A little bit of life currently with all of our summer season enjoyable!
Summer time Enjoyable ’98
Rising up, my buddy Lydia’s household had an enormous camcorder. The type that sat in your shoulder and was the scale of a shoe field. We might spend hours recording our days, and essentially the most “well-known” of our VHS tapes has the label “SUMMER FUN ’98!” (I want I had a straightforward approach to digitize this video and put it on YouTube!) Once I consider summertime as a teen, I consider that video!
4th Of July
We had a chill 4th on the pool.
Keep in mind a summer season of 2020 after we needed to reserve a 12×12 sq. of pool three days prematurely and solely swim with our fast household? This was such a change from that – there have been 1,000 individuals splashing round on Monday! I’ve by no means seen it so crowded.
There have been plenty of children actions and music for the adults. Plus a drum circle!
I had a few these Rose Waters. I don’t actually look after onerous seltzers (too candy!) however this mix of rosé and glowing water nonetheless tastes like wine. It’s solely 4.9% – very best for a sizzling day. Should you desire your summer season water to style 100% like wine, Summer time Water is one of the best! Get a case of minis.
This recipe is coming to KERF quickly – vegetarian Taco Pasta Salad! It was nice for a summer season picnic.
Summer time Meals
I additionally consider contemporary meals within the summertime!! Tomatoes, corn, berries, peaches, watermelon, ice cream cones. We’ve been soaking all of it up!
Love me some Kohr Brothers!
Frozen Berry Smoothie Bowls
The Finest Salad Dressing
I’ve talked about earlier than that there are only a few bottled salad dressings that I like. However THIS ONE is superb! The label says “it’s identical to you’ll make at dwelling” and I can vouch that the flavour is similar to something I’d make in a mason jar. I discovered it at Complete Meals, however it’s on Amazon too.
Dinners On The Porch
We’ve been persevering with on our Blue Apron subscription and having fun with so many nice dinners on the porch. Nonetheless doing the “prepare dinner each different evening” cadence.
You’d assume this pan would by no means recuperate from that black char, however it all got here off with cleaning soap and a sponge! (See my Caraway evaluation right here.)
Dropps Is 30% Off Website-Huge
I’ve been obsessive about Dropps this 12 months for all of my dwelling issues – laundry pods, dishwasher pods, hand cleaning soap (their Jasmine Honeysuckle foaming cleaning soap pods scent INCREDIBLE!)
And now this Revitalizing Mist. It’s like Febreeze with out all of the perfume, and you need to use it to freshen issues (sneakers, closets) or air (ahem rest room rooms).
Dropps is celebrating Plastic Free July by providing 30% off their total assortment of sustainable family necessities in a continued effort to scale back single-use plastic waste and promote eco-friendly options.
Use code NOJUGS this month for 30% off. I’ll be restocking every thing!
Ben Rector Live performance
Again in June, I went with my buddies Lynsie and Meg to see Ben Rector – for the 4th time!! He’s the BEST!!
Meg and I shared a lodge room on the Watermark Lodge, which was fabulous. Lynsie works for Starr Hill Brewery and has stayed at this lodge quite a bit as they’ve opened a brand new Biergarten in Tysons Nook.
Drinks to kick off ladies’ evening!
We had dinner at Wren contained in the lodge and it was fabulous. We shared a bunch of small plates.
Starr Hill Biergarten
The Biergarten was very cool – open air with lovely views!
Obsessive about the artwork on their cans!
Lynsie about to have her FIFTH child – her first woman!
I didn’t get any pics of the present (simply Instagram Tales movies) however we had a lot enjoyable! TOO MUCH FUN – I can’t drink like I used to ; )
Lauren’s fortieth Bday Dinner
A couple of months forward of me, Lauren turned 40! I took her out for her bday to have a good time at Passiflora. We each wore our most floral attire!
Ancho Chile Marg!!
Birthday Cake Ice Cream
Naturally essentially the most birthday applicable dessert on the mall!
Birch led me into the neighbors yard to a ‘secret’ blackberry bush on “their farm” to eat one. (He and Thomas had been there the day earlier than). He insisted we have been consuming raspberries as a result of they weren’t ripe but and hadn’t turned black. It was fairly hilarious!
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