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Bringing The Beach Home | http://saltandwind.com

Bringing The Beach Home

There is something about the beach that evokes ultimate relaxation vibes. Warm breezes, gold-filtered light and a sense of slowing down without a care in the world — well, except for finishing that magazine and icy drink before sundown. We think everyone deserves a little coastal comfort year round so we’re bringing that calm inland!

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15 Drinks To Keep You Cool When It's Triple Digits | http://saltandwind.com

15 Drinks To Keep You Cool When It's Triple Digits

If your neck of the woods is unbearably hot, we feel you. Triple digits can get miserable if you don’t have a plan to beat the heat. If you're cooling off in the pool, under the air conditioning, or just standing in your unmentionables with the freezer door open, we've rounded up a collection of drinks that will make the dog days of summer way more doable. 

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Five Favorite Pins: Summer Fair | http://saltandwind.com

Five Favorite Pins: Summer Fair

There are certain events and celebrations that truly give you a sense of the season, and if you grew up in a small town, you can probably connect with our love of the annual summer fair. Passing by one now is immediately transporting: the rides, the sounds, the smells—not to mention, the chance for silver screen-worthy summer romance. If you ask us, the memory and magic of those nights spent wandering hand in hand through the fairgrounds lasts long after the crushes have faded.

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Five Favorite Pins: Ice Cream Sunday | http://saltandwind.com

Five Favorite Pins: Ice Cream Sunday

You know what can make these summer days a little cooler, and a little sweeter? Ice cream. Because ice cream is always a good idea. Other good ideas? Keeping a healthy stock of options in the freezer at all times, and a well-maintained Pinterest board for when cravings (and inspiration) start to spike along with the temps. 

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Why Boise Should Be On Your Pacific Northwest Travel Radar | http://saltandwind.com

Why Boise Should Be On Your Pacific Northwest Travel Radar

Locals will tell you “I visited other places, but always come back to Boise” and with good reason — we've got a lot of hidden gems (this is the Gem State, after all). True, Boise may not be the biggest city around, but biggest doesn’t always mean best, ya know? Here are 5 reasons to put Boise on your radar.

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Summer Entertaining Must-Haves | http://saltandwind.com

Summer Entertaining Must-Haves

Summer is about breaking the rules a bit, isn’t it? Similar to picking out this year’s statement swimsuit, there is a certain care thrown to the wind and excuse to dip our toes into a little more color or pattern than normal, so we’ve picked out our current fave pops of personality sure to get any summer celebration started in style.

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Summer Entertaining Must-Haves | http://saltandwind.com

Summer Entertaining Must-Haves

Summer is about breaking the rules a bit, isn’t it? Similar to picking out this year’s statement swimsuit, there is a certain care thrown to the wind and excuse to dip our toes into a little more color or pattern than normal, so we’ve picked out our current fave pops of personality sure to get any summer celebration started in style.

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Five Favorite Pins: Colorado-cation | http://saltandwind.com

Five Favorite Pins: Colorado-cation

We're picking pins that bring to mind the spirit and soul of that square(ish) state that's anything "but": Colorado. With the bounty of craft breweries and distilleries, artisan foodcrafters, and lush, beautiful scenery, this place is a haven for outdoorsy-types, foodies, photographers, or really everyone looking to get a little lost in Mother Nature.

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6 Cocktail Garnishes for Summer Soirees | http://saltandwind.com

6 Cocktail Garnishes for Summer Soirees

It's a long weekend and we can't wait to celebrate. If you're like us, you like to make things memorable so every last detail is planned. But that doesn't mean we're willing to spend hours prepping (it's too hot, and summer is supposed to be laidback), so we plan on easy drinks that have a little extra flair.

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6 Cocktail Garnishes for Summer Soirees | http://saltandwind.com

6 Cocktail Garnishes for Summer Soirees

It's a long weekend and we can't wait to celebrate. If you're like us, you like to make things memorable so every last detail is planned. But that doesn't mean we're willing to spend hours prepping (it's too hot, and summer is supposed to be laidback), so we plan on easy drinks that have a little extra flair.

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6 Cocktail Garnishes for Summer Soirees | http://saltandwind.com

6 Cocktail Garnishes for Summer Soirees

It's a long weekend and we can't wait to celebrate. If you're like us, you like to make things memorable so every last detail is planned. But that doesn't mean we're willing to spend hours prepping (it's too hot, and summer is supposed to be laidback), so we plan on easy drinks that have a little extra flair.

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Canada's Secret Sauce: Prince Edward County Wine Country | http://saltandwind.com

Canada's Secret Sauce: Prince Edward County Wine Country

Picturesque scenery, local cuisine, and endless rows of vineyards: no, I'm not talking of Bordeaux or Napa but the Prince Edward County wine scene. A short hour drive from Toronto, this wine region (aka The County) lined along Lake Ontario has become a go-to weekend getaway in my neck of the woods.

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