HOLIDAY

AP | 2018

HOLIDAY

AP | 2018


Happy Holidays!

This year I wanted to do a little more than just gift guides for the holiday season, so I built a holiday page, where you will find deals, gift ideas, holiday style, giveaways, and more! Check back throughout the season, as new goodies will be added weekly!
-AP

 

Happy Holidays!

This year I wanted to do a little more than just gift guides for the holiday season, so I built a holiday page, where you will find deals, gift ideas, holiday style, giveaways, and more! Check back throughout the season, as new goodies will be added weekly!
-AP

12 Days of Giveaways


I want to thank all of you so much for all of your support over the last year. We’ve come a long way since day one! I was looking back at some of my first posts and thinking, “Omg I can’t believe I published that” lol. I felt embarrassed a little at first, but really that’s such a great thing because that means progress has been made! So thank you to those of you who read those first struggle bus posts and stuck around! Thank you to those of you who have joined along the way, be thankful you missed the first few haha. Lastly, thank you to everyone who has shared my journey and helped me grow – that means more to me than you will ever know.

All that being said, now is my turn to give back to you! For the first 12 days of December, I will be giving away some gifts to twelve lucky readers! Each will come with a blog post and explanation, as each gift will hold some importance in my mind and hopefully yours. Check back here for each of the posts and for details on how to enter! Happy Holidays from me to each and every one of you! (Check back December 1st for the first giveaway – don’t forget because you’ll only have one day to enter for each! Join my mailing list at the bottom of this page to stay notified!)

Congratulations Mariah Griffin!

Congratulations Megan Glaser!

Congratulations Cheri Larimer!

Congratulations RACHEL MECKLEY!

Congratulations Meg Peterson!

Congrats Kayla McCall Kucera!

Congratulations Maggie Deskin!

Congratulations Becca Franzen

Congratulations Emily Comp!

Congratulations Kelsey Dankert!

Congratulations Kristina Grier!

Congrats Makenna Lorraine!

Holiday Style


Add a red lip and you’re all set for any Holiday party, and you’ll be comfortable all day long!
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Tons of people wear red for the holidays, let’s mix it up and wear a cute green sweater!
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I’m loving the skirt and sweater trend right now! It’s so cute and perfect for the holidays!
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Best deals…


Blush Sherpa Jacket

So many of you asked about this fuzzy little number so I figured now would be a perfect time to share! Especially because it’s on sale!!!
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Gift ideas…


that give back this season

I Love that everyone seems to be so giving at this time of year, especially! I’ve compiled some of the best gifts that give back to so many different, great causes when you shop this holiday season! That means you’re doing good by knocking out your shopping and so many causes across the world will thank you for doing so!

This bottle of cabernet will help fun ABA therapy to children with autism. The perfect hostess gift or just a really great excuse to buy some wine!
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Gift a trendy or traditional pair of sunglasses and Diff will give a pair of reading glasses to someone in need. Buy One, Give One!
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Hearing our Loved ones on Christmas is such a gift itself! Every LSTN purchase helps provide hearing aids to someone in need!
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You know theres nothing I Love more than coffee and dogs so I couldn’t resist this one! Grounds & Hounds gives 20% to animal rescue initiatives!
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I Love that this backpack doubles as a cross body, it’s on sale, AND a fully stocked backpack will be delivered to a local child in need when you shop it!
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Support animal rescue organizations across the country when you gift this adjustable doggie leash! Watch their video to see all the features!
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Gifting a Swell water bottle will help support clean water programs across the world! This year, their main focus is Madagascar!
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This adorable Kate Spade bag was designed in New York but created in Rwanda in support of the self-run businesses this line helped create!
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for the fashionista

You know the trendy girl on your list who already has a closet full of stylish goodies?! Here are some on trend, fashionable pieces that she will Love to find under the tree this year! And I’m sure she will have a blast styling these gifts with the tons of stuff she’s already got in her closet!

I LOVE these over the knee boots! They’re so comfortable and fit true to size! (Size chart is accurate!) Your girl will Love them just as much as me!
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Keep her cozy and chic in this adorable leopard cardigan! The unique leopard design will set her apart from the rest and allow her to style it many ways!
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These jeans are so adorable and will be great to style with tons of casual outfits during almost any season! She will get tons of use out of these!
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Bucket bags are on trend and this one is ONLY $25 so you won’t break the bank on her new favorite purse! I’m about to order this for myself!
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Teddy coats are super popular this winter and I’m Loving this trend because they’re so warm and cozy! She sure to Love this one!
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I got this hat in New York and Love it so much!! It was perfect for my bad hair days in the city! It adds a little something to any outfit!
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I just added these to my wishlist because I think they’re SO adorable!! Snake skin is becoming very popular and this is the perfect pop to her look!
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Sweater dresses are all the rave this season and I Love the v-neck style of this one! It look super soft and won’t break the bank either!
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for your worldly traveler

We all have that one person in our life who seems to live in airports and is constantly on the go. I’m one of those people! Lol So I’ve gathered some great gift ideas for anyone who bounces around the globe on the regular. My favorite must have travel items and a few goodies I’d Love to have for my future adventures!

