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Gift Guides edition no. 4

Happy Gift Guide Friday!
Today, I have a couple of gift guides for the host/hostess or traveler in your life! I often forget about a nice little host gift, and end up just bringing them a bottle of wine. This is always a crowd pleaser, but I want to be a bit more intentional going forward. The guide for the host/hostess also works for those friends and family that just love to be the entertainer! I definitely know a few of those people!
Also, I seem to travel a lot, so the guide for the traveler is what I love to travel with, and what I think others would like too. A giant wrap/scarf/mini blanket is always a MUST! Also, those headphones are the ones I personally have, and are just fantastic. Enjoy the guides today! Let me know if you have any more ideas for these categories, as I am always interested what other people would gift!

For the Hostess
Cheese board  |  Cheese knives  |  Ginger jar ornament  |  Monogrammed decanter

Holiday chocolate  |  Cocktail shaker  |  Monogrammed wine glas…

Holiday Sale Round-up!

Happy Thanksgiving Eve!  This week has already been crazy with the sales. It seems like every started their Black Friday sales before the actual day. I have gathered some of the sales here, so you can see them in one place. I already did some shopping at J. Crew, and was shocked that they have 50% off because they never do that!! My little list barely scratches the surface of what is out there, but figured it is a good start if you are going to do some shopping! I hope you enjoy, and have a great holiday!!
J. Crew: 50% off of full price and 60% off of sale (rewards members can use this now, so if you are not one, sign up!)
J. Crew Factory: 60% off of everything!
Tuckernuck: 20% off of everything!
Gal Meets Glam Collection: Pink Week Sale! 50% or MORE off of lots of dress styles! Starts today (11/27) through 12/2.
Talbots: 40% off of the entire store! (This starts on Friday!)
L.L. Bean: 20% off your order! Yes, that means Beans Boots!
Sail to Sable: 50% off of Fall 2019 collection and sale!

Master Guide for any Gal of any Style

Happy Gift Guide Friday!
I have put together some master lists for a gal of any style on your list. I actually like to gift clothes because it is fun to pick out pieces for a loved one, and see them wear it! I also love to style, so this is just always extra fun for me! These guides could be for someone of any age or relation. I hope you enjoy because I had a lot of fun putting these together!!
PS- the last guide has a Dudley Stephens fleece, and at the bottom of the post is a link for $25 off your fleece purchase! If you already have an account with them, then use a different email to check out, and it should work!!


Classic Gal

Navy dress | Plaid scarf | Holiday dress

Button-up | Classic Coat | Blazer
Skirt | Ballet Flats | Sweater



Glam Gal

Bow blouse  |  Headbands  |  Statement coat

Bow flats  |  Sparkle dress  |  Embellished sweater

Lace pants  |  Pearl hat  |  Pink twirl skirt



Sporty Gal

Fleece turtleneck  |  Beanie  | Bra top

Skort  |  Black leggings  |  Longsleeve

Water bottle  |  Mittens 

A Thanksgiving Look

Turtleneck  |  Skirt  |  Tights  |  Boots

Thanksgiving is only one week away! I am excited to go home, and spend time with my family and friends. This is a holiday that is HARD to dress for. On one hand, you want to wear joggers and a big sweater because of all of the yummy food and treats. On the other hand, you want to dress up, or slightly dress up while still feeling comfy. Hence, the big dressing dilemma: how to create the right look for your kind of holiday?

I like to dress it up a little, without wearing a cocktail outfit or gown, haha. I created this look for a dressy, casual look. It is an easy outfit to put together, and I bet you have some similar pieces in your closet! A turtleneck, plaid skirt and tights is such a classic fall look that is also great for this holiday. It is kind of an easy dressing equation too because it is so easy to mix and match what you have in your closet, or buy one new piece that you know will go with anything, like a fun new skirt that will pair …

#SparksJoy

KJP Dress  | Stocking
You may have noticed, lately, that I have been using the phrase "sparks joy" a lot. I am not talking about the Konmari Method sparks joy (lol), but little things, feelings, experiences that actually make me feel joy. There is only 36 days until Christmas, and 43 days until the end of the decade. End of the DECADE! That is insane! 
So, I am making #SparksJoy my motto for the holidays, and rest of the year/decade. I want to find all the joyful things for the rest of the year. It also helps that my favorite holiday season of the year is here, and it is a joyful one! Something that #SparksJoy can really be anything that makes you feel happy (and if organizing the Konmari way is what brings you joy, then that is ok too 😂). Recently, I have being feeling a lot of joy from the beautiful late fall sunsets here in New Jersey. There have been actually breathtaking, and the other night while I was driving, I actually found a place to pull of the road to admire th…

Anthropologie Gift Guide

Everything at Anthropologie always sparks joy for me during the holidays! I have picked some of my faves for this season! These would make a great stocking stuffer, hostess gift, or small gift for a friend! I have a tradition with my friends where we get each other an ornament every year, and Anthro has some goodies this year!! I am so obsessed with the champagne tea towel. It is not technically from the holiday section, but it says celebration to me! (It also says "Lady's who Brunch" 😂.)

Holiday mugs  |  Gondola ornament  |  Macaron ornaments
Parisian bear ornament  |  Champagne tea towel  |  Macaron stack ornament
Champagne ornament  |  Holiday sugar bowl  |  Avocado ornament  |  Spiced cider candle

Also, I realized I should have posted this last weekend when Anthro had their home sale, but I feel like they will do another one soon!
As always,
#dontforgetyourpearls