Watermelon Spritzers

It’s Friday and there’s no better way to celebrate the start of another sunny weekend than with a watermelon spritzer. You can pretty much consider it a healthy fruit juice. Makes 8 cocktails Ingredients 3 cups of watermelon 1 cup simple syrup 1/2 cup lemon juice 1/2 cup lime juice 1 liter club soda mint … Read More

Jalapeño Poppers

If it was up to me, I would eat appetizers and cheese plates for dinner every night. At restaurants I usually spring for two or three appetizers and call it a meal. I love having a variety of flavors and lots of options to try. These bacon wrapped jalapeños (I stole the recipe from my sister, … Read More

Put a Blazer on It: Crop Top Edition

Yep, you read the title correctly. I am wearing a crop top! I only recently was brave enough to pull this look off, but now I love incorporating my favorite crops into my work wardrobe. When paired with high-waisted pants and a blazer,* you can easily make your weekend crop tops office appropriate. Pants: Alice … Read More

Stripes and Spikes

I’m heading out to the Hamptons this weekend, so I wanted an easy dress that could go from the office, to hours stuck in traffic, to dinner on the beach. I chose this cotton dress because it is super comfortable and won’t wrinkle even after wearing it all day. My office has denim Fridays all summer … Read More

Basil Lemonade

Every summer I am inspired to create new specialty cocktails. Nothing is more fun than having a few friends over and relaxing by the pool with something light and refreshing in hand. I highly recommend this for your next summer BBQ. Serves 8 Ingredients 6 lemons (juiced to make about 1 cup lemon juice), 1 … Read More

Sausage and Pepper Sliders

If you’re looking for an easy and quick way to feed a crowd, these sausage and pepper sliders are exactly that. They can be made ahead of time and warmed right before serving, or you can make them on the grill during a summer BBQ. Serves 6 Ingredients 6 hot italian sausages* 1 red pepper … Read More

Summer Salad

I have made this salad at least a million times and every person I have made it for has asked for the recipe.  So here you go everyone! The best salad to serve all summer long. This salad is called “Summer Salad” because it is summer in a bowl: fresh corn, avocado, onion, cilantro and … Read More

Summer Fridays!

There is nothing better than an easy dress to throw on for work. It’s a one stop shop for a great outfit. I love this black and white Rebecca Taylor dress because of the simple details and the cute bow in the front. Although it is a couple inches above my knee, I think the … Read More

It’s Rosé Season!

We hope you all had a great Memorial Day Weekend!! Not only does Memorial Day Weekend mark the beginning of white pants season, it is also the unofficial start to rosé season! At Before Friday, we are big fans of rosé – so big that we often hold rosé hours on the weekend. We invite over a … Read More