How to Give a Meaningful Gift

How to Give a Meaningful Gift

Around the holidays one thing I always try to be very conscious of is my gift giving. There is nothing I dislike more than receiving a gift that clearly didn’t have any thought put into it, so when I give a gift to someone else, I’m always overly conscious about whether or not they would like it. I feel like, especially in our home, there has been a shift toward living with less, and receiving a gift that isn’t useful is something that will just take up space. For some people, I know right away what to gift, but for others I try to follow along with the following tips for how to give a meaningful gift.

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A Very Green Holiday Season

Tips to decorate with live plants during the Holiday season.

This post is sponsored by World Market.

Decorating for the holidays is one of my favorite times of the year. From getting our Christmas tree to drinking cider and filling the house with sparkles and cheer, it’s all nothing but the best memories for me. One of my other huge loves is plants and flowers, so today I’ve partnered with World Market to combine the love of two and share some easy tips to decorate with live plants this holiday season.

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Get Your Home Ready for Entertaining

How to get your home ready for entertaining

Last weekend I hosted my older son’s 13th birthday party. Not only did it remind me just how fast time flies, but it also reminded me of the work that goes into getting your home ready for entertaining. I feel like since his birthday falls earlier in November, it helps prime the house for any other holiday get-togethers I may have later on, like Thanksgiving or Christmas. Today I’m sharing some of my go-to to-do’s for my house before I take on any entertaining around the holidays. I hope these tips will help you buckle down and get what you need to get done before the party starts.

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