’tis the season to give 2016



It’s hard to believe that it’s this time of year already…The holidays are upon us! If you are looking for the perfect gift– something thoughtful, simple, sweet, and under $100 then take a peek at my favorite must-have gift in 2016.

Remember, the ones you love are far more precious then any gift. It’s not WHAT we have in life, but WHO we have in our life. Spend this holiday season spreading love and telling those people you care about how much they matter in your life.

Wishing you a healthy and happy holiday season from my family to yours.  xo Alyson





This isn’t the first time you’ve read me boast about Helen Ficalora.  I wear charms with my children’s initial, my lucky number, and my birth stone. These necklaces are an absolute perfect gift any time of year, but especially for the holidays!


I love this Sterling Silver Snowflake Mini Charm on a Sterling Silver 18″ Fine Chain so much so that I am GIVING ONE AWAY! You can enter to win but clicking the link to the Giveaway below.

Enter to win here: Necklace Giveaway




I love the idea behind personalizing and showing off who you are and where you were “Born + Made.” These amazing wide brim Fashion hats are my new favorite personalized item for a winter getaway! Such a sweet way to show off a new marriage, message, or just to keep your beautiful face out of the sun!




I am swooning over the modern look of these black and white swaddle blankets by Modern Burlap! If only my babies were still babies!!! This sweet company is operated by a Mama of 2. She designs products fit for the modern family with the most beautiful and meaningful quotes. These blankets are the perfect gift for new parents or for anyone who is inspired by and believes in fate. I am obsessed with the calendar swaddles blankets that you can circle for a special date to remember! Use them as the back drop for your Holiday or to show a new arrival or anniversary.





Here is a local love of mine–The Pink Pineapple Shop in Newport RI. They are definitely a “boutique full of wants!” When you live in New England you become a hat person. I’m obsessed with these Pompom hats! They make the perfect stocking stuffer.



logoWeeStructed serves up a cup of humor and inspiration in childhood, parenthood and life. As parents we are all “winging it.” They have the best gifts for Moms & Dads from hats to comfy lounge wear, that will all make you smile.




I have an obsession with anything monogrammed or personalized so you know these bracelets from ShopWrenn are right up my alley! I love the that these can be custom ordered. The “MOM EST” bracelet is my absolute favorite. Mine reads “EST 2008.” This is the perfect choice for the Momma bear on your list.


@theuhw Holiday Gift Guide 2016


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