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The Creative Closet || Backyard BBQ

8.04.2015



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Can you believe we haven't had one backyard BBQ at home this year? We haven't even used our grill. Shame on us!. We have however enjoyed a lot of grilling out at the lake almost every weekend so I guess you could say that counts. We just prefer to have the scenery of mountains and water in while we BBQ. When I think of a backyard BBQ I think "southern summer" so it seemed only fitting to wear a casual dress and sandals. And of course a jean jacket for when the sun goes down and the air gets chilly and the smores come out. Am I right? I also really love this bag because it's easy and convenient for me to carry around Maddox's necessities plus my car keys, phone and lipstick when I don't feel like hauling his entire diaper bag.
As far as the BBQing is concerned, my favorite things to throw on the grill are these veggie skewers and salmon on a wood plank. Plus smores for dessert because nothing says Summer backyard BBQ fun like good ole' fashion smores over an open flame.

What's your favorite BBQ recipe? It's not too late for me to try it!
Isn't Jana just drop dead gorgeous? Every time she wears coral lipstick I mention how pretty it is on her, but man, throw on an entire coral dress and her beauty hits me like a train! See her post for full outfit details.
Last week Tilden killed it with her flowly ensemble and metallic sandals. I know these are in style right now and they aren't necessarily my thing, but if I did wear them this is exactly the style I would go for. Love it!

 
Next week, we are romping around! Rompers are such a fun trend that came back from the 60's. I can't wait to see all the different styles!
 

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14 comments on "The Creative Closet || Backyard BBQ"
  1. This is the quintessential southern BBQ outfit. You look simply stunning and Maddox is looking pretty studly too!

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  2. How cute are you two? Love!

    Her Heartland Soul
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  3. That white dress is so pretty and Maddox is adorable as usual! We love to grill any sort of veggies! Like, every single night lol!

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  4. Maddox's bib is PRECIOUS. makes me want a little boy! you look amazing!

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  5. White dress + denim jacket= perfection! You've nailed it!! Are you liking your hair? It looks great... still can't believe it's gone!!

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  6. His facial expressions crack me up, that first pic! Love your dress with the denim ;)

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  7. you two look so cute! love your jacket :) xo jillian - cornflake dreams

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  8. Seriously, can you be any prettier?! I am so in love with your new haircut, girlfriend! Loving this outfit, and your little man is just adorable.

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  9. I've been hunting for a denim jacket for the past year! LOVE it on you.

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  10. A denim jacket makes soooo many things backyard BBQ perfect! LOVE it with a pretty white dress. And a bandanna bib - too cute!

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  11. You and Maddox are just entirely too cute. AND YOUR HAIR. I just can't get over it...so, so good. P.s. I'll be home in September and seeing you guys is at the very tip top of my list.

    xoxo

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  12. You BOTH look so cute! and BBQing on the lake sounds absolutely incredible, jealous!

    Penn&Quill || Robin

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  13. Jon, Jr! that first picture!! ahhh, precious!

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