Happy Memorial Day

Happy Memorial Day my friends!

It’s easy to forget why we have this day of remembrance but if you are looking for a movie to give you a glimpse into just why we observe it I’d like to recommend Hacksaw Ridge. It’s intense and graphic, but you will come away with a new appreciation for all the men (and now women) who take on this life and decision to become soldiers.

Thank you to each and everyone!

With each holiday there are great sales and Memorial Day is no exception. Last week I did a post on my favorite Nordstrom sale picks in case you missed it, click here.

On Friday I gave you a list of a lot of other sales that are going on. Be sure to check some of these out. It’s a great time and opportunity to spruce up your wardrobe as we are heading into summer.

Nordstrom Half Yearly Sale

Loft ~ 40% off everything with code VACAY

Ann Taylor ~ 40% off full price styles, 50% off sale styles with code SUMMER

Francesca’s ~ summer deals

Macy’s ~ 20% off with code SUNNY

Sole Society ~ Up to 50% off and free shipping on orders over $50

J. Crew ~ 30% off with code SWEET

J . Crew Factory ~ 50% off everything all weekend

White House Black Market ~ 40% off sale with code 39922

Anthropologie ~ Extra 40% off sale prices

Old Navy ~ 50% off Tee, Tanks, Shorts and Swim 

Enjoy whatever you have on tap for today.






  1. May 29, 2017 / 4:20 pm

    Love this! My husband and daddy are both veterans so much appreciation. Enjoy this glorious day!

    • May 29, 2017 / 5:05 pm

      You too beautiful and HAPPY ANNIVERSARY!!!!❤️

  2. May 29, 2017 / 6:14 pm

    Have you watched the Band of Brothers series? It is absolutely amazing. I presented at a teacher conference at the Korean War Veterans Digital Memorial a few years back, and it was so disheartening to see how little respect many of our representatives in Congress have for our veterans. We were at the 20th anniversary of the memorial ceremony in DC, and I believe one senator came. So sad.

    • May 30, 2017 / 12:14 am

      I haven't seen that. I'll keep it in mind. It really and truly is shameful how our veterans are treated. That's a soap box hot button for sure. Hope you've had a great day!!! Try to enjoy the last few days of school. XO

  3. May 29, 2017 / 7:12 pm

    Happy Memorial Day, Lisa!

    • May 30, 2017 / 12:12 am

      You too, Laura!!! Looks like y'all are having a blast!

  4. May 29, 2017 / 8:11 pm

    Oh Hacksaw Ridge, such a great movie! I was so teary eyed and then seeing videos if him at the end, oh my word. I honestly came away with a new appreciation for what our veterans endured.
    Anyway, I hope you have a wonderful Memorial Day and a fabulous week!

    • May 30, 2017 / 12:11 am

      So true Kellyann. Allie (A Gal Named Al) recommended A Band of Brothers too. Hope you've had a great day!!! XOXO

  5. May 30, 2017 / 12:40 pm

    I can't remember if I've seen Hacksaw Ridge… I'll have to ask Dan. I'm awful at remembering titles. I hope you guys had a nice weekend!

    • May 30, 2017 / 3:10 pm

      Thanks Jenny! We did. Hope y'all did too. Honestly, it's not a movie we would have gone to, but I had a free screening offer. Not my cup of tea at all, but it really was a good movie. I told Kent he owed me like 1,000 chick flicks when we left…LOL

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