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Don’t worry slackers, I got your back (Valentine’s Day Gift Guide for Her)

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Maybe she's super hard to buy for because it feels like she already has everything, maybe your scrambling a little because you're realizing Valentine's day is in 5 days and you haven't really started looking for a gift, or maybe you need an add-on because she's been really talking up what she got you and what you've bought her so far...well, could be better. If any of that's you, don't panic.

Grab yourself a cold one (or pour yourself a glass of the good stuff) and take a seat. We're about to fix all of your Valentine's Day gifting jitters. 

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1. TWO PAIRS OF LACY GOODNESS  - Bootay Bag

This is my pick for a fun gift idea that reminds her how much you love her throughout the year, and not just on Valentine's Day. Keep the loving coming with a new surprise every month and get her a Bootay Bag subscription. They'll send her two pairs of undies each month for just $12, no shipping. you can pick from always thongs, never thongs (cheekies..no granny panties here), or choose to mix it up. 

Another plus? You can literally add this one on last minute. Like in the bathroom at the restaurant and what she got you is so much cooler, last minute. Also for every post on social with #undermatters, they donate $1 to the Melanoma foundation, so it's hard not to share.

 
 

2. BALLET SLIPPER CHALKBOARD METRO WATCH - Kate Spade

A daily accessory piece is a great gift since it's a constant reminder of you she has with her all day. She'll love everything about this watch, from the perfect black and white face, to the rose gold accents, to the pink leather band. It's such a great modern take on a classic style and palette, and is the perfect staple accessory for her wardrobe.
   
 

3. 'LEE' SMALL DROP EARRINGS - Kendra Scott

You can seriously never go wrong with jewelry or shiny things. These all-black beauties are an update to the classic Kendra Scott design. The monochromatic palette means they are a super versatile accessory, no matter if her go-to style is loud or a little more subtle. Don't let the all-black fool you, they've still got plenty of brightness and sparkle.
   
 

4. CAPTAIN BLANKENSHIP MERMAID HAIR CARE SET - Anthropologie 

If she'd rather her luscious locks be her statement piece than something sparkly, this is the way to go. She can create beachy waves even when landlocked with this mermaid hair set. The name alone is super fun. captain Blankenship is a small, female-run company in the Hudson River Valley that makes organic hair and skincare goodies. This set includes some sea salt hairspray, a mermaid hair oil, and some dry shampoo for when she's feeling land a little more than the sea. 

  

What are you getting her for Valentines?
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XO, Cara Newhart - Never Skip Brunch Blog - Denver Blogger & Style influencer

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The Story of How I Met My Guy + Valentine’s Day Gift Guide For Him

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It's almost Valentines Day! Of course its my favorite, there is chocolate and flowers and sappiness. I'm finally looking for gifts for my guy a little early this year, so I'm not cutting it close like usual. So today, in the spirit of sappiness, I'm sharing the story of how I met my man + a mini gift guide that includes my favorite picks for gifts to give your guy for Valentine's Day.

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How I met my "Human"

Stage 1: Rich Meets Me.
Rich met me when I was a freshman in this section of the College of Business where everyone from our major hung out (aka the "EMSA Office1"). There were study Tables, a fully stocked candy jar, free printing...yeah it was a pretty cool place. I however, do not remember this encounter at all.

Stage 2: I meet Rich.
Fast forward to about November of my junior year (his senior year) and we are now bumping into each other in that same office all the time and exchanging sarcastic comments and doing some verbal jousting. I'm sure he told me his name, but I'm terrible at names so I didn't remember. I simply referred to him as "Houston's best friend2
 
Stage 3: Some Shenanigans.
I will preface these shenanigans by saying that if you didn't know me in college, I was a very serious nerd who was very overly involved in everything. Now, this had gotten a little better by the time I reached Jr Year (and a LOT better by sr year) mostly because I found some really fun friends and could finally buy my own wine. 
Ok now fast forward to February that year, and our program takes a trip to Houston to a conference called NAPE: It's is an oil and gas expo, including about 17,000 of your closest friends and no shortage of happy hours that turn into corporate parties that turn into a long night out...and then you wake up early and do it all over again for three days. We as students were there to network, which means you can have a night out but must promptly pull yourself together by 7am to go mix and mingle with industry professionals. It takes endurance.
So night two we are at a corporate party, and I (wine in hand) am doing some networking with a circle of people who have the power to give me a job. Houston's best friend (Rich) strolls up to the group and decides to test my improvisation skills with "Oh, so you've all met my ex-wife Cara!"
The nerd in me clams up all awkwardly, the feistiness plus the wine in me decides to fire back, "Yeah...the divorce has been pretty rough, I mean we haven't even signed the papers yet because we can't decide who gets the dog and I can't find my favorite pen." Everyone is now looking at us like, "Um, why are you two dropping all this on us at this lighthearted networking event?" It was fun, he was funny, not to mention pretty adorable in his suit, and that's when I decided I kinda liked him.
 
