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Happy Fall Ya'll!!

Nicole Oswalt

Fall is my favorite time of year! I love the decorations as much as the clothes. I have linked some of my favorite home decor items. You may click on the pictures to shop the items. When you click to shop through my links I get a small commission on whatever you buy on that sight. This is an easy way for you to add to your Fall Decoration without the leg work and it really helps me out. If I can help you find something you are looking for let me know, I am happy to help.

VIB Sephora Sale August

Nicole Oswalt

The much awaited VIB Sephora sale is here. I am often asked about my favorite makeup products and I have linked my favorite Sephora skincare, makeup and hair products. I have been using most of these items for a while and it would be next to impossible to get me to switch but I have added a few new ones that I have quickly hooked me. Kale Superfood Firming and Brightening Vitamin C Serum. It is amazing. the reviews are really good. I also tried the Olaplex hair products they live up to the hype too. if you have any questions feel free to DM me on Instagram or Facebook. You may shop these products by simple clicking on the photos below. Anything you purchase after you do that gives me a small commission. I really appreciate it.

Statement Pieces From Ora's Boutique

Nicole Oswalt

I was so excited to work with Valencia at Ora’s Boutique not only because it is in my hometown but because she has some really fun and unique pieces. It is located on the Canton MS square so I am always seeing something in the window that draws me in. If you ever get the chance to go to one of their fashion shows make sure you go. They are over the top and so entertaining. They carry regular and plus sizes so there is something for everyone. I also really love their accessories. You can shop in-store, on the website, Instagram or Facebook. I have linked some. of my favorite the pieces below. If you are interested in any of the them just click and purchase.

Ora’s Boutique Website

Ora’s Boutique is located on the Square in Canton Ms on the corner of Peace and Liberty Streets


Bold Skirt $39.00. Pom Pom Top $17.95 Striped Dress $70.00

Nordstrom Anniversary Sale Picks Round 1 and Round 2 are now posted

Nicole Oswalt

The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale is here for card holders and if you don’t have a card you can shop it on the 19th. These items will sell out fast and many will restock. I will be sharing this restocks on my Instagram Stories. I really appreciate you using my links to shop. It doesn’t matter what you buy as long as you click to the site from one of my links. Feel free to inbox me with any questions. Keep Scrolling to view round one and two.

Click the logo below to shop the entire sale through my links:

And order my faves by clicking on the links below!

July 4th Weekend Sale Favorites..

Nicole Oswalt

I am keeping this short and sweet. Below you will find some of my favorite sale items from all my favorite stores. They are all linked by the photos.. If you shop my links I get a small credit and I really appreciate it.

Happy Shopping

Summer Vacation Styles from Vibe Clothing Company for women of all shapes and sizes...

Nicole Oswalt

If you have been following me you know by now I love shooting for Vibe Clothing because their clothing goes up to size 28 in most pieces.. I share their belief that beauty comes in all shapes and sizes. There are several things all the pieces have in common. They are so comfortable and they are made to keep us cool in these hot summer months. I have on a Medium in all the pieces except the tie-dye top for size reference my regular size is a 10. The website is very east to shop. You may shop these looks on the links below and use my code JANE10 for 10%off. Follow them on Facebook and Instagram to see the new arrivals.

Vibe Clothing Company

5180 Old HWY 11 Suite 2-4 Hattiesburg MS 601-261-5683 130 W. Cherokee St. Brookhaven MS 601-265-2444

Soft Royal Blue T- $22..99 Navy Tie-Dye Flares- $.43.99 Pink and Purple Tie-dye Top - $29.99 Pink Shorts- $ 31.99 Multi Color Leopard Top - $ 37.99 Color Block Top - $.34.99 White Flares- $25.99

My July 4th Picks....

Nicole Oswalt

I feel a real need to dress patriotic because I really love my country! There are so many cute look available right now. If you football team happens to be red and blue (aka Ole Miss Fans) then now is great opportunity to find come cute game day looks too. Simply click on the pictures and you can purchase the items and I will get a small commission. Let me know if you have any questions,


No More Mammogram Excuses!

Nicole Oswalt

This post was sponsored by Hologic.


