Valentine’s Day Gift Guide: Gentlemen

Hello, World.

When I’m in a relationship, my favorite part of Valentine’s Day is getting a cute gift for my beau. I wanted to compile my top picks for the men this year, even though I’m not buying for anyone.Screen Shot 2016-01-26 at 3.40.54 PM.png

Daniel Wellington Watch | Harding Lane Baseball Cap | Patagonia Pullover | Comfy Socks | A Good Read | A Shaving Kit | A Fitbit | A Nautical Wallet | Wine Opener/Bottle Opener | Razor | Record Player

What are your favorite picks for men? What’re you buying your guy?

Truly,
Callie leigh

Valentine’s Day Gift Guide: Ladies

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It’s been a bit of a whirlwind of Jan Term… I didn’t even realize that January was almost over until last weekend. But, with February comes Valentine’s Day. I wanted to gather up my favorite gift ideas for her. I like Valentine’s Day gifts, and sometimes I get something small for my friends to show them I appreciate them. Valentine’s Day doesn’t have to be just about couples… you can also show your love for your friends or family!
Anyway, below are my top picks for gifts for her.
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Kate Spade Purse | Bobbi Brown blush | J. Crew PJs set | Pearl Necklace | Pearl Earrings | Monogram Bracelet | Patagonia Pullover | Kate Spade Journal | Sugar Tinted Lip Treatment (seriously the BEST) | Daily Leather Zip Pouch | Weekender | Swell Water Bottle | Pink iPhone Case

What are your favorite picks for V-Day gifts?

Truly,
Callie leigh

Valentine’s Day Inspired

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It’s crazy that Valentine’s Day is next Saturday! If you’re like me, and kind of forgot, you may need to do some last minute shopping for your significant other or your friends who you want to show some love. I’ve compiled a little guide of things I think make great Valentine’s Day gifts, whether it is to the romantic someone or just a friend. I’m kind of a hopeless romantic, so I’ve always enjoyed Valentine’s Day. If you want to get your special someone a gift, make sure you add a little something extra to the traditional roses and chocolates. Some of these gifts are a little larger, and are more appropriate for a relationship that’s pretty well established. Others, though are totally appropriate for a new relationship!
Valentine's Gift Ideasa pink retro record player for the girl who loves music // a Kate Spade pink handbag for the girl that’s constantly on the go // an infinity necklace for the girl whose company you love // a pale pink camera for the girl who documents everything // a sweet perfume for the girl who loves spring // a knot bracelet for the girl who makes you tongue tied // an xoxo notepad for the girl who makes too many lists // a pair of diamond studs who is classy and elegant // a pair of Tory Burch flats for the girl starting a new job // a hot pink watch for the girl that’s always late // a pair of cozy socks for the girl who loves to read // a pale pink nail polish for the feminine girl // a hot pink phone case for the social media guru // a “find the silver lining” iPad cover for the girl who needs a little reassurance right now // an overnight bag for the adventurer // a pair of tortoise sunnies for the beach bum

I absolutely adore anything pink, so I always get a little excited for Valentine’s Day because it’s the one day where you can just be totally decked out in pink and red and it isn’t necessarily weird. Do you have anything fun planned for Valentine’s Day? I’m planning to go to a movie and dinner, which is one of my favorite pastimes. I’m a big movie person. One thing I would recommend for gift giving, is add a little homemade touch to whatever you give. If you buy the gift, hand make the card. If you make the gift, buy flowers and chocolates and a little card.

Truly,
Callie leigh
 

Valentine’s Day Outfit Inspiration

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I cannot believe it is almost February! To be honest I didn’t really even realize that the holidays were actually over until I went to CVS, and all the displays were changed to red and pink hearts, How to Train Your Dragon 2 valentines, and lots of Hersey’s kisses. Valentine’s Day is always a point of contention for people. It’s a very polarizing holiday since single people seem to boycott, and people in relationships get all too excited. Regardless of your stance, it is a holiday, so you should celebrate! I’ve compiled a few outfits suited for three types of celebrations, so I wanted to share them with you! I’ll probably be in jeans and some kind of blouse or pajamas, but hey, some people have big plans!
Valentine's Day Dinner and a MovieIf you’re going to dinner and a movie (perhaps you’re in a new relationship), I suggest fitted jeans, a sultry little blouse, and fun pumps. This is still dressy enough to be romantic, but comfy enough to not be over the top. Movies that are coming out on V-Day? 50 Shades of Grey! It may be difficult to convince your guy to see it, but it may be a good choice for the day. ;)
Valentine's Day Fancy DinnerFor dinner at a nice restaurant, I suggest a cute little black dress, pink suede pumps, and a fun clutch. This is more formal, with a hint of romanticism, and has a sultry undertone. Simple, dainty gold jewelry is a perfect touch if you’re going to a nice dinner.
Valentine's Day Girl's NightAs for the singe ladies, a cute little dress, some pumps, and a simple clutch make for a great night out outfit. If you’re single, you can still have a great Valentine’s Day with the girls. Last Valentine’s Day, my friends and I went to the Vagina Monologues on campus, dinner, and then watched movies all night with WAY too much candy. It was basically the epitome of being single on V-Day, but it was still really fun.

Truly,
Callie leigh