I was talking to a friend this morning who said that summer is OVER! Kids are back in school so it must be the end of summer - right? No way! Not for me.... I've spent most of the summer doing renovations on my house. Every weekend has been spent cleaning, organizing, purging and finishing floors! It's finally finished -- my house feels so fresh and now I am ready to enjoy this beautiful coastal island where I live -- so summer can't be over! The temperatures start to get more bearable -- the crowds on the beach and at favorite restraints start to wane. How do you get the best out of these dog days of summer?