 Hello, my mid-life ladies! I know I usually talk to you about fashion or entertaining, but can we get serious for just a minute? I just spent a few hours with my daughter Brittany and my precious granddaughter Lottie Jane, and every time I do that I think about how I can’t wait to watch my grandchildren graduate from high school, or walk down the aisles at their weddings, or have kids of their own. So at this point in my life, I try to do everything I can to make sure I am going to be around for a long time. That means staying active, making healthier food choices, and yes—getting regularly scheduled mammograms. No woman looks forward to it, and many actually fear the discomfort they THINK is inevitable. In fact, a 2017 study actually found that to be the top reason women put off having their first mammogram.¹ But ladies, I have learned about Hologic’s Genius™️ 3D Mammography™️ exam and I am here to tell you that now there are truly NO MORE EXCUSES to put this off. The Genius exam uses the SmartCurve™️ breast stabilization system, which uses a CURVED surface (imagine that) to mirror the shape of the breast. The SmartCurve system has been clinically proven to make your exam more comfortable.² 93% of women who previously had reported moderate to severe discomfort with standard compression reported improved comfort with the SmartCurve system.² Not only is it more comfortable, but the quality of the image is not compromised.² Hologic’s Genius exam detects more invasive cancers, reduces false positives, and is FDA approved as superior to conventional 2D mammography for all women, including those with dense breasts.³’⁴’⁵


Like I said before, I know I usually post more about bags and shoes than medical exams, but when Hologic approached me about this post and I read about this technology, I knew it was something that I HAD to spread the word about. So NO MORE EXCUSES, ladies! When it comes time for your mammogram, be sure to check out which medical facilities offer the Genius™️ 3D Mammography™️ exam with the SmartCurve system. To find the nearest facility that offers this technology, visit www.Genius3DNearMe.com and enter your zip code. 

The Genius™ 3D Mammography™ exam (also known as the Genius™ exam) is only available on a Hologic® 3D Mammography™ system. It consists of a 2D and 3D™ image set, where the 2D image can be either an acquired 2D image or a 2D image generated from the 3D™ image set. There are more than 6,000 Hologic 3D Mammography™ systems in use in the U.S. alone, so women have convenient access to the Genius exam. To learn more about the Genius exam, visit http://www.Genius3DNearMe.com.


¹Kadence International, Ten Thousand Quantitative Findings Research Study (5107), April 2017.

 ²Smith, A. Improving Patient Comfort in Mammography. Hologic WP-00019 Rev 003 (2017).

 ³Results from Friedewald, SM, et al. "Breast cancer screening using tomosynthesis in combination with digital mammography." JAMA 311.24 (2014): 2499-2507; a multi-site (13), non-randomized, historical control study of 454,000 screening mammograms investigating the initial impact the introduction of the Hologic Selenia® Dimensions ® on screening outcomes. Individual results may vary. The study found an average 41% (95% CI: 20-65%) increase and that 1.2 (95% CI: 0.8-1.6) additional invasive breast cancers per 1000 screening exams were found in women receiving combined 2D FFDM and 3D™ mammograms acquired with the Hologic 3D Mammography™ system versus women receiving 2D FFDM mammograms only.

 ⁴Bernardi D, Macaskill P, Pellegrini M, et. al. Breast cancer screening with tomosynthesis (3D mammography) with acquired or synthetic 2D mammography compared with 2D mammography alone (STORM-2): a population-based prospective study. Lancet Oncol. 2016 Aug;17(8):1105-13.

⁵U.S. Food & Drug Administration Premarket Approval (PMA).  FDA.gov https://www.accessdata.fda.gov/scripts/cdrh/cfdocs/cfpma/pma.cfm?id=P080003S005 accessed June 5, 2017.


Get your shopping on with James and Leigh...

