Summer of Us – Go Fly a Kite

Last summer when we took Z to our favorite park to fly a kite, she had a blast. We knew this year would be even better now that she’s older and could (potentially) fly a kite on her own so we added to our Summer of Us list. Over the long holiday weekend we paidContinue reading “Summer of Us – Go Fly a Kite”

Fourth of July on Pinterest

I love the Fourth of July – it always makes me feel like summer has really begun, right? And I cannot believe the fourth is a week from Friday. Time to start planning some patriotic projects! Here are some fun Fourth of July ideas from my archives… What to Wear Patriotic Ice Cream Cones  Continue reading “Fourth of July on Pinterest”

What to Wear – Labor Day Weekend

You know I always think of Labor Day weekend as the last hurrah of summer, right? Go to the beach one last time, make all your favorite summer recipes one last time, and certainly wear your favorite summer outfit one last time. I have put together my last hurrah outfit for you here. What willContinue reading “What to Wear – Labor Day Weekend”

Charred Corn and Zucchini with Basil

I made this salad last weekend and couldn’t believe how delicious and flavorful the salad tasted with such few ingredients and simple process to make. I was shocked – in a good way! This salad was so yummy that when we served it to our party of 4, I went back for seconds….and it wasContinue reading “Charred Corn and Zucchini with Basil”

What to Wear – to the Beach

It’s too hot here so we’re heading to the beach! I sound so spontaneous, don’t I? It just so happens that we (in the Boston area) are in the middle of a heat wave and all I can think about is diving into a cold body of water so we are in fact lucky weContinue reading “What to Wear – to the Beach”

Summer Shorts

I have a serious love/hate relationship with shorts. When it’s the heat of summer, they are pretty necessary but, I hate the way my legs look in them. My answer to this issue is actually very surprising…go shorter! Maybe it’s because I’m somewhat short (5’4″) but shorts that hit right above or at my kneeContinue reading “Summer Shorts”