How to Deal With Unwanted Gifts

What to do With Unwanted Gifts

After the holidays I am usually filled-to-the-brim with love in the form of items that bring me joy, but I’m also focused on cleaning and starting fresh for the new year. One item that doesn’t quite fit in either of those categories is unwanted gifts. I receive them, and I know you probably did too. Knowing that I am notoriously hard to shop for, I don’t usually hold it against the gift-giver. I do though, not hold onto gifts I receive that do not bring me joy. Perhaps it was a well-meaning gift from a long-lost relative, or just a miss from someone closer, it’s okay.

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Pretty Cleaning Supplies

Pretty Cleaning Supplies & A Checklist

This post is sponsored by World Market.

It seems like no matter what year it is, when January rolls around I go into cleaning mode. I want to declutter and deep clean the house, even if it survived the holidays pretty well. Today I’ve partnered with World Market to share some of my favorite pretty cleaning supplies to help motivate you along in your New Year’s cleaning resolutions.

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A Jamaican Sunset

Beach outfit during a Jamaican sunset.

Wearing: Cuyana Summer Hat, Prada Timeless Sunglasses, Drapey Coverup Kimono (similar by Marysia), Marysia Mott SwimsuitMelissa Sauce Slides

It’s been pretty cold and rainy here for awhile, so today I’m sharing the last of my warmer looks from my trip to Jamaica. This particular evening was spent hanging out with good friends near and in the ocean as the sun disappeared over the horizon. This Marysia swimsuit has become my favorite as it is especially flattering in cut and color, and I practically lived in my coverup too. I’m missing the crystal clear warm waters of the Caribbean and can’t wait to make it to somewhere with warmer weather again soon.

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