Hello hello hello! Wishing you a very happy Friday & an even happier weekend. Summer is in full effect. I can tell because I've acquired a foot tan from my casual 10 minute walks outside. Although I'm digging the semi tan, my toes are still pasty white. Color blocking is cool, but not on my feet. However, here's what I'm loving right now.

flowers

Flowers

I always make time to admire a beautiful bloom. I spotted these remarkable coral charm peonies in the market & was immediately drawn to them. They're a unique delight compared to most flowers you see at the store.

franklin the turtle

Franklin 

I had the opportunity to meet Franklin, this adorable baby tortoise. Shout out to those of you who remember Franklin, a show from the 90s about a turtle. Yes, that's how tortoise Franklin got his name. He's adorable & tiny. His little body can fit in the palm of your hand. 

coconut chips

Coconut Chips

Coconut is a blessing on earth. Not only is it incredibly delicious but it's also quite versatile. I love all forms of coconut (coconut water, coconut oil, whole coconut, etc.). These coconut chips were so delicious, I had trouble putting them down.

aura cacia, lavender essential oil

Lavender Essential Oil

Essential oil is my jam! I use my collection religiously. At the moment, I'm digging the aromatherapy qualities of lavender. I add a few drops of lavender essential oil into my diffuser before bedtime to calm down my busy mind.

maui brewing


Girl's Night

Life can get busy at times & months pass on by before you even notice they're gone. I've been making more of a habit to reach out to friends to get together more often. Gotta keep that friendship alive. I enjoyed happy hour & appetizers with my girlfriend for a few hours. It was much needed.

What are you loving right now? Do you have any weekend plans? :]

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