When time comes to ditch the sweaters and don the sandals and sunglasses, it’s not just the weather that is going to be H-O-T. With the summer season officially in full swing, personal stylist Susie Cohen, who helps women simplify and refresh their wardrobes at Refind in Seattle’s chic Madison Valley, is here to highlight the latest trends and simple, easy-to-wear summer staples for staying comfortable—and stylish—in the sunshine.
To reap the rewards of a bounty of fresh vegetables from your home garden, you’ll have to put in some time and effort: tending to the seeds, readying the beds, transplanting pots into the ground to take root, and plenty of watering. All the while, keeping the frost, the critters and the bugs from eating the fruits (and vegetables) of your labor. JaNae Haycock, who teaches gardening classes to children in Colorado, has put together this guide of the essential gardening tools that have helped her cultivate an abundance of vegetables from her own garden.
To a kid, a road trip can feel like eternity—regardless of how long it actually is. Parents must prepare for every possible scenario. You’ll need a constant source of entertainment, snacks and more to keep the kids occupied along the adventure. Having perfected the road trip experience with her own kids, Fresh Chalk Community Advocate Elissa Tompkins has put together this guide for you to reference before strapping the kids in and hitting the road this summer.