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The Best Nordstrom Sale Beauty Deals to Buy Now

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Every year during the Anniversary Sale, Nordstrom secures special deals and bundles from all the top beauty brands... it's a beauty junkie's dream! Here are a few of the deals I recommend taking advantage of while the NSale is on. Plus, be sure and scroll through the website to check if any of your other go-to brands are on sale as well! ...Read more.

Christina’s Top 10 NSale Back-to-School Buys

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For me, the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale means back-to-school shopping time! My mom and I have fun every year going to the store and trying on all the new clothes for fall, then picking out my favorites for the start of school. This year I start 5th grade and that's Middle School at my school, so we have a dress code we need to follow. Shorts and skirts have to be a certain length and tops have to have a collar if they don't have a sleeve or a sleeve if there's no collar. I need basics like tees and jeans too, but they can't be distressed for school, which is a challenge as most denim is distressed right now! Plus, I ...Read more.

Angela’s Lab | My Nordstrom Sale Picks + Shopping Tips

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It's that time of year again... fall fashion on SALE in July.... the highly-anticipated Nordstrom Anniversary Sale! My daughter and I generally hit the first day of early access for Nordstrom cardholders and make a day of it, but this year she's at camp all week, so we'll be doing our annual mother-daughter back-to-school shopping trip this weekend. Naturally, I couldn't wait that long, and hit the store and website to shop and pre-scout for her as well. Who else's kids are at the age where it's become difficult to shop for them?? I'm running at a rate of being "right " with my choices for her about 50% of the time... ...Read more.

Arizona Midday | Beat-the-Heat Summer Chic

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With temps topping out over 110 degrees, it may be a dry heat, but we're cooking here in the desert! Dressing cool for summer, while looking effortlessly chic and not overheated, is an art. On NBC Channel 12's Arizona Midday, Angela featured breezy, versatile summer looks that work for multiple occasions, from work to vacays to date night with a few styling tricks. Plus, she showed stylish looks to wear for the Fourth of July. All of the outfits are from Vida Moulin boutique in North Central Phoenix. Which look do you rate as your #1? ...Read more.

It’s Time to Amass Your Pool Floatie Army

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If you have kids, it's all about the floatie army! Which one's your favorite?? At the moment, we are obsessed with the giant unicorn (so magical!) and fruity pineapple (diggin' the tropical vibe!). And, how about the huge oyster shell or pretty peacock or colorful cactus?! We can't get enough. Plus, they make summer photos in the pool or at the lake so much more interesting and instagrammable! ...Read more.

Fab Finds | Protect Your Face With This

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These Healthy Nut-Free Snacks Are Kid-Approved

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Our girl just hit another childhood milestone. Braces. And, if you have a kid with braces, you know that finding healthy, non-sticky, non-sugary, overly processed snacks you can throw in their backpack is a challenge. Not to mention, most schools and camps are nut-free since nut allergies have become so commonplace in the last decade or so. Our own Deirdre Hahn's daughter has dealt with a severe nut allergy for most of her childhood. (Read more about her story and ideas for nut-free lunches.) In addition, many kids deal with GI or stomach issues (like my daughter) and benefit from following a whole food diet. Let's ...Read more.