Gift Guide

Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas for Her

Valentine’s Day can be a tough holiday to celebrate. It’s become over-commercialized, making you feel like you have to spend a certain amount of money.

But really, Valentine’s Day is just a reminder to show the person you love, that you love them. Obviously this should be a year-round thing, but having a day dedicated to it isn’t so bad. Showing someone you love them can be as simple as spending time with them (and giving them your full attention), planning a fun activity together or writing them a nice note/telling them how important they are to you.

Of course, you may also want to give your valentine a gift. Here’s a list of some gift ideas I put together, ranging in price from $6 to $225.


peony candle, $21


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enamel mug, $6


kate spade watch, $225


tassel key chain, $26


scalloped oxford, $98

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framed heartstagram, $39 – order by 2/7!

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Holiday Gift Guide: 7 Last Minute Stocking Stuffers

As shipping deadlines quickly approach, now is the time to place last minute holiday orders! If you’re still filling stockings, here are 7 easy stocking stuffer ideas.

Opening my stocking has always one of my favorite parts of Christmas morning. When I was younger, I would wake up in the middle of the night, go downstairs and look at my stocking to get a “preview” of my gifts. Did anyone else do this? Then in the morning, me and my brothers would open our stockings first (all hurriedly and at the same time), before opening our gifts under the tree, one at a time.

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needlepoint key fob, $28.50


city travel guide, $17.50

(cities include: Charleston, Brooklyn, New Orleans, Detroit,

San Francisco, Austin and Nashville)


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kiehl’s facial fuel, $35

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pennant, $20 – made in the US!

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monogram mug, $6


iphone charger cable, $13

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fleece ear warmers, $30


Check out my other holiday gift guides:

  1. My favorites that I own
  2. Under $100 for her
  3. The LK wish list
  4. 10 books for everyone on your list
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Holiday Gift Guide: Book Edition

This year, I made a conscious effort to read more. After years of not reading much, it was fun to get back into it and read some really great books. This gift guide has a book for everyone! For more of my all time favorite books, click here.

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The New York Times: 36 Hours USA & Canada, $26

For: the weekend traveler


Domestic Violets by Matthew Norman, $15

For: the bored office worker


Wild by Cheryl Strayed, $9

For: the adventure seeker


After Visiting Friends: A Son’s Story by Michael Hainey, $15 

For: the mystery lover


Bossy Pants by Tina Fey, $6

For: the pop culture enthusiast


Service Included by Phoebe Damrosch, $12

For: the food snob


The Interestings by Meg Wolitzer, $12

For: the long-time friend


This Is Where I Leave You by Jonathan Tropper, $11

For: the friend in need of a laugh


Delancey by Molly Wizenberg, $12

For: the foodie, the wannabe restauranteur


We Were Liars by E. Lockhart, $11

For: the one who loves surprises

Check out my other holiday gift guides:

  1. My favorites that I own
  2. Under $100 for her
  3. The LK wish list
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Holiday Gift Guide: The LK Wish List

So far, I’ve shared two holiday gift guides: my favorites that I own and under $100 for her. Now, here’s the LK Wish List – the gifts I’d like to find under the tree this year.


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The New York Times: 36 Hours USA & Canada, $26

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italian leather gloves, $125

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 Myles shorts, $58 – made in the US!


tassel loafers, $298 – my gift to myself

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plaid Southern Proper hat, $28


Harry’s shaving set, $30

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stainless steel water bottle, $31


needlepoint pillow, $135

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leather watch, $199

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Holiday Gift Guide: Under $100 Gifts for Her

Earlier this week, I shared my first holiday gift guide: 5 of my favorite items I own. Today, I put together a holiday gift guide for her, all under $100. I hope it’s useful, whether you’re shopping for your girlfriend, sister, friend, wife etc…


2016 planner, $56

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reversible tote, $48 – bought this for L’s birthday (in black/cognac)

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sailor’s knot studs, $48


scalloped oxford, $98 – made in the US!

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framed instagram art, $39

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yoga pants, $48 – made in the US!


Gray Malin beach towel, $99

candle, $28 – made in the US!

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plaid scarf, $29

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needlepoint hat, $35

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Holiday Gift Guide: My Favorites

For my first holiday gift guide, I thought I’d stick with what I know and love. These are items I own and really like. If you’re looking for gift ideas for yourself or someone else, hopefully this list will help!

fossil estate framed duffle

Leather weekender bag, $398 // This was a Christmas gift last year. I use it every trip – it’s the perfect size for weekend getaways. I also love how it opens up like a vintage doctor’s bag. The leather has gotten softer and it’s been a little dinged over time, but that just makes it better in my mind. Always get compliments when traveling with this.


Patagonia vest

Patagonia vest, $99 // I recently bought this vest and have already worn it a lot. It great for layering in the fall and early winter. Will last forever.


Smathers and Branson wallet

Needlepoint card wallet, $55 // I use this thin wallet every day. It holds about 7 cards and a few bills, which is perfect for me. The front has leather pockets for cards, the back is needlepoint and it pops open at the top to store cash.


KJP braided belt

KJP braided belt, $88 // I wore this pretty much all summer. Was surprised at how soft the leather was. Bonus: it’s made in the USA.


warby parker sunglasses

Warby Parker sunglasses, $95 // After testing out 5 for free at home, these were my favorite. The lenses are polarized and are great for driving on really sunny days.

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J. Crew New Winter Arrivals


There’s a lot to like in J. Crew’s holiday catalog this year: comfy staples, cozy classics and a dash of bold party wear. Here are my favorites:

J.Crew garment dyed t-shirt

garment-dyed t-shirt (made in the USA!) // $45

J.Crew slim quilted sweatpant

slim quilted sweatpant // $98

J.Crew fair isle mountain socks

fair isle mountain socks (made in the USA!) // $16.50

J.Crew lambswool fair isle sweater in forest

fair isle sweater // $98

J.Crew midweight flannel shirt in stewart plaid

midweight, plaid flannel shirt // $79.50

J.Crew bowery slim pant in black watch cotton

plaid dress pants // $88

J.Crew ludlow shawl-collar blazer in velvet

navy velvet blazer // $328

Get 25% off your purchase with promo code SHOPTOIT.

P.S. I’m putting together full holiday gift guides for everyone on your list,   so stay tuned…

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