Tag Archives: Summer

From Camille’s Kitchen :: Summer Berry Ice Cream Cake

You guys know that I’m not usually one to post big, complicated-looking desserts, but I do think that it’s a good idea to have one or two showstopping tricks up your sleeve for those times when you volunteer to make your mom’s birthday cake or really need to get on your friend’s good side before… read more


Monochromatic Monday :: Take a Hike

If today’s inspiration board doesn’t make you itch for a dose of the great outdoors, I don’t know what will.  A friend of mine spontaneously headed out to Rocky Mountain National Park last week, and looking at his photos got me reminiscing about the countless summer hikes and camping trips I took growing up, and… read more


Monochromatic Monday :: Piña Colada

With July 4th under our belts, it feels like we’re in the home stretch of summer… and if we don’t embrace the lazy, carefree days now, we’ll turn around one day and autumn will have surprised us with its all-too-sudden arrival. There are a handful of activities that only feel right in the heat of… read more


Summer BBQ in Santa Barbara

We knew were in for a treat when we scored a virtual invite to Brooklyn-based blog Poppies & Posies summer BBQ shindig in Santa Barbara. With a guest list like this — barbeque connoisseur Michael Steifman of Stuart & Co., photographer Jen Huang, Poppies & Posies founder Sierra Steifman, and a few more creatives in… read more


Monochromatic Monday :: White Out

There’s just something about summer that has me naturally gravitating to the heavenly hues of all things white. Think crisp fabrics, white sand beaches, fluffy clouds and icy treats…hello, paradise. Thankfully, this summer’s white-on-white trend has got us all pairing our favorite whites with… even more white. Ditching those colors and pulling out our favorite crisp and… read more


Weekend Notes

As much as I love to travel, since I became a mom I’ve become much more of a homebody… and nothing feels better than coming home from a trip and having the weekend stretching ahead of me. Yesterday was all about unpacking and getting caught up on housework and emails from while I was away;… read more


10 Best :: Popsicle Recipes

Well, hello summer! Now that the first week of the summer has officially kicked off, we thought it was only necessary to round up the recipes of everyone’s favorite summer sweet — popsicles. There’s just something about those icy cold pops-on-a-stick in the midst of a hot, steamy day that has both children and adults… read more


Weekend Notes

Isn’t the weekend the most wonderful respite from the busyness of the workweek? Especially in the summertime: the days are supposed to be a little lazier and more about enjoyment, yet it’s often difficult to find time to kick back and have fun until Saturday rolls around. What do all of you have on the… read more


10 Best :: Hammocks

It’s that time of the summer again: toeing the line between sun kissed and sunburnt, nose in my latest novel, always on the lookout for my new favorite lazy day hangout. I’ve just recently bought my first hammock, and nothing beats hot summer days like an afternoon siesta in the familiar comfort of its linen… read more