Tag Archives: Summer

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


Three Simple Summer Recipes

When it comes to eating al fresco during the dog days of summer, you have to be careful — the dishes have to be refreshing enough to not weigh you down, served cold or at room temperature to offset the blazing heat, and casual enough to match the laid-back, barefoot vibe. So when we heard… read more


Bottoms Up :: The Kombucha Cocktail

Some of us never forget our first experience with Kombucha. I remember staring blankly at those bouncy clusters of (extremely foreign) floaters, wondering why my mom insisted that I gulp down the alien drink. Fast forward a couple years and many tangy sips later, this trendy, fermented drink has got me hooked. Whether it’s that… read more


10 Best :: Summer Sandals

Every year I seem to run into the same recurring problem: last summer’s beloved sandals have oh-so-sadly seen their last days. And if your sandals are as well-loved as mine, then you know the drill… it’s time to ditch last year’s shabby kicks and build out a new stock of summer flats. Since we know… read more


Weekend Notes

It’s been a really lovely weekend around here so far… one final birthday blowout with my nearest and dearest, reading magazines by the pool with these smoothies in hand, and tonight, staying in and making dinner and watching movies. And of course, dreaming and making final plans for our trip to St. Tropez next week!… read more


Packing for St. Tropez

I can’t believe we’re leaving for St. Tropez in just a few days! Adam and I have been planning this trip for ages – ever since realizing that my 30th birthday and our 5 year wedding anniversary fall within a week of each other, and deciding that was something worth celebrating with a destination we’ve always… read more


Style in Spades :: Pool Party in Rio

It’s the most wonderful time of the year… and we’re looking for any and every excuse to kick back and celebrate. So, when kate spade new york asked us to throw a pool party inspired by their latest collection, it was a total no-brainer. Bursting with vibrant colors, adorable toucan details and floral motifs, each… read more


Monochromatic Monday :: Citrus & Sorbet

It started with those popsicles… I spotted them and suddenly I could taste summer. There’s just something about those hot colors that just screams fun-in-the-sun, and the weather in Austin is calling for just that. With temps in the 70′s & 80′s, clear skies and cool breezes, we’ve had the most gorgeous few days, and popsicles, sorbet… read more