Champagne Cocktails, Paul McCartney, and What’s That Smell? (Friday Faves 6.29.18)


It’s summer vacation time! We’ll be taking two weeks off from publishing new articles beginning on Monday so these links will have to tide you over until we’re back with Friday Faves on July 20. Our social media channels will still be up and running, so stay in touch!

Let's Talk About Smells

I’m glad I’m not the only one who wondered why vintage stores and thrift stores have a particular smell. Find the scientific explanation of what it is and how to remove it here.

Um, Maybe Let's Not

These are 10 tips to building confident children that I haven’t heard before. Ha!

Million Dollar Listing

I don’t watch a ton of reality television, but I’m excited that Million Dollar Listing New York is back. I put up with the manufactured drama in the show to steal a peek into the lavish homes in Manhattan. Do you watch? I admit – NYC is way better than the SF season that aired!

Sip Some Sparkly for Summer

Outside of New Year’s Eve, there’s no better time to drink sparkling wine than summer. Here are some great cocktails to try.

In case you missed it, here are the week’s posts from San Francisco Moms Blog and Mid-Peninsula Moms Blog. 

Peaceful Parent, Happy Kid

In the most recent installment of our virtual book club, Jenn shares her favorite takeaways from Peaceful Parent, Happy Kid.

4th of July Events

Fireworks, festivals, and parades. Find out what’s happening for the 4th in the area.  

Our Event at Equinox

We’re hosting a summer workout party on Thursday, July 26. Find out the details and when tickets go on sale!

Travel Carrier Reviews 

I tried out lots of child carriers that go up to 45 pounds to see which one would be good for our upcoming trip. Find out which one was my top pick.

These Cupcakes, Though

White and blue layered cupcakes with red filling? Yes, please. Kelly shows us how. Plus, some summer and 4th of July-themed printouts to occupy the kids while you sneak cupcakes.

SF 4th of July Events

Our list of events happening around the city for Independence Day.

2 Days in Sacramento

Use Inger’s itinerary for a weekend trip to Sacramento.

Things Not to Say to Moms of Twins

It’s hard enough raising twins. Alessandra lets us know which comments from the peanut gallery are the least helpful. 

July Events in SF

Laura shares her round up of July events around San Francisco.

Celebrating LGBTQ Families

Jen was the mastermind behind an incredibly cool drone show in honor of Pride. She tells us what the experience meant to her and shows us how the show turned out. 

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