I know that self-care has become more and more of a buzzword lately, but it is so important. I truly believe in the importance of building a sustainable wellness routine that can be done every day. There are so many gift ideas that are wonderful ways to encourage self-care. Even if your gift’s recipient currently doesn’t have a ritual, these thoughtful self-care gift ideas can help establish and inspire one.Continue reading “Thoughtful Gift Ideas to Encourage Self-Care”
Entertaining is absolutely one of my favorite things to do. I looove a good dinner party and making a meal for guests. When people talk about love languages, mine is preparing a delicious dinner! But what about the place setting on the table? As a stylist, I always take the extra amount of time to curate a beautiful tablescape when I host. If you’re like me, you have white dinnerware that gets used on a daily basis. The holidays call for a little bit more style, so I figured it’s a good time to share some tips on dressing up your everyday plates! No matter the color palette of your home, one of these 4 looks is guaranteed to work for you.Continue reading “4 Ways to Dress Up Your White Dinnerware”
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??Continue reading “My Annual Plant Lover Gift Guide”
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.Continue reading “Purr-fect Cat Lady Gift Ideas”
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!Continue reading “12 Delicious Thanksgiving Recipes We Swear By”
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!Continue reading “Gift Ideas for Your Husband, Brother, & Dad”
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!Continue reading “Make These Soy Wax Candles with Juniper Berry Essential Oil for a Thoughtful Gift”