Holiday Gift Guide – for Mom or Mother-in-Law under $100

Does anybody else out there really enjoy wrapping presents? I love turning on Christmas music and setting up my wrapping station in the floor next to the tree with the lights on!

But in order to wrap, first you have to have presents! Today’s gift guide is a collection of gifts for your mom or mother-in-law, and everything is under $100.

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Last-Minute Stocking Stuffers Under $10

Updated November 29, 2020

My Christmas tree has been up since the weekend after Thanksgiving. I have most of my Christmas shopping done, and all the gifts I’ve purchased are wrapped and under the tree. But for some reason, I’m having a really hard time processing that Christmas is NEXT WEEK.

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Shop Small and Local

Even though the day after Black Friday has been designated as Small Business Saturday, supporting small and local businesses is important every day of the year! And with so many small businesses struggling this year, it’s even more important to show our love.

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Quarantine Baking – 4 Tasty Dishes

Oh, the dreaded Monday. Back in the spring when we were all doing virtual teaching, Monday didn’t feel quite so scary because it didn’t quite feel like I was actually going to work. I’m currently on Week 14 of face to face teaching (I can’t believe we are actually going to finish a whole semester of in-person school) and all that’s really left is the worst part…grading.

Even if you’re not a teacher, I’m sure you have those little tasks you like to suddenly partake in when you’re trying to procrastinate and put off things that you hate doing. I like to call mine procrasti-baking!

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Review: L’Oreal RevitaLift

I’ve really been scoring some great skincare products from Influenster lately. I know I’ve posted about it before, but I can’t say enough good things about it! Be sure to check out that blog post here for information on what it is and how it works.

This voxbox contained two products – L’Oreal Paris RevitaLift Derm Intensives 1.9% Pure Hyaluronic Acid Replumping Ampoules and L’Oreal Paris RevitaLift Triple Power Anti-Aging Moisturizer. Keep reading to hear all about my experience!

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Travel-Themed Makeup

It’s been a long time since I’ve posted, and I hope y’all are doing as ok as possible during all this chaos. Thank you to everyone out there doing amazing things to keep us going, especially healthcare workers! I’ve hesitated to post because blogging about travel and fashion feels so insignificant when we’re all just trying to survive each day.

But writing on here is self care for me, which I desperately need because moving our courses online (I teach at a small college) has been incredibly difficult.

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