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Gift Guide- Kiddos!

Here’s another gift guide for you! This one has been highly requested. I have tried to keep it as gender neutral as possible. I feel like it makes things easier- especially for those of us who have both boys and girls. Also my kiddos have most of these toys so I can tell you from experience that they are all BIG HITS! xo

Grow & Glow Terrarium $12- This is so cool and educational. I know both my kiddos would think this is very cool and the price point is great. It also works great for either a boy or a girl!

Balance Bikes $119- This is one of the more big ticket items. These balance bikes are so popular in helping kids learn how to ride a bike. There’s both boy and girl colors in it. What kid wouldn’t love to get this as a gift?!

2-in-1 Stuffed Animal Hoodie $50- I thought this was really cool. I love things that have multiples uses. This can be a stuffed animal or a hoodie- genius!

Fancy Nancy Boombox/Microphone $21- We have this toy and my kids fight over it. They love singing along to the little tunes and of course using the microphone. My kids aren’t even Fancy Nancy fans but this toy has been a huge hit.

Light Up Sneakers $44- This gift will be a HUGE hit for sure! Emmy has had a pair of these in her wardrobe for over a year now. When she grew out of her first pair, we had to immediately replace them with a new pair. Elliott loved Emmy’s so much that we got him the boy version.

Glowing Race Car Set $49- Both of my kids are OBSESSED with this toy. It keeps them entertained for SO long. We have even had to replace the cars and buy extra tracks because they have used and abused this toy so much.

Tent with Tunnels $138- Oh my gosh how my kids would love this toy!! I can imagine it would be a big hit with most kids. A tent with 4 tunnels? Sounds like hours of fun to me!

Kinetic Sand $20- Another big hit with my kids and with the adults. This stuff is so cool to play with! Way better than play-doh in my opinion!

Walkie Talkies $20- This would make a great gift for siblings! One gift that they essentially can’t fight over! (Although I am sure mine would find a way!)

Here are a few other toys that are on my kids’ wish list-

Men’s Gift Guide!

When I took a poll a couple days ago, an overwhelming number of you asked me for a men’s gift guide so voila! Ask and you shall receive! Some of these are actually things I am gifting my husband this year! I also asked for his input and he actually came up with a few of these items! Enjoy!
men's gift guide

Slippers $79- LL Bean makes the best men’s slippers ever. I think every guy I know owns a pair. Anyone who receives these as a gift will not be disappointed!

Grooming Products $35- I always gift my husband some Kiehl’s for the holidays. He has been using their products for years. We are big fans of the brand in this house- so this kit is an easy gift option.

Jogger Pants $68- I gifted my husband these last year. He still wears them now. This brand is great quality so I had to include them again in this year’s gift guide.

Travel Mug $29- This is another staple gift in my house. I actually really want one for myself. It’s a great price too and there’s a ton of color options! This is a great gift for the workaholic!

Toiletry Bag $55- This gift could be given along with the grooming kit above. This is a great gift for the traveling guy. You could also put other small gifts inside- gift cards or fun socks?

Fitbit $59- I have always wanted to try one of these myself and I see a ton of guys working out wearing them so I figure I should include it! This one is definitely a more budget-friendly one. They can be as much as $300 but for the beginner, this seems like a good option.

Leather Weekend Bag $395- I gifted this to my husband recently. It is the priciest gift on the list but I can tell you, it is absolutely beautiful and will last for years to come. There’s also an option for monogramming too so you can make it that much more special.

Allbirds Sneakers $95- Another item I recently gifted my husband (I am sensing a pattern here). If you haven’t tried these sneakers yet, ORDER THEM! They are the comfiest things you will ever put on your feet. Plus, you can throw them right in the washing machine. I was obsessed with mine so I knew I needed to gift my husband a pair. This would make a great gift for the traveling guy or the guy who is always on his feet.

Ear Buds $169- This was my husband’s idea to include these and I thought it was a good one. This would make a great gift for the musical guy or the guy who travels a lot. We only have the big over-the-ear headphones in this house but I am sure one of these days we will get a pair of these!

The Best of the Cyber Sales!

Here is a little round up of my favorite things that are on major sale this week! Again- if you see something you love for you or for someone else, snag it before it’s gone. Things sell out SOOO quickly this time of year.




Tory Burch Satchel $333 (33% off)- This is definitely on the pricey side but this bag NEVER goes on sale! It is always excluded from site wide sales so I was shocked to see it marked down! I am guessing it will go back to full price after cyber week is over. I don’t see this bag being phased out yet.


