Hot Summer Trends of 2018: Our Favorite Women's Fashion Picks

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With summer already underway (and almost halfway over!), we have gotten so many shipments of new arrivals for this warm weather. Here are of our favorite trends to help you finish the season strong and stylish! 1. Little White Dress As temps continue to rise, we are often looking for options that allow us to stay cool while looking hot. Enter the LBD's fresh and airy counterpart - the little white dress. Grab yours today!   2. Cactus This desert plant is EVERYWHERE this summer, and we are loving it! From shot glasses to baby rompers to kids clothing, we are seeing...

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Father's Day Gifts from XLR8

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Mark your calendars because Father's Day is coming up on Sunday June 17th. We love to spoil the men in our lives on this special day, and it's also the perfect excuse to get together with family, fire up the grill, and spend the day relaxing with each other.  We've rounded up a few of our favorite gift ideas for Dad, because although he might say that he doesn't need anything, we would hate to show up empty handed. We have included gifts for every type of dad – whether he's a jokester, loves a good kitchen gadget, enjoys a nice...

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Gifts for the New Graduate from XLR8

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It's graduation month! May is the month of numerous graduation ceremonies all across the United States, including here in Texas. If we look beneath the surface, we can see that graduation ceremonies are so much more than simply handing over a diploma. Smiles blend with tears as students are embarking on the next piece of their journey, leaving behind memories and places they've grown to call home.  This May, honor the graduates in your life not just regarding their educational journey, but about this time in their lives when they are truly growing up. Whether they're graduating high school, college,...

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The Meaning of Motherhood + Amazing Gift Ideas for Mom!

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Mother's Day is fast approaching – what does yours typically look like? For many mamas, this day is often celebrated with a delicious family brunch, bouquets of spring flowers, and gifts for mom. Some families attend church and worship together, while others have picnics in the (hopefully perfect!) spring weather.  Having a day to honor moms allows us to pause for just a moment and reflect on what it truly means to be a mother. Motherhood is simultaneously the most difficult and incredible journey we will ever embark on as human beings. It is more than a job – it is truly a...

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The Burnet Bluebonnet Festival

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This year, Burnet is celebrating its 35th year of hosting the Bluebonnet Festival! If you've never attended, make 2018 the year you do. It's an incredibly fun weekend, even when the bluebonnets are sparse. We at XLR8 would love to see you there and have compiled the schedule, as well as a few of our favorite tips for the best experience.  XLR8 Tip#1 – Go by the Burnet Chamber of Commerce booth located by the MainStage on the square and snag a copy of the event schedule. While you're there, purchase a t-shirt or two. XLR8 makes them for the Chamber of Commerce...

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