December Loves Giveaway

Hi friend!  Tonight is our Favorite Things Party and I’m so excited for it!  We had to do it virtually last year, so that makes it extra special this year!  It’s always so much fun to just get together with girlfriends (in jammies!) and eat, drink, talk, laugh, and of course, exchange gifts!

If you’re thinking of hosting your own favorite things party, or are just curious about how it works, go here.  I wrote a detailed description of how we do it and how we make it super easy! No stressing allowed!

I also compiled a list of the Top 15 Gifts from the last five years if you want to check that out.  I’ll be sure to share our party on Stories tonight if you want to join us and I’ll recap what everyone brought next week here on the blog.

We had a fun week on the blog wrapping up Cyber week- catch it all below if you missed anything!

Amazon Fashion Faves & Best Cyber Monday Deals

Just (the BEST) Sales,

November Top Sellers & Loves Winner

Tuesday Goodies

Amazon Live – Winter Outfits


As a THANK YOU for reading and subscribing to my blog, I’m giving away EVERYTHING in my December Loves to one of my subscribers!

If you’re not subscribed, you can sign up here, and I will pick a winner at random and announce at the end of the month.

If you’re new to Loves, it’s where I share things I’m loving each month, with the aim to highlight fabulous things I swear by, some things I want to try, great deals, and under $50 finds!  All perfectly appropriate for the flavor of each month!  I love sourcing goodies and sharing them with you!

December Loves GIVEAWAY

Tory Burch BagCoffee WarmerWater BottleBarefoot Dreams RobeHand Knitted Throw Blanket

Tory Burch Bag

I don’t know about you, but I’m always crazy for Tory Burch bags and this one is no exception.  It’s the Miller Mini leather crossbody bag that’s compact, but not too small.  It has an inner divider that you don’t see in many crossbody bags and a slip pocket.  Of course, I love the sleek style and it comes with a twisted crossbody strap as well as the gold chain strap.

Coffee Warmer

This baby comes in handy everyday and what I love about it is that there’s no button to turn on and off.  It turns on automatically when you set your mug on it and turns off when you pick it up.  It’s sleek and minimal and keeps your coffee or tea hot!  I have one on my living room end table, nightstand, and on my desk in my office!

Water Bottle

I have decided what my friendly White Elephant gift this year will be this water bottle that encourages you to drink more by marking the time goal on the bottle.  The bottle holds 32 ounces and goes from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.  It’s really crazy how it helps you stay on track and I use mine everyday.  I have the pink one, but I really like this dark green.

Barefoot Dreams Robe

Did you hear the story where I gifted my Mom this luxe Barefoot Dreams robe two years ago?  She’s like me and loves all things cozy and soft and was SMITTEN with this!  I got her the plum color and it looked beautiful on her.

Well, funny thing is, she started wearing it to my house when she would come over.  I mean, she’d have it on over her clothes, kind of like she was wearing it as a winter coat.

She has her own style, so I figured she must just be extra comfortable and warm in this.

But, it was a little weird when we’d go shopping or run errands, and she’d wear the robe as a coat.  I never said anything, just let ‘her do her’ but of course, I thought it was a little odd.

Then, one day, about a year ago when it got cold again she called me and said, “I can’t find that cardigan you gave me.”

“What cardigan?”

She went on to describe in detail what I had given her for Christmas the year before.

“Mom, that’s a ROBE!”  

Hand Knitted Throw Blanket

This oversize hand knitted chunky chunky throw is so homey and warm and I love the texture it brings to our living room.  It was a splurge item when I popped into Pottery Barn last month, but one I definitely do not regret. It comes in several colors, and I went with the ivory, that will look great long after Christmas has come and gone.  It’s on sale now!

Pottery Barn chunky handknit blanket

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Below is a list of sales (and discount codes) for the weekend!

Abercrombie • Up to 25% off select styles + FREE ship on orders over $75

Amazon • Shop my Amazon store HERE

Anthropologie • Up to 40% off Winter Wardrobe + FREE ship on orders over $50

Athleta • All sale items up to 60% off HERE

Banana Republic • Extra 50% off sale styles HERE

BackCountry • Up to 50% off

Evereve • Shop sale items HERE + FREE ship on orders $50+

Express • Up to 50% off everything

GAP • Shop all sale items HERE

Gibson • Use code HONEY15 for 15% off sitewide

JCrew • 40% off sweaters, coats, & more

Kendra Scott • shop sale items HERE

LOFT • 40% off full priced items with code: MERRY

Madewell • Up to 60% off sweats and pajamas

Nordstrom Rack • up to 70% off coat sales HERE

Old Navy • 50% off storewide sale

Target • Shop Targets top deals HERE

Victoria Emerson •Door Crashers sale HERE

I can’t wait to see who wins this month’s giveaway!  It’s so fun when I get to notify the winner!  They are always so surprised and appreciative!  What would you like to see in next month’s giveaway?

Have a fantastic weekend friend! 

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Hi! I’m Megan, mom to a thoughtful teenager and spunky young girl. We call Houston home and recently moved into our dream home. I traded my lawyer hat to become a full-time blogger in 2010. I love sharing my passion for affordable fashion, home decor, organization, & fitness to help inspire you to take care of you!


    1. I loved your robe story…it must be great!! Thank you for sharing all of your good ‘finds’ with us! I enjoy your posts!!

  1. I love opening my email to this every time!! The robe story is the BEST!!! I love all of your picks and refer to them OFTEN (ok maybe daily while Christmas shopping). Thank you for sharing part of your life with us! I can’t wait to hear about the Friends party tonight. In the process of starting that with my girls.

    1. That makes me really happy to hear Monica! Thank you for taking the time to write and I so appreciate you being here! The party is really a great time, so fun to do it with your daughters!

  2. I love the looks I love number 5 Texas proud love the videos great idea I’m able to see it and that makes a difference good job

  3. I’m loving the cozy theme! Barefoot dreams blankets and robes are always a great gift. I have been coveting a Tory Burch bag for years. Someone tell my husband please ?

  4. That story is priceless and one I will think of when I put my robe on. Lol. I love all things cozy and I have been eyeing that Pottery Barn blanket FOREVER. Thank you for sharing such amazing gift ideas.
    Happy Holidays!

  5. Yet another example of what a lovely relationship you have with your Mom! Selections are beautiful this month; I’m loving the comfy throw now that our temps have dipped into freezing territory. Holiday greetings from the Midwest!

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