Chill, It's Summertime!  7 Things to Do Before the End of Summer

Chill, It's Summertime! 7 Things to Do Before the End of Summer

Even though summer isn’t officially over until September, August seems like the last month of summer because of school starting again. Take some time to do a few of those things that you’ve been wanting to do before summer ends! Here are my suggestions…starting with this Frozen Margarita Pie!

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Make a Frozen Margarita Pie

A frozen margarita with lots of lime and salt around the rim is my hands down favorite drink on a hot summer day! When I opened my new Bon Appetit magazine and saw the recipe for this pie, I knew I had to make it! Blog post coming, but in the meantime, if you want to try it…here is the recipe!

Watch Ode to Joy on Netflix

Ode to Joy premiers next Friday (August 9th) in limited theaters, but I discovered it and couldn’t wait to share with you this new film starring Martin Freeman of Sherlock fame as well as Morena Baccarin and Melissa Rauch (from The Big Bang Theory). The plot is fun, playful and the film looks like a joy to watch (pun intended!). Have a look at the trailer below.

Pack the Perfect Picnic Basket and Invite Your Friends

…but first, read this article from The Huffington Post about How to Pack the Perfect Picnic.

Picnic Image from Pinterest

Learn About Natural, Organic and Biodynamic Wines

Did you know that some wines have flavor manipulators (what in the world), coloring agents and stabilizers? Sounds bad doesn’t it! If you’re a wine lover, as I am, you’ll want to read this article from Goop to learn about some really good wine to include in your picnic basket!

Grapevine Image

Shop for Transitional Pieces at Anthropologie

Here are a few of my favorite pieces! I’m including a picture below that has inspired me! I’m not sure I would wear the whole outfit together…who knows, I just might, but it’s such a fun look and I wanted to share it with you!

Try a New Style!

Boho Outfit

Make Citrus Shrimp

I made this Citrus Shrimp while at the beach and it was especially delicious! I decided to include the recipe in my new digital issue of Blondie, by Crazy Blonde Life because it is the absolute perfect summer dish! It would be great on a buffet, over pasta, or cold, served with other salads. Get the recipe with your subscription to Blondie…here!


The 3rd issue of Blondie comes out in November…we’ve already started planning and it’s going to be filled with everything you need to have a fabulous holiday season!

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The Most Amazing Coffee - Cafe 504

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