2016 Gift Guide // The Homebody

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So in making these gift guides, we’re actually just realizing that we’re pretty much just making lots and lots of wish lists, haha (hint hint: that wine rack, though!). This is yet another extremely relatable theme – for that person who just likes to snuggle up watching Netflix, only getting up when absolutely necessary. Someone who is happy as a clam with a glass of wine, music, pjs, dim lighting, and a jigsaw puzzle/knitting needles/coloring book. Our hearts are warming just thinking about it.


1. Dreamy Cotton PJ Set
2. Geo Wine Holder
3. Embroidered Pillow
4. Cozy Socks
5. Faux Fur Throw
6. Fifty/Fifty Candle
7. Marble Incense Holder
8. White Sage Bodywash
9. Desk Lamp
10. African Black Soap Face Mask


2016 Gift Guide // The Foodie

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We all have one in our life, and some of us even are them (raises hands). The foodie appreciates anything and everything that makes the dining experience that much more enjoyable. Items that transform their kitchen into their happy space will get your foodie friend all sorts of giddy. We’re all about pretty little home decor items that bring a little extra life and warmth into the kitchen, fancy additives that they may not usually treat themselves to, or items that appreciate the humor in their obsession (note item #4).

What gifts are you guys eyeing for your food fanatic friends this season??


1. Coffee Press Enamble Pin
2. Jacobsen Salt Kit
3. The Food Lab Cookbook
4. Snack Club Key Tag
5. Black Truffle Salt
6. Wooden Salad Servers
7. Marble & Copper Cheese Knives
8. Wooden Cutting Board
9. Printed Dish Towels
10. Jeni’s Buttermilk Frozen Yogurt Collection


 

Happy Weekend!

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December already?! December is going to fly by – our calendars are already filling up with holiday parties, cookie-swaps, happy hours and a trip to Hartford for Christa’s birthday! Yay! :) What is your favorite December event?!


cct // Work Twinning! 

rkv // 5 spending habits to quit to save some mulla

cct // Miley & Dolly Parton singing Jolene a capella! Inspired by Miley’s backyard session a couple years ago (which is amazing btw).

rkv // What the oldest people in the world eat and drink

cct // Umm, this house is absolutely gorgeous! Now to find $2.2M…

rkv // 4 steps to beat being burnt out

cct // Did you guys see the adorable Wes Anderson H&M Ad with Adrien Brody? 

rkv // Spiced Mexican wedding cookies


 

2016 Gift Guides // The Traveler

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Happy hump day, friends! We’re excited about today’s gift guide – gifts for your traveler! Whether they’re new to traveling, wanting to get into traveling, or are seasoned travelers, these items will excite the curious minds of people looking to experience new places.

Travelers want small, packable items that make life easier while on the road. Notebooks to document their trips, technology gadgets to ease their minds while being without power, and miniature sized items of their favorite things (cocktails, travel books, toiletries), are all great gifts for the traveler. We’re thinking we might add couple things to our wish lists…


1. Cordito Supreme Rollup
2. Plaid Sleep Set
3. The Carry On Cocktail Kit
4. Leather Luggage Tags
5. Kindle Paperwhite
6. Kiehl’s Ultra Facial Collection
7. Clarity Clear Pouch 
8. Zagg iPhone Power Amp 6
9. The New York Times: 36 Hours USA & Canada
10. Field Notes Notebook


 

2016 Gift Guides // The Minimalist

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First off – we hope you all had a lovely Thanksgiving, ours were wonderful🙂

And secondly, Thanksgiving has come and gone, and we’re jumping right to Christmas! While we still can’t believe the holiday season is actually upon us, we can’t pretend it isn’t happening anymore…time is ticking!

We’re starting with the minimalist gift guide – for that person in your life that wants, simple, meaningful, thoughtful gifts that err on the side of handmade, sustainably produced and/or detail oriented. The minimalist doesn’t want much, but they want quality items that they can rely on. Be willing to spend a little more on the minimalist in your life for a piece they will cherish.


