Gift Giving

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If you’re in a panic because Mother’s Day is right around the corner I’ve got some easy DIY gift ideas to share with you that will hopefully come through in a pinch! I recently joined my friend, Chef Vanessa Cantave to share few fun DIY Mother’s Day gift ideas on her weekly cooking show, The Hostess Next Door, which airs live on the Little Things Facebook page. Do you guys know about The Little Things? They produce high-quality lifestyle videos that air live on their Facebook page which has nearly 10 million fans! On this week’s The Hostess …


Regifting…We’re all guilty of doing it at some point or another. Maybe you’ve been given something that you already have…that’s certainly happened to me before. But whether it’s a gift you don’t need or something that’s just not your style, I believe it’s better to be gracious and show appreciation in the moment…and what you do afterward with it is your prerogative. Some say regifting is tacky or shows poor etiquette while others feel its perfectly acceptable. My take? It’s ok as long as you follow a few simple do’s and don’ts….

DO regift something that you are sure the…
Gifts for Home

This gift guide roundup is for the decor obsessed domestic goddesses in your life. I’ve hand picked these fabulous finds that cover everything from stylish home decor and tabletop items to the best kitchen tools and gadgets for the home cook.

1. Kate Spade Salad Server Set 2. Staub 5QT Cocotte 3. Paolo Throw 4. Keurig 2.0 Coffee Brewer 6. Kisannii Pillow 7. La Vie En Fleur Box 8. Mason Jar Cocktail Shaker 9. Domonique Ansel: The Secret Recipes 10. Waterford Crystal Highball Glasses 11. Heart Waffle Iron 12. Bar Cart 13. Vitamix S30 Personal Blender 14. L’Objet Candle 15. …

Thank You Gifts So Haute

I constantly find myself needing to send thank you gifts to show appreciation for people who have done nice things for me so I thought I would share a few of my go-to gifts to give at all price points. I hope you get inspired by these ideas! And since I’m always on the hunt for fresh ideas, I’d love to hear what some of your go-to gifts are in the comments below!

$5 or Less: A Thoughtful Card
At minimum, I always send a handwritten thank you note. This is perfect for when someone treats me to lunch or …

Nicoles Holiday Wishlist

I, unfortunately, procrastinated this year and still have to run out for a few last minute gifts but hopefully by now you’ve gotten all of your shopping out of the way and can just relax and enjoy the holidays. And since I’ve posted all of the holiday gift guides I planned, I thought it would be fun to wrap up by sharing what’s on my holiday wish list this year!

Rag & Bone Fedora – I’ve been lusting over this hat for a while. Hoping it will instantly elevate my cool status:-)

Paige Novick Ring – What woman doesn’t love …

Hostess Gift Guide

Tis the season for holiday parties which often comes with bringing a thoughtful gift to show your thanks to the hostess. Here are some stylish gift picks that are sure to make a great impression.

1. Cococozy Scented Candle | 2. Bamboo Cheese Spreaders | 3. Bamboo Bar Set | 4. Bejeweled Wine Stopper | 5. “Cheers” Coaster | 6. Dorset Cocktail Shaker | 7. Mojito Soap Set | 8. Peppermint Bark | 9. Gin & Juice Tote