Things That Make Us Smile: Fire Hydrants in Summer

All About The Packaging: Banana Boats

Alright so this package is really a ready made package and a summer camp dessert. Do you remember making banana boats at camp in foil over the fire? How about one you grill at home that is like a s’more. Try this recipe from Taste of Home.

Taste of Home banana boat

Banana Boats Recipe


  • 4 medium unpeeled ripe bananas
  • 4 teaspoons miniature chocolate chips
  • 4 tablespoons miniature marshmallows

Love Links: Save Haven

We love Save Haven / Save Khaki for their relaxed yet crisp style for men’s clothing and for their home goods. Cozy blankets for the beach or lake, storage jars with chalk paint so you can label and change your mind. Welcome summer.

Easy DIY: Dyed Ombre Maxi Skirt for Summer

Here is a fresh how-to from A PAIR & A SPARE:

You need:
– around 2 yards of white silk
– pink dye
– a bucket
– salt
– elastic and a needle and thread (or sewing machine) to sew the skirt

Click here for the full tutorial.

Can I Have This?: Cuba Playhouse

From Play Modern this modular house is designed to grow with your child. Inside or outside. It is eco-friendly and made in the USA. I want to move in too!

Things That Make Us Smile: The view from the roof of the Met


All About the Packaging: Fabric Labels on Bottles

There’s a fantastic packaging idea over at Gift Packaging Ideas for homemade vanilla. Plain bottles look all the more special with fabric labels.