Casual Weekend Life and Holiday Prep

Whew! It’s Monday…and I am discussing my Casual Weekend Life and Holiday Prep thoughts.

This past weekend was another exhausting one with family and grandchildren visiting once again.  (The reason I did not respond to the excellent comments yesterday)

Playing with my grandsons for a casual weekend life means that I must have my own brand of “play clothes.”

This past weekend I was throwing balls of catch…getting balls off the roof (with a long pole) and playing toys on the floor…we are an active crew!

CASUAL WEEKEND LIFE PLAY CLOTHES

Casual Weekend Life and Holiday Prep

Shopping at Loft this fall has helped me to build a play clothes wardrobe…which I did not have prior to this.

LOFT has fun pieces with great prices…especially since I have shopped only sales.

They helped me to find one more striped tee in my autumn colors.  This is the Striped Boatneck Tee in Pure Rust (I told you I would find the orange stripes somewhere!)

And when it is cold outside…like we are expecting at the end of the week, I can throw on this Hoodie Poncho in Oat Copper. …I should’ve sized down, but it works for my play clothes.

I wore the striped tee recently with the JC Penney a.n.a. Women’s High Rise Skinny Pant in tan acid wash…this is my favorite pant right now for fit, color and price.  I am so glad I decided to bring it home.

I am loving all of my fun new sneakers ….especially the gold ones!  Here are some great selections currently at Nordstrom Rack:

Also, here are more play clothes selections at Loft and JCP:

HOLIDAY PREP

Casual Weekend Life and Holiday Prep

When we were downtown last week, we saw this lovely Christmas tree in a window.

I would call it the San Antonio Tree…the ornaments were special to this community and anyone who lives or celebrates here.

The tree decorations I love the most are the ones special to a family or a heritage.  I have two trees (one artificial and one real).

The real tree is where each ornament has a story for our family and I add to that story each year. 

I say this often…it is never too late to begin family traditions.

Here are some lovely ornaments currently on the market to get you thinking:

What story does your tree tell?  Please share with us….have a fabulous start to your week…and always….

KEEP SMILING!!

Sometimes in a warmer climate, my autumn decorations get visitors…and the youngest grandson loved it….

Casual Weekend Life and Holiday Prep

 

By Pamela Lutrell

Fall at Over 50 Feeling 40

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