GREEN & BLACK’S chocolate libraries.

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for me, lazy days with a good book are made even better when I have a little treat to nibble on between pages. so when i was invited to try GREEN & BLACK’S new chocolate libraries, i knew exactly where i’d be displaying them to share their pretty packaging with you — on my beloved built-in bookcases, of course! now that the weather is getting colder, i... 
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guide to gifts for girls.

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it’s here, and it feels much sooner than i had expected, but the holiday gift-giving season is upon us.  i like to theme my gifts around what my favorite people love best, and in this case i’m thinking of my nieces (don’t look, you guys!) — young girls in their early twenties. they’re smart, they’re hard working and they’re very... 
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elsie green: a holiday giveaway.

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if you adore vintage decor and one-of-a-kind beautiful things for your home that happen to be sustainable, a visit to the bay area’s elsie green is a must.  this charming, family-run business offers the most unique collection of vintage finds from france and morocco that i fear it may make your head spin — in the good way, of course. elsie green imports the prettiest... 
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scandinavian-inspired hostess gifts.

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sometimes it’s difficult to surprise loved ones with just the perfect gift, and i like to put a little thought into my holiday presents and hostess gifts — with so many parties this time of year, it’s nice to bring something unique to the event to thank a hostess properly. i like to give vintage gifts that i know my friends and family will really cherish... 
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jammin’ at home.

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This post is brought to you by CJ Affiliate’s VIP Content Service. Thank you Crate & Barrel for sponsoring this post. While this was a sponsored opportunity from Crate & Barrel, all content and opinions expressed here are my own. we’ve just headed into august, which is kinda hard for me to believe, and summer fruit season will soon be winding down. but what... 
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