summer necessities

Likes & Favorites: The Second Half of Summer

I can hardly believe it’s almost mid-way through July. As soon as the 4th of July rolls around, I feel like I blink & summer is almost over. Good thing is, we have a month & a half left to soak up the sun and enjoy the easy-living summer has to offer. July has been a blast so far & I’m looking forward to the second half of summer. Here’s what I’ve been liking & favoriting.

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summer necessities

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The Brunch Review: The Smith (New York, New York)

If you follow me on any form of social media, you know that I was in NYC last weekend visiting friends (and I’m still recovering from it TBH). We didn’t have anything specifically planned for the weekend (making plans with my friends is like herding cats–very much pun intended since we all went to Villanova)ย except brunch plans for Saturday morningย #priorities. For all the Ampersand fans in the Big Apple, The Smith is up for review.

For Review: The Smith

casual brunch outfit

Location: New York, New York (midtown location)

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Likes & Favorites: Summer Adventures

I always say that I’m the best version of myself in the summer. I think that’s pretty true across the board–everyone is the best version of themselves in the summer. How can you not be? The weather is gorgeous, work is usually slower (hello summer Friday’s!) and everything is just more laid-back & relaxed. I’m so much happier in the summer because summer doesn’t only make me want to slow down, but it also makes me want to try new things. Summertime = the best time for adventures. Here are some things to bring out your adventurous-summer side.

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even if your adventure is just getting ice cream

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