Stage 4: FBO + Becoming Humans.
Fast forward to March, and mission figure-out-Houston's-best-friend's-real-name was a success. After a couple months of more bump-in's in the EMSA office, margaritas after class, and a few nights out, we were staying for a two-week summer intersession class4 and finally decided to date. We did the whole long distance thing for a year, I graduated and moved to Denver, we got engaged, we had a baby girl, and we are getting married in April! (whew, that escalated quickly)

So, that's how I found my human (yes, he has all these adorable nicknames for me, and all I can muster for him is calling him "human"...like a puppy) and he's just the best. 
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1. EMSA: Energy Management Student Association
2. Houston was the friend he always hung out in the office with)
3. Did I mention I was a business major? Paha.
4. Read: living together because my lease was up and he said I could

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THE GO TO GIFT:

1. Dark Sandalwood & Smoke Watch, FRANKIE Series - JORD

A watch is really one of the most romantic gifts a girl can give. It's classy, it's with him everyday, and its a cute little reminder that he has your time before anyone else. I love this wood watch from JORD because it's so sleek, and the wood body makes it such an amazing statement piece. Plus, they do custom engraving, which makes giving it to your guy just that much more special.
The other thing I love about JORD is that the watch comes with a super fun wood box that has a magnetic lid (the one in the photo at the very top of this post).
 
P.S. You can shop all of the JORD men's collection here, but the more fun thing is that JORD is currently giving away a $100 gift card! You can enter here, and the great news is that if you don't win, you will still get a $25 gift card to their site. Whoop whoop! (The contest ends 2/19/2017)

FOR THE ATHLETE...or if your guy loves to work out.

2. The Wood Bottle, Teakwood - SWELL

How cool is this bottle? It looks like it was just whittled out of a tree, but it's actually made of double-walled stainless steel, which means it keeps things cold for 24hrs and hot for 12hrs. Which is no joke, because I take water with me to bed in my marble one, and there is still a ton of ice in it when I wake up. This is the perfect gift for the guy that loves to workout, but it's honestly a great pick for any guy. Especially here in Denver where it takes extra effort to stay hydrated all day.

 FOR THE BARTENDER...or aspiring mixologist.

3. Saddle Leather Cocktail Shaker - POTTERY BARN

This pick is perfect whether your guy is a pro mixologist or just taking up cocktail crafting. I just love how sleek and simple this shaker is, it's for sure a great addition to the bar. The leather is hand-stitched, and you can add a monogram to make the gift even more personal. If you're a DIY-er, this shaker also makes a perfect vase for a mini liquor bouquet.

FOR THE ADVENTURER...or aspiring outdoorsman

4. Outdoor Survival Crate - MAN CRATES

This survival kit arrives sealed in a wood crate and comes with a crowbar to open it. It includes things like a shovel with interchangeable saw, pickaxe, hatchet and hammer heads, a paracord knife, some more paracord, a minimalist cook set, plus of course some beef jerky. This is the perfect starter if your guy is interested in testing out life off the grid, and a great addition to your guy's collection if he already has the outdoorsman thing down.

  

How did you meet your guy? And what are you getting him for Vday?
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XO, Cara Newhart - Never Skip Brunch Blog - Denver Blogger & Style influencer

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Letter to Santa: My grown-up Wishlist

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With Christmas Eve tomorrow, I thought it would be fun to share my grown up Christmas List. Taking time with my siblings to write a letter to Santa at Christmas is one of my favorite holiday memories.

First things first, I (of course) don't
need any of these things. I honestly already have everything I could want coming in 2017(April wedding in Hawaii, Building a house to be done in May-June), but if I had to pick four top things I want that can fit under the tree, it would be:

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1. ARGYLE PINK DIAMOND COLLECTION - HYDE PARK JEWELERS 

This collection is absolutely stunning. I'm so in love with this ring because it has all the classic elegance of diamonds, but with a subtle splash of color. The Argyle Pink diamond collection is so beautifully feminine, and only sold at a select few retailers which means you can rest assured the piece you select will be a unique wow factor.
 
