Kristie’s Holiday Wish List: 15 Things She’s Asking For This Year

Each November I look forward to creating my Christmas wish list, which signifies the start of the festive season. This year, the holidays are going to look a whole lot different, but I’m trying to keep a few of the same traditions in place. One of these is curating a list of items that I’d love to unwrap on Christmas morning and sending it to my immediate family. Here are 15 things that I’m asking for this year. PS: Although Christmas is fast approaching, there’s still time to shop our themed gift guides. A lot of items featured offer 2-day shipping or in store pickRead More →

The Most Sought-After Makeup and Skincare Kits

We’ve saved our best gift guide for last! Our list of makeup and skincare kits showcases 45 of the most coveted products out right now. We were sure to feature products in a range of price points, starting with budget friendly ($40 and under) and working up to luxury ($86 and up). Here’s your one stop shop for everything beauty related. 1. Playdate Discovery Perfume Set | Pinrose | $25 $15 2. Multivitamins Set | Sunday Riley | $28 3. Merry Masking 3-Piece Set | Kiehl’s | $40 4. Mini Must-Haves Rose Edition | Mario Badescu | $22 5. Limited Edition Balm Dotcom Roulette |Read More →

The Must-Have Items at The Top of Gina's Wish List!

Ever since I was a child, I would have trouble sleeping on Christmas Eve. I’d toss and turn all night in anticipation of what was to come. As soon as the sun came up, I’d annoyingly wake up everyone in my family so we could start opening gifts. A few weeks before, my brothers and I would create our wish lists of what we were asking for and we would share them with each other. We would also include a ton of ideas on what to get our parents. So for this year, even though the holidays don’t really have that same magical feeling thatRead More →

your significant other, best bro, or dad

Lets face it, finding the perfect gift for the men in your life can be a little tricky. We’ve searched far and wide to bring you 15 ideas that will surely leave a memorable mark. They range from stocking stuffers like incense and national parks notebooks to big ticket items like a Comme des Garcons hoodie to a mouth-watering gift basket. 1. Portable UV-C Sanitizer Wand | Anthropologie | $90 2. The Essential Gift for Men | Space NK | $92 3. Whisky Lover Accessory & Tasting Kit | Bespoke Post | $60 4. Palo Santo Incense | Fredricks & Mae | $18 5. PlayRead More →

DIY Cricut Gifts You’re Going To Want To Make This Holiday Season

A few months ago I was gifted the Cricut Explore Air 2 and the EasyPress 2 along with a ton of accessories for each machine. This couldn’t have come a better time with the holidays fast approaching and trying to stay home as much as possible. For years, I’ve always wanted to create my own gifts but after making one or two, I would be so pressed for time that I’d go back to online or in-store shopping. This year is different in every sense of the word and it’s giving me more time so that I can create customizable gifts for my friends andRead More →

Secret Santa Gift Ideas For Everyone You Zoom With

By now you probably miss, (I mean really miss), seeing your co-workers in person. Just because you may only see them through a computer screen doesn’t mean you shouldn’t give them something extra special this year. Our gift guide features a ton of ideas and factors in different budgets, but they all have one thing in common—they’re something she or he will love! 1. Big Ceramic Mug | Ban.do | $14.95 2. Holiday Tin Candles | Illume | $22.00 3. Arctic Twilight Cheese Knives | $32 + That Cheese Plate Will Change Your Life | $28 | Anthropologie  4. Desk Organizer | Anthropologie | $49.95Read More →

The Most Sought-After Holiday Toys for Your Little Ones All The Way Up To Teens

Not sure what to get the little ones? Our kid approved gift guide offers up ideas on some of the most sought-after holiday toys. We’ve included ideas for both girls and boys, as well as unisex. Whether you’re shopping for toddlers, teens or in between, there’s something for everyone. 1. 127-Piece Portable Art Studio | FAO Schwarz | $60 (8 and up) 2. F is for Fashion Book | Amanda Perna | $28 (all ages) 3. Jurassic World: Camp Cretaceous Epic Roarin | Target | $31.99 (3 and up) 4. Cut Grass Scented Bubbles | Maison Francis Kurkdjian | $20 (all ages) 5. Mini CameraRead More →

What I Loved in November, 2020: skateboarding through the Shoreline Bike Path

This month Gina will be sharing her monthly must-haves! A collection of things I loved in November, from beauty products and fashion to entertainment and everything in between. This month I loved night skateboarding through the Shoreline Bike Path in Long Beach. The weather has cooled down and the glowing lights of downtown that highlight this trail truly make it feel like the holidays. I’m also obsessed with my cute rose and white gold penny board, as it’s really easy to use for beginner skaters like myself. Riding through the crisp air gives me a relaxing and happy feeling. With all the stresses going onRead More →

Black Friday Deals

Every year, right about now is when I begin my holiday shopping. Starting before Thanksgiving seems early but if I wait I end up missing out. So, last week I began narrowing down the best Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals to make holiday shopping a bit less stressful. Here are 17 of my go-to websites for shopping and gifting along with everything I’m eying. Happy Holidays! PS: The items that are *starred are featured in the above photo. What I’m eyeing: L’Agence Top, The Great Cropped Sweatpants, *Dior Sunglasses, and Veronica Beard Flair Jeans What I’m eyeing: RE/DONE Hollywood Tee, A.L.C Silk Leopard MiniRead More →

Our Best Gifts For Your Best Girlfriends

No matter what she’s into, our best girlfriend’s gift guide offers a vast selection of perfect options for the women in your life. Whether you’re shopping on a budget or want to splurge, these 15 hand picked items are sure to please. 1. Sleep Stone Moisturizer | Kate McLeod | $45 2. Apres Ski Kit | Atlantic Folk | $31 3. Rainbow Riders | Moxi Roller Skates | $99 4. Bamboo Bowl Set | Poketo | $40 5. Tarot Card Pendant Necklace | Anthropologie | $48 6. Electric Wall Diffuser | Diptyque | $120 7. Faux Fur-Lined Suede Slippers | Sorel | $75 8. KeepRead More →