Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Valentine's Day Gift Ideas For Her


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We are just about a month away from Valentine's Day! I feel like I change my opinion on the day every year. I always welcome a reason to celebrate, but I also feel like you should appreciate and show your love every day.

I don't know why, but I feel like the overpriced prix fixe dinners and a dozen red roses are just so cliche and boring, so that's not something I look forward to. But, giving your bestie a cute little gift to remind her how special she is to you is something I can get behind.

Or guys, letting your girlfriend know you haven't forgotten this special day is also important! I compiled a group of gifts that would be appropriate to give any girl in your life. Whether you are having a Galentine's party, a dad looking for a cute gift to give his daughter, or a boyfriend/husband/fiance looking to surprise the one he loves, these gifts are great ideas.

I included little things like chocolate, but also bigger items like this bracelet that I wear every day. So, there should be a price point that fits every budget! This year, on Valentine's Day, I'll be in the Caribbean with my mom! I'm so excited! We've planned a mother-daughter trip (Callie sadly can't make it due to her very limited vacation days... we are so sad!!!). But, I'll be celebrating once I'm back in Pittsburgh!

I think these cards are SO cute, and a really great way to share your love across the country/world! I'll be back on Friday with gift ideas for guys, so stay tuned!

If you are looking for a more experiential gift idea, check out this guide I posted 2 years ago. There are some really great, out-of-the-box ideas!

How do you celebrate Valentine's Day? Do you have a tradition? Typically, my family cooks a 'fancy'/indulgent meal together at home (friends and dates, welcome, too!)... in the past years, we have been favoring beef wellington.

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

1 Month With Henry






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It's been exactly one month since I've had Henry. I can't believe it's been a month and yet I can't imagine my life without him.

I thought I'd do an update, one, so I can look back on it and remember this time, but also to let you all know about having a new dog if you are considering it yourself! This is a long post, so keep scrolling! 

Responsibility
I knew he would be a lot of responsibility, but it's been surprisingly less than I thought. I really thought taking him out would be such a chore (especially in an apartment and many floors up), but it hasn't been annoying at all... even with the freezing cold temps. I enjoy it and he's so cute getting up in the morning and getting excited to go outside! The one thing that is annoying is that he hates the cold (don't we all), so taking him on a long walk in 0 degrees is a no-go. Last week, when it was warm, we went on the longest walk ever, and it seemed like he had so much fun. I can't wait until it warms up a bit and we can do that daily.

I will say the only thing that is annoying is that he sheds. I have to vacuum every 2 days (sometimes every day). It's annoying but feels so good afterward. It's a vicious cycle, but well worth it. 

Home
Henry has finally figured out his 'home', aka my apartment. It was hard at first because I was taking him everywhere with me over the holidays. From my parents to my grammies, to my aunts, etc. it was hard for me to establish a routine with him. Now that the holidays have quieted down, he's already in a great routine and loves my apartment. He doesn't like when other people come to visit for the first few minutes, but I am trying to teach him it's ok. He is slowly but surely learning. He is, however, great at going to anyone else's home. He loves hanging out at my parent's house, hanging at Grammie's, and visiting Stuart (my cousin's dog). 

I also love that I don't have to crate him. He's fine being in my apartment/my parent's house while I'm gone. He mostly just lays around or plays with his toys and he's really great at not getting into anything he shouldn't/doesn't chew on anything he shouldn't. When I'm gone, I leave my Echo on for him with soft jazz, ha! I love that he gets SO excited when I get home. It's the best welcome ever. 

People
I'm not fully sure of his past, but he's afraid of noises and people at first. He's just overall skittish and timid. It seems like he might have been on his own in the wild for a bit of time. He's already gotten a TON better with both of these things, but we are still working on it. He eventually warms up to people after just a few minutes. On Christmas Eve we have sooo many people at my parent's for a huge party and he had absolutely no issue with anyone, so that was great. 

I left Henry with my parent's for 5 days while in Arizona and they said he was great! He is now best friends with my parents and is obsessed with my mom. Whenever I bring him to my parent's he gets so excited to see her... it's adorable. 

Other Dogs
Henry gets along with other dogs really well for the most part. Mac and Henry are best friends. They love hanging out together at my parent's. We think Henry is keeping Mac 'young', ha! However, if a dog is wild/super high energy wanting to play every second and jumping all over the place, Henry is not a fan. Before I adopted him, he lived with 6 other dogs, so he's well socialized, but he needs to be more patient with puppy energy. 

