They say summer is a time to catch your breath. Are you doing anything relaxing this weekend to breathe a bit? With vacation prep, an outdoor dinner party this week and more projects then I could ever actually complete, my mind has been running full speed lately. I am looking forward to the weekend and the chance to stop to enjoy the season. I will see you Monday with a new weekly series produced by one of my favorite bloggers (it is so pretty!). Until then…

Cue the confetti (above) | Host a slumber party | Balloon lamps

Interesting thoughts about the meaning of our online searches

The coolest backyard renovation | A fun looking deck party | Confetti rings

And, we’ve started back up my favorite summer tradition. I love our porch!