Holiday Gift Guides & Black Friday Deals



Some of my favorites for the hostess in your life!

If you've followed me on Instagram then you know that I love making my charcuterie boards! Mark and Graham have the cutest boards that are personalized! Boards are great for hosting to provide a variety of appetizers for everyone. My sister has the three independent heating controlled slow cooker! We love to put spinach and artichoke dip in one, queso in another, and buffalo chicken dip in the last one. This is a great trio for any occasion! Williams Sonoma has four different flavored olive oils - including Blood Orange, Roasted Garlic, Aromatic Basil, and my favorite - White Truffle for $39.95

All items are linked here





Some favorites for the men in your life!

The table coaster at the bottom was even tested on a boat and the cup would not spill so that sold me instantly! haha. The coaster is $18 on Amazon! My husband has lots of facial hair so getting him a kit for his beard is always a win. We also love Yeti in this household. The portable soft cooler is added to our list for Christmas since we are constantly doing day trips where we'd like to keep items cold. I've linked all of the items here.



Some favorites for the homebody in your life!

Hostess is more my style and Homebody is more my sisters! Every time I see this sleek popcorn bucket ($20) and comfy socks ($17) I think of her! She's going to school for Engineering though so the relaxation time is well deserved. I've linked my favorite slippers that I own from The Pink Lily Boutique that come in multiple colors ($22), The Home Edit book ($14) to help you feel inspired, and many more items here.



Some personalized favorites!

How cute is this mug (starts at $23) at the top?! I love this as a gift for grandparents or even parents! I want to update the photo and get a new one each year as Calihan grows. The golf set ($89) is another Mark and Graham option and is perfect for anyone who loves to play. Other items linked here.



Some favorites for the organizer in your life (possibly you)!

I absolutely love the personalized Calendar ($119) to keep events up on the wall in your home. This is great for organization - especially with a busy family! I love labels ($7) on all of my jars as well to keep everything looking simple and clean. There are so many options for organization and most of the items I have purchased or are on my list come from Etsy! Linked here.



Some favorites for the friends and roomies under $30!

We love game night around here so these Gin Rummy playing cards ($14.99) are perfect for our friends that like to join in. Beauty products are always a hit especially in a year where self care is super important! Lots of beauty such as the Sugar Cookie Coconut Melt ($18) are linked here.



Some favorites for the crafter in your life!

My cousin has the Cricut Machine and we made the cutest shirts for our Disney trip! There are so many fun items that can be made with this so I made sure to link accessories that are helpful in this process. This organization cart ($71) is a beautiful and fun color for any craft room! All linked here.



Abercrombie & Fitch - 40% off


Aerie - 40 % off Aerie Collection and 50% off all sweatshirts | undies are 6 for $25!


American Eagle - 40% off + 30% off all jeans + 50% off sweatshirts


Ann Taylor - 50% off site wide with BLACKFRIDAY


Anthropology - 30% off for members


Colleen Rothschild Beauty - 30% off site wide! (the best leave-in conditioner)


Corkcicle - 25% off site wide


Express - 50% off with Express Insider + $10 off $50


H&M - 30% off everything for H&M members


J. Crew - 50% off site wide


Joss & Main - 25% off


Loft - 50% off + free shipping


Lulus - 25% off sitewide with code FRIYAY25


Nike - up to 50% off


Nordstrom - up to 50% off


Old Navy - 50% off sitewide


Sephora - up to 50% off


Steve Madden - 35% off sitewide with code: HOLIDAY


Tarte Cosmetics - 30% off + 50% off holiday items


THE PINK LILY - check out the doorbusters!


World Market - 20% off of everything + 15% off all curbside pickups!!












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I'm Samantha. travel enthusiast, Disney gal, mother of a wild boy, and wife to a South African. Born and raised in Michigan up until January of this year when we picked up our lives and moved to Texas! I discovered when I was 19 what it was like to travel the world... 

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