Monday, May 27, 2013

Happy Memorial Day!

Ameyica!!

That is what Avi says every time she sees an American flag.


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In the spirit of patriotism, I  went red, white and blue on Friday and wore a very American dress and tee.


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Dress: Target ($8)
Tee: c/o Halftee
Belt: maurice's
Sandals: 6pm.com
Necklace & Wrap Bracelet: Premier Design Jewelry

I love teaching my five-year old about the holidays.  I had the chance to explain the importance of Memorial Day to Gabe this weekend.


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Then he asked me, "What are we doing on Monday?"


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"Well", I said, as I tried to think of a way to justify our plans. "We're going to remember all of the soldiers who fought for our country while we visit the beach."

I just couldn't think of anything better than that.


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So, whether we're enjoying time at the beach or grilling out with friends, remember to be thankful for our soldiers who have given their lives for our freedom!

I'm linking today with Monday Mingle and Still Being Molly.

6 comments:

rlutz said...

What a cute little dress...live the touches of red to celebrate Memorial Day! You have such a beautiful family!

Cara said...

Cute red shoes!!

BonBon Rose Girls Kristin said...

What a perfect look for the day!

Laura Side Street said...

I love this dress - so cute and I really want those sandals and paired with the accessories - this is a great outfit post. We don't do memorial day here in the UK but looks like you had a great day
Just stopping by from YOLO mondays

Laura x
www.sidestreetstyle.com

Rolled Up Pretty said...

Ameyica!? SO DANG CUTE! And your dress is perfection! :)

My Thrifty Chic said...

loving your patriotic polka dots!
I'd love for you to stop by and link up to my weekly blog hop if you haven't already :)

http://www.mythriftychic.com/2013/05/a-blog-hop-and-sun-dress.html

Tori