happy weekend!!

have a peaceful, relaxing, joyful weekend, sweet readers! we're off to d.c. for ellie's washington debut -- photos & stories next week! in the meantime, some links:

the best article i've read on female friendships in a LONG time

a really wonderful, honest piece on marriage & the 'happily ever after' (made me laugh outloud! thanks molly for sending!)

seriously thinking about neon pants.

gonna make this carrot cake stat!

a friend & loyal t&f reader has co-founded a start up to develop a wearable & discreet breast pump (!!) for on the go moms -- they're doing a simple survey for their product development, please consider taking five minutes if you're a mom or mom-to-be to take this survey! thank you!