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Last Minute Love

Once upon a time when I was in college and in the midst of the “awkward” phase of a new relationship, my love interest forgot Valentine’s Day. At least it seemed that way. What actually happened was that after methodically brainstorming ideas for what to do on this day of affection–methodical being his m.o. and thus our drawn out “Should…

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12th Day of Mini Gifts: Christmas Bell Ring

December 24 *** The day has come to give in to all the wild, joyous abandon that is Christmas. On this Eve of Christmas 2014, it’s your opportunity to get outfitted with holiday cheer–the colors, the sparkle, the jingle, jingle, jingle! As cliché as sleigh bells might be about this time of life, there’s something quintessentially charming about this little…

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10th Day of Mini Gifts: Stackable Rings

December 22 *** Oh yes, another fall/winter trend…and for spring/summer actually: Stackable Rings! These delicate, tiny beauties are the perfect accessory for add a little glam to any outfit. Available in countless designs at countless stores, they are also an easy find. Here are a few I fancy: Jennie Kwon Designs Blue Sunflowers Meadowbelle Market Since adding sparkle is the established,…

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9th Day of Mini Gifts: Small Succulents

December 21 *** I’m a fan of succulents for several reasons: 1) They are all the rage right now, so one feels very modern chic when surrounded by succulents, 2) They are sold everywhere for reasonable prices, 3) They are always in season, and 4) I can’t kill them as easily. The fourth reason is truly the reason I like…

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6th Day of Mini Gifts: Baby Nutella

December 18 *** I’ve posted on Baby Nutella before and though it’s the “same” Nutella, it’s so not. Not in that little jar. Nutella is always delicious and then seeing these tiny versions adds to the temptation, but any associated guilt is completely negated by the knowledge that nothing that small can be that harmful. That is bliss at its…

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4th Day of Mini Gifts: Moleskin Planner

December 16 *** What does one clearly need with a nice set of Staedtler pens? A notebook. Don’t like to carry too many things around? We have you covered with today’s pick: Moleskin’s Planner. And it’s mini!     At 3.5 x 5 inches, it’s pocket friendly, contains 18 months of calendars and weekly planning pages, with additional space for…