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How to Wear Navy and White Stripes

How to Wear Navy and White Stripes

Happy Hump Day! So the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale officially started yesterday for Icon level members. In case you can’t access the sale yet, just add your favorites to your wishlist. Ok, so today we will discuss how to wear navy and white stripes this summer. I never said I was a rocket scientist so don’t laugh when I keep the fashion topics on the light side. I spoke about late summer trends last week, and this is definitely one of them. It is the perfect pattern for summer, plus it is extremely flattering. I’ll show you my favorite ways to wear and style this pattern, including this fantastic dress.

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First Look: Nordstrom Anniversary Sale ICON EARLY ACCESS

First Look: Nordstrom Anniversary Sale ICON EARLY ACCESS

It’s HERE! Today is the start of the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale EARLY ACCESS! If you are an ICON Nordstrom card holder this is YOUR day! I am so excited to share my selections with you. This is the official FIRST LOOK for the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale. I was able to go to the store and spend time looking and feeling different items to create the best list of items to shop for during the sale. If you are not shopping today, be sure and add these items to your Wishlist. See what our “must have” items are that will surely sell out quickly. Today, let’s focus on the best of women’s fashion! Be sure and read all the way through to get my full list of picks. Also, I did a try-on video showing you 11 dresses and 2 jumpsuits in 3 minutes!

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J. Marie Collections: The Brand That is Perfect For All Ages

J. Marie Collections: The Brand That is Perfect For All Ages

Happy Monday! How was everyone’s weekend? One of my favorite things to do in this job if find new brands and share them with you. I discovered a new brand through my adorable neighbor Elle. It’s J. Marie Collections and it is the brand that is perfect for all ages. In case you missed it, be sure and read the last blog post we did together here, where I got to interview this sweet girl. Her mom dressed her in this beautiful pink dress and that’s what started my brand discovery process. BONUS: They are offering 15% off their entire website with code TANYA for all of my readers!

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Late Summer Trends You’ll Absolutely Love

Late Summer Trends You’ll Absolutely Love

TGIF! Anyone have any exciting plans for the weekend? No? We’ll just be around the house hanging by the pool.  So today, I wanted to share a few late summer trends you can try out for a little mid-summer closet refresh. If you’re venturing out for secluded weekend getaways with the family or just staying at home, these looks are for you. These late summer trends are great for getting us through before fall starts. Because, as you know, it’s hot in Dallas all the way through September!

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How to Style a Blouse For Summer

How to Style a Blouse For Summer

I hope everyone is having a good week! Before we get started, I want to remind you that the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale is just around the corner! Be sure to prepare by reading all of my insider tricks here. It is crucial that you start preparing now for THE sale of the year. Don’t worry, I will be your personal guide on this journey! To get your ready, there is an amazing GIVEAWAY at the bottom of this blog post. Ok, so last week I discussed how to style a while blouse four ways, so today I want to show you how to style any blouse for summer. A blouse is a staple summer wardrobe piece because it is lightweight, cute, and perfect for many occasions!

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Recent Looks I Love From Morning to Night

Recent Looks I Love From Morning to Night

Is everyone having a good week so far? Well heck it’s only Tuesday… I can’t believe it is almost August! The summer has flown by. Let’s highlight some recent looks I love that are great for summer and will easily transition into fall. We’ll go from morning to night in this post.

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Easy Summer Fashion Pieces

Easy Summer Fashion Pieces

Happy Monday! How is everyone doing? Did you all have a good weekend? One of the things I have learned to embrace during this 2020 pandemic is slower weekends. What about you? What have you leaned from this year? Please leave your comment on this Instagram post. I’ve also embraced a much more casual style. Today I want to highlight some of my favorite go-to easy summer fashion pieces. With less plans and more time at home, I love looks that are still comfortable and versatile to go from home to whatever (socially distanced) plans you may have.

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One Piece Four Ways: How to Wear a White Button Down Blouse

One Piece Four Ways: How to Wear a White Button Down Blouse

A white button down blouse is a style staple. Every woman should have it in her closet. But sometimes, we forget how versatile it is. I’ve shared four ways to style the classic white button down in today’s post. Click the image above to shop or keep scrolling for more options. I love how this blouse transforms itself in to all of these amazing looks!

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The Eyelet Dress of the Summer

The Eyelet Dress of the Summer

Happy National Refreshment Day! I hope you enjoy a nice drink poolside to celebrate. I recommend trying this refreshing cocktail (can also be non-alcoholic) for the occasion. In other news, tomorrow is the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale Preview Day! Make sure you are totally prepared by going by reading all the sale info here. I hope you are as excited as I am for the sale of the year! Ok so now back to today’s scheduled programming… today I specifically want to highlight the eyelet dress of the summer and how to style it!

