Acrylic Obsession

I’m not sure what it is, but I’m obsessed with anything and everything that’s made out of acrylic these days. I haven’t actually purchased any of these items, but they’re on my SERIOUS wish list right about….NOW!

  1. CB2, Acrylic Leaning Wine Rack
  2. Amazon, Acrylic Nesting Tables
  3. The Container Store, Acrylic Shelves
  4. Amazon, Anime Chair (set of 2)
  5. Crate and Barrel, Acrylic 5×7 Block Frame
  6. The Container Store, Magazine Slipcase

Holiday Gift Guides: The Parentals

If you are like me, you struggle every year with what to get your parents for Christmas.  Generally I can get by with finding something for my mom, but for my dad–that’s a tough one.  As I went on the hunt I found some pretty cool things….granted, some of these are out of my price range but they may not be out of yours so I thought I’d pass them along!

  1. Frontgate, Amplified Phone with Answering System-check out the HUGE numbers and the PHOTO speed dials!
  2. Old Navy, Cable Knit Cocoon Cardigan
  3. American Apparel, Circle Scarf
  4. Sur La Table, Moistly Grilled Cast Iron Grill Humidifier
  5. Amazon, Vacuum Seal Marinizer System
  6. Williams-Sonoma, Monogrammed Forged Steak Brand
  7. Crate and Barrel, Pixie Candleholder
  8. Sundance, Mason Jar Snowglobe
  9. Crate and Barrel, Fiesta At Rick’s Cookbook by Rick Bayless
  10. Sur La Table, Jura Cup Warmer-OMG this is so cool!
  11. The Home Depot, Wireless Rain Gauge
  12. The Home Depot, Ames Water Genie

Mad Platter

We are on the brink of the holidays and you know what that means…food, food, and more food. The holidays is when I break out the platters galore to display all this delicious food. Maybe I can eat off a paper plate any other time of the year, but damn it we will be fancy pants for the holidays. Do you guys fancy it up for the holidays or go disposable for clean up with the quickness?

  1. Crate and Barrel, Flurry Platter
  2. Target, Snowflake Oval Platter
  3. Target, Be Merry Ceramic Holiday Platter
  4. Pier One, Christmas Tree Glass Serveware
  5. Pier One, Gift Appetizer Plates
  6. Walmart, Personalized Little Helpers Platter

Dish Duty

I’m not exactly sure why, but I like festive dish towels in my kitchen. I don’t always go ALL  OUT for holidays, but I do like to see those little decorative towels hanging there near my stove and sink. Here are some cute towels that could adorn my kitchen this year. They would make cute little gifts too.

  1. Crate and Barrel, Joy Dish Towel
  2. Amazon, Tag Whimsy Santa Dish Towels
  3. Crate and Barrel, Berries and Birds Dish Towel
  4. Amazon, Bright Christmas Tea Towel
  5. World Market, Reindeer Towels

Stocking Up on Stockings

Since the new addition of our son, we are short a stocking for our mantle. I surely can’t have stockings that do not all go together, so I’ve been on the hunt for some new stockings for our fam. Now I just have to decide: do I want fun and whimsical or traditional.. decisions, decisions. Do y’all have a go to place for holiday decor purchases?

  1. Pier One, Ivory Knit Stocking
  2. Target, Snowflake Holiday Stocking in Red/Gray
  3. Crate and Barrel, Fiona Red Multi Stocking
  4. Pottery Barn Kids, Red and White Stripe Fair Isle Stocking
  5. Pier One, Whimsical Jester Stocking
  6. Target, Snowflake Brights Stocking

Crate and Barrel Announces Pet Line

and my wallet announces a HUGE CHUNK of cash missing. Love the classic patterns, and love seeing some cat lurv!

  1. Large Dog Collar
  2. Small Dog Collar
  3. Dog Bowl
  4. Cat Mat
  5. Catnip Toys
  6. Paw Charm
  7. Dog Bed

Keeping your Hands Cool

I’ve been in need of some new potholders here lately and some of these have caught my eye:

  1. Sur la Table, Silicon Pinch Grips
  2. Anthropologie, Dotty Match Pot Holder
  3. Target, Marcus Samuelsson Pot Holders
  4. Sur la Table, Silicon Pot Handle Covers
  5.  Crate and Barrel, Silicon Potholder-Trivet

Colorful Kitchen

A colorful kitchen makes me happy.  And all of these items here definitely made me smile.  That knife set is da bomb is it not?  And those chopsticks make me downright giddy.

  1. Pure Komachi 2 9-Piece Knife Set, Broadway Panhandler
  2. Good Cook Bamboo Spatulas, Target
  3. Adjustable Apple Corer/Slicer, Crate & Barrel
  4. Multi Prep Set, World Market
  5. Chopsticks, Crate & Barrel
  6. Citrus Fruit Squeezers, World Market

Don’t Forget Your Coaster!

I love Friends. That has and always will be my favorite show of all time. Monica Gellar Bing would never have forgotten her coaster and neither should you! Especially with cute ones like these:

  1. Etsy, Personalized Modern Coasters
  2. Target, Abaca Coasters
  3. Etsy, Glass Coaster Picture Frames
  4. Crate and Barrel, Ole’ Coasters
  5. Amazon, Vintage Vinyl LP Record Coasters
  6. Pottery Barn, Antique-Silver Drink Coasters

Fahionable and Functional

I recently joined the glorious world of working from home, and, while my job definitely has its perks, I’m finding the long hours I spend in my super-cute home office are getting extremely uncomfortable. I blame this mostly on the chair…SO…I’m on the hunt for both  fashionable AND functional home office chair…what do you think of these???

  1. Crate and Barrel; Ripple Leather Office Chair
  2. Ikea, Patrik Swivel Chair
  3. Ikea, Skruvsta Swivel Chair
  4. Pottery Barn, Swivel Desk Chair
  5. Pottery Barn, Wingate Rattan Swivel Desk Chair
  6. Target, Sydney Office Chair
  7. CB2, Bubble Office Chair