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  • Best Gifts For Mom – Nordstrom Gift Guide

    Best Gifts For Mom – Nordstrom Gift Guide – Holiday Gifts 2021

    Best gifts for mom, that I know I love and have used for years! It’s never easy finding the right gift! I’m excited to bring you some gift ideas today for your mom, wife or daughter!

    When I used to work at Nordstrom, I enjoyed watching husbands, sons, daughters and moms come in to shop for their friends and family. I put together a list of things you can’t go wrong with! Nordstrom is quality over quantity and I have stayed loyal to the brand all of my adult life.  As a mom, wife and daughter I feel these items fit the everyday needs.  They are amazing products.  So take a look and hopefully it helps your process.

    Cheese Knives & Board / Kitchen Accessories: http://liketk.it/3qF6v

    Essential Oil & Diffuser: http://liketk.it/3qF20

    Voluspa & Capri Blue Volcano Candles: http://liketk.it/3qFxM

    Barefoot Dreams Blanket: http://liketk.it/3qFuU

    Ugg Cardigan Wrap: http://liketk.it/3qzYV

    Amazon Slippers: https://rstyle.me/cz-n/eugh9tckbap

    Ugg Slippers: https://rstyle.me/cz-n/fwjit7ckbap

    Body Oil & Kiehl’s Body Cream: http://liketk.it/3qBIo

    Donna Karan Cashmere Mist Deodorant: https://rstyle.me/cz-n/fwhe6nckbap

    I wanted to add this hair care and mask set. It’s how I save my hair from color and bleach! Everyone I know that uses it loves!! http://liketk.it/3qFAI

    Good luck with checking off your gift list this year! Let’s hope that shipping isn’t too delayed. 

    Here’s another video I did that would give you some great options for the holidays:  Top 10 Nordstrom Staples.

    XO, Stacy 

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  • My Top Ten Nordstrom Beauty Staples

    My Top Ten Nordstrom Beauty Staples – Nordstrom Beauty Favorites – Beauty Haul 2021

    Nordstrom Beauty Favorites!  I’m so stinking excited to compile this list for you. These are my tried and true Nordstrom staples that I feel would work for almost every woman regardless of skin type, tone and texture. I also share the one hair product from Living Proof that makes my hairstyle last and look good for multiple days.  I am an esthetician and these have never steered me wrong! And if there is a problem, Nordstrom is so easy to deal with.

    I’ll start from top to bottom so here goes:

    Living Proof Dry Shampoo: https://rstyle.me/cz-n/fvjskgckbap used in combination with the amazing 

    Dry Volume Blast: https://rstyle.me/cz-n/fvjsmyckbap

    Kiehl’s Night Time Repair Creme: https://rstyle.me/cz-n/e2gicyckbap

    Charlotte Tilbury Flawless Finish( goes under foundation on the high points): https://rstyle.me/cz-n/fvnwjtckbap

    Laura Mercier Foundation: https://rstyle.me/cz-n/fvjsbrckbap

    YSL Touché Eclat Under Eye & Face Highlighter Pen: https://rstyle.me/cz-n/ekagq9ckbap

    Laura Mercier Translucent Setting Powder:  https://rstyle.me/cz-n/ekagd5ckbap

    Hoola Bronzer: https://rstyle.me/cz-n/fu6w89ckbap

    Target Brush: https://rstyle.me/cz-n/fkdxyxckbap

    Fluffy Eyeshadow Brush: https://rstyle.me/cz-n/fnurzhckbap

    Trish McEvoy Blush: https://rstyle.me/cz-n/fvjse7ckbap

    Anastasia Brow Powder Duo: https://rstyle.me/cz-n/ettj2nckbap

    Brush: https://rstyle.me/cz-n/fvjsr5ckbap

    Charlotte Tilbury Hot Lips 2 Refillable Lipstick in color Dancefloor Princess: https://rstyle.me/cz-n/fvfyepckbap 

    Tarte Eyeliner & Mascara I’ve been loving: https://rstyle.me/cz-n/fscmmdckbap

    Let me know if you need anything and make sure you find me on Instagram @stacyrody so you can watch my stories and see insider tips and other products I use and love!

