today is summer solstice here in honolulu, and we'll be experiencing the longest days of the year with the sun rising at around 5:50 am (although, i can't confirm this as i'm still sleeping) and setting around 7:18 pm. i'm not sure how this will actually affect our routine, but it just excites me. alaska will have sunrises at 4:20 am and sunsets at 11:42 pm...nineteen hours. can you imagine?! for all of us who complain about not having enough hours in the day...we need to get there.
what i do know is that i love lazy summer days and all the fruits that are available at this time. scroll down to see what we've been enjoying. and speaking of fruits, you might be surprised to find that some of your favorites are the most harmful in terms of chemicals and pesticides. you can see a list of the "dirty dozen" at my other blog, mobile morsels. one of our favorites was at the top of the list.
what are you enjoying this summer?
(and summer kick-off giveaway winner announced. did you win?)
a lightweight chambray is a summer essential.
i love wearing it with white denim and a hint of leopard.
fruits are always readily available at home for the minis,
but they will go untouched in the refrigerator drawers.
plate it and they will come!
can't tell you how many times this plate was
replenished last weekend.
lemons and orange slices for a refreshing citrus-flavored water.
fresh mango isn't my favorite...but pickled? i love!
thanks to my neighbor, S, for this yummy batch.
a cherries-pineapple-lychee fruit platter for the office.
(ON chambray; express shorts; ray-ban arista in green)
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