Cheers to You on My Birthday!

by | Dec 30, 2019 | About Me, LIfestyle | 16 comments

Alicia Wood, Dallas Fashion blogger, Dallas Lifestyle Blogger, Dallas Lifestyle Expert, Lilly Pulitzer Gold Dress, Lilly Pulitzer Adrena High Collar Shift Dress

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I can’t believe another year has passed!  Each year during the days that surround my birthday, I reflect on my blessings and the year that has just passed and dream about the year ahead.  Once again, I have so much to be thankful for: my family, friends, AWL team, partners and YOU!

While this past year has truly been a challenging one for me and for my family, there has also been so much joy through it all.  Nothing means more to me than my family.  My husband and I shared 24 Things about Us on our 24th Anniversary and can’t wait to celebrate 25 years of marriage in April.  Having this Godly man by my side who is willing to do the hard things as well as the fun things that push us out of our comfort zone, makes all the difference.  Being able to support him and our girls when we have hard times is easier knowing the Lord, Jesus Christ goes ahead of us and hems us in behind.  It is my hope that you personally know this as well.

Your support of the rebranding of The Lush List to Alicia Wood Lifestyle and how you have grown in numbers this year has kept me going when I wanted to hang it up for a bit.  This is my little happy place when things are hard and YOU make it possible!  Your encouraging comments, emails and messages on Instagram, lift my spirits and put a spring in my step on days I need it.  I truly hope this space does the same for you!

My goal is to inspire you to create memories with your family and friends through good food, entertaining at home and travel.  The style and beauty posts are the frivolous fun we all need.  Memories are the sweetest things we have to share with those we love.  We’ve been relaxing in Telluride this week after surprising the girls Christmas morning and creating more memories here to add to almost 16 years of memories we have as a family in this magical place.  It’s been a great week of fun and rest.

I look forward to sharing the exciting projects I have on the horizon for 2020 with you soon.  I am so thankful to my many retail partners that make this dream job possible.  Their support also means the world to me.  You can see these brands under the collaborations category.

My wonderful team (Kaitlyn – planning, post writing, website updating and more, Morgan – social media coordinator, Allison – PR, Audrie – fabulous photography, Maddie – branding design work and Marc – website guru) and I have some great plans for AWL in the coming year.  An email asking for your thoughts will be coming soon, so please be on the look out!  Until then, I wish you a wonderful end to 2019 and a fabulous 2020.

Much love and cheers to you on my birthday!

xo

Alicia

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16 Comments

  1. Barbara

    I truly enjoy your blog and look forward to the New Year. Happy Birthday.

    • Alicia

      Thank you so much, Barbara! I appreciate you as long-time reader and encourager!
      Have the best 2020!
      Alicia

  2. kay

    Happy Happy Birthday Precious Alicia! Happy day happy week happy year!!
    Love your posts and your frienship! So very proud of you!!!

    • Alicia

      Thank you, sweet Kay! You are a dear friend and great encouragement!
      Happy New Year to your sweet family!
      xoxo
      Alicia

  3. Karen

    Happy Birthday Alicia.. wishing you many Blessings. I have been so inspired by your blog.. Thank You for all the inspiration..

    • Alicia

      Karen
      Thank you so much for the birthday wishes. I love knowing you get inspiration from the blog.
      Stay tuned for more in 2020!
      xo
      Alicia

  4. Nicole

    Happy Birthday Alicia and a happy New Year!
    I always look forward for your new posts. This year I made some of your recipes (yummie!) and I also love your style so much. Not to forget the great travel posts. Thank you for your good work!

    • Alicia

      Nicole,
      Thank you so much! It makes me so happy when people try the recipes and love them. It is so nice to hear from readers and know they enjoy the different types of content. Stay tuned for much more in every category!
      xo
      Alicia

  5. Kim

    What a wonderful post, thanks for your honesty & being so transparent. I found your blog this year and I’m so glad that I did!

    • Alicia

      Kim,
      Thank you for your sweet comment. I try to share as much as I can while still maintaining a bit of privacy for our family. 🙂 I appreciate the time you spend here and I’m so glad you found me this year as well! Wishing you a wonderful 2020!
      xo
      Alicia

  6. Etti T

    Happy birthday to you! We share a birthday date…enjoy your day!
    Happy New Year!!!

    • Alicia

      Etti,
      Happy birthday and Happy New Year to you as well! I hope 2020 is a fabulous year for you!
      xo
      Alicia

  7. Etti Tamir

    Happy birthday to you!
    We share a birthday date.
    Have a happy new year!

  8. Lori

    I love seeing your smiling face in my inbox! Hope your birthday was great & that 2020 is the best year yet!

    • Alicia

      Thank you, Lori! So good to hear from you! I hope you have a fabulous 2020!
      xoxo
      Alicia

  9. Betty Krumbacher

    Happy Belated Birthday. Thank you for not being shy about sharing your faith.

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