What's in my beach bag?
We Are Now, We Are Bold, We Are Fit, We Are Free – We Are USA. We are boohoo.
boohoo is a brand after my own heart. I sang the praises of this dress yesterday. I want it in two other colors because the fit is amazing and let's face it...affordable fashion is my motto, let alone $35 dresses that make you feel like a goddess. The website is one of my top five bookmarked shopping sites for a reason!
Naturally, when they asked me to share what's in my beach bag...that was a no-brainer because as you know, I've savoring Summer. Every last watermelon slice!
What's in my bag? (you'll probably wish you'd never asked!) Obviously my girls have a huge influence on my free time hence the banana and stray goldfish. Sunblock...a given. Bathing suit, and cut offs because if I am with them...we're at the pool and of course, my wallet...because someone has to buy bomb pops for the clan. Oh and hand sanitizer because I'm a freak about germs. (Did you guess that? I bet you did.)
No, it's not as glamorous as my evening clutch but it's me; everyday. Enjoy the summer, enjoy the now.
Shop a few more of my favorite boohoo beach bags below:
So here we are. Day 3 of me trying to complete a singular blog post this week and it's 9:20pm on Wednesday night. I am a writer by trade so you can imagine how incredibly unnerving this is for me. I used to crank out five posts a week with ease. And now...I am lucky if I manage two a week. Why? Well...
It's hard to beat a LWD for summer. It's cool, feminine and crisp even on the days when you feel like you're melting. Melting is in full effect in these parts but I'm not mad at it because that means double the popsicles!
Enter summer salads, popsicle dates and Sundays spent in the yard. Yes, we've officially ended summer and I couldn't be happier. Schedules have loosened up just a bit and I am finding it nice to be able to pick up the girlies after camp and see their tired, happy faces.
Yesterday marked the first official day of summer, for me at least. The kids finished school and we are in no schedule-land for one full week. Then it's summer camp-ville! I am seriously looking forward to not packing lunches for awhile and not rushing out the door. It's the little things.
T-minus two days before the big 4-0 and our long awaited trip to New Orleans. I'd like to pretend I've not a care in the world but the truth of the matter is that I have a ten mile long list of items to check off that fluctuate between work, groceries, manicures and most importantly, my littles!
You can tell I am slowly becoming acclamated to Spring...splashes of pink, more pattern play...it's happening. And like every year, there are so many pieces I want RIGHT NOW but I am trying to reign it in and be realistic. Do we really need all this excess? The answer is no but it sure is fun to look and honestly, purging a few pieces in exchange for splurging on one great closet staple is never a bad idea.
I am digging these flared pants in a major way. Not only are they completely slimming but the color is so rich and saturated. Kind of unexpected, too!
I am on the countdown for my birthday getaway and I couldn't be more excited. Next stop: New Orleans! I've never been but I am ready for all the amazing food, architecture and color. I know this will be not only good for the soul but also a great opportunity to spend QT with the hubs. The last time we went away was about three years ago! Everyone tells me that that is an insane timeline but hey, life gets in the way. So yes, this is long overdue.
I haven't been able to bring myself to write three blog posts lately because I've just been so spent. Last week was brutal. The ideal of being creative on demand was not even remotely interesting to me but this week is a new week. Ever have one of those? I suppose I was due.
When I first put this top on, my husband said I looked somewhat like a pirate. Yes, I was totally flattered. And honestly, I kinda get that the sleeves evoke pirate vibes but the more I rotated this top into my wardrobe...the more I love it. I am a sucker for white tops. You can never have enough!