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; so today is devoted to having some fun, hanging out with the fam and recharging before the workweek. On the agenda: a long walk around the lake, picking up a new meyer lemon tree at the plant nursery (ours bit the dust in the last frost of winter), making some of these homemade popsicles to eat while we jump in the pool, and throwing steaks on the grill for dinner tonight — my Sunday night fave! Hope you’re all having a lovely summer weekend, and keep reading for my favorite links from the past week!

1o foods that make you glow.

This is how I want to be eating all my summer veggies.

8 million flower petals over Costa Rica.

A photographer and his project that might make you want to hug a stranger.

10 DIY projects to make for your next picnic.

This Marrakech hotel will induce a serious case of wanderlust.

*and a few fun things you may have missed!

Want to know the secrets to making the perfect mojito? Here’s how they do it in Havana.

We kicked off July 4th party planning with this poolside fête at my place. 

Ever thought about joining a running group? Here’s your motivation.

*images: (anyone know original source of top photo?), bicycle from kohl’s.

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  1. 1
    Lily June 29, 2014 at 12:32 pm

    Thanks for these great weekend links 🙂

    x Lily
    whilemyboyfriendsaway.blogspot.com

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    julia-tagandtibby June 29, 2014 at 7:44 pm

    ditto. I love a good trip and I love to come home again. Maybe that is a parenthood thing..happy weekend!

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