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I am a wife and mother that is passionate about sharing content that helps us each live a beautiful and virtuous life. As an etiquette instructor, I love to seek out the beautiful things that surround us. You can often find me making a meal with my husband, building LEGOs with my son, and reading a good book - all in a beautiful dress! Thank you for being a part of this community, I am so happy you are here!

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Milly's Kitchen

Happy Friday! This weekend we are staying in. As much as we love being out and about, it’s so nice to have a cozy weekend at home! Our plan is to paint our side room and harvest the rest of our honey! We hope you have a great weekend!

Finding Philothea’s Friday Favorites

1.) Almond Crepe Cake with Raspberry-Rose Cream from Milly’s Kitchen.

Mike asked me what kind of cake I would like for my birthday next month and I showed him this one. It looks delicious!

Milly's Kitchen

2.) Beach Umbrellas from Sunday Supply Co.

We are supposed to get a big snow storm this weekend (the reason we are staying in!) and I can’t stop thinking about warm weather because of it! Summer is my favorite season, and I am really looking forward to beach days with Mike and Peter! I love these beach umbrellas, especially this orange striped “Sun Ray” one!

Sunday Supply Co.

3.) Printable Baby Girl Floral Closet Dividers for Nursery designed and sold by Arthur Baby.

These clothes dividers would make the perfect unique gift for parents-to-be! I love this design, too! I wish I had them to organize Peter’s closet when he was a baby!

Etsy Arthur Baby

4.) Dining at the Grotta Palazzese Restaurant.

We are always dreaming about a trip to Italy together, and have so much fun planning our “dream itinerary.” This stunning restaurant, created inside a vaulted limestone cave, is at the top of our list!

Grotta Palazzese

5.) Rattan Sofa sold by The Wicked Boheme.

I love the look of Rattan furniture and decor! We are looking for a sofa for our side room and I keep coming back to this one!

Rattan Sofa

6.) French Linen Bed Set hand dyed and sold by Dazed But Amazed.

Linen is my all-time favorite fabric! These hand dyed linen sheets are gorgeous! This tonal set of Desert Blush, Apricot, and Terra Rose is my favorite!

dazed but amazed

7.) DIY Naturally Dyed Linens Using Berries and Herbs Tutorial via Sugar and Charm.

Talking about hand dyed linens…I really want to try this tutorial!

DIY Naturally Dyed Linen Tutorial

Which one is your favorite? Please share below!

Photos: Milly’s Kitchen, Sunday Supply Co., Arthur Baby via Etsy, Trendland, The Wicked Boheme via Etsy, Dazed But Amazed Instagram, Sugar and Charm

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