Friday, March 21, 2014

Daydreams of Summer



Yesterday was the first day of spring and at recess (because I’m a teacher), I wore my puffy winter coat, gloves, scarf, and hat and was still completely freezing.  It’s no wonder I’ve been spending way too much of my life daydreaming about all of the things I want to do right now that seem to be slightly delayed.  But even though Mother Nature is not cooperating, it doesn’t stop me from envisioning all fabulous spring things yet to come.  And since that’s where my mind is, that’s what I’m writing about... the top things I’m awaiting with excited anticipation.

[ONE.] Summer nails and my first pedi of the season.  I typically do my own nails but I am just dying to whip out the summer colors.  I have already been experimenting with some more upbeat shades of pink, but I’ll know it’s officially summer when I can apply neon with confidence.  



[TWO.] Shopping for my new 2014 suits.  I know I have way too many already, but seriously a new swimsuit brings me way too much happiness to pass up.  Plus, the more cheekies I get, the less I want to wear my old suits, so I gotta recycle and make room for more.

Find it here.

[THREE.] Outdoor happy hours.  It’s amazing how one’s energy level can instantly quadruple at the mention of cocktails on a sun soaked patio.  And between my homes in Baltimore and Frederick, there are no shortage of these.  OHH might be my #1 happy place.  I cannot wait!



[FOUR].  Summer nights at the Yard.  And by this I mean Camden Yards.  There’s nothing like letting loose at a game with your best friends.  Hot dogs, beer, and baseball pants... who could wish for more?  



[FIVE.]  Recharging my desire to act like a gym bunny.  I try not to fall off the wagon too much during winter, but there’s definitely something about sun and warmth that truly kicks my workout into gear.  I think it has something to do with the fact that I don’t have to dress in layers that makes me feel more ready to work out.  Plus, there’s a better supply of delicious produce available, so healthy eating seems much more appealing.
Hoping to look as fit and tan as this girl one day.

Stay positive.  Look forward.  Summer is coming!


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21 comments:

  1. Hello from the link up! Summer nails and happy hours on the patio -- Yes, please & thank you!! Such a fab time of year coming up!! Can't wait! :)

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  2. There seriously is something so much better about enjoying happy hour cocktails on the patio instead of inside ;-)

    Happy Friday!

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    1. I know right?! One more month! I hope... ha

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  3. Bring on summer! I'm wearing capris today...and it's 45 degrees out there. I don't care! lol.

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    1. haha yea they had predicted it would get up near 60 today, but it was still 45 when I took my kids out to recess after lunch!

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  4. I wanted a neon color the other day because it was 80 degrees but I was still a little hesitant since it wasn't Spring yet! ;)

    -Kristen | Kandid Kristen

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    1. I feel ya. I've been doing the same thing! Getting closer, but not quite there yet!

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  5. Girl, you got me so ready for warmer temps!!!! Those nails, outdoor happy hours, the ballpark! The gym is calling my name, too!

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    1. haha me toooooo. I made myself go on this Friday night even though there was no part of me that wanted to!

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  6. OH MY GOD me too!!!! I so want summer!! And nights at the yard too, please!! Oh how I long to be at Opening Day!

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    1. I know! Sometimes it works out that I'm on Spring Break and am able to go, but no such luck this year. No worries though, it'll probably be snowing at this rate.

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  7. So ready for summer! Good luck at the gym with a little hard work and clean eating you'll get there.

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  8. I so can't wait for summer!! And I agree with wanting outdoor happy hours! I miss the days of sitting on rooftops in West Chester enjoying a nice cold margarita with my girls!

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    1. Oh yes, love rooftops too! Or at least taking advantage of our friends that actually have them ;)

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  9. Amen to those summer colors and the first pedi of the season! I swear, my toes are just a gross embarrassment right now. I need a pedi asap!

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    1. Me too! But also waiting until it warms up before I spend the $

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  10. Ahh swim suit season is coming too soon, I'm not prepared. I also have too many swimsuits (if there's such a thing) but it's hard for me to resist buying at least two each year. And I can't wait for summer nails either. Have a great weekend :)

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  11. I'm totally with you on the gym thing... I try to stick to it through the winter.. but once the weather starts warming up and the sun is shining, I get 110% more ambition! :) I also agree on the baseball pants, hotdogs, and beer activities! :)

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