Elevate Everyday http://elevate-everyday.com Sharing ideas to inspire to celebrate the delightful details of everyday life Wed, 26 Jul 2017 01:51:50 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.8 http://elevate-everyday.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/cropped-elevate-v-32x32.jpg Elevate Everyday http://elevate-everyday.com 32 32 75121102 Nordstrom Cafe Copy Cat Recipe Round Up http://elevate-everyday.com/nordstrom-cafe/ http://elevate-everyday.com/nordstrom-cafe/#respond Wed, 26 Jul 2017 01:51:50 +0000 http://elevate-everyday.com/?p=5455 The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale is in full-swing and you may have stopped into Nordstrom Cafe to do some carb loading to refuel! Hopefully you’ve already gotten some incredible deals. If you’ve missed out, check out my favorites: #Nsale Date Night Style and Nordstrom Giveaway 4 Dressy Nordstrom Anniversary Sale Looks #nsale The BEST Casual Nordstrom Anniversary […]

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The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale is in full-swing and you may have stopped into Nordstrom Cafe to do some carb loading to refuel! Hopefully you’ve already gotten some incredible deals. If you’ve missed out, check out my favorites:

Don’t forget to enter the giveaway in the Date Night Style post for your chance to win a $50 gift card to Nordstrom!

With all of the incredible deals you’re getting at the #nsale, you’re bound to get hungry! Nordstrom Cafe has some delicious items on their menu that are perfect for a mid-shopping stop. But if you’re shopping from home and waiting for your packages to arrive on your front porch, you’ll miss out of the delicious food! Don’t worry, I’ve rounded up all the best Nordstrom Cafe Copycat recipes!

 

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Because life is short…let’s start with dessert first!

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Nordy Bars are a long-time favorite and judging by the recipe, I can understand why! Who wouldn’t want butterscotch and chocolate deliciousness!? Make these ASAP – trust me!

Nordstrom CafeAnd when you are done stuffing your face with brownies, this Cilantro Lime Chicken Salad is light and refreshing.

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Nordstrom CafeI was skeptical of bread pudding for a very long time… and then I discovered the magic and now I’m in love. This White Chocolate Bread Pudding is absolutely incredible and worth the effort for SURE!

Nordstrom CafeI’ll be honest… farro isn’t a normal part of my life. But this Farro Salad is 100% incredible. It seems so much more complicated than it actually is. It’s filling, delicious, and healthy.

 

What are you eating at Nordstrom Cafe to keep your strength up for the #nsale??

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Let’s Get Cozy With These Nordstrom Pajamas & Workout Finds http://elevate-everyday.com/nordstrom-pajamas/ http://elevate-everyday.com/nordstrom-pajamas/#respond Sun, 23 Jul 2017 21:18:56 +0000 http://elevate-everyday.com/?p=5446 By now your newsfeed is filled with super stylish, ultra trendy Fall fashions from the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale, but where all the comfy clothes?  I mean school is about to start which means lots of leggings and pajamas that look like real clothes.  Am I right?!  Check out my favorite Nordstrom Pajamas and Workout finds […]

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By now your newsfeed is filled with super stylish, ultra trendy Fall fashions from the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale, but where all the comfy clothes?  I mean school is about to start which means lots of leggings and pajamas that look like real clothes.  Am I right?!  Check out my favorite Nordstrom Pajamas and Workout finds from the #nsale.

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After that hop over to these other sale rounds ups: Casual | Date Night | Dressy and enter to win a $50 Nordstrom Gift Card HERE.

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This sweatshirt is one of the most clicked items of the Nsale so far and for good reason!  Who doesn’t love fries and sweatshirts that hide our fry belly.  Wearing an Xsmall.

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I will admit that I was a little scared to try on anything with mesh, but I’m obsessed with these mesh insert moto leggings.  They have a high waist so they will also assist in holding in the extra helping of fries.  Wearing an Xsmall.

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Tennis shoes are like the sandal of Fall, or so I keep telling myself.  These black leather Nikes will be on repeat since they won’t get dirty like lighter, cloth tennis shoes.  These are also one of the most clicked sale items and under $100!

These Nordstrom Pajamas and workout finds below are going fast, so click and shop now so you can get the size and color you want.

