Holiday Gifting 101: How to Finish Your Christmas Shopping Without Losing Your Mind in the Process

Christmas Gifts: A Complete Guide
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A lot of us (myself included) are dealing with extra emotions during the holidays. Whether it’s stress, anxiety, or sheer panic, the gift-giving deadlines that creep up at Christmastime can bring up all sorts of feelings. Maybe it’s your nieces and nephews that are stressing you out because you have no idea what kids are even into anymore! Or maybe it’s your mother-in-law who who already has everything she could ever want. Or maybe your husband, when asked what he’d like for Christmas, only answers with the not-so-helpful phrase, “Whatever you’d like to get me.” 

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Curbly Gift Guide: The Ultimate Stocking Stuffer Round-Up

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If Christmas gifts consisted only of stockings and the goodies therein, I'd be one very happy gal. While I absolutely adore the tradition of gift-giving, I find gathering the little things most exciting. Below is my list of favorite stocking stuffer gifts, and they're arranged into the following categories:    


Stocking Stuffers For Ladies

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1. Sara Happ Lip Slip: Give her something super luxe this year! This stuff is incredible… no more dry lips, and it has a lovely sheen that she'll love. Continue Reading

The Best Gifts For Men | Mega Guide for Gift Inspiration

Best Gifts for Men
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It’s that time of year where you scour shops for the perfect gift for the guy in your life. You want something that will make him “ooh” and “ahh,” or smile and chuckle. We know coming up with gift ideas for men can be tough. Lots of guys aren’t willing (or able) to tell you what they really want. And thinking of holiday or birthday gifts for men that are really unique can feel overwhelming. Continue Reading

10 Awesome & Budget-Friendly Gifts for Groomsmen

10 Budget-Friendly Groomsmen Gifts

I’ve gotta say, I feel a little bad for the groomsmen in a wedding. You want to say thanks for being here for us today, but there are so few ideas out there when compared to gifts for bridesmaids. Have no fear! Whether you’re a bride or groom shopping for the men in your wedding party, these 10 budget-friendly groomsmen gifts are sure to be appreciated. 

 Admittedly, I find it difficult to shop for men, so I enlisted the help of my boyfriend for opinions on what he’d like to receive if he were a groomsman. Continue Reading

Gift Guide: 25 Gifts For Guys That Will Rock Their World

Gift Guide: 25 Gifts For Guys That Will Rock Their World

It's that time of year where you scour the shops both online and in store for the perfect gift for the guys in your life. We've taken out a lot of the work and rounded up 25 of the coolest gifts for guys from around the web! From tools to gourmet food kits to wooden cuff links, there's something for every man on your list! 


Gift Guide: 25 Gifts For Guys That Will Rock Their World
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1. Bondic Liquid Plastic Welder – This little tool is a must for any fixer upper. Continue Reading

Gift Guide: 14 Awesome DIY Gifts for Men

We're kicking off holiday gift guides today with some DIY gift ideas for the men in your life. I swear, guys always seem a little bit more tricky to make gifts for, but these homemade gift projects are too cool not to try. So, here are fourteen of my favorite awesome gifts to make for men this holiday season.    

1. DIY Manly Man's Cowl (check out some other options on Etsy)

2. DIY Electric Camp Lantern (here's another cool option)

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Gift Guide: Men’s and Women’s Style and Fashion Accessories Under $75

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What do you get for your extremely fashionable but totally hard to buy for friends and family members this year? Something from today’s fashion gift guide, of course. There are unique gifts for him and awesome gifts for her. You may even find a few things you want to buy for yourself. Go ahead. You deserve it.   

Gifts for Women…

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Pleated Bow Dress $70


Limited Lava Bead Necklace $28

ampersand tote

Ampersand Tote $28

turban accessory

Navy Blue Turban Twist $12.95

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Square Ceramic Hair Elastic $54


Beaded Drop Bracelets $50

Gifts for the men…

camera cooler

The Camera Cooler Bag $50

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Cool Nike Sneakers $70

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Striped Pullover $48


Mustard Lambswool Skinny Tie $44

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Anorak Color Block Jacket $55.41

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Indigo Scarf $50

What are you gifting for the men and women in your life this year?

9 Awesome Modern Valentine’s Day Cards for Men

created at: 02/01/2012

It’s February 1st, and so we figured it was about time to find this year’s most thoughtful and heartwarming greetings for Valentine’s Day. But, it’s now 2012, it’s becoming increasingly difficult to find the best way to say “I love you” at the card store at the mall, or worse, the aisle at the supermarket. Times have changed, and there’s a whole world of stationery out there to help you share your warmest thoughts.

For help, we turned to our pal Carina Murray of Crow and Canary, an artisanal stationery firm based in Portland, Oregon.  Continue Reading

Bathroom Etiquette for Men.

Fatherly blog offers nine bathroom etiquette tips for men whom share their washrooms with women they value. Have a look below for an overview, then read the full article here.

  • Lower the seat!
  • Replace the empty role of toilet paper.
  • Clean out the shower or bath when you're done using it.
  • Stack rolls of toilet paper under the sink.
  • Place a stack of clean towels under the sink.
  • Rinse off the sink and countertop after shaving.
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