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Gift Guides 2020: Abra’s Wishlist

I usually love writing this gift guide.  I window shop for weeks to choose the perfect gifts.  I bookmark picks, and solicit input from friends.  But not this year. In 2020, everything feels heavy.  And the idea of buying or receiving presents is less festive and appealing than in previous years.  All I really want for Christmas is a working vaccine and for the people …

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Gift Guides 2020: Kyle’s Gift Guide for Men

In preparation for this gift guide, Abra sent me a selection of men’s gift guides.  And some of these bloggers must had COVID because their recommendations are tasteless.  (Abra tried to remove this joke, I demanded it stay in.  Gallows humor is the free space on my 2020 Bingo Card.)  So let’s lead into 2021 with gifts that the men in your life will be …

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The Beauty Range: Makeup Bags for Gifting

Makeup bags make great holiday gifts for the ladies in your life.  But who hasn’t purchased what they thought was a nice makeup bag only to have it split open or refuse to zip after two weeks?  Here are a few bags that I can vouch for either from personal experience or friend recommendations.  (I listed them from most expensive to least.)

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Last Minute Valentine’s Day Gifts Under-$50

I’m never sure how I feel about Valentine’s Day.  Is it a lovely celebration of human connection or a fake holiday created by florists and greeting card companies? As a woman who was unapologetically single for most of her adult life, I was glad when Galentine’s Day became a thing.  But as a married woman, it’s nice to get a thoughtful note from my husband …

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