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#Nsale Date Night Style and Nordstrom Giveaway http://elevate-everyday.com/nordstrom-sale-date-night-giveaway/ http://elevate-everyday.com/nordstrom-sale-date-night-giveaway/#comments Fri, 21 Jul 2017 08:21:17 +0000 http://elevate-everyday.com/?p=5329 We’ve put together some outfits for casual outings and more formal affairs, but today we are going to talk date night outfits!  Make sure you make it to the bottom of this post and enter to win a $50 gift card to do your own Nordstrom Anniversary Sale shopping!  Date night happens to be my […]

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We’ve put together some outfits for casual outings and more formal affairs, but today we are going to talk date night outfits!  Make sure you make it to the bottom of this post and enter to win a $50 gift card to do your own Nordstrom Anniversary Sale shopping!  Date night happens to be my favorite night of the week…or month if things get busy and dates go on the back burner.  I’ve got you covered for more casual dates and more dressy dates and really you could wear these for anything and probably be just fine.  These items are all part of the Early Access of section of the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale so we are talking up to 50% off brand NEW styles!

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Movie Night Style…keep warm and cozy for those cold theaters.  These distressed jeans are just as comfortable as my joggers, no really!  The denim has been worked in so well that they are light and flexible and perfect for sitting through your favorite flick.  The tie sides of this sweatshirt dress it up and give it some detail while these boots…well, they are just Fall perfection!

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Distressed Jeans: ultra relaxed fit, size down 1 size, wearing a 24 | Tie Up Sweatshirt: regular fit, wearing a small | Cross Buckle Booties: true to size, wearing a 7

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Running Errands & Ice Cream Night…you know you count this one!  We give ourselves credit for anytime we leave the house without kids, even it’s for grocery shopping.  Who’s with me?!  This side knot sweatshirt has a relaxed neck and soft, thin texture which makes you look pulled together without trying too hard.

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Side Knot Sweatshirt: relaxed fit, wearing a small | Same Distressed Jeans from before | Cross Buckle Booties again

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Country Concert…grab your dancing boots and party top.  You can never have enough great pairs of flat boots, Uggs got it right with these ones.  How fun is the side ruffle on this top?!  All the flannel wearing country chicks will be asking you where you got it.  This dark was denim by Paige is heavenly and sucks in all the right bits.

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Ruffle Side Top: regular fit, wearing a small | Paige Denim Skinny Jeans: runs small, size up 1 size, wearing a 26 | Ugg Boots: true to size, wearing a 7

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Cooking Class…elastic pants are always a must when going out to a meal.  These black leggings are a dream!  My favorite part is the seam that goes down the front and back.  This is the side knot sweater from above in a rich mustard yellow…HELLO Fall!  I didn’t think I’d be into these pointed toe booties, but boy do they look great with these leggings!

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Side Knot Sweater: true to size, wearing a small | Front Seam Leggings: super stretchy, size down for a little extra help, wearing an Xsmall | Pointed Toe Booties: fit snug, size up a half size, wearing a 7.5

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Here’s a real look at the elastic waist of the leggings, I love that they come up high enough to pull in my Mama tummy.

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Starbucks & Chill…If you are looking for a low key night with a cup of something warm and your main man then this is the outfit you need in your life.  How cute is the V cut out in the back of this high low Free People sweater?!  Obsessed!

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Free People Turtle Neck: ultra relaxed fit, size down, wearing an Xsmall | Same leggings and booties from above

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Birthday Bash…This fun pleated, peplum sweater give perfect opposition to this slim legging look.  The straight fit is super flattering in the tummy area and covers your bum just enough without looking frumpy.

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Stripe Peplum Sweatshirt: true to size, wearing a small | Same leggings and booties from above

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I added this amazing band jacket for fun!  Love the metallic detail with the stripes!

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Amusement Park…these tennies will keep you going all night long and the elastic leggings will be your best friend when you go for that second churro and extra ice cream cone.

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Same Peplum top as above, different color | Same leggings as above | My Favorite Converse: true to size, wearing a 7

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Now that you have made a shopping list of your own for the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale, how about we get you some spending cash!  Enter to win a $50 Gift Card to Nordstrom using the form below.  Good luck!

