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Conversation #163: Summer Fun song of the Week

So I did this little series the last couple of summers, and I decided it was about time for me to bring it back.  I have a little confession, I listen to sports talk radio most days at work - do you all still love me?!  I live in TX so sports are pretty major here, but I also grew up in a family (even though we were all girls) where sports were watched (not really participated in so much).  My mom and my dad are both big sports fans, and although the hubby wasn't so much when we started dating (I was probably more into sports than him), he became a major sports fan in college and sucked me in deep too!  It is fun to get to enjoy it together and especially when we get to cheer on our alma mater together.  Anyway, all of that to say I haven't listened to as much music lately, which is sad because I LOVE music.  So I decided to share my music likes with you - sorry if you don't like them (well, only a little, this is my blog after all)!

So most of you have probably heard of the group Karmin, but I just love them and they make me happy and that is what my Summer Fun song of the Week is all about; listening to tunes that make you want to roll down the window (unless it is blazing hot, like it is everywhere right now) and sing at the top of your lungs with the sun shining down.  There are so many songs that bring back happy summer memories for me so summer music has become something I look forward to each year.  It is usually lighter, poppier, and very catchy!

Okay, back to Karmin.  Love them.  The end.  Here are a couple of songs for you to enjoy (beware, they are a time suck for me on YouTube!)



*No frugal fashion today - I didn't do such a good job at outfit pics this week!

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