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These are a few of my favorite things.

Summer is here. After spending two weeks in Florida I thought I knew what hot was. Then I came back to Utah where it has been 100 degrees or more almost every day since I got back. I now know the meaning of hot. Since it's miserable outside I've had to get pretty creative about what I eat, drink, do, and wear. I thought I could make a list to share with all so they can potentially enjoy them, too.

Saltwater Sandals
I bought a white pair about two weeks before school got out and I honestly hardly have worn any other shoe since. They are so comfy and the best part is that they can get wet. I've worn them fishing and at the beach and they have held up nicely. The straps are leather so I'm able to clean them off fairly easily. I'm obsessed with these shoes and will be purchasing a black pair very soon.

Columbia Bermuda Shorts

Cal bought me two pairs of these shorts when he came out for graduation and I love them. They are the perfect length and I really like them.

Striped Jersey Dress from Old Navy
In this particular picture the dress doesn't come to the knee, but since I'm pretty short it reaches. It's modest and also has sleeves. The only downfall is I have to wear a slip since it's a bit see-through but other than that it's wonderful when I don't want to wear pants.

Camelbak Eddy Water Bottle
When it's 100 degrees outside I literally feel like I'm dying. The only way it's manageable is if I stay on top of drinking water. I'm a lot happier when I'm not dehydrated and this water bottle has been the best. I just throw it in my bag and refill it frequently.

Dole Salad Mixes
I don't find myself hungry as much when I'm hot. When I do eat a meal I prefer it to be cold and not warm. These salad mixes are perfect. Being single is hard for meal prep because it's hard to make a good meal for one person. I break this bag up for two meals. I'll mix everything together and then add the dressing right before I eat. I use tupperware to divide it up and it saves me a lot of time. I'll often add grilled chicken for some added nutrients. 

Outshine Popsicles/Frozen Blueberries
 I love popsicles! These are the best I've found so far this summer. I also have been freezing blueberries and eating them. I'm all about food being cold. 

So I know I'm not some super blogger and maybe a total of 5 people might read this, but I seriously have loved all of these things to help me stay cool in this awful heat.  


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