gift guide // the wildcard

it’s friday! and thus time to celebrate the wildcard in your life. you know the one. oh so adored, but perhaps not your first choice for a ride to the airport… these individuals can be difficult to shop for but below you’ll find goods that are ever elusive in character, yet sure to be a hit (just like your wildcard).

wildcard guide

one: curse a little print $22.88 // two: ocean, sea, wave print $19.97 // three: love is necklace from love nail tree $36 // four: georgia envelope clutch by vaalbara $145 // five: footed bowl $28 // six: zissou adventure mug $14 // seven: joinery tambourine $15 – $24 // eight: rilo kiley album $29.98

gift guide // your favorite sous chef

if there’s one person that you’re going to spend a pretty penny on, it’s your partner in crime, your kitchen co-pilot… your one and only sous chef. i don’t pretend to be able to afford some of the things on this list, but a girl can dream right? soux gift guide

one: the kinfolk table $35 // two: meadow tea towel by leah duncan $24 // three: nimbus cloud serving board $110 // four: monterey apron $88 // five: bourbon barrel matured maple syrup by noble $28.95 // six: minaret salt & pepper grinder $198 // seven: fishnet shopping bag $37 // eight: oslo nesting bowls by paper & clay $98

gift guide // your favorite barkeep

this guide is full of little somethings for the person that always keeps the party going. whether they’re a novice mixologist or an expert creator of tinctures, these goods are sure to lift their spirits (pun very much intended).

barkeepone: altar herbal martinis $19.95 each // two: bitters $17 // three: mistaken lyrics coasters by makeatx $25 // four: bitter frost basement bitters $20 // five: whiskey throw pillow $20 // six: mugavu wood wine holder from rose & fitzgerald $25 // seven: whiskey stone shot glasses $40

gift guide // for him

and now a few things for those handsome dapper fellas that we all know and love. believe it or not, almost everything listed is under $50 and made by independent craftsmen. mr. gift guide

one: gentlemen’s glassware from manready mercantile $36 // two: plaid bow tie from fox and brie $48 // three: daneson scotch toothpicks $8 // four: the art of fielding  $19 // five: baxter clay pomade $18 // six: union thread socks sold by manready mercantile $20 // seven: chambray charcoal pocket square from fox and brie $28 // eight: rose & fitzgerald bell jar lamp $150

gift guide // for her

we’re kicking off our week of gift guides with some ideas for that special lady in your life, you know the one i’m talking about. most of the items posted this week are from local and/or independent makers and today’s guide is almost exclusively under $100. happy monday y’all.

mrs. gift guide

one: another feather crest bangle $64 // two: garden party ascot from fox & brie $32 // three: son of a sailor’s sabine chevron necklace $38 //four: isabel crop from evens $170 // five: it by alexa chung $19 // six: another feather large bow earrings $64 // seven: everlane reverse denim backpack $65

lunch with mama // mettle

stumbling upon this place was a random happy accident, but i’m glad we landed here.  austin’s east side is on my list of places to venture into more because there are so many undiscovered neighborhood gems. bridget dunlap, aka the mastermind … Continue reading

on a monday

i’ve been sick as a dog all weekend and haven’t left the house in days. finally starting to feel a little bit better, and hoping to get back to everything that’s waiting for me tomorrow. but in the meantime, i will say that it’s been nice to not hold myself to the million obligations that i usually have listed in my head, and on post-its littering my home, desk, and car. so on a sickly monday morning:

i’m feeling soothed by this:

swearing by this.

living in these.

catching up on this between naps.

and thankful for him who’s taken such good care of me.