2018 Holiday Gift Guide: Friend Edition

The holiday season is here and finding the perfect gift for your loved ones can be quite the struggle! That’s why we’re making sure you’re completely covered for ideas this year. We decided to put out five different gift guides, one for each group of special people in your life! Finding something fun for your girls is a game all of its own. Whether you get something for each person or all go in for a gift swap, there are so many great options to choose from that they’ll all love! Whether they’re into makeup, fashion, home decor, or something else entirely, we have you covered this year.

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High Budget

Jill Rosenwald Pottery

Jill Rosenwald Pottery

Brooke and Lou Woven Tray

Brooke and Lou Woven Tray

Birdie Slippers

Birdie Slippers

Mid-Range Budget

Jewelry from Uncommon James

Jewelry from Uncommon James

FabFitFun Subscription

FabFitFun Subscription

Birchbox Subscription

Birchbox Subscription

Low Budget

A Que Collapsible Water Bottle

A Que Collapsible Water Bottle

Homebody by Joanna Gaines

Homebody by Joanna Gaines

A candle from Charleston Candle Co

A candle from Charleston Candle Co

2018 Holiday Gift Guide: Significant Other Edition

The holiday season is here and finding the perfect gift for your loved ones can be quite the struggle! That’s why we’re making sure you’re completely covered for ideas this year. We decided to put out five different gift guides, one for each group of special people in your life! Today we’re shopping for our significant others. Picking a gift for the one you love most can be deceptively difficult. Honestly, we always think this one is going to be a breeze and then end up stumped. So if you’re in the same boat this year, check out these suggestions! There’s lots of cute things you can do together to really focus on strengthening your relationship. Think experiences and memories versus material things!

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High Budget

Home Movie Projector

Home Movie Projector

Financial Peace University

Financial Peace University

Gift Card for a Couples Massage

Gift Card for a Couples Massage

Mid-Range Budget

Date Night in a Box Subscription

Date Night in a Box Subscription

Amazon Dot

Amazon Dot

Shutterfly Coffee Table Album

Shutterfly Coffee Table Album

Low Budget

Smart Wool Socks

Smart Wool Socks

Matching Coffee Mugs

Matching Coffee Mugs

Scratch off Travel Map

Scratch off Travel Map

2018 Holiday Gift Guide: Sibling Edition

The holiday season is here and finding the perfect gift for your loved ones can be quite the struggle! That’s why we’re making sure you’re completely covered for ideas this year. We decided to put out five different gift guides, one for each group of special people in your life! Does anyone else wish they were a little kid again and could just get their siblings something they secretly wanted, too? Now that you’re grown up and trying to find something to suit their taste and lifestyle, picking a gift isn’t necessarily so easy anymore! Regardless of their personality and your budget, there are some really great picks any sibling is sure to love.

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High Budget:

Airbnb Gift Card

Airbnb Gift Card

Texture Magazine Subscription

Texture Magazine Subscription

Portable Bluetooth Speaker

Portable Bluetooth Speaker

Mid-Range Budget:

Rocksbox Jewelry Subscription

Rocksbox Jewelry Subscription

Winc Wine Subscription

Winc Wine Subscription

Fitbit Flex2

Fitbit Flex2

Low Budget:

Total Money Makeover by Dave Ramsey

Total Money Makeover by Dave Ramsey

The Dollar Shave Club

The Dollar Shave Club

Paint by Numbers

Paint by Numbers

2018 Holiday Gift Guide: Parent Edition

The holiday season is here and finding the perfect gift for your loved ones can be quite the struggle! That’s why we’re making sure you’re completely covered for ideas this year. We decided to put out five different gift guides, one for each group of special people in your life! First up, your parents. Parents are honestly some of the hardest people to shop for (in our humble opinion). They’ve been crushing the gift giving game for so long and have done so much for you, so what really reciprocates all that and properly expresses your gratitude? We’re sure they’ll love whatever you get them, but here are our top picks this year!

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High Budget:

Facebook Portal

Facebook Portal

Fruit Tree

Fruit Tree

Nixplay Digital Photo Frame

Nixplay Digital Photo Frame

Mid-Range Budget:

Personalized Cheese Board

Personalized Cheese Board

Tile Mate

Tile Mate

Blue Apron Subscription

Blue Apron Subscription

Low Budget:

Half Baked Harvest Cookbook

Half Baked Harvest Cookbook

Personalized Return Address Stamp

Personalized Return Address Stamp

Book of the Month Club

Book of the Month Club

Easy DIY Holiday Gifts

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Tight budget for the holidays this year? We’ve all been there! Today we’re sharing two of our favorite, inexpensive and easy DIYs that make wonderful gifts. Customizable and perfect for just about anyone on your list, these quick and easy projects are a fun way to finish off those last few gifts in an afternoon. Whether you’re crafting alone or with the family, we guarantee these projects will be something the whole crowd will enjoy and put a smile on the recipients’ faces!


