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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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The benefits of Ozone, PEMF and Red Light Therapy at OhZone Clinics

The benefits of Ozone, PEMF and Red Light Therapy at OhZone Clinics

Guess what? I’ve been trying Ozone, PEMF and Red Light Therapy at OhZone Clinics and I really like how I feel! What does it do? I’m detailing the exact therapy package I’ve been doing for the past several weeks in today’s blog post. I’m partnering with OhZone Clinics and The Trusted Lab to do a huge GIVEAWAY so that you can experience it too. One lucky winner will get a package of 4 sessions valued over $800! Who wants to feel better from the inside out?

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Top 10 Products From June

Top 10 Products From June

Let’s look at your favorite products from the month of JUNE. I love your picks for the top 10 products from this past month – y’all have great taste! I am all about those summertime looks and so are you. If you missed last month’s favorite items, be sure to check them out here. I post all of these looks on my LIKEtoKnow.it page. Be sure to get the LTK app and follow my account for my daily looks, sale alerts and beauty products that I am trying out. I also post them on my Instagram page, so be sure and follow me. Below, I linked the product to the image as well as the text so it’s easier for you. I have linked all the items at the very bottom of the post, so you can get the full outfits. Ok now let’s dive in!

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Plump your lips with Restylane Kysse

Plump your lips with Restylane Kysse

Today I’m going to share with you how Dr. Lori Stetler used Restylane Kysse to plump my lips and helped erase the signs of aging. Check out the before and after pictures from Dallas Center for Dermatology and Aesthetics to see the difference. This product is a hyaluronic acid filler just approved for lip injections and I’m already loving the results! Also, Dr Stetler and I are going to be doing an Instagram Live session on July 14 and you don’t want to miss out. Details in today’s blog post.

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Affordable Summer Essentials

Affordable Summer Essentials

Having everything you need for summer is important. In today’s post, I’m sharing some summer essentials that are affordable and super stylish. I’m also sharing what’s at the top of my summer essentials list. Also, I’m including all of the 4th of July sales with discount codes. Shop online and save!

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Conversations With Elle

Conversations With Elle

Happy Wednesday! I hope everyone is having a good week. Do you all have any plans for the Fourth of July weekend or are you staying home? Pete and I are staying at home this year since our usual Kaboomtown fireworks show has been moved to a live simulcast. It will definitely be a different experience. Today I have a fun surprise for you. I was at dinner with my neighbors last week, and I had a conversation with their six year old daughter, Elle (check out our picture). Y’all, this precious child has my whole heart!  We thought it would be a fun idea to have her join me on the blog today. After all, life through the eyes of a six year old is so refreshing. I can’t wait to introduce you adorable Elle!

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Nordstrom Anniversary Sale 101: Everything you Need to Know to Prepare for THE Event of the Year

Nordstrom Anniversary Sale 101: Everything you Need to Know to Prepare for THE Event of the Year

As we near the end of June it occurred to me that one of the biggest sales of the year happens in a few weeks. The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale is like the Super Bowl SALE and you don’t want to miss it. Have you ever wondered what all the hoopla is about? Think of today’s blog post like a crash course called ‘Nordstrom Anniversary Sale 101.’ I’m going to break it down and tell you WHY you want to have a game plan to tackle this sale. I will include important dates as well as key strategies to optimize your savings experience. Also, the pieces I’m wearing in this post are sold out from last year, but I linked a ton of options in the boutique down below!

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Summer Outdoor Entertaining

Summer Outdoor Entertaining

Happy Monday folks. Well heck, Dallas is regressing on the Covid-19 situation. ARG! Bars are closed again and restaurants have been ordered to go back to 50% occupancy. Wearing a mask is mandatory and I absolutely do this in public (click here for some cute ones). Seems like a good time to focus on enjoying your backyard and having family meals at home. ‘Tis the season for backyard BBQ’s! Fourth of July is around the corner, so that means summer outdoor entertaining season is officially upon us. This summer we want to remain as safe as possible, so why not entertain outdoors? For starters, read up on my tips for al fresco dining and entertaining here. These tips will assure that you are ready to host outdoors. Today let’s look at some more of my tips and secrets for successful outdoor entertaining, plus my favorite outdoor table decor that is sure to wow your guests.

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Red, White & Blue Inspiration: 4th of July Outfit Ideas

Red, White & Blue Inspiration: 4th of July Outfit Ideas

The 4th of July is officially only one week away, so it’s time to start thinking about what you’re going to wear to those backyard cookouts, lake weekends, or whatever your plans are. Below, I’ve curated a boutique of styles to spark your 4th of July outfit ideas. I love red, white and blue, BBQ, apple pie and just a good ole’ USA celebration! Unfortunately, most firework shows are cancelled but maybe you could have some sparklers in your backyard. After all, it’s America’s birthday!

