The summer is here! The HOT weather is making it official. Love that uncomfortable, sweat inducing, water drinking hotness that you look forward to all year.

We just spent the weekend up at the cottage. Amanda and family joined us and it was so much fun. We were out on the boat, swam about 50 times in the lake, ate a lot of junk food and got very little sleep. A highlight of the weekend was Amanda going down this huge slide in the middle of the lake with a massive grin on her face. Yep, it's officially summer.

So here are our Summer picks... some of the things we've gathered to make our summer a bit better and some things that we are simply coveting.

1. Crate and Barrel: Reese Foldable Bed tray $129.95 2. West Elm: Smeg 2 Slice Toaster in Cream $229.76  3. Urban Outfitters: Faceted Pastel Table Lamp $63.65  4. Etsy: Melinda Wood Designs Printable Art - $6.54  5. Restoration Hardware Baby & Child Bristol Baluster Side table - $406.16 6. Lades & Gentlemen Studio: Double Dome Mini Wind Chime - $73.85 7. West Elm: Belgian Linen Duvet Cover in Rosette - $243.63