Angelle Marix

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Hello, I’m Angelle the creator and author behind Dashing Darlin’. I’ve been married to my
best friend for over 18 years, and we are blessed with four amazing children. I am a wife and momma by day, and a blogger by night. It’s seriously a dream job!

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Date night and a wrap dress

Admitting that I intensely love my family is an understatement. I tend to be a bit sensitive, sentimental, and attached to those whom I hold dear to my heart.

“Family is like music, some high notes, some low notes, BUT always a beautiful song.” 

Speaking of love, the 5 love languages comes to mind {My blogger friend, Kasey from Kase Styles, just blogged about this last week. Go check it out.}. You may not know what your love language is yet, but my top love language is totally quality time {next in line would be gifts #ummmyes #hello}. I crave and value time spent with others. It can be relaxed, intimate, goofy, simple or action packed. I just love those moments spent getting to know each other and just doing life together. I also have learned that I have to be assertive when it comes to pursuing others and scheduling lunch dates, coffee dates, family play dates, shopping excursions, and even vacations. {By the way, my husband is superb at making sure this need of mine is met in our relationship.}

 

“The greatest gift that you can give someone is your TIME. Because when you give your time, you are giving a portion of your life that you will never get back.”

“Never be too busy for the people that you love. Never allow the pursuits or possessions to become bigger priorities than relationships.”

 

With all of that said, we recently went on a triple date with my two nephews and their girlfriends. It seriously was so much fun. I loved seeing my handsome nephews interacting with their ladies and also paying for everything. Ha!! #grownuplife

I thought this date night was a perfect opportunity to wear this wrap dress from Shein. It is so well made yet lightweight for a hot, summer night in Louisiana. I love a good wrap dress because it draws attention to the waist and always makes me look a little thinner #justsayin. We took advantage of the sunlight and the beautiful courtyard located near our restaurant and snapped a few pictures of the details.

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WELL, I have a great surprise for all of my readers, friends and fellow bloggers!! Chelsea from LoweCo Petite lifestyle blog and I are teaming up with Madeleine Joy Designs  to give away a $20 gift card to Starbucks and a mug of your choice. Go to my Instagram HERE for all of the details on how to enter. Giveaway begins tonight at 9pm.

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xoxo,

Angelle

Comments

  • Love the wrap dress! So pretty and perfect for summer!

    June 15, 2016
  • Lauren
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    That dress looks amazing on you! Love the hemline. Cute snapshots with your nephews-they look so goofy and fun!

    -Lauren
    http://www.ivorytowerchic.com

    June 15, 2016
  • That dress is adorable! And I love that mug! #bossfuel
    xo Jessica
    http://www.whatsfordinneresq.com

    June 15, 2016
  • That sounds like so much fun!!! What a sweet family you have. All you girls are lovely!
    I took the love language test recently, and I believe mine is gifts:). The thought that goes into that- like when my husband brings home a coke with song lyrics on it he’d know I’d love… that just means so much to me:).
    And love that dress- it’s so flattering on you!
    Emily
    http://darlingdearestblog.com

    June 15, 2016
  • Girl, It sounds like such a fun outing. I LOVE that book about love languages it is so essential to maintaining healthy and positive relationships. I saw this dress on their website and seeing it on you makes me want even more! Gorgeous & love the photography!!
    xx, Lauren {www.rosesandrainboots.com}

    June 15, 2016
  • You look stunning in this wrap dress! Seriously it’s so perfect on you! It’s like these dresses were made for you. Your family is so cute and this post made me smile. Hope you all had a wonderful time!
    http://stopdropandvogue.com/

    June 15, 2016
  • That dress is great on you and I love the shoes! Thank you for linking similar ones 🙂

    June 15, 2016
  • Dede
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    June 15, 2016
  • This dress is gorgeous and I love that necklace!

    xx,
    Amanda || http://www.fortheloveofglitter.com

    June 15, 2016
  • You always look so ladylike and elegant! Hugs, Kait
    http://www.makeminemaroon.com

    June 15, 2016
  • Love that dress! It would be perfect for date night!