    Talk soon- Stace

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  • FabFitFun Box Fall 2021 – Subscription Fall Box 2021

    FabFitFun Box Fall 2021 – Subscription Fall Box 2021 – Fabfitfun 2021 Unboxing

    FabFitFun Box Fall 2021 is HERE and we are so excited to show you what we picked. I’ve already tried the cleanser followed by the mask last night and my skin is smooth and glowing today!!! The Arhaus candle and blanket have me so happy that Christmas is around the corner, too!  In this one, I brought my daughter, who loves FabFitFun, she’s 11, along for the ride through this new fall box.  Come and join us!

    I suggest the annual membership because you can save more and customize earlier than others with the quarterly membership.

    Here’s the link to snag your box: https://share.fabfitfun.com/x/hdTG1o

    The code to save $15 is F9-IVFVV

    Thanks so much for watching, we appreciate you taking the time.  You have to tell us what you think!! 

    XO, Stacy & Sam 

     

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  • Air Fryer Review 2019 | Is It Worth The Money?

    Air Fryer Review 2019 | Is It Worth The Money?

    Girls, here’s my air fryer review!  I finally got the air fryer!  I saw so many of my fellow health coaches making incredible looking meat and veggie dishes and the fomo got me.  It’s claim to fame is how it can turn anything into a crisp, quickly cooked meal with less fat. 75% less actually!  For instance, I love to order sweet potato fries at restaurants but I know they dip them into all the nasty oils to give them the crisp texture.

    Well this gadget doesn’t use oil. It uses a high speed convection system that makes everything taste like restaurant foods! Winning!!! Anytime we can get nutrient dense vegetables and lean meats to taste delicious, I’m on board!  You will need to coat them a little with 1 tsp-1 Tbsp but that’s it! My community is all about this new discovery & a lot of my clients are jumping on the airfryer train!

    “Skinny Taste One and Done” is a book I highly recommend: Recipe Book HERE!.

    If you have an Instant Pot (my exact one is here, My Instant Pot) or air fryer, it’s worth your investment.  One and done style meals that will not compromise your waistline but be full of flavor!  Check out my Instant Pot Article and Recipe HERE

    Here is the specific TOP rated Philips HD9220 Airfryer that I have: Philips Airfryer HERE!

    Nothing has taken longer than 15 min to cook, it sounds like a small fan when it’s on and then beeps when it’s done. It is loud enough to hear from your laundry room! 😉 #momlife

    The handle doesn’t get hot so if your kiddos are old enough to pull the drawer out and dump their own fries, you could take a break for a second.  I love that I don’t have to wait to preheat the oven anymore, this air fryer just gets right to work! Between amazon prime and my amazing kitchen gadgets, I’m set for speed & last minute planning!

    I recently saw a turkey burger recipe I’ll be making and want to try salmon soon!  Roasted veggies will not take as long now so we will be having those more as well! I hope this air fryer review helped you. Let me know if you snag it because I’d love to hear what you make!!

  • FabFitFun Winter 2019 Full Review | Is It Worth It?

    FabFitFun Winter 2019 Full Review | Is It Worth It?

    I finally did it!  After a year of asking all my friends what FabFitFun box was their favorite, this one WON!!

    Save $10 on your box with my link here so you know you’re getting the same options I’ve shown here.  FabFitFun Custom Box HERE!

    The main reason this box stood out to me was because of the jade roller.  I get terrible “puffy face” if I get on a plane or even look at a glass of wine.  I’m excited to travel with this tool and keep it in the fridge for the refreshing and relaxing effects it will bring.  The rollers at Nordstrom are around $20 so I thought all the other products I got would be worth my extra investment.

