“It isn’t until the summer, when the frost melts and the icee man comes calling and the pool is open and the yard (however ridden with stubborn weeds) starts to incubate natural life, that you realize the source of your woes isn’t dependent on the weather. It’s you. “
Infusions, tonics, tea, lemonades, fizzes, sangrias and more.
Here’s what you do if you have 18 pounds of highbush organic New Jersey blueberries.
Autostraddle team members felt the breeze to reaffirm that crop tops can be worn by any one with a bod.
Vegan, gluten-free, dairy-free, soy-free, egg-free, paleo and totally regular and awesome ice cream for everyone.
Dipping into my summer wardrobe for the first time reminded me just how far I’ve come in learning to love my body.
If you need me between now and late fall, you can find me poolside, roadside, on the metro, at work, laying in the bench in my bay window, and grocery shopping in the same silhouette: a crop top and high-waisted bottoms.
“Sometimes I think I am invincible and sometimes I convince myself that this is something. But I’ve met plenty of girls before and I’ve only kissed her twice.”
If you want to reminisce about your teenage summers, enjoy a good book or just a good cry, This One Summer is the book for you.
How to make chile salt for your fruit (to make it taste fruitier, of course) and eat oatmeal in August that won’t involve you sweating directly into it!
With new books by Roxane Gay, Hannah Hart, Sarah Waters, Radclyffe and more, there are lots of things to read and talk about.
Beat the heat with the fruitiest, coolest, and most refreshing thing to hit the summer since you, darlin’.
Really considered making Strawberry Shortcake Bar numbers 1-10.
The air may be hot and the sun burn-y, but at least there are tomatoes. Here’s a couple of recipes to make delicious use of peak-season tomatoes.
Will it blend? (Yes.)
How to stay chill when it’s hot hot hot.
From appetizers to kebabs to fish to steak to chicken to tofu to veggies to dessert, we’ve got you covered.
Just because it’s summer doesn’t mean your neverending avalanche of feelings has abated.
First of all, I don’t care if the festival is at a beach resort, in the middle of a cornfield or on actual Mars, I will never wear white to anything.
This is our time to listen to the songs of summer love and gush to each other about those moments of perfect queer summer bliss.