June Gloom—a weather pattern in Southern California that results in cloudy, cool conditions during the month of June—doesn't always come on so strong, or last so long. Sometimes, it's only a few days and the clouds burn off after lunch giving way to clear blue skies. This year, unfortunately, it's been an overcast marathon, but that hasn't stopped me from taking full advantage of the cherries, off-the-shoulder tops, and colorful blooms that come with summer. I'm looking forward to a weekend forecast that promises sunnier days—I hope yours is just as nice!
Most weekends are a delightful blur of relaxation as a family unit. But heading into this one I've felt a wave of determination to cross off at least three nagging to-do list items that may or may not be leftover from 2015 (you know the ones - that linger for months on end). ...read more