    It was really fun customizing my box!  You get an email before your box ships every three months so you can see what you want and what you don’t want.  I think I could use some of the fun products as gifts for my friends or family if I don’t think I’d use them.

    If you delay on investing in self-care goodies like I do, wait no more!!  This is something that will bring fun and excitement each season to your home.  I’ve heard Birchbox and Ipsy are fun as well (Birchbox winning in popularity) but everyone still says FitFabFun is their favorite!  I hope you enjoy it as much as I do.

  • What you get with Transform :20?

    What you get with Transform :20 on your your way to your Weight Loss Transformation!

    I’m beyond excited to share this new program with you! In this video I explain everything that comes in your pack when you order!  There are so many highlights but here’s a few.

    • Every workout being unique as they are filmed live.  No fitness boredom over here!
    • The fact that the workouts are only twenty minutes and that there are six strength workouts and two ten minute bonus workouts.  A ten minute booty workout and cardio blast. I’ll be excited to use these as I need them!
    • The tracker so I can improve my speed and numbers!  I also like that he has a daily journal for us to track what we eat, how we felt and lots of other things!!

    I have twenty spots open for our exclusive Transform:20 accountability group starting January 7th with an optional three day cleanse.  You can try the workout now before the program releases. Message me today so I can send it over to you, or I’ll send it once you sign up:  Transform 20 with ME!!

    Here’s what you’ll get when you join our Transform :20 group:

    • One superfood meal a day you don’t have to prep or plan in 9 flavor choices, even vegan options
    • Full customizable meal guide
      based on your eating style and preference.
    • Hundreds of workouts to choose from.  I’ll help with what fits with your preference and goals after you’re done with Transform:20.
    • Me as your 24/7 coach, you’re go to girl!
    • Fun workout buddies rocking their own schedule from home but checking in online (app and Fb)

    I can’t wait to help you with your goals!!  Transform 20 with ME!!

  • Babyliss Pro Curling Iron, The Best Curling Iron EVER!

    Babyliss Pro Curling Iron, The Best Curling Iron EVER!

    I am only slightly freaking out right now, girls. If you have been frustrated at all with your hair and how it’s styling, something from this blog should help you start enjoying the entire process. I know first hand how frizzy and unruly hair can be in humidity and also from the highlighting chemicals and styling tools. Did you know your flat iron and curling iron can actually be damaging your hair every time you use them?

    I know now that my curling iron was not helping me one bit!!! I was so tempted to invest in the T3 system I kept seeing women rave about and while I’m sure the tools are beyond amazing, my budget does not fit that type of investment right now.

    So I asked my hair bestie and she quickly knew where to send me. Straight to the Babyliss Pro line of tools. After posting about this on my Instagram stories today, about 4 of my friends immediately responded that they have been using this brand of tools for a while and LOVE it!! I was behind the times on this but not any more!

    Here is the curling iron I purchased. 1 inch is the perfect size for me right now. https://amzn.to/2PlpcyI

    I also talk highly of these tried and true styling products I’ve been loving lately. Here they are in order of how I use them on hair wash day. I explain how and why I use them in my video for you.

    First I sleep on this pillowcase to prevent fine lines and hair kinks: https://amzn.to/2UmtKsl

    I also love these hair ties for my workouts because they don’t leave marks in my hair: https://amzn.to/2QhkXts

    Sexy Hair Active Recovery: http://bit.ly/sexyhairactiverecovery

    Moroccan Oil Root Boost: https://amzn.to/2L4mPjq

    Amika The Shield: https://amzn.to/2Ssd40A

    Living Proof Volume Blast is great for refreshing day old hair and adding volume and texture anytime you need it: https://amzn.to/2Urfyy5

    Moroccan Oil Medium Hairspray: https://amzn.to/2SvHpLZ

    If you get this brand of styling tools, you have to message me and let me know how much better your hair wash days are.

    XO, Stacy

  • Stacy’s Favorite Supplements

    Stacy’s Favorite Supplements

    I put together all the supplements I take daily for you.  It’s taken me five years to find my rhythm with it all and some days, when my kids were little, I was lucky to get even one balanced meal in a day!

