CLJ Gift Guides: Gifts For Him

We’ve covered gifts for the home lover, gifts for her, and gifts for kids and now we’re ready to share our gift picks for the guys in your life. Chris is the youngest of 7 boys in his family and over the holiday, we polled everyone to hear what their favorite gifts have been–meaning, these are tried and true and tested favorites he’ll love to unwrap this year. 1. Drill Holster. Your guy probably has a tool belt, but this small one that holds the drill in a holster is convenient and cool and will be handy while he’s tackling his honey-do list. $11.93 2. Leather and Brass office accessories to deck out his desk at work. Starting at $29. 3. New Glasses, because they look so good on him. Warby Parker allows you to try up to 5 pairs of glasses at home for free before purchasing–it would be such…

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CLJ Gift Guides: Gifts for Kids

There’s probably been one thing that your child (or niece or nephew or grandchild, etc) has been asking for (for Greta, it’s this robot kitty–since she’s allergic to real kitties) but there is nothing better than seeing a child’s face on Christmas morning when you produce the most unexpected, best presents they’ll love forever. Here are a few gifts for kids we’d recommend this year: 1. A small treehouse playset with animal buddies is the sweetest alternative to a dollhouse for boys and girls. $190 2. Hair chalk will allow them to change up their ‘do without any permanence. It lasts for up to 3 days (with no messy residue everywhere) or until washed out with shampoo. $12 3. 3-in-1 bank so you can teach your child about budgeting, saving and helping others. $18 4. Like a major refresh of the classic Mr. Potato head, this tin and wood game will…

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CLJ Gift Guides: Gifts for Her

Whether it’s your best friend, sister, cool aunt or daily gym buddy (anyone that gets your butt to the gym every morning deserves a gift), these gifts are perfect for the women in your life this holiday season–they work for your own wish list, too. ;) I’m including the original price, but everything on this list is on sale right now which will save you a huge chunk of change. 1. Ridiculously soft slippers with a fur cuff for a little something extra. $14 2. A delicate gold choker which feels sophisticated, but on trend. $15 3. Plant Mom Cross-stitch. Because she manages to keep her plants alive way longer than you…or at least aspires to.  $20 4. Levi’s 721s. The most comfortable and flattering stretchy, high-waisted jeans (I have them in 2 colors). $100 5. A stylish fedora, so her hair won’t be weighed down by beanies this winter and because she would totally…

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CLJ Gift Guides: Gifts for the Home Lover

Earlier this week, we flew to Florida to celebrate Thanksgiving with Chris’s brother and his family. It’s been warm and lovely and we’re having the best time. Our house sitters are sending us daily Charly updates (she is loving the snow we’re getting back home) and in between activities, Chris and I have been putting together our yearly gift guides. We love sharing them Black Friday-Cyber Monday when the deals are unbeatable and more brands than ever are offering insane discounts this year. We have several lined up for you, starting with this one for the home lover. 1. Amazon has all of their magazine subscriptions slashed for Black Friday. A whole year of Elle Decor, and a bunch of other magazines, are only $3.99 (normally over $50) and is the monthly gift that keeps giving for anyone on your list that loves a glossy.   2. The dinner bell in our kitchen…

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