Temperament 
The way Henry's foster mom described him was 'velcro' and it's literally the only appropriate word to use. Henry is at my side 24/7. Even when I'm trying to take photos/Instagrams, he is right there- it's not me trying to get him in the shot! With outfit photos, I have to try and get him away from me just to get a few shots without him. 

When I'm sitting at my desk, he is literally laying on my feet. When I'm in the living room on the couch, he is cuddled up right next to me (he has to be touching me). When I go to bed, he sleeps right up against me. It's beyond cute. He's so loving and so kind, he makes my heart melt. 

He's really motivated by food, and I've been able to teach him to sit and lay down. Now we are working on 'paw'. He's very smart and seems to learn things very quickly. Mac loved tug of war, but Henry isn't into that. He LOVES to chew on toys and toys that squeak and also loves to play fetch. 

My Thoughts
Henry is by far one of the best decisions I have ever made in my entire life. I wholeheartedly recommend adopting a sweet boy or girl! He fills me with joy, happiness, and love. I can only hope he feels the same. 

I've noticed Henry/having a dog, in general, is making me a little more relaxed. Like if my apartment isn't vacuumed perfectly each day, I let it roll off my shoulders. 

Another thing I've noticed is that Henry has brought out 'maternal' behavior in me. I actually didn't notice this myself. One of my friends mentioned it to me and now I definitely agree. I have never had a very strong maternal desire. I've also never had much interaction with kids (no one in my family has children, I'm the oldest, so I'm just never around kids at all). I noticed I'm protective over him and care for him as if he was my own child (which sounds ridiculous, but if you have a pet, I feel you might understand what I mean by that). So, I love that this is giving me a taste of caring for someone else. I'm glad I find joy in caring for him, too... it doesn't feel like a chore or annoyance at all!!

Pajamas
I wanted to quickly let you all know about these pajamas.  I love RRR pajamas, and I was intrigued by these because they are 'jersey' material. I was thinking they might be similar to my favorite, Lake pajamas.  And, I was right. They're SO comfortable. The jersey material is so soft. They are roomy but also flattering. I loved the bright print becuase while you can definitely wear them in the winter, they make you happy with the beautiful colors! 

Monday, January 15, 2018

The Best Guacamole Recipe

The Best Guacamole Recipe

While I was in Arizona, we went to a really cool restaurant, Sumomaya, where I discovered the BEST guacamole ever. It was pomegranate guacamole! Kind of odd, right? I wouldn't have ordered it on my own, but it's what the group chose. 

So, I tried it and fell in love. It's tart and sweet and salty and just all around a really great taste. We all loved it so much that we decided to try and recreate it the next day (hence the low-quality iPhone pic, sorry!). 

We not only replicated it, but we all agreed it was even better than Sumomaya's. We basically looked up a bunch of recipes online and then pulled what we liked best from each recipe, plus added some of our own ideas. 

Here's what you'll need:
- 2 avocados 
- Seeds from 1 pomegranate
- Chopped Cilantro (finely chopped)
- Juice of 1 whole lime
- green onion (finely chopped)
- 1/4 of a white onion (finely chopped)
- Adobo seasoning
- Half of a fresh jalapeno (finely chopped)

1. Dice avocado 

2. Gather seeds from pomegranate (You can buy them already prepared from most grocery stores. The grocery store that we went to was out, so we had to fish the seeds out of a whole pomegranate. We used this tip from this YouTube video and it was actually pretty fast and easy to do). 

3. Mix everything you finely chopped together in a large bowl. I find it helps if you start with just the avocado and then start to add the other finely chopped ingredients as you stir. 

4. We added seasoning and lime juice to taste, but the amount of lime juice we liked was 1 large lime. Adobo seasoning is something I didn't have, but my friend Erica had it and loves it. So, we added the seasoning in and it was fantastic. I actually ended up buying some once I got home. It kind of just works with everything and gives it a great flavor. 

Overall this is REALLY easy to make, but I honestly think it tastes different/fancy. It would be great to bring to a get together (like a Superbowl party). It gives you a little taste of summer, which we all need at this point, right?!

Do you have any tips to get the perfect homemade guac? Let me know! I'm a huge guacamole fan, so I love experimenting! 

