Gift Lyst: Thanksgiving Host + Hostess

‘Tis the season of spoiling your favorite people! I’ve always loved bringing something special to the saint who offers to host Thanksgiving. A lot of work goes into having that many people in one house! I still have nightmares about cleaning my childhood home pre-holiday [no hard feelings, mama]. Express your gratitude with something from our gift lyst. I’m especially obsessing over this bulldog bottle opener because of my pup. I…. Read more

How to Gift Store-Bought Flowers

Bright colors + fresh smells are enough to shake off a bad day. Hence, why flowers are the perfect gift. Birthdays, showers, anniversaries, dinner parties [you name it] — are all ideal for gifting a bouquet. But, if you’re anything like me, you’ll forget until the last-minute. Here’s how to take store-bought flowers and turn them into a stellar-looking, sentimental gift… You’ll need: fresh blooms, kraft paper, scissors, rubber bands…. Read more

Holiday Trenches + Hostess Gifts

Growing up, my parents begged me to dress up for Christmas Eve. During my stubborn years, I wore my fanciest pajamas (Barney-themed, obviously). And during my tween years, I snagged my big sister’s stilettos. Fast forward to adulthood, and I’ve got my own fancy favorites for the holidays. Among them is a white trench that dresses up even the most casual pieces. Try pairing a classic coat of yours with simple…. Read more