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4 Dressy Nordstrom Anniversary Sale Looks #nsale http://elevate-everyday.com/nsale-dressy/ http://elevate-everyday.com/nsale-dressy/#respond Thu, 20 Jul 2017 01:26:50 +0000 http://elevate-everyday.com/?p=5356 The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale is the sale to end all sales – get current fall pieces at fantastic deals. Shopping starts on July 21st and runs through August 6th, but you can shop early access if you have a Nordstrom Credit or Debit card!  I tried on tons of styles and these were the clear […]

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The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale is the sale to end all sales – get current fall pieces at fantastic deals. Shopping starts on July 21st and runs through August 6th, but you can shop early access if you have a Nordstrom Credit or Debit card!  I tried on tons of styles and these were the clear winners!  Don’t forget to check out the BEST Casual Nordstrom Sale Looks!  When I’m investing in wardrobe pieces I am always on the look out for ones that can multi task.  These 4 Dressy Nordstrom Anniversary Sale looks can be worn to all kinds of events.  From a wedding to date night to church and running errands, you can dress them down or up to fit your needs.

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Keeping it Cozy…you can never have too many GREAT jackets!  This one is great with jeans or over a dress.
Nordstrom Anniversary SaleBlush pink ruffled peacoat: wearing a small, fits true to size

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Timeless Slip Dress…it worked in middle school and it’s still a classic 20 years later.  Oh wait, I may be dating myself lol

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Cotton Slip Dress: wearing a small, fits true to size | Cotton Tee: relaxed fit, wearing a small

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Leather Vest (will be wearing this with EVERYTHING): ultra relaxed fit, size down, wearing an Xsmall

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Coral Top: fits true to size, wearing an Xsmall, would have sized up to small if it was in stock | Navy Leather Skirt: fits true to size, wearing a size 4

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Nordstrom Anniversary SaleDressing it down with this distressed jean jacket: fits ultra relaxed, size down, wearing a size 8 (ordered a 4)

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This blazer is another one of my favorite Nsale finds.  It fits perfectly and is under $70.  Wearing a small

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Cold Shoulder Midi Must Have – This dress is perfect a nice dinner out or your cousin’s wedding and comes in some fantastic floral prints too!
Nordstrom Anniversary SaleMidi Dress: fits true to size, wearing a small

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This is not your average clearance sale full of off-trend pieces from two seasons ago so hop on it and get to shopping!

Don’t forget to check out the BEST Casual Nordstrom Sale Looks!

 

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The BEST Casual Nordstrom Anniversary Sale Looks http://elevate-everyday.com/nsale-casual/ http://elevate-everyday.com/nsale-casual/#comments Wed, 19 Jul 2017 18:25:04 +0000 http://elevate-everyday.com/?p=5327 The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale (also known as the #nsale) and it’s better than Christmas!  All the BEST Fall trends for literally half the price.  You can usually score deals on items like this when each season wraps up, but to be able to get them on sale BEFORE the season even starts is amazing!  This […]

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The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale (also known as the #nsale) and it’s better than Christmas!  All the BEST Fall trends for literally half the price.  You can usually score deals on items like this when each season wraps up, but to be able to get them on sale BEFORE the season even starts is amazing!  This is the time to refresh your closet and get a new pair of great jeans, ankle booties, sweaters and more.  Here are my favorite picks for casual looks, make sure to read till the end for info on how to win a $50 Nordstrom Gift Card.

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First up…striped cotton tee and jeans.  Stripes are my favorite “neutral” and nikes are my favorite “slippers”.

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Stripe Tee: true to size, wearing a small | Skinny Jeans: stretchy and true to size, wearing a 25 | Black Nikes: so comfy and true to size, wearing a 7

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I tried on this band jacket as a joke…well, joke’s on me cause I fell in love and it came home with me.  Fits true to size, wearing a small.

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Sweaters are a girl’s best friend and this ruffled number pairs perfectly with these metallic flats.

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Sheer Ruffle Back Sweater: fits true to size, wearing a small and cream tank under | Same great jeans from above | Pewter Metallic Flats: actually comfortable and true to size, wearing a 7

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I wanted to hate this jacket too because I already have a leather jacket in black, but brown….I didn’t have.  This one fits really slim and isn’t too thick or bulky, plus its so soft I just want to snuggle it.

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Brown Leather Bomber Jacket: fits true to size, wearing a small

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I couldn’t help but throw this leather vest on top.  I bought one at last year’s nsale and had buyers remorse so I returned it.  I’ve had returner’s remorse ever since.  I almost screamed when I saw it this year.

