Happy June! We are almost halfway through 2016…time sure has flown by fast. Did you stick to your new years resolution(s)? Many of us slowly stray away from our goals and forget what we were truly aiming to accomplish. No need to worry! You still have plenty of time to meet your goals, check some things off your bucket list, and try something new.
One of our resolutions was to try out new things this year, one of them being to start a blog. That’s how Soultry Queens came to be! Now that our blogging dream has finally come true, we’re on to adding more new things to the list!
Lifestyle: Enjoy Nature
Since we work about 5 minutes away from each other, we thought it’d be a great idea for us to meet up after work for a walk at this beautiful nature park down the street. We aim to walk 5 miles, so we get a chance to get our workout in for the day and enjoy the outdoors. It’s also a great time for us to catch up and get new blog ideas flowing. Don’t forget, if the weather isn’t letting you go out and enjoy the nature, stay active indoors. No excuses!
History repeats itself – that saying definitely applies to fashion. In the 90’s, the choker trend was a fashion must do. Now we’ve seen it finally make its way into 2016 and we are absolutely loving it. They go great with the current cold shoulder trend, a plain white or black & white striped t-shirt, or a maxi dress.
Food: Brussels Sprouts
Obviously Brussels sprouts are not a new food…but they may just be our new favorite vegetable of 2016. Brussels sprouts are known to be the nasty veggie all kids cringe over just looking at them. But we’ve discovered a new (and DELICIOUS) way to cook them. The trick is you soak them in vinegar for a few hours! Soaking them in vinegar takes out the bitterness and brings out the sweetness. You then drain them, drizzle with olive oil, sprinkle with your favorite seasonings and bake on a sheet until nice and crispy. Trust us, these are to die for. We also a learned a new fact: it’s Brussels sprouts, not brussel sprouts. Who knew?
Drink: Aquafina Sparkling
We recently saw Aquafina’s new Sparkling water drink pop up on the grocery store shelves. It comes in five flavors: orange grapefruit, lemon lime, white peach apricot, mango pineapple, and black cherry dragon fruit. They’re a super refreshing, bubbly drink that will add a little twist to your palette as the weather warms up. You can even make a low-cal summertime cocktail by adding a little vodka to them. Yum!
Whether you’re wanting to explore the great outdoors, try the latest fashion trend, or looking to snack and sip on something new, June is the time to do it! We have six months left in the year, so make the most of it. What other new, exciting things are you still wanting to try out in 2016?