1. Wall Clock
2. Pendant Necklace
3. Beanie
4. Turtleneck Sweater
5. Tote Bag
6. Porcelain Travel Mug 
7. Jewelry Stand
8. Copper Book Ends
9. Sea Salt Soap
10. Wool Socks


Thanksgiving Cocktails

Happy {almost} Thanksgiving, loves! Since we’re both *not quite* adult enough to truly host a big Thanksgiving meal (apartment vs. house being the biggest factor), we aren’t usually asked to bring much – but we can make a mean cocktail, so that will be our contribution! Warm and fuzzy is our goal for a Thanksgiving cocktail, and these 4 drinks will do just that! Cheers to a wonderful visit with friends and family during the start to the holiday season. xo

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Clockwise from left:
Hot Rum Horchata
Salted Caramel White Russians
Hot chocolate with Cinnamon and Orange Liqueur
Chai Tea Cocktail


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The Thanksgiving countdown starts today! What are you guys wearing? Reg will be hosting her family in Boston, so a normal, cute outfit can happen, while Christa will be up in New Hampshire at the Farm, so comfort/warmth will win over style.

Olivia’s festive look is perfect for Thanksgiving – mixing deep hues and trendy textiles like pleats, leather and metallics. A cozy but chic sweater mixed with a fun midi skirt and your favorite booties will keep you feeling cute but comfy all night long! Which is important for a holiday centered around eating…


Metallic Sweater // Pleated Skirt  // Rings // Handbag // Velvet Booties // Lip Color 


 

Happy Weekend


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Happy weekend, loves! How was your week? We found ours to be long…but we’ve finally made it to those two blissful days! Christa and Curtis are trying to figure out a plan to find time to see all of the oscar buzz movies in theaters now, and Reg will be doing cutesy Boston things with her roomie like checking out the Christmas Tree lighting in Faneuil Hall. Whatchy’all gonna be doing??


cct // What a fun little video – Globe-making in 1955!

rkv // Because maximizing storage options in my bedroom seems to be a never ending struggle – 6 things you can eliminate from your wardrobe in 20 mins

cct // The Devil Wears Prada movie turned 10 this year, and these 11 Things You Never Knew About the Devil Wears Prada are pretty great!

rkv // Don’t worry non-turkey fans, you have options!

cct // Which 3 Fictional Characters Are You? I got Linda Belcher, Leslie Knope & Spongebob lol

rkv // A wellness guide for your 20s

cct // Haha Famous Artworks Ruined with Design by Committee

rkv // Fend off sickness season – home remedies for when you’re not feeling you’re best


 

Etsy Round Up // Vol 28

Guys, I can’t believe I’m actually saying this – but I’m already starting to think about buying gifts! And next week is Thanksgiving! The holidays are inching closer, and the time to start thinking about gifts is now. Etsy always blows me away with the gorgeous and unique gifts they have and I love sharing what I find with you all! Here are just a few things that I would love to give to friends and family (or keep for myself!)…

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^ Our family is big on games, and Curtis and I just learned how to play cribbage! What a beautiful and easy little travel board!


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^ Inspire your ladies with this tee (and even buttons!)


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^ haha, so great!! What a fun little stocking stuffer or office secret santa gift.


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 Block Print Calendar // Travel Cribbage Board // The Future Is Female Tee // Leather Toiletry Kit // Foodie Dice // Screenprinted Placemats


Sweet Beats // November 2016

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Hey there friends — while these past couple of weeks have definitely been a whirl wind, we’re trying to keep in mind that there is still plenty to celebrate about — last week G&M turned 3, and next week we get to feast and party at Thanksgiving with our friends and family! That set the tone for something a little more funky and upbeat in the playlist department, in addition to the fact that I just finished watching Stranger Things and now I have some serious 80’s music vibes, so there’s a smidgen of that thrown in there as well🙂

Click here to listen on Spotify


november 2016

walrus // d.d. dumbo

heros // david bowie

she has funny cars // jefferson airplane

this must be the place // the talking heads

rock & roll // the velvet underground

lost in the supermarket // the clash

real love baby // father john misty

a dream of you and me // future islands

feel it all around // washed out

origins // tennis

radio // sylvan esso

california // the lagoons