7 Books to Read This Summer

read-369040_1280Sometimes there is nothing like sitting outside on your patio, an iced drink in front of you, and getting lost in a good book. This year, as you enjoy your flowers and the warm weather, here are a few book recommendations worth looking into:

  • Finders Keepers: A Novel by Stephen King
  • The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins
  • Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard
  • A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J. Maas
  • Go Set a Watchman by Harper Lee
  • Truth or Die by James Patterson
  • Very Good Lives: The Fringe Benefits of Failure and the Importance of Imagination by J.K. Rowling

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Spice Up Your Home With These 3 Projects

Are you in the mood for some fun DIY projects? Maybe something to do with kids? With the warm weather, 4th of July, and all the family things in between, here are a couple of projects that might interest you:Small flowers

Build your very own terrarium. This is a perfect project for the whole family because you can add your own personal style to your terrarium. Add colorful rocks, seashells, and other trinkets for contrast. The possibilities are endless.

Patriotic candleholders. With the 4th of July right around the corner, these DIY scented candles are a great decor to add to any celebration. With rice, food coloring, and essential oils, these will be a hit at your next gathering.

Self-watering planter. These can make perfect housewarming gifts, wedding gifts, or add some fun decor to your home. Made out of wine bottles (or any glass bottle) these planters can be grown during both the summer and winter seasons.

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