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The Essential Summer Maxi Dress

Happy Saturday everyone! I hope everyone is having a great weekend so far. I know some of you have some really great plans for this weekend and some of us will be lounging around the house. I will be one who is lounging, but I will be lounging with Brooklyn! We unexpectedly got the opportunity to keep her this weekend and you girls know I jumped on that faster than a cat on a mouse. (I heard Barry say that not too long ago – oh my…I’m starting to sound like him lol). He can crack out a one-liner like nobodies business!

I’m heading off to find some cute outfits for Memorial Day, I will be posting some of these on the thread for Sunday. I shopped almost all day Friday to no avail, so I’m hitting the mall!

I wanted to share this Maxi Dress I found that I have been loving! I am totally loving the maxi dresses that are out in the stores this Summer. Everyone needs a great maxi dress, whether it be for special occasions or going out to dinner. Do you love maxi dresses? I know a lot of you love to wear them in the summer because they are cooler.

I found this one when I was shopping at New York & Company, they have so many to choose from it was nearly impossible to find just one. I haven’t shopped at NY&CO since last summer and I have been missing out. This is the Navy Lemon Allison Maxi Dress – Eva Mendes Party Collection and right now they are having a huge Memorial Day sale for 50% off.

This is 100% polyester and it is lined. It wraps all the way around and ties at the waist. It has a snap closure to keep it closed, I accidentally yanked my snap off and we did not have a sewing kit, so we went with it. The V-neck closure is closer than what is shown. The length from shoulder to hem is 58 inches (I’m 5’7 for reference). See the maxi dress HERE.

I loved the print in this dress and the yellow flowers really stand out against the navy. It looked springy and summery so I decided on the Taupe Wooden Handle Tote, which I LOVE! I like a tote that is roomy because it seems I am throwing everything in my purse, or someone is handing me something to carry. Mom’s have to be ready for everything! See the tote HERE.

**It has a magnetic closure and the size is 15 x 5-1/2 x 12 inches.

For my sandals, I didn’t want a very high heel and I am loving the Steve Madden Kemmy Sandal. (You guessed it if you think we went in the Steve Madden Outlet store lol). These come in white, cognac (I am wearing this color), snake print, mustard, and black. Mustard is a pretty popular color this season – it is a bit bold for me, but I love the way it looks with white! See the Kemmy Sandals HERE. I love these not only for the comfort but the look, for some reason Steve Madden shoes look so cute on your foot. The leather band feels good and just looks cute when you’re looking down LOL!

Outfit Details:// Dress // Sandals // Tote // Earrings // Necklace // Bracelet // Sunglassess

May Special of The Month!!

Don’t forget the Special of the Month ladies! These are the cutest bracelets you can personalize any way you want it! They are normally $26 and you get them this month for only $15!

Get a head start on your Christmas shopping! A great gift that won’t break the bank! These come in Silver and Rose Gold. Get Yours HERE.

Thanks for stopping by the blog today! This is a short blog post, as I was up till almost 2 last night and I was tired and I need to get caught up on my Zzzz’s! I know you girls are busy celebrating the holiday and spending time with your families! Hope you have a great LONG weekend!! XOXO

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8 Comments

  • sandy

    It is finally a beautiful morning here, the sun is already out, coffee in hand and will head for a walk as soon as I get this off. That maxi is beautiful and you know I LOVE maxi’s. How long does it take to get an order from NY&C? I think that’s what I need to do today… look around on their web site! I think it is going to be a relaxing day today so maybe we can take a drive up to the lake late afternoon and then eat out. 😉 Beverly the May bracelet special…do they fit tight or move around…and I suppose it depend on the size of your wrist or do they adjust? Have a fun weekend with Brooklyn…have you decided what you and her will do today since Barry has to work?

    • Beverly

      I’m so glad it’s finally sunny there!! NY&CO ships out pretty quick. I used Shoprunner and get free shipping ( it’s an option on the shipping) and I normally get it in a few days. The Bracelets fit a little loose but you can squeeze it to make it tighter if needed. As far as Brooklyn and I -I have no clue yet. Our only plans is church Sunday lol. I’ve got to figure out somewhere to take her. We took her down to the river on the golf cart last night. She’s a pure mess!! We sat in the back while Barry drove us around. She sat there with her legs crossed like a grown woman and talked and talked and talked some more. I was giggling at her the whole time. When we were getting ready to leave the house she goes up to Barry and said -Poppy Shots let’s get a move on it. I laughed so hard, where did she come up with that name?? Haha!!! I love kids and the funny things they say. Happy Saturday!!

  • Johnna

    Pretty summery dress. Your making like florals! Everyone should get a bracelet or 2 or 3 at this price. I have one & it’s so cute and good for everyday wear. Happy holiday weekend!🇺🇸😊

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