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April 27, 2012

Friday Favorite- Its over 100 here!!

It is sweltering here. How did I survive this last year pregnant? I have no clue! 
Here some ideas to beat the heat in style.
I'm obsessed with this coverup. It looks easy enough to make. I will be sporting this pool side this year! I can't find the source, but it says to use a jersey knit fabric.

open-back cover-up: just a rectangle with straps! (use a jersey knit fabric) cool!
For your next outdoor party, use cupcake lines on mason jars to limit spills, and keep those bugs out!
Mason Jars with cupcake liners...clever drink idea!
Source: Setting the Mood blog
It is time to invest in some mason jars, there are just too many cute things you can do with them.
Whip up these raspberry beer cocktails!
Raspberry Beer Cocktail!! Yum! Summer nights on the deck here I come!
Ingredients
1 cup of fresh raspberries or frozen
4 bottles of corona (12oz) beer, chilled
1 container frozen raspberry lemonade concentrate, thawed or pink lemonade
1/2 cup good quality vodka
Garnish: lemon slices, or raspberries.
adapted from Southern Living

Method
In a large container stir together the  first 4 ingredients. Serve over ice.
Garnish with raspberries.
To make ahead, stir together lemonade concentrate and vodka in a large container.    Stir in raspberries and beer just before serving. Garnish, if desired.
source: A Cup of Mai
Create waves
For summer beach hair try this method to create waves!
Source: Oh So Pretty

Well we are off... my super smart and cute sister in law is graduating law school from Baylor tomorrow, so Waco here we come!
graduation graduation graduation
Have a great weekend! XOXO

8 comments:

jkhenry said...

Because I loved that wrap, I had to go find DIY instructions. Here is one that looks really similar: http://laviediy.blogspot.com/2012/02/diy-20-minute-beach-cover-up.html

Thanks for inspiring :)

Jess said...

The cupcake liners in the mason jars are SUCH a good idea! Love!

Lori said...

Very cute! Love the mason jars and that cover-up looks awesome!

Ashley said...

I'm glad you girls liked the ideas! JK Henry thanks for finding that tutorial!

Connie said...

The cover up is from Victoria's Secret... I searched until I found it!

Ashley said...

Connie Thanks so much for finding that! I'll have to purchase it, if my do it yourself project doesn't work!

Anonymous said...

The wrap is from Victoria's Secret. Would be super easy to make too though. http://www.victoriassecret.com/ss/Satellite?ProductID=1265802758121&c=Page&cid=1334717242937&pagename=vsdWrapper

Anonymous said...

what are the tassels on the caps?