Nicole Oswalt

This Saturday I enjoyed a morning in downtown Clinton MS shopping at James and Leigh. Clinton has got so much charm and James and Leigh did not disappoint. You can shop with them in-store, on their website, Facebook, or Instagram. They carry clothes in regular and plus sizes. There was a good mix of bright colors and neutrals in the store along with plenty of accessories to update compliment any look. Anna owns it with her husband and I could tell how much they love their customers and community. The kind of people you love doing business with. I noticed they had a large selection of great fitting denim and can’t wait to come back this fall for a try-on session. The first look is a confetti print top $42.95 with some great fitting cut offs $62.95. I wore a small in the top (it runs large) the shorts were a great length with the cutest little stars on the side. The next look was this fun purple snakeskin A-line dress $62.95. I wore a medium. For the last look I chose the olive overalls/jumpsuit $89.95 with a cute v-neck striped top $36.95. The overalls come sized like jeans and were true to size. I wore a medium in the striped top. I added this amazing tote $86, and a statement pendant $48 (not on the website). I have linked it all for you and have a discount code JANE10 10%off. They also offer free shipping.

James and Leigh 202 West Leake St Clinton MS 601-910-7008


Inspiring pretty looks from Blue Girl...

Nicole Oswalt

Blue Girl is located in Meridian MS and if is full of fashions for all occasions. People ask me all the time what my style is. I really just love change. Clothing is a way I express the way I am feeling that day. One of the reasons I love this boutique is there are so many different inspirations in one place. The first look is the red and pink combo with a beautiful pink top-$36 and the pleated midi skirt $49. This is definitely a Carrie Bradshaw outfit. The blue floral dress-$69 has a boho flare that satisfies the free spirit that I will never shake. And finally this flirty feminine lace top $62. This top does require a cam but it is so pretty. I paired it with these two-toned frayed jeans $49. These jeans fit great and have so much stretch. The bags are so cute for summer tote $49 backpack $48 and round bag $39. . I have done a video of some of their really fun accessories on my Instagram stories. You should follow them on Instagram @likeablugirl and on Facebook @bluegirl. They are happy to ship;

Blue Girl 2209 5th St, Meridian MS 228-860-9589

New Arrivals at Fly Boutique

Nicole Oswalt

If you haven’t checked out shopflyboutique.com you need to. The social media game is serious! they go live with new arrivals everyday. When shopping with them you have to act fast because everything is so cute and affordable it goes fast. Here are a few of my favorite items listed below. Be sure to follow them on Facebook and Instagram. You will soon be addicted to their Instagram stories.

Fly Boutique has 4 MS locations Petal, Hattiesburg, Picayune, and Gulfport 601-336=5124

Bold Striped Kimono-$.58.00 Zebra Kimono-$39.00 Star Lounge Set -$.68.00 Snakeskin Top-$.59.00

Check out these cute items from MarlyLilly.com

Nicole Oswalt

I was so excited to receive a package from Marleylilly.com. This photo shoot with Divamite was so much fun.

I have linked some other really cute monogram items below the photos of us. Just click on the pics and you can purchase them. The items are so affordable and the quality is so good. Let me know if you have any questions.

Kimono-$.19.99 Toddler Dress- $.14.99 Tote-$24.99

Summer Looks from Vibe Clothing Company

Nicole Oswalt

If you have been following me you know by now why I love Vibe Clothing Company. I love that they carry sizes 2-28. They understand that beauty comes in all shapes, sizes. and ages. The comfort of these items can’t be beat. These garments have flow and stretch just where we need it and are so stylish. The waist band on the skirt and the shorts are made to prevent the muffin top. I love the length too. You may shop these items on them website or in-store. I have linked these pieces below. You may click on the listed item and shop. Use my code JANE10 for 10%off. Follow them on Instagram and Facebook for new arrivals.

Vibe Clothing Company

5180 Old HWY 11 Suite 2-4 Hattiesburg MS 601-261-5683 130 W. Cherokke St Brookhaven MS 601-265-2444

Navy T- $21.99 Tie-dye Flares - $37.99 Floral Kimono - $33.99 Distressed Tie Waste Denim Shorts - $33.99. Fridge Vest - $48.99 Pink Sleeveless Top -$19.99 Frayed Denim Skirt -$39.99,

My Free People sale round up from all the sales

Nicole Oswalt

I love Free People so much and have gone to all the website to show you my favorite sale pieces. You may shop by clicking on the picture. It will take you to the website to purchase. I get a small commission on any thing you buy as long as you through my site. so I am so thankful when you do. Happy Shopping.

