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Links We Love 6/13/14

Here we are, smack dab in the middle of June. Man this year is flying! This weeks links is dedicated to all things summer (mostly), since the ACTUAL start of that season is right around the corner.

 

DIY

This link is from May, but the the project is so summery looking we had to include it. A very simple way to add a bright splash of color anywhere, from Worth Pinning.

Apple Flower vase from Worth Pinning

Once again, an older link, but this Whipped Grapefruit Mint Sugar Scrub from The Kitchen McCabe looks good enough to eat!

Love this sweet DIY from The SITS Girls as a gift idea for the next little human (as in new) you’ll be giving a present to.

 

BEAUTY & STYLE

Sally over at Already Pretty rounded up a few closed toe sandal picks that are on sale. They’re cute, and they all look pretty darn comfortable!

The Beauty Babe gave us an alert on a 3 day Boden sale happening now (runs through Sunday, June 15th). If you’ve never checked out this British Based retailer you’re in for a treat!

A review of Channel’s Rouge Allure Lipstick by Miss Natty’s Beauty Diary. This pink is so pretty we’re tempted to drop the $35 it takes to purchase it!

 

Nom Nom

Another link from The Kitchen McCabe, this time for a delightful looking Sparkling Peach Mint Lemonade. Now that says summer!

Sparkling Peach Lemonade from The Kitchen McCabe

I have a friend moving south in a couple weeks, and last night we were discussing grits and the different ways people eat them. Here’s a fancy way to eat your grits from The Little Kitchen. The addition of shrimps lightens the dish up.

A chickpea summer salad from Skinny Mom. Full of fiber, and flavor!

 

HEALTH & LIFESTYLE

Is self control an issue for you? Here are 6 tips on keeping it under control from Refinery 29.

Looking for a weekly exercise challenge? Why not give #TotalBodyThursday a shot with HealthyWomen.org.

Trying to keep your sugar intake under control? Here’s a quick list of some of the sugar content in our favorite fruits.

 

JUST FOR FUN

Enjoy your weekend!

Author: Sarah

A self educated health enthusiast, I love geeking out on the latest information on healthy eating and exercise. Although this may happen while drinking a glass of wine...

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  • http://thekitchenmccabe.com Kayley McCabe

    Thanks for sharing my lemonade and scrub! I am in LOVE with those apple vases! What a colorful, fresh idea!

  • http://www.alreadypretty.com/ Sally McGraw

    Thanks for the shout-out, lady!

  • http://www.fullclutch.com/ Sarah

    You bet Sally. I’m in the market for new sandals, so the timing was perfect. ;)

  • http://www.fullclutch.com/ Sarah

    Kayley, so happy to share. I just love your site, thanks for the inspiration!