July 4th Mijo Style: Red, White, & Awesome Boys

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The Fourth of July is TOMORROW! Since we’ve been occupied with the ups and downs (more downs than I have energy left for) of moving, the holiday crept up on us! We are overdue for some fun so we will be celebrating with family. I will be taking advantage of the free eats since our electricity is off until Monday (like I said, more downs than ups). In the midst of the chaos, I managed to make a trip to Walmart to put together some cute, flag inspired outfits for the boys.

Walmart has a nice selection of seasonal apparel for the Fourth. Right away, I spotted some ridiculously cute items for girls, but I had to go on a treasure hunt of sorts for the boys. The flag tees were also front and center, but I was looking for something snazzier for the boys. I embarked on a journey, throwing “potential” items in the cart until the outfits finally came together.

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Jayden

Faded Glory Tee / Faded Glory Shorts / Toms Sneakers

For Jayden, I found a cool graphic tee designed with three skate boards that reads “Red, White, & Awesome”. It was just what I was looking for… inspired by the flag, but not over the top. Awesomesauce is one of Jayden’s favorite words, so it was very fitting. Once I found the tee, I went on a mission to find a pair of comfy shorts. I happened upon a lower rack with an assortment of Faded Glory pull-on shorts. The Blue Blaze color matched the “Awesome” tee perfectly.

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Jaxon

Garanimals Tee / Healthtex Shorts / Nike Sneakers

For Jaxon, I found a red, white, and blue striped shirt by Garanimals. I almost passed it up several times, but Greg thought it’d be perfect for the Fourth. I was in my zone looking for something similar to the “Awesome” tee that I grabbed for Jayden. Since I couldn’t find anything grungy in 24 months, I settled on the striped tee. It’s a good thing too, because I found the very last pair of matching Healthtex shorts hanging in a random rack. Aaaand they were the same color as Jayden’s shorts. Another goal of mine was for their outfits to coordinate with each other, but to not be matchy-matchy. Yes y’all. I put a lot of thought into these little $12 outfits and drove Greg crazy in the process, lol.

It was worth it though. Dontcha think?

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What are your plans for the Fourth? Are you or the kids dressing up?

For more 4th of July ideas, check out these posts from my Walmart Mom friends:

As a participant in the Walmart Moms Program, I’ve received compensation for my time and efforts in creating this post. All thoughts and opinions are my own.



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