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The Best Swimwear for the Whole Family

The Best Swimwear for the Whole Family

Ok y’all…..can you even with how cute my neighbors are?? I feel so lucky to be able to know this sweet and lovely family! Today I want to highlight a one-stop shop for your whole family’s summer wardrobe needs. Cabana Life is the absolute best place to get swimwear for the whole family. I have talked about the brand before here, because they make high-quality pieces that all offer 50+ UV protection. This is especially perfect for summer and for kids! When you know your kids are wearing clothes with sun protection, you have one less thing to worry about. Not that you should every skip the sunscreen…

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Where to Find the Best Face Masks

Where to Find the Best Face Masks

Now is the time to treat yourself by treating your skin! The biggest question is: where do you find the best face mask? I don’t know about you, but I have found most face masks to be ill-fitting and ineffective. Well, I finally found the perfect fit- and it really works! Soon Skincare products are about to become your new best friend. I noticed a visible change within just days of use. Let’s look my favorite Soon Skincare products that I know you will love! And if you were hoping to find the other kind of face masks from this post, then check out the best and most fashion forward ones here. After all, we all need to WEAR A FACE MASK!

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Experience Jordan Winery, Vineyards and Estate

Experience Jordan Winery, Vineyards and Estate

As promised last week in this Sonoma County blog post, here is more on our recent trip to the Sonoma Valley Wine Country. Specifically, here are the details on our Jordan Winery Estate experience. The trip was so great thanks to all the help Jordan Winery provided in planning our itinerary in Sonoma!  Why Sonoma?  We’ve visited Napa many times over the years, but Sonoma only a few times, and Jordan’s one of Pete’s very favorite wines and now Jordan Winery is our very favorite place to visit in Sonoma. You can stay at Jordan Winery. Want to know how?

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Nordstrom Designer SALE – Up To 60% OFF!

Nordstrom Designer SALE – Up To 60% OFF!

One of my favorite things about summer are the SALES. Right now, Nordstrom is having an amazing clearance on new designer items for up to 60% off. I cannot think of a better time to get the chicest items for summer, as well as stock up on the hottest looks for fall. Also remember that the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale is just around the corner. Make sure you are totally prepared by reading all of the tips here. Before all of the best designer looks are gone, be sure to stock up during the designer SALE.

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Our Sonoma Wine Country Itinerary

Our Sonoma Wine Country Itinerary

Here it is! My first travel post since February! Travel definitely looks different in this Covid-19 world. While I think that everyone should certainly be mindful of what they are comfortable with, Pete and I were ready to get out of town – safely. Today I am sharing my exact itinerary for our trip to the Sonoma Wine Country and all of our recommendations. Plus, my honest opinion on the flights, airports and how safe we felt.

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Summer Floral Dresses

Summer Floral Dresses

During the summer you can never have too many dresses! Recently, I have highlighted summer black dresses, the perfect summer white dresses and embroidered dresses for summer, so now it’s time to bring in the florals! Florals are nice, bright and cheery, plus it is a flattering print. I love that floral prints never go out of style, making a floral dress a great investment piece. They are great to wear to weddings, date nights or al fresco dining. Be sure to read all the way through to see my ultimate list of floral dresses. Also, I did my Instagram Live last night with Dr. Lori Stetler. And we are offering a discount on CoolSculpting and Emsculpt!

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Moor Mud with Omorovicza

Moor Mud with Omorovicza

When it comes to my floors the last thing I want is more mud, but when it comes to my skin I definitely want more mud. I especially want ‘Moor’ Mud with Omorovicza (get it)! Moor Mud is the best ingredient for soothing and wonderful skin. Today I want to highlight some of my favorite products from the Omorovicza Moor Mud line.

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Sonoma Packing List

Sonoma Packing List

I can’t believe I actually traveled this past week! Pete and I ventured out west to Sonoma Wine Country in California for a quick trip. It definitely felt odd to fly, but we always wore a mask and felt safe the whole trip. The airlines are taking many precautions, hoping to alleviate any fears travelers may have. I will write another blog post detailing the trip soon but first I want to share my Sonoma packing list. Below are the items and looks I curated prior to heading out. Also be sure to check out my list of travel essentials and gadgets to help make travel easier.

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Best Travel Gadgets and Essentials

Best Travel Gadgets and Essentials

I left for an influencer trip to Sonoma this week. This is my first trip since everything shut down! Make sure you follow along on Instagram and Instagram Stories for updates on how it goes, plus day-to-day details. In this post, I’m sharing some of the best travel gadgets and essentials that make your overall travel experience much better. These items are great for airplanes as well as road trips. It’s great to get these items now in preparation for any future trip you might embark on. Now is the perfect time to plan so you can get all the best deals!

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How to Wear a Sweater and Shorts in the Summer

How to Wear a Sweater and Shorts in the Summer

You may be thinking… a sweater and shorts... in the summer?! I know it seems crazy, but think about how many times you go from 100 degree weather into a freezing air conditioned building and wish you had warmer clothes! This is why I am going to tell you how I wear a sweater and shorts in the summer. A sweater look is perfect for shopping, going to the movies (when will we do that again???), or even sitting inside a restaurant. Let’s look at how to style your favorite sweater for a chic summer look.

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