DIY Glass Ornaments

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Glass Ornaments are easier than you would think and they make a great impression! A simple winter wonderland or festive classic colors, these are two of our favorite ornament designs and each take 10 minutes, tops! Perfect to make in bulk and distribute to everyone in the family or grab as a last minute add-on for a forgotten party.

What You’ll Need:

  • Glass Ornaments
  • Small trees
  • Fake snow
  • Super glue or hot glue
  • Paint pens
  • Festive paper confetti

Instructions:

For a winter wonderland, start by hot gluing or super gluing your Christmas tree to the bottom of your ornament (we used tweezers to guide it into place). Once this dries, create a paper cone and pour your fake snow into the ornament, as much or as little as desired.

For your festive paper confetti ornament, we started by writing a simple “Merry Christmas” on the outside. Once this dries, simply fill the ornament with your confetti and call it a day!


DIY Hand Decorated Mugs

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A hand decorated mug is a great gift for almost anyone in your life! Whether it’s for their morning coffee or tea, or even a yummy mug cake recipe, everyone can use a great mug. Designing or painting the mug gives the perfect touch of personalization to put a smile on anyone’s face.

What You’ll Need:

  • Plain Ceramic Mugs
  • Assorted Paint Pens
  • Paint
  • Paint Brush
  • Painters Tape
 
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Instructions:

Either paint or draw your desired design on your mug. If case of mistakes, take a cotton ball with rubbing alcohol to remove any errors! Bake mugs at 250 F for 30 minutes to set your design. Add some hot cocoa goodies for the perfect gift!

Winter Wedding Inspiration Board

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There are endless ways to capture winter and the holidays on your big day. To help you get inspired for your winter wedding, we’ve come up with a variety of winter themed wedding details! This season is all about greenery, dark red accents, and whimsical decor. So, if your wedding is Christmas themed, play up the green and red color palette. If it’s a winter wonderland theme, add more lights and faux snow elements! There is no shortage of winter elements to brighten your special day!



Winter Bucket List

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Need some fun holiday activity inspiration?! We’ve got you covered! Our Winter Holiday Bucket List has 50 winter and holiday themed activities for you and your loved ones to enjoy this season! And download our printable PDF to check off each one as you go!


  • Go ice skating
  • Go sledding
  • Build a snowman
  • Make and decorate cookies
  • Build a gingerbread house
  • Drink hot cocoa in front of a fire
  • Put up decorations around the house
  • Make a fancy winter cocktail
  • Take a drive to look at Christmas lights
  • Wrap gifts
  • Send a holiday card
  • Do random acts of kindness
  • Buy a matching scarf, mittens, & hat set
  • Wear pj’s all day
  • Kiss someone under the mistletoe
  • Donate old toys
  • Watch holiday movies
  • Read a good book
  • Light scented candles
  • Go skiing/snowboarding
  • Go snowshoeing
  • Set goals for the New Year
  • Make a handmade gift
  • Splurge on a party outfit
  • Make s'mores
  • Make a wreath
  • Build a blanket fort
  • Make paper snowflakes
  • Have a snowball fight
  • Drink eggnog
  • Eat a candy cane
  • Start a new tradition
  • Make a bird feeder
  • Make a snow angel
  • Play a board game
  • Have a coffee date with a friend
  • Make peppermint bark
  • Make an ornament
  • Make a popcorn garland
  • Have an ugly sweater party
  • Plant bulbs indoors for the spring
  • Rock a red lip
  • Create a holiday playlist
  • Attend a tree lighting
  • Participate in a Secret Santa
  • See a play or musical
  • Learn to knit a scarf
  • Call an old friend
  • Catch snowflakes on your tongue
  • Have a winter photoshoot

Holiday Gift Guide

The holiday rush is upon us! We know, we can’t believe it either! Are you stressing over finding the perfect gift for that special someone? Here is our 2015 Holiday Guide. From parents to kids to your better half, you don’t have to worry, we've got you covered.

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  1. West Elm Throw Blankets

  2. Raw Spice Bar Monthly

  3. Imprint Collaborative Gifts

  4. Uncommon Goods Whiskey Barrel Bow Tie

  5. Just Wanderlust Moleskin Cover Organizer

  6. Crosley Portable Turntable

  7. Rosie Revere, Engineer

  8. Pirasta Giant Coloring Poster

  9. Alice's Adventure's in Wonderland

  10. Fig & Yarrow Pink Love Salts

  11. Emerald Duv Letter Bracelet

  12. Minted Watercolor Prints

  13. Elucx Le Gentleman Beard Serum

  14. Beer of the Month Club

  15. Flight 001 "It's Only Money" Money Clip

  16. Kringle Candle Peony Candle

  17. Rifle Paper Co. Journal

  18. Birch Box Monthly Beauty Kits