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SO many fun parties and events at this time of year… I love a good festivity and am excited to have a few celebrations on our upcoming calendar. We’re going to a German Christmas celebration later today, and the menu is full of authentic dishes – including something called fire punch!
As much as we rely on bringing a bottle of wine or bundle of flowers to our kind hosts when we come for a visit, I also appreciate the opportunity to surprise and delight with something just a bit more unexpected, you know?
Check out this week’s episode of S&P TV for a collection of some clever hostess gifts that will make sure you get invited back again and again. :)
Many of the goodies featured here are from Smeeks in Phoenix, but check out my round-up below for more shopping options!
Shop the Video // Potted herb plants, Vintage trivet, Pineapple or other fresh fruit, Quirky corkscrew, Candy playing cards, Printed paper straws, Pink Himalayan salt, Dark chocolate (fair trade & organic, please!)
And a few extra ideas…
P.S. – I’ve got a whole Pinterest board devoted to this very topic, so feel free to follow along there as well!
Feels like I’m posting way out of season with the bare arms and bright sunnies here, but these photos were taken just last week at our Thanksgiving Day celebration at the beach!
Click through to see the full post (with me on a precarious perch), and the full outfit plus details below…
Spoiler Alert: Palazzo pants prove to be the perfect choice for a little indulgent holiday eating, and with these cute pairs you can try the trend for under $40. ;)
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Lots of shopping going on over the past several days, and I’d say most of us are in the midst of gearing up for some serious holiday gifting, yes?
Now that we’re back from our Thanksgiving trip to the West Coast, I’m diving right in to the holiday season as a style expert on the T.J. Maxx and Marshalls holiday gifting hotline happening this week!
Starting today, you can give us a buzz at the number below and my fellow Gifters and I will be dishing up tons of great advice for all of your holiday shopping needs. I can’t wait to help our callers pick out the perfect presents for everyone on their list, and am already so inspired to share how the goodies I’ve found at T.J. Maxx and Marshalls have helped me wrap up my own Christmastime shopping for the year (Hooray)!
If you’re seeking a little gift-giving guidance, you can give us a call at 1-855-404-GIFT (4438) anytime between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. EST, from Tuesday through Friday (December 3rd-6th), and in the meantime – we’ll be looking forward to helping you pick out some fun presents very soon!
P.S. – I ended up snapping up these tall brown boots and this fur collar (both on clearance!) during a mini Cyber Monday shopping spree yesterday… I’m dying to know – Did you grab any goodies for yourself?
After 10 days away, we’re headed back to NYC this morning and I’d be lying if I said I was looking forward to leaving the sunshine and our sweet families.
Thanks for hanging in there while I let the blog hang in holiday mode for the week, and stay tuned for some great posts coming up very soon!
P.S. – I’m not usually a huge Cyber Monday gal, but I have been doing a wee bit of shopping during my time off and am thinking of snatching up a few goodies today… This malachite soap rock is beautiful and functional (a great hostess gift!), I love these darling clam bowls as the perfect catch-all for jewelry and stray bits on my night stand, and how gorgeous would this shimmery sequined clutch be for upcoming holiday parties?
P.P.S. – These skinnies are my current fave and under $50!!! Love how stretchy they are and have been perfect for multiple plane flights and lots of yummy food lately. ;)
Top to Bottom // J. Crew silk scarf (worn as a turban), Westward Leaning sunnies*, Bauble Bar tortoise necklace*, District Clothing raglan tee*, Spiegel leather jacket*, Articles of Society skinnies*, kate spade handbag, Clark’s booties, DVF suitcase // * notes a gifted item
From lavish feasts to leftovers, it’s likely that you’ve participated in at least SOME sort of food prep over the past several days, and today’s Peppery Picks are in keeping with that very theme.
They’d all make great presents for the food lovers in your life, and I’d be delighted to find any of the above under my tree. ;)
1. // Miniature rosemary & olive trees
2. // Cookbook page flags
3. // “You cook, I’ll clean” dish towels
4. // Rock salt shot glasses
5. // Skirt Steak by Charlotte Druckman
6. // Eat Boutique breakfast kit