    June 15, 2016
  • I love wrap dresses! This one looks so great on you as well!

    June 15, 2016
  • The print on your dress is too cute!! Love the style of it! You look amazing 🙂

    xoxo,
    Evin Elizabeth
    http://www.magnoliasandsunlight.com

    June 15, 2016
  • As always…you look stunning! Your nails look amazing too!!

    Mel | http://www.thegossipdarling.com

    June 15, 2016
  • This is so gorgeous! I love how it opens up a little bit in front.

    June 15, 2016
  • this dress looks incredible on you!! and, I LOVE that mug!

    June 15, 2016
  • I love your dress but your necklace totally steals the show! It is so cool!
    XO Amanda | http://www.glitterandspice.com

    June 15, 2016
  • You are so gorgeous! This print & that necklace are so perfect. How fun to go on a triple date–they’re all too cute!

    xox,
    Kristin

    June 15, 2016
  • Gorgeous photos!
    And I love your necklace!
    xo, Shell
    http://acourageousbeauty.com

    June 15, 2016
  • Okay, this dress seriously looks like it was made for you! Stunning!!

    Shannon
    Clothes & Quotes

    June 16, 2016
  • You are stunning! Loving your dress. – xo Rach

    June 16, 2016
  • That dress is killer cute. I love the shoes as well. Looks like you had a lot of fine with this shoot. I love the laughing picture. My sisters and I do that all the time.

    June 16, 2016
  • You look gorgeous in everything babe! xoxo

    June 16, 2016
  • Maggie
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    This dress is so pretty!! I love the accessories with it 🙂

    http://www.maggiealamode.com

    June 16, 2016
  • Loving this ensemble!

    June 16, 2016
  • Such a lovely dress on you!

    xoxo, Jenny

    June 16, 2016
  • So the first few pictures I was thinking, “What a cute dress!” But then I kept scrolling and saw the length and now I’m obsessed! It looks amazing on you!

    Madison
    madisononmadisonave.com

    June 16, 2016
  • Angellle you are gorgeous!!! I love this dress and the opening in the front!
    Beautiful!
    XOXO
    Samantha
    http://www.findingfabulousonline.com

    June 16, 2016
  • I love this dress. You totally rock it. Oh and I need that mug! So cute.

    June 16, 2016
  • Aw this post made me so happy! I’m all about the 5 love languages – mine are words of affirmation and gifts! My husband’s is quality time and it’s so wonderful to communicate and act on these things in our marriage! 🙂 And can we talk about this dress? You look STUNNING!

    Jen | MrsJenFrick.com

    June 16, 2016
  • I absolutely LOVE this dress! And that mug is super cute 🙂

    June 16, 2016
  • this dress is beautiful and you have such a teeny tiny waist! how did you have 4 children! xoxo

    June 16, 2016
  • Absoutely love this wrap dress! You look amazing!

    xO – Steph

    http://www.urbanblonde.com

    June 17, 2016
  • Such a cute dress! Shein is really delivering some gorgeous pieces right now!

    La Belle Sirene 

    June 17, 2016
  • Ruthie
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    This post made me smile!!! What a beautiful family. Y’all are seriously perfect!! This dress was made for you and that tiny waist!!! #GOALS. Love youuu

    June 19, 2016
  • Your dress is so cute! And I love the sandals and necklace you paired with it!

    xxo Brie
    http://www.sophistifunkblog.com

    June 20, 2016
  • Angelle!! I am in love with this post in every way! From the tidbits about family, The 5 Love Languages (YAAASSS! Such a great read… mine is words of affirmation, lol – I need me some compliments, lol), to photos of your BEAUTIFUL family and their significant others, to – just as importantly – your AMAZING outfit! Girl, I am swooning over that dress, and that necklace?!? I need that in my life!!! Well, as you can tell, I am a bit enthusiastic about this post, he he, but seriously – you are gorgeous inside and out! Keep shining gf!
    XX,
    Heather
    http://www.alittlecasual.com

    June 28, 2016

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