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4th of July Picks and Outfits of the Past


Happy Friday ladies!
How many of you are celebrating the upcoming Holiday with your family?

Do you enjoy wearing red white and blue for the 4th?

This quote spoke to me, even more aprapo with the situation we have now.


Spending lots of time outside, we will have a cookout on the grill. I don’t eat red meat, but Fresh Market is calling me for a salmon, feta and spinach burger on the grill. We have been going to the local fruit stand, which has the best fresh fruits and vegetables, so we will pick up corn on the cob to grill. I will make a strawberry, feta and tomato salad that has been enjoyed through the years.

Lots of celebration typically for us in July.  You have the 4th. The 7th is my boy,( furbear)  Gibson’s 9th birthday. ( Ill need party hats!) My birthday is the 8th. Our 19th Wedding Anniversary is the 14th, and my mom’s Bday is the 31st. I can forsee lots of good eating this month! I am looking at Fig Tree for my bday dinner, and I know I will plan a little celebration for my moms. I just love to surprise people!

How are you all faring with what is going on? This is a challenging time in so many ways. I find I run the gamut of emotions from one day to the next. Some days I deal with this better than others. I hope and pray for positive change. I am surprised when I go places and feel like I am the only one wearing a mask. It really is imperative that we do our part to help slow this. NC is seeing a decline in cases just recently, so time will tell.

In the meantime, why not think of what you might want to wear to show your patriotism?

Here are some outfits I have posted in the past. I’ll be sharing some casual 4th of July looks next week.

4th of July Dress and Look

Uno Alla Volta for the 4th

What to Wear for the 4th of July

Here you can see I enjoy wearing dresses for this special Holiday, but next week I will share a few more casual looks for the day as well.

Here are some of my picks for this 4th of July_

How will you dress for the 4th of July? How will you celebrate this year during the pandemic?

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Have fun shopping!

Stay safe,

Jess xx

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  • Reply
    June 29, 2020 at 9:53 am

    Sorry I missed this post, friend. I agree doing what is right is better (and more difficult) than doing what we please. You’ve got me wanting a salmon feta burger now!!! You look great in all of your red, white & blue outfits. Since we’ve had an uptick in virus numbers, I’ve gotten more diligent about wearing a face mask…

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      Jess Jannenga
      June 29, 2020 at 11:09 am

      No problem! Thanks Kim! We are going to have a nice cookout for the 4th and we have to keep our girl company since she is so afraid of fireworks.
      Take care! jess xx

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    June 28, 2020 at 11:57 pm

    Love that denim off the shoulder dress on you Jess. Happy Early Birthday to you. . .

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      Jess Jannenga
      June 29, 2020 at 11:02 am

      Hi Neti, thank you! We are planning a few celebrations in July:-) Enjoy your week!

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      Jess Jannenga
      June 29, 2020 at 5:01 pm

      Thank you Neti! I look forward to some celebrations this month! 🙂

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    Lisa D.
    June 27, 2020 at 9:11 am

    My favorite of these is the blue dress.
    Sounds like your going to have a fantastic July!
    I bet you have been called a little firecracker before! You are beautiful.

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      Jess Jannenga
      June 27, 2020 at 11:04 am

      Thank you! I liked the style too! We had planned on celebrating all of it at Avalon, a NJ beach, but that trip as been cancelled. We will celebrate at home and I have some surprises! Aw, thanks! You are to sweet! xx

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    June 27, 2020 at 4:51 am

    Stunning dresses… you look so pretty dear 🙂
    Beauty and fashion/Rampdiary</a

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    eva @StyleMyThrift
    June 26, 2020 at 12:11 pm

    i love outfit roundups! so much fun to see your collection….i love that denim dress…maybe too warm for me out here in Nor Cal where it was 104F yesterday!
    xo eva

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      Jess Jannenga
      June 27, 2020 at 11:02 am

      Thank you Eva! Next week I am styling casual looks for the 4th. This dress is very light, maybe a tencel material. xx

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    June 26, 2020 at 7:17 am

    July is going to be a fun month for you! You and my brother share a birthday, no wonder like you so much! Great red, white, and blue looks – you will be the most elegantly dressed at any 4th of July celebration!

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      Jess Jannenga
      June 26, 2020 at 9:55 am

      It will be! We are going to get orders from great restaurants and I will order my favorite seafood!Aw, Happy early birthday to your brother! Thank you! I am showing some casual looks next week too for the 4th!

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