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valentine’s day outfit inspiration

This Valentine’s Day, whether you’re going out for a fancy dinner, checking out a casual restaurant, being wined and dined at home by your beau, or spending a night out with all of your girlfriends, you want to dress to impress. I’m still completely clueless of my Valentine’s Day plans (and my Valentine’s Day outfit), so I gathered some outfit inspiration for all occasions :)

For a fancy night out on the town:::

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For a casual night out:::

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Comfortable night in:::

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Night out with girlfriends:::

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What are you wearing this Valentine’s Day? What are you doing?

 

 

valentine’s day gift guide: for him and her

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HERS:: Shopbop Gorjana Ring /// Kate Spade Metro Watch /// Love Letters of Great Men /// The Mighty Purse /// Daisy by Marc Jacobs

HIS:: Ray Bans /// Monogrammed BBQ Set /// Boker Pocket Knife /// Sur La Table Whiskey Decanter /// Lucien Piccard Brown Leather Watch

Valentine’s Day gift ideas are always harder to come up with than Christmas and birthdays. It seems for the latter, you can always fall back on something your significant other needs, but for Valentine’s Day gifts, you want to find something meaningful or romantic.

For Her, it’s always a win to add some new shiny jewelry to her collection, but you may consider her favorite perfume or a romantic book, such as Love Letters of Great Men.

For Him, it can be a little more tough. I’d say stray towards something he really wants instead of something he needs, like socks or a new tie. Whiskey related gifts always seem to be a win, but I also love the idea of adding a simple monogram to this BBQ set.

What do you all think? Any other good Valentine’s Day gift guide suggestions?

 

 

 

valentine’s day party

Valentine's Day Party InspirationOver the years, Valentine’s Day has morphed into one of my favorite holidays. Who am I kidding, I really adore all holidays, but Valentine’s Day gets such a bad rap sometimes, I love to stand up for it. To me, this holiday is more than celebrating your significant other, but also, it’s an opportunity to remind your family and friends of your affection and adoration of them. And there is no better way to celebrate all of your loved ones than with a Valentine’s Day party!Valentine's Day Party InspirationValentine's Day Party InspirationValentine's Day Party InspirationDonut towers are always fine by me ; )Valentine's Day Party InspirationValentine's Day Party InspirationFrom the moment I discovered these iHeart This forks, I knew they would be ideal for this Valentine’s Day party. Now, I’m hooked and want them in every color!Valentine's Day Party InspirationIt’s not a Valentine’s Day party without conversation hearts, although to be completely honest I detest the taste. Cute? yes. Yummy? no. Valentine's Day Party Inspiration Valentine's Day Party Inspiration This, my friends, is a platter of raspberry brie paninis. I could eat these daily. Recipe to follow next week! Valentine's Day Party InspirationValentine's Day Party InspirationValentine's Day Party InspirationPink Dress :: Minuet /// Balloons :: Party City /// Flowers :: Trader Joe’s /// Donuts :: Sublime Doughnuts /// Gold Glasses :: Target /// Forks :: iHeart This /// Heart Garland :: Party City

Last Minute Christmas Inspiration

Considering how many people are still doing their Christmas shopping today, I can guarantee even more haven’t thought twice about hosting on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day-myself included. I gathered my favorite simple last-minute Christmas inspiration so it can appear as if you have been planning your Christmas event for months ; )Wreath CenterpieceWreath Centerpiece:::EAB Designs 

This is an awesome Etsy shop, but it would be so simple to do this with some extra garland and ribbon left over from gift wrapping. Add a simple script type, you have professional looking table place settings.

Placecard_Martha StewartMartha Stewart:::Placecard

Another simple place setting idea using your own backyard. Oh Martha, you think of everything.

Glitter CandlesLuria and Wilma:::Glitter Candle

Glitter candles are such a simple touch that add so much sparkle to your Christmas table setting.

Christmas-Music_Hip Hip Gin GinHip Hip Gin Gin:::Christmas Playlist

Christmas music is the best way to set the mood, and this playlist is my favorite this year. I have been playing it non-stop, and I can’t wait to play it Christmas day.

santaslittlehelper_aunt peachesAunt Peaches:::Santa’s Little Helper Cocktail Recipe

Because everyone needs a little helper with all the Christmas festivities ; )

FREE+Christmas+Chalkboard+Printables+at+Nest+of+PosiesNest of Posies::: Free Christmas Chalkboard Printables

How cute are these? Print them out and pop them into a few frames, and you have beautiful Christmas decor.

Do y’all have any last minute Christmas ideas? Please share!

holiday gift wrapping: four ways

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There are so many great gift wrapping ideas out there, why limit yourself to one style this year? I love the idea of wrapping your gifts to match the personality of the recipient, so I came up with four different ways to wrap your holiday gifts this year: for your rustic, trendy cousin, for your fun, funky sister, for your girly, sweet mama, and for your glamorous best friend.

rustic:::

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funky:::

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girly:::

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glamorous:::

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