Monday, July 1, 2013

Summer (Mom) Style: Red, White & Blue

We wrapped our staycation this week by visiting the Naval Aviation Museum. I thought a little patriotic apparel was perfect, considering that Independence Day is just around the corner.


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Tank & Sandals: Target
Half-tee: Halftee.com

Have you ever taken a 5-year old and a 3-year old to a museum? It was fun, but oh my . . . they ran from one exhibit to the other and a pace designed for setting PR's. They most certainly did not peruse each exhibit and read all about the amazing history that went with each biplane, hot air balloon and jet. Nope, they raced.


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This is how they felt at the beginning. It was all, "Mom, look at that!  This is so cool!  Can I climb IN???"


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And this is how they felt when we were leaving... "My foot hurts! I wanna sit. Holdju, pease."


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Necklace: Premier Designs Jewelry
Belt: Target

Despite the whirlwind pace at which we raced through the exhibits (we were in and out of the museum in a solid hour and a half), we had a really great time! However, I'm kind of looking forward to getting back into our summer routine. You know, lazy mornings, followed by a leisurely cleaning of the house, followed by a trip to Target, followed by nap time where I totally veg out for a few hours, followed by afternoons on our swing set and in our pool. Yeah, I'm looking forward to that. ;)

I'm linking up today with Monday Mingle and Funday Monday and Trend Spin.

13 comments:

Judy said...

Love red, white and blue!

Nicole Feliciano said...

Love the patriotic look! I replied to your tri question on the Momtrends site. Good luck!

Jenny Moyett said...

Cute outfit! So patriotic.

Have a great week!

-Jenny
http://www.babblingsofamommy.com/2013/07/fffweek-outfit-recap-sonsifffweek.html

Inge Jane said...

I love this patriotic casual outfit!
Inge
This Ever Evolving Life

Lisa - respect the shoes said...

Great sandals - and I adore that skirt!

ann wood said...

Cute summer look and I love your short blonde haircut! Sounds like a fun day with your kids.

Thanks for your lovely comments on my blog. Have a happy holiday this week.

blue hue wonderland

Megan, TfDiaries.com said...

love that skirt
Xo, Megan, www.TfDiaries.com

Katie said...

i remember going to museums as a camp counselor - it was exhausting!!

LyddieGal said...

Your striped skirt is just adorable! I love patriotic looks, the color combo is just the best.
Chic on the Cheap

Jacqueline Rendine said...

Love this americana look! So much fun to wear during a week like this!

xo,
Jacqueline

Erin Kelly Cannon said...

Um you look so cute and patriotic!! Our Trend Spin Linkup is now live and the trend theme this week is Red, White & Blue, so this outfit would be perfect. Come linkup here now!

xoxo
Erin
The Fashion Canvas

Laura B @ Walking in Memphis in High Heels said...

That sounds like a great staycation! I love that skirt, and love that you dressed patriotic. Thank you so much for linking up!
Walkinginmemphisinhighheels.com

BonBon Rose Girls Kristin said...

Love that skirt lady!