Five Things Friday

1. It was a busy week! Aymee got back from Mexico and I got back from Boise, we celebrated Easter, Aymee had a birthday, and we started a new project!  If you were watching our stories on Monday, you saw we celebrated Aymee's birthday by getting our nails done and treating ourselves to a blizzard (we are still doing no sugar, but we have a few dates on the calendar where we're splurging - one being Aymee's birthday)!  When it comes to nails, Aymee tends to go dark, and I tend to go light.  Here are some of my favorite nail colors for spring (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8).

2. We're currently working on a family room/nook space, and I'm inspired by bright, airy, cozy spaces.  The walls aren't very high, so I'm thinking of ways to make the space feel taller (vertical shiplap, built-ins, light colors).  Here are some spaces inspiring me for this new project.

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3. Our family has lots of allergies, and it's hard to find recipes that actually taste "normal" and accommodate all four of us.  For Easter, I made the most amazing gluten-free/vegan/nut-free (nuts are optional in this particular recipe) Carrot Cake, and YOU GUYS! IT WAS DELICIOUS!  We hosted my parents, my in-laws, and my sister's family, who all had no idea it was "free" of all of those things.  It's one I will definitely be making again. Here's a link to the Carrot Cake Recipe.

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4. Let's talk about sales... both the Loft and Madewell are having great sales this weekend!  Here are some items worth taking a look at (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8).

5. Congratulations to our friends over at McGee and Co! They launched a new line this week AND opened up their first brick and mortar shop in California!  Here are a few of my favorite items from their new line (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14).

Have a great weekend!