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Shalice Noel

Outfit 1 Tee, Jeans, Mules and Clare V tote, coin necklace

Outfit 2 Tee, Jeans, Mules, Clare V tote, coin necklace

Outfit 3 Leopard top, jeans, mules, Clare V tote, coin necklace

Outfit 4 Knit worn in XL, mules, and Clare V tote, coin necklace

Outfit 5 Faux Leather Jacket, tee, Kut jeans, mules and Clare V tote, coin necklace

Mules use code SHALICE15 for 15% off my mules

I don’t love back to school frenzy but I secretly love all the prep and new gear! The kids share this joy with me. I bought the kids new Trapper Keepers, backpacks and jeans from Walmart. I had a blast from the past when I bought the Trapper Keepers home. I used to have one in junior high. Such good memories staying organized and “cool.” Now, my kids get to experience it.

See my picks below for starting off the year right:

Girls backpack // Girls Jeggings // Girls $3 tanks // Girls tees // // Boys backpacks // Trapper Keeper and this one / Notebooks // My cardigan // Boys jeans // Brooks’ shirt // Boys shoes // Boys Henley // Desktop Calendar //

Back to School for moms

Back to School for kids

Back to School Gear

Thank you Walmart for sponsoring this post!

6 items you need from the NSALE

1.VINCE COATIGAN

2. TALL BOOTS

3. SHORT BOOTS

4. CLARE V TOTE BAG

5. BEIGE KNIT (I also like this one)

6. BEIGE RUANA

Men’s shorts fit is tts // Vince cardigan – I got a small in camel and grey // Zip mini skirt in caramel sz 26//

Tank $19 // Tall boots in tortilla suede // Short booties tts // Jeans sz 26 // Stripe Tee $19! // Hat //

Flannel in small // Coin necklace

I went to Nordstrom near us and previewed the sale. I brought Reid and Levi and it was fun! Reid picked up some shorts and I picked up two Vince cardigans. I realized after today, if you just get one item, let it be the VINCE CARDIGAN. Which is your fave?

Tank // Mules use code SHALICE15 for 15% off // Jeans size 26

1 CLARE V 2 T3 CURLER 3 NUBODY 4 SUNGLASSES 5 STAUD BOOTS 6 BOOTIES 7. BLANKET 8. KNIT in BEIGE // 9. KNEE HIGH BOOTS // 10. CALPAK 11. SPANX

1 RL Pack of shirts 2 Tee shirt 4 Shorts 5 Watch 6 Sunglasses 7 Boots 8 P448 9 No Show socks 10 Levi’s jeans 11 Belt

Shop my insta below:

Dress in small // Mules // Fedora

Flowy top from the NSALE // Jeans // Boots from the NSALE

Sailor pants // Modal tee in xxs // Bag // NSALE booties shown in tortilla

Boots from the NSALE // Top // Shorts // Sunglasses

Cut out Sweater // Shorts

Tank // Jeans // Sunglasses

These sneakers are so cute! // This faux leather jacket comes in brown and great with black jeans. Tie Dye Sweater, my girls LOVE these colors! // NASA tee // My second daughter loves this puffer for our trip to the Blue Ridge mountains // Super soft fleece sweatshirt for play or travel! // Smocked top // Atalie wanted her own tall boots // Cute North Face jacket //

How cute is this blazer for church? // Insulated boots for winter, think ahead! // Water resistant coat // Two piece pajamas! // Stretch jeans // Polo in black and gray! // Converse in white and black // Tee for $9.90! // Boy’s tie dye tee shirt

Sweater dress // Chain sandals // Bag

These Levi’s ribcage jeans are $30 off

This wool blend wrap coat sold out fast but it will be back. I think lots of people in the beginning buy multiple sizes and will eventually return one.

This True and Co bra is $28 and SO incredibly soft just as they say!

This Barefoot Dreams Cardigan is incredibly soft.

I can’t believe the biggest shopping day of the year is among us. Today at 3am EST early Access shopping opens for Icon level cardmembers. Not sure what level cardholder that you are? Log onto your Nordstrom account for more information. I will do try-on’s tomorrow sharing my favorite pieces. Don’t forget, if you’re in between sizes, get two, reach for investment pieces, those will go first, buy now and return sizes later. Items go fast, so if there’s something you’re eying add to cart and check out. I’ve shopped many times and an item will disappear out of the cart because I waited too long!

Hope those tips help you shop most efficiently. It’s also a great time to shop for Christmas gifts. I’ve been shopping this sale since 2015, and still love the rag + bone boots I scored many years ago. Forward any questions, shalice@shalicenoel.com.

Cheers!

Shalice

Happy Friday! The sale is public 7/28, but in the meantime, you can “shop” via adding these items to your WISHLIST. If you’re a Nordstrom card holder, you can shop early. Which are your favorites?

1.Clare V tote

2. T3 curler

3. NuBody

4. Like Celine sunglasses (Don’t want to wait? Find them here NOW)

5. Staud black boots

6. Short tan boots

7. Barefoot dreams blanket

8. Sweater in beige (or find it here NOW)

9. Tan tall boots

10. Calpak Luggage

11. Spanx leggings

Today is the day of the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale Preview! I noticed a lot of similar items from last year on the NSALE this year, so if you missed it, here’s your second chance! I have my eye on the Clare V tote, True and co. bras, this Free people sweater in beige, knit ruana for me and Barefoot dream blanket for gifts. I’ll round up some of my beauty and shoe faves on upcoming posts.

