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food obsessed gifts

When snacks are life: gifts for anyone obsessed with food (like we are!)

Are you ready for second breakfast? Elevensies? Luncheon? Afternoon tea? Dinner? Supper? When it comes to food, we’re all Hobbits. And for those of us with noms on the mind most of the time, these food-themed gifts are key.

From donut socks and cupcake lip balm to ice cream phone cases and all things bacon, start bookmarking gift ideas for a foodie pal or yourself. The best part? They’re all calorie-free!

These retro home finds are gold for our #aesthetic

These vintage-style home finds are nostalgic gold for our #aesthetic

If your hashtag aesthetic includes retro and vintage-style home finds that hark back to the ’40s, ’60s, ’80s, then you’re on the right post. From mid-century modern furniture to retro ’80s geeks chic to old skool patches to cat eye sunnies, there’s a throwback decade in here for you.

Let’s go shopping to fill our homes and hearts with nostalgic stuff for gifts or for us…

Illuminate your next party with these glowing summer garden lights

Illuminate your next garden party with these glowing summer party lights

UK readers: this one’s for you! We’ve partnered with a seriously fun company that sells every kind of light you can imagine — from lighted bottle coolers to cool patio lights to sleek and modern lighting for your home. We decided to highlight a few of our favorites for a roundup of summer party lights for your summer BBQs and chic evening soirees indoors or outdoors.

Here are some to peruse…

trendy laptop bags

Yep, there actually are cute laptop bags out there to carry all your crap

If you’ve found yourself on your first day at your big new job (or preparing for school in the fall!) with a hideous briefcase a la Andie in The Devil Wears Prada, worry not. There are tons of cute laptop bags from which to choose so that you can look chic and fully prepared at the same time.

Let’s find a new home for your goodies, lappies, and electronics…

Tiny worlds reside in these intricate resin rings

I love a good cocktail ring, especially when I know it will catch people’s eye and make them want to comment. And seriously, how could you NOT comment if you saw one of these intricate resin rings with tiny worlds inside? Whether you’ve got a friend with a hobby, are into whimsical mushrooms, or love a paper crane that lasts forever, these rings stand out. Here are some of my favorites for gifting (or keeping for myself!)…

Colorful, faded, and Scandanavian: these area rugs are made for stompin'

These area rugs are made for walking (from Scandinavia to Morocco to the moon!)

Area rugs are going through some fun trends right now: Moroccan influences, Scandinavian trends, distressed prints, and color is finally coming back (not that neutrals are ever wrong). I rounded up some of my current favorite pretty area rugs with color, textures, and loads of diverse looks to match your stuff.

Are you in the market for an area rug? See if your future stomping grounds are in this list…

hammocks for everyone

Lounge-y hammocks for everyone from babies to kitties to grown-ass adults

When it’s hot outside and all you want to do is sit in the shade with a big ol’ margarita, is there a better way to go than swinging in a hammock? I think the answer is no. Whether you’re an adult looking to spoon in a cocoon, a baby in need of a cuddly swing, or a cat looking for yet another place to lounge (don’t you have enough beds?! Nope.), there’s a hammock for you.

Let’s peruse some ultra lounge-y hammocks for everyone on your summer gift list…

funny welcome doormats

Give your package delivery guy a giggle with these funny welcome mats

Whether you want to entertain your friends or (like me) only get visits by Amazon and solicitors, you’ll be setting the right tone with one of these funny welcome mats. I don’t even know which one I’d pick: I have cats, my home is barely okay, I love Joanna Gaines, and a good pun never goes astray. Help me decide by chiming in with your fave.