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Waffles, pancakes, that perfect cup of coffee, a new book to read, that recipe to let simmer, those cookies to make…everything’s just a little bit better on the weekends, isn’t it?

Here’s to the Weekend is a newsletter that celebrates wonderful recipes, fun finds from around the web, cookbooks, family life and cozy stories. Grab a cup of coffee and enjoy.

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Food brings us together and creates beautiful memories. I am honored to be part of this experience with you. 

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I’m Philia, or as most people know me, Phi – pronounced like “Fee.” I'm the founder of SweetPhi.com, a destination for fast & easy recipes (that don't have mile-long ingredient lists, and that your kids will actually eat), family life, motherhood, tips and tricks and inspiration. I specialize in easy to make recipes for busy people.

I'm also a 2x cookbook author and photographer. I live in Milwaukee, WI with my husband and four kids (I have an older son, boy/girl twins and a baby boy!)

"I just have to tell you that I look forward to Fridays even more, because I am eagerly awaiting your newsletter each Friday morning when I wake up.  Though, I can’t read it until later in the morning, it definitely sets the tone for the weekend. "

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Philia (“Phi” for short, pronounced “Fee”) is the founder of SweetPhi.com - a destination for easy recipes, beautiful photography, inspiration and everyday family life.