Just in time for Halloween

•October 19, 2009 • Leave a Comment

Gifts of carmel apples…yum. And apparently, these are so giant that each weighs up to 3 lbs. That’s a whole lotta yum.

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Party in a Box

•October 16, 2009 • Leave a Comment

When you can’t make it to a party, just mail a party to your far away birthday friend.

Boxed up Birthday includes all kinds of goodies for the perfect party:  pin the tail on the donkey, a huge balloon, party blowers, a one month supply of gumballs, handmade party hats, smarties, and tootsie rolls. It’s only $30 and did I mention you can MAIL IT?

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Blazing new trails

•October 15, 2009 • 1 Comment

This gift idea is in honor of my dear friend, Gemma, who just gave birth yesterday to an adorable baby boy. She works for Guess, the label behind this very cute blazer available now at Bloomies. Love love this look.

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Secrets & The City

•October 15, 2009 • Leave a Comment

City Secrets lets you in to the ultimate book club, featuring 200 brief essays and recommendations by 150 esteemed figures in the literary world, including authors, writers, journalists, scholars, and critics. Contributors include big wigs such as Alec Wilkinson, Mark Strand,  Robert Pinsky, and Kenneth Turan.

To boot, a portion of the proceeds from this book will be donated to First Book, a national organization that gives children from low-income families the opportunity to read and own their first new books.

So, this gift packs quite a punch, giving you and less fortunate families more to read.

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Intermix bag for a cause

•October 6, 2009 • Leave a Comment

It’s no secret that I adore Intermix. They sell all kinds of goodies to make any fashionista, a happy girl, but this gift would make said fashionista, a happy and donation-inspiring girl.

Right now, they’re offering this one-of-a-kind tote bag for $48, with a portion of the proceeds going to Bright Pink, a national non-profit  that focuses on empowering high risk women to take care of their breast and ovarian health.

The exclusive design comes from contemporary artist Marilyn Minter. One side features a movie still from Minter’s art film, Green Pink Caviar.  In case you can’t remember which artist designed the bag (to brag to friends/family/fellow fashionistas), the back reads “marilyn minter green pink caviar presented by intermix for bright pink” in pink lettering. They’re smart over there at Intermix, I tell you…

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Okay, I may have a problem

•September 23, 2009 • Leave a Comment

I realize my fridge addiction may be going to far, but this Free People clutch is so cute that I had to post and it’s only $30!!! Please. It had to be done. And maybe one more night playing old country music? then we’ll stop, I promise.

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Maybe it’s because we listened to country last night…

•September 22, 2009 • Leave a Comment

but I’m enjoying this fringe necklace from net-a-porter. Give it to your most daring fashion girlfriend and tell her to channel a little Tanya Tucker. Maybe put on an old country song. It’s more fun  than you think…

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