Category: Gifts

Gifts to Buy Yourself

November 29th, 2021 by

As a stylist, finding new items for my wardrobe while shopping for others is an occupational hazard. I mean, if I’m shopping for a client, and happen to come across an item or twelve for myself, that’s just God’s way of telling me I need something new. I have the same philosophy when it comes […]

The Best Last-Minute Gifts for Tween & Teen Girls

December 10th, 2018 by

Follow my blog with Bloglovin This group gives me some serious anxiety. It’s so hard to know what they want! Fortunately, most teens are all too happy to share their wishlists with you. However, if you find yourself shopping for an especially tricky teen, or one you don’t know very well, check out this list […]

The Best Last-Minute Gift Ideas for Men

December 10th, 2018 by

So I wanted to share with you some of the more questionable gifts I’ve bought for my husband, Kevin, over the years, but I was afraid that might make you dismiss this post entirely, and that would be a mistake, because there are some real gems in here. Not the sparkly kind, of course, because […]

The Best Last-Minute Gifts for Women

December 5th, 2018 by

Moms, sisters and other women in our lives often seem like the easiest people on your gift lists. After all, there are so many things you can buy them. And that’s the problem. There are so many things you can buy them. See the best last-minute gifts for women now. The problem is we have […]

Best Hostess Gifts & Stocking Stuffers

December 13th, 2017 by

It’s the little things, you know, especially this time of year. Whether it’s a carefully chosen hostess gift or a specially selected stocking stuffer, these thoughtful surprises are my favorite kind of gift to give, and to receive. Lola and I enjoy putting together several small items to create one larger gift, because nothing is […]

Best Gifts for Tween & Teen Girls

December 1st, 2017 by

The only person harder to shop for than my husband is my 11-year-old daughter. Besides a pair of salmon pink Converse hi-tops and a hamster, her list is filled with cryptic landmines like clothes, jewelry, and “that cup with the bath bombs.” And since I’ve stopped buying clothes and jewelry for her without her preapproval (there […]

15 Best Black Friday Deals, Steals and Gifts

November 21st, 2017 by

Okay, you all know that shopping is kind of my thing. So much so, that when friends are shopping and see something about shopping, they instantly think of me. That’s how I first heard this slogan, which brilliantly combines my love of shopping and reluctance to exercise in a few words.   Black Friday shopping, […]

Best Gifts for Women

December 18th, 2016 by

Sometimes, you’ve just gotta go out and get yourself a present. Not that husbands and kids don’t buy awesome gifts. They do. Or at least they try. Pre-kids, my husband was a fabulous gift-giver. He mostly bought me jewelry, or outfits straight off the mannequin from my favorite boutique, or shoes, or bags. All the […]

Best Gifts for Tweens

December 15th, 2016 by

So, somehow, in the past year, when I wasn’t paying attention, a tween moved in. I don’t know if it was the arrival of the double-digit birthday or the realization that she was completely, positively over American Girl dolls, but my little Lola’s Christmas list started to look a lot like mine… Accessories, clothes, perfume, and, […]

Best Gifts for Men

December 13th, 2016 by

I’ve always considered myself a pretty good gift giver. And then I got married. I made all the rookie mistakes. Buying technology when I don’t know a gadget from a gizmo. Swiping trends straight from the runway and trying to sell my brand new husband on them. Taking a good idea a step too far (i.e. […]