Gift Guide for Him

'Tis the season to be jolly!  Unless of course, you're stressing over what to buy everyone this year for Christmas.  But no worries, we're here to help!  We're bringing a series of gift guides your way, and we're starting off with the fellas! 

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ONE | WATCH Watches tend to be a common gift. However, this watch made of wood, would make a unique addition to your guys collection.

TWO | COLOGNE SUBSCRIPTION Great gift for the guy who wears cologne. This subscription service sends your guy different designer sents based on the frequency of your choice. The 8ml bottles are also great for travel.

THREE | PANTS Men love a comfy wardrobe, but sweatpants are necessarily the best look. These Lululemon discipline pants are just the right solution.  I think my husband would live in these every day if he could. -M

FOUR | GOOGLE HOME New technology is a go-to gift for most guys, and this Google Home does a little bit of everything.  The design isn't too large and unbecoming, and it's offered in a variety of different colors to fit your home.  A win for all.

FIVE | WHAT DO YOU MEME? GAME Are we crazy or do most guys prefer to communicate with memes instead of traditional text messages?  This fun game gives a whole new way to do game night and is sure to bring lots of laughs.

SIX | HEADPHONES These special edition Beats come in a variety of colors. Great for the music lover or for those that travel often and need to cancel out noise.

SEVEN | BLACKSTONE GRIDDLE Blackstones are all the rage these days and for good reason.  You can cook anything from pancakes to stir-fry to burgers, making your man feel like a professional chef in the process.

EIGHT | BREWING KIT The IPA is one of the most popular beer styles around. Give your hop lover a beginner set to brew their own at home.

NINE | SHAVING KIT This elegant shaving kit makes the mundane task of shaving a little more special.

TEN | BBQ TOOLS As cliche as it may sound, what man doesn't like to grill out?  A new bbq tool kit is functional and fun!

ELEVEN | SNEAKERS These Adidas are a classic and can be dressed up or dressed down.

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A Christmas List- for Kids

It's that time of year!.. When everyone goes crazy trying to find the perfect gift for those in their life.  I love Christmas and all that it entails.  The twinkling lights, Christmas music, candlelight services and gift giving. 

Now that I have two little ones of my own (still hard to believe sometimes), I try to look for gifts that offer both fun and function.  I have no desire for a ton of little toys, that they will quickly tire of, to litter my floors.  Instead, I like to look for items they can use for a long time--things well-made, that will get much use!

Here are a few of my favorites I've found this year: 

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one- This wall organizer is a great way to free up floor space and encourage little ones to help clean up at the end of the day.  Plus, kids LOVE pockets.  This allows them to sort their goodies any way they please.
two- This whale rocker is not only adorable and fun, but it also has storage in the back for books and toys.  Win-win.

three- This kid-size acrylic desk is a great place to let your little ones' imaginations run wild.  Its sleek design doesn't take up much visual space in a room (great for already crowded playrooms or bedrooms) and has a little slot for holding extra books and notepads. Can you tell I like storage? ;)

four- You may have seen this one on our Instagram feed a few weeks ago.  Auden got this tee pee for her birthday last month, and it's been a big hit--so much so, that my nephews will be getting one for Christmas!  I love that it's a simple canvas so we can change out the look and embellish with colored garland and pendants as we please.  And the window is just an added bonus!  Plus, this particular tee pee is much less expensive than many others I sourced.

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five- These mini tolix-inspired chairs come in 4 colors and will be sure to add a little design flare to your playroom.  Honestly, how cute are they?

six- This vintage kitchen will be one of Auden's gifts this Christmas.  It too is offered in a variety of colors, many of which that won't clash with your own decor if you plan on having it in the living room like us. It's stylish and well-made, and I can't wait to see my girls spending many hours "cooking" at it!

That's it!  I hope I've brought you some new ideas or at least made you think of gift giving in a different way :)