Tuesday, July 21, 2015


Seems like everywhere I go lately it has been SOOO HOT and not to mention humid too!  I'm not complaining because I absolutely love summertime and so do our children…if they could swim every day, probably multiple times per day, they would!  They love being outdoors and they love swimming and playing in the pool.  So far this summer, we have spent a lot of our time in the water and I know we will continue to do so until our neighborhood pool closes.

Because we love playing outdoors so much, especially by our pool, it is important that our children are protected from the sun.  Not only do we lather on sunscreen but we almost always have our children in some type of sun protective gear.  Mott 50 has us covered!  Their fashionable sun protective gear protects our children from harmful UV rays since their pieces have a UPF 50 coating.  Their clothes are comfortable, well made, affordable, and super stylish...believe it or not, its not just for your kiddos either!  They have some gorgeous pieces for women too…from coverups, to dresses, to active wear, and accessories…Mott 50 will have you covered too!

Being a Mom in my 30's, I have realized not only how important it is to protect my children but also how important it is to protect my own skin!  The signs of aging start showing up in your late 20's/early 30's and if you haven't made an effort to protect your skin from harmful UV rays, unfortunately you will start to see the repercussions of all of that fun in the sun.  For several years I have been diligent about wearing sunscreen and now I have included protective clothing/hats into my outdoor attire.  I almost NEVER go outside for an outdoor activity without sunscreen and a hat on.  Again, it is never too soon to take great care of your skin!

Below, I'm sharing with you some of my favorite pieces from Mott 50 as well as what Reins & Addison are wearing in today's post.  Invest in yourself and protect your skin and as always thanks so much for stopping by!

You can follow along with Mott 50 too!


Today I am also linking up with "Sandy a la Mode" & "Cute & Little"!
on trend tuesdays style linkup


  1. What cuties! Love seeing your kids in this post. The boatneck dress is absolutely adorable!
    Carrie and Stacy
    CS Gems

    1. Awe, thanks so much girls! They felt special doing this and I'm thinking I should start including them a little more often. ;-) xoxo

  2. Love seeing your cute kiddos! They look so much like you! That lips number on your daughter is sooo stinking cute!! How hard was it to keep them from jumping in haha! I will definitely have to try out Mott 50!!

    xoxo Amanda
    The Miller Affect

  3. I have seen such cute sun tees lately- they are perfect for squirmy little kids. Gotta save their sweet skin!!
    Southern Elle Style

  4. OMG so adorable!! Love this post!

    xx Bri

  5. Anything with kids is my favorite! I would love to have your daughters top myself!

  6. Seriously so cute! Especially the lips... love! And my kids don't mind sunscreen yet but I definitely need to save this for the future when they get attitudes and don't want it/reapply haha your kids are precious!

  7. Oh my goodness those kids are models!!! They are so flipping cute!!!

    xo Ivette

  8. Her dress is so cute!! Way to be sun protected and still look cute!!

  9. Your little ones are PRECIOUS! My mom used to put big bows in my hair too, so I love seeing other little girls wear them too. You are certainly blessed with some gorgeous kiddos!
    xx, Victoria

  10. This is the most adorable post ever! What cuties!! And great to learn about this brand!! Sun protections is so important!

    xoxo, Christina

    Fitness & Frills

  11. I really wish they had this when I was little - I feel like no matter how much my mom put sunscreen on me, I was ALWAYS getting burned! I don't have little ones yet but I need to keep this in mind for when the time comes!

    Valery Brennan

  12. I love Mott 50! It's a great line..I have a few of the pieces...your children are adorable!

  13. They look like they are ready to take on the summer. So stylish! What a great concept for skin protection from the sun.

    Have courage,
    Elle | http://www.elleword.com

  14. Awww, your kids are so cute! I definitely have to check out this brand!

    xo Rachel
    To Hell In A Handbag