The Avid Pen is getting one step closer to a new layout… The new look will have elements of the current layout, it’s from the same design company, but I will have a brand new color scheme (that I’m seriously excited about) and some updates that definitely make this lover of fonts and stylish & feminine graphic design all sorts of happy.
Also on the horizon for those of you who follow via email, you’ll start seeing a more aesthetically pleasing email newsletter with the weekly posts, and then a round up every Saturday.
With the arrival of summer comes peach season, and we’re lucky enough to have access to locally grown peaches. (I pass by the groves on my way to and from work everyday.) So, I’m definitely going to try out these Peach Thyme Tarts from Half Baked Harvest (using fresh thyme from our herb garden!)
Grace of The Stripe shares 6 Makeup Artist Approved Products for Radiant Skin. Also, check out Grace’s Dinner Party with Le Creuset.
These Homemade Pizzas from Love & Lemons look so delicious, and pizza is always a good idea for a Saturday night!
Get some House Inspiration over on Carly the Prepster.
Try out this recipe for Easy Rocky Road Brownies from Baker by Nature.
Get some outdoor entertaining inspiration with Serena & Lily over on Stacie Flinner.
Join The Style Scribe in Provence as she visits Ansouis, Menerbes and Domaine de Fontenille.
Extra Petite shares about sustainable fashion in her post Reformation at Nordstrom.
Embrace both your love for granola and your sweet tooth with this recipe for Chocolate Chunk Raspberry Granola from A Beautiful Plate.
Olivia Jeanette shares her Team’s Morning Skincare Routines.
Just in case you haven’t gotten your chocolate fix yet… Try out these Cherry Cheesecake Brownies from How Sweet Eats.
The Brooklyn Blonde shares some chic captures from Lake Como.
Try out this recipe for a Mediterranean Couscous Salad over on Cookie + Kate.
Find out how to Wear the Cutest Hair Scarves for Summer over on Camille Styles.
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