Saturday, January 13, 2018

Saturday Shopping 1/13/2018


If you guys read Thursday's Lately post, then you know this week was a doozy for me. And it really was. SO much going on, I think I might just sleep this entire weekend!

Yesterday, I was elated to find a new-to-me dermatologist close by. I also had a great dinner with some girlfriends... where Henry and Roo (my friend's dog) played allllll night. When I got home, I spent the rest of my Friday night doing a deep clean of the apartment (silver and all).
I've almost had Henry for a month now, and I can't wait to do a monthly update. It's kind of nuts it has only been a month because I can't really imagine my life without him now. On Thursday, it was 60+ degrees outside, so I made sure to get a workout outside, and take Henry for the longest walk in the city! He loved it and we stopped for a quick picnic, too! Sorry for the worst picture in the history of Summer Wind, but this is the best I got!

Today, there is not much on the agenda. I was going to save cleaning for today, but I got home last night and just felt the itch... and once I'm started, I don't stop. So, I'm actually going to be very glad to enjoy a clean apartment while it is frigid outside. Maybe some Netflix binging and napping before I head to one of my favorite restaurants for dinner. I feel like a good sleep will do me well becuase I've been a bit stressed this week and haven't had the best nights of sleep.

Then, Sunday, it's the Steeler's first playoff game and I'm so excited to watch with friends. Fingers crossed we get a W!
Today's post is a hodgepodge of items I found on the web this week. It's a bit of warm-weather dreaming and a bit of 'I'm really cold and need all the layers'. I posted this post-workout snap to Instagram this week. I've been really good about getting in a daily workout lately, so I've been shopping for new workout pieces. This tee is something I got on major sale (just $33). There are still some in stock. I'm wearing a size small- it runs big/roomy, so you could definitely size down! 

Friday, January 12, 2018

How To: Wear a Trend in a Classic Way

How To: Wear a Trend in a Classic Way

How To: Wear a Trend in a Classic Way



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We all know I'm not a trendy dresser... that is clear. But I always share with you guys how I will sometimes add trendier pieces to my wardrobe and style them in a way that is more classic and in line with my personal style. 

I saw this cream sweater online and I really liked how it looked on the model. Simple and chic in a year-round color and fabric, but updated with a slight 'statement sleeve' and also a bit cropped at the hem. 

At under $100, I figured, why not. So the box arrived and I pulled out the sweater. I was very underwhelmed. I almost put it back in the box without even trying it on becuase it looked so oddly shaped. 

Well, I put it on and fell in love. It really does have just the right amount of trend so as not to be something you can only wear for a season and then have to retire. And, in true Summer Wind fashion, I styled it classic and simple. 

I get a lot of questions from readers who e-mail me about what to wear on certain dates... so like what to wear for a first date or what to wear on a day-date, etc. So I also wanted to share this outfit because I think it's a great winter date outfit. 

Whether you're going to see a Saturday matinee or you're headed to a casual bar to meet up with his friends, this is one of those really classic, non-fussy types of outfits that will have you feeling comfortable but very put together. 

I think it's also a great option for a more casual day-date that you know will continue into the evening. Depending on the level of dress or the weather, you can swap out the shoes for booties if there is snow or throw on heels if you want to feel a bit dressier. 

And, speaking of dressier, since the sweater is a bit short, it would be a great 'skirt sweater'... you know those sweaters that don't look frumpy when paired with skirts? Well, this is a great one! 

Thursday, January 11, 2018

Lately1/11/2018

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This week was SUCH a doozy. I'm very ready for the weekend and yet I feel like I have so much to do before I can even get there.

I was in a pretty bad car accident on Tuesday. No one was hurt, and that's all that really matters. It was a semi-truck that hit me on my driver's side. Any other way it could have happened, I would have been badly hurt or maybe even killed. So scary. However, the truck was driving really slowly because traffic was stopped (including my car).  But my car is badly damaged. Another silver lining is that it's still driveable until I am to take it in for the estimate/repairs.

Dealing with insurance is probably one of the least enjoyable things and a big time suck, but I'm just really lucky and grateful I am ok and my car isn't even totaled or anything like that!

