Ivory VNeck Sweater / Jeans / Juliska Outdoor Dinner Plate / Similar Woven Placemat / Reed and Barton Musee Flatware / Juliska Isabella Acrylic Wine Glass / Juliska Basque Multi-Stripe Napkins / Bamboo Napkin Ring / Blue Cachpot with White Flowers / Center Floral Jar / Blue and White Cachpot

TGIF! As the weather begins to cool down (Hey, I’ll take the 90s!), I want to share this Blue and White Outdoor Tablescape and some colorful inspiration for Fall outdoor entertaining.

I don’t know about you, but it has been a wild start to the school year for us. Lots of fun but lots of busy!  I’m really looking forward to weekends this fall with cooler weather and lots of outdoor entertaining!  Fall is really when we get enjoy our outdoor living area. You can see a full reveal of ur outdoor living area in this post and the latest outdoor details here.

I created the colorful Blue and White Fall Tablescape using my favorite entertaining essentials: blue and white containers, Juliska outdoor dinnerware, Wood woven placemats and colorful stripe napkins. I love the colorful stripes and  coordinated

The blooming fall plants to create a colorful and relaxed centerpiece with my favorite blue and white containers. This one is my all time favorite.  You’ve also seen them in this tablescape for summer and here for July Fourth! Entertaining becomes very easy when you develop a formula that you can change with a new piece here or there.

Speaking of napkins, I am in love with these the custom monogrammed cocktail napkins from Dogwood Hill Design. The owner, Mia, was my daughters’ dance teacher and has this wonderful new business. Be sure to check Dogwood Hill Design for additions to your entertaining repertoire and gifts.

Another little switch that I did to my favorite batch cocktail for entertaining is updating my popular Strawberry Sangria recipe. Using the recipe, I used out pomegranate juice and blackberries instead of orange juice and strawberries to create a Pomegranate and Blackberry Sangria.

While I won’t be recreating this tablescape this weekend because I’m visiting my daughter in California, I will be recreating this again soon for friends.  I will be sharing some of our favorite places to be sure to follow along on Instagram. And then headed to Colorado on a girls trip. I’m so excited to spend time with friends and visit a place I’ve never been. Looking forward to cooler weather and hopefully some fall foliage!

I hope this inspires you to enjoy the fall outdoors and entertain friends and family.

Have a fabulous weekend!

XO

Alicia

Photos by Mary Hafner

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My Style

A fresh approach to classic style.
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!


Reader Style Survey 2020

Reader Style Survey 2020

Today, I would love your input on this Reader Style Survey!  As I’ve hinted, I’m working on a big style project.  It is one that will be quite time consuming on my part but it will help you with a question I get over and over again.

Top 50 Reader Favorites for 2019

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Happy Monday! Since I’ve started rounding up the top posts in each category, I thought it would be interesting to see what the top products were from 2019. These are the items that YOU clicked on, purchased the most, and loved! It has been so fun to see what you are all most interested in! 



Beauty

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

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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.

Tablescapes

Tips on setting a beautiful table.

Entertaining

Get inspired with entertaining tips.


Interiors

My Home

Welcome to my home. Enjoy the tour!

Interior Inspiration

All my favorite finds for beautiful, everyday living.

Travel

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.