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Made in Queens Gift Ideas

Made in Queens Gift Ideas

The holidays are almost here (how is that possible!?!) and I thought it would be fun to put together a gift guide celebrating my fellow small business owners based in Queens! 1. Is there anything more New York than bodega cats? I don't think there is and I love, love, love this print from About A Cloud.  2. This classic NY coffee cup ornament from The Salvaged Sawhorse is the perfect gift for any New Yorker missing their hometown! 3. For the candle lover on your shopping list, Astrid Paper and Home makes absolutely beautiful candles and my favorite is Basic Witch because I am as...


Gifts for Galentine's Day

Melissa Gibson

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Gifts for Galentine's Day

Galentine's Day is coming up and this year it seems even more important for ladies to be celebrating other ladies! If you have no idea where Galentine's Day originated, I highly recommend binge-watching Parks and Rec!  I've put together a few of my favorite things to help you find the perfect gift for your BFF. 1. My first pick is this Bali Coconut Body Scrub by Body Systems; it is a decadent spa treatment in the privacy of your own home and I'm sure you're Galentine will love it! 2. Gourmande Girls makes the most amazing liquid lipsticks! If your BFF...


Mother's Day 2017

Melissa Gibson

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Mother's Day 2017

Mother's Day will be here before you know it; I've put together a few things that might make all the mom's in your life happy on May 14th. 1. How gorgeous is this recipe box from Rifle Paper? It's perfect for the ladies in your life who love to cook. 2. These earrings from Megan Auman are also a fav; perfect for every day! 3. Of course, I might know of a fragrance your mother might love...Kiele is our most popular scent, a blend of jasmine, gardenia, and tuberose. 4. Does your mom love candles? If the answer is yes,...


Valentine's Day Gifts for Guys

Melissa Gibson

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Valentine's Day Gifts for Guys

This week I'm sharing some ideas that I think make great Valentine's Day gifts for the gentlemen in your life! 1. Looking to give cologne this Valentine's Day? I suggest Willoughby by Ursa Major; an all-natural blend of 14 essential oils in a base of jojoba oil. 2. Does the guy in your life have a beard? This beard oil by Simply Great Beard Oil might be the perfect gift for the beard lover in your life. 3. This candle by MCMC Fragrance is perfect for the Dude in your life; it's a spicy, woodsy blend that you will love! 4....


Gifts for your BFF for Valentine's Day

Gifts for your BFF for Valentine's Day

Valentine's Day will be here soon, so I thought I would round up some fun little gifts ideas for BFFs. I also might add, own or want a few (or all) of these items;)  1. I am absolutely in love with Ferris and Char Char Cosmetics! They make amazing makeup and donate 10% of all sales to animal rescues; I love the lip glosses! Doing good while shopping, what's not to love?  2. I am a huge fan of Emily McDowell and if I'm ever sharing a gift guide, there is a good chance something for her line will appear in...