Nordstrom Anniversary Sale   This leather vest  is very relaxed so size down.  This is an Xsmall.

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Loved this sheer ruffled sweaters so much that I grabbed it in grey too!

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Then I threw this cream cardigan on top.  I have a bit of a ruffle obsession this year.  I don’t have a baby to dress in ruffles anymore, so I’m taking one for the team.

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Cream Ruffle Cardigan: true to size, wearing a small

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Last year, the most purchased item I shared was a pair of Vince Camuto peep toe booties and these are the new version for this year.  I am loving all the detail in them and the leather is as soft as can be!

Vince Camuto Booties: fit true to size, wearing a 7

I don’t care what the shirt says…if it says anything about fries…I’m totally in.  I love the fit of this sweatshirt!  It’s not too baggy so you can pull it off as regular clothes!

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Fries Before Guys Sweatshirt: slim, relaxed fit, I sized down, but you would rock your regular size if you want extra room.  Wearing a size Xsmall.

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This sweatshirt might as well have been made of unicorns and clouds because it was the softest thing I’ve ever felt.

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Super Loved Sweatshirt: So comfy, relaxed fit, wearing a small

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The detail in this 3/4 sleeve hoodie is so sweet!  I’m a sucker for those white ruffles in the back!

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Ruffle Hoodie: relaxed fit, true to size, wearing a small

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When you find the perfect black stripe tee, you also buy it in grey!  Love this scoop neckline and pocket!  I have seen this style of bootie around the interwebs and didn’t think I’d be a fan.  Wrong again…love em!

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Same tee from above, different color | Amazing Laser Cut Bootie: true to size wearing a 7

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The price tag on this cardigan may give you a minor shock, but it’s amazing and so soft!  I tried really really hard not to fall in love, I really did.

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Cashmere Cardigan: like wrapping a baby chick around you, true to size, wearing a small

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Loved the ties on the arms of this cardigan and the deep navy color.

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Drape Front Cardigan: true to size, wearing a small

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Then proceeded to fall in love with this one too…I really hope we have a cold Fall this year cause I’ll be bundling up regardless.

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Cashmere Cardigan: true to size, wearing a medium, ordered a small

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I can not get enough of these t-shirt dresses, best part is that they can go from Summer to Fall with the addition of boots and a cardigan.

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Jersey Dress: super relaxed fit, size down 2 sizes, wearing a zero

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Threw this amazing navy blazer on top!  This is a jacket you will see on me a ton this Fall!

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Navy Blazer: slim fit, true to size, wearing a small

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Hope you enjoyed a look at the first of many amazing Nordstrom Anniversary sale posts…up next, 4 dressy looks to love.  Click over to my Nsale date night looks post to enter to win a $50 Nordstrom Gift Card.

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Simple Bedroom Makeover on a Budget http://elevate-everyday.com/bedroom-makeover/ http://elevate-everyday.com/bedroom-makeover/#respond Mon, 17 Jul 2017 03:32:59 +0000 http://elevate-everyday.com/?p=4954 I’m so excited to share my bedroom makeover with you today! It was less than $200 and turned out so great!! I got everything at TJ Maxx and had such a great time finding the right pieces at such a great price!! I’ve shown you everything you need to know about how to makeover your […]

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I’m so excited to share my bedroom makeover with you today! It was less than $200 and turned out so great!! I got everything at TJ Maxx and had such a great time finding the right pieces at such a great price!!

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I’ve shown you everything you need to know about how to makeover your bedroom on a budget in this video.  These simple to follow steps will keep you on track to getting major bang for your buck.  To shop similar items from the video, check out the links at the bottom of this page.

 

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Pasea Resort and Spa Birthday Staycation http://elevate-everyday.com/pasea-resort-spa-birthday-staycation/ http://elevate-everyday.com/pasea-resort-spa-birthday-staycation/#respond Thu, 13 Jul 2017 02:21:14 +0000 http://elevate-everyday.com/?p=5068 My birthday was back in May and while my husband preposed a trip to Arizona, I really wanted to stay local so I could spend party of my celebration with our kids.  We chose to do an adult weekend “away” at the Pasea Resort and Spa just blocks from our home.  Staycations are amazing because […]

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My birthday was back in May and while my husband preposed a trip to Arizona, I really wanted to stay local so I could spend party of my celebration with our kids.  We chose to do an adult weekend “away” at the Pasea Resort and Spa just blocks from our home.  Staycations are amazing because they take no travel time and you can run home if you forget anything.  Staycations at Pasea Resort and Spa are like a dream!  It’s by far our favorite place to stay.

