Beach Hat by Barbara Cobb Sun Hats / My Pink One Shoulder Suit / Her Cabana Life Swim Set (get 20% off all Cabana Life with code Wood20)

Hello, from GORGEOUS St. Lucia!  Have you ever been on vacation and immediately been so relaxed you just can’t bring yourself to do a few things you’ve planned?  Well, that is how we feel here in St. Lucia!  This post should have gone out the day after we arrived but I’ve been so relaxed just enjoying the views and sweet family time!

I did want to pop in and officially put up my Out of Office virtual sign.  We are so happy to be here enjoying family time before our oldest goes to college in a few weeks.  I am so grateful to Inspirato for working out all the details on this trip after we had to postpone it for three weeks due to a family illness and then American Airlines delayed our flight so that we wouldn’t make the connection!  You can learn more about Inspirato here.  (Note that the giveaway is over but they do have more specials!)  We love being members and appreciate all they do to make travel seamless and truly a vacation!

I’ll be back mid next week with some great new content including What I Wore in St. Lucia, Tips on Moving your First Child to College and more.  If you have tips you’d like to share, I’d love to include them in this round up!  In the mean time, you can see all we are doing on my Instagram Stories.  My St. Lucia packing list is a great list for end of summer style and vacations.  So many items are now on sale including my suit above and with WOOD20 you receive 20% off at Cabana Life including my daughter’s suit/rash guard combo and more.  I love this brand!

Due to family circumstances, I’ve not done as many posts on the Nordstrom Sale this year but it is still going on.  Visit these posts to find my favorite items from the #Nsale.

Early Access Favorites

My Favorite Five Looks from the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale

Public Access Favorites + a Giveaway!

The Perfect Nude Lip for Summer + Best Beauty Exclusives

You can shop the categories individually on these pages on my site: Coats and JacketsDressesDenimShoes and BootsSweaters and Tops, Beauty and Handbags and Accessories.

TGIF and see you next week!



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My Style

A fresh approach to classic style.
Best Valentine’s Gifts for Her

Best Valentine’s Gifts for Her

Presenting the Best Valentine’s Day Gifts for Her. This is a boutique of gifts that YOU will love in a variety of prices HE will love, too!

Best Valentine’s Gifts for Him

Best Valentine’s Gifts for Him

Valentine’s Day is just a few weeks away so it’s time to start thinking about what to get the men in your life! No matter his style or hobby, I’ve found gifts sure to make him smile.

2020 Ski Chic Style Shop

2020 Ski Chic Style Shop

Our family took a trip to Telluride, Colorado over the holidays and had such a wonderful time! It’s those trips that our family will cherish forever. While I was there, I got a lot of questions about what I was wearing, so I thought it was time to share the 2020 Ski Chic Style Shop. With MLK Day, President’s Day, and spring break around the corner, you might be planning the perfect ski vacation. Which means you need the perfect ski outfit!


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

Clean Beauty Finds at Nordstrom

Clean Beauty Finds at Nordstrom

If you are looking to make the switch to Clean Beauty, Nordstrom’s Beauty Department is filled with great options to get you on your way to clean and beautiful. Including brands like Chantecaille, Kopari, Tata Harper, Sunday Riley, Mario Badescu, Deborah Lippmann and so much more!

Five Steps for an Anti-Aging Facial at Home

Five Steps for an Anti-Aging Facial at Home

I love my skin after a spa facial and always wish I could re-create it at home. I’ve perfected Five Steps for an Anti-Aging Facial at Home!

Best of 2019: Style, Beauty And Lifestyle

Best of 2019: Style, Beauty And Lifestyle

2019 was quite a year!  It has been so fun to look back at the most popular posts and all that happened on Alicia Wood Lifestyle and in our lives.  Today, I’m sharing the Best Blog Posts of 2019 for Style, Beauty and Lifestyle.  I’ll be sharing Home, Food/Entertaining and Travel next week.

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

Family favorites and seasonal menus.


Tips on setting a beautiful table.


Get inspired with entertaining tips.


My Home

Welcome to my home. Enjoy the tour!

Interior Inspiration

All my favorite finds for beautiful, everyday living.


Some of life's greatest treasures are memories through travel.

Have A Travel Challenge: Take a Cruise!

Have A Travel Challenge: Take a Cruise!

“Anything but a cruise!”   Maybe you feel the same way?  Believe me, I get it.  I had always said the same thing but my friend Kelly Gruber, founder of Sherry Lane Travel changed my mind and showed me how it solves a travel challenge! 

Best Of 2019: Travel

Best Of 2019: Travel

Our travel for 2019 was truly a dream come true!  Today, I’m sharing our travel from last year as a way to inspire your 2020 travel planning.

Wanderlust Wednesday: Best Gifts For The Traveler

Wanderlust Wednesday: Best Gifts For The Traveler

This is a little bit of a different Wanderlust Wednesday for you today! I’m sharing the next Gift Guide…Gifts For The Traveler! In this post, you’ll find the perfect travel gifts for yourself or someone one your list that travels for business and/or pleasure.