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

Gift Lyst: Father’s Day

Let’s be honest: dad is tough to buy for. I got tired of gifting Father’s Day ties + cologne back when I was 10 [+ unlucky for us, men just don’t appreciate beautiful blooms like mom does.]. Katie + I have been searching for sweet, practical + playful gift ideas for the upcoming holiday. Honestly, I’m super bad about waiting until the last-minute. The only thing that’s [kind of] saved…. Read more

Small Stones, Big Stories

I don’t know a girl who doesn’t love her jewels. But that love is almost always rooted in something bigger than the jewel itself. The sentiment. The story. The significance. Jewelry with meaning makes us feel safe and loved, wouldn’t you agree? The super sappy girl in me is attached to wearing some piece of jewelry representative of each person in my family. I’m one of five kids, so that’s a…. Read more

Last-Minute Gifts for your Valentine

Valentine’s Day is tomorrow. Instead of sprinting to the store for a dozen overpriced roses, consider these last-minute ideas that put a meaningful spin on an otherwise-traditional gift. These are available in-stores (or, in your hearts) everywhere. They’re more about the sentiment than the price tag. Let’s start with the ladies… Sweet Surprises: A few sweet treats go a long way. Pick up a heart-shaped bowl (available at The Paper Source + Target),…. Read more