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Picnic Ready – White Eyelet Maxi

Blonde woman in white eyelet maxi dress walks in wooded area with picnic basket and champagne.

With July 4th right around the corner, the season of BBQs, backyard parties, and picnics is in full swing! If you are looking for an easy breezy outfit for these summer parties, look no further than a white eyelet maxi! Seriously this eyelet maxi is so light and airy. It is so comfortable and so …

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Casual Flounce – Skirt & Sneakers Outfit

Blonde woman in casual summer skirt & sneakers look: blue ruffle skirt with jean jacket and blue slip-on sneakers posing in front of brick wall.

A summer skirt & sneakers outfit for that casual street chic look! COMFORT…it is a vital thing, and as cliché as it sounds the older I grow the more vital a thing it becomes.  In fact this side effect of maturation has been sneaking up on my footwear habits as of late, and I find myself reaching …

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Make Your Own Script Sun Hat

A little bit sassy, a whole lot of Southern this DIY rick-rack script sun hat is perfect for lazy days at the beach or pool!

A little bit sassy, a whole lot of Southern this rick-rack script sun hat is perfect for lazy days at the beach or pool! Summer isn’t over quite yet…there is still plenty of sunshine, sand, and sweltering heat left here in the South! So let’s hold on to it just a little bit longer and …

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A Summer Sales Guide

See what I'm smitten with in the summer sales.

As the summer winds down, stores everywhere are putting on some fabulous sales. I’m sharing all the items I’m smitten with in the sales from… Talbots (extra 50% off sale) Nordstrom (Anniversary Sale) & Nordstrom Rack (extra 25% off clearance) Lands’ End (sale up to 60% off) Draper James (up to 50% off sale) JCrew …

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Prancing Parrots – My Favorite Summer Romper

This summer romper maybe Lilly Pulitzer's best design yet: the look of a shift dress with the comfort and freedom of a romper

This summer romper may be Lilly Pulitzer’s best design yet: the look of a shift dress with the comfort and freedom of a romper! Have I told you lovely peonies how much I love a well designed romper – one that provides just the right amount of coverage, but is still flirty and fun?  Well …

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Preppy July 4th Outfits

Celebrate the USA this July 4th with some all American sportswear in classic red, white, and blue! Summer is already slipping away from us, and July 4th will be here next week.  I just can’t believe it.  This year we have big plans to go to the anvil shoot at the Museum of Appalachia.  Yes, …

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One Lilly Shift Dress Two Ways

The perfect Lilly shift dress versatile enough for summer date nights and outdoor activities.

The perfect Lilly shift dress versatile enough for summer date nights and outdoor activities. Is there anything better than a chic Lilly shift dress for summer?  Not possible –in my opinion at least!  Colorful Lilly Pulitzer dresses are always on my summer style essentials list. Always.  This little green, standing collar dress in toucan green …

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Easy DIY Pompom Earrings

Forgo the expense and make your own pompom earrings! This is an easy DIY - great for craft parties!

Forgo the expense and make your own pompom earrings! This is an easy DIY – great for craft parties! What’s not to love about pompoms? They are just so cheerful and whimsical.  You cannot help but smile!  Lately, I’ve been obsessing over the pompom jewelry trend, especially pompom earrings, so I decided to make myself …

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Tie Waist Skirt in Pretty Pastels

This breezy tie waist skirt in pretty pastels is classic summer style!

This breezy tie waist skirt in pretty pastels is classic summer style! I wore this tie waist skirt in pretty pastels for a day out sightseeing and shopping in Lahaina while we were on Maui.  I love skirts for hot weather temperatures and sunny climes, and this one is classic summer style with its happy …

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