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Happy (almost) 4th of July!

Oh boy are we pumped up for this holiday weekend! Three days of pure summer goodness! 4th of July is the perfect time to ride your bike down to the pool and jump in! We can’t wait to host a bbq, shoot off some fireworks and take full advantage of a this AWESOME 3-day weekend! To help you get your weekend off on the right – Sock It To Me covered foot, we want to offer this AMAZING recipe for one of our ALL TIME FAVORITE (easy to make) FOODS! Guacamole! YUMMY! Seriously, bring this to a party, and you’ll instantly be named the party MVP!! (Trust us!)

What you’ll need:

  • 4 ripe avocados
  • 4 cloves garlic smashed and diced
  • 1/2 a white onion chopped
  • 1/2 a jalapeno seeded + diced (more if you like it spicy)
  • fresh cliantro loosely chopped
  • juice from 1 fresh lime
  • salt (to taste)

What you do:

Place all ingredients into a bowl and mix together until creamy, but still chunky. Rip open a bag of tortilla chips and DEVOUR!

Try this recipe out, and let us know if you like it! If you want to share some of your favorite recipes with us, we’d LOVE to read them (and maybe feature one of your signature dishes in an upcoming post)! There’s truly nothing better than standing in your Sock It To Me’s in the kitchen making something delicious to munch on and sharing it with your friends! Wish we could all be together! Maybe next year 🙂

Here’s to a fabulous 4th of July weekend! Have fun!

 

 

 

WIN IT: Sock It To Me SUMMER Contest!

DJ Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh Prince said it best, “Summer, summer, summer – TIME! Gotta sit back and unwind!” Summer buzz is in full swing here at the Sock It To Me headquarters and we got to talking about all our fav things for the season! Although your feet MIGHT be in (ahem) sandals… we know you can never go too long before you need some socks! The summer makes us want to throw on our cutest Sock It To Me’s, jump on our bikes, hike up that mountain, and keep our toes warm by the campfire.

Check out Sock It To Me CEO, Carrie’s, FAVORITE summertime items (including her must have SITM summer sock styles)!

1. Favorite Summer Sock Styles: Peanut Butter + Jelly, Rocko, and Manatees

2. Favorite Summer Song: Summertime by DJ Jazzy Jeff + the Fresh Prince. It’s a CLASSIC!

3. Favorite Summer Food at the BBQ: It would have to be veggie skewers made on my backyard fire pit!!

5. Favorite Summer Fruit: Watermelon, strawberries, and pineapple

4. Favorite Summer Reading: Simple + sweet books. I really like books by Haruki Murakami like the Wind Up Bird Chronicle. A MUST read….

6. Favorite Summer Sweet Treat: Strawberry shortcake with homemade biscuits. YUM!

7. Favorite Summer Activity:  Gardening! There’s such amazing flora in Portland. There are blossoms, plants and veggie gardens galore!

8. Favorite Summer Outfit: Sundresses, and dare I say flip flops!?!?

Sounds like Carrie’s going to have a pretty DREAMY summer…. and you can too! We want to share our summertime excitement with you so write a comment telling us what you LOVE most about the summer and why you want to WIN Carrie’s favorite summer sock picks! The lucky winner will be selected at random and announced in the blog post on Thursday, June 23rd! Good Luck!