Happy Friday!

cheesecake5-1-of-1blogsize copyOh sweet, sweet Friday. The only thing that could make you any sweeter would be the this featured orange-chocolate cheesecake by The Vanilla Bean Blog. The  idea of curling up with this & a cafe au lait by the window and a blanket sounds positively divine, don’t you think? Hope you all have lovely weekends, complete with sweetness in any form!

cct // Although I’m not British, I thought this list of American slang that Brits found confusing, to be pretty cute! Also – check out these idioms from around the world!

rkv // Some time-saving freeze ahead of time meals

cct // Have you guys been able to see most of the Oscar movies? These “if Oscar nominated movies were a little more straight forward” posters are pretty spot on!

rkv // 30% off new arrivals at JCrew Factory, woot!

cct // Ten Things You Should Know Before Getting Into a Relationship With Someone Who Loves Food 

rkv // Pretty little DIY marble beads

cct // Everything Molly Yeh makes is beautiful (like seriously beautiful!), but I need this homemade funfetti cake in my life asap!

rkv // A cardio workout for people who hate cardio *raises hand*

The Oscars // Fashion

Obviously we couldn’t start off this week without talking about our Oscar fashion favorites. These ladies and gents pulled out all the stops to look their freshest, and we can’t help but notice. Here are some of our tops picks from the evening…

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And congratulations to all of the amazing people involved in these movies, the actors, actresses, directors, producers, costume designers, visual effects production, writing, etc. You’re all amazing, even if you didn’t win!

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Happy Weekend!

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We’re supposed to get major snow on Monday, but we’re in denial. Instead, take a look at these gorgeous green hills and think spring! Also make sure to check out our Friday links…

cct // I swear the sunsets have been extra great these days (they’re very cotton candy-ish), they remind me of this photography series

rkv // Christa recently bought me a new canvas tote by the artist KT Smail, and now we’re pretty much obsessed with her. So imagine my excitement when I saw some new desktop backgrounds that she made featured on DesignLoveFest!

cct // The Oscars are on Sunday, and these days the outfits are almost as important as the movies! Check out Marie Claire’s list of best Oscar dresses of all time.

rkv // Speaking of the Oscars…This weekend we’re hosting a small get together for the big event, so I may need to snag an idea or two from Cupcakes and Cashmere for party prepping

cct // This DIY has been circulating the web, and you can see why- it’s great! New project for this weekend perhaps?

rkv // I’ve been a bit behind on that New Years rezzie I made to myself about getting back into a gym routine, but I’ve finally got a little momentum going again so I appreciated these quick and effective moves by the Huffington Post

cct // Guys, I learned how to screenprint! This was my first piece, and I can’t wait for more projects 🙂 If anyone has any tips or tricks, I would love to hear them!

rkv // Love this simple idea for displaying old family recipes

Enjoy your weekend, all!

xo, G&M