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NFR Western Fashions 2022 Did Not Disappoint!

Wow. Western Fashion reached a whole new level at this year's NFR! The creativity, fashion forward trends and style was phenomenal! There is going to be some serious pressure next year. At this rate, the NFR is going to be THE new Red Carpet Event. Let's take a look at our favorites. ~~~ Fashion Forward Trend Setter goes to......Anna Frentress ( ) We are so in love with her retro equestrian look. You know we love our thrifted pieces, mixed in with a bit of new so her retro western vibe is right on target with all that we love!! It's classy, it's western, it's vintage, it's detailed, it's amazing! It's a mood... ~~~ Best Custom Made Piece....goes to Cowgirl Cait (@Cowgirl.cait)....

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Top 10 Items in Our Wardrobe! What we can't do without.

You know those items in your closet that you reach for over and over and you'd buy all over again? Do you have a few things that you'd never part with? We want to hear what they are and we'll tell you what ours are!  Some things are just plain comfortable, so you're always wearing them. Your favorite pair of leggings or sweatshirt are always hard to part with. Others are just so special that they'll be a staple, maybe forever. Like the Louis Vuitton bag or Gucci belt you saved and saved for. Those are pieces you'll have forever and one day they'll be vintage and your daughter or granddaughter will want them! I'm still hoarding a pink Gucci...

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Christmas Gift Guide Featuring Some Of Our Favorite Small Businesses!

Tis the season to be Christmas shopping! It's always a challenge to come up with unique gifts for all those on your list. Here at Blush Out West we try our best to support small business when gift giving and we love when others share their great finds with us, giving us ideas to store away. So, we thought we'd share some of our favorite things, whether we've come across them, given them as gifts or even received as gifts. We truly appreciate all the support we receive as a small biz from our amazing shoppers, so wanted to share with you other small businesses with amazing product.                               ...

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A Non-Traditional Thanksgiving in Tennessee

                                                                     I was reminded last night in line at Sprouts, listening to the young mid-twenty-something cashier, why I'm the type of mom that I am.  And why, since becoming a mom to Wren almost 25 years ago, and then Chase a couple of years after that, my #1 job in life has been and is Mom. The cashier was being asked by the customer if he spent Thanksgiving with his family. He said no, he didn't go to Nebraska (which isn't even that far), because his parent's...

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Wren's Canby Cottage Makeover

If you follow us on IG @blushoutwest you know that Wren has been very busy with home improvement projects on the house she and Jake bought back at the end of 2020. They found a great little starter house in Canby, Oregon, where Jake has been born and raised, still surrounded by his family. Canby is a really nice little, farming community that has lots of small mom and pop businesses and has not been overrun by big box stores. It's so refreshing to see that!  Wren gets many messages asking her about details on the projects she has done so we thought we'd put it all in a blog post for you gals who are interested. She also started...

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