2015 Holiday Gift Guide

The holidays are upon us! If you're on top of your game, you've probably already started (or finished) your shopping. If you're like me, you haven't started.

I've been compiling some things that stuck out to me as I think about what I want and what I think my friends and family will like. I'm sharing some of those things with you in my crude attempt at a holiday gift guide! I warn you, this list skews quite female. And by skews, I mean it's almost entirely female-oriented. Sorry, I can't help you with the men in your life.

If you have some great gift ideas to share, please send them my way! I welcome more ideas and inspiration!

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Mani Monday #26: The Dark Night

In keeping with my grey theme from last week, I decided to go with an extra dark shade of the color. It almost looks black, but I promise you it isn't. I've held it next to black polish and there's a (very slight) difference. That's part of what I like about this color, I feel like it makes it a little more interesting than if it were just black.
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Mani Monday #25: Shades of Grey

I've been trying to find the perfect light grey for awhile, but the struggle has been real. This one came in the mail just when I had given up, and of course I love it. It's a great neutral color without being boring, AND I received several compliments on it (bonus points for that). I definitely recommend it if you're looking for a lighter shade of grey.
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8 Festive Desserts for Thanksgiving

I'm having a hard time accepting that it's November. Probably because it's been in the 70s for the last few days, and that's more April than November.

But it is, in fact, November, and Thanksgiving is right around the corner. While I won't actually be preparing food since I'm going to my parents' house (and my mom is significantly better at preparing the food than I could ever be), I still find myself drooling over Thanksgiving-themed desserts.

I compiled a list of some of the particularly festive desserts I found to help inspire your Turkey Day baking activities. If you've seen other Thanksgiving-inspired desserts, send them my way!

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Mani Monday #24: Mittens

Fall is here! Cooler weather is upon us! I get to wear boots and sweaters and jackets and scarves. I know it's an unpopular opinion, but I love this time of year.

I also love it because it's time for darker nail colors. Although, if I'm being honest, I'll wear dark nail polish in the middle of summer, and I'll wear springy colors in the dead of winter. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

I'm not really sure what to call this color. It's blueish, I guess, but also kind of grey. I like it though, and it's perfect for fall/winter.

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