey!

rkv // This “Flowerfetti” cake is so pretty! And I know some body who has a birthday coming up.. hint hint, wink wink

cct // Pucker up gals!

rkv // I’m only in my first week of training for my 10k in July, but so far I’ve found this schedule really helpful!

cct // G&M does Tulum? Here’s to hopin’ (and saving some $$)!

rkv // Smoothie season is upon us! And these look positively divine.