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A Day with Anina!

Well, as you all may or may not know depending on how long you have been reading my posts, my best friend Anina left for boarding school about a month ago :( The day before she left I went over to her house and we hung out and made YouTube videos! I thought you all might enjoy watching what we made!

Check out her freaking amazing YouTube Channel at:
I love and miss you Nina and can't wait for you to come home!!

Homemade Beauty: Illuminator

You Will Need: 1/2 and once of Apple Cider Vinegar 3 ounces of Mineral Water 5 plain Aspirin Tablets 
Directions: Mix together the Apple Cider Vinegar and Mineral Water. Crush the Aspirin Tablets and add to the mixture. Apply to your skin whenever it is beginning to look dull.

17 Random Questions TAG

1. How did you get your youtube user (Blog) name?
I am absolutely in love with Summer, and my family always calls me "Sweety", and it sounds cool! So it just made sense :)

2. If you could change your name to anything, what would it be and why?
I'm not sure that I would change my name, I like it just the way it is :)

3. If you could go back in time and give your younger self advice, what would it be and why?
Don't cut your hair off to your chin, skip the glasses and go straight for contacts, and for the love of God fix your makeup!!

4. How old were you when you first learned to blow a bubblegum bubble?
Ohhh.... I'm not sure to tell the truth, probably around 7?

5. What did you want to be when you were little?
A teacher! Always a teacher :)

6. What do you order at Starbucks?
Absolutely nothing! I DO NOT like Starbucks... It is overpriced, to hyped up, and above all coffee is gross...

7. What's the hardest you ever laughed?
I don't think I can name an exact time, but it …

Splatter Paint Nails!

What you’ll need:  a paper plate Tape and scissorsQ-tipsNail polish remover1 straw, cut in half At Least 3 nail polishes colors
How To: Paint your nails an opaque white and let them dry. Take a strip of tape and wrap it around your finger just under the cuticle. Do this to each nail, it makes clean-up easierSplatter Time! Place a couple of drops of polish onto your paper plate and dip one end of the straw into the polish. With your nail on the plate, place the straw about 2 to 3 inches from your nail and use a quick breath to blow out the polish. Repeat for all 10 nails!Next, repeat step 3 with your second, third, four... (you get the picture) nail polish color.Once you’re done splattering, remove the tape and use a Q-Tip dipped in nail polish remover to clean up the edges. Finish with a clear top coat!

Homemade Beauty: EXTREME Moisturizing Lotion

You Will Need: 16 ounces baby lotion 8 ounces coconut oil (solid form, not melted) 8 ounces vitamin E cream
Mix together with handheld mixer until it resembles thick creamy icing... just don't eat it ;) And remember to store in air tight containers!  Side note, If you don't have coconut oil you can substitute in Vaseline it will just be a little greasyer :)

My Summer in a Nutshell...

So I know I have been in and out throughout July, and then completely off the face of the Earth for August... Forgive me guys? I knew you would :)
In some ways I thought you might need an explanation for where I have been, so here is it!


So for the first two weeks of July I was recovering from a June (beach and packing the first two weeks,

You saw all of this remember? :)

 work and Bible School the last two),

This was part of our Bile School castle, it was so cool! :)

doing Summer work (sort of not really ;), and working with the children's Librarian which was amazing! :) 
We made Dirt Babies!!
Aren't they cute???
The next week was consumed by church camp, which I can honestly say was one of the best weeks of my life! We had services every morning and night, and were part of a huge youth choir. It was a wonderful experience to bond with new people, and get closer to the Lord :) Our group was the second biggest group that came to the camp...
and I couldn't have asked for a bett…

A Couple of Updates...

Hello all! I am back :) I know I have been gone for quite a while, and I will explain on Monday, but let's focus on now! First, instead of doing a post every other day I am going to start posting Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. Which isn't a huge difference, but now that school is back and I am going to be getting a job soon and all of that growing up yucky-ness, I figured having the weekends off and set days during the week would just be good.Next, I am not necessarily promoting these sites but I felt the need to mention them again! First would be a site called Influenster. It is a site where you take surveys, review products, and answer questions, and then doing all of this will bring up your score! After your score is so high, you begin to qualify for VoxBoxes which are boxes filled with all kinds of goodies! So far I have recieved one (if you would like to see what was in it click here) and it was amazing! If you would like an invite, email me at allenfamilyvacationplans@g…