christmas gift guide: for the guys

December 10, 2014

Christmas shopping for my husband, dad and brothers used to stress me out to no end in the past.  I’m always obsessed with finding Christmas gifts that are both meaningful and thoughtful and, let’s face it, a sweater or a bottle of cologne usually falls short of both criteria (especially when shopping for the guy…

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christmas gift guide: fab finds for less than $50

December 9, 2014

Gift giving is one of my absolute favorite things, but with the list of people to buy for seemingly increasing every year, it can be tricky trying to find great gift ideas on a budget.  While I personally think it’s way more challenging finding a gift on a small budget, I’m a firm believer that…

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super easy fix for leftover christmas tree clippings!

December 5, 2014

When the first frost hits and I have to relocate the ginormous Boston ferns that flank my front door to shelter in the garage, the front porch looks always looks so incredibly empty, so I’m always on the hunt for ways to add some greenery that will last throughout the winter.  The local nursery we…

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holiday decorations you can keep up all winter long!

December 1, 2014

I hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving!  As much as I love the holiday, I was thrilled to have packed up all my fall decor and brought out the Christmas decorations! If I had my way, this year I’d have pulled everything out the day after Halloween.  It’s a whole new ballgame now that…

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get the look: stunning thanksgiving table

November 26, 2014

With Thanksgiving a day away, I’m sure you already have your menu set and your shopping done and are ready to get your cook on, but if you’re still looking for ideas on how to set your table, have I got some jawdropping inspiration for you!  This Thanksgiving table setting by Claiborne and Lime took…

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be mine

February 11, 2014

I’ve never been a huge fan of Valentine’s Day, but I’ve never been shy about my love for shopping for the holiday, either! A good bottle of wine and some delectable chocolates are right up my alley (and go a long way on any other day of the year!), but, here are some of my…

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merry christmas!

December 24, 2013

Wishing you a wonderful Christmas and thank you so, SO much for being such loyal blog readers!  I have so much to be thankful for this holiday season and you, my wonderful readers, are high on that list.  I hope each and every one of you has a magical Christmas!

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last-minute christmas

December 23, 2013

With only two days left until Christmas, it’s getting a little late to order gifts online, but if you do your best shopping at the last minute and don’t mind paying extra in shipping, here are a few items I’m loving lately that would make fabulous Christmas gifts or last-minute pretties for yourself! A statement…

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simple christmas

December 13, 2013

Pregnancy has slowed me down considerably the last week and a half and I couldn’t be more grateful; it’s given me a chance to take my time and focus on things I haven’t had time for before (namely, anything in my own house!) Putting up my Christmas decorations has been one of the things I’ve…

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book page wreath, 2.0

December 12, 2013

Insomnia is a funny thing at this stage of pregnancy….on the one hand, it’s good practice going without sleep for when Baby Girl gets here, but on the other hand, I just want to stick a fork in my eye to have something else to focus on besides the fact that it’s been a while…

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