A Peak Inside My Home for the Holidays

So I absolutely LOVE decorating my house for Christmas! I love being cozy on the couch with hot chocolate, the Christmas tree lit, the fireplace going, and a Christmas movie to top of the perfect winter night. Call me crazy but I love how the lights look at night in my house so I’ll leave them up as long as I can (basically until it’s the second or third week of January and people start thinking I’m crazy)! With Christmas right around the corner, here’s a little peak inside my home and how we love to get all snuggly and obnoxiously cute around the house during the holidays! Oh and on a side note, if you never got a chance to read my feature on This Girl Nicole’s blog last year, meet my sweet Aussie pup, Maximus. Maxi-boy for short <3


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Holiday Gift Guide: My favorite gifts from Anthropologie

I’d like to think I’m a pretty good gift giver. Maybe it’s a little selfish of me but at the end of the day I want the person who’s getting the gift to love me the most for getting them the coolest gift ever! So here’s the deal, I needed to get a Christmas gift for someone (who’s name shall remain anonymous because it’s for Secret Santa!) and I swear I spent over an hour in Anthropologie- true story. I wandered around trying to pick the perfect gift for them. I would pick something up, walk around with it, put it back and then repeat the process with a different item. I wanted everything, I just couldn’t decide on one thing! Something else I do when picking out gifts is think of if it would be something that I would want. And I’d like to think I have pretty good taste! I actually have quite a few things around my house from Anthropologie so I finally made the executive decision to get her something that I also have and know is super cute and they will love and get great use out of! With that in mind, I thought I’d share some of of my favorite Anthropologie gifts I’ve gotten and would be a great holiday gift for someone you love this season!


Alright, so if you’re anything like me, you are so particular with your home and everything from the refrigerator to the coffee table books are organized perfectly! I shouldn’t even be telling people this, but its embarrassing how organized and clean I like to keep my refrigerator and even dirty tennis shoes need to be aligned perfectly by the front door. Enter, The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up.  I LOVE this book guys. Since I’ve been in my new place, this book has been great and given me some good inspiration and ideas, not to mention it’s a cute addition to my decorative bookshelf! Anthropologie has TONS of great books and would make a perfect gift this season.


These coasters though! I actually was gifted these a couple of Christmas’ ago and absolutely love them! They come in a few different rad colors and can totally be mixed and matched.

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Peronsonally I think clothes and accessories are tough gifts to give to someone because you never know if it will fit or if they will even wear them! Well that and that’s the kid of stuff they would just get for themselves. But if you know their style and something they could get great use out of, I think something fun for around the house is a great gift!


Here’s a couple more killer gift ideas from Anthro! Happy shopping people!


Conservatory Jewelry Keeper

Geo Fringe Throw

Capri Blue Frosted Foliage Candles

Anthropologie Books

Celestial Coaster Set

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Favorite Waves 2015 Holiday Gift Guide

Alright guys, Christmas is right around the corner and I’m super excited to share with you some awesome gift ideas for the holidays this year! I’ve teamed up with The Surfboard Man and to share some of our favorite things with you! Here’s a few of my top picks but check out the full Favorite Waves 2015 Holiday Gift Guide for more rad gift ideas!

First of all, no girl has ever had too many bikinis, and this top and reversible bottoms by Rue Stiic Swimwear are so cute and fit super well! Not to mention this gold St. Christopher Surf Necklace that I basically wear every day. Side note, it looks really cool paired with my gold cross.




If you’re anything like me, you shop for anything but the basics. This V-Neck T by Rue Stiic  is the perfect not-so-basic basic Tee. I’ve seriously worn it with boots and my leather jacket, and then the next day I work it with cut-offs on the beach. Trust me when I say every girls needs this top in their life.



Alright so this is a GREAT stocking stuffer. Say it with me people, “PHONE CHARGERS!” If I’m not losing my charger, I’m breaking it, and these Eastern Collective Lightning Cables are pretty darn durable and the bright colors are hard to miss! Get them! I promise they won’t disappoint!


If you like my top picks, then you definitely want to check out the full Favorite Waves 2015 Holiday Gift Guide over on The Surfboard Man blog and get to shopping people!





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