Fourth of July Outfit Ideas from Banana Republic

Fourth of July Outfit Ideas

Who said you can’t have fun AND look nice on the Fourth of July??  Thanks to Banana Republic, I put together a few different Fourth of July outfit ideas to make this holiday a bang for you!  Ha-ha!!  I love the Fourth of July because it’s one big happy party.  There is no pressure to prepare a fancy meal or to decorate your home or to make the perfect guest list.  Paper plates and cupcakes and tons of friends make the day happy every year.

This year, we are invited to a Fourth of July Eve party.  The event is being held at a country club, so the attire is a little dressier than the usual cut-off jean shorts and flag t-shirt.  (I don’t think there will be any blowing up watermelons like in years past…)

I found a few options at Banana Republic and paired them with a few items I have from INC International Concepts.

What do you think?  Let me know your favorite!

Option One:  Banana Republic Jacket/Shorts with INC Tank

Fourth of July Outfit Ideas

Shorts:  HERE

Tweed Blazer:  HERE

Option Two:  Banana Republic Wrap/Shorts with INC Tank

fourth of july outfit ideas

Wrap:  Similar HERE

Shorts:  HERE

Option Three:  Banana Republic Shorts with INC Top

fourth of july outfit ideas

Shorts:  HERE

I’m kind of leaning toward wearing the last outfit:  the blue shorts/silver top.  Thoughts?

P.S.  Visit the Banana Republic site now!!!  Not only are these items on sale, they are also and extra 40% off the sale price!  You’re welcome!!!!!

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Ted Baker Travel Bag

Ted Baker Travel Bag

Friends!  Remember when I wrote about my low blood pressure in my Disney World post?  In addition to not being able to stand in lines, another recent development that has sidelined me is shopping at the mall.  It’s completely incapacitating for me to carry shopping bags and walk the mall at the same time.  Just thinking about going to the mall makes me lose my breath.  Not anymore, though!  Thanks to this fabulous Ted Baker Travel Bag, I can walk the mall and shop, too!

ted baker travel bag

I am so in love!  I can carry it like a regular handbag when I’m walking around, and then when I buy something, I can place my purchase inside the bag, pull up the handle, and drag it behind me!

ted baker travel bag

Seriously, you guys don’t know what a life-saver this bag will be for me.  (I’m almost at the point where I need to ride in an electric scooter.)  Now I can save myself from exhaustion AND look stylish, too!!  (like seriously, though…why don’t malls in the USA have shopping carts???)

It has plenty of room inside with extra pockets and the signature rose-gold Ted Baker zippers.

ted baker travel bag

ted baker travel bag

ted baker travel bag

Think about how convenient this Ted Baker Travel Bag would be on Black Friday!  It would make your shopping so much easier.  Remember how easy it was to shop the mall with a baby stroller?  It was so convenient to hang all of your shopping bags on the stroller handles.  This travel bag accomplishes the same thing!  I can’t wait to use it!

I’m going to bring it with me when I walk around the streets of NYC, too.  That’s another place where it’s difficult to maneuver with lots of shopping bags in your arms.  Woo hoo!!

Buy yours now from TedBaker.com before they’re gone.  They only have one style left online.  Hurry!!!  You won’t be sorry!!  (I bet we can start a trend, too.  Soon, everyone in shopping malls will be carrying purse/travel bags when they shop, right?)

This is the style available online:

ted baker travel bag

 

ted baker travel bag

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Ted Baker Summer Sale

Ted Baker Summer Sale

I love bright colors, don’t you?  I’ve always loved wearing solid colored clothing that makes a statement. However, I’ve recently found myself reaching for prints while I’m out shopping.  I’ve even mentioned to my girls how shocked I am at my desire to start wearing prints.  The Ted Baker summer sale has made my transition to printed fabrics


much easier!  You have to check out all the great buys on TedBaker.com and see if you agree!  (Their website design is the coolest thing ever.  Be sure to move your cursor over the fish.  Amazing!!)

 

ted baker summer sale

ted baker summer sale

If Ted’s clothes aren’t for you, his accessories are off the charts and are part of the Ted Baker Summer Sale, too!  Remember my purse from this post?

ted baker summer sale

ted baker summer sale ted baker summer sale

I don’t work out, but if I did, I would totally buy this fantastic arm band!  Coolest thing ever!

ted baker summer sale

I could spend all day posting my favorites, so just go to the Ted Baker site and look around!  You’ll thank me!!

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Card Classes in the Mail

Card Classes in the Mail

If you are looking for a fun summer activity to do with your kids and their friends, or if you would like a ready-made activity for a Girls’ Night In, look no further!  Check out my new “Card Classes in the Mail.”  You’ll receive everything you need (except adhesive) to make eight stunning greeting cards. Read all the details!

Pre-Order Period:  June 15th to June 20th

Packages Mailed to You:  no later than June 27th

Cost:  $25 (includes shipping) pay below via PayPal account or via credit card

PLEASE NOTE:  you will be led to a PayPal log in screen, but if you do not have a PayPal account or if you want to pay by credit card, there will be an option at the bottom of the PayPal page to “Pay with Debit or Credit Card.”  You will then be able to check out as a “PayPal Guest.”

Order Limit:  None

What You’ll Make:  Here is a sneak peek!  You’ll make a total of eight cards!!

color theory memories and more

What You’ll Receive:

  • One pack of Stampin’ Up! Item #144210 “Color Theory Memories and More Card Pack” with the selected cards cut to size for each card (bonus:  there will be plenty of cards left over for you to make additional cards on your own or to use with the Stampin’ Up! Memories and More Scrapbooking System!)
  • One sheet of Stampin’ Up! Item #144200 “Glitter Enamel Dots
  • Eight pieces of pre-cut, pre-scored cardstock for the card bases
  • Two pieces of Hello Honey ribbon
  • Two pieces of Berry Burst ribbon
  • Three pieces of Fine Linen Thread
  • Two pieces of White Baker’s Twine
  • Eight Whisper White envelopes
  • Step-by-step photo instructions and photos of completed cards
  • Access to my private YouTube channel for extra instructions
  • Free shipping

What You Will Need:

  • Adhesive
  • Mini Glue Dots
  • Stampin’ Dimensionals

ORDER NOW!

Kit Only Order:

$25 each (no limit)


Kit Plus Adhesive Add-On Order:

$40 (no limit)

(includes one Fast Fuse, one box of Mini Glue Dots, & one pack of Stampin’ Dimensionals)

color theory memories and more

color theory memories and more

color theory memories and more

color theory memories and more

Seriously, what else will you be doing this summer????  Make some cards!  You won’t regret it!!

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Victoria Beckham Black Collar Dress

Victoria Beckham Black Collar Dress

I found another hit from Victoria Beckham!  I’ll be wearing this dress everywhere I go for the rest of my life.  Well, not really, but you know what I mean.  Hurry and buy it at Target before it sells out. (Shhh…it’s on clearance at a really, really, really great price!)

victoria beckham black collar dress

victoria beckham black collar dress

Order Victoria’s dress for Target HERE.  (Just wait until you see the price!)

My purse is Ted Baker from a few seasons ago, but don’t fret!  Ted is having a fabulous online sale right now with lots of clothing and accessories 50% off!!!!!  Click HERE to shop!

I wanted to post some of my favorites from TedBaker.com, but my computer has crashed about a dozen times in the past hour.  Before I totally freak out and throw it across the room, just visit the site and have fun shopping!!!!!  Grrrr……  Mac or PC???? What should I buy?

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