spring break packing tips

$50 Spring Shopping Challenge & OshKosh Giveaway

This post is sponsored by OshKosh B’Gosh for the Everywhere Society; however, all thoughts and opinions expressed are my own. #OshKoshKids #BreakForSpring”
Can you believe spring is finally just around the corner? We had an incredibly short and harsh winter in Kentucky. It was 75 on Christmas and then the temperature plummeted. We were blanketed with snow for nearly 6 weeks straight, which is rough when you live in southern Kentucky. I’m not fond of snow, and I like it even less since I fell and broke my hand when walking on snow and ice. It nearly ruined Gabe’s birthday party, too. School was canceled for a week and half before his party, and I struggled to get invites to classmates. Jeremy’s dad had to take a tractor to the driveway to remove the snow so people could park. Snow is good for a day of sledding, and that’s about it. Speaking of tractors, we are thinking of purchasing an upgrade soon. One of our friends who is a farmer recently purchased a new tractor from the Fastline website. They have an amazing selection of tractor makes and models and a huge variety of other farming equipment too. Anyway, I believe saying that we’re ready for spring break is an understatement. The real question should be, “Spring break, are you ready for us?” Who’s ready to #BreakForSpring?
Today, I’m sharing a $50 Spring Shopping Challenge and I’m giving away a $50 OshKosh B’Gosh gift card to help with your own $50 Spring Shopping Challenge. You’ll need to scroll all the way to the bottom to find out how to enter for your chance to win. This year I challenged myself to spend only $50 to purchase Gabe a few new outfits for spring break. You can browse through the looks I created using only $50, and maybe you can get a few ideas for spring looks. You can also print this coupon or use the online code Spring16 to save 25% off your order (some restrictions apply).
$50 Spring Style Challenge

spring break or bust

Gabe has the right idea, it’s spring break or bust.

The only facet of spring break that I don’t enjoy is packing and unpacking. I tend to overpack, and in the era of huge airline luggage charges, that’s a no-no. I try to create a packing list and stick to it. I also have guidelines for building outfits so that I can be more organized.

Pieces from this look can be paired with some of the other items I purchased.

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oshkosh spring

oshkosh spring

Gabe is ready for a day at the beach with his ringer tank and drawstring shorts.

$50 Spring Style Challenge

I normally try to take a portrait type photo of Gabe while we’re on vacation. His next outfit is perfect for a portrait or even Easter celebrations.

oshkosh spring

oshkosh spring

oshkosh spring

kids style

I loved the button up, and we actually paired it with the shorts in the last outfit for an outing over the weekend. The Slim Slouch Chambray Chinos are comfortable and they tailor to his slim figure. They’re easily dressed up or dressed down.

oshkosh spring style

oshkosh kids fashion

$50 Spring Style Challenge

This last look is fun for a day of play, school, or even family date night. The new line of Nep Yarn Polos are soft, and they’re flexible for every day wear. The flat-front shorts are available in a variety of colors and coordinate with several tops from OshKosh B’Gosh. These orange shorts also coordinate with Gabe’s ringer tank from the first photo set.

We put this outfit to the test while playing fetch with our new puppy, Kitty, on the farm. Gabe had plenty of room to move and play.

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kids spring fashion

kids spring style

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Don’t get too close Gabe, your puppy will give you a smooch.

Are you going anywhere for spring break? Where ever you go, go with style. Did you see any looks that you love? I’d love to hear if you’ve purchased anything recently from OshKosh B’Gosh that you love. Don’t forget to enter the giveaway for your chance to win a $50 OshKosh B’Gosh gift card to use on your own $50 Spring Shopping Challenge. You can locate your closest OshKosh B’Gosh store here or order online.
$50 OshKosh B’Gosh Gift Card

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  • Reply Melissa Hillier 14/03/2016 at 9:55 pm

    We have no plans for Spring Break….Staycationing at its finest!

    • Reply Jess 14/03/2016 at 10:01 pm

      There’s nothing wrong with that! I’m just going stir crazy on the farm and you get that gorgeous Florida weather year round.

