Weekly Wear: Polka Dots and Toddlers

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When I was a kid my brother and sister and I had many adventures.  We would spend hours, and sometimes days turning our home into anything imaginable.  My brother was the ultimate inventor, coming up with everything from bedsheet villages to hotel spreadsheets and even creating the “million dollar bill” in monopoly.  (Yes he did photoshop “1,000,000” onto the official monopoly bills) –Master photoshopper before computers were cool :)  We would play for days, but inevitably our playdates would always end in tears.  You see, my brother was a tricky one… he would finally convince my sister and I to let him join our game of barbies, and then without fail end our game with some “natural disaster” tearing our imaginary barbie town to pieces.  We would cry and tattle and usually very angrily throw our barbies back in the containers and go our separate ways, vowing to never play together again.  30 minutes later we were back at it again…dreaming up a new adventure.

As we grew older our imaginations and love for adventure grew, but in different and separate ways, as many teenage siblings do. Luckily for us entering the adult phase of life has been so great and only brought us closer together.  We are all married and blessed to live only about 30 minutes away from each other so we get together often.  I have to say though, I’m learning that my favorite part of having siblings as adults are nieces and nephews!  My sweet little nephew spent the day with us earlier this week.  I am in love.  He is just the greatest thing since iced coffee.  And I think it’s safe to say he had a pretty great day too. Polka dots and toddlers | www.gimmesomestyleblog.com Polka dots and toddlers | www.gimmesomestyleblog.com Polka dots and toddlers | www.gimmesomestyleblog.com Polka dots and toddlers | www.gimmesomestyleblog.com Polka dots and toddlers | www.gimmesomestyleblog.com

Contrary to the looks, I am teaching him how to pull the whistle on a train and not punching him in the face in this next photo :)

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Weekly Wear: {Outfit Source: Shirt and shorts: Marshalls, Headband: F21, Shoes: Urban Outfitters}
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Liz Stevens

My name is Liz. I dwell in the "Paris of the Plains" (aka Kansas City) and am married to my highschool sweetheart. Together we have a dog named Veda and a 1976 VW bus. Both of which we love like they are our children. :) I write about all things pretty. I hope to leave people feeling hopeful and inspired as I share my little ideas with the interweb. Enjoy! Follow me on Pinterest, Instagram, and Twitter.

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4 comments on “Weekly Wear: Polka Dots and Toddlers”

  1. Gosh how is he so freaking perfect?! Love him so much! Such a cute post!

  2. A post featuring my beautiful daughter (and very handsome son-in-law) AND my adorable grandson – love it! Looks like a fun day! He’s so lucky to have so many people who love him!

  3. looks like someone’s ready to be a mom ; )

  4. Amazing look!!!
    Would you like to follow each other?