Monday, May 23, 2016

Feeling Patriotic

Feeling poised
Memorial day is quickly approaching and for those down south, so is the last day of school. With four boys in attendance at two different schools, our schedule is hectic to say the least. This week we say se la vie to 1st grade, 6th grade and 8th grade. And yes, that means I officially joined the parents of a high schooler club. Aren't I too young for this? What happened to the little monkey I used to chase around the family room? Ah no. I need to move on before this lighthearted post becomes a weeping mom's memoir.

Let's talk about lighter things, like I don't know, clothes. What are your Memorial day plans? Will you be camping, barbecuing, boating or picnicking? Do you enjoy dressing for the occasion in your patriotic colors, or will you be sporting the classic cut off shorts and a t-shirt?

This ensemble made its' debut at our end of the year "Share Day" for CBS Bible study. I don't know that I'll be wearing this exact outfit, but maybe a variation of it. Both the skirt and the top are by LuLaRoe, which I purchased at a friend's pop up boutique. I've enjoyed shopping for new clothes, while supporting a friend at the same time. I leave with cute, comfortable clothing and she has some extra money in her pocket to help pay bills. Win, Win.

Outfit Breakdown:
Top: IRMA (Similar)
Skirt: Maxi (Similar)
Sandals: Target Clearance
Hat: Khols
Necklace: Nod to Mod by Premier Designs (Catalog)

Linking up with Elegantly Fashionable today...

By the way, this year we are hitting the road for a beach vacation with 17 of my family members (we will miss you Paul, Jess and Kesler!!!!). My boys are excited to spend time with their cousins and I'm excited to read with the sound of the ocean filling my senses. :)

Here's a bonus for you...

I haven't given up trying to learn to accompany myself with the guitar just yet. Admittedly, I do put it down for periods of time when I get discouraged or busy. However, I keep trudging along with this hobby. It's humbling. Mostly humbling, but there are times when it's very rewarding. This was one of those times. I'm so grateful to CBS for investing in me spiritually and even musically.

Have a fabulous day my reader friends and remember to keep moving. :)



  1. Hi Chrissy, I am Ada. Glad I discovered your blog today. What a chic and breezy look you got! Love the maxi and your hat. Great colorblocking too. Nice and bright!

    I run a linkup on Thursdays and I would love for me to join (below). Do share your gorgeous style with my readers. Thanks and Happy Monday!

  2. GAH! I love polka dots and maxi skirts! And a maxi skirt gives lots of fabric to showcase lots of polka dots! Adorable! It looks great with the blue top. Very cute outfit!


    1. Awww, thanks Shelbee! Looking forward to checking our your blog. :)

  3. Love your cute and patriotic look! My plans are to have a good relaxing time with my family and maybe do a little bit of shopping!

    1. Thank you Lanae. :) Relaxing with family sounds like a wonderful idea!

  4. What a great comfortable look. Love the skirt. I didn't know lulularoe made skirts. I thought they were just leggings. Great to know. xo ~ Megan The Fashionista Momma

    1. Thank you. And yes, LuLaRoe is into skirts, dresses and a few styles of shirts. And with a few local friends selling, you know I should buy a piece or two. ;)


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