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2022 Summer Reading Challenge

2022 Summer Reading Challenge

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Ok I am soooo excited about this! I am so happy to launch this year’s 2022 Summer Reading Challenge. This was in large part inspired by all of you! I know there are alot of readers here in this space and I thought this would be a fun way to encourage us all to read.

Scroll down to see how to take part in this year’s Summer Reading challenge and for some of my book ideas.

How to participate in the 2022 Summer Reading Challenge

1.) Save this graphic below to your phone or go over to my Instagram and click here to save the Summer Reading Challenge template.

2022 Summer Reading Challenge

2.) The idea is to read books in each category to try and get a BINGO or bonus points if you do a cover all and fill in all the boxes! Each time you read a book that checks off one of the boxes, share to your Instagram stories and tag me @ourtiny_nest.

3.) The challenge will end September 5th. Be sure to share your finished template to your Instagram story with each box ticked off and tag me @ourtiny_nest to get credit!

 

Everyone who gets a BINGO or a coverall will be entered into a drawing for an Amazon gift card!

Be sure to share with any of your friends you think would want to read along.

And if you have any questions, you can send me a DM on Instagram or comment on this post.

 

Scroll down to see some of my book suggestions.

 

Beach Reads

The Hotel Nantucket I just bought this one. I love anything by Elin Hilderbrand, she is Queen of summer beach reads!

2022 summer reading challenge The Hotel Nantucket

The Boardwalk Book Shop – Takes places on the California Coast, three friends run a Book Shop/Gift Shop/Bakery. It’s a story of sisterhood and friendship.

2022 Summer Reading challenge The Boardwalk Bookshop

 

Mystery/Thriller

The Club – This was a Reese Book Club pick. Takes place in an exclusive club off the coast of England where the rich and famous party hard but the body count goes up.

2022 Summer Reading Challenge The Club

 

Romance/Spicy

It Happened One Summer – This was actually a recommendation by a few of you if you like spiceeeee <3

2022 Summer Reading Challenge It happened one summer

 

Book by a new author

The Long Answer by Anna Hoagland explores the issues of motherhood, fertility and sisterhood.

2022 Summer reading Challenge

How To Fake It In Hollywood 2 Hollywood celebrities enter into a fake relationship as part of a PR stunt. The reviews say it’s full of drama and sexy love scenes.

2022 Summer Reading Challenge How to Fake it In Hollywood

For more book ideas check out

22 Books to Read in 2022

Summer Reading List

 

2022 Summer Reading Challenge

 

I can’t wait to see what books you all read this summer. Happy Reading!

 

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2 In beauty/ Lifestyle

What’s in my makeup bag this summer

What's in my makeup bag this summer

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So when it comes to makeup, I am super minimalistic. Shocker, I know.  But especially in summer, I’m all about products that are lightweight and give a natural glow. Below I’m sharing what’s in my makeup bag this summer. Scroll down to see them all and as always click the links to shop 🙂

Be sure to use my code OURTINYNEST at checkout for discounts when shopping Tula.

What’s in my makeup bag this summer

1.) Tula Sunscreen – SPF 30, non greasy and leaves a little glow on your skin so you can wear alone or under your makeup. This was named the best SPF by 2020 Beauty Awards. Use my code OURTINYNEST at checkout on Tula.com.

Best summer makeup products Tula sunscreen

2.) Tarte Shape Tape – I know there’s much controversy about shape tape but the ultra creamy wears better! This one has a 24 hr eye moisturizer built in and I feel like gives better coverage.

what's in my makeup bag this summer tarte shape tape

3.) Tula Primer – It’s called face filter for a reason! This primer is so light, won’t clog your pores and contains pigments to illuminate your skin.

Whats in my makeup bag this summer Tula primer

4.) Bronzer – I have been wearing this for a few years now.

what's in my makeup bag this summer physicians formula butter bronzer

5.) Blush/highlighter – I love this blush/highlighter combo by Flower cosmetics. It’s vegan and cruelty free too!

whats in my makeup bag this summer flower blush highlighter

6.) Benefit Roller Lash – I have the world’s shortest eyelashes and this mascara lengthens them and gives them a nice curl.

What's in my makeup bag this summer benefit roller lash

7.) NYX Fortune Cookie – This is my absolute favorite lip gloss! Smooth, cruelty free and the shade is so neutral it’s gorgeous!

whats in my makeup bag this summer - nyx fortune cookie

My other favorite color for summer is this one by Lune & Aster. The shade I got is “Poet”.

