Summer has a way of lifting your spirits. You emerge out of a cold winter and into a season that is very full. The weather is nice, people are outside, all the best foods are in season and there's always something going on (festivals, cookouts, pool parties). Some summers I love things like the smell of the ocean, flip flops, and beach dresses. This summer is a little different since I'm not really traveling and have no desire to dawn a swim suit. But, it's still summer! Here are some of my Summer 2012 obsessions.
Nails, shoes, make-up, you name it. I'm a little behind on this trend (because I honestly didn't like it when it first started popping up) but now I'm obsessed with it. This fascination has not been acted upon since I'm trying to keep my consumerism in check...but man do I love this color for summer.
Strawberries, Peaches, & Cantelope. The trifecta of summer fruits. So sweet and easily accessible all summer long.
Summer Salads / Cook-outs
Pasta, potato, bean, fruit, veggie...I love all summer salads with fresh ingredients. I also love cooking out on the grill. That smokey charred flavor mixed with my husband doing the cooking? Awesome.
We generally always see a lot of movies in the summer, but this year has been full of good superhero movies. Avengers, Spiderman, Batman...it's a good year for comic book fans.