While they may be merry and bright, the majority of our holiday parties always seem to bring a little bit of stress into our lives. If the festivities snuck up on you this year, it's likely that the stress is going to be tenfold as you struggle to get everything prepared. We've been there - and in honor of the spirit of the season, we've whipped out a few solutions to help you get through everything in one piece. Hang in there - after all, if you don't experience at least one of the following woes, is it even really a holiday party?
We’ve just had a vision of your future - it involves mistletoe, ugly sweaters, intoxicated relatives and a potentially excessive amount of pie. Sound familiar? When it comes to the holidays, we all pretty much know what to expect from our annual hooplas. The party-goer golden rule is to always provide a small token of appreciation to the person who brings us together. Here are a few of our favorite holiday hostess gifts certain to ensure unbridled enthusiasm and complete favoritism from the one with the mostest!
Dad jokes are serious business. Okay, well, not really, but they're no easy feat, and can generally only be executed by well-practiced Dads and Dad figures alike.
At Got Beauty, we consider ourselves to be advocates of love. Every year when Valentine's Day rolls around, we have to wonder why the holiday is exclusive to romance and not to other types of affection. In this blogger's humble opinion, love of all shapes and sizes ought to be appreciated. After all, not everyone has a significant other, but most of us have best friends, moms, dads, kids, or even pets that deserve just as much recognition. And let's not forget the ultimate deserving V-Day recipient - you, of course!
The art of White Elephant shopping is a delicate one - after all, you're shopping for a gift that must appeal to all party-peeps. And what about if it's a ladies only White Elephant party? Or perhaps an office party? Knowing your audience is the key component to this game, and we've assembled a guide to facilitate the gift of giving for every White Elephant shopper. All items are under $20, and are sure to be crowd pleasers no matter who ends up with your gift.
To those of us who struggle with folding a pair of pants and order takeout 4 nights per week, domestic goddesses are baffling and beautiful creatures who should be praised and adored. Seriously, we don't know how they do it, nor how they make it look so effortless. In their honor, we're setting aside a gift guide for the domestic goddess who embellishes and brightens the lives of those around her. If all goes well, baked goods may be in your future...