Friday Favorites – Weekly Inspiration

Welcome to Friday Favorites, a series where we share our favorite decor, design inspiration, fashion finds, TV shows, recipes and more!

Hope you all had a fabulous week! It’s been busy over here as I had lots of work and travel prep to get done before heading up north. As you read this I’m in the San Francisco area visiting my daughter. Tomorrow is my birthday and I’ve booked a very yummy restaurant, and Sunday I’ll be spending Mother’s Day going to a French flea market and hanging with my girl. Not too shabby!

And now let’s talk about all the fun finds I’m sharing this week!




I just adore this beautiful French country home oozing with character. See the whole home here.


This week is all about outdoor – not just for me (though that is true 😉 ) but also online! Wayfair is having their big outdoor sale, and Ballard Designs has 25% off all outdoor.

I love this set of two large wicker chairs (similar to mine but way less!), and there’s a matching sofa, too (and they get amazing reviews!) And I’ve been looking for a wood bar cart for the backyard and this one is a great price!

These olive jar planters have always been a favorite at Ballard’s (love the European style). There are several amazing planters at Wayfair too. This is a favorite (I shared it before – can be used as a vase but it is technically a planter and it’s over 50% off!),  this classic style is so pretty and such a great price, these wood planters are great too, and I’m loving this cute window box!

And so many new Target finds! Love this woven beverage tub (it’s even lined), this charming harvest basket has my heart, and how cute is this portable striped blanket? Perfect for picnics, the beach, and more!

Last week’s best sellers: this pretty outdoor pillow and this 4-piece outdoor set (over 50% off!)



White pants for summer – is there anything better? I recently found these adorable wide-leg linen blend pants and had to add them to my summer wardrobe! These are the same style/brand of jean I was raving about a few months back, and they also come in a white denim if you prefer that to linen. I love both! This linen cargo pant is another gorgeous find – especially in the white.

This pretty white linen dress seems so versatile (and it’s 50% off!) Would look great with a great brown belt. I just ordered this easy-to-wear midi dress (20% off right now) and I’m excited to get it. This dress is another one that’s easy to throw on, and you can’t beat the price (comes in 15 colors, too!)

This adorable ‘cities tote’ is one of my favorite things ever! It’s a great price and would also make a nice gift (6 different cities available). And how about this espadrille wedge that comes in 10 colors, gets great reviews, and is under $50?! Love! 

I was in J.Crew the other day (it’s so nice to be there in person once in awhile right?) and I fell in love with this beach-y cardigan (above)! Online it doesn’t look amazing but honestly in person, it’s just got a great vibe. So loose and easy and perfect for summer. I also loved this chic sleeveless linen sweater I saw at Banana Republic.

Last week’s best sellers: My fave packable hat and (43% off) and this dressy summer sandal. 



Have you guys seen Queen Charlotte? How is it that I’m a Bridgerton fan and somehow just found out about it?! Started it the other night and I’m thoroughly enjoying it!



Looking for some Mother’s Day recipes?  Half Baked Harvest has some amazing brunch ideas! She has lots of brunch ideas like this Strawberry Cream Cheese Stuffed French Toast, Blueberry & Cream Cheese Croissant French Toast (above), or this Maple Banana Bread with Cinnamon Butter.

There are lunch and dinner ideas too, and of course, a great cocktail like this Frozen Aperol Peach Margarita.



One of my very favorite Instagram accounts is this one by a photographer who lives in Norway and posts the dreamiest photos!

The Best Advice I Ever Got From my Mom

Jennifer Garner Loves Ina Garten as Much as I Do!

The Most Beautiful Towns in America


And if you missed it, I shared a great post this week all about outdoor spaces! 5 Tips for Elevating Your Outdoor Space.


Happy Friday!



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  1. Patty Geisler says:

    I live just north of SF and I was a vendor at the French Market on Easter Sunday. You’re in for a treat! The weather is going to be perfect. Happy birthday and happy Mother’s Day! Enjoy!

  2. Oh, happy, Happy Birthday…and Mother’s Day,and travel weekend, and shopping, Sheila! Thanks for the wonderful spring and summery finds. I especially love those linen dresses and the planter boxes are a great buy!

    1. Thanks so much JC! Aren’t the planter boxes so cute?!

      Happy Mother’s Day to you as well!


  3. Faith Boggio says:

    Love your Blog! I loved “Queen Charlotte”. Watched the whole thing in one sitting!

    1. It’s so good isn’t it?! I’ve only seen 2 but plan on blowing through the rest when I get home! 🙂