gift ideas


    Ice Cream at Sunset & Sweet Tooth Gift Ideas

    Dena September 17, 2019

    Hello, sweet friends. It’s September and we’ve already moved through the heart of back to school season. Roman is settling in nicely to first grade and Marina is about to start pre-k next week. I’ll have a little post about Roman’s first day up soon, but in the meantime I am finally getting caught up with sharing a bit more of our summer. I took these photos on our last…

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  • My Very Own Fairy Tale // a gift for Marina Grace

    Dena August 18, 2015

    Some of my favorite childhood memories are of reading. In particular, I remember spending hours & hours reading on the little day bed at my grandmother’s house one summer. That summer I started devouring chapter books. I found myself completely immersed in worlds of adventure…

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  • The Perfect Father’s Day Gift

    Dena June 13, 2014

    Since Roman was only a month old last Father’s Day, we didn’t do much celebrating. I was nursing round the clock back then and wasn’t even able to leave the house to get a little gift for Matthew’s first Father’s Day. That’s why, this year,…

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  • Mother’s Day Gift Ideas from Zazzle

    Dena May 1, 2014

    Earlier this month, I shared that I’ve been working with to create some of the fun, personalized details for Roman’s 1st Birthday Party. I’ve been a fan of Zazzle for awhile and working with them has always been a pleasure. Their products are high-quality…

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  • Valentine’s Day Gift Guide with Uncommon Goods

    Dena January 28, 2014

    I’m not a fan of overpriced chocolate, so I thought that I’d share a few “outside-the-box” Valentine’s Day gift ideas. I handpicked these ideas from Uncommon Goods. I’m a fan of UG because of their commitment to the environment and because they donate a portion…

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  • Holiday Gift Guide (For Him)

    Dena December 12, 2013

    This second installment of my Holiday Gift Guide Series includes some ideas for a special fellow in your life. I included a few classic men’s holiday gifts — gloves, belts, and a scarf; as well as a few more fun, non-traditional ideas like this hunting…

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  • Holiday Gift Guide (For Her)

    Dena December 6, 2013

    SHOP THE LIST: Just a few gift ideas for a special lady in your life — inspired by my own Christmas wish list. I’ll be sharing a few more gift guides in the coming days. Next up — a gift guide For Him. And the…

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  • Mother’s Day Gift Guide

    Dena April 25, 2013

    // 1. Succulent Monogrammed Planter // 2. Traditional Flowers // // 3. Ice Cream Sandwich iPhone Cover // 4.Delfina Delettrez Bee Earrings // // 5. Hose Water Glass Bottle // 6. Simpatico Bubble Bath // A few simple + unique gift ideas for the mother…

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  • You’re Not Your Valentine’s Day Present

    Dena February 13, 2011

    “You’re not your job. You’re not how much money you have in the bank. You’re not the car you drive. You’re not the contents of your wallet. You’re not your fuc*ing khakis.” —Tyler Durden, Fight Club One of my favourite quotes from one of my…

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