Clothing Queen

My mustard Fall must-haves must wait…thought I could blog but my head cold had gotten the best of me. NyQuil down, covers up. Night, night y’all. XO #icantbreathe #nyquil #mustard #momslife #styleblogger #ckcq

My mustard Fall must-haves must wait…thought I could blog but my head cold had gotten the best of me. NyQuil down, covers up. Night, night y’all. XO #icantbreathe #nyquil #mustard #momslife #styleblogger #ckcq

I am excited that @curvygirlontherun is back with #outstandingoctoberstyle ! I LOVE a good #stylechallenge ! I didn’t manage to make the #ebonyandivory today so here is a #throwback to last October’s beach date night. It seems appropriate since we just got back from our trip to #obx this year. #igstyle #fashiongram #wiw #ootn #styleblogger #personalstyle #ckcq

I am excited that @curvygirlontherun is back with #outstandingoctoberstyle ! I LOVE a good #stylechallenge ! I didn’t manage to make the #ebonyandivory today so here is a #throwback to last October’s beach date night. It seems appropriate since we just got back from our trip to #obx this year. #igstyle #fashiongram #wiw #ootn #styleblogger #personalstyle #ckcq

Duck shoes on…so bright that they brought out the sun…mission accomplished. #currentlywearing #duckshoes #sperrys #sperrytopsider #mustard #plaid #herecomesthesun #momslife #mommystyle #igstyle #shoes #fashionblog #fashionblogger #ckcq

Duck shoes on…so bright that they brought out the sun…mission accomplished. #currentlywearing #duckshoes #sperrys #sperrytopsider #mustard #plaid #herecomesthesun #momslife #mommystyle #igstyle #shoes #fashionblog #fashionblogger #ckcq

Floral and camo, finally feeling like Fall. #printscharming #stylemeseptember #fallfloral #camo #floral #currentlywearing #mommystyle #momslife #vintage #baubles #style #personalstyle #styleblogger #ckcq

Floral and camo, finally feeling like Fall. #printscharming #stylemeseptember #fallfloral #camo #floral #currentlywearing #mommystyle #momslife #vintage #baubles #style #personalstyle #styleblogger #ckcq

Searching for muddy puddles on the way to the bus stop. #welovepeppapig #hunterbootfalldebut #hunterboots #momslife #mommystyle #ckcq

Searching for muddy puddles on the way to the bus stop. #welovepeppapig #hunterbootfalldebut #hunterboots #momslife #mommystyle #ckcq

Listening to the Ravens game! Touchdown! #comingbackfromvacation #thekidsarewatchingthelorax #ravensgamedaynetwork #ravensnation

Listening to the Ravens game! Touchdown! #comingbackfromvacation #thekidsarewatchingthelorax #ravensgamedaynetwork #ravensnation

So Long Summer Series: All Maxied Out

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I am sitting beachside for one more day, watching my daughter fly a butterfly kite with my Dad.
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I just hit the beach after our annual Howard Family Tennis Tournament. I literally haven’t touched a racquet in a year and it always shows. Despite yet another loss to my brother and mama, we had a blast.

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Now, enough about the beach business. Let’s get to chatting about clothing. I’d like to say that my “go-to” dress of the summer was a maxi-dress, but that’s just not true. After an amazing start to the season in an Ellen Tracy off-the-shoulder number purchased locally in the Northern Neck of Virginia, I sort of hit a maxi-dress drought.
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It wasn’t until some skillfully southern thrifting, in Birmingham of course, that I came across this floral floor length number that was perfect for a charter bus night out with some of my besties.
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Despite my slow summer start with maxi-dresses, it seems that I have come on strong down the end-of-the season home stretch with this darling style. I managed to make it work for the bus stop in Max Studio.
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I styled a super mixed patterned Target find with a moro jacket and structured BGBGeneration wedges for a Saturday night back at Gettysburg. Nothing says frat party like stripes and floral ;)
imageAnd, yesterday, the girls took advantage of a cloudy beach morning and shopped at Mustang Sally’s in Corolla. In a patterned pink maxi, paired with a Forever21 slouchy sweater, I managed to find the perfect dress for dinner.
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From late spring into early fall, I shopped local and just lucked out. This Flying Tomato stunner makes my maxi-dress story complete, so my summer can now come to an end.
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XO

Blogging beachside surrounded by family. Life is good! #onthebeach #momslife #styleblogger #ckcq  (at Corolla At The Outer Banks)

Blogging beachside surrounded by family. Life is good! #onthebeach #momslife #styleblogger #ckcq (at Corolla At The Outer Banks)

Our beach crew with Pop behind the camera. Thanks for an awesome week! XO  (at Corolla At The Outer Banks)

Our beach crew with Pop behind the camera. Thanks for an awesome week! XO (at Corolla At The Outer Banks)