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I wanted to share some tips on how to make the most out of your stay, because you really do need to take a trip here.  Check out this video and I’ll tell you exactly why!

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This art in the lobby is made from flip flops!!!  Genius and beautiful!  My top is from Old Navy (similar here) and shorts are from Target Girls section (similar here, wearing xl).  My wedges are from Shoe Dazzle and so comfy!

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The food at Pasea is amazing!!!  My favorite is the smoothie bowl, ask for extra granola!

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The BLT salad came in this darling little box.

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We ran next door to Pacific City a couple times to grab dessert.  Pop Bar is amazing because you get to custom dip your favorite flavor.

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Han’s Homemade Ice Cream is another favorite at Pacific City.  This Twinkie Ice Cream was out of this world delicious.  Went back for seconds the next day.

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The hubby cleans up pretty well don’t ya think?!

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I went light and casual for birthday dinner.  Jeans (40% 0ff!!) | Top (similar here 40% off) | Shoes

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I did a double french braid on both sides of my hair and pinned it all back together in a messy bun.  This lasted me all day, such a great style for Summer time!

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This was such a fun trip, we can not wait to go back again!  Where is your favorite place for a staycation?

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DIY Unicorn Cupcake Kids Activity http://elevate-everyday.com/unicorn-cupcake/ http://elevate-everyday.com/unicorn-cupcake/#respond Wed, 12 Jul 2017 01:59:19 +0000 http://elevate-everyday.com/?p=5098 We hosted the Ultimate Unicorn birthday party for Kennedy a couple weeks ago at home, but I needed something special to send with her to celebrate as school.  I have an illness called “must make life harder than it has to be” so store bought cupcakes just wouldn’t work.  Anyone else like to make things […]

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We hosted the Ultimate Unicorn birthday party for Kennedy a couple weeks ago at home, but I needed something special to send with her to celebrate as school.  I have an illness called “must make life harder than it has to be” so store bought cupcakes just wouldn’t work.  Anyone else like to make things way harder by being an over achiever?  I am in recovery so I actually did a store bought cupcake hack and this darling unicorn cupcake was the result.  Pretty darling right?!

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You will laugh at how easy these were to put together…I am going to say that this idea may be in my top 10 ideas of life.  I stopped at the super market and asked if they had any plain cupcakes with no decoration on them.  They looked at me funny for a second, but were happy to help me.  The darling girl even offered to do a custom pink frosting for me since they had some that had not been frosted yet.  2 dozen pink frosted cupcakes in hand…we went to the candy aisle…

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…then the cereal aisle.  I picked up any thing bright and rainbow colored to use as decorations.  The final touch was the bag of caramel Bugles that served as Unicorn Horns of course.

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I put all the items in disposable cupcake tins…perfect for tiny little fingers.

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We let them loose and they went to town creating the most darling little unicorn cupcake there ever was.  They had a ball and the teachers were excited to have a fun little activity for the kids to do.

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If you your little pumpkin is obsessed with all things unicorns and rainbow and candy…throw this activity on your Summer fun list and claim your title as best parent ever.

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Do you have any birthday celebration hacks you love?  I’m always looking for ways to help me on my road to “over-do-it-itis”.

Click here for more Unicorn inspiration

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Nordstrom Anniversary Sale 2017 | Top 3 tips! http://elevate-everyday.com/nordstrom-anniversary-sale-2017-top-3-tips/ http://elevate-everyday.com/nordstrom-anniversary-sale-2017-top-3-tips/#respond Mon, 10 Jul 2017 01:49:20 +0000 http://elevate-everyday.com/?p=5280 It is the most wonderful time of the year – Nordstrom Anniversary Sale! This is not your average clearance sale full of off-trend pieces from two seasons ago. To see what I’m talking about click over to these posts from last year’s sale: Nordstrom Anniversary Sale Picks  |  Nordstrom Anniversary Sale Splurges The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale is the […]

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It is the most wonderful time of the year – Nordstrom Anniversary Sale! This is not your average clearance sale full of off-trend pieces from two seasons ago. To see what I’m talking about click over to these posts from last year’s sale: Nordstrom Anniversary Sale Picks  |  Nordstrom Anniversary Sale Splurges

Nordstrom Sale

The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale is the sale to end all sales – get current fall pieces at fantastic deals. Shopping starts on July 21st and runs through August 6th so today I’m sharing my best tips for you to get the most out of this sale!