This week I also had a lot of appointments and meetings. I feel like I have been running around all over the place. I hope to take it easy this weekend. Tomorrow I'm excited to have dinner with some good girlfriends and catch up with them and Sunday is the Steeler's first playoff game, so I am getting together with friends for that, too!

Wearing: I've been obsessed with this navy blue and white (reversible) cashmere sweater ever since I got it back in December. It's super thick and high quality and I just love the mixed stripes on the cuffs. And, it really is totally reversible. It's like two sweaters in one! I also just found a great dupe for one of my favorite pairs of Ray-Bans. My Ray-Bans are $178, but the pair I found are only $59.50!

Eating: My sister made this broccoli cheese soup in her crockpot and recommended it to me. I love broccoli cheese soup so I can't wait to try it out!

Drinking: Did you see my post about citrus water

Watching:
 I started the Marvelous Mrs.Maisel (on Amazon) and I'm only a few episodes in but it's pretty good. The only thing I don't love is that it's very show-tune-ish. That's the best word I can use to describe it. I don't really care for musicals and there are parts where it feels too 'Broadway'. It was created by Amy Sherman-Palladino, who you may recognize from Gilmore Girls, so it definitely has a bit of her in it and I love that!


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Sale-ing: I finally got my hands on this Tory Burch Cora dress and I shared this post in my Insta roundup earlier this week, but there are still some sizes left.
Sale-ing II: I'm not a huge Net-a-Porter shopper because everything is so freaking expensive. Nonetheless, I love it. They're having a HUGE sale. Tons of items under $200 and a lot of great summer items and activewear! Scroll through the widget above to see my favorites (and what I think are the best for the price). I literally combed through all of the pages- there were thousands of items!!!

Loving: I got this Avene face mist at a pharmacy in Paris and I love love love it! I use it almost daily. Whether I'm traveling and my face needs refreshing or I just applied my makeup and it needs to be set, this is the best. I always thought that those face spray waters were stupid, but now that I've been using one, I am obsessed! I didn't know you could find it in America (but now I realize it's on Amazon Prime and Dermstore!), so I decided to try the Evian spray and it's not as great. The difference is that the Avene truly comes out as a very light mist and the Evian comes out kind of like tiny droplets, so it's almost like it's sprinkling on your face. 

Pittsburgh-ing: Restaurant week is next week! I'm excited to go to a place I haven't tried yet... I'll be sure to report back. One thing I'm slightly disappointed to see is that SO many restaurants have roasted chicken as their meat choice. Yes, I like roasted chicken, but I feel like that's boring/basic and a cheap way out for all of the restaurants.

Wanting: I can't get over all the resort collections out right now. I want all of the bright colors and lightweight fabrics. Luckily, in Pittsburgh, it 'warmed' up a bit. Today is actually supposed to be up to 57, so I'm very pleased about that! Scroll through the widget above for some of my favorites.

Quoting: 'Purpose fuels passion.' // See more of my favorites, here. 

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Citrus Water Tip

Citrus Water Ideas

Citrus Water Ideas




Citrus Water Ideas


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I've said this before, but I'm not so into resolutions. My goal is to always try to be drinking more water, working out more/better, eating healthy, setting goals and completing them.

But, if you're into resolutions, and one of them is to drink more water... or if you are just looking for something to spice up your water, enter citrus water. I know, groundbreaking, right? Well, hear me out.

I've been dehydrated a few times in my life and it's not fun. I feel like I'm pretty good at hydrating, but I will say I kind of hate that I am always reaching for sparkling waters. They have become so trendy that there are just so many 'flavors' to choose from. I'm guilty of loving them and just can't give them up. While they're not necessarily 'bad' for me, I still need to get myself to drink regular flat water from time to time.

So, after being in Arizona and picking fresh citrus, I got home and bought allllll the citrus and have been drinking it ever since.

I wanted to share two tips with you that may not be as obvious. I am not a lemon-water kind of gal... to me, lemons are too tart or bitter tasting. I prefer lime but let me tell you, a navel orange squeezed into water is AMAZING.

If you're like me and are not a fan of the bitter taste of lemon, I introduce you to Meyer lemons! I've heard of Meyer lemons in products or desserts and what not but had never personally seen one or tried a raw one.

They had them at my local Trader Joe's and they are SO good. They're a bit sweeter and just don't have that 'edge' that lemons can have. After trying a few, I got curious and googled them. It's a cross between a lemon and a mandarin.

