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Barrington Youth and Family Services will be having the annual fundraising gala on Saturday, April 22. This event is not only the an incredibly fun time it is for a wonderful cause! If you have not gotten your tickets yet, you can buy them here. The theme this year is circus, so the inspiration for your outfit is endless. Think bright colors, polka dots, feathers, tulle, stripes, balloon, and sequins, really you can do anything with a little fun and whimsy! Here are some options of things I that would be perfect with links below.  

Tiered Tulle Dress / 2. Pleated Yellow Dress / 3. Polka Dot Dress / 4. Yellow Cape Dress / 5. Tux Cape Dress / 6. Bubble Clutch / 7. Feather Heels / 8. Green Ruffle Dress / 9. Top Hat / 10. Bubble Hem Dress / 11. Strapless Neon dress / 12. Checkerboard dress / 13. Black Feather Dress

After I got so much feedback on sunscreen from my recent stories of the Sun Bum FAIL, I thought I would share my go to, never-fail-me, worth every cent sun products. Who knows why I strayed, but I certainly won’t again. These all are items I purchase again and again with no burns in site. 

  1. I keep this hand cream in my car since I live in it to protect and moisturize my hands. Has great anti-aging properties too. / 2. This body lotion is not super waterproof, but great for a little shimmer poolside or to swipe on for an outdoor party. / 3. This glow screen for face has a great slight shimmer to add to you favorite moisturizer. / 4. This spray never fails me with the kids and lasts a long time in water / 5. This face stick for kids sells out and is hard to find! I love it because you can swipe on even while they are IN the pool. / 6. This jug of sunscreen is worth the investment. Stick in your mudroom for easy slathering before you leave the house. / 7. I have been buying this swipe on mineral sunscreen for years and have never burned. It is the MOST water/sweatproof formula period and worth every penny. / 8. I wear this tinted sunscreen every single day over my face oil. Just enough coverage and has lots of good ingredients for your skin. / 9. I was impressed with this gradual tan lotion to a little glow on vacation. Will be purchasing more for sure. 

If you are like me you are realizing as you start packing in your head that you and your fam is not ready to get out of town with what is in your closets! Still time to get what you need for the destination you are headed to or even the cozy week at home you are about to enjoy.

Lip Gloss / Orange Mules / Poplin Puff Sleeve Shirt / Printed Shorts / Bucket Bag 

Sunglasses / One Piece Swim Suit / Sun Hat / Vegan Slides / Linen Pants

Embroidered Cover Up / White Bow Slides / Sunscreen Stick / Beach Bag / Knit One Piece Swim Suit

Highlighter Stick / Crossbody Bag / Turquoise Earrings / Suede Booties / Printed Silk Dress

Quilted Coat / Face Mask / Personal Facial Steamer / White Sneakers / Knit Matching (Top & Pant)

Stripe Sweater / Balaclava / Ski Pants / Ski Jacket / Goggles

Though I plan on living in my sweats and jeans for awhile, the longer days and sunshine are getting me excited for Spring. oft colors, preppy stripes, and elevated neutrals are everywhere. A few pieces will get us all excited for the season to come.

  1.  An oversized preppy cardigan to wear with pants or over dress $60 / 2.  A breezy silhouette gives this floral dress ease $420 / 3. A neutral but fun crossbody that goes with the season $595 / 4.  They don’t call the if Favorite Pant for nothing, comes in many colors $218 / 5. LOVE the color and layers of this tulle gown $298 / 6. This seersucker dress combines all my favorites $495 / 7. Drawstring faux leather pant perfection $150 / 8. Cloud like Adidas Original Updates that come in lots of colors $50 / 9. This sweet dress could be dressed up or down $275 / 10. A Ribbed tank that comes in lots of colors is the perfect layering piece  $20 / 11. A sweet floral print tier dress $150 / 12. A striped lady jacket with jeans is so chic $128  / 13. Satin & Silk is EVERYWHERE and I worship this easy dress $250 / 14. This soft gauze dress is easy to pair with sneakers $70 / 15. Cute Scallop Poplin Top $90 / 16. A strappy sandal with a heel height you can get behind $130 / 17. I own these golf shoes in navy and really wish I had this color instead! $225