It’s so hard to believe it’s almost June!
Yet it also feels like it took forever to get here at the same time. Things are opening back up again and it’s such a good feeling. It really felt like summer out today.
1. Yard sales
I don’t really shop a whole lot, nor do I need anything. However yard sales mark the beginning of summer and I visited a really good estate sale this morning and boy was it packed! It was nice to look around, nice to get out. I ended up buying 2 concho belts and some silver turquoise rings.
I came across these antique dishes, aren’t they gorgeous?
2. Caterpillars in the garden
Posing for my camera, what a cutie!
My mother always has the most beautiful roses growing in her yard.
4. Summer lipsticks
Underneath my mask, you’ll find me wearing Lisa Eldridge’s Summer Pinks Collection. You can read more about these lipsticks on my post here.
Such a soft, fun, summery color range. Pictured below is Go Lightly Luxuriously Lucent Lip Colour, one of my most favorite go-to colors for the season, it really brightens my day.
5. Ice cream
My favorite summer treat! The recipe to my Rose Petal Syrup can be found here.
And it’s awesome to know that there are parts of the world that still celebrate summer with ice cream trucks going through the neighborhood.
6. The ocean
Oh my goodness, my summer will not be complete without it.
What places are you wanting to visit this summer?
7. Summer scents
My favorite summer scent. Bobbi Brown Beach Body Oil. It’s glorious. Totally sold out, I don’t think they are making it anymore, so I’ll be savoring my last little bit. #bringbackbobbibrownbeachbodyoil
What’s your favorite summer scent?
8. Summer reads
I just received this one in the mail and I’m so looking forward to reading it.
The Secret Seaside Escape by Heidi Swain.
The Secret Seaside Escape is the perfect read this summer, promising sandy beaches, stunning rockpools and breath-taking romance. Perfect for fans of Carole Matthews and Sarah Morgan.
***THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR***
Escape to the seaside with the brand new novel from Heidi Swain, the Sunday Times bestselling author of feel-good women’s fiction!
Tess Tyler needs a break. Weighed down by her high-pressure job and her demanding father, she’s left little time to take care of herself. But after a shocking discovery sends her spiralling, she flees to Wynmouth, the seaside town she fell in love with as a child, to escape it all.
With its sandy beaches, stunning rock pools and welcoming community, Tess feels like she can finally breathe again. And as she grows ever closer to local barman Sam, she dares to dream that she might never return to her real life. But when a familiar face returns to town, Tess realises that there are secrets in Wynmouth too, and that her own past may be about to catch up with her . . .
Check it out on: Goodreads, Amazon, Libro.com audiobook
9. Ice cream
I think this one is worth mentioning again.
Cotton Candy Dipped Cone from Dairy Queen! Oh my, sounds so yummy! Not my photo on this one, but hopefully you’ll see one in my hand soon with an update as to how it tastes. I usually get the butterscotch one. I’m so curious. Have you tried it yet?
I hope you enjoyed this post, all the things I’m looking forward to this summer, in response to Lens-Artists Photo Challenge, with the theme being “delicate colors.”
Let me know what you are most looking forward to and if you participated in this challenge in the comments below!
2 responses to “Summer is that You? 9 Things I’m Looking Forward To”
Great series. Very upbeat. Love the sky, the plates, ant and caterpillar. One can never have too much ice cream. Engraved lipstick, who knew?! Well done.
Interesting gallery – well done! Love the caterpillar and of course – ice cream!