As you go about your lazy days of summer, here are a few of our suggestions, both recent and from several years ago.


2017’s summer reading guide for kids

6 ways we do a chill but orderly summer

Working hard at keeping summer simple


How to slow down summer

Hospitality that feels like summer

2 secrets of hospitality to remember this summer

Make a simple summer picnic crate

Make a simple mini summer scrapbook

9 outdoor must-dos for a truly simple summer

ice cream

And if you haven’t yet, catch up on our summer-themed Simple Show episodes from the past few weeks:

Ep. 78: Summer hospitality & entertaining

Ep. 77: Summer family roadtrips

Ep. 76: Summer reading

Happy summering!

rock jumping

p.s. A few things I’m loving right now: this summer linen dress, this lawn game, this cocktail, and this hammock.