Green Monday Sales

Not just your typical Monday. So many great deals this Monday, so it’s a great day to finish your holiday shopping… and have time to get those gifts in time to wrap them up pretty AND without having to pay rush shipping. Many of these deals are TODAY ONLY 12/10, so if you snooze, you […]

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The Best White Elephant Gift Exchange Ideas

Does everyone agree white elephant gift exchanges are so much fun? But when you go to parties with super clever friends who give super clever gifts, there can be a lot of pressure to not be the one who brings the lame gift that no one wants to steal. Amirite? So if a white elephant […]

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Stocking Stuffer Ideas for the Whole Family

Stockings might be my favorite thing on Christmas morning. Maybe it’s because they’re usually things not asked for, so they seem like bonus gifts. Who doesn’t love a bonus?! Santa is pretty clever with his ideas; I’ve rounded up some of our favorites. With planning, those elves can gather meaningful gifts for stockings that don’t […]

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Weekend Getaway at Sage Hill Inn & Spa in the Texas Hill Country

If you follow @topknots_and_takeout on Instagram, you got a glimpse of a. our sibling/spouse love for each other (in a non-creepy way) and b. the adorable place we took a couples trip for a weekend vacay. We called this trip our “Sibling Bash”… because we’re super wild, so ‘bash’ is only appropriate. Or something. Our brother Daniel and his wife Kristen got married in Dripping Springs several years ago. Their schedules did not allow them to honeymoon for an extended period immediately following their wedding, so they found Sage Hill Inn & Spa as the perfect place to relax and recharge to close out their wedding weekend. Fast forward a couple of years, Christiane planned a visit with her husband, followed by Daniel and Kristen deciding to join in on the fun, so naturally Keith and I were not going to miss out!

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Packing School Lunches

Okay, since doing a couple of stories about packing school lunches, Erica and I have had a few questions about what we pack in our kids’ lunch boxes.  Since I am always looking for new, easy ideas for things to pack in the kids’ lunch, and I’m sure other people are too, we’ve decided to […]

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