Holiday Gift Guide: Gifts for Him

Happy Monday! It’s one of the best Mondays of the year too, because it’s Cyber Monday! There are so many great deals, and if you are like me and are an online shopaholic, this is almost better than Black Friday!  We are also sharing out second holiday gift guide, and this one is all about the gentleman. Great ideas for what to get your boyfriend, hubby, brother, or dad are linked below. There is something for everyone on this list; the techie, the fashionable guy, the traveler, and the entertainer. Everything is under $100 too!

**Scroll past our gift guide to see a couple of the best Cyber Monday deals too!!

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Cashmere V-Neck Sweater  |  Dior ‘Sauvage’ Cologne

Whiskey Rocks  |  Tumi Travel Kit

iPhone 7 Case  |  Fit Bit Leather Watch Band

Nike ‘Free RN’ Shoes  |  Bumble & Bumble Pomade

Leather Flask |  Barbour Leather Gloves

Moccasin Slipper  |  Patagonia 1/4 zip Pullover

Kiehl’s ‘Healthy Skin’ Kit  |  Italian Silk Tie

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Cyber Monday deals! Score some great stuff and make your Monday a little better!

Amazon.com Because you guys know how much I love Amazon for everything and anything. Amazing deals on Fitbits, tablets, and electronics. Kitchen appliances are also on super sale too.

OldNavy.com  & BananaRepublic.com They are offering 40% off EVERYTHING online at Old Navy and up to 50% off at Banana. Old Navy has a ton of great gifts, and with 50% off at Banana you can snag some great winter coats and more expensive items at a super discount.

Express.com With up to 50% off sidewide, it realllly wouldn’t hurt to stock up on some cozy sweaters and that gorgeous holiday dress you have been eyeing (like this one I have my eye one!).  Oh, and free shipping is always a nice bonus too!

JCrewFactory.com 50-60% off everything, plus an additional 40% off clearance with code HAPPYSALE. Great for gifts for guys and girls, plus cute stocking stuffers as well.

GiGiNewYork.com Time to stock up-the more you buy the more you save! Spend $125 and save 20%, spend $250 and save 25%, spend $350 and save 30%, and spend $500 and save 35%. They have some great new styles this season, plus the ever popular fold over clutch.

Loft.com The Loft always has great online sales, but they do it big for Cyber Monday. 50% off everything plus free shipping with code CYBER MONDAY at checkout.

Happy Shopping Peaches!

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Taste of Atlanta Recap

I consider myself a foodie…I will try just about anything, one of my favorite things to do is to try a new restaurant in Atlanta with the hubs. Atlanta is quickly becoming the food capital of the South, and the food scene here is ever-changing and fresh. Combine trying new restaurants along with a outdoor festival setting, and you have me hooked! I had the opportunity to go to Taste of Atlanta a couple weeks ago on October 22nd. Taste of Atlanta is a 3 day food festival in it’s 15th year, serving up bites and craft cocktails from over 90 of Atlanta’s best and up-and-coming restaurants. A food lover’s dream-you get to try so many different things! Not only is there a ton of food, they are serving up live chef demos throughout the day and even offer cook-along classes.

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One of the great things about this festival is that almost every transaction is done with your wristband. Not only does it gain you entrance, but you put ‘taste points’ onto the wrist band and that’s how you purchase food. I love this idea…it is SO much easier and quicker than have to do cash, or trying to find an ATM (if you are like me and never carry cash). It made the lines move very quickly so you weren’t just standing in line waiting for food. They could just scan your wristband and you are good to go!

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To put taste points onto your wristband, you could just do it online beforehand, or put taste points on there at the festival using ‘Top-up’ stations. I thought this would be a pain, but we were able to get more points onto our wristbands within 10 minutes of walking over. Super quick. The hubs is not a fan of waiting in line, so he was happy.

Now to the best part…the food. I ate so many good things, but I’m sharing a few of my favorites below.

‘Gangsta Fries’ from Bellwood’s Social House

These fries are AMAZING. Tasty homemade fries topped with blue cheese, chili oil, chives, and bacon. Does it get any better than that? Uhm hello ultimate cheat food. Bellwood’s is over in West Midtown, and is perfect for chill Sundays. (PS-they do a great brunch too!)

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American Kobe Beef Meatballs from Davio’s

These perfectly rich and tender mini meatballs from Davio’s, topped with a sprinkle of freshly shredded Parmesan and a light red sauce, literally melted in your mouth. The texture of the meatball was perfect, which is amazing considering they made a TON. Just a couple bites of this meatball made me want to try more from this steakhouse, located in Phipps Plaza.

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Braised Short Rib over Celery Root and Potato Puree from Blue Ridge Grill 

This restaurant in Buckhead holds a special place in my heart, since that’s where my husband and I had our first official date. They are known for a great steak, but their seafood selections are always stellar. This braised short rib was something I had never had there, but would definitely order again. It was so tender and flavorful, and the puree complemented nicely without overwhelming.

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Fried Chicken Salad Slider from The Shed at Glenwood

The Shed is known for their Fried Chicken, so when I saw this interesting take on it, I knew I had to try it. It was even better that I thought it would be! Still crispy from frying, but also that creamy classic chicken salad feel. Served on an H&F bun too, so you can’t beat that. If you haven’t been to this quaint little restaurant over near East Atlanta, get on it!

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If you have never been to a food festival like this, you have to try it! It’s such a great way to explore all the food and experiences that your city has to offer. I can’t wait to go back next year and try even more new restaurants. When else will you be able to try what so many different places have to offer? Hope to see you all next year if you live in Atlanta!

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Giveaway with JORD Wood Watches

Enter to win $75 towards your own JORD wood watch below!

