Category Archives: Holiday

50 Ideas for Gifts that are Experiences

50 Ideas for Gifts that are Experiences - Experience Gift Ideas
Gifts that are experiences can be some of the best gifts. You’re giving memories! They’re also the perfect gift for people who you don’t know what to get them. If gift giving has you stumped or you’re looking to really up the ante this year, these experience gift ideas are sure to give you some inspiration.

For almost all of these, with the exception of locations only located in major cities, you’ll have to do a bit of your own digging for your local area. And, by digging, I mean literally checking out Google or TripAdvisor.

Really, once you’ve got a bangin’ idea (see below), it’s not that hard to find somewhere close by that can offer you what you’d like. Also, when you’re booking something major or a reservation or tickets that cannot be changed, tell the person to block off the date (and make sure they’re free) before purchasing whatever it is! Major tip.  Read More →

How to Save Money When Buying Gifts

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How to Save Money When Buying Gifts

love gift giving and I especially love doing it without spending a bunch of money. There are a lot of ways to save money on gifts without skimping on the gift itself and I often take advantage of these. In fact, I usually start my Christmas shopping in October so I have plenty of time to hunt down the perfect present and get it at a great price. It also minimizes stress levels in December where I’ve already got my birthday, my final exams, final projects and other holiday-related things to worry about.

When it comes to gift giving it’s certainly not about what you pay for it…but paying less than you need to could never hurt. Here are some ways to save money on gifts this holiday season!

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12 Ways To Treat Yourself This Winter

12 Ways To Treat Yourself This Winter // eyeliner wings & pretty things

It’s winter! This means you survived your entire fall semester or, if you’re not in college, you just made it to winter, which is still a huge accomplishment. Winter weather can be rough and the holidays can be extremely busy so it’s important you remember to treat yourself and take care of yourself.

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The Perfect Holiday Look // Tips For Making It Last & Taking It Off

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The Perfect Holiday Look + Tips For Making It Last & Taking It Off // eyeliner wings & pretty things

One of my favorite thing about the holidays, aside from family and food and giving gifts, is the fact that glitter becomes incredibly more prevalent in stores and in makeup looks. There’s also ample opportunity to really amp up that glam factor and I am HERE for that.

With great glitter and bold lips comes great difficulties with making the look last and taking it off. Super dry “butthole” lips and glitter that never seems to come off are too real, but today I’m going to help you solve these dilemmas while looking fabulous.

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