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SGK Fall 2016 Sneak Peek: Making a List, Checking it Twice


You didn’t think we had skipped out on Santas this year, did you???  Nope! I just had to built up the anticipation for this final reveal!  I hope you have been making your list and checking it twice with all of your favorite items from our Fall 2016 line!  If you are like me….there is simply just too much cuteness to pick from!


I don’t even think I need to say too much about this group….the photos speak for themselves!  Varying shades of blues and reds are just so fabulous together and these do not disappoint.  And let’s talk about the SANTAS!!! All kids love to wear Santas over the holidays and these smocked fellas are just perfect.  Love the red trim on the navy blue…really makes the colors POP!

And then this Red Scallop group and the boys coordinating pieces….OH MY!  Absolutely adorable and SO classic! Perfect for church and family gatherings as well.  I LOVE!

You can purchase these entire looks….shoes and all…on July 12th.

Hope you are all capping off June in an extraordinary way!  Hard to believe tomorrow marks a new month!

XxOo Melanie

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DRAFT SGK Fall 2016 Sneak Peek: Mad for Plaid

It is Tuesday and I am MAD FOR PLAID!!

Check out these adorable collections from our Fall 2016 line!  Get ready to fall in love with red checks, plaids, and a sweet white Christmas dress……all in tonight’s preview!


The red check Poppy Dress is absolutely adorable!  Pair this little number with knee socks and navy Mary Janes (and a navy cardi for cool weather) for a classic look.  And check out the precious boy options as well…red checks, monograms, and a long sleeve polo for the older boys.  Too cute for words…this set will carry your little ones straight thru fall and will be perfect for Valentine’s Day celebrations!


There is nothing sweeter than a classic, traditional look for Christmas.  Whether you choose the plaid route or this sweet white Christmas dress…you really cannot go wrong.  All of these looks are timeless and will be perfect in all of your family’s holiday photos!

Have a great night!  See you tomorrow as we continue to preview the Fall 2016 line….we have a few more to go!

XxOo Melanie

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SGK Fall 2016 Sneak Peek : Pigs Do Fly for these ADORABLE designs!

Don’t get the Monday Blues unless you are dreaming of all of these ADORABLE designs in our Fall 2016 line! I just love little boys and girls dressed in blue!!  Don’t you??


Pigs sure did fly when they saw these adorable designs for Fall 2016!  The smocked flying piggies will be a huge hit for your little girls and I am just obsessed with the light blue paired with pink!  And how about your little cowboy?  Lasso him one of these designs and you will surely put a huge grin on his face!

Our Christmas line is always one of my favorites.  Full of classic designs, monograms, smocking, and just pure sweetness.  This Nativity Bishop and Longall is a perfect option for the holidays and Sunday church services. So so sweet!!


Don’t you all just love a monogram on your little ones?  I always have and this collection is just perfect to fulfill your monogramming itch!  Pick any of these designs and let us do the monogramming to complete the look for you!  Too cute!

That’s it for today!  Hope you enjoyed and don’t worry….I’ve got a few more to share with you….including SANTAS!!!



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How to Destress from Christmas Chaos

Christmas time can be stressful. Even though spending time around family (especially ones that live far away) can be fun, there’s a certain level of stress that comes with hosting and entertaining out-of-town visitors. So this year, before New Years, take some time to destress and relax in order to prepare for the upcoming year ahead. Here’s how to destress from Christmas chaos. Continue reading

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Super Easy Christmas Cookies That The Kids Can Make

With all of the chaos that surrounds the holiday season, whipping up some Christmas treats with the kids can almost seem like a chore. That is, unless you find an easy Christmas cookies recipe that will take minimal time, and is so simple that even a toddler can do it. Ok, maybe it’s not that easy, but it’s certainly simple enough that a toddler can help. Here’s one of our favorite holiday cookie recipes that the entire family will love. Continue reading

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Sound Off: Do You Buy Christmas Pajamas for your Kids?

Traditions are big in the South. We love passing down events, recipes, and heirlooms to our children. It’s just a part of being Southern. And because Christmas is such a major holiday that’s spent with family, it’s no surprise that Christmas traditions can be plentiful down here. In fact, one of our favorite traditions is one that our mothers used to practice before we ended up passing it down to our children: Christmas pajamas on Christmas Eve. Continue reading

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Start a Tradition: Watch These Christmas Movies with your Family

It’s the last week of school before the holiday break, which means lots of fun family time for a few days before Christmas eve. And what better way to spend that time together than catching up on some classic Christmas movies (from past and present!) while curling up on the couch with some hot chocolate and blankets for snuggling. To get you started, here’s a roundup of our all-time favorite Christmas movies that the whole family will love. So heat up some hot chocolate and que up Netflix for a week’s worth of family movie nights. Continue reading

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Christmas Crafts for Kids: 5 Ways to Beat Boredom During the Break

Christmas and New Years break is the longest break of the school year, so it’s smart parenting to be prepared for the inevitable boredom that’s sure to settle in once the excitement of the holidays wears off. Luckily, there’s no shortage of christmas crafts for kids that will keep your little ones interested and engaged (and hopefully out of trouble). Here are five of our favorite crafts that your family will love doing together. Continue reading

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4 Southern Christmas Traditions That We LOVE

There’s nothing quite like Christmas time, when all the houses are decorated with lights, and the Christmas trees are up and twinkling. But like many things in the South, Christmas time is also a season for family traditions that span many generations and become part of the holiday season. In fact, Southerners are known for creating family traditions that get passed down year after year, from parent to child. But these 4 Christmas traditions are our absolute favorite during the holidays. Continue reading

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The Best Boys Christmas Jumpers for the Holidays

It’s almost Christmas-time! Woo! Now that we’ve gotten all that excitement out of the way, it’s time to start thinking about how to dress your little gentleman for the holiday season. For boys, there’s a pretty dizzying array of options, from pants and button down shirts to sweaters and adorable vests. But, if you really want something that will stand out, you can opt for a boys Christmas jumper. Continue reading