The Link Up: Em’s Favorite List Of “Clutter-Free” Gift Ideas, Caitlin’s All-Time Favorite Travel Backpack, And A Candle Scent We Love


For these within the US who celebrated, we hope you had a beautiful Thanksgiving surrounded by folks you like (or no less than like:)). And now that it’s been a number of days since, we additionally hope that your kitchens have recovered. Additionally, we actually wish to know within the feedback how adorned your private home is for Christmas when you have a good time. Is it a full-on winter wonderland or are you continue to needing a minute earlier than serious about a tree?? Each are legitimate!! Additionally if you’re serious about our Black Friday Sale publish (that might be up to date for Cyber Monday) test it out right here! Okay, hyperlink time…

This week’s home tour (through Cup of Jo) is a contented visible break from the browns and rusts that devour this time of the yr. Nonetheless, not solely is it a joyous celebration of colour and sample, it’s filled with superior finds from an area “Purchase Nothing” group on Fb. It’s a must to see what renter, Marcelline Balfour, created for her and her two daughters:) Take pleasure in!

through @becomingminimalists

From Em: This time of yr we suggest a lot of “issues”. I actually have a tough time with it as a result of I do know no less than for me I’m attempting to purchase and have much less stuff. Nonetheless, we all know how useful our guides are to you all so we attempt to do it as responsibly as potential (i.e. recommending issues we really personal, have seen in particular person, are from outlets we belief, and many others.) However I really like the concept of gifting an expertise, service, or one thing consumable. Therefore once I noticed this graphic on @becomingminimalists‘ Instagram I instantly reshared on my tales. There are clearly so many nice concepts that I wished to share right here too! So if shopping for stuff isn’t what you wish to do that yr I hope this helps. I do know my workforce loves Groupon. It’s a terrific place to begin when you’re feeling stumped to search out one thing native and also will offer you a terrific deal:)

me whereas touring THIS PAST TUESDAY

From Caitlin: I do know I’ve advisable it earlier than, but it surely’s gift-giving season and I can’t sing the praises of my Aer journey backpack sufficient!!! I purchased it in 2018, have road-tested it on a whole bunch of flights, and it nonetheless seems and feels model new. (I imply – take a look at it! So clear! How?!) It suits a ton, I’ve backpacked (in winter!) by way of Europe with it as my solely bag, and it’d simply be a GREAT current for the frequent flyer (or road-tripper) in your life. I’m presently on a enjoyable little abroad journey hitting up a number of cities and lemme let you know – it is a true Mary Poppins bag that makes touring a lot simpler 🙂 (I additionally welcome suggestions for Passau, Linz, Vienna, Graz, Bratislava, or Budapest you probably have them!!!)

From Ryann: My husband wish to let you know all about his slacks that go together with all the pieces. In his phrases “they are often dressed up or down–though I all the time put on them dressed up with GH Bass Weejuns. The inseam is shorter so they may present slightly little bit of the ankle and the taper is unmatched. They’re a slim match and the waistband is elastic and has a string tie so that you don’t must put on a belt with them.” And there you’ve gotten it! I’ll say these from a lady’s perspective, these pants do look unbelievable and so they look dearer than they’re.

From Albie: Okay, whereas I’m on this gardening kick…I might be remiss if I didn’t inform yall about my new favourite garden-related Etsy store from @See.Val. Create. I began following Val on IG earlier this yr and had the pleasure of really assembly her at The Meridian Expertise. I used to be tremendous geeked when she launched her store a number of weeks in the past — one, as a result of I’m all the time on board with somebody chasing their massive concepts; and two, as a result of it meant I may assist her whereas additionally getting some goodies for my backyard. I’ve already gotten some veggie stakes & herb stakes from her, and plan to order some fruits + some customized ones. She additionally created a number of different objects & I’m wanting ahead to seeing this a part of her enterprise develop and flourish. 

From Jess: I can’t keep in mind how I got here throughout her (typical), however I discovered an artist on Instagram, Adèle Beaumais, that makes plates I’m fully in love with. I might LOVE to have some hanging in my kitchen. What a dream.

Additionally From Jess: Probably as a result of it was how I used to be raised, and the truth that I don’t have youngsters, however I’m very adamant about not adorning till after Thanksgiving. Buuuut I used to be at Goal final week and acquired two bins of this wood bead garland for once I do beautify perhaps this weekend. I’ve seen it within the gentle wooden tone earlier than however since I’m leaning into deeper browns in my house, I really like that it additionally is available in a walnut colour. Very excited to hold it up:)

Additionally Additionally From Jess: Naturally I additionally picked up a Goal candle. I beloved this one as a result of it’s tremendous woodsy however not “vacation” if that is smart. Plus it’s fairly! It’s the identical model because the one Em used on a shoot a month or so in the past.

From Mallory: I gotta give it up for my favourite exercise class that I just lately go into…Rumble boxing!! They’ve a billion places and it’s SO a lot enjoyable. It’s undoubtedly the “soul cycle” of boxing (a lot of lights, the trainer wears a headset microphone, bumpin music). For those who wish to SWEAT, this can get you there. I depart feeling loopy good each time and it’s how I’m planning to remain feeling wholesome by way of the loopy vacation season.

That’s it for us at this time. Have a beautiful week. See you tomorrow! xx

Opening Picture Credit: Design by Corbett Tuck | Styled by Velinda Hellen, Erik Kenneth Staalberg, Emily Edith Bowser, and Julie Rose | Photograph by Sara Ligorria-Tramp

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