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How to Wear Jeans to A Holiday Party

Happy December! I can't believe how quickly this year has flown by. With the end of the year comes tons of holiday parties, events, kids' school functions and more. So I wanted to share one of the most popular posts each to wear jeans to a holiday party!

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Five Christmas Party Looks You’ll Love + Holiday Style Shop

Today, I'm sharing something a bit different with Four Christmas Party Looks You'll Love + the new Holiday Style Shop.  I shared multiple looks with you last week with What to Wear for Thanksgiving and y'all loved it!  This post also has several options for both dressier and more casual holiday parties. 

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The Best Holiday Gift Guides For 2019

I am thrilled to present The Best Holiday Gift Guides for 2019! I'm releasing these a week early because I'm personally trying to get the gifts under the tree by December 7 so I can really enjoy the holidays with my family!

My team and I spent many, many hours curating these lists full of the best gifts for everyone on your list so that you don’t have to! They also help me with my holiday shopping. There are hundreds of fabulous gifts in these 15 guides and more will be added almost daily. 

Alicia Wood, Dallas Lifestyle Expert, Dallas Fashion Blogger

MEET ALICIA is a lifestyle destination for everyday living written by Alicia Wood. Alicia’s goal is create a timeless, fresh way to approach fashion, entertaining, beauty, design and travel.

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Best Gift Ideas for Him

Best Gift Ideas for Him

I did a poll on Instagram stories yesterday and your most requested gift guide was gifts for the men in your life. Today I present the Best Gifts for Him!

Whether your guy is an athlete, man of style, a technology guy, our golf fanatic or master chef, there is something on this list for him.  As always, this list includes items approved by my husband and things that are on his wish list this year.

The Best Personalized and Monogrammed Gifts for 2020

The Best Personalized and Monogrammed Gifts for 2020

I have loved seeing what you’ve purchased from I all of my 2020 Holiday Gift Guides. Because it takes a bit of planning, I’m sharing some of my favorite personalized and monogrammed gifts with you today!  When you give a personalized gift, it shows you selected a special gift just for them.

Best Gifts for Her + Best Beauty Gifts

Best Gifts for Her + Best Beauty Gifts

Today, I’m highlighting the Best Gifts for Her + Best Beauty Gifts Holiday Gift Guide.  Working on this Guide helps me to create my own list and find great gifts for my mom, friends and the girls!


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

Favorite Beauty Tools from Nordstrom

Favorite Beauty Tools from Nordstrom

As I have shared before one of my biggest skin care goals is to find non-invasive ways to look younger.  The BeautyBio GloPro and NuFace Trinity are two of my secret weapons in fighting the signs of aging and Nordstrom carries them and all my favorite add ons as well!

Beauty Find: City Lash and Beyond Mascara

Beauty Find: City Lash and Beyond Mascara

You know when your best friend compliments you three times in a row on your eyelashes, you are onto something! I’m excited to share my secret beauty find with you today: City Lash and Beyond Mascara by City 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

Family favorites and seasonal menus.


Tips on setting a beautiful table.


Get inspired with entertaining tips.


My Home

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Interior Inspiration

All my favorite finds for beautiful, everyday living.


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Packing Lists

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Get inspired with my holiday tablescapes, recipes & more!

The Ultimate Thanksgiving Menu and Grocery Shopping List

The Ultimate Thanksgiving Menu and Grocery Shopping List

Thanksgiving is almost here and now is the time to start planning your menu and deciding what you will be cooking. Whether you are celebrating with close loved ones or lucky enough to see extended family and friends, the printable Ultimate Thanksgiving Menu and Grocery Shopping List I’ve created will help make your planning easy!

77+ Cool Gifts For Teens and Tweens

77+ Cool Gifts For Teens and Tweens

Looking for unique gift ideas for teens and tweens? I’ve curated 77+ cool gifts for Christmas 2020 that they are guaranteed to love. These gifts are wished for or loved my by girls 11-18 with great recommendations for the guys from them and my hubby!