style spotter: the lazy travelers’ 2014 holiday gift guide + giveaway! [NOW CLOSED]

Now that friendsgiving has come and gone (and we can’t WAIT to tell you all about it!), we are officially in full on holiday mode: Christmas movies, music, cookies, and decorations are taking over our lives. Most important? Buying up gifts for our nearest and dearests! Naturally, we’ve assembled our second annual holiday gift guide, chock full of things we adore. The very best part? This year, we’re giving away some of our faves, including a winter wonderland weekend getaway! But let’s not get ahead of ourselves just yet. At the end of this post, we’ll tell you all about how you can win one of four fabulous prizes. Without further ado, here are the…

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style spotter: barbados

For those of you based in the upper part of the Northern Hemisphere, winter. is. here. Let’s all just take a minute to join the wino in the requisite moaning and complaining about the cruel and unbearable arctic freeze that came out of nowhere last week. Since when is 8 FEET OF SNOW an acceptable amount of precipitation? Meanwhile, the romantic is learning firsthand just why people complain about the weather in London… it was a cold, rainy mess this weekend. We haven’t even entered the proper winter season, and already we’re pining for flip-flop weather and reminiscing about the wino’s spring fling in St. Thomas. If we could, we’d demand multiple Caribbean holidays a…

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style spotter: home on the range

We may prefer city life above all else, but every once in awhile, we get the urge to shut down, disconnect, and escape to the countryside. When we were living a few blocks apart from each other in Manhattan, this usually meant a weekend road trip to our hometown in Bucks County, Pennsylvania was in order. Now that the wino and her fiancé are closer to home (and the romantic and hubs are much further), we’re dreaming of a slightly larger dose of American culture shock. And, lately, we’ve had our eyes on ranch life. Most specifically: The Ranch at Rock Creek in Montana. Photo via The Ranch at Rock Creek Listen. If we’re gonna go full dude ranch, it has…

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style spotter: autumn days

From here on out, ALL PUMPKIN ‘ERRTHING. Call me basic, but September through November is dedicated to embracing autumn and all its orange pumpkin-y goodness. If you think I’m beyond picking up handfuls of crispy autumn leaves and throwing them in the air every time I step outside, you’re very wrong. I love autumn for many reasons, though I won’t bore you with them here (ahempumpkin). One of the biggest reasons I’m excited autumn is here: I am so sick of staring at my tired old summer clothes, which have been staring me in the face for months upon months. Get outta here, shorts, I don’t need you no mo’. Bring on the boots, flannels, and jackets. You’re kind…

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