1. Celebrating National Sunglasses Day with Maui Jim

    It’s National Sunglasses Day and there’s no better to celebrate than to host a pool party with my go-to shades for the summer in tow! I am loving my KEANAE Olive Tortoise Glasses by Maui Jim. They are perfect for everyday wear, working out {they are so light weight!}, and the tortoise goes with absolutely everything. They also come polarized to block out UVA and UVB rays {and come in prescription}!

    For today’s celebration, I invited some friends over for a little fun in the sun on my patio. Ice cold champagne, festive stemless champagne flutes, all served on a fab blue tray! For drinks, I am all about champagne cocktails on a hot day and I have to say this Beach Cocktails Book has been my favorite inspiration for Summer beverages and snacks!

    In honor of Sunglass Day treat yourself to a pair of Maui Jims to complete your beach bag of summer essentials! All of their products are made here in the U.S. and can be purchased online at MauiJim.com, or you can see your closest retailer {like Sunglass Hut!}… check out the options on their site!

    What’s in my beach bag? First of all I am in love with straw bags and pom poms, so this Neon Tassle Tote is a little bit of both {and HUGE} making it the perfect carry-all for the beach! Then I am loving pops of color – like my geometric tribal Havaianas and Smith & Cult Shining Lip Lacquer. My KEANAE Olive Tortoise Glasses are the last but not least! Hope you also enjoy a fab day in the sun soaking up that Vitamin D!

    Shop Maui Jim on their website www.MauiJim.com or Follow on Facebook and Instagram.

    Photos by Yesi of Simply Lively Photography

    Thank you to Maui Jim for sponsoring this post.


  2. Host the Prettiest Pool Party

    Anyone headed somewhere beachy for the Fourth?! Whether you are headed on vacation, to a friend’s backyard, or entertaining in your own pool, there are SO MANY fun accessories on the market that can transform a party into a partayyyy!! Great for decorating or as a little hostess gift, these ideas are shockingly well priced and obviously, so bright and fun! My favorites include the SunnyLife Tropical Cookie Cutters, this limited edition Vineyard Vines and SunnyLife Flamingo Float, this Olli Ella Pom-Pom Basket {a collapsible woven seagrass basket perfect for storing towels or other bathroom essentials}, and these “Cheers” champagne govinos {Shatterproof,…

  3. Dinner Party Spotlight: Inspired By This

    Isn’t this party just dreamy?! Today’s FH Dinner Party Series guests and the creators of this stunning display are the women behind Lifestyle Blog Inspired By This. A blog that is inspired by beautiful weddings, aspiring entrepreneurs, exquisite homes, working moms, and more, the founder Leila Lewis and Associate Editor Ally Streelman desire to bring that inspiration to you through their site! From the things they shop, to the cocktails they create, to the babies they are bringing up, Inspired By This is a lifestyle site dedicated to delivering beautiful content to readers at every stage of life. Today’s incredible party, a work…

  4. Juliska Al Fresco Collection & Summer Time Recipes

    Summer is finally here which means it’s time for outdoor entertaining! Our family loves eating out by the pool so I was so excited that Juliska’s Al Fresco Dinnerware Collection is equally as elegant as their classic dinnerware!! Juliska’s Berry & Thread pieces have always been my go-to, so I opted for their gorgeous Berry & Thread Melamine Dinner Plates and to add a pop of color I placed their Oceanica Melamine Salad Plates on top! For glassware I stayed with the Berry & Thread theme {these glasses are my favorite of the collection!!} and I chose the Isabella Acrylic Goblet and Tumbler. Once…

  5. Coastal Vibes

    I recently featured how I updated my family room for Summer {see the post here}, so today I wanted to share some pieces that work into the “coastal” trend that I am channeling this time of year! Think beach house with lots of indigo accents and light-weight fabrics! Shop some of my favorites below.

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