Matching Girls Monday: advice from a matching girls mom

Three kids matching

Want to know my absolute best advice for matching clothing for siblings? Here it is: Buy two outfits for the little one.  Why, you ask? I found out the hard way that babies grow a heck of a lot faster than their older siblings do. Having to pack away the entire set of clothing when … Read more

Matching Girls Monday: Happy Fourth of July!

This was our first Matching Girls Fourth, ever. They also wore these same dresses last year even though they were a bit short, so I just added leggings. This year? I totally blew it on Fourth outfits, so they will just be rocking one of their normal matching girls outfits. I gotta admit it, I’m … Read more

Matching Girls Monday: hello, summer!

Matching girls in Gymboree

I remember the glorious summer days of my youth spent pedaling around the neighborhood from morning until night. Days spent running from house to house and only stopping home to eat and grab swimsuits. I’m trying to give my kids a similar summer, and that means little or no scheduling is going on. Sports and activities … Read more

Matching Girls Monday: remembering the beginning

DSC05443This is my matching girls in one of my absolute favorite matching outfits they have ever owned. This was the second matching outfit set I ever bought them during a Gymboree campaign, and it's admittedly getting a little small for both, but we love it so much that we just can't retire it yet. Girls in Gymboree dresses 2

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Matching Girls Monday: stripes and smiles

Affiliate linksGirls in Hanna Andersson Fremont
My little matching girls wear these cute little dresses from Hanna Andersson at least a few times a month. So much so that they are one of the very few items that both girls have taken turns staining. I could freak out and start some serious stain removal, but honestly, it will probably get stained as soon as I get out the old marks.

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Matching Girls Monday: my little redheads

Girls Gymboree hugIt's hard to see in pictures, but my little one has the most beautiful strawberry blonde hair. My oldest and I would love to be redheads {sadly, my red isn't au natural… I only have reddish tones in my hair}, so this spring we decided to dye our hair together. Girls Gymboree piggyback 2

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Matching Girls Monday: lake time with my girls

Matching girls Hanna Andersson dresses Affiliate linksSisters are special to me. As someone with 3 sisters of my own that I've always been close with, I always wanted girls of my own one day. So, these two? They are a dream come true. Matching Girls HAThe love these two share is immeasurable, and I love watching them explore and play together everywhere we go. My oldest loves being able to teach her sister all about the world around her, and my youngest adores everything about her sister. These two are already such great friends.

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Matching Girls Monday: Mother’s Day Edition

Happy Mother's DayIn honor of Mother's Day this week, the girls and I were rocking the matching Mommy-and-Me plaid. I had been stashing these shirts away waiting for a day to surprise my girls, and Mother's Day seemed like as good of day as any. You should have heard the squealing that ensued when I brought them out of my closet and presented them to my daughters.

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Matching Girls Monday: the beginning

Girls on mossFor this Matching Girls Monday, we're taking things all the way back to 2015 to the very first matching girls day, ever. Baby was almost two weeks old and we were getting ready to explore a new town near us, and my oldest brought in these Carter's dresses for them to wear. The smaller dress was size 12 months, obviously intended for when baby was much older than newborn, and it was sleeveless because it was bought for much warmer weather than February. The girls valentine's Day

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Matching Girls Monday: vacation style

My matching girls were comfortable and cute while traveling this spring. When we are traveling, I like to dress them in clothing that is comfortable to play in, sleep in, and can be layered for warmth.Family in Chelan Wapato During the day, they took off the leggings to wade in the water looking for fresh water clams, and later in the afternoon when the wind picked up, we added light coats and the outfit easily went from day to night.

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