If you sit a Meyer lemon next to a regular lemon, you'll see the skin is much smoother and has a deeper, golden color (they're 'prettier' than a regular lemon).

Anyway, a Meyer lemon tastes amazing in hot water in the morning and then added with a mix of oranges and limes in both flat and sparkling water. It's also great for a cocktail, too!

And my second tip... I see a lot of those containers that you can buy and make a big batch of 'spa water'. But, for citrus water, I suggest making it in-the-moment by the glass. This is because I find that if the rinds 'marinate' in the water for too long, you get a sour, unpleasant taste. I think if you wanted to make it in a big batch, you'd want to get rid of the skins first!

So those are my little tips! Do you drink fruit water?! Do you have a favorite combo I should try? Let me know!

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Instagram Roundup

This year, I'm focusing on my blog, rather than Instagram. I've honestly always been that way, but this year more than ever. 

There was once a time that I so enjoyed Instagram-when it was spur of the moment and in chronological order (where I was able to see everyone's posts). But now, with a new algorithm, every other week (it seems like) it's just ridiculous to keep up with! It's become a place where I only feel I am connecting with you all via DM's and Instastories (which are both aspects I love about Instagram). One of my favorite parts of blogging has always been connecting with readers and I feel like it's becoming harder to connect when posting an Instagram to my feed. But with my blog, I feel like we are always connecting and I get such lovely e-mails from all of you. It feels more like a community if you will. 

Don't get me wrong, I'm not changing my typical Instagram content, in fact, I'm enjoying posting to Instagram stories rather than posting an actual Instagram because I'm able to share so much more with you. It's also typically 'in the moment' making it a lot more real. What do you guys think about that?

Anyway, with that said, I share a lot more fashion/outfits on Instagram than I do here on my blog. I like to keep my blog a good balance of lifestyle, travel, beauty, and fashion- kind of like a potpourri of content, you know? 

So, today I am doing a roundup of stuff I share on Instagram. I'll do these from time to time so those who aren't big Instagrammers can see my content and also those who don't use LikeToKnowIt can shop the pieces I am wearing. 

If you don't use Instagram or don't use LikeToKnowIt, you can always shop my outfits on this page on my blog. It's always there, always up to date, and there's no signup necessary. 

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I wore this outfit this past weekend while up in the mountains. As I was browsing online a few weeks ago, I noticed myself adding bright colors to my cart, which is a little unusual for me. I typically stick to black/gray, cream/white, navy blue, etc. (and especially in the winter). I think the bitter cold and grayness has already gotten to me and I'm looking for anything to brighten my day (figuratively and literally). 

I'm so glad I got this bright pink sweater. The color is a just-right-shade of bright pink. It's not cheesy and I really think this shade of pink isn't something that will necessarily be too dated. The cut/shape of the sweater is classic, which is what originally drew me to it! I wore it with these navy leggings (which have a very 'cool girl' vibe to them. I wouldn't really wear them to work out. They run a little big and are a bit see-through in the butt if you are stretching, but they're warm and cozy and cute for lounging. 

And the slippers- the most important part, in my opinion, are SO warm. I got these for Christmas. I originally wanted the Ugg slippers I had shared, but they were sold out in my size, so these were my secondary option. And honestly, now that I have these, I am so glad I got them becuase I really think they are better (so incredibly comfortable and warm). They have a version without the shearling on the outside, if that is something you prefer!

Denim Shirt// Cream Velvet Pants (on sale under $100)
Cowboy Boots (similar)// Sunglasses 
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I wore this while I was in Arizona (you can read my travel guide, here). I realized I forgot to share outfit details with all of you! 

I wore this outfit while at Canyon Creek Ranch. I felt very 'in character' with my Western-inspired outfit. These cream velvet pants are what I wore with this outfit back in the fall. I've actually been wearing them a lot more in the past several months than I ever thought I was going to. It's basically like wearing white jeans, but these are a little creamier white and they are velvet, so totally appropriate for the winter months! They're currently on sale for under $100. Since they're final sale, I'll let you know about fit... they fit true to size, a little roomy and they do stretch a bit when you're wearing them.

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I want to start posting some more beauty-related content, so I shared my go-to winter red polish color which is 'I've Got the Blues for Red'. I've worn this deep red for years and I just love the blue-ish red shade. 

