7 Small Things to get into the Holiday Spirit

I’ve been a Christmas girl as long as I can remember. December is truly one of my favorite months (behind October, obviously), and Christmas Eve is one of my favorite days (behind my birthday, obviously). But this year just feels…weird? As much as I love this season and my decorations that have been up since mid-November, it just feels a little bit harder to feel the joy right now (and I’m sure I’m not alone in feeling that).

With the pandemic, social distancing, and just the lack of “normal” traditions, I’ve been trying to find small ways to feel merry & bright during an otherwise bleak and sad Christmas season. Below are some of my holiday simple joys I’ve been enjoying this month. While this year is far from normal, hopefully you can find some sparks of hope, happiness and joy too. (And just a reminder: whatever you’re feeling this season, your emotions are 100% real and valid. No need to feel guilty for not feeling joyful right now. Allowing yourself to just be is valuable, too.)

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Gift Guide: Presents for Your Co-Workers (under $20)

Hello hello! Merry Christmas season. As promised, here is my second gift guide, this time specifically for your co-workers! You spend 8+ hours a day  with the same people, so inevitably you’re going to get to know each other well. Of course, sometimes it’s hard to figure out what to get your “work friends” depending on how close you are in and out of the office. So I’ve rounded up 10 gift ideas ideal for your co-workers to show that you care. Happy shopping! 

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Gift Guide: Perfect Presents for Your Bestie (under $40)

Tis the season of giving! To help you find the perfect gift for everyone on your list, I’ll be rolling out a few gift guides in the upcoming weeks. Today’s guide is all about buying for your bestie. Whether it’s for your best friend from college, your roomie or even your sister, I’ve got a couple ideas for every type of personality and style. Check it out below. (Oh, and everything is under $40. You’re welcome.) Happy shopping!

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