 

2. ORGAID ORGANIC SHEET MASK - AILLEA BEAUTY 

 I'm so glad for this sheet mask trend because it gives you all the benefits of a regular mask, but without all the mess. This specific mask is the greek yogurt nourishing formula, and is made with certified organic ingredients and none of that bad stuff we should all be trying to avoid. You get 6 masks per pack so it will last you 6 weeks at one treatment a week (or you can split them up to use as stocking stuffers).
 

3.  ABREE II LEATHER BOOTS - UGG 

 I'm a puddle magnet. Which means the last time I owned Uggs, I could not keep them clean. This style is everything I love about the classic Ugg, but with a sleek leather outside that is more resistant to stains and water. It is the best parts of the classic pillowy comfyness without the effort to keep them clean. 
 

​4. SUPERNOVA RING - DAVID YURMAN 

If ever there was a perfect holiday party statement piece, this is it. You can really see David Yurman's artistry as a sculptor in this ring. With a burst of gold and diamonds, it truly lives up to it's supernova name. This design also comes in a bracelet and earrings, but I fell in love with the ring as soon as I slipped it on.

Thats a wrap. What's on your wish list? 
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What to buy for your guy: A procrastinator’s guide to last minute gifts

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This gift guide is for you if any of these describe you:

  • You already bought him a gift, but you're totally second guessing it and trying to figure out if you can swing returning it and getting him something else that he will like better.
  • You're a total slacker, and you really did wait until now to go gift shopping for your man [no judgement. decisions are hard, and he is super hard to buy for]
  • You just found out what he got you [you Christmas cheater, you] and have decided you need to up your gift game by getting him something else.

If you're a slacker, non-decider, or Christmas cheater I've got your back...this time. Here's the goods to get your guy as a present. (If you need just stocking stuffers, you can see that gift guide here)

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All of these gift options are available at Cherry Creek Shopping Center, so if you're Denver based, you're in luck! 

1. FACIAL FUEL LINE - KIEHL'S SINCE 1851

 The whole line is amazing. They have something for everyone, for the minute man to the primper. You can snag just a couple products to add as stocking stuffers, grab the whole set and do a diygift set, or keep it super simple with one of their pre-made gift sets. My favorite picks would be the moisturizer or the energizing facial scrub.

2. MEN'S HANNEN TL BOOTS - UGG  

Rugged on the outside, super snuggly on the inside. These boots are the perfect choice for your CO guy. They come in three colors too, a black, grey, and this medium brown color which is probably my favorite.
P.S. Ugg has a pop-up shop at Cherry Creek mall going on from now until about Jan!

3. ROTATING EARTH GLOBE - MONTBLANC 

The perfect unique gift if your guy works at the office. This globe needs only light to turn, and has no cords or batteries. There are a few different styles available at the Cherry Creek location, from the classic globe look to a sleeker black and white.

4. BAR ACCESSORIES - J.CREW 

Probably not the place you'd expect to find the perfect gift for your aspiring mixologist, but J.Crew has a few really unique items that make great gifts. The first on the list is a mason jar cocktail shaker (the brown box in the back), which is perfect if you prefer a rustic look. It comes with a muddler and jigger. The second option is a Peak Ice Works crushed ice tray, which is a two-part silicone ice mold that you fill and freeze like a normal ice tray, but the little grooves allow you to easily make crushed ice once frozen. The final choice is a set of oar cocktail stirrers, which make for a are super unique touch on a handcrafted cocktail. 

5. SARTORIAL COLLECTION - MONTBLANC 

There are so many options in this collection from this laptop bag to smaller wallets, and the leather has a very sleek and beautiful texture (sort of the muted hatched texture you might be used to seeing on COACH bags). Just as every girl deserves a designer handbag (or like, way more than one...who's counting) your guy deserves a sleek and classy place to carry all his stuff. 

P.S.

Be sure to sign up for Cherry Creek Rewards. It gives you a free $20 toward your next purchase every time you spend $250 (you can sign up here). This means that you're getting yourself a little something while buying all those holiday gifts for family and friends. 

What did you buy your guy for Christmas?
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STOCKING STUFFER GIFT GUIDE + GIVEAWAY

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Just 6 days until Christmas and hopefully you've checked off all the big gifts on your list. If you still need to grab some stocking stuffers (or maybe just don't want to be done shopping quite yet), this gift guide includes a lineup of my 8 top stocking stuffers to grab from the mall this week.