Wrap Coat $173 (50% off)- I have major love for this coat. I have owned it for about three years now and it is still one of my very favorites. It’s special and the huge collar makes it unique. I always get compliments on it when I wear it to dinner. Sizing- true to size.


Waterproof Hiking Boots $196 (30% off)- I just got these boots this past week but it was love at first site. All my waterproof winter boots tend to me brown or tan so when I saw the grey, I had to have them. 90% of my wardrobe is grey. They seem like they will be very warm without being too big and bulky. Sizing- true to size.


Tory Burch Watch $135 (40% off)- I must have a thing for Tory Burch watches because this is the second one I have posted about. They are truly beautiful and classic and who wouldn’t love to receive this as a gift? The price is unbeatable!


Ugg Slippers $69 (30% off)- Ugg slippers are one of my favorite gifts to give and receive! I get a pair every winter. This cute pink pair looks so cozy. It comes in a couple other colors as well. I have had this style in the past and they run true to size.


Pink Coat with Fur Collar $57 (40% off) I own this coat in tan from last year and LOVE it. The fur collar is removable as well. When I saw the gorgeous pink color and at such a deeply discounted price, I scooped it up immediately. I can;t wait until it arrives. In this particular brand I take a US 2 which is equivalent to a 0.


Sperry Boots $72 (40% off)- I know you all LOVE Sperry boots so when I saw these marked down 40%, I knew I had to include them. These make exceptional gifts for college students trekking through the winter to class as well as everyone else that enjoys a comfortable waterproof pair of boots! Sizing- I size down a half size in this brand.


Packable Jacket $99 (35% off)- I don’t think I need to tell you how much I love this coat! Its warm but super light weight and is especially great for traveling because it can pack up into a very small pouch that is included. Sizing- true to size.


Pom Pom Hat $12- I was looking everywhere for a good pom hat with a HUGE pom but didn’t want to spend a ton of money. I found this one for $12 and LOVE it. It also comes in tons of colors and would be great to give as a small gift for someone, as part of a bigger gift or even a stocking stuffer!


More Little Gifts- For Her!

I wanted to give you guys a few more little gift ideas for her! I am going to be sprinkling this blog with gift ideas and gift guides from now until the end of the year- so here is another!
more little gifts
Stripe Scarf $65- I ordered this scarf the second I saw it online. It’s very soft and oversized. It would make a great gift for someone that likes a hint of color here and there but nothing too loud and crazy. It’s seriously the coziest thing ever and I can’t wait to wear it this winter!

Bauble Bar Earring Set $48- This set is such a great deal! One pair of these earrings is $42 but here you get three pairs for $48! It’s 62% off! You can give the set as a gift or break them up into three individual gifts! I am including some other great Bauble Bar sets below:

Crystal Earrings $34- These are a MUST for the holiday season! Get them now so you can wear them to Holiday parties and even New Year’s parties! They are simple but beautiful!

O-Ring $30- I have sung this little thing’s praises for a while now! It’s the best gift to give and receive. You will never loose your keys again. No more digging in your purse to find keys or juggling groceries and digging through your bag for keys. You can just wear your keys around your wrist and be hands free! It’s also great for moms and teachers as well. Don’t forget to use code COCO15 for 15% off anything from the O-Venture website.

Sara Happ Lip Trio $38- I know this is the second time this season that I have mentioned this lip trio but it is THAT GOOD. You get two of her famous lip scrubs and one lip gloss and the scent/taste is just amazing!

Bow Hair Ties $6- I grabbed these at Old Navy while checking out the other day and they are just too cute. They would make a great add on to a bigger gift.


Outerwear Options on eBay!

For me, eBay is like a black hole. Once I start searching for something, I can spend hours trying to find other things I didn’t know I needed. I have been an avid eBay user for over 10 years now! There are so many gems to be found. Even current fashion pieces that are still in retail stores for full price, you can usually find for less. Or maybe there’s that piece from a past season that you just didn’t snag in time- always check eBay! I can almost guarantee you they will have it!
In this post, I am concentrating on outerwear pieces which you probably already know is my THING. I am alllllll about the coats, jackets and vests! Living in Maine, it is cold about 8 months out of the year so my coat collection is pretty massive. Here are some of my most recent favorites- all of which you can find on eBay! Ps. I did not even realize that every single piece I am going to show you is Patagonia! I guess when I love a brand, I really LOVE a brand! Also sizing wise, every piece below is an xs which is my regular size in this brand.


Patagonia Los Gatos Fleece:

Patagonia Re-Tool:

Patagonia Down Puffer Vest:

Patagonia Better Sweater 1/4 Zip Pullover:




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