I am so happy I stopped in Francesca's last week before I went to the Bahamas for a cool new outfit. Francesca's had the best affordable collection of summer dresses that would be perfect to help create cool summer outfits! The dresses are $44 with many more great deals ( I scored a buy on get one at 50% off). I can't find the one I bought online, but they always have cute things.
I was looking for dresses that would work as a coverup and would also be fine to go out to dinner. I found so many cute things in store. The last time I was in Francesca's it was mostly jewelry with a few flowy romantic tops. I love the direction the brand is going and I'm so happy they opened a spot up on Montague near my home.
I took the dress to NYU's Washington Square Park--it's an effort to show you more of my amazing city.
Cool Summer Outfits for Moms
The big fountain was turned off, but we found some great sprinklers. And some fun street art.
Isn't this a great bit of chalk art? The perfect backdrop for my new metallic summer staples. I'm crazy about my new Cape Cod flip flops in metallic navy. Unlike typical flip flops, this pair has a little arch support--they call it "beveled" I call it comfy.
Skip the Crowds and Take Your Family Skiing in Waterville Valley
After a sizable snow storm over Martin Luther King weekend, there were plenty of lift lines and skiers heading to Vermont. Amazingly, most of them drove right past an awesome resort. I'm encouraging families to skip the crowds on the next winter holiday and take a family ski trip ...read more
Keeping your New Year's resolutions
The New Year is off to a fresh start, and many of us are committed to doing something or many things with more intention this year. But it's tough to stay on track. In fact, “Quitters Day”, which falls on January 14th this year, is the day when most people give up. How can you ...read more
Kids in the Kitchen: Mini Banana Waffle Pies With Peanut Butter Dipping Sauce
School has started back for many (us included!), and today's Kid's in the Kitchen recipe makes for a perfect breakfast or after-school snack. We made ours for an after-school snack the other day and my second grader loved it. We call this recipe Mini Banana Waffle Pies With ...read more
What bra to wear
Now I want to talk about one more detail...the bra. Do you hate bra straps that wreck an outfit? So do I, but this GapBody bra is a solution I can live with. The bra looks like part of the dress. I have yet to find a great strapless bra (if you have one to recommend, let me know!), this racer back bra is a good compromise.
Summer dressing doesn't get much easier or cooler than this. Dress, flip flops and done. Are you heading to the beach soon? What are you wearing? Did you score any deals?
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