Holiday

12.07.21

The Gift Guide: Holiday Gifts for Everyone On Your List

Christmas is a few weeks away and it seems that some of you …

Christmas is a few weeks away and it seems that some of you are still looking for a few gifts. I asked who you still needed to shop for and how much you wanted to spend, and am including over 100 gift ideas (114 to be exact) for everyone on …

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11.23.21

Gift Guide for Kids and Babies: Toys under $25

The best gifts aren’t always the most expensive ones. I’ve put together a …

The best gifts aren’t always the most expensive ones. I’ve put together a list of over 40 gifts for kids and babies, and they’re all under $25! I’ve covered everything from fidget toys and crafts to play food and vehicles. There’s something for every kid on your list. Here’s my …

Holiday

11.22.21

Gift Guide: Holiday Gifts for Babies and Kids

I started working on a gift guide (under $25) for kids, and came …

I started working on a gift guide (under $25) for kids, and came across some cheery (and festive) toys. One thing lead to another and this post happened. A gift guide full of festive holiday gifts for babies and kids. (And toddlers, too). I’ve put together the ultimate list of …

Holiday

11.18.21

Gift Guide: For Men

After in-laws, men seem to be the toughest group to shop for. Conor …

After in-laws, men seem to be the toughest group to shop for. Conor and I usually choose a joint gift or something simple, but I’d like to get a few things for him this year. I’m not sure why they’re so tough, or maybe it’s that we tend to go …

Holiday

11.15.21

Gift Guide: For The Grandparents and In-Laws Who Have Everything

Why are in-laws so hard to shop for? I know it’s not just …

Why are in-laws so hard to shop for? I know it’s not just me, because year-after-year, I always get a few messages asking for ideas for in-laws, and next to men, this is always one of my most-requested gift guides. This guide feels so similar to last year’s, but some …

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11.12.21

Gift Guide for Toddlers and Little Kids: Our Favorite Toys

I still have a few more gift guides coming out 🎅🏻 and am …

I still have a few more gift guides coming out 🎅🏻 and am especially excited about this one. These are all toys we own or very similar versions of the kinds of toys we play with. My girls are 16 months and (almost) three and-a-half, and it’s so fun watching …

Holiday

11.27.20

2020 Gift Guide: Gifts for Men

Here it is! My most-requested gift guide for dads, husbands, and all the …

Here it is! My most-requested gift guide for dads, husbands, and all the other men in your life. Why are gifts for men so hard to find? As much as I’d love to take credit for this one, I chose the joggers and bourbon – the rest was all Conor.

Holiday

11.22.20

2020 Gift Guide: My Favorite Things

2020. The year of sweatsuits. This almost turned into a roundup of loungewear …

2020. The year of sweatsuits. This almost turned into a roundup of loungewear and cleaning products because those are my most-used items this year and I probably got more excited about my new floor steamer and natural cleaners than I probably should have. But I stopped myself and decided to …

Holiday

11.12.20

2020 Gift Guide: Gifts for Toddlers

I know it’s early but our tree is up and I’m feeling festive, …

I know it’s early but our tree is up and I’m feeling festive, so I put together my first (and hopefully not my last) gift guide! I’ve been on the hunt for gifts for Margot so I included a few that are on my list along with some of our …

Style

04.29.20

Mother’s Day Gift Guide

This year, all I want for Mother’s Day is coffee and breakfast in …

This year, all I want for Mother’s Day is coffee and breakfast in bed, and to remain in my bed (alone) until noon followed by endless Margot snuggles. The thought of relaxing and doing nothing sounds…like the best gift ever. But –– there are a few things I’m really loving …

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11.26.19

2019 Holiday Gift Guide: My Favorite Things

It’s the time of year to treat yourself and all the special women …

It’s the time of year to treat yourself and all the special women in your life. It’s also a time to give, share kindness, and enjoy this special season with the ones you love. This post is not my Christmas list, but it does include the things I love, wear …

Holiday

12.12.18

Gift Guide: For the Guys

Ask any guy what he wants and he’ll probably give you the old …

Ask any guy what he wants and he’ll probably give you the old “I don’t know… I don’t really need anything”. Since I’m as stuck on what to buy a man as most of you (basing this off the overwhelming request on instagram for a gift guide for the guys …

Holiday

12.03.18

2018 Gift Guide: 50 Gifts under $50

It’s here! My 50 favorite gifts under $50. From stocking stuffers to small …

It’s here! My 50 favorite gifts under $50. From stocking stuffers to small splurges, these are my favorite gifts to give everyone on my list (and maybe a few more myself) this holiday season. See more under $50 picks here. 2018 Gift Guide: 50 Gifts under $50. 2018 Gift Guide: …

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11.30.18

2018 Gift Guide: For the Little Ones

Now that I’ve been at this mom thing for almost 5 months (no, …

Now that I’ve been at this mom thing for almost 5 months (no, I can’t believe it), I have my list of favorite toys, clothes, and gear to make our lives easier. I plan on keeping things really simple at Christmas time – just a few small toys and a …

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11.26.18

2018 Gift Guide: Gifts for The Home

Happy Holidays! It’s a winter wonderland here in Chicago and we have our …

Happy Holidays! It’s a winter wonderland here in Chicago and we have our tree up. Christmas music is playing and I’m drinking a warm latte in the Santa mugs I got at Williams-Sonoma in college on crazy sale for just $6. I’m back with one of my most asked for …

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11.12.18

2018 Gift Guide: Gifts For the Girls

I’m back with a few of my favorite things to give this holiday …

I’m back with a few of my favorite things to give this holiday season–my go-to gifts for the girls. I’ve included the things I love and use almost every day. From my favorite joggers and coziest scarf to the best hair dryer and holiday candle, these are the gifts I …

Baby and Kids

08.18.22

The Best Gifts for 1 Year Olds

I’ve now been through this stage twice, so I’ve learned a thing or …

I’ve now been through this stage twice, so I’ve learned a thing or two about what 1 year olds play with. I’ve also experience what they’ll keep playing with in the months (and even years) to come. It’s wild how quickly your one-year-old changes, isn’t it? There are too many …

Family

06.29.22

The Best Birthday Toys and Gifts for 2 Year Olds

My second baby isn’t a baby anymore. My little girl is two! I’ve …

My second baby isn’t a baby anymore. My little girl is two! I’ve shared the best toys for 2 year olds before, but I’ve learned a lot the last two years. And as a mom of two (and one who’s gone through this stage twice) I want to share some …

Shopping

06.03.22

The Best Father’s Day Gifts for Dad

Summer has unofficially started and somehow, it’s June. How are we halfway through …

Summer has unofficially started and somehow, it’s June. How are we halfway through 2022? And now Father’s Day is somehow just a few weeks away. I don’t have a relationship with my own dad, but I married a man who is an incredible father to our girls, and I love …

Shopping

04.22.22

Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

It wasn’t until I became a mom that this day became a happy …

It wasn’t until I became a mom that this day became a happy one for me. I didn’t have that mother-daughter relationship I dreamed of, but I now get to have it with my girls. Good moms (and those who fill those roles for us ) are amazing and deserve …

Baby and Kids

03.24.22

Easter Basket Gift Ideas for Babies, Toddlers, and Little Kids

Easter is still two months away, but the basket and decor are out, …

Easter is still two months away, but the basket and decor are out, and preparing for holidays is always fun. There are a few ways to go. You could do a theme: outdoor toys, swimwear, rain gear, or crafts. Or a mix of some simple favorites: stickers, wooden toys, books, …