I've been MIA and I'm back just in time to sign off for the weekend! This is absolutely, without a doubt my summer mentality. Every day needs to buzz like a Saturday day, every night needs to linger like a Friday night, every meal needs to be savoured as a Sunday lunch. The garden's in, summer projects are in full swing and the calendar's filling up with all sorts of fun get togethers with friends and family. For me, the surest sign of feeling like summer's really here is the need to go blonde. That, and I want to throw just about every food on the grill. What's your first-of-summer ritual? For now, here are a few gems from around the inter-web.
So this blonde isn't going to just take care of itself. This amazing leave-in conditioner spray has completely changed my relationship to getting my hair combed through, it actually happens now. Next, heat protection and environment protection. This stuff is like liquid gold for hair. I've been using it now for a couple years and will never, ever give it up. You can find Young.Again on pretty much every Must-Have list for hair care. Praise.
Seu Jorge- The Life Aquatic Studio Sessions album is what I have on high rotation. Yes, this is the Brazilian musician that serenades us all over the Belafonte. And has most recently been serenading me while I plant my gardens.
I'm not going to let a potential global shortage of Prosecco ruin my summer, I'll just move on to Cava.
My current knit project from Wool and the Gang. I think this'll be the perfect bag for pool days and farmer's market trips. #knitwiththegang
This dessert tastes like the best of summer to me. It's a simple, quick, throw together that is perfectly suited to a backyard bbq. A store bought angel food cake does the trick here while toasting it gives homemade warmth and flavor.
Toasted Marshmallow Milkshake, I'm almost afraid to make you.
Yes, I did go YouTube searching for tutorials on the best way to cut high-waisted jeans into shorts. And yes, I found some helpful tips to get the cut I wanted to achieve. I'll save you the pain of this entire vid and just mark the pointers: 3:30, the half-circle cut in the front. 4:17, no booty shorts, 4:51 "So unless, you're like, the Jesus of high-waisted shorts...," 5:00, no booty shorts, 5:23, the home stretch, 6:04, stop watching.
Edmonton's gone sans fire. Get the word out, friends.