Tag Archive for summer

Over it. Leggings.

You guys. Some top-ranking keywords driving traffic to this site: leggins* and long dress leggings+corti what to wear with leggings in the summer *fact. no g YOU GUYS. First, don’t ever wear leggings and a long dress. That’s just stupid, unless it’s cold outside and no one will ever see the “leggins”. Second, don’t ever…

Celebrity Double Play

Saturday was a banner day in my pretend celebrity lifestyle. Glitz, glam, and the gym—in reverse order. First up, Power 106 All-Star bball on the NBA Nation tour at Universal CityWalk. <— I missed this shot, clearly. Also, yes, those are Dunks crica 1998. Something about Nike sponsorship… Didja know? Power 106 was one of…

How to Cut a Fresh Pair of Jhorts

Just in time for Memorial Day Weekend … There is a long-standing debate: is the proper spelling for cut-off jean shorts “jhorts” or “jorts”? Jhorts are a summer staple in Texas. They are not funny or costumey, jorts are simply what you wear. Occasionally with boots. It’s hot. This combination has always been hot, and…

Gardening Training Wheels

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Miracle-Gro for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. I have a list on my fridge of Things To Do—well, I have lists like that everywhere, but the fridge is command central for Things To Do Around The House. On that list is one item:…

Endless Summer To-Do List (2013)

It’s beginning to feel like summer in SoCal! It starts early … never ends … as a noob, I’ve got plenty of must-do things on my list. Here’s a running tab… Endless Summer To-Do List Learn to surf. Duh. Drink wine on the patio with friends. Get better at beach volleyball. Take lessons? Find a…

Real Hiking Motivation

I wrote about hating hiking here. But I do appreciate many things about hiking: the beauty of my surroundings, the relatively low-impact exercise, and how much Nali loves it. I also love that I can watch the seasons literally change before my eyes. This is less than thirty minutes away from my house, door to…

Cold-Brew Iced Tea

I have a sudden, all-consuming obsession with iced tea. It could be because summer is winding down and I’m holding on to it with everything I have, it could be because I recently read a book where the main character loves southern sweet tea (I’m that easily influenced), it could be because I’ve gone on…