Friday Favorites 6.2.17

06/02/2017 10 Comments

Happy Friday!

I can’t believe it’s the first Friday of June. May went by fast and was a downer as far as the weather went. I’m hoping June gives us better days to get out and enjoy all those summer activities!

Bathing Suit Season

I especially love this time of year when all I have to worry about is what bathing suit and coverup to wear all day. I’m always excited to rock a new bathing suit and the Blush by Profile brand became a favorite last year. They have a few suits on sale during the Nordstrom Half Yearly sale!

London Calling

Queen’s House-Tulip Stairs

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After stumbling upon this TheEveryGirl article, I am sad not to have a London trip on the horizon. It makes me want to do something about that and scout out all these unique places. I mean that staircase looks epic!

Social Media Break

Over the holiday weekend, Sunday and Monday, I tried not to not check or post to Twitter/Instagram/Facebook or Snapchat. I’ve come across a lot of articles lately (on my phone) about how being intentional with taking breaks from our social media can help our overall health. Now don’t get me wrong, I’m not preaching that social media isn’t healthy, but I do feel better when I take breaks from it.

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I’m trying to strike a balance, especially since I enjoy blogging and the connection through social media with my followers. I might try throughout the summer to pick one day on the weekend to continue my social media breaks. Unless I’m on a trip and I JUST have to show you guys something fun lol. Do you ever take intentional breaks from the internet?

What’s Up Wednesday May

Page, AZ Roadtrip stop with my sista

In case you were wondering how excited I am for summer tv, what I’m working on these days, what I’m wearing or what my thoughts were on the Dancing With the Stars finale, then you can jump on over to my What’s Up Wednesday post for May.

Summer Sangria

Can’t wait to make this delicious recipe this weekend! It’s a go to for the season because it’s light and refreshing!

Leave a link to your favorite summer sangria recipes, I’m always on the hunt for new ones!

Have a fabulous weekend friends!

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10 Comments

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    Biana

    06/02/2017

    I like the idea of a social media break – I would be happy to do it on a weekday when I’m feeling especially crazy!! Hope you have a great weekend girl!! xo, Biana –BlovedBoston

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    ShootingStarsMag

    06/02/2017

    Oh, I’d love to go back to London. I only went for the first time this past September but it was so much fun! I don’t really take scheduled or planned social media breaks, but I don’t let it bother me too much if I’m not on for a bit. I do what I can. 🙂

    -lauren

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    Deborah @ Confessions of a mother runner

    06/02/2017

    I am also looking forward to scooping up some bathing suits at The Nordstrom sale myself. We were just talking about coming up with a fun Sangria recipe stay tuned!

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    Meranda@Fairytalesandfitness

    06/02/2017

    Thanks for linking up! I read blogs but as far as other social media like FB, twitter, etc, i’m not on that much anyway. I can see where someone could really get sucked into that though!

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    Laura

    06/02/2017

    I’ve actually only made sangria once, and that was ages ago. Love the inspiration, I’ll have to make it again! I hear you on London, I was just talking about how wanderlust is strong this time of year. Have a happy Friday!

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    Jenny

    06/02/2017

    I am constantly taking breaks from social media…. especially Facebook. Okay, so I have never had a Sangria before! I need to rectify that this summer.

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    Kate at Green Fashionista

    06/02/2017

    That sangria looks amazing! And yessss to social media breaks, it’s so good for the soul and refreshing. I’m definitely taking more and more steps back, and enjoying “just being” and living life <3
    Green Fashionista

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    Heather @ Heather's Spin

    06/02/2017

    London is one of my favorite places. It’s so magical.

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    Amy Cotton

    06/02/2017

    That Sangria looks so refreshing! Can’t wait to make it! Have a great weekend!

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    Laura

    06/02/2017

    Yum, that sangria looks so good! I’m with you on the social media breaks. I actually deleted my facebook and I feel SO much better without it!

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