So FAR this summer has been so great. Like most people in this economy, we really don’t have the money to go fancy places. Our most exotic vacation involves the water hose in our backyard, but we have found lots of things to do….and we have had fun. I have learned that children really don’t care about going places, but care more about how much time you spend with them.
I don’t know what I’m going to do when it’s time to start back to work. For example, I set my alarm this morning for 7:00am and hit snooze until 8:25am. This doesn’t bode well for the 5:30am wake up call, and this year I will have a very unmotivated five year old to wake up and get off to school. I will not think about that now...instead I’ll “think of the summers of the past adjust the base and let the alpine blast, pop in my CD and let me run a rhyme, and put your car on cruise and lay back cause this is summertime! Summer, summer, summertiiiiiiiimmmmmmmmmeeeeee, time to sit back and unwiiiinnnnnddddd!” (what??? I HEART DJ Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh Prince, Ok.)
Speaking of summer there are a few items I can’t live without! I’ll admit I’m a beauty junkie; I’ll buy and try anything. Gosh knows I’ve wasted plenty of dollars on products that are a total bust...but these things are AWESOME….so try them out unless you would rather be “chillin in the car spending all day waxin leanin to the side but you can't speed through, Two miles an hour so everybody sees you, there's an air of love and of happiness and this is the Fresh Prince's new definition of summer madness!”
Women's Shape-ups X F - Accelerators: Ok I am NOT one of these people who think I will look like Kim Kardashian if I wear these shoes and scarf doughnuts, but I do like these shoes. I actually bought these brand new from a coworker for 50% off. They really support your back, and your calf muscles will feel it if you wear these all day! (Plus I love the Breast Cancer Awareness Design)
TimeWise® Day Solution Sunscreen SPF 25: OK ladies (and gents)...moisturizing is important. This is a Mary Kay product (which is a little pricey), but it's like a drink for your face. It provides great moisturizing and SPF, which is important in this heat!
Do you want to look like this??? There is such a thing as TOO Tan.
Tree Hut Shea Sugar Body Scrub, Brazilian Nut: This is an exfoliating sugar body scrub. It gets rid of dead skin and makes your skin smooth. It smells great. Connor thought I was sneaking cookies in the bathroom (really I would NEVER do that). The downside- the mosquitoes ate the crap out of me when I went outside the next day.
Renpure Organics Amazing Miracle: This is a 6.00 conditioner/reconstructer....leave it on your hair for 5 minutes and it will leave your hair feeling really light and healthy. It gets rid of frizz and leaves wavy hair straight. I love it.
NYC Liquid Lip Shine- Rose: Don't forget your kisser! 99 cents..makeup just melts off in the summer, but I have to have lip gloss. This gives just a light color and its affordable!
or for more fun you can do this lipstick-
|We invented this look back in the day..it's called a blue Popsicle.|
Thirty One Organizing Utility Tote: This tote has 5 exterior pockets and two mesh pockets. You can use this bag for anything...I take it to the pool and it holds our towels, sunscreens snacks. I use it for Children's Church and it hold snacks, books, crafts. I use it for a day out...magazines, books, water bottles.....I LOVE this bag. I think it is about 22.00 (see your nearest Thirty One seller).