30+ SUMMER BUCKET LIST IDEAS (& a freebie) β˜€

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most of my blog content & posts have been focused on summer lately which i lovveee and this post is no exception! today i’m going to be sharing over 30 fun ideas for things to do this summer. you can use this as a list for yourself or create your own bucket list (ps i made a freebie for that so wait until the end of the post πŸ‘€)

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JUNE PHOTO DUMP + MY CURRENT FAVORITES (playlist, glowy summer makeup, and books)

hello and welcome to or welcome back to christina raquel ❀ i hope you’re having a wonderful day!

the fact that it’s already july blows my mind (insert mindblown emoji). 2021 is halfway over?? what?? but anyways, june was a great month (SUMMER) and i can’t wait to show you guys some of my favorite photos from this month. these monthly photo dumps have kind of become a thing and i honestly love them so much.

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MY FAVORITE SUMMER READS

hello & welcome to or welcome back to christina raquel!! i hope you’re all having an amazing day <33

recently I’ve been doing a TON of reading (like 10 books a week) and i’ve been loving it. without having school i’ve had so much more time and it’s been so nice to just relax with a book. even if you don’t like to read, these books are so good and you will for sure fall in love with at least one. today i’m sharing some of my favorite books that have lots of summery vibes and are perfect to read in the summertime!

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SUMMER INSPO β˜€

heyooo & welcome back to the blog! summer is fully underway here and I’m loving the sunny weather and no schoolwork πŸ™‚ today i wanted to share some inspiration for summer with some cute pinterest pictures. most of these pictures are from my pinterest board “summer vibes” and if you want you can check out my pinterest! anyways… let’s get into the post and CHECK OUT THE SUMMER VIBES!!!!

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the ultimate swimsuit guide just in time for summer β˜€

finding a great swimsuit can be hard, so I put together an extensive guide for you just in time for summer.

hello frens! today’s post is super exciting as it’s something I’ve been working on for many weeks. I’m going to be sharing a list of different brands and swimsuits for all different styles, coverage, and prices that are all super cute! I hope everyone can find at least one swimsuit from this list! I also tried to break up the text with lots of cute graphics and make this as simple as possible so it won’t take hours to read! let me know your fav swimsuit below πŸ‘‡πŸ‘‡

Janela Bay

Black checkers high tide one piece

Mustard and white racerback one piece

black checker bottoms and dusty rose spaghetti strap top

Roolee

citrus dot one piece

isabelle dot one piece

rylee + cru cheetah bikini bottom and top

Called to Surf

lumi swim: the signature bow tie yellow

lumi swim: the color block 3 stripe

roxy: printed beach classics swimsuit

Pink Desert

mini ruffle crop peplum swim top in aqua and high waist swim bottom in polka dot

ruched one shoulder one piece in mauve stripe

laced up one piece in mocha dot

Lime Ricki

lemonade vintage tankini top and navy classic bottom

blossoms ruffle bralette and blossoms high waist bottom

dalmation cinch one piece

Pacsun

animal print bandeau bikini top and animal print wide band bikini bottom

billabong letting go one piece

rythym vanuatu triangle bikini top and rythym vanuatu high cut bikini bottom

Cupshe

yellow striped front knotted bikini

teal stripe and leaves print bikini

snow print ruffle shoulder one piece

Amazon

vintage off shoulder two piece

vintage off the shoulder one piece

yellow v neck and striped bottom one piece

Target

animal print ribbed bralette top

texture front tie bikini top

vertical stripe medium coverage one piece

Roxy

beach classics one piece

beach classics athletic triangle bikini top

to dye boardshorts

Luca + Grae

sunshine eyelet ruffle bikini top

mainland swimsuit

ibiza rose one piece

Geode Swimwear

amber one piece

ebony high waisted bottoms

himalaya top and mica high waisted bottoms


I’m honestly just so excited to have this post done! I’ve been working on it for what seems like forever and I hope you guys love it πŸ™‚

what’s your favorite swimsuit I featured? have you purchased from any of these brands? where do you usually buy your swimsuits?

my september goals

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hey guys what’s up (the ceiling ofc)? time for the obligatory apology/explanation about how I’ve just been way to busy to post but IMMA DO BETTER and yeah.

but I’m definitely going to take advantage of our TWO (!!) days off because of Dorian and hopefully schedule lots of posts. fingers crossed 🀞

anyway it’s time for the monthly goals post yay! I’m not going to review August because I’m 99% sure I didn’t accomplish any of my goals. oops.

this month I’ll do better (LIES)

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Reviewing July

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I know I say this every time but HOW IS JULY OVER?? I can’t believe that August starts in just a couple days (also I know this post is a little early but I didn’t want to post twice on Wednesday and that’s when my camp nano post goes up. Confused yet? Me too πŸ˜‚

Anyway, today I’m going to be recapping my month and sharing some of my favorite moments + my goal recap.

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