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STOCKING STUFFER GUIDE ​❆

1. MORROCAN OIL - NORDSROM 

This stuff is amazing for your hair. It moisturizes and gives your hair shine without feeling super heavy. Plus this version comes in a cute holiday ornament box that you can stuff in a stocking or hang on the tree ($15)

2. POCKET POWERBANK CHARGER - FREE PEOPLE

 An on the go essential. This sleek little thing lets you power up you phone even when you don't have access to an outlet. Perfect for that friend who's phone seems to live below 20% battery. Plus, it comes in 9 fun patterns ($20)

3. FRAGRANCE MINIS - VICTORIA'S SECRET

 These little guys are my favorite because they fit  perfectly in your purse or clutch. Pick your favorite to give as a stocking stuffer, or grab a few to create your own fragrance gift set. ($18, or buy 2 get 1 free with code GETBEAUTY)

4. MINERAL WATER FACIAL SPRAY - EVIAN (@SEPHORA) 

The. best. stuff. Evian's mineral water spray is so refreshing. I use it after applying makeup to help set it, and later on in the day to prevent my face from looking cakey. These are great stocking stuffers because there are so many sizes. From travel minis, to midsized for the office, to full sized for at home use. ($12-20)

 

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5. ALL IS BRIGHT GIFT SET - BARE MINERALS (also available at MACY'S

Perfect for pepping up your winter look after your tan has peaced out. This set includes a loose powdered blush and all over face bronzer, plus a mini lip gloss in Big Tease. I bought one for me and a few more as stocking stuffers ($10)

6. S'WELL MARBLE WATER BOTTLE - URBAN OUTFITTERS 

Perfect for the girl on your list that's obsessed with marble (who isn't...its pretty timeless) this sleek marble water bottle comes in three sizes (9oz, 17oz, 25oz) and is perfectly sized to fit in a stocking. It's made of stainless steel and had double wall insulation. ($25-45)

7. HOLIDAY GIFT BOXES - GODIVA 

Everyone could use some chocolate, especially from Godiva. I love their gift boxes because there are so many options, plus they have sets of mini boxes like this tree box which means you can get one for everyone on your stocking stuffing list. ($Varies)

8. RAINBOW MITTENS, HEART FLASK, & MORE - URBAN OUTFITTERS 

Urban outfitters is my mittens off favorite place to snag stocking stuffers. They have SO many great ones on their under $15 and under $25 gift lists that are perfectly stocking sized. My favorites are these rainbow mittens and cute little heart flask.

 

STOCKING STUFFER GIVEAWAY

 I'm giving away 4 fragrance minis from Victorias Secret! To enter, leave your name & email below.

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Holiday Gift Guide: My absolute favorites for her

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Maybe you still have a few people to check off your holiday gift list...maybe you love flirting with deadlines and have A LOT of people still left to buy for. Either way, you might find yourself feeling a small twinge of panic as you look at the calendar and realize we're a week away from Christmas Eve, and past most of the standard shipping deadlines for buying online. 

Here's my top 8 picks to give her that are all avaliable at my favorite stops right here in Denver. Hopefully, this list can help you check off yours and make your down to the wire shopping a little less stressful.

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GIFT GUIDE: MY ABSOLUTE FAVORITES FOR HER

 

  

1.Swagger Clutch with Bandana Rivets - COACH 

If you want to get her a great staple piece for her handbagcollection, this little number is a perfect choice. Its so sleek, so pretty, and goes with just about anything. A pretty matte leather with muted metallic accents, this clutch is the perfect add to every look from casual to date night.

2. Embroidered Velvet Bomber - ANTHROPOLOGIE

 Oh bombers. This trend isn't going anywhere soon so if the gal you're buying for hasn't jumped on board yet, this jacket is definately the way to get her wardrobe up to speed. It's a beautiful black velvet (also another favorite this year) with super pretty colored embroidery that layers perfectly with almost anything, from a grey sweater to a metallic tank.

3. ROCKET Turnlock Wristlet 21 in glovetanned leather - COACH

 If the gal you're shopping for has unique style or likes to add just a little bit of fun into her style, this clutch is your gift. It has a vintage vibe, with a cream base, neon accents, and metallic texture. The cream base plus the pop of neon yellow makes this a super fun statement piece. 
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4. Sequined Geo Bomber Jacket - FOREVER 21 

If she had more than one bomber on her Christmas list, Forever 21might be your best stop. They have SO MANY different styles, colors, and textures, most of which are under $40. This means you could be her wish list hero and snag her a whole bomber lineup while staying within your budget. 

