Five Ways to Make a Hot Day Cool

24 Jul

It comes as no surprise when I say a heat wave has definitely been taking over this summer. Even in places that are relatively cool, temperatures have spiked into the hundreds leaving people sitting in their air-conditioned homes. But even if it is melting temperature outside, you don’t have to waste the day. Here are some ways to have a blast when it feels like the sun is doing just that outside:

Water Balloon Wars- You don’t have to be eight years old to enjoy this. Round up your closest friends or better yet, people you can’t tolerate, and beam those balloons with all the force you can muster. This way, you’ll be cool and have a good anger management technique. It’s a win-win situation.

Bobbing for Fruit- Who doesn’t like fruit? Sticking your head in a bucket full of water and trying to grab fruit with your mouth is definitely a fun thing to do in the summer. Make sure the people you’re doing it with aren’t sick though and that you have someone to pour the leftover tub of water on when you’re done.  And if you don’t like fruit, stick wrapped candy bars in there. It’ll be too hot to care about calories anyways.

Bake a Cookie- Cookies. The eighth wonder of the world.  When it’s hot, put some cookie dough on aluminum foil and stick it on the hood of your car. If you’re lucky, you’ll have a nice snack and some bragging rights.

Party Party- Go to your nearest neighborhood beach and get your friends to come along. Get a kiddie pool and fill it up with water and play with some jellyfish. Turn up some tunes and let all your cares melt away.

Play in the Sprinkler- Not only does this cool you down, but you can show off your bikini body and have an excuse to do so. In severe/desperate occasions, play in your local public fountain or get a hose and spray it directly in your face.

Uh-Oh

24 Jul

I just had a chance to look at my blog fully and I realized that the posts I’ve done in the past few days havegone been uploading! So I am in the process of getting those back up. Sorry everyone!

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“Life is one big road wi…

17 Jul

“Life is one big road with lots of signs. So when you riding through the ruts, don’t complicate your mind. Flee from hate, mischief and jealousy. Don’t bury your thoughts, put your vision to reality. Wake up and live.”- Bob Marley

A Teen’s First Drive

17 Jul

Adults always complain about having to drive but, for a teenager, driving is a milestone-walk on the moon. This past week, you could find me with a drivers manual in my hand and then DMV app on my phone. Yes, I got my permit today. Of course, like most teenagers, I had a little bit of a panic attack before taking my test. Especially when the girl in front of me failed and I had to go take the exact same test. But luckily, I passed. The ride back however, was not as easy. Continue reading

Five Great Summer Reads

16 Jul

Whether you’re at the beach or just relaxing at home after a hard day of work, a good book can put you at total peace and serenity. These five different books are ones that have memorable plots with unexpected twists and are great to read on a rainy day. So pick up one of these books and lose yourself in a world that’s not your own: Continue reading

The Versatile Necklace: Wear With Any Outfit!

15 Jul

Necklaces can either make the outfit or break the outfit. In some cases, they are key to an ensemble. But why pay loads of cash for several necklaces when you could wear one with almost any outfit? Yesterday, I went shopping at Forever21 and I found a necklace that can truly go with basically any outfit. Continue reading

Summer Favorite: Tarte Cheek Stain

14 Jul

During this summer, I’ve been trying out different makeup brands and products to see if there are any that really stand out. One day on sephora.com, I met my new best friend: Tarte Cheek Stain. This stain can be used as a blush, lip stain, or even on your eyelids but it is primarily used (as the name states) to give your cheeks that “just-pinched” color. Continue reading

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