Isn’t the weekend the most wonderful respite from the busyness of the workweek? Especially in the summertime: the days are supposed to be a little lazier and more about enjoyment, yet it’s often difficult to find time to kick back and have fun until Saturday rolls around. What do all of you have on the agenda today? I’m taking Phoebe to the splash pad, meeting my mom for a coffee, having a phone date with one of my out-of-town besties, and throwing something fresh and summery on the grill tonight (this is calling my name.) I’m headed to NYC on Wednesday for a couple days of book meetings (the countdown has begun for its October 28th release!) and while I’m looking forward to a little time in the city, it’s definitely making me want to lay low and savor a laid-back weekend. Hope you’re all soaking up some sunshine today, and enjoy my favorite links from the past week!

Best period ever (laughing so hard.)

I want to collect every single one of these darling Short Stack editions!

Are you guilty of mispronouncing any of these foodie words? (I found a couple.)

Some weekends are for eating healthy, others are for drinking peanut butter bourbon milkshakes!

In my quest for better posture, I’m loving all these great tips (in the comments.)

How did I miss the memo? Rifle Paper Co. is making wallpaper!

This DIY confetti tape would be a festive way to top just about anything.

*and a few fun things you may have missed!

One of our favorite entertaining mavens invited us over for a summer party at her place.

Have you entered our contest to win a summer wardrobe from ASOS?

Three healthy summer recipes that you’ll want to whip up all season long.

*photo: ashley tingley photography

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  1. 1
    Christina June 22, 2014 at 10:47 am

    That first video gave me my best laugh of the weekend. Go, Mom!
    I abruptly stopped laughing when I realized that I was mispronouncing not one, but two foodie words! Fortunately for me, the post about Rifle wallpaper cheered me up immediately…..until I developed an obsession with one of the florals.
    I’m exhausted!

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    Vanessa @ Living in Steil June 22, 2014 at 11:02 am

    Peanut butter bourbon milkshakes…sound so yummy! This is definitely going on my summer must-try list!