I get a lot of questions about my rings, so I've linked similar ones for you to check out! 

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These pajamas have to be the most comfortable ever. They rival my favorite, Lake Pajamas for sure! They run a little big. I got a small, but they're plenty roomy!

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I had been pining over this dress all fall, but the price was pretty outrageous. Good things come to those who wait, right? This dress is now on major sale and I am so glad I grabbed it! Great for both work and play (looks so cute with tights or boots, too).

Monday, January 8, 2018

Apres Ski Essentials

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I thought it only fitting to share a ski post after last week's tropical vibes and the fact that I was in the mountains this week... we were supposed to ski, but it was just WAY too cold. Bummer, but we made the best of it and it was a blast!

I can't believe how much snow the south got and how cold it was here in Pittsburgh. Pittsburgh is known to get slammed with snow and it's not crazy when we get down into single digits. But it has been in the negatives which is kind of a rarity.

I always say, once you're in the teens, the temperature doesn't really matter anymore becuase it's just too cold to do anything but stay inside!! Since it's been so cold, we've been lucky with getting a lot of snow. The ski resorts near Pittsburgh also are able to make snow since it's so cold, which is awesome. 

Last winter, we had a crappy snow season. In fact, we went skiing one weekend and ended up only doing 2 runs becuase the conditions were awful (slushy and gross). Skiing is one of my favorite things to do in the entire world. I've been skiing since I could walk and it's just something that makes me really happy. 

So with all of that said, I'm sharing the necessities for apres ski since I didn't do any skiing this weekend! I'll be sure to share my ski essentials in another post, too! 

I personally choose comfort over fashion after skiing or even just hanging out in the mountains at a ski house. Typically, everywhere is pretty casual and we stay in a lot and play games, cook, and hang out.

With that said, I still don't think you have to sacrifice style! There are some really cute pieces out each season. I look for things with warm fibers such as wool, Thinsulate, etc. because you might be hitting an outdoor bar, or maybe be around a firepit, or just trekking to dinner and want to be warm! 

Sweater// This one is great because it's neutral and oversized! Also, love this  Sweater and it's on major sale! It's made with Thermolite which is a fiber to keep you extra warm.

Parka// I like to bring something other than my ski jacket. With ski jackets, you need to layer to keep warm, so it's nice to bring something cozier/bulkier for apres!

Boots// I shared this on Instastories already, but I've had my Ugg boots since early high school. They've finally bit the dust. I got a new pair and was debating between the short and mini. The short won by a landslide. I forgot how great Uggs feel when they're new! So much softer and cozier. I know they're not the cutest, but the comfort and warmth level is out of this world! I also suggest Bean Boots and slippers. I really never wear any other shoes than those three pairs on ski trips because there is usually just SO much snow and any other shoe would be ruined or my feet would be too cold.

Basic Tee// I love to layer, and it's always nice to have an extra layer you can throw on under a sweater if you are cold. This has been my favorite tee. I bought several in the neutral colors. They're so comfortable and just an all-around great basic to have!

Leggings
// I usually bring a pair of black leggings on any trip I go on because they're so comfortable and basic. But I bring several pairs for ski weekends. They're great under ski pants but also wonderful as a base for an outfit. I also LOVE these fleece-lined leggings. They're not as flattering but so warm and comfortable.

Sunglasses// The glare of the sun off the snow can be blinding. I always have sunglasses on hand!

Lip Balm// This is my favorite drugstore lip balm and I keep a stick everywhere. In my car, in my handbags, coat pockets. etc. It really works and is inexpensive. It's totally necessary with super cold temps becuase not only is it healing and moisturizing your lips but also protecting your lips from the cold and wind.

Hand Cream// This is my current favorite hand cream. I have a tube in my purse and next to my bed. Just like the lip balm, it's totallyyyyy necessary, right?!

Sweatpants// Becuase sometimes normal pajamas just don't cut it. I shared these sweatpants in last week's Lately  and while they're men's, they are SO comfortable. They still look somewhat 'presentable'. They run big (obviously) but an XS is just like a women's small!

Cashmere Wrap// Do I even have to sing this wrap's praises anymore? I've talked about it here on Summer Wind for years. It's truly the best and works for so many different things. For ski trips, I love that it can be worn as a scarf, but you can also wrap up in it if you're cold in a restaurant or even use it as a blanket! 
 

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