Happy Friday, SMPers! It’s really starting to feel like summer around these parts and we’re taking full advantage of that over on SMP Living, with gorgeous al fresco affairs that make entertaining a breeze, summer styles with sandals to match and DIY’s to keep your crafty heart busy. All the goodness is happening right here, take a peek!

Get your maracas out and start shakin’, it’s Mexican fiesta day! We’re unraveling a whole spread of delicious recipes and DIY’s throughout the day to inspire a festive al fresco fete.

The lovely miss Sarah Yates of A House in the Hills couldn’t be more gorgeous and summery in this stunning yellow number. She looks fab in everything! We’ll be taking a cue and saving up for this Best Dressed Blogger’s recommended must-haves.

You bet your booty we’ll be packing up our bags and planning a trip to The Outer Banks asap. After seeing Elaine Palladino‘s gorgeous photos, we really have no other option, do we?

Baby Tristan is not only the sweetest ever, but he’s a lucky babe too. Talk about nesting done right! This nursery captured by B Hull Photography is crafted so lovingly with the cutest DIY details we’ve seen around.

There’s no better way to end the weekend than with a little Sunday afternoon DIY. Our DIY experts spiced up these x-benches from Target for a bit of living room appeal. We love the end result!