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June Closet Try-On & Favorite Products

June Closet Try-On & Favorite Products

Let’s talk all things that I’m loving in JUNE! This month I want to show you all of my favorite looks from my closet shots. Summer is here, so now is the time to get the latest looks to elevate your summer wardrobe. I also included my favorite products from the month. I discovered a few new brands too. AND… I was just a guest on an Instagram Live (about my Outlander obsession, of course) so I’m thinking I might start doing Instagram Live once a week as a series. Ok, let’s dive in to the June closet try-on & favorite products.

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Favorite Trips in the US

Favorite Trips in the US

Since we can travel again, I thought what better time than to round up my favorite trips in the US? Most of these vacations are within driving distance, so you don’t have to fly if you are not comfortable yet. Nothing like a summer road trip! It is also the perfect time to start planning your trips for 2021. Last year, I attended the Dallas Travel & Adventure Show and learned TONS of insider tips and tricks for booking travel. Be sure to read up on all of them here.  Another resource that is fantastic is The Points Guy. He is great about listing the latest travel news and country openings so that you can maximize your adventures. OK, let’s go on our US adventure!

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Embroidered Summer Dresses

Embroidered Summer Dresses

Guess what day it is? National Pink Day! What better way to celebrate than to wear pink?? Today I will highlight beautiful embroidered summer dresses and how to style them. There is something so feminine and chic about an embroidered dress. Be sure to read all the way through to see all of my favorite embroidered dresses and tops for summer. Happy #NationalPinkDay!

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Tips & Tricks on growing tomatoes and herbs in your backyard

Tips & Tricks on growing tomatoes and herbs in your backyard

Happy Monday! I hope everyone had a wonderful Father’s Day weekend. Pete and I just relaxed, enjoyed meals out at restaurants and started season 3 of Yellowstone.

Recently, I redid my outdoor patio furniture – read about how I did it without breaking the bank here – so I want to spend as much time enjoying the patio as possible. I discovered gardening as something to do during quarantine, and it has become a relaxing and fun activity that allows me to enjoy my new outdoor space. Better yet, it provides fresh, organic ingredients to make some amazing recipes. One of those recipes is a tomato, mozzarella, basil salad. Today, let’s look at this fresh seasonal salad you can make with your home garden ingredients. Now let’s talk about tips & tricks on growing tomatoes and herbs in your backyard. Pete’s giving away his secrets…

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All the Summer Time Feels & Style Must-Haves

All the Summer Time Feels & Style Must-Haves

It’s officially summer (well it is tomorrow)! Time to bring those bright and light colors out of the closet for their day in the sun. In today’s post, I’ve curated a boutique of summer style must-haves that will give you all the summer time feels. With all of the outdoor dining and activities, you need these summer items. Make sure you check out last week’s post featuring backyard summer staycation essentials. Let’s talk about all the summer time feels and style must-haves. Also, there is a huge sale round-up on the blog today.

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Life in Linen

Life in Linen

Summertime means easy and breezy fashion. The goal is to look chic, while also remaining cool in the summer sun. The best fabric to accomplish this is LINEN. Summer means that I live my life in linen. Now I know what you’re thinking… doesn’t it wrinkle immediately? Today let’s look at all of these pieces for a simple, pulled together outfits that are the perfect addition to your summer wardrobe. Click through to see the other pieces I am featuring…

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Brand Spotlight: SkinCeuticals

Brand Spotlight: SkinCeuticals

There are so many skincare options out there, but which skincare products are worth the investment? It is hard to know! I love SkinCeuticals skincare products because they work for all skin types. Another perk is that their product is backed by science to ensure that your skin is getting the best ingredients for flawless and healthy skin. While I have been a longtime fan of C E Ferulic Vitamin C Serum, check out the other products I love.

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Refreshing Summer Cocktail

Refreshing Summer Cocktail

There’s nothing more enjoyable on a hot summer day than an ice cold drink. It is officially pool season, so we need all of the refreshing beverages! Today we will look at a fun twist on a classic drink. They are perfect to enjoy during your backyard staycation or a poolside happy hour. Since most of us are still practicing social distancing, outdoor events are a must this summer. What’s better than serving your guests a refreshing summer cocktail? Don’t forget that 4th of July is rapidly approaching. This is the perfect addition to your holiday menu. Ok, let’s look at this easy and crowd-pleasing recipe.

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