How to Battle the Dog Days of Summer in a Dress

I love a summer sundress, but in the heat and humidity of Texas or the Mid-Atlantic … well, let’s just say that not everyone has a thigh gap. And really, not everyone wants one. But we do want to be comfortable!

Before our girls trip to NYC for Alycyn’s birthday (see Olivia’s trip recap), I was thinking about how amazing it would be to have some unders that were similar to a boxer brief for guys. It baffled me that no one else had come up with this concept … well, turns out someone had. (Several someones actually.)

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best part of Maple Fest - the maple BBQ sandwich

best part of Maple Fest – the maple BBQ sandwich

  • I am counting down the seconds until Friday at 6 p.m. when the book club crew will be leaving for our annual girls trip to Staunton, Va. for the Highland County Maple Festival. Olivia has recaps for the past three years over on her blog: 2012, 2013, 2014. Be prepared for her to post another after this weekend!
  • I don’t necessarily agree with all of these, but you can try them out at the restaurants on my DC Guide. Thrillist
  • Getting up in the morning is not my forte, unless of course I have no reason to be up and then I’m wide awake before the sun. An evening routine is the only reason I’m not a complete a hot mess each morning. Pick the Brain
  • Do people actually wash a towel after using it only once? Ain’t nobody got time for that!  (#11 and 25 speak to me – don’t agree with #24 or 29 though) Thought Catalog
  • Let’s not be like this, ok? InfoBarrel

Have a great week, y’all!