5. Giant Capri Blue Mercury Glass Candle - ANTHROPOLOGIE 

Candles from Anthro are hands down my favorite. So beautiful, and they smell fantastic! This mercury glass candle is no exception. The amazing glass jar is a perfect addition to her home decor, and can totally be recycled into a beautiful storage container when she is finished enjoying the candle.

6. Kate Spade New York Small Glitter Annabella Cosmetics Case - NORDSTROM

 This little zip up is just the cutest. A girl can never have too much makeup, but that also means she needs an adorable place to keep it. The outside of this case is the perfect classic black and white stripe, with a glittery accent. Gifting this cosmetics case wont run you over $100. 

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7. Bobbi Chunky Pom Beanie - FREE PEOPLE

 Big pom poms are in, and this chunky knit beany couldn't be a cuter way to rock them. Available in blush, graphite, and black, this beanie is a perfect fit for your girl no matter her style or color preferences.

8. The Wish List READY Eyeshadow 12.0 Palette - BARE MINERALS 

​ With 12 sophisticated neutral shades that range from light to dark and matte to rich metallic, this palette is a perfect combo. Every shadow in this collection is perfect for daily wear, but can also be layered to build a night out look. You can gift this confidently, knowing that she'll love the whole palette.

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Target Gift Guide – Holiday Gift Ideas for 5 Kinds of Besties

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The party

This girl is the one who is never not having fun. You find yourself with some serious FOMO just from watching her weeknight snaps and Insta stories. She can make any occasion a party, and is your go-to for weekend plans or new drink suggestions.
 
Sometimes you want to punch her in the toes when she is dragging you out again for the third night in a row. But let's be real, if it weren't for her you might have an unhealthy amount of Netflix-and-chill nights. She can out-drink you any night [even if she has had a head start] and you somehow always manage to make new friends anytime you're with her.

 

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Gift Guide | Gifts from Target | Holiday Gifts for friends | Target Gifts

The One Who's Always On-the-Go

Sometimes you wonder why she even pays for that whole apartment when she's never there. Between always being out-and-about to constantly jet setting to the next spot on the travel list, she's never in one place for too long.

Anytime you text her to see if she wants to make plans, her response always begins with "I'm at ____ right now, but.." Maybe she has wanderlust or maybe she's always getting swept off her feet, but she for sure could use some of these awesome gifts to make her place-to-place lifestyle a little easier.

 

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Gift Guide | Gifts from Target | Holiday Gifts for friends | Target Gifts

The Couch Potato

This is your most relaxed friend. 6/7 nights a week, she's chilling at home with some wine or a 6 pack, and likely catching up on all the good shows. She's your go-to girl when you want some social interaction, but have zero motivation to wear real pants.

Because of her, you secretly swear being lazy is the optimal form of human-ness, since she always finds the simplest and least time-consuming way to make delicious snacks [but then again, what isn't delicious if you melt some cheese on top of it]. 

She might also be your friend group's low-key mixologist since being a homebody means keeping your bar fully stocked and perfecting your bar-tending skills.

 

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Gift Guide | Gifts from Target | Holiday Gifts for friends | Target Gifts

The One Who Never Skips a Workout

This is your fit friend. You know, the one who is always inviting you to go to pilates, and when you ask if she wants to hang out, she might just suggest a yoga class. She's that friend who is irritatingly motivated, even if you could come up with a thousand excuses for why she could skip her workout today.
 
You probably [maybe unnecessarily] hide from her the fact that you ate pizza for the third night in a row last night, but not-so-secretly you wish you had her drive. And that's why she's one of your besties: you need a little bit of consistent motivation in your life and someone who is always pushing you to be better.
 

 

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Gift Guide | Gifts from Target | Holiday Gifts for friends | Target Gifts

The Hostess

It doesn't matter what the occasion, she's hosting. She's fully fluent in Pinterest and her DIY skills make you feel a little guilty every time you eat store bought choc. chip cookie dough from the roll.

She's probably also ridiculously good at planning and organization. She can whip herself into shape and make her house look like a magazine in the time it takes you to do one load of laundry. Part of you is a little jelly, part of you just wants to hold on, never let go, and attend each and every dinner party she throws.

 

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