Back at it again, Summer 2018!

Live in the sunshine. Swim in the sea. Drink the wild air. -emerson Summertime is upon us! Happy June! I just completed year 10 in the classroom, yes, can you believe it?! Time flies. This was a year, like many others, full of its good days and long days, but overall, the 5th graders we … Continue reading Back at it again, Summer 2018!

Summer S(eas): Netflix & Amazon Prime Edition

One of the things summer wife has more time during for during the summer months is 'binge' watching TV shows. I have to be honest though, my definition of 'binge' watching is usually only 1 episode or 2... for some reason, I just cannot bring myself to watch more than 2-3 in a row without … Continue reading Summer S(eas): Netflix & Amazon Prime Edition

Summer Reads

Happy Fri-YAY, friends! Hope you all had a great week! The beginning of my week was full of curriculum writing. I write 5th Grade Language Arts and Social Studies curriculum for my school district. It is one of the things I love about my job -- I write with two other awesome 5th grade teachers … Continue reading Summer Reads

Sunny Days Ahead

"Summer is a state of mind." - Thisdelightfuldesign Hey there, friends! Happy, happy summertime! The 'Summer Wife' is back from the depths of grading papers, early wake-ups and packed lunches. We made it! Another year in the books (hard to believe I finished year 9 in the classroom) and another summer filled with longer daylight … Continue reading Sunny Days Ahead

Giving the Most-est to your Hostess

Hi sweet friends! Thanks for stopping by today. We've been vacationing the past two weekends and one of my favorite things to do when visiting sweet friends is planning a little hostess gift for them (Can we say #summerwife?!) When visiting our friends out of town, like we did, I usually will pack my hostess … Continue reading Giving the Most-est to your Hostess

Backyard Games Galore: Giant Jenga – A Guest Post BY Jason Kreuzman

Today's post is written and shared by Jason Kreuzman. Enjoy reading all about the giant jenga set he built! Greg and I love going over to the Kreuzman's house in the summer. Yard games galore! Connect with Jason on instagram @jasonkreuzman. -Jen, The Summer Wife My wife, Carly, and I love a good yard game! … Continue reading Backyard Games Galore: Giant Jenga – A Guest Post BY Jason Kreuzman

30 for 30: Planning a Manly Bday

If by "30" you mean "more awesome", then yes I am about to turn 30. -Anonymous This has been the year of the 30th birthday. So I'm sharing my take on a 'man-ly' 30th birthday that I threw for the hubs' last month. Invite: The theme was 30 for 30, after the ESPN Film Series … Continue reading 30 for 30: Planning a Manly Bday

A Birthday DIY Surprise

Hey friends! Hope you're having an awesome week. We had a crazy, fun weekend! The hubs' turned 30 on Sunday and I couldn't wait to share some of his bday surprises and how I used DIY and home decor to make the weekend extra fun. I love a personal DIY touch when gifting. If a gift … Continue reading A Birthday DIY Surprise

Summer at Last

You guys, we made it! The 1st official day of summer is here at last! To celebrate I thought I'd use the extra daylight to share my beach-y, summer decor. One of the things you may notice about our summer home decor is that many pieces were used on my summer mantel last summer. I … Continue reading Summer at Last