Gift Guide for Men: 40 Picks Under $200


I always struggle with finding the right gifts for men in my life, so this year I did a little digging to find some unique gift ideas. I must admit, I’m having a lot of fun shopping for loved ones this season… there are so many great finds! If you’re on the hunt for the perfect present for your husband, dad, brother, uncle, grandpa, friend, whoever, this guide has you covered. I’ve included 40 ideas… and all under $200! From the grill master and the coffee aficianado to the tech lover or the trendy, you’ll find everything you need from little trinkets for stocking stuffers and more substantial presents to place under the tree.

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50 Under $50


Happy Thanksgiving! This year is baby’s first turkey day and I’ve promised myself to put down technology and step away from social as much as I can in order to devote my time today to family… and food. BUT if you’re settling into the couch and currently experiencing a pie coma like me, then you’re in luck because I’ve pulled together the ultimate gift guide to help you snag those holiday must-haves for the gals in your life! Whether you’re shopping for mom, grandma, your sister or a friend, here are some gift ideas for the girls — all under $50!

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DIY: Holiday Card Display

If there’s one thing we’re lacking in our current home, it’s extra space. Our luggage is squished into the closet with the water heater and we have stacks of stuff that fall under the category “I’m-not-really-sure-where-to-put-this” just piling up in random corners. Needless to say, we live in a shoebox. I love our little shoebox, but it’s a shoebox nonetheless.

With the house hunt likely starting in the spring months, I’m putting built-in cabinets at the top of the “must-have” list. Gosh, what I would give for wall-to-wall, floor-to-ceiling built-ins… sigh. Oh, and a pretty mantel would be just fine too. *swoon*

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