Valentine’s Gift Guide for Her

Valentine’s Gift Guide for Her

It’s that time of year again when we just got through all of the hustle and bustle of the holidays and another one sneaks up on us. Valentine’s Day. You either love it or hate it. This year I’m choosing to love it. I’m going to love it by donating the Barefoot Dreams blanket from my gift guide below to a women’s shelter in Buffalo, NY for someone who could really stand to have their spirits lifted.

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Favorite Fragrances for Women 2018

Favorite Fragrances for Women 2018

Perfumes…so many to choose from! Where does one even start? You try one on, then another and suddenly they all smell the same. Which have lasting power? Which smell outdated? Which smell modern? Which evoke happy memories?

A signature scent is such a fun thing to have. It’s a reflection of you, your personality and it’s what people will remember you by. Scents trigger powerful memories so having a good one is important! A small dose of a scent can bring your mind back to a special memory, a place, a season, a person, a flower, a tree, a sunrise on a warm day, a day at the beach or a romantic night in the city. When you choose a fragrance, you’re choosing much more than a scent. You’re choosing a memory for yourself and others.

I recently asked my readers on Facebook what their favorite fragrance to wear was and what did they like about it? I thought it would be a fun way for Em & Gracie readers to learn more about other fragrances and why people liked them in case they were looking for something new to wear. When reading the responses below, let’s not forget that fragrances are a matter of preference and they don’t smell the same on everyone. Continue reading “Favorite Fragrances for Women 2018”

Best of 2017

Best of 2017

I’m looking back on 2017 with a full and happy heart. My first 4 months of blogging have been a fun-filled learning process! I want to thank each and every one of you for sharing your time with me. This post is a reflection of my favorite and most successful looks from 2017. I hope you enjoy these flashbacks as much as I do!

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$1,000 Target Giveaway!


Hi everyone! Today I’m teaming up with some amazing bloggers and #girlbosses to bring you an awesome holiday giveaway! One lucky follower will be able to win a $1000 Target gift card and have some holiday cash to spend! If you’d like to enter, just use the Rafflecopter link below. You get 10 bonus entries for completing all tasks!

What will you buy with your gift card if you win? Comment below!


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Thanks for visiting Em & Gracie! Good luck!!!


Maria McKendry