My Annual Plant Lover Gift Guide

Plant Lover Gift Ideas, Gift Guide for Christmas & Holidays 2019 via #giftguide #giftidea #giftgiving #gifts #presents #christmaspresents #christmasgiftideas #christmasgift #plantlady #plants #plantlover

I’ve shared plant lover gift guides for the past few years. Without a fail, they are always so much fun to research and curate! I feel like these gifts are perfect for a variety of people, too. From coworkers to your boss to a cousin, most of these gifts will work. After all, who doesn’t love plants??

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Purr-fect Cat Lady Gift Ideas

The Best Gift Ideas for The Cat Lady in Your Life! Cat Person Gift Ideas, Gift Guide for Christmas & Holidays 2019 via #giftguide #giftidea #giftgiving #gifts #presents #christmaspresents #christmasgiftideas #christmasgift #catlady #cats #cat

As I write this post, Georgette is on my lap whining about being on my lap. But sometimes I just require some force-cuddling! When I post about her to Instagram, I always get a comment or two saying they didn’t realize we had a cat. I guess the dogs tend to get more love? But I am definitely a cat lady at heart. Also this just happens to be one of the funnest gift guides that I share every year.

Photography by Ashley Lynn Fry.
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12 Delicious Thanksgiving Recipes We Swear By

12 Delicious Thanksgiving Recipes We Swear By! Recipes including cheese board, potato gratin, winter kale salad, an apple galette, and more! #recipes #holidayrecipes #thanksgiving #holiday #holidayrecipes #christmas #thanksgiving #thanksgivingdinner #hanksgivingdinnerideas #turkeyrecipe #turkeydinner #sidedish #holidaydessert

I cannot believe Thanksgiving is only two weeks away! If you’re like me, you’re still planning your dinner menu and looking for a few new recipes to wow your friends and family. To make your planning easier, I rounded up some of our favorite Thanksgiving recipes from the blog archives. There are SO many delicious appetizers, side dishes, and desserts. Truth be told, it was quite difficult to choose only 12 recipes — so if you’re looking for more, there are plenty of other Thanksgiving recipe ideas to choose from here!

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Gift Ideas for Your Husband, Brother, & Dad

Looking for Unique Gifts for Him? These Picks Have You Covered! Gift ideas for husband, boyfriend, brother, father and more! Guy Gift Ideas, Gift Guide for Christmas & Holidays 2019 via #giftguide #giftidea #giftgiving #gifts #presents #christmaspresents #christmasgiftideas #christmasgift #outdoorsy #mensgifts #forhim #giftsforhusband #giftsforbrother #giftsfordad #giftsformen

When I polled my Instagram followers about what gift ideas they need this year, there was one suggestion that was repeated over and over again… gifts for him! From husbands to boyfriends to fathers, cousins, uncles and more, it seems like everyone is at a loss about what Christmas gift to give this year. I spent tons of time scouring the best sources to curate these lists — and just like all the other gift guides this year, they are grouped by budget!

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Make These Soy Wax Candles with Juniper Berry Essential Oil for a Thoughtful Gift

How to Make Soy Wax Candles with Juniper Berry Essential Oil. Embrace the hygge with a beautiful soy wax candle scented with juniper berry and decorated with fresh cedar, plus they are an easy handmade gift idea! Get the full tutorial at #diy #candle #juniperberry #essentialoils #soywax #candlediy #handmadegift #giftidea #christmas #holiday

I know Joanna is ready and willing to start adding some cozy holiday touches to her tiny bungalow, and I’m not very far behind her. I’m already dreaming of trimming the tree and unpacking my Nutcracker collection (yes, really). But until we go full Christmas up in here, we thought it’d be nice to ease our way into the season with these super simple, beautiful juniper berry candles festooned with dried juniper berries and fresh cedar fronds. It’s a quick and easy way to make something festive — and it’s perfect for upcycling old glass vessels!

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Sustainable Gift Ideas for Your Earth-Loving, Hippie Friend

Sustainable Gift Ideas to Inspire & Encourage an Eco Friendly, Zero Waste Lifestyle! Zero Waste Gift Ideas for the Eco-Conscious, Gift Guide for Christmas & Holidays 2019 via #giftguide #giftidea #giftgiving #gifts #presents #christmaspresents #christmasgiftideas #christmasgift #wellness #zerowaste #ecoliving #greenliving

Truly, this is one of my favorite gift guides! Not only is it perfect for your hippie friend who is saving the planet one takeaway cup at a time, but it’s also a great way to encourage others to consider the earth in their daily lives. As embracing a more sustainable lifestyle becomes ‘trendier,’ sustainable gift ideas have gotten way more stylish. I will say, I am not 100% versed in the manufacturing processes of these gifts. So if you are looking for a gift that is truly zero waste and eco-friendly, I suggest doing more research. That being said, I curated this sustainable gift guide as a list of thoughtful gifts that I know I’d love to receive, as someone who is eco conscious in my daily life!

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5 Alternative Ways to Give Thanks

Alternative Ways to Give Thanks & Bring More Meaning to Your Thanksgiving. Personal essay about finding more meaning and being more intentional during the holidays. #thanksgiving #turkeyday #holidays #personalessay #givethanks #gratitude

Thanksgiving is right around the corner, which means the holidays are pretty much here. Where did 2019 even go?! This question pops up in my mind every time I publish a gift guide or share anything else holiday-related on the blog. It causes me stress with how quickly time passes, anyone else? Lately, I’ve been very aware of how it can be hard to take time to slow down and and give thanks. And although this is typically a time of joy and celebration, sometimes the holidays are a little more complicated than just pretty tablescapes and delicious food. With allll of that in mind, I have been thinking of alternative ways to give thanks this year. If you’re feeling anything remotely similar, I hope this post helps you… and at the very least, I hope it inspires you to view Thanksgiving in a new light.

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