    The struggle is real but we cannot pour from an empty cup so this quick system I follow makes me feel so much more energized and ready to face the day!  I understand my metabolism is not going to work in my favor anymore so I need to keep it up as well as protect my gut health to ward off disease as much as possible! Having a strong allergy to gluten, I swear my body is more sensitive!

    Here’s my morning to evening plan!

    I start with Mom-crack which is basically my liquid sunshine.  I use it to help with muscle endurance during and a focused energy boost pre-workout.  You can get yours here: MOMCRACK

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    Then I will re-fuel with this superfood shake!  With omegas, Vitamin C, prebiotics and probiotics and 70+ exotic superfoods..it’s my everything shake!  After a couple month of drinking it, I noticed way less bloat, leaner muscle mass and better skin!  It’s my breakfast, or any time throughout the day I need a fast nutrient dense meal: SHAKEOLOGY

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    My exact blend is 12 oz of water, 6 ice cubes, a heaping teaspoon of Powdered Peanut Butter & L-Glutamine:

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    And a handful of spinach.  I blend it in my Blendtec blender and go!

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    Next up, I make sure to get collagen I’m once a day and this has been my go-to lately!  I take 1 Tbsp a day and it helps with repairing all tissues and keeping my hair, skin and nails repaired.  It also helps with muscle repair, retention and recovery. It helps me look and feel younger. This brand is specifically a medical grade and used for chemotherapy patients so their muscles don’t atrophy during treatments.  COLLAGEN

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    My Vitamin D quick fix to up my immune system is this one!  You can drop it in your Shakeology or just right on your tongue.  VITAMIN D

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    I add an extra layer of probiotics to ensure my gut health because I was on a strong dose of antibiotics for what felt like forever a couple years ago..I’m still healing from that.  PROBIOTICS

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    Before bed, Matt and I have been loving this anti-stress drink.  It’s a little fizzy once you mix with hot water but then you give it a stir and enjoy it like a tea.  I do 1 teaspoon in a mug of water. Here’s the link: NATURAL VITALITY NATURAL CALM

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    On the days my workouts are more intense or I sweat a lot, I’ll also utilize the post workout Recover drink and drink it within 30 minutes after my workout.  It prevent muscle soreness and gives my body the exact carb/protein levels I need to get the most from my workout. BEACHBODY PERFORMANCE RECOVER

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    Here’s the hydrate.  Think of it as healthy Gatorade!  This performance line is NSF certified and backed by Ironman.  There are now artificial flavors, colors or sugars. BEACHBODY HYDRATE

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    Before you purchase any of the Beachbody supplements I take, make sure to email me or fill out this form: Find Your Inner Glow so I can tell you about the bundle sale kits to save you money!

    All my best,

    Stace

  • My Favorite Healthy Instant Pot Recipe!

    Instant Pot, Making Healthy Food Has Never Been Easier! My Favorite Healthy Instant Pot Recipe!

    I’m always posting food ideas in my Instagram stories so make sure to follow me @stacyrody. I would love to hear your favorite Instant Pot go-to recipes.

    I am the gluten-free girl who loves to eat whole foods but doesn’t always have the time to make time consuming meals. I refuse to eat fast food so when I have a super busy day, I will grab Instant Pot leftovers. I reheat them and take in my thermos container.

    I want to share today why I think the Instant Pot is worth getting and how you can use it. Here is the link of the size I use for my family of four: https://amzn.to/2NO5M4T

    Let’s talk taste. I was an avid crock-pot user but realized how much quicker the Instant Pot could be. If I didn’t have time to combine everything in the crockpot before I left for the day, I was in trouble. This way, I can make something in 40 minute once I pick the kids up or make it early in the day and it will slow-release the pressure and keep everything warm until we are home.

