Ah Valentine’s Day. Whether you are shopping for yourself or your loved ones, you are sure to find the perfect gift at Target (and maybe a few more things you don’t need lol). In addition to inspiration, I also have a chance for you to win a $600 in a Target gift card. You can find additional information at the bottom of this post.
Dressing for the occasion
When it comes to Valentine’s Day, the more whimsical the better! Target has some of the cutest pieces that are under $30 too!
Gift ideas under $15
If you are on a budget, these gifts are easy to give as gifts and don’t break the bank!
Looking to spend a little more this Valentine’s Day? These gifts are sure to dazzle.
For the guys
Because they are just as addicted to Target as we are – don’t let them fool you! 😘
I hope this post helps you out. **PRO TIP** if you need last minute gifts, select the pick-up in store option! This option will also save you $$ on shipping costs. Be sure to check out my post on why flowers always make the best gifts!
Time to treat yourself just in time for Valentine’s Day!
I’ve teamed up with a group of bloggers to give one lucky winner
a chance to win a $600 Target Gift Card!
To enter:complete the steps in the rafflecopter below. The more steps you complete, the more entries you receive, and the better your chance at winning! This giveaway runs until February 5th at 12am PST
Winner will be announced here. Good Luck! *this giveaway is in no way sponsored by Target.
Sharing Valentine’s Day gift ideas from Nordstrom + details on how you can enter my latest Nordstrom giveaway!
With the holidays long behind us, it’s time to look forward to the next big holiday of the year: Valentine’s Day! Whether you have someone special in your life or just want as special day with your closest friends, Valentine’s Day is a great opportunity to catch up with the people you love the most. Today, I am am dedicating this post to Valentine’s Day gift ideas from Nordstrom + sharing details on how you can enter my latest Nordstrom giveaway!
Valentine’s Day swag
These styles were simply too cute not to share with you all!
Galentine’s Day gift ideas
Simple and affordable items your girls are going to LOVE!
Gifts for her
You can never go wrong with jewelry but don’t underestimate the power of cozy gifts for her! Nothing beats having a warm blanket while watching Disney+ 😘
Chocolates with a twist
Surprise your loved one with chocolates that fit their personality and style!
Self care = self-love
Let’s be honest: we can never have too many masks. Trust me, whether it’s a friend or your significant other, they will be thrilled to throw on a mask after a long day!
For the fellas
I hope this post sparks some fun ideas for your loved ones. Be sure to check out my post about why flowers make the best gifts. As promised, the details to my Nordstrom giveaway can be found below. Good luck!
Time to treat yourself just in time for Valentine’s Day!
I’ve teamed up with a group of bloggers to give one lucky winner
a chance to win a $600 Nordstrom Gift Card!
To enter:complete the steps in the rafflecopter below. The more steps you complete, the more entries you receive, and the better your chance at winning! This giveaway runs until January 29th at 12am PST
Winner will be announced here. Good Luck! *this giveaway is in no way sponsored by Nordstrom.
Sharing outfit idea + travel tips for your next trip to escape the winter!
Let me be the first to say that I do not travel often. My work as a blogger and waitress means I spend at lot of my time either working at a restaurant or in front of a computer. However, for the first week of 2020 I got a chance to go away for the week to sunny Jamaica! As such, I wanted to share my winter getaway style + travel tips for you to use for your next trip to escape the cold!
Avoid overpacking by packing only what is necessary
My boyfriend is one of the most incredible minimalists I know. For our week long trip to Jamaica, he only had a carry bag pack. That’s right – one carry on for the entire week! You can follow his example by considering the following when you are packing:
Your location: are you going some place warm or cold? If you are going somewhere tropical, pack more bathing suits and cover-ups.
Toiletries: are you staying at a resort? A house? Some of your toiletries items you can get there instead of packing in your bag.
Chargers: what do you need them for? Your phone, camera, laptop?
Below is a image that you can download for as an easy reference guide!
Petite friendly swimsuit options
I did a lot of a last minute packing for this trip. Thanks to Amazon, I was able to get some new swimsuits quickly like the one I am wearing. **IMPORTANT** this suit is a set. Sadly, you cannot switch out a small top for a medium bottom so keep this in mind. In these images I am wearing a size S but I will be exchanging it for a size M.
When it comes to traveling, it’s important to dress properly. You want to make sure you are comfortable. For me, that is a a warm sweater, a pair of jeans (for me, thats comfort lol) and ankle boots. Under my sweater, I had a camisole shirt so that I could take off my sweater once we arrived to warmer weather (the fans on the plane might also make you cold so keep this in mind). Remember: comfort is key.
Sharing my first time experience with WINC and why I believe their subscription is the best gift for the wine lover in your life! Plus, learn more about how you can get $22 off your first box!
Do you like wine but not know much about it? Me too! That’s why when WINC reached out to me about their wine subscription service, my natural curiosity was sparked. Subscriptions seems to be the best kind of gifts you can give these days. Whether it’s for pet lovers or beauty enthusiasts, gifting a subscription is a fun gift to receive during any time of the year. Today I am dedicating a post sharing the best gift for the wine lover in your life that you can gift for the holidays or any time of the year.
The process is super simple. If you are like me, I had no idea what to get beyond Sauvignon Blanc and Rose. WINC has a palette test that you take which matches you up with wines that you are most likely to enjoy based on your taste preferences. Once you have picked your wines, you simply put in your address and payment information, then you are done!
Receiving my box in the mail
My box came within 3 days of my order. Keep in mind that when your box is delivered it does have to be signed off by someone at least 21+ or older. WINC was amazing at keep my updated with when my order was coming.
