Friends, it’s HOT outside. Like way hotter than usual. But hey, that’s to be expected as we head into the middle of summer! June flew by in about two seconds and July is already here. Today we’re diving into summer gatherings and fun, refreshing recipes (as well as a full update on our house progress). Here’s what’s going on in the month of July!
RELATED: June Things – Your Guide to Summer Recipes!
1. The BEST Summer Salads
Moroccan Chickpea Carrot Salad
Spicy Radish Summer Quinoa Salad
Sun-Dried Tomato & Arugula Lentil Salad
Fig & Goat Cheese Salad
Spicy Southwest Salad Recipe
2. Summer Entertaining
This is the best time to invest in summer entertaining because it’s when everything seems to go on sale! Here are a few of my favorite things for summer entertaining:
I always say I’m going to host summer gatherings and then before I know it summer has passed. Even with moving this summer, it’s my goal to have friends over at least a couple of times! Don’t let summer pass you by without hosting a summer gathering, friends. It’s worth the effort!
3. Favorite Easy Grilling Recipes
And speaking of summer gatherings, these easy grilling recipes are perfect for hangout with friends, family, or just a delicious everyday meal idea!
- Spicy Grilled Shrimp w/ Pineapple Sauce
- Grilled Chicken Kabobs w/ Tzatziki Sauce
- Red Pepper & Kale Beef Burgers w/ Grilled Onions & Goat Cheese
4. Delicious Desserts
These wholesome summer desserts are perfect for fun cookouts, gatherings, or just something to do with the kids!
Gluten-Free Healthy Rhubarb Muffins
Homemade Creamy Peach Popsicles
Strawberry Lemonade Cupcakes
Wholesome Peach Muffins Recipe
Lemon Sweet Tea Popsicles
The BEST Vegan Zucchini Bread
5. House Update – We’re Moving!
Friends, it’s FINALLY time. We’re moving!!
We’ve been building a house for 1.5 years now, and beyond ready to be in our home. In case you missed the latest house update, we have finished up the final touches and are finally ready to close. We also sold our first home (sweet ol’ Edna) last month, so it’s been an exciting and busy time. Now for the second phase of moving: finding furniture and making our new house a home!
Be sure to stay tuned for a full new-house update/tour on here and Instagram soon 🙂
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