Category Archives: Holiday

The Lazy Girl’s Guide to Halloween Costumes

I don’t know about you, but I’ve always been a bit lazy when it comes to Halloween costumes. Sure, I’d love to channel my inner Martha Stewart and spend weeks concocting some clever show stealer, but I’m rather craft-challenged and never seem to find the time. If you’re looking for some simple, foolproof costume ideas, today is your lucky day. Below, explore some of my favorite fun (dare I even say “chic”!) Halloween ensembles. Some of the pieces you’ll actually wear again! READ POST

Over 50 Fabulous Mother’s Day Gifts

Mother’s Day is just over 3 weeks away and I can’t wait to celebrate with my mom and grandmother in Paris. Below I’ve rounded up my favorite Mother’s Day gifts for your loved ones. If you’re hoping to give one of the monogrammed items, keep in mind that you should order as soon as possible. Hope you find something perfect for mummy dearest! READ POST

The Best Birthday Cards on Etsy

I hope you all love stationery as much as I do because I’m having great fun compiling these greeting card posts (check out sweet cards for new babies and Valentine’s Day). Next up are my favorite Etsy birthday cards. After all, it’s always somebody’s birthday and having cards on hand makes sending thoughtful snail mail so much easier. Below are over 30 birthday greeting cards for friends and family. Enjoy! (Above, elephant birthday card) READ POST

Valentine’s Day Gifts for Her

It’s hard to believe Valentine’s Day is only two weeks away. I shared gifts for guys and cute Valentine’s cards, but what about the ladies…? Whether you’re dropping hints to your significant other or shopping for something sweet for your mom/sister/grandmother, in this post you’ll find my favorite gifts for gals. I’d gladly be the recipient of any of the goodies below (cashmere please!). First up, the letterpress flamingo art print above. 

Gold Heart Necklace, $450 (love, love, love)

Cast-Iron Heart-Shaped Dutch Oven, from $150

Let’s French Greeting Card, $5

Gingham Monogrammed Sleep Mask, $20

Wool and Cashmere Blend Heart Sweater, $450

Pink Nike Air Max Thea, $95

Pink Silk Ikat Polka Dot Pillow, $50

Gold Stackable Initial Ring, $69

Leather Pouch, $60

Mini Pom Basket, $25

Diptyque Rosa Mundi Limited Edition Candle, $68

Comme Des Garcons Low-Top Sneakers, $125

Chocolate Truffles, $40

Seersucker Jewelry Roll, $49 (more colors available)

Heart-Shaped Waffle Maker, $40

Le Labo Rose 31 Eau de Parfum, $175

Cashmere Crew Sweater, $100

Gold Heart Stud Earrings, $475

Kate Schelter for Sleepy Jones Pajama Shirt, $158

Gucci Wallet, $350

Peony Still Life Art Print, $30

Red Gucci Loafers, $595

Pink Rose Chocolate Layer Cake, $65

Red Monogrammed Canvas Weekender, $120

Comme Des Garcons Striped Heart Tee, $128 (more colors available)

Leather Travel Case Set, $110

Velvet Dot Wire Bra, $50

Cactus Greeting Card, $5

Kitty Embroidered Velvet Slippers, $515 (more colors available)

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Over 40 Fun Valentine’s Day Gifts for Guys

Trying to think of something fun for your honey this Valentine’s Day…? I’ve rounded up over forty ideas for everyone from the paddle ball champion to the maple syrup connoisseur. This year, Simon and I will be in Oxford, England for Valentine’s (can’t wait!) so I need to order his gift straight away. I hope you find something perfect for someone you love! Above, the Stud-ville Card. READ POST