My Nordstrom Spring Sale Picks

Nicole Oswalt

Wow there were so many great things to choose from. I have included so many good shoes. Honestly I want them all. And then there are the Tory Burch Handbags… Umm yes please!!! I have linked the pics so you can just click on a pic and buy. If you enter the Nordstrom website from one of my links I get a tiny commission and this helps me keep Southern Shine rolling. I really appreciate you helping me do what I do.

My Belk picks for the Memorial Day Sale

Nicole Oswalt

Here are my picks from the Belk Memorial Day Sale. I have linked them by the pictures. To shop them simply click on the picture. Feel free to shop the whole site after you put the item in your cart. I will receive a small commission on anything you purchase as long as you enter from a Link on my page. Thank you for your follow.

My favorites for the Beach and Pool

Nicole Oswalt

I send a lot of time at our pool in the backyard and love to go to the beach when I can. All of the suits below I have either tried on or own. So they revery flattering. You can shop these Items by clicking on the pictures. I know finding the perfect suit as a mid-lifer can be. a real challenge. So I thought I would share a few of my favorite suits and accessories.I also thought you might like a few tips.

  1. You need a new suit at least every 2 years. The style change and wearing a suit that is not on trend can really age you.

  2. DON’T do matchy matchy with the cover up and swimsuit.

  3. A black chic suit with a great hat and cover up is always a safe bet.

  4. Big floral prints can me risky. They don’t work for everyone.

  5. A swim skirt is fine but you are way past the cheerleader days. So no big pleated skirts.

My Amazon Haul for May

Nicole Oswalt

Hi Y’all! I have linked all of these cute amazon items, I also want to share a few things about a few of the items. The Black top with flowers took about 3 weeks to get here but it was well worth it. The flowers are not embroidered like they appear in the ad but the shirt is adorable and well worth the money. The red striped to runs big so size down.. The red ruffle top and high low top run a little on the small size. I was please with everything on this haul except the pink dress with embroidery runs very small but it is cute. I will send it back. Also the kimono is cute but it has some words from another language on it. I still may keep it. I you would like to buy anything I would really appreciate you clicking on the picture and going through that Link. It will give me a small commission. Happy shopping!!

Vacation Looks from Pink Possum

Nicole Oswalt

If you haven’t checked out Pink Possum lately you are missing out!! I have always loved shopping there and this spring they are flat out KILLING IT. The first look is a romper. I know not all Rompers were made for all ages but this one is sexy and Soo flattering without baring it all. This color is chic and neutral. This next look would be so cute for Memorial Day. This striped dress has the cutest ties on the shoulders. It is flown and hits about 2 inches above the knee you could also wear it tunic style with white jeans. The last look is a beautiful midi dress. It is perfect for a cover up but the fabric is plenty thick enough to wear as a dress out to dinner. The print is so pretty and looks designer. You can Follow Pink Possum on Instagram and Facebook for new arrivals and shopping events. You can use my discount code Jane15 for 15% off.

Pink Possum 105 Lexington Dr. Gluckstadt MS 601-878-1844 www.pinkpossumboutique.com

Romper -$.42.00 Red,White, and Blue Dress -$39.00. Midi Dress - $56.00

Sephora Favorites

Nicole Oswalt

I have several must haves for Midlife ladies. My new Favorite is the Laura Mercia setting powder that DOES NOT settle into your lines… Un yes finally.. I have found a make up primer that BLURS your lines: it is a little pricey but can you really put a price on that. I love the Lancome Highlighter. I have heard many women my age say they can not use highlighter but I swear this on makes me look younger. My most common questions are about my tan. I spray tan in a booth or from Haylee but I keep it fresh an extend it with Tan Luxe Butter. It is the ONLY tan extender that truly does keep you tan and moisturized. It is crazy good. I also love this setting spray so much. I have linked them all below. Simply Click on the photos. My outfit is linked al my Liketoknowit page or you can click on the pick at the top of the Blog. The knew IT Foundation is a game changer. Last but not lest are the Tarte H2O lip glosses. They are so fabulous.