Jenny Tamplin Interiors | College Station, Tx |  Outdoor Dining

I seem to be on a roll with the outdoor experience right now!  Check out these last few posts here, here & here! Obviously I LOVE when things begin to warm up and bloom!  And I know I’m jumping the “summer” gun a little bit, but here in College Station, Texas May IS summer.

Jenny Tamplin Interiors | College Station, Tx |  Outdoor Dining

I’ve been so inspired by all of the Mason Jar Crafts…

Jenny Tamplin Interiors | College Station, Tx |  Outdoor Dining

and fun party decor that I decide to turn a regular weekday into a special culinary experience!

Jenny Tamplin Interiors | College Station, Tx |  Outdoor Dining

And what better place than by the pool!?  Sure, I could do this in a dining room!  But I’m a lover of the sun and it has been raining so much lately I felt inspired to take advantage of the weather!

Jenny Tamplin Interiors | College Station, Tx |  Outdoor Dining

I LOVE my little pink bowls that I bought at Pier 1 this spring!  It’s time to fill those suckers with some ice cream!

Jenny Tamplin Interiors | College Station, Tx |  Outdoor Dining

Have you used liquid leaf?  I am addicted to this stuff!  I mean not in an inappropriate means of inhalation sort of way!  But I am wanting to paint everything I see, gold!  It’s the coolest stuff!  So the two cans holding the silver wear… Are from last nights taco soup.  I just washed two bean cans and liquid leafed those babies!  And then wrapped them in ribbon!  Seriously so fun!  Maybe I’m easily entertained.

Jenny Tamplin Interiors | College Station, Tx |  Outdoor Dining

And nothing says “it’s summer!” like pink lemonade!  Well, maybe a pink-lemonade margarita, but you get what I’m saying!

Jenny Tamplin Interiors | College Station, Tx |  Outdoor Dining

In the summer, we like simple easy and light recipes!  It’s more about the beverage this time of year!

Jenny Tamplin Interiors | College Station, Tx |  Outdoor Dining

NutmegNotebook

I still need to go to the grocery store but this Chipotle Chicken Salad via Nutmeg Notebook is the recipe of choice for this outdoor dinner!

But we WILL be filling the pink bowls with…

Jenny Tamplin Interiors | College Station, Tx |  Outdoor Dining

I adore my Cuisinart Ice cream maker!  It’s super fast and super easy!  So, I gotta go!  I need heavy cream to get this bad-boy going!

What are your favorite summer recipes?  Please share!

Happy Humpday!

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