Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Fourth of July Inspiration

Well, hello July! July is one of my favorite months as it is my birthday month plus July 4th and beautiful summer weather. You better believe that I have been enjoying every minute of the beautiful weather this week. We spent most of Monday and Tuesday out on the boat exploring nearby islands. Today I am sharing a few 4th themed favorites. 

The last few 4th holidays have been spent at Topsail Island enjoying vacation. This 4th will be a bit different as I will be celebrating in Charleston for a bachelorette party. All of my red, white and blue  outfits are packed including a few great patriotic accessories. I am looking forward to a fun, memory filled weekend.   


Outfits

This firecracker print from Old Navy is a great dupe for Lilly's patriotic print at half the price. I love the idea of matching outfits with your mini me. They have the same print in these adorable linen shorts. 



Appetizers 

I love these chocolate covered strawberries with a twist. My go to for the 4th is a patriotic fruit tray. It takes advantage of the fact that watermelon and blueberries are in season. I made one a few years ago at our beach house. 


Libations

Food & Wine has tons of great drink ideas for the 4th. Anything with fresh watermelon sounds delicious and refreshing. Of course, if shots are more your style these jello shots sound dangerous.







What is your favorite 4th tradition?

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10 comments:

  1. I bet the 4th in Charleston will be so much fun!

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  2. I grabbed the ON dress for Saturday!

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  3. Love that Old Navy dress! The 4th of July jello looks so cute & yummy :)
    Kelsey
    www.thepeacockroost.com

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  4. The fruit and cheese flag looks so yummy!

    ~Ashley @ A Cute Angle
    acutelifestyle.blogspot.com

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  5. I am wearing those old navy shorts on Saturday! I couldn't say no to the price tag. I hope your beach trip is going well!

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  6. We always BBQ out at the beach for the 4th... Food always tastes better when grilled and eaten outside, but I think eating at the beach just takes it to a whole new level! Hope you have a fabulous weekend : )

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  7. I love the firecracker dress and shorts! So fun :)

    xo,
    Abby of Life in the Fash Lane

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  8. I love that old navy print - I'm so obsessed with old navy's linen shorts right now!

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  9. Those Old Navy picks are amazing, I hope you were able to snag those shorts or dress! Xo, Stephanie

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