    The first time I made my mama’s Chicken Vegetable Soup in the Instant Pot vs. the stove top, my kids noticed a huge difference in taste. There’s something special about the way it uses pressure and nothing tastes mushy!! What took me at least 2 hrs of simmering on the stove top (which meant I needed to be home) is now about 30 minutes.

    Honestly, I owned it for almost a year before I used it. My friend told me the easiest and best thing to make first was hard boiled eggs. They peel much easier because of the way they are pressure cooked. So I finally got it out and the rest is history.

    Here’s my favorite recipe for Fall:

    Harvest Veggie Spagetti Squash Instant Pot Recipe

    Step 1: Wash and cut squash in half, then half one side so both sides fit. Remove seeds. Then add one cup water and the steamer basket. Place the squash on top. Lock lid and set to high pressure for 7 min. You can quick or slow release depending on how quickly you want the recipe done. Remove the squash and set aside to cool for 10 min.

    Step 2: Drain water and remove steamer basket. Add a tsp of oil to the pot and turn it to the saute feature. Add one onion, chopped, and two packs of lean ground turkey meat. Stir often until the meat is done. Then add 2 tsp. Flavor God Spicy Everything found here: https://amzn.to/2EwZ8k0

    Step 3: Add the inside of the squash back into the pot, along with one jar of your favorite low sugar pasta sauce. I’ve been using Trader Joe’s seasonal flavored sauce called “Autumnal Harvest Creamy Pasta Sauce.” It tastes amazing. I also add in some grated Parmesan cheese, salt and pepper to taste.

    Step 4: Lock the lid and set to Manual high pressure for 10 minutes. This lets all the flavors combine. You can then have it stay warm or eat right away. I will often times top with some red pepper flakes for the extra spice.

    Other great things to make in it are:

    White Bean Chicken Chili
    Sweet Potatoes
    Chicken Vegetable Soup
    Butter Chicken Masala
    Oatmeal

    You can search for a Instant Pot community on Facebook and learn new ideas there as well. I’m always posting food ideas in my Instagram stories so make sure to follow me @stacyrody. I would love to hear your favorite Instant Pot go-to recipes. Comment below with what you like making most in it!!

    XO, Stace

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  • My Current Go-to Lip Products – A Full Product Review!

    My Current Go-to Lip Products – A Full Product Review!

    I wanted to share with you a few of my favorite lip products! I try to always have at least gloss on because there is nothing worse than dried out, pale lips..it makes me feel so blah!

    I used to work with Laura Mercier and she would say you shouldn’t be able to “see” the lipstick rather have it make your lips look like a plump, juicy piece of fruit. I agree with her!

    Starting with a good anti-aging product is the best bet to keeping your lips flake-free, smooth and youthful.

    This product is one I use nightly and when I forget to put it on, I notice. https://amzn.to/2xNDLEg

    My current faves for liners are: https://amzn.to/2Ij67LD
    Charlotte Tilbury Lip Cheat Lip Pencil – Pillow Talk This is the perfect nude for my complexion and the texture is so smooth!

    The Mac liner in the color Soar is a deeper plum/nude and perfect for Fall!! You can snag yours here https://amzn.to/2OkJagI

    Mac lipstick in the color Faux is so soft and to keep it more of a sheer coverage under a gloss (I don’t like thick products on my lips), I lightly dab it on. You can find it here https://amzn.to/2MYF0WZ

    To top it all off, I’ve been jamming on NYX “Butter Gloss” in the color Eclair. They are sheer, not sticky or tacky and come in some really awesome colors. I buy mine at Target, with my Red card of course, but have seen them at multiple drugstores.

    Last but not least, these candles are so beautiful and bring fragrance to a room in a matter of minutes. I have multiple scents and honestly love them all. This candle holder can also double as a vase when the candle burns down. My daughter has one in her room and it matches her decor perfectly. You can get yours here https://amzn.to/2DyjQzk

    I’d love to hear about your favorite lip products and candle so please leave a comment below for me. XO Stace