Holiday Linens

One of my favorite parts of holiday planning is preparing your holiday table. I love setting a beautiful table for our Christmas Eve dinner or Christmas morning brunch. Half the fun is selecting your theme (jingle bells, snow, plaid, etc.) and deciding on colors. A festive table sets the tone for the meal. Just add a stunning flower arrangement, […]

Essentials for the Little One {Gift Guide for Baby}

Here are a few of my most favorite and practical baby products. Some of these were gifts from other mommy friends who have excellent taste and know what works. These items would make great holiday gifts for expecting moms or moms with newborns, as well as great gifts for a baby shower. I am wrapping up […]

Gifts for the Mr. {Gift Guide}

Here are my holiday picks for the men in your life. Happy shopping! Jacket Patagonia Men’s Down Sweater Jacket in Feather Grey $229 Boxers Tommy Hilfiger {Holiday} Plaid 4-Pack Boxers at Macy’s $32.99 Tie Scottish Wool Tie J. Crew $79.50 (sold out, similar here) Watch Burberry Chronograph Bracelet Watch, 42mm at Nordstrom $895 Espresso Machine Nespresso Inissa […]

Pretty Presents for Your Besties {Gift Guide}

Finding the perfect gift for your girlfriends can always be a challenge. If you are super close, perfume and makeup in their favorite brands that you know they will love are also great gifts. And with my girlfriends, anything sparkly from Kate Spade, J. Crew, and Ted Baker are always welcomed. Besides my go-to spots, […]

Toast to the Host {Gift Guide}

Hope you had a lovely weekend filled with holiday cheer! Here are my picks for your host or hostess that are under $50 for your next round of parties and overnight visits. Joy Hanging Moss Letters Mark and Graham $39 Toast Prosecco Sparkling Wine Glass Crate and Barrel $4.95 (Bonus bring a bottle of champagne […]

Gift Guide for New Moms

Okay, obviously I am an expert in this area and this list is exactly what a new mom needs! The idea here is sleep and relaxation. Period, that is really it. Let’s not get overly creative in this category. New moms are generally exhausted and really would love a good night’s sleep in some luxurious […]

Breakfast Basil Strata

This is how I spent part of my Saturday, going through my favorite magazines searching for great gift ideas and holiday recipes. I updated my holiday gift list and now have a few ideas for some special people in my life. By the way, can we stop for a minute and just admire how amazing […]

Welcome November

Oh October how I love you. I celebrated my third wedding anniversary and welcomed our first child! What a wonderful month it was and will forever continue to be one of my favorite times of the year. As we say goodbye to October, I am actually very excited about what November brings. November is the kick-off […]

Fall Weekend Ideas

   Click on images for links.   So I am really the opposite of weekend inspiration right now. I need to stay fairly close to home and the couch has a nice spot with my name on it. I try to get in my weekend morning workout, which I need because I do feel better after […]

Levi’s Stadium Experience – Go Niners!

  On Sunday, we made our way to Levi’s Stadium for our first San Francisco 49ers football game. My sister and her husband are season ticket holders for the Philadelphia Eagles (my apologies, I know!) so this was a big game for our divided family.

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