What's in my makeup bag this summer lip gloss

8.) Tula glow and get it – this is perfect for under your eyes and those cheekbones! Cools and brightens and gives you an instant pick me up. Use my code OURTINYNEST at checkout on Tula.com.

summer makeup must haves Tula

9.) OPI Cajun Shrimp – this is THE color for summer! It’s a pretty shade of orangey-red.

what's in my makeup bag this summer opi cajun shrimp

 

I have been loving this Tula Glow Season kit with all my favorites – the cult classic cleanser, sunscreen, Vitamin C brightening drops and Glow and Get it Stick. It all comes in this cute bag! Retails for $92 but use my code OURTINYNEST at checkout for a discount! Click here for details 🙂

Summer Makeup Must Haves Summer Season

And if you want a glowing face scrub you can DIY at home, click here. This also makes great handmade gifts too!

Click here for my summer bucket list ideas and printable!

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0 In Amazon/ friday favorites/ Lifestyle

Friday Favorites – May 2022

Friday Favorites - May 2022

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It’s Friday!!!! I am so ready for the weekend! It’s gonna be a heat wave so naturally I’ve got summer on my mind. If you’ve been around for awhile, you may remember when I used to Friday Favorites. Today I’m sharing a few of my Friday Favorites and they are all perfect for the warm weather ahead! Scroll down to check them out and click the links to shop.

Friday Favorites

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Bike Shorts – these are buttery soft and a staple for your summer wardrobe. They fit TTS!

Friday Favorites bike shorts

 

Friday Favorites - bike shorts

Margarita glasses – these glasses will keep your margs, daquaris or smoothies super cold! And click here for some of my favorite margarita recipes

Friday Favorites Margarita glasses

 

Tru Fru – When I say I’m addicted to these, it’s not an exaggeration! The pineapple coconut ones are my fave!

Friday Favorites - Tru Fru

 

Opi Cajun Shrimp – this is my summer color and has been for years!

Friday favorites -cajun shrimp

 

CoreGear sprayer – I just got one of these for the kid’s soccer games. Bring to the beach, the golf course take with you on walks to cool yourselves, kids or pets down!

Friday Favorites - Coregear sprayer

 

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5 In Lifestyle/ Style

Coastal Grandmother Style

Coastal Grandmother style

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Coastal Grandmother Style is the new trend for this summer and I am here for it. Think Diane Keaton on “Something’s Gotta Give” or Meryl Streep in “It’s Complicated”- breezy whites and linens, perusing the farmer’s market then coming home and cooking dinner with your local produce in your open kitchen while enjoying a glass of wine. (Click here for the perfect Coastal Grandmother Drink)

Coastal grandmother gardening

I have been in love with the Coastal Grandmother aesthetic since I was little and saw Father of the Bride.  I dreamt of living in that house and having a kitchen with my pots and pans hanging from the kitchen ceiling. Which is why whenever I’m cooking I listen to Nancy Meyers Kitchen on spotify.

Coastal grandmother style father of the bride house

Coastal grandmother is a feeling of carefree relaxation and being effortlessly put together. It’s being the ultimate hostess, having a bowl of lemons on your kitchen counter, making a delicious meal and having vases of fresh hydrangeas from your garden.

Click here to see more about the Coastal Grandmother vibe.

Check out some of my favorites below if you want to exude

Coastal Grandmother Chic this summer.

 

Hat – for the beach, in the garden, or strolling the farmer’s market.

Coastal Grandmother style hat

Button down tunic – in white of course.

Coastal grandmother style casual linen blouse

 

Linen blend pants – effortless and comfortable.

Coastal grandmother style linen pants

 

LL bean bag – I’ve had mine for years and it’s great quality!

coastal grandmother style llbean tote bag

 

 

Sweater – for layering and in a preppy nautical stripe or solid.

Coastal Grandmother Style

 

 

Classic flats – when you’re not barefoot strolling the beach.

coastal grandmother style flats

Recently I also found these dresses at Target. They’re all so comfortable. But #3 seems to be the favorite amongst you all! Linking them below.

Coastal grandmother style

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Coastal Grandmother Style

Check out these other posts to channel your inner coastal grandmother

Serve your guests a pitcher of lilac lemonade with fresh lilacs from your yard.

Whip up this steak charcuterie board for a fresh summer dinner.

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