Category Archives: holidays

A Minted Holiday – Favorite Holiday Cards

The countdown is on, only 4 weeks until Christmas! Can you believe it? Once again I’ve teamed up with Minted to bring you my favorite holiday cards this season.

Created by talented independent designers, Minted holiday card collections offer fully customizable templates and are printed on thick premium in a variety of shapes and sizes including keepsake ornament cards, postcards and minibook cards.


Holly in the Round // Complete Love Booklette // Painted Foliage // Winter Botanicals //  Berry Branches // Too Cute Holiday // Radiant Joy Foil-Pressed Card //  Destination Holiday Tag // Joyful Memories Booklette

SPECIAL OFFER Order your  holiday cards  today  and receive 15% off + free recipient addressing. Use codeCHEER15 at checkout. Ends tonight.

ABOUT MINTED Minted is the world’s premier marketplace for independent design. Their mission is to find exceptional artists and designers from all over the world and bring their work to consumers who appreciate great design. Minted sources design and art from a global community of independent designers, then sells their best designs as fine products such as stationery, wall art, and décor for the home, holidays, and occasions.

2015 Holiday Gift Guides – FOR HER

We are kicking off our 2015 holiday gift guides with gifts for that special gal in your life. Whether it’s your mom, wife, sister or best friend you are shopping for, there is something for everyone on your list this holiday season.

Make sure you keep and eye out for the red ornaments available on most gift guides. If you see them next to an item, you will either have a chance to win that item (or something from the brand) or a special discount will be available.


Drew Barrymore Wildflower // Wool Blend Cable Knit Hat // *Carrie Name Necklace // Bottle Service Nail Polish Set // NARS Lipstick Collection // 3-Pack Rock Rings // Passport Holder // I Love You Dish Tray // Mini Glasgow Crossbody Bag // Openweave Scarf //  Gold Bangle // Faux Fur Slippers // Morning Person Sleep In Eye Mask

Don’t forget to enter our oNecklace giveaway here for a chance to a $40 gift card to the site. If you want to order right away, use code “layers10” and receive 10% your next oNecklace order.

Mama & Lucía

UncommonGoods Giveaway + Date Night at Home

As you can imagine life with an almost 4 year old and a 5 month old is pretty hectic. It’s hard to make time for ourselves and enjoy time together as a couple. Date nights are difficult to arrange but even if we can’t go out, Brad and I try to have a couple of date night’s at home each month. Last Saturday with the help of Uncommon Goods, we enjoy a quiet night at home with a few drinks and apps.

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VinoTini Flip Glass available here

UncommonGoods is a one stop shop for the best gifts around, they offer a wide range of unique – many handmade – items for everyone in your life.  If you are shopping for the perfect Christmas gifts click here for some great options. If you sticking to a budget this holiday season, UncommonGoods offers a great variety of one of a kind gifts under $50.

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ABOUT UNCOMMONGOODS  – Founded in 1999 and headquartered in Brooklyn, New York, UncommonGoods is an privately owned retailer that endeavors to feature unique designs and handcrafted gifts created in harmony with the environment and without harm to animals or people. Uncommon Goods makes it their mission to support and provide a platform for artists and designers. Most of the products they carry are created in the USA, and about one-third of their entire collection incorporates recycled and/or upcycled materials. At the core of their company is a great respect for the integrity of the creative individual and the belief that it is their responsibility to use their business to impact the world in a positive way.

 photo 27ae816f-bcf8-4381-ba59-d7c710b960b6.jpgGIVEAWAY Enter for a chance to win a $50 gift card to UncommonGoods!

HOW TO ENTER Simply follow the instructions below to enter this giveaway using Rafflecopter – it’s easy! You can enter daily by tweeting about the giveaway plus the more steps you complete, the more chances you have to win! Good luck! Giveaway ends on Sunday, December 14th at midnight. Open to US residents only.

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