White and Blue Tunic Dress c/o / Silver Hammered Hoop Earrings / Nude Sandals / Juliska Splatter Melamine Dinner Plate / Red Cloth Napkins / Bamboo Flatware / Wicker Placemats / Woven Table Runner /  Juliska Isabella Large and Small Acrylic TumblersJuliska Isabella Acrylic Pitcher / Similar Concrete Top Dining Table / Dining Chairs

Happy Monday!  I’m excited to have a fun break in the middle of the week with July 4th!  I’ve put together my favorite summer recipes that are perfect for July 4th all in this post for you.

Many of these recipes I’ll be making tomorrow in advance of entertaining which is one of my Summer Entertaining Tips.  Be sure to read this post for more of my entertaining tips!  I’m putting my chicken to marinate tonight.  They longer the better as far as this marinade goes.  You can get the marinade Amazon Prime 1-Day if you order quickly.

Also, don’t forget to check out the Best July 4th Sales.  I’ve been updating them all weekend long.  I’m getting ready for a few trips and have found somethings for the whole family!

Happy 4th!

xo

Alicia

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A few photos to whet your appetite! Full menu is below the photos.

Fresh Mozzarella Tomato and Basil SaladTraditional Ceviche recipe, Mexican White Fish Ceviche, Juliska Classic BambooGluten Free Peach Cobbler, Traditional Peach Cobbler, Old Fashioned Peach Cobbler

Patriotic Trifle, Red white and blue dessert, July 4th Dessert, Berry Trifle, 4th of July Dessert, Easy July 4th DessertCherry Pie, Skillet Pie, Dallas Food Blogger, Dallas Food Blog, Dallas Lifestyle Blog, Dallas Fashion Blog, Fresh Cherries, How to make a skillet pie

Best BBQ Chicken – This is one of my first posts!

Grilled Corn on the Cobb

Grilled Bruchetta with fresh toppings

Traditional Ceviche with Tortilla Chips or these amazing grain-free chips!

Cherry Skillet Pie

Peach Cobbler

Patriotic Trifle

Tomato, Mozzarella and Basil Salad with Balsamic Glaze (Get the Glaze at Trader Joe’s)

Ice Cold Watermelon with Tajin

Raspberry Lemonade

French Rose Champagne Sangria, Strawberry Sangria or White Peach Sangria

Best Frozen Margaritas – My hubby’s take on a “Mambo Taxi”

 

Photos by Mary Hafner, Megan Weaver, Beckley + Co and my iPhone

 

 

My Style

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21 Sweaters For Winter

21 Sweaters For Winter

The holidays are quickly approaching and the cold winter temperatures are here. There’s nothing I love more than a pretty sweater and jeans during the holidays and winter. Today, I’m sharing 21 sweaters that are perfect for winter. Including sweaters you can wear for Thanksgiving, Christmas, or just casual winter days.


My Favorite Cozy Piece | Cuyana Cape + A Giveaway!

My Favorite Cozy Piece | Cuyana Cape + A Giveaway!

We’ve been having a bit of a cold snap and crazy temps so instead of changing multiple times a day, I grab one cozy favorite every day: My Cuyana Wrap.


My Favorite Five: Classic Coats Everyone Needs

My Favorite Five: Classic Coats Everyone Needs

My Favorite Five today features Five Classic Coats Everyone Needs. With these classics in your closet, you’ll always be perfectly dressed.



Beauty

Discover Alicia's clean beauty favorites and skin care routines.

Nordstrom Beauty Discovery: Cle de Peau Concealer

Nordstrom Beauty Discovery: Cle de Peau Concealer

It’s easy to get in a routine when it comes to make up.  My need for a new concealer lead me back to an old favorite and the discovery of some new products from Cle de Peau.

For years, I used the cult favorite concealer from this fabulous brand. I discovered it as a new mom with tired eyes and dark circles. It was my go -o for years. Now as a mom of teenagers, I feel like those dark circles have returned!


Colleen Rothschild Friends & Family Sale!

Colleen Rothschild Friends & Family Sale!

Colleen Rothschild is having an amazing sale! You can get 25% off everything during their Friends & Family Sale! It ends 10/27 so make sure you get your favorites fast. Items will sell out. Use code FALL25 to get the discount!

AWL Fall Beauty Boutique + Weekend Sales

AWL Fall Beauty Boutique + Weekend Sales

I’ve loved your response to the Alicia Wood Lifestyle Fall Boutiques! Each week I’ll highlight one of the boutiques starting with Fall Beauty.



Food & Entertaining

Here you'll find delicious recipes for just about any occasion. The perfect, most delicious recipe is just minutes away, as well as the essentials for entertaining with style and ease.

Food & Recipes

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Tablescapes

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Travel

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Three Tips For Planning The Perfect Safari With Natural World Safaris

Three Tips For Planning The Perfect Safari With Natural World Safaris

We were so honored to be hosted by Natural World Safaris in April on our first trip to South Africa. Since then, I have received countless messages asking for more details and how we planned the trip. Today, I’m sharing three tips on how to plan the perfect safari!

How to Pack in A Carry On for A Week

How to Pack in A Carry On for A Week

On my recent girls trip, my friends couldn’t believe I had packed in a carry on and tote for 8 days! I’m sharing Tips on How to Pack in a Carry On for a Week with you today!


Wanderlust Wednesday: Viceroy Sugar Beach in St. Lucia

Wanderlust Wednesday: Viceroy Sugar Beach in St. Lucia

As you’ve probably seen on my Instagram and Instagram Stories, we just returned from an incredible week at the Viceroy Sugar Beach in St. Lucia.  This must be the most beautiful place we’ve ever been and just what the doctor ordered for our family!