50 Of The BEST Pool Floats For Adults

July 28, 2016 in Get It - No Comments
Pool floats are all the rage right now and really add pizzazz to summer parties and activities! Here's a list of 50 of the BEST pool floats for adults. Also, check out Adam's blog, for more inspiration on which floats, inflatable animals etc. you should bring to your next pool party! 1. Giant Ice Pop Pool… Read More »

It’s The Simple Things: Fun With Sun Tea

July 21, 2016 in Food & Recipes - 1 Comment
Nothing says summer like a good old cup of sweet tea and enjoying the simple things. For me, summer's all about relaxation and slowing down. But since it is such a short season of recess and warm weather, I often have high expectations of doing tons of exciting things before we're limited by the school season… Read More »

Kid-Friendly Caprese Pasta Salad

July 17, 2016 in Best Of, Food & Recipes - 3 Comments
This summer, meals have been pretty light and effortless. To be honest, my kitchen creations have come to a halt as I focus on simplifying. That's my fancy way of saying that I haven't felt like doing much cooking and that's a-okay with my family. One day, I will be on top of meal planning and… Read More »

Strawberry Blackberry Lemonade

July 10, 2016 in Food & Recipes - 1 Comment
The weather's warm, and the berries are ripe! We've been snacking on lots of strawberries since they are in season at our local market. At $3.00 per large container, we can't help but to grab one each shopping trip. This week, I grabbed some blackberries along with our strawberries. I had a summer treat in mind and settled on… Read More »

Beach Day Essentials + Checklist

July 6, 2016 in NW Indiana - No Comments
This post is sponsored by Meijer. Thanks for supporting the brands that support Sophistishe! We are indeed in the dog days of summer. The temps have been rising and I honestly can't even complain. These are the days of summer that I look forward to the most because it makes splashing outside in water totally… Read More »

10 Refreshing Watermelon Salads

June 15, 2016 in Food & Recipes - No Comments
There's nothing more refreshing than a nice juicy slice of chilled watermelon on a hot summer day. What could be any better? Well, watermelon salad sounds pretty delightful! I'm all about vibrant foods these days with no food combination being off limits. Here are a few watermelon salad dishes from bloggers around the web to inspire… Read More »


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