Today is officially the first day of summer. After living in a city that had mild, cool weather year round, I’m definitely excited to experience the seasons again here in New York. I could live without the humidity, but you can’t win them all!
Sunset over the Hudson River.
In honor of the new season, I’ve rounded up some fun links to get your summer started right.
We went on a Zabars shopping spree this week – so many delicious treats!
Recycle an unworn dress with this tutorial for turning an old dress into a maxi skirt. I may have to give this one a go.
Host an easy summer brunch and serve Basil Bloody Marys. I’m a sucker for a good Bloody Mary, and these come garnished with pepper jack cheese – sold!
Dress up your brunch table with a vintage seaside table setting – so pretty and colorful!
Here’s a sneak peek of a DIY project I’m working on – more details soon!
Apparently, you can use castor oil to create a DIY lash/eyebrow serum. I’m intrigued.
I love this tutorial for dip dye shoes. It’s perfect for a pair of boring Keds!
This Strawberry Coconut Smoothie looks delicious, and it’s pretty darn healthy, too.
Isn’t this courtyard pretty? I’m trying to figure out how I can get over the fence that surrounds it.
I must be on a strawberry-coconut kick, because these Roasted Strawberry and Toasted Coconut Popsicles are on my short list, too.
Here’s a great roundup of 25 DIY shorts for summer.
Just for fun … you must check out the hats from Royal Ascot’s Ladies Day.
The view from our front stoop.
I hope you have a fun weekend planned!