Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Summer State of Mind

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Happy mid-week, lovelies! How are you all holding up this week? I'm on the last day of the juice cleanse and it's going pretty well. I'm not hungry at all and spare a few aches and pains, I'm fairing pretty well. I'm just really happy to be giving my body a break from all those bad {I know they're really good!} for you things.

It will be interesting to see how I'm able to incorporate this into my every day life. I'm hoping to be able to take care of myself while still getting to enjoy all of the perks of the summer. My plan is to eat clean 2 or 3 days a week during the week and then allow myself to fully enjoy the weekends.

And speaking of weekends, I'm so excited because we've been planning our summer in Fire Island! Since I get long weekends throughout the summer I'm hoping to spend as much time on the beach as possible and it looks like that's the way it's going to be. Can't wait! :)

Do you all have summer plans yet? Vacations, weekends at the beach? Get your swimsuits ready cause it'll be here before you know it!

Hope you all enjoy the day! xoxo

Images: 1, 2, 3 edited by The Alternative Wife

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36 comments:

design elements said...

the title and the images are wonderful, Dawn! My summer begins in June. We will travel for 3 months :-) hugs

And So I Whisper said...

wow! good for you. Nice to hear that it has not been so hard.

The Zhush said...

Jealous!!! LOVE, love, love Fire Island!!1

Krystal said...

i've always been intrigued by those cleanses! i'm glad you are liking it :)

Things That Sparkle said...

Love all of the orange in these pictures!

Rachel @ Little Bits of Lovely said...

Ahh so jealous of your glorious sunshine, it is freeeezing cold here! Well done on your cleanse, you must be feeling amazing! xo

Debby said...

Dawn, so glad the juice cleanse has not been too rough. I need to get on the ball w/ a summer vacation. Having teens means that they want to have friends come along. The good thing is, that Jordan can drive so they can go their own way. I think I need to visit the city to come see you! If Tim goes on business I'm tagging along. xo

Sandy a la Mode said...

my summer plans are just a lot of trips for work... and a few weddings too!!

Helena - A Diary of Lovely said...

Happy to hear about the cleanse Dawn, Im excited to start juicing over the weekend!
Exciting plans for the summer, you are a lucky lady!

Martina said...

Beautiful summer atmosphere here - hmmmm, makes me dream! Don't know yet about our vaca - we're last minute people, because our work makes it hard tom plan much in advanve. Congrats for getting thtough the cleanse :)

Erika said...

Dawn - fire island?! - soooooooooo fun!!!!! - ur gonna have THE most amazing summer!!!!

Erika

Alexa said...

Speaking of...need to get a new swimsuit! Ahhh summer, seriously cannot wait! :) Just spending two weeks up near San Francisco with my parents and side trip to Lake Tahoe for a wedding.
alexa
www.theshortandthesweetofit.com

Sandy at Ooh La Frou Frou said...

Hi sweetie Dawn! Oh my gosh, I saw the image of the Orange Julius and it brought back memories! I used to order one occasionally when I was out shopping and watched how they made it. Then I came across a recipe that involved orange juice concentrate, milk and ice in a blender ... don't remember if there was sugar added too, but it turned out foamy and delicious and would occasionally serve the drink when having a brunch ;) Happy Wednesday!

Chic 'n Cheap Living said...

Yay for summer Fridays - you lucky lady!

xoxo,
Chic 'n Cheap Living

classiq said...

Your new diet sounds great, Dawn. It will do wonders, I'm sure. I'm already dreaming of summer and seaside weekends. I really need a long vacation though. No plans yet, but I should get on that. You'll have a fabulous time in Fire Island. xoxo

Jonna said...

YAAY for summer! ♥
This is my last week at school, then my holiday begins. I'm so excited! I have no special plans, but I love living like a vampire ;D Love the freedom and warmth of summer ♥

Jonna xx

Dancing Branflake said...

Long weekends at the beach sounds amazing.

Cleanse for 2-3 days a week actually sounds doable for me. Maybe I'll consider this one.

Vanisha said...

I'm so glad the cleanse is going well, Yay! During our Australian summer P and I are heading off to Timor Leste, very excited! Have a great day ladies :)

miles of style said...

i used to do a semi detox every Monday to cleanse myself of all the weekend binging...

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B. in the Know said...

I feel like this week is dragging on - I am so excited to have a long weekend and summer to finally start. I find myself sitting at work wishing I had summer vacation - dang I miss that. Hope you are having a good week!
Much love,
B

Katie said...

Glad the juice cleanse is going well!

BigAppleNosh said...

Yay for getting near the end of your juice cleanse - you can do it!

Sick by Trend said...

I love summer.. it is very very important for me! :D

xx

www.sickbytrend.com

Christie said...

Your summer eating plan sounds smart. I'm having to eat clean 24/7 because i'm getting married soon! eep!

Love the pics as always!
xo

In Fashion and Style

Draffin Bears said...

Hi Dawn,

So glad that the healthy eating is going well and you do feel so much better for doing things like this. How neat that you are going to be enjoying days at the beach - have fun.

Happy day
Hugs
Carolyn

Tamra of walkswithBella said...

Which cleans are you on? I'm so scared of having to run to ladies room all day! :(

I love Fire Island, my aunt got married on that island, so beautiful! Summer snuck up on me, time to start planning!

Jess said...

Yeah I try to eat healthy during the week so that I can splurge on the weekends!

Julie (brown eyed belle) said...

Hi, darling!! No definite plans yet, but plenty of idea floating around in my head :)

Hope you're having a wonderful week so far!! xoxoxo

TK said...

that beach walk photo makes me think of Pt Willunga - one of my last summer golden finds....hope you are getting lots of sunshine rays dear Dawn, TK xx

honey my heart said...

i'm trying to make summer plans right now. blink is touring, yay!

this free bird said...

That's awesome that you're making it through in spades with the cleanse. I need to do one too although sadly beach trips outside the one at the end of the street look meager. Restaurant is almost open and that means end of fun. wah

xo,
C

Rachel {Da Paura ♥} said...

These photos have inspired me completely for summer, so gorgeous!! Congrats on your juice cleanse, it doesn't sound easy but I know exactly what you mean. When I get on a health kick, I just feel so much better about what I'm putting inside my body. Why is it so hard to stay on a healthy kick?!? Well, you have inspired me to try and deny so much of this socal Mexican food and get back to nutrients! :) So exciting about your summer plans too!

xo
Rachel

Kavery said...

Oh you lucky girl! Long weekends are the best. Gives me a chance to recover well from the week.

the nyanzi report said...

long weekends is the best way to do it in the summer. are you coming to europe?

Sarah Klassen said...

Good for you, Dawn! There is nothing easy about doing a cleanse, so I applaud your success! As for travel, it will a busy Summer so just quick weekend trips for me... though still fun :)

Bromeliad said...

Oh yes, I could use a beach and a smoothie. I've done the lemon juice/cayenne thing a few years in a row. This year i'm just trying to exercise more. We'll see what happens.