After plenty of false starts, warmer weather is finally making an appearance in most of the US. But it can be hard to get into the Spring spirit when you're stuck inside working all day — recycled air and the bluish glow of your computer screen don't exactly scream springtime. Read on for ways to take advantage of the season this month, even if you're chained to your desk.
We're so excited that it is finally May! With long days, hot nights, and alfresco dining, the warmer months are our favorite time of year. The weather here in San Francisco has been gorgeous for the past couple of days, and we are ready to get our grill on while sipping refreshing cocktails. Here are five items we can't live without this month.
April dreadful showers have brought us beautiful May flowers, a day dedicated to Mom, and Summer's kickoff weekend! With temps on the rise and the Summer movie blockbuster season upon us, Lil has her eye on a few fun finds for the month of May. Check them out!
Don't you love the start of a new month? To me, the beginning of every month feels like a fresh start and it is comparable to that feeling you get when you pull out a blank sheet of paper and write a completely new list of to-dos.
My main goal for May is to start planning my Summer trip and keeping a daily eye out for travel deals and to get some organizing accessories to make my desk more neat! What do you have in store for May?
Urban Outfitters' May catalog has bloomed and it's ready for you to shop. But before you buy, allow us to offer some Fab styling advice inspired by some of the cutest looks in the book. We touch on everything from colored socks to pencil skirts to LBDs to ruffles. Interested? Go forth! Oh, and be sure to get all our past Fab styling advice.
With tax season behind us, it's time to start thinking about Summer and the projects, productivity, and vacations that lie ahead. On the first of the month I asked you to share your goals for the month and was inspired by how many of you are working toward promotions, graduation, and a better work-life balance. Here are some of your best intentions.
- Finish a huge project at work (and impress my boss!), but keep up my workouts and spend more time with my new boyfriend. — DedicatedDebbie
- For the month of May, I'm focused on landscape designing. There are several stages involved. Right now, I'm focused on installing wall planters. In the meantime, garden statues and dwarf trees are in transit. There are other critical details involved. It's a big project. — GlowingMoon
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Spring is in full swing, it's time to go shopping for a few of Lil's favorite things! This month we've included a coffee table book that celebrates the beauty of babies and a wooden construction set that will keep your children entertained and give back to those in need. Since Mother's Day is upon us, we also threw something practical and preventative in the mix for mom. Check out our must haves!
Whether you want to cuddle up on your front porch with a good book or enjoy the great outdoors in your garden, there are lots of fabulous finds in store for you this month. And, there are some special holidays to remember, so you've got some shopping to do, too! Check out all of my May Must Haves!
It's May Day, which means we're all hoping for pretty flowers and a lazy glide into Summer. With tax season in the distant past, it's time to start thinking about Summer and the projects, productivity, and vacations that lie ahead.
I plan on paying off my car insurance for the rest of the year, calendering a mini August weekend away with my sweetie, and encouraging fellow bridesmaids to finalize plans for the low-key bachelorette weekend we are organizing for the Fall.
What is your main objective for the month? Share your goals, dreams, and plans here!
Happy May Day! This month, get into the full swing of Spring with fun interior design events, cool hotel openings, and new ways to have fun in your casa. Stay tuned this May for great ideas for celebrating at home. Want to throw a craft party? Start a movie night for friends? Check back for my suggestions for making the most of entertaining at home. In the meantime, see what other great events, products, and openings are happening around the country.