Tip #1 – Get Early Access!

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The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale officially begins July 21st but early access starts on July 13th for all Nordstrom Reward cardholders! It’s not too late to gain this early access – just sign up for a credit card here! (There’s also a debit card option!!) There are lots of different options and all include the benefit of early shopping!

Pro tip: You’ll also earn a $20 Nordstrom Note to use during the sale if you are approved by July 9th!

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Tip #2 – Shop online..and start today!

The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale is available both in stores and online, but why would you fight the crowds if you don’t have to?? Stay home and shop from your computer. Better yet, start now because the catalog is available online! You can start now by going through the catalog and marking the things you want to get once the sale is open!  Plus…sizes are limited in stores.  If you shop online you have a better chance of snagging the pieces you want most.

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Pro tip: When you shop online be sure to ship it to your local store. Just check the In-Store pick-up when you check-out online. When your order is ready to be picked up, you’ll get a text and you can pick it up at your convenience. Don’t have a Nordstrom near you? Don’t worry – Nordstrom offers free shipping and free returns!

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Tip #3 – Mark your calendar!

Here are some important dates to remember for the 2017 Nordstrom Anniversary Sale! Be sure to mark your calendars so you don’t miss a thing.

  • July 12 – Level 4 Cardholders have Early Access
  • July 13 – Early Access begins for all Nordstrom Reward cardholders
  • July 20 – Last day of Early Access!
  • July 21 – Nordstrom Anniversary Sale opens for everyone!
  • August 6 – LAST DAY TO SHOP!

Pro tip: Set an alarm on your phone or add a calendar event on your calendar with a reminder for 12 hours prior to the start of the sale. This way you’ll be ready with what you want and can dive in as soon as it opens for you!

Nordstrom Anniversary Sale

Want to read about last year’s sale?

Nordstrom Anniversary Sale Picks

Nordstrom Anniversary Sale Splurges

 

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The 4th of July is one of my most favorite holidays ever and it’s just hours away! I love grilling in the backyard, the smell of bug spray, and getting the kids glow sticks! It’s one night of the year that we abandon routine and let the kids stay up late to see fireworks.

4th of July treats

Treats for the 4th of July are both easy and so fun…even if you’ve waited to the last minute to plan! It’s normal food arranged to look like a flag or colored red, white, and blue! How much easier could you get?? Here are a few of my favorite last minute treats for the 4th of July!

Lego Gummy Candy

Let’s start with the kids!  These Red and Blue Lego Gummies are as much fun to make as they are to eat

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These Red White and Blue Rice Krispie Bites are as adorable as they are easy! Who doesn’t like rice krispie treats?! And they couldn’t be easier.

4th of July Treats

Patriotic Pretzel Bites combine salty and sweet – my favorite combination!! These are definitely more time-consuming than other treats, but you can easily get your kids to help you decorate!

4th of July Treats

These Marshmallow Popcorn Balls are an easy Patriotic twist on a really traditional treat! They are easy to make and delicious to eat!

4th of July Treats

4th of July Firecracker Jello cups aren’t just for kids! Friends of all ages will love these red, white, and blue jello cups!

4th of July Treats

Nothing says summer to me like popsicles and these Patriotic Popsicles are refreshing and probably the most healthy treat on our list! Just fruit and greek yogurt, this treat is great for younger kids or anyone looking for a low-sugar option!

You can throw this Easy Flag Fruit Dessert together so easily with a tray and a few simple ingredients. As far as I’m concerned, there cannot be enough fruit options at a summer party!

4th of July Treats

This drink takes a little extra touch so that the colors don’t mix, but the work is more than worth it for the reward – a beautiful Red, White, and Blue Patriotic Punch.  How do you celebrate the 4th of July? Do you love fireworks as much as I do? I don’t even mind the heat or the bugs because I love everything else so much!!!

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