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Gift Guide 2014 For Her For Him I can’t believe I’m already posting the final gift guide for this season! Today’s guide doesn’t have a theme- I just wanted to round up a few more gifts under $75 for women and men. Maybe I should have renamed this one the J. Crew/J. Crew Factory guide because a lot of these items come from there. If you’re looking for a one-stop shop, I’d recommended either store/site because they have lots of great gift ideas (and good sales too). I hope you enjoyed this year’s gift guides! I’ve bought about half of my gifts so far and I plan to do the rest of my shopping once I get settled at home in CA.

Tell me: How’s your holiday shopping going?

01. Hugo Guinness for J. Crew Ceramic Box 02. Starlight Bracelet 03. Snowflake Fair Isle Sweater 04. Clear Rosa iPhone Case 05. Golden Ikat Tee 06. Heart Pouch 07. Bow Ankle Socks 08. Salut Travel Cup 09. Leather Card Holder 10. Misc. Goods Co. Playing Cards 11. Touchtec Ragg Wool Gloves 12. Slim Sweatpant 13. Fishs Eddy for J. Crew Ceramic Anchor Mug 14. Twill Tablet Case 15. Winterweight Flannel Workshirt

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On December 17, 2014 · 10 Comments · In Holiday, Shopping
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Gift Guide 2014 For the Homebody When I’m putting these gift guides together, I’m often thinking of things I would buy or would love to receive as gifts. Today’s guide in particular is absolutely perfect for me. My friends know that I’m a total homebody and I’ll frequently choose a cozy night in by myself over a night out. When I get home, first things first, I get into my comfies, and then I’m usually glued to my laptop or my latest read for the rest of the night. When I’m at home, it’s all about coziness and comfort, which is why I’ve included lots of soft, snuggly picks in today’s round-up. I like to unwind by brewing a cup of tea (or pouring of glass of wine if I need something stronger), lighting a fragrant candle, and getting lost in a book or TV show. If you have any friends that are homebodies, I hope this guide will give you at least one idea!

01. Pointelle Button Sleep Tee 02. Tea Tins Gift 03. Aragon Pant 04. Flannel Sleep Short 05. Marled Boot Sock 06. Stemless Wine Glasses 07. Nordic Sleep Legging 08. Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell 09. Lush Golden Wonder Set 10. Say the Word Crossword Mug 11. Cozy Open Front Cardigan 12. Outlander by Diana Gabaldon 13. Threshold Sweater Knit Blanket 14. Southwestern Faux Suede Moccasin 15. Voluspa Japonica Mini Candle

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On December 10, 2014 · 26 Comments · In Holiday, Shopping
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Gift Guide 2014 For the Home Kitchen Sometime over the last few years, getting things for my home or kitchen has become nearly as exciting as getting new clothes or books. It really takes time to turn a house (or apartment) into a home and it’s fun to add your own little personal touches. I like to switch up the decor in my room from time to time and I’m slowly building up my baking tools (next on my list- a donut pan). These are a few fun gift ideas that I think many people would be happy to receive for their home and/or kitchen. I mentioned that I had a bunch of ideas for gift guides, but I think I’m aiming to do about five in total, so there might be a few more combo guides like this one. As usual, everything in this guide is under $75!

01. Lace Gold Frame 02. Metal Basket 03. Jordan Carlyle Feathered Pillow 04. Trinket Tray 05. Initial Candle 06. Faceted Vessel- Live Bright 07. Geometry Espresso Cups 08. More Please! Metallic Salad Servers 09. But First Coffee Mug (need this) 10. Ceramic Cutting Board 11. Star Cookie Cutter Set 12. Donna Hay: The New Classics 13. Ho Ho Ha Coasters 14. Emily Henry Pie Dish

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On December 3, 2014 · 16 Comments · In Holiday, Shopping
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Holiday Party Dresses Under 100

It’s my favorite time of year- the holiday season! Now that Thanksgiving has come and gone, I can officially get into the holiday spirit. Every year, I look forward to the parties and gatherings that happen around this time of year. Sadly, this year I’ll be missing a couple of work parties because I’m heading back to CA, but I am planning to go to my friend’s tree-trimming party this month. I wanted to round up a few dress ideas for those who’ve also got a few holiday parties on their calendar this month.

Did you all have a nice weekend? I had a very relaxing weekend- it was wonderful. I didn’t really do much of anything but it was so nice to have some alone time and just hibernate a bit. I watched a lot of TV/movies, put up some twinkle lights, made an apple pie, started working on my Christmas card list, and did a bit of reading. It felt like a taste of the Christmas break that’s coming up. Just another 2.5 weeks to get through!

Tell me: Are you hosting a holiday party this year or do you plan to attend one?

01. Jeweled Cami Dress 02. Scuba Lace Detail Dress 03. Eyelash Lace Strapless Dress 04. Delicate Lace Gathered Dress 05. Shift Dress in Geo Sequins 06. Burgundy Backless Midi Dress 07. Rose Pattern Fit & Flare Dress 08. Sequined Skater Dress

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On December 1, 2014 · 18 Comments · In Shopping, Style
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