Christmas Inspiration

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Tips for Creating a Warm Welcome Home with Talbots

Our home is the hub of holiday activities with friends and family and I wouldn't have it any other way.  One of my goals for this holiday season is to be organized and relaxed when my guest arrive.  Today, I've partnered with Talbot's to share my tips for creating a Warm Welcome Home with you.

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Winter Frolic Christmas Tablescape with Juliska

Creating a festive table is one of my favorite things about any holiday or celebration.  I am excited to partner with Juliska to bring you this sweet Winter Frolic Christmas Tablescape.

Christmas Tablescape Ideas, Juliska Winter Frolic, Highland Park Pie Lady
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Beautiful Christmas Photo Cards from Minted

I love receiving beautiful Christmas photo cards in the mail. Finding the perfect card is easy with all of the beautiful Christmas photo cards from Minted. 

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Our Traditional Christmas Menu

Our Traditional Christmas Menu is filled with family favorites. I love how food brings our family together in the kitchen creating life-long memories, whether helping out or just chatting while others cook and bake, the kitchen is the hub of activity.

Traditional Christmas Menu, Recipes for Christmas, What to cook for Christmas Dinner

My Style

A fresh approach to classic style.

July Favorites Under $150

July Favorites Under $150

Friday is finally here! After a busy week of traveling, I’m excited to share that today’s post is a reader favorite…July Favorites Under $150! This month’s post is full of a little bit of everything. I’m sharing everything from active and loungewear to summer dresses and my must-have pair of sandals. Shop all of my monthly favorites under $150 in the boutique below.

Sale Alert: AWL x Southcott Collection Sale!

Sale Alert: AWL x Southcott Collection Sale!

In February, I shared with you the AWL x Southcott Travel Collection and the response was amazing!  So much so that we have great plans for the fall but today want to offer you the remaining pieces in this collection on SALE!


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

AWL Spring Boutiques

AWL Spring Boutiques

Happy May Day!  It is hard to believe April has come and gone! I’m a bit ready for a new season and to celebrate the gorgeous weather that is here to stay. 
Each season, I fill the AWL Boutiques with my favorite finds to inspire your personal style, keep you looking beautiful, decorate your home, fill your pantry and give the perfect gift!  These are updated constantly but get a major overhaul at the beginning of each season.  Whether you are new or one of my long-time readers, I wanted to be sure to let you know they are fully updated!

Colleen Rothschild Reward Sale!

Colleen Rothschild Reward Sale!

Beauty and self-care have been big topics as we are home right now.  Keeping with my beauty routine is helping me to feel “normal!”  Colleen Rothschild Beauty just announced their Rewards Sale and I wanted to be sure you knew the details and my favorite CR products!

Clean Beauty Focus + Gifts with Purchase at Nordstrom

Clean Beauty Focus + Gifts with Purchase at Nordstrom

I get a lot of questions about Clean Beauty, the products which products and where I get them. Nordstrom is a great source for clean beauty that is easily accessible.  They are still able to do curbside pick up in many locations.  They carry several of my favorite brands like Tata Harper, Chantecaille, BeautyBio, Arcona, Herbivore, Sunday Riley, Omorovicza, Jane Iredale and more.

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 created through travel.


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