A Valentine’s Day Gift He Will Love & GIVEAWAY c/o Jord Wood Watches

The Infamous Story About A Vacuum

There was this one time where I bought my husband a vacuum for Christmas. A vacuum. Now if I explain the backstory behind it, it would make total sense (at least it did for me! He still brings it up in jest. Often.). Before we had kids and had lots of spare time on our hands, Marcus was really into cleaning his car. He would spend hours every weekend meticulously cleaning his car, inside and out. So newly married little me on a teeny little budget thought that getting him a hand vacuum was brilliant. Imagine my surprise when he couldn’t control his laughter on our second Christmas as a married couple! Needless to say that I am a little leery when giving him gifts…

Let’s talk Valentines Day. While I am a huge fan of love and love to celebrate it, there is a part of me that gets anxious about buying a gift for my husband (I mean, you can imagine why…). He has everything he wants, and if he does actually need something, he buys it for himself. Consider this girl stumped. Until. UNTIL. This watch. My man doesn’t collect things, but he does have a nice little collection of watches. So I figured I would add to his collection, this time with wooden watches, which is totally different than anything he has!

Wooden Watches

Jord contacted me at the perfect time before my Valentine’s Day gift-giving slump hit. Have you seen their watches? They are superior quality wooden watches and some of the coolest designs I’ve seen, and for a great price! They are unique and personal, most of which you can have engraved with your husband’s initials or name, or even a little love note (perfect Valentine’s Day gift, amiright?!). Marcus loves the watch! It is so unique and very light, so a much different feel than any other watch he has. I would say I (finally) got a slam dunk for gift giving this holiday!

 

Marcus is wearing the Frankie Zebrawood with the Navy face. Sexy, right? If you are interested in this watch you can check it out here!

You can check out their entire collection for men here. They also have a collection for women too! Check it out here. I’m a little sad I don’t have one myself now… Also, side note darling husband if you are reading this: I just noticed they sell an apple watch band. But I suppose I need an apple watch first… 😉

GIVEAWAY TIME!

Who wants to win a gift card towards a JORD WATCH?! Obviously that was rhetorical. Anyways, Jord was generous enough to offer up a $100 gift card to one lucky winner! There will be one lucky winner, but all entries will receive a 10% off discount code once the giveaway is over. You can enter by clicking here. It will just take a second, promise! Easy! Contest ends 2/11/18.

Outfit details here:


Luxury Wooden Watch


Pictures by the amazing Bekah Scadding

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Unconventional Valentine’s Day Outfit

If I am being completely honest, my husband and I have never been huge Valentine’s Day celebrators. Not that there is anything wrong with the holiday, we just never have gone out of our way to make a big deal out of it. I always see people posting these super cute Valentine’s Day outfit options, but they are totally fancier than I would need. So I decided to do a little dress up with a medium-dressy option, something that would be more suited to what we would do.

 Going with the traditional red, because it is Valentine’s Day after all!

I added a little pop of leopard for some fun!

With all the snow and cold winter temps, pants are really a more viable option in New England in February for me!

I had to include this picture: for those of you who don’t know, we are currently rooming with my parents who have a barn filled with horses. This is Zuko, and yes he is taller than me when he stands up. He protects the horses since my parents live in a more rural area. I had no idea he was behind me until my mom showed me after she took the pictures!

How cute are these shoes? Oh, and another dog photobomb.

My husband got me this pearl necklace for our six year anniversary. I thought it was fitting to wear for Valentine’s Day!

Black pants keep the look a little fancier than wearing just jeans.

 

black pants / J Crew d’orsay shoes (similar here) / cardigan / white tank / necklace / Michael Kors purse (similar here)

Do you celebrate Valentine’s Day? What do you normally do? Share below! Maybe this year we will put more of an effort into celebrating it (hint hint Marcus… ha!)