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Dress Dress Up Boutique ‘Time to Fly’ Dress | Scarf She In Plaid Blanket Scarf | Watch c/o JORD ‘Frankie 35’ Zebrawood and Champagne (enter to win $75 towards your own watch HERE)| Boots old, similiar Here | Clutch Francesca’s ‘Zaira’ Perforated Clutch | Earrings Rocksbox

What a perfect time for a little giveaway! (see what I did there? haha.) Since you are probably already setting back your clocks an hour today, why not treat yo’self to a new timepiece that is unique and fun-a JORD wood watch. I have never been a huge watch person, but you guys, this watch has changed my mind! I love wearing this unique watch; it’s light so it doesn’t feel like you are wearing some heavy, clunky watch. I have had zero issues styling it too since it really goes with everything! I consider myself a little bit of an outdoorsy girl, so I love the natural wood look of the watch. BUT, I also love to dress up and be girly, and this watch looks equally great dressed up as you can see above. I paired it with this amazing backless dress, a blanket scarf, and boots. This cool watch adds such a pretty and natural ‘extra something’ to all my outfits. I got my watch in this gorgeous zebrawood and champagne color, but they come in a ton of different wood colors and faces to match your style.

For all our lovely readers, we have something special for you! I’ve partnered with JORD for a chance to win a $75 voucher towards your new JORD wood watch. And even better, just for entering, you will automatically get a $20 credit towards the purchase of a watch! Can’t beat that, so make sure to enter HERE for your chance to win and get your $20 credit.

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This post was sponsored by JORD Wood Waches

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Favorite Fall Home Decor Round-up

Fall is seriously my favorite time of the year. There is just SO much to do outside, the weather is gorgeous and the leaves are turning colors, and it’s football season too! Just makes you want to curl up with a cozy blanket and drink apple cider (or hot chocolate!). We have rounded up some of our favorite home furnishings for fall, most of which are very reasonably priced. These cute pieces of decor will help get you in the fall mood!

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‘Gather’ Throw Pillow  | Pumpkin Throw Pillow | Wheat Wreath | Foiled Glass Pumpkins

Nest Pumpkin Chai Candle | String Lantern Lights | ‘Thankful’ Door Mat | Plaid Throw

Plaid Flannel Wine BagCast Iron Pumpkin Dish | Glass and Copper Lanterns

Happy Shopping! Hope everyone’s week is off to a good start! We have Taste of Atlanta coming up this weekend, so make sure to check with us over on Instagram to see more!

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Bra Fitting Tips with Third Love

A key part of putting together any outfit is making sure the fit is right. Whether it be the right length of pants or the correct fit of a dress, it makes you look more well put together when everything fits. The foundation of your look starts with the right fitting undergarments-so you have to make sure your bra is fitting well and sized right too! We have all had those ‘bra-blems’: straps that slip, bulge from an ill-fitting band, of gapping in the cups that you can see through a shirt. If your bra fits properly it makes a huge difference in how your clothes fit over. And let’s be honest: I know that I feel and look my best when my bra fits well and I don’t have to think about it! We have a cute little guide with some tips to help you get the best fit possible, so that you can look your best! And our friends over at Third Love have even offered a discount for our readers to help get you started too! They have the cutest bras for all shapes and sizes, and they even come in half sizes too so you can make sure you get the best fit possible. We really like this pretty Lace Push Up and this fun Strappy T-Shirt Bra that you can wear with low side cut top. They even offer free shipping for orders over $75, and always free returns and exchanges.

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Third Love is offering all our readers 15% off with code TLSEPBB15 so that you can get started on looking your best and fixing all these ‘bra-blems’. They even have an app so that you can get sized properly in the comfort of home and don’t have to do some awkward fitting. You can even do it with your phone! So grab your phone and your discount code and give it a try, and let us know what you think in the comments below!

Thanks for stopping by!

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White Denim | Two Ways

White jeans are a big trend for this summer, and there are so many different ways to style them. Today we wanted to show you two ways that we styled our white jeans.

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Natalie’s look is a more casual way to style white denim. Her look is perfect for weekend shopping, strolling through farmer’s markets, and grabbing coffee with a friend. A layered chambray shirt with a striped sweater is a great go-to combo; comfy flats and a bright handbag complete the look.

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Amanda’s look is a little more dressed up; great for a date night, or brunch with friends. Heels make it a little more dressy, and the floral shirt is girly and sweet. This shirt is the best-the hi-low hem is flattering and comfy.

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Natalie’s look: Jeans | Sweater | Shirt | Purse | Flats | Watch

Amanda’s look: Jeans | Shirt {and it’s under $50-score!} | Purse, similar Coach bag | Heels, old similar Here | Necklace; Banana Republic-sold out, but good option Here | Bracelet

There are literally a TON of ways you can dress up or dress down your white denim, and white goes with everything! Let us know your favorite way to style white denim on Instagram! Hope everyone is having a great week.

-Natalie & Amanda

Chambray and Herringbone…

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Shirt : J. Crew Factory | Vest: J.Crew, sold out, good options Here and Here | Pants: Loft Ponte Pants {on sale too!} | Necklace: Kendra Scott Rayne | Shoes : Tory Burch ‘Reva’ Flats | Purse: Michael Kors | Sunnies: Ray Bans | Watch: Fossil

Mother Nature has not been able to make up her mind these past few weeks in Atlanta! Its been rainy and cold, and then we have random days where its sunny and 65 degrees. I’m just ready for spring! But while the weather is still cooler, this is one of my go-to looks…and this vest has been on repeat all winter, I love it!

Thanks for stopping by!

-Amanda