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The Friday Five |

TGIF, friends.

Hope that you all have had a lovely week, and that a relaxing weekend lies ahead. I’m looking forward to some friend’s-birthday-celebrating, farmers-marketing, coffee-(friends)-dating, cake-baking, church-enjoying, and sleeping-inning here in my little corner of the world this weekend. OH, and the thing I’m perhaps most excited about — choir-directing.

Did I mention on here that I’m leading an Easter choir at my church?!

I’m kind of over the moon about it. Our little midtown church is overflowing with artists and talented musicians, but all of the singers have never come together to actually do the choir thing in worship before…until now. Which makes this former choir director really happy! Seriously, I could not stop smiling last week during rehearsal. It was just so fun to put some of those old skills back to use. And much more, to be able to make some beautiful music with good friends and people I love. Such a gift!

Anyway, warm wishes coming your way for a good weekend ahead. And without further ado, here’s the Friday Five!

Rainbow Veggie Flatbread Pizza |

5 rainbow recipes (sans food coloring!) that you should make to go with my rainbow sangria (that went viral on the blog yesterday!)

State Necklace | The Folk

5 stylish and affordable necklaces to show your state (or country!) pride! 

The BEST Carrot Cake Recipe |

5 recipes to get your carrot cake on

The Alternative Bun | The Small Things Blog

5 hair tutorials I’m trying to master from The Small Things Blog

Mad Men Quiz

5 completely ridiculous BuzzFeed character quizzes that I’ve been sent (and of course have immediately taken) over the past few weeks

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8 comments on “The Friday Five”

  1. Ok, you have just blown my mind…rainbow pizza? YES PLEASE! Love these friday fives!


    this is why we are internet friends :) happy weekend doll!

  3. that sangria looks ah-mazing. thanks for all those bun links because thats all i know when it comes to hairstyling.

  4. Umm.. wow.. I want some sangria now!! And, great set of links! Thanks for including my potatoes!

  5. That rainbow flatbread pizza is calling my name! I like your Friday fives.

  6. I feel like you need to include that rainbow pizza photo in every post. I would hate for it to get buried and it makes me happy every time I see it!! I’m sure you can think of a way to segue it in right? ;)

  7. I love your rainbow recipes, Ali! I think that’s how I first found your blog a few weeks back … via the wonderful rainbow pizza!
    What a great opportunity to lead your choir … all the best with that!

  8. Love, love, love your Friday Five posts, Ali! That rainbow pizza is the most attractive dish I’ve seen!