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Posts Tagged ‘summer’

Late Summer 2013 Playlist

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This playlist aims to keep you entertained while your hands are busy crafting, cleaning, cooking or while you’re just enjoying the last lingering summer days. It includes some of the best music released this year by artists you likely aren’t hearing on FM radio stations.                       [...]

Beauty Bag Essentials for Labor Day Weekend (and Beyond)

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Before you shake the sand out of your beach tote for the last time, there’s still one more (official) weekend of summer revelry to be had. So make this a great one, with our newest beauty products (aka “the keepers”) that have earned a permanent place in our weekend bag. Restorsea Reviving Cleanser:  As tough [...]

Is This Your #BestSummerEver?

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Over the last few weeks, we’ve asked you, our fabulous readers, to live your #BestSummerEver and share your experiences with us on Twitter and Instagram. We’ve received hundreds of beautiful and creative submissions. @redworldstudio’s buckets of bright red cherries caught our eyes immediately–summer produce at its very best! Look through our #BestSummerEver gallery for more of our favorites. And [...]

Our Book-Club Summer Reading List

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Whether you’re hitting the beach for a weekend or taking a longer sojourn to somewhere far away, chances are you’re taking advantage of the summer sun and heading on a break sometime in the next few months. My absolute favorite thing about vacation is digging into the big stack of books that has been patiently [...]

American Made Series: Picnic Gear

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Summer means assembling simple, easy-to-transport food and heading outside for a picnic. Here is some American Made gear that will motivate you to pack up and enjoy the longer days outside at a picnic with friends and family. Made of natural cotton cord with soft cognac leather handles, these roomy mesh bags are one of [...]

American Made Series: Summer Sandals

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Here is our summer-inspired American Made sandal roundup—stylish, with comfort and sustainability in mind. Let us know if we missed any of your favorites, and check out our American Made Facebook page for more of our favorite locally made finds. Barbara Shaum’s stunning leather sandals are made in Manhattan and are an example of beautiful [...]

Let’s (Pin) Party!

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Summer is the season for celebrating. From casual backyard barbecues to Fourth of July fetes, there’s no better time to entertain friends and family than these warm summer months. While we look forward to any celebration, we’re particularly excited about the one we’re sharing today—our first ever Martha Stewart Living #LetsCelebrate Pin Party. The launch [...]

Our Finds: Summer Sundresses

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What’s your summer uniform? Our go-to look is a no-fuss sundress that keeps us cool and comfortable even on the most sweltering of days. Here are a few of our favorites that can be dressed up or down and work for every occasion, whether you’re running errands, going into the office, or heading out to [...]

Catstudio Bags

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This past weekend marked the unofficial start to summer. We can’t wait to spend the season picnicking in the park or lounging at the beach. We recently discovered these bags by Catstudio, and knew they’d be perfect for any outing summer throws our way. Woven on a special loom, these cheery Riviera bags are handmade [...]