Monday, June 25, 2018

Show Me Your Smile: Costco Shorts, A Graphic Tee & Cupcakes


Hey friends! It's morning and I'm sitting in a hotel lobby at continental breakfast time. We're on our family vacation, but it's much more than that. My eyes are puffy and my face has that swollen look of a fitful sleep. Conversations ebb and flow around me and I'm mildly self-conscious of the large size pictures of myself glaring from computer screen when folks pass by. Ah well, welcome to the world of blogging, right?


Moving on...As I mentioned, this trip is much more than a simple family vacation, which I'll expound on soon, but for now let's talk some Taylor Swift and this outfit.


"You've got a smile that can light up this whole town." 
~You Belong With Me


If you've been following along with my graphic tee adventures, then you know a friend of mine gives me two tees, one to keep and one to give away.  I gave this one away before I had a chance to share it on the blog, so I'm playing a little catch up! ;) If you missed who received this tee, check out my post HERE.

But one cannot wear a graphic tee alone, can they? Well, at least not outside. ;) So this graphic tee met Bermuda shorts from Costco at $14.99, and a style match was made! By the way, these denim shorts are stretchy, making them more comfortable than most of my denim shorts! Once the staples were complete, I added the fun kimono, my nude, thrifted sandals and some neutral accessories! When it became too hot for the kimono, I still felt like I had a winner of an outfit.


As for the graphic tee inspiration, Jennifer said it was Taylor's song, because she wanted everyone to know that they have a smile that can light up the whole town and I whole heartedly agree! Wink. Wink. (See more of Jennifer's designs HERE.)

I love seeing smiles that come from the inside out; a smile that captures a true happy moment; a smile that lights up the whole face and makes the eyes shine. And what a blessing it is, if I get to play a small roll in that smile!

Outfit Breakdown:
Floral Kimono: LulaRoe
Shorts: Calvin Klein at COSTCO
Shoes: Thrifted
See other bloggers I link up with HERE

Perhaps that's what I've loved about my cupcake adventures. Surprising someone with a sweet treat brings an instant smile to their faces and I selfishly anticipate it.  Whether it's from the beautiful server at Chili's on date night, the compelling smile of the young woman who works at Aldi, or from a sweet friend or family member, I love those smiles.

And Now I'll share some with you...

Chilis Cutie

Poolside with a friend...

Aldi Cutie

Salon Drop off...You can't see her smile, but I know it's there. ;)


Southern Lace Boutique Cutie


Momma


Random Silliness With My Bro


Ok! I hope you have a wonderful week; full of smiles!!!!! ;)

Chrissy
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11 comments

  1. Chrissy! I love that you have spread so much kindness and joy with your Splatcakes. Also totally love your tee and shorts. I have got to get a kimono...I'm sooooo late to that party. OH and don't you just feel like a huge narcissist sometimes with all the pics of yourself? I was showing a friend who totally doesn't get the whole blogging thing some pics on my phone a while back (not of me, but there were so many of me on there🤪😂). I commented to her that I'm a not a narcissist, but if someone got a hold of my phone they'd think I was....I think she almost did...LOL Enjoy your vacation!!! XOXO

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  2. I love those shorts! & I'm always a fan of a graphic tee. I'd wear graphic tees everyday if I could.

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  3. Such a cute outfit and that graphic tee is fabulous! I love it's message and the positivity behind its message. I do agree that a smile can light up any one, any room, even the entire world. Btw, those cupcakes look super delicious!

    Maureen | www.littlemisscasual.com

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  4. You look gorgeous Chrissy! I love the kimono and your t shirt is just so cute! Great positivity!

    http://www.mylittlenest.org

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  5. Oh, I love that you included your mom!!
    You are the best at passing out smiles, Chrissy!!
    XOXO
    Jodie
    www.jtouchofstyle.com

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  6. Cupcakes, t-shirts... you just spread a little sweetness everywhere you go, Chrissy! I love that! And I love that you share it with us!It makes our days a little sweeter, too!

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  7. Your smile is so sweet! Love the printed kimono, graphic print white tee and shorts.
    Kisses,
    Lina from http://fashionmakestrends.com/

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  8. You look wonderful in your positive statement tee and you really do have an amazing smile xx Maria

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  9. Your tee is so cute and those shorts were such a great find! I love how you styled this look! So effortless!

    Jill
    Doused in Pink

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  10. Chrissy,
    How sweet ( yes, pun intended) of you giving those cupcakes to people, it is wonderful to give. I am looking for some denim shorts, those are cute and i love the tee. That kimono is just perfect with this look.. btw, You have a great smile :-)
    thanks for linking!
    jess xx
    www.elegantlydressedandstylish.com

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