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Our Summer Reading List

Summer is the season of reading & relaxing. The only time I will ever get to dive into a book is when the girls are running in the sprinkler or going to sleep super early after a long day in the sun, and I am taking full advantage of it. We try to do thirty minutes of reading after breakfast and again before bed each night, so we are always on the hunt for more books to check out from the library or buy for our shelves at home! I wanted to share a few of my favorites & things that are on our reading list, which I will definitely have more time for since we are already finished with Orange is the New Black. Anyone else watch it this season?! I am so sad it’s already over, it was the best yet!!!

Currently reading:

The Woman in Cabin 10 // This book came highly recommended from my brother as a similar read to The Girl on the Train (which I loved!). I don’t normally read a lot of fiction or thrillers, but it’s a prefect escape when I am feeling overwhelmed with my to-do list or want something light to read outside. So far, I am a little over halfway done & loving it.

Hello, Glow // Full of beauty DIYs and ways to use essential oils, I have been making my way through this book for a few weeks and trying lots of things along the way. Highly recommended for anyone who uses oils & loves a good natural beauty remedy!

Morning Noon Night // A beautiful lifestyle book full of decor, recipe & overall inspiration. I need books like this to fuel my creativity!

I also picked up Love & Gelato yesterday, mostly because the cover caught my eye, but the reviews look good & it seems like a fun read! And I can never get enough of the second edition Domino book, so much amazing home & styling inspiration, it seems like at least half the pages are flagged because I’m obsessed with something on them!

What the girls are currently reading:

The 50 States // This is Harper’s favorite book, full of super fun illustrations and tons of facts about the United States. She’s obsessed with learning about different states and seems to remember everything. Such a great book to prep for Kindergarten.

The Wonderful Things you will Be // Eloise’s favorite book because, you guessed it, it has babies in it. This read will make you tear up a little bit, the illustrations are amazing and the story is so sweet. We read this all the time, and the girls love the costume pull out page.

The Fox Wish // The girls got this for Easter and it has become a favorite in our house, with classic illustrations & a little bit of magic.

And a few more that we have been reading over and over, I Had a Favorite Dress (which has never been more relevant as Harper is outgrowing so many of her favorite dresses!), Antoinette (a follow up book to Gaston!), The Little Island, and Narwhall: Unicorn of the Sea. It’s always fun to have books about the ocean & sea in the summer, it makes all the beach trips even more exciting for the kids!

What are you reading this Summer?! XO


Friday Favorites

Happy Friday!! The first official Friday of Summer and we have sunny skies for the first time in weeks! We are going big this weekend with an indoor camping trip for the girls tonight, fishing on Sunday & lots of time in the pool. We are also trying our hand at online grocery ordering + pickup so I am feeling extra productive already! πŸ˜‰

I wanted to share a few Friday Favorites before we sign off for the weekend!!

My favorite leggings to keep cool in this Summer.

19 Popsicle Recipes to try.

The best distressed white denim for under $50.

The cutest baby girl ice cream dress, a summer must have! Love it in a onesie print as well!

Five Essential Oil DIYs.

Best gift for guys (got a few for my dad & Brandon for Father’s Day).

Have the BEST weekend friends, hope it involves lots of fun in the sun & a little ice cream too! XO


Friday Favorites

Happy Friday! We are so happy it’s the weekend!! We are getting our very first glimpse of summer around here (and I swear I have friends that are still getting snow!) the girls have been happily living outside with their favorite things, sidewalk chalk & slip-n-slide.

I wanted to share a few Friday Favorites that I have had bookmarked for a while, hope you love all of these as much as I do!

Cinco de Mayo is just a week away, we always celebrate with some homemade tacos & margaritas, obsessing over these mexican street corn recipes & can’t wait to make them.

I just bought this dress for our beach trip next month, can’t wait to wear it all Summer long!

This mermaid DIY project for kids is beyond cute, we are totally saving our egg cartons to do these before Summer!

The girls got these fruity sequin tutus for Easter & I’m obsessed. Harper wants to wear hers every day, and I secretly want one in my size.

Our new favorite blanket shop for kids & babies, I can’t get over how gorgeous these prints are!!

My favorite sandals for the girls, they are so comfy and easy for them to put on, on sale for under $20!

And last but not least, If you haven’t already seen the movie SING, it is a must, so cute for both kids & adults, my girls are obsessed & the music is amazing!!

Happy weekend friends!! XO