Weekly Reads and Finds and an Under $100 Holiday Gift Guide

Under $100 Holiday Gift Guide

Is it just me or does it seem that Christmas snuck up really, really fast? This is a holiday gift guide for under $100 | gift ideas | christmas inspiration | holiday gift guide | christmas gift ideas | livelovesara

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Is it just me or does it seem that Christmas snuck up really, really fast? It’s a little panic-inducing because I am only done Christmas shopping for Merle. I am at a loss for what to get everyone else.

I turned this week’s finds post into a holiday gift guide for under $100. While it says under $100 most of the gift ideas are under $50, and a few gift ideas for under $25.

Last minute Christmas shopping is the bane of a lot of people’s lives and when you are feeling at a loss for creative gift ideas sometimes all it takes is for someone else to notice some cute, or unique gift ideas to give you some inspiration.

If you want to get some early Christmas shopping done, Anthropologie always has a lot of great gift ideas (walking around their store at Christmas is a joy).

They even break their website down into gift categories to help you.

I’ve included a few items from their gift lists tonight, like this beautiful slate cheese board.

They currently have a 20% off home and furniture sale going on in case you are searching for some unique gift ideas in a full range of prices.

Most of these are holiday gift ideas for women in the different roles in your life. A mug for a coworker or teacher, a ridiculously cozy housecoat for your mom or sister, rainboots or flats for your best friend, or some beautiful measuring spoons for the chef in your life. I hope you can find a little bit of gift-giving inspiration tonight.

We just got back from the library where the girls picked up a Nintendo Switch game that we have been on a waitlist for. Video games are super expensive so I always check to see if the library has a copy of a game they want first.

That way they can try it out to determine how much they like it before I spend any money on it. It helps me to decide what video games they may actually really want for Christmas or their birthdays (which are right before Christmas too).

It’s has saved me some money this season. Splatoon is a yes, Super Mario Maker 2 is a no. They liked the second one but not almost $80 worth of liking it 😉

Weekly Reads (and maybe videos):

The Benefits of Boredom.

These matchbox chair pads are amazing. I would put these all over my house.

The Instagram account of a pigment collector. This is so cool and beautiful.

How to Travel Like a Local (NYT).

Cats vs Invisible Wall.

This reminds me of The Hogwarts Express. I love riding trains.

I don’t think I could live here but there is something about it that I love. Maybe a summer home?

Listen to the second movement, Aria, from Bach’s orchestral suite in D Major, BWV 1068 played on instruments from his time.

Some footage of my favourite band and one of my favourite albums. I wish I could have seen that live. That cardigan he is wearing recently sold at an auction for almost $350,000. It had never been washed. I wish that I had an extra $350,000.

Man makes Rubik’s Cube for the blind. Amazing.

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Sara is the founder and creative behind livelovesara. She is always on the hunt for the perfect band tee, is a Levi's jeans lover, and puts together wardrobes in her spare time. She is also trying to learn french....albeit unsuccessfully.

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