You’ve probably seen this in my posts, but here is my MUST HAVE travel bag! It unzips and expands for more space and comes in 5 prints!
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This passport cover and luggage tag combo is so adorable! It comes in a ton of different colors to mach your traveler’s favorite bag!
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This collapsable water bottle is perfect for travel! Fits in your bag, and saves you money once you’re through the security line!
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Travel days always make me feel kinda dirty and gross, so amp up your friend’s hairdo upon arrival with mini dry shampoo! Great stocking stuffer!
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There’s nothing worse than struggling to get by with 1% battery! Help your adventurer out and save their battery life with this portable charger!
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This. Is. Genius. It’s a door stop alarm to put on the inside of the hotel door to keep your traveler safe! It would actually be great in an apartment too!
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We all need new luggage every so often since the airlines are so hard on them! Naz just got this one for me this summer and I LOVE it!
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I really like to wear a blanket scarf when I fly, so I have a cozy cover in case the plane is cold! Your jetsetter will Love this one!
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for mom

My mom is one of the most important people on my shopping list! I always want to get her something she would never buy for herself or expect to see when she opens her gift. Sometimes that can be quite the task lol. Here are some ideas for your mom’s Christmas gift this year that are Janelle Parry approved! My lovely momma helped me put this list together (:

Everyone and their mother loves a fuzzy blanket, right?! This one looks super cozy and it comes in a bunch of colors to match any decor!
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Comfy sneakers are a must for every mom, and these are one of my favorite pairs! I Love the low profile style and cushy sole – Mom will Love them!
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Moms are constantly juggling about 100 tasks at a time, so keeping her hands free and stylish will definitely make her a happy camper!
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Get her an automatic wine opener, a set of cute glasses, and her favorite wine! She will be ready to unwind as soon as she opens her gift!
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She’s got a lot to keep track of! Get Mom a cute watch to help keep her on time and looking fab! I Love MVMT because they’re lightweight and slim!
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She sits at soccer games, track meets, and sometimes by the pool! Momma needs a good pair of sunglasses to protect her eyes from the sun!
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Coffee, tea, soda, or wine! Momma can enjoy her drinks hot or cold until the very last drop and boy does she deserve that!
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Mom will Love to be all cozied up in this warm jacket! She will get so much use out of this in and out of the house! You can’t go wrong!
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for dad

In my opinion, dad’s are so much fun to shop for! They like some of the most interesting stuff, and I get to check out a ton of stuff I typically never ever look at. Plus I feel like guys in general have very specific styles and hobbies, which makes shopping for them a little easier! My dad helped me pick these out and I think you guys will really like them!

My dad uses his iPad every single evening when he’s relaxing after work! This is his go to for anything and everything – perfect gift for dad!
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These joggers are so good I actually have a pair myself even though they’re mens! Naz LOVES these joggers and it’s about time for dad to try them too!
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For the handy man of the house! This tape measure is digital and it has memory capabilities for short and long term projects!
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Fun fact: My dad calls these 3/4 non-zips just because lol. And he has this one in grey and loves it! This option is great for anyone and everyone!
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My dad always has a pair of slippers on his feet! He usually has an inexpensive pair from walmart, so it was a treat when we spoiled him with these!
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My dad got this a while ago and uses it every winter! The 42in shovel is great for clearing snow quickly and efficiently. Man plow is a must for dad!
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My dad and Naz both have these and they both love them! The fit and style are perfect and the quality is amazing! Papa bear will be stylin in these!
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Gloves are a must have for everyone in the midwest this time of year! Dad deserves a nice pair for all the hard work he does!!
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for your fit friend

We all have that one friend or family member (maybe even a few!) that lives in the gym and Loves to workout and eat healthy! There are so many awesome gifts to get them and I had a blast rounding these up. I may even have to order a few of these things for myself or my sister! (Don’t tell her shh…)

Leggings are a must have for a trip to the gym! I can’t survive a cycling class or a yoga session without them, and I’m sure your friend can’t either!
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Whether she’s an avid yogi or just enjoys a good stretch after her tough workout, this yoga mat will be perfect for her to use!
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My apple watch has become my best friend in the last few years – I Love it so much! I use it for workouts but it’s also really great for everyday wear!
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Smoothies or protein shakes make pretty yummy post workout goodies if you ask me! This blender will make sure its smooth and delicious!
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These headphones are perfect for someone who’s active! They stay on well, they’re comfortable, and the bluetooth feature is amazing!
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This gym bag is the greatest of all time! The bottom compartment is vented for stinky shoes and wet clothes. It works really well for travel as well!
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Water, water, water! This water bottle comes in tons of colors and keeps your drink cold for so long! I have the 32oz one and it’s amazing!
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This vest is perfect for a quick warmup in the gym or to keep them warm during a cold outdoor workout! Some people don’t stop for anything!!
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for your fur babies

I don’t know about you, but I always spoil my sweet Calli girl any chance I get! And Christmas is the perfect occasion! I think she would agree lol. Here are some of our favorites that are Calli and Louis approved, and some things I think any dog lover would appreciate and use all the time!

Your little pup will thank you forever when they’re napping on this fluff ball! It also comes in a frosty color if that better matches your decor!
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This is the only toy Calli hasn’t destroyed in the first 10 minutes – AKA my saving grace! She absolutely Loves them and they come in many flavors!
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This seat protector is a must have for large pups! Your doggie will Love that they can play without you worrying about a mess! You’ll love this one too!
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Calli and Louis both have this sweater and both look so stinkin cute in it! Great for all sizes and will keep them toasty warm this winter!
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Okay maybe this is more for you than your pup but they’ll be glad you chose to stay home and drink with them! Lol Cheers pups!
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The accuracy of this is incredible lol. For anyone that has a shedding dog, you need this!! It’s impossible to get rid of all that hair!
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Again with the dog hair…it’s everywhere! Lol I just thought this was so cute, any dog mama would Love it! Hint, hint Naz! 😉
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This collapsable bowl is genius! Calli’s comes in handy when we travel, hike, or even just for a long day out of the house! You need!!
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