  • Reply shelly peterson 15/03/2016 at 12:24 am

    I wish we had traveling plans, making the best of Spring break at home.

  • Reply Terri Irvin 15/03/2016 at 12:31 am

    No traveling this Spring break for hubby and I. We are planning two big parties in the Spring and need to stay at home and work.

  • Reply Cassandra Eastman 15/03/2016 at 1:12 am

    We are taking a weekend trip to Kansas City!

  • Reply Mami2jcn 15/03/2016 at 10:32 am

    We don’t have any travel plans until May.

  • Reply Laura J 15/03/2016 at 1:17 pm

    We are going to stay home and enjoy all the local activities this year!

  • Reply Kelly D 15/03/2016 at 6:18 pm

    No, we are just taking a local trip to visit my parents.

  • Reply Natalie 16/03/2016 at 1:20 pm

    My family and I will be going to Colorado over spring break.

  • Reply LaTanya 16/03/2016 at 1:26 pm

    we are going to Florida.

  • Reply Janet W. 16/03/2016 at 1:46 pm

    No we aren’t going anywhere for spring break. My grandsons are signed up for a tennis camp that week.

  • Reply Dandi D 16/03/2016 at 2:53 pm

    No, we are staying home and enjoying the weather together.

  • Reply Melissa Moore 16/03/2016 at 4:09 pm

    No my kids only get the Thursday, Friday before Easter off and the Monday after off.

  • Reply Steve Weber 16/03/2016 at 5:17 pm

    Yes! we are headed to Las Vegas for spring break.

  • Reply Melanie 16/03/2016 at 11:12 pm

    We’re going to Colonial Williamsburg. It’s an educational spring break this year.

  • Reply vera wilson 17/03/2016 at 9:01 am

    Will be quiet at my place for spring break.

  • Reply Darlene Carbajal 17/03/2016 at 1:49 pm

    No, I don’t think so!

  • Reply Deborah G. 17/03/2016 at 9:00 pm

    We don’t have any plans to leave home this break.

  • Reply Heather 18/03/2016 at 4:18 pm

    We have no plans. I’ll probably take the kids bowling and skating.

  • Reply sandra 18/03/2016 at 10:44 pm

    We are staying home for spring break

  • Reply Stephanie Grant 19/03/2016 at 7:46 pm

    We are planning on a staycation for Spring Break! I figure we will go to the local zoo and visit some of The Natural States state parks! I won a 7night stay at a fancy resort in Kissimmee FL April 9-16 so we are taking our actual “Spring Break Vacation” then and we are planning on visiting 3 of the Disney Parks if everything goes as planned.

  • Reply Jillian Too 20/03/2016 at 3:06 pm

    We’re staying home for Spring break but we’ll probably do a few day trips to places like the aquarium.

  • Reply Lauren 21/03/2016 at 10:00 am

    We are going to Redwood National Park.

  • Reply Lisa B. 22/03/2016 at 2:35 am

    Not this year we’re just staying at home

  • Reply Sarah Sobocinski 22/03/2016 at 10:28 am

    We are going to Minnesota to celebrate my husband’s grandpa’s 90th birthday.

  • Reply Debbie C. 24/03/2016 at 10:40 pm

    We live close to Disneyland so will probably take a day trip there and to possibly San Diego Zoo the following day.

  • Reply Sarah Cool 25/03/2016 at 2:52 am

    we are going to the napa valley

  • Reply Jessica Kaufman 27/03/2016 at 6:00 pm

    Our spring break was last week. We went to Los Angeles and then traveled to Anaheim to go to Disneyland and California Adventure.

  • Reply Bridgett Wilbur 28/03/2016 at 7:12 am

    We are taking the kids hiking in the adirondaks

  • Reply Cheryl B 28/03/2016 at 8:22 pm

    Since we have travel plans this Summer, we will be having a staycation, we will visit the children’s museum and the zoo.

  • Reply Thomas Murphy 28/03/2016 at 10:46 pm

    I am not going anywhere for spring break.

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