Click HERE to learn more about the closet renovation. When we aren’t dreaming up renovations, we’re watching a new show, The Durrells in Corfu, so good! As for the NSALE, here’s my tips to shopping below:

Tip #1 START YOUR WISHLIST NOW

Tip #2 Once you can shop, order 2 sizes if you’re on the fence, see this post for more tips

Hi! This month is the MONTH, the mack daddy of sales, it’s one that I shop for the whole family, YAY! See my past posts on the sale for more shopping tips, HERE.

1. Who?

  • Preview day is July 6th
  • Nordstrom Card Holders get access to “Early Access”, also known as first dibs on e v e r y t h i n g. Not a Nordy Club member? Sign up here! Below are the dates each level can begin to shop…..
  • Icon July 12th, Ambassador July 14th, or influencer July 16th.
  • This year the sale will start at 3am EST
  • Are you a card holder? Read more info below:

Earn at least two points per dollar net spent with Nordstrom on your Nordstrom credit card unlock a $60 bonus note for future purchase shop right away with the new card at nordstrom.com Nordstrom rack or through the Nordstrom app. Another card benefit as you automatically get access to exclusive Nordy club benefits

2. What?

My first Anniversary sale was 2015, I got the Nordstrom credit card and found my now favorite rag + bone booties. They were 40% off during the sale and one of those investment buys I’ve worn many times over. Talk about cost per wear winning! The Nordstrom Anniversary sale is the mack daddy of all sales. It is your opportunity to get New fall items at discount. I’ve been shopping the sale since 2015, let me be your guide. I’m here to help you find your gem like I found my booties!

3. Where?

This is my favorite part of the sale, YOU CAN SHOP IN YOUR PAJAMAS! Let me be your guide. I only shop what I love, and ask any questions!

4. When?

  • When can I shop? Log into your account to find out if you’re an Icon July 12th, Ambassador July 14th, or influencer July 16th. The sale is open to the public, July 28.
  • Sale ends August 30. Prices go up August 31.

5. Insider Tips

  • Buy 2 sizes – Not sure what size you are? Buy 2 sizes!! Free returns online & in stores. Better safe than sorry!
  • NEW THIS YEAR: If an item is sold out, which often happens sometimes the first day of the sale, you can also add it to your wish list so you can snag it when it comes back in stock. Genius!

Past best sellers:

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It’s my favorite time of year, but I also feel like it’s halfway through the summer and I get a little panicky. We have a summer bucket list, but have barely made a dent, can you relate? I rounded up some comfortable patriotic outfits for staying in or going out. Stay tuned for NSALE coverage coming up.

Which is your favorite?

Outfit 1

dress (sold out during press time) Similar // Similar top // Boots //

Outfit 2

Peasant top // Shorts // Headband // Beaches Bag // Sandals // Sunglasses

Outfit 3

Flag shirt // Long Shorts // Star Sweatshirt // Her hat //

Men’s Swim // Men’s flip flop // His hat // Men’s Bracelet

Why I use Walmart+

We moved into a house with a pool at the end of February, and honestly, it’s been great! We find ourselves outside so much of the time because of it, and doesn’t every mom want that? Due to all this outside time, I’ve been branching out, trying to find different things to eat, play with, and do outside. And if the doing coincides with the eating, then all the better!  Enter the snow cone machine and syrups from Walmart! They absolutely love snow cones after our trip to Kauai two years ago, but I definitely didn’t like all the sugar and coloring usually found in snow cones. Surprisingly, the syrup I bought from Walmart doesn’t have the common red #40 or sugar. So far it’s been a huge hit, and is always a favorite at any party.

Also, to my friends with kids still in diapers, Walmart is a great go-to in a pinch! We were out of diapers this week and Walmart+ came to the rescue with a 2 hour delivery. Same with groceries and produce! Walmart+ always gives the option for same day delivery, and since “same day” are two of my favorite words, Walmart has quickly become a favorite. Don’t forget to sign up for Walmart+ HERE, free shipping, no order minimum. 

For groceries:

Check your address to see if free delivery from your store is available at your address.($35 minimum. Restrictions apply.) I checked, and my address qualified, yay! 

Non-grocery items:

As for everything else like this rad snow cone machine, enjoy free next day or 2-day delivery. Don’t forget to sign up for Walmart+ HERE, free shipping, no order minimum required (excludes freight & Marketplace items). Sign up and let me know what you think. If you’re on the fence, start a free 15 day trial to try it out!

Big thank you to Walmart for sponsoring this post. All opinions are my own.

 

Click on the images to shop:

Snow cone machine // Syrups // Reusable straws // Similar white dress // Faux Fur slippers // Shatterproof tumblers

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There are so many good deals good today and tomorrow. See below some favorites. I’m most excited about this gold clothing rack and massager. I got a pedicure and they used a similar massager and it was amazing.

Let me know what you get today!

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