Today's Great Gifts Guilty Pleasure

By Mallory Feeney Sometimes we need a change, a sprucing up, something fresh—you get the point. How about a scent change? Yeah, we know, buying a new DKNYor Dior perfume might be out of the question. Or, maybe you don’t have the extra wiggle room to buy some new body splashes this week. Besides, it too hard to find a scent that completely “fits” you without getting lightheaded in Macy’s? Check this out: make your own perfume! The perfect gift for you or a friend! Your Nose Knows Which scent is best for you? Are you more of a midnight rain or a... CONTINUE READING 16



by Bianca Logrono You might be a part of the 1 percent – the 1 percent that receives extravagant presents on Valentine’s Day. If you are, congratulations, share the wealth sister, tell us your secrets! But if you’re like most of us, Valentine’s Day gifts usually don’t live up to the standards set by rom-coms. Chocolate and plush stuffed animals are... CONTINUE READING 7


by Courtney A. Leiva If you are more of an organic foodie, then you are in total luck this Valentine’s Day  as we’re rounding up our favorite sweet treats that will absolutely get your mouth watering. From lots of chocolatey goodness to even organic spirits that will set the mood, sink your teeth into any of these Valentine’s options below. 1. Surf... CONTINUE READING 4


by Kendal Perez While this is likely no surprise, the days of waiting until marriage to move in with your significant other are fading fast. According to a study of over 12,000 individuals conducted between 2006 and 2010, 25% of women were living with a man by the age of 20. This percentage jumps to nearly 75% by the time a... CONTINUE READING 6


by Andrea Woroch It seems like the chaos surrounding the holiday shopping season started way too early this year. With holiday advertisements in September and Thanksgiving Day store openings, this season’s festivities seem especially commercialized. That’s why I’ve found myself gravitating towards gifts that support charitable giving. Inspired by a recent article highlighting unique gifts that fund causes and communities,... CONTINUE READING 9


by Joann Vaglica They say this time of year is more about giving than receiving and nowadays, all the rage is about DIY gifts. And if you're like some of us, sometimes finding something special and original for your BFF of x-amount of years can be really tough (seriously, what else can we give them?). We're presenting a two-fer solution: hop... CONTINUE READING 10


by Courtney A. Leiva If you’re still on the hunt for some inexpensive, and not to mention amazing stocking stuffers, we've got your back with these 10 options perfect for any beauty blogging junkie. From pretty polishes to super-nourishing hand creams, check out our absolute favorite must-haves below! 1. Ahava Bright & Merry Ornaments Give the beauties in your life this super affordable... CONTINUE READING 6


by Courtney A. Leiva If your one-year-anniversary is soon approaching, get some gifting inspiration with these fun and quirky gift ideas, ideal for any kind of couple. From skydiving experiences to funky gifts you won’t forget, check out our favorites below! 1. Blizzerator Great for all the long winter trips you plan to spend together, treat each other to this must-have snow... CONTINUE READING 3


Some of us procrastinate on gift-giving. Whether we deny that statement or not, the mad scramble to find something at the mall just causes headache. Avoid waiting in long lines this holiday season by logging on and checking out some products from Go-Girl Fashion Fixes, who has a little one-of-a-kind gift for everyone. Here’s some gifts for the giver on... CONTINUE READING 6


While liquor, wine, and champagne are wonderful boozy alternatives to beer, we’ve got to admit that beer is making a comeback. A huge one. There’s a beer for every taste palate and seasonal flavors certainly reel us in, so what’s not to love? And with the holidays around the corner, loved ones are sure to ask about gift-exchanges. So, we’ve... CONTINUE READING 3


Hemingway always said to "do sober what you said you’d do drunk. That’ll teach you to keep your mouth shut.” As for me, I actually say drunk what I intend to do sober, so it works out well. Every year around this time - right when the weather starts to get a little chillier, the outdoor bars seem less appealing, and... CONTINUE READING 12