Of course I was thrilled to try a new bottle of Sauvignon Blanc. It has also been a lot of fun getting to try new wines that I would never have tried before. WINC also provided a welcome packet inside my subscription box that has allowed me to learn more about wine and the science behind it. I truly believe that WINC is the best gift for the wine lover in your life. Whether they are a long time lover of wine or they are someone that is looking to try someone new, this is a subscription that is sure to please!
If you are looking to give the gift of WINC this year, I have a special offer for you. You can get $22 off your first box! Keep in mind that this is a MEMBERSHIP and will require you to enter in a credit card to charge you each month. You can cancel your subscription anytime! If you are still struggling to find a great gift, be sure to check out my idea for unique gift ideas.
It’s finally here! Today I am sharing 5 reasons why pajamas make the best gifts! Pajamas are not only fun to gift but also super also super thoughtful. This gift idea is sure to help ease the stress of the holidays.
1. No guilt.
If you have a large family like I do, often you are exchanging gifts way before Christmas arrives. So you can give a cute pair of pajamas as a gift that your loved ones will enjoy all season long!
2. Your Christmas photos will be amazing!
Nothing beats opening gifts on Christmas Eve or Christmas Day – especially with festive pj’s! I even got matching Mickey and Minnie Pj’s from The Disney Store for my boyfriend and I to wear. Can you say photo op? 😉
3. They are great for layering.
Do you remember when you were a kid and your mom would have you layer up with your pj’s from time to time? I use some of my pj’s as under shirts or a second layer with my pants in the winter. It’s a simple hack that works at any age!
4. They are budget friendly.
The great thing about pajamas is that you can find a great pair at reasonable prices that will not hurt your budget. Or you can gift luxury ones from brands like Kate Spade or Nordstrom. Either way, this cozy and comfy gift will be sure to keep your wallet happy and your loved ones even happier.
5. The start a fun, family tradition.
By giving your friends and family holiday pajamas, they may get some for the rest of the family too! There are some many cute family holiday pajama sets out there like this Mickey and Minnie family set, this set from the Disney store and this one from Macy’s.
Don’t forget slippers and socks for extra comfort! Lauren Conrad has some adorable new slippers from her line at Kohls. Plus, everyone loves some soft socks when they are relaxing in their pj’s. 😉
What are some of your favorite gifts you like to give during the holidays? I have another gift idea that you can check out here. Leave me a comment and you might see it as a topic on my next blog post!
This past spring, I had the amazing opportunity to be on an Easter segment on Pix 11 wearing a Maggy London dress. I’ve grown really close with this marketing team and even purchased one of their dresses for my birthday. So here it is! My holiday style guide courtesy of my fabulous Maggy London team and their winter holiday collection.
One of the reason I love the holidays so much is because everyone tends to step outside of their comfort zone with fashion. It seems like everyone likes to add extra sparkle to their looks during the holidays. That is why I am sharing some holiday style outfit ideas that you can use for every holiday occasion that you have this year.
ADD SOME SPARKLE TO THE HOLIDAYS
One of the many reason I love this dress is because it has long sleeves. Allow with some elegant sequins, this is a dress that is super flattering!
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GREEN FOR THE HOLIDAYS
There is nothing like a classic green dress for the holidays. I love how flattering this dress is on my petite frame! The long sleeves are great for the winter. I loved styling it with white pumps and a festive earrings.
With the excitement of giving gifts for the holidays comes the stress of finding the right gift for that special someone. Whether is a parent or best friend, finding unique gifts can be a challenge. That’s why this week I am highlighting how to give a unique gifts this holiday season!
Gift a holiday experience
There is nothing like sharing an experience with someone you love! If you live in the try-state area, you know there is nothing like experience a Broadway show. And guess what? Now you can gift tickets to a Broadway show without making yourself broke! TodayTix is the Uber of New York Broadway showsoffering tickets as low as $35 this Black Friday/ Cyber Monday. Be sure to bookmark this post to refer to it later. Be sure to sign up for my email alerts so I can send an email reminder for the sale starts! P.S. this ticket stub diaryis a great addition to the gift – add the tickets in there so you can surprise your loved on (and they have something to open).
For the health conscious
This unique gift idea is sure to be a hit! These avocado huggersare made out of silicone to help your favorite healthy fat fresh longer. The best part? They are under $20! I also love these beeswax reuseable sandwich wraps. My little sister is a beekeeper who continues to sing praises of their alternatives to plastic bags. Yet another great find for under $15!
Having trouble finding a gift for newly wed friends? This movie marque sign would make a great addition to their home and it can be customized to whatever you want it to read! Nothing says “I love you” more than a gift that you can personalize. Items like this mixtape pillow and personalized record doormat make a fun addition to anyone’s home. These are especially great for new home/apartment owners!
When it comes to unique gifts, our active friends can be a challenge. We all have that one friend/family member that is super active. Even when it’s freezing outside, they insist on staying active. If you have a friend who is a runner, these night runner lightswill keep them safe, lighting their path (plus helps them finish their run in case the sun sets early on them).
Our pets are a big part of our lives. If your loved one has a fur baby, these gifts will be sure to surprise them! Gifts like this customized pet illustration give a fun addition to the walls of any home. Simply send in a picture and the artists re-creates their photo into an illustration! This leak proof dog bowl is also a great gift to give (and it is under $30). My favorite gift for kitties by far is this DJ Cat Scratching Padthat is under $40 and is sure to give some laughs when your family and friends open it!
I hope these idea provide you with some inspiration to make this holiday season the best one yet! Do you love my holiday wrapping paper? You can learn more about it by checking out my post about adding an artistic touch to your holiday gift giving! Happy shopping xo.