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I am a wife and mother that is passionate about sharing content that helps us each live a beautiful and virtuous life. As an etiquette instructor, I love to seek out the beautiful things that surround us. You can often find me making a meal with my husband, building LEGOs with my son, and reading a good book - all in a beautiful dress! Thank you for being a part of this community, I am so happy you are here!

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Thank you, Hermoza, for sponsoring this post!

This isn’t the first time I’m writing about my love for Hermoza, a beautiful company that offers vintage inspired swim and resort-wear. Each piece they create is both sophisticated and functional. I loved wearing this suit during our summer beach trips this year, and I’ve never had so many people stop me to ask where a suit is from!

Hermoza swimsuits, resort-wear, and accessories are feminine and well-crafted. Each piece is classic and iconic and created from high quality materials. They sent me the stunning Katie One-Piece Swimsuit in black. It’s the perfect suit to pack if you are traveling to warm weather this holiday season or to wear as a bodysuit to a holiday party! I love the one-shoulder with its contrasting ruffles. This suit is flattering and so fun to wear!

I’ve worn Hermoza sarongs both at the beach and here at home, click here to see how I styled it as a head scarf! I love how versatile each piece is. At the beach it adds extra coverage and can bring beauty to your outfit everywhere else, too! The colors on the Long Bardot Stripe Sarong that Hermoza sent are stunning. It’s the perfect wardrobe addition this holiday!

When I opened the box of earrings that Hermoza included in the package I gasped! They are striking. They can be worn year round and are the perfect accessory for this year’s Christmas service or party. Take a look at all of Hermoza’s jewelry, they are hand-picked and would make an exquisite gift for yourself or someone you love this year!

Hermoza is offering our blog readers and followers (that’s YOU!)  30% off with code ‘christmas30’ PLUS free shipping – they will even expedite it for you if you need it by Christmas! Thank you Hermoza for your generosity and kindness! Click here to start shopping!


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