gift guide | oh la la.

Having trouble finishing up your wish lists this year? Just pass this little post on to your gift givers and your days will be merry and BRIGHT!

 

wedding wednesday | registry 101.

J: Jay and I recently tackled the mission that is… our wedding registry. Fun right!? For sure. But, let’s face it… What do we know about pots and pans? Nada. Luckily, I came across this handy registry guide on Buzzfeed. Lifesaver.

The Glitter Life Buzzfeed Registry

on point.

And now for a few of my favorites from the list:

1. Nespresso VertuoLine Coffee and Espresso Machine

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you really have to see this baby in action.

2. Staub Heart-Shaped Cocotte

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3. Kate Spade Chip and Dip Tray

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hostess with the mostess.

 

Past brides… HELP! What did you register for that you’re SO glad was on your list?

Brides to be… What are your favorite items on your registry? Let’s chat.

 

 

get lucky.

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! We wish we were in Savannah celebrating, but work calls. This doesn’t mean we’re not dreaming of this delicious toddy:

The Glitter Life Irish Coffee

Wherever you go and whatever you do, may the luck of the Irish be there with you.

Irish Coffee
1 oz. Irish whiskey
3 oz. hot coffee
3 tsp. whipped cream
Pour whiskey in glass and pour in hot coffee. Float whipped cream on top. Makes 1 cup. Simple as that! Garnish with a chocolate swirl if you so desire.

instagram diary.

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L’s veggie lasagna rolls (recipe later this week!) // this happy new year card from sugar paper la made us happy // we can’t watch the grammys without fun champagne // L is brown-bagging all this week with a HUGE bowl of rice salad // J’s new brunch spot, egg harbor cafe // out with the old and in with J’s new kate spade wallet // the goods at egg harbor // SPRINKLES IS IN ATL // fab new office decor for L // saturday cinnamon rolls at J’s // new graphic rug for social // obsessed with these new shopping bags for social and dish! #2014 //volcano roll at our fave sushi kiku // L and Joe say “cheers” to the weekend at Locos Statesboro // the social reno continues with this Calypso Home cabinet // who doesn’t love their iced coffee in a mason jar?

instagram diary.

11.25.13

L to R: J packed to move over the weekend. champs was a necessity // gotta love a holiday starbucks cup // L fell in love with this retro clock at The Loft Hotel in Jacksonville // Romes got a sweet treat on our lunch run through chick fil a // L and Joe in Gainesville for an historic Georgia Southern victory // we stayed hydrated over the weekend with roots pressed juices // J made a rookie mistake after packing up her dish detergent // Baby Joe was ECSTATIC to ride a real train through the north georgia mountains // healthy and delicious snacks during L’s visit to atlanta

Hope you all had a fantastic weekend! Coming at you this week: last-minute Thanksgiving decor, leftover turkey recipe ideas and a holiday bar cart how-to. Cheers to a short week!

behind the scenes: F/W 2013.

We’re finally ready to share pics from our recent buying trip in Atlanta. From leather accents at BCBGeneration to quilted boots and oxfords at Rampage, we’ve already in love with fall styles.

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setting the mood: cute pillows in j’s guest room.

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we started our morning looking at costa blanca, one our favorite lines.

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pastels carry over from spring/summer into early fall.

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we loved the lace detail on these denim cut-offs at costa blanca.

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leather trimmed sweaters and sweater-dresses at bcbgeneration.

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printed pants and an amazing maxi dress + sweater combo at bcbgeneration.

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we fell hard for this bcbgeneration hi-low hem leather trimmed knit dress. that’s kirkland, one of our awesome sales reps, on the left.

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quilted black boots are on our wish list for fall/winter.

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perfectly neutral studded loafers at rampage.

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we each want a pair of these grey wingtip oxfords at rampage.

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we still can’t get enough cap-toe flats at social.

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ultimately we decided against ordering these metallic cowboy boots…but they’re fun, right?

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in defense of L’s face, we were viewing these tulle coats in a very small, very cramped space.

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ice cream-colored coats at tulle.

And we scooped a few things for spring/summer, too.

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these tasseled sandals are perfect for dish.

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we couldn’t decide between basic black and neon lime for social…so we got both.

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your spring/summer workhorse: a simple cork sandal.

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color, color, color for dish.

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aviators are still our favorite sunglasses style.

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why, thank you! we both got compliments on our shoes during market.

What do you think of our picks for fall/winter 2013? Tweet us @glitter_blog_xo! Don’t forget to check out our Pinterest boards here.

friday five.

EEEK Happy Friday!

So we just sort of blinked and it’s November. We’re shaking off our Halloween candy hangovers and gearing up for another month. Here’s what we’re feeling this weekend:

1. Drink: Jay got me this Keurig coffee maker for my birthday and needless to say, it was love at first sight. The best part: it doesn’t brew just coffee. Tea? Apple Cider? HOT CHOCOLATE? Absolutely. Just pop in the “k-cup” of your choice and enjoy!

Keurig

use this to brew a cup of coffee for your DIY pumpkin spice latte.

Nantucket Blend

our absolute favorite brew.

2. Nails: Y’all. Essie Winter 2012 colors are HERE! To say we’re obsessed is an understatement. We’ll be purchasing all six shades ASAP.

Essie Winter Collection

(L-R): Butler Please, Leading Lady & Snap Happy

Essie Winter Collection

(L-R): Where’s My Chauffeur, Beyond Cozy & She’s Pampered

3. Shop: Nordstrom Half-Yearly Sale is going on NOW! Save up to 40% on select items. Here are a few things we’ve got our eye on:

Kensie Jacket

everyone needs a furry jacket for winter.

Free People Cords

dress them up pumps or down with booties. perf!

4. DIY: We lurve a DIY on the weekends. {{Check out previous DIYs here and here.}} And a DIY that involves glitter? Sign us up. Check out the mason jar glitter vase thanks to SUPER cute blog, The Knotty Bride:

DIY

just roll the jar around in gold glitter…

Glitter Mason Jar

and voila! how pretty is that!?

5. Festival: If you’re in Atlanta, check out the Chastain Park Arts Festival! This two-day fest draws people from all over the city for fun, food, and ART. Click here for more info.

Chastain Arts Festival

bundle up and head to the park.

What is everyone up to this weekend!? Tweet us @glitter_blog_xo

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J+L

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