If You’re Grinchy Like Me…

If I’m REALLY honest, December is a tough one for me…

As always, I’ll be real with you and admit that apart from my birthday (bless Sagittarius season), I practically dread December. I know that sounds SO Grinchy (I love the Grinch, so I’m really okay if you call me that), but I simply do not resonate with the holiday hype. For years I’ve attributed this to the past circumstances of my life; whether it be family stresses, living situations, working long retail hours, finances…the list goes on. And with this Grinchy perspective it’s clear I take even greater notice to the societal obsession of unrealistic expectations that truly have nothing to do with Christmas at all.

Oh and for the record, I know my perspective on the holiday’s is not for everyone, but I also know it is for someone.

And if that is you, I’m really excited you’re here…

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& Just Like That…I’m Old(er)

& just like that…I’m another year older! (Fellow Sex & the City fans, PLEASE tell me you read that in Carrie’s voice!)

In true Sagittarian form, I LOVE my birthday and the celebrations that ensue! But funny enough, I once *DREADED* getting older and the aging that inevitably comes with it (regardless of how strict my skincare routine may be.) And much like you, I used to believe the lie that very specific boxes needed to be checked by a certain age in order for me to *really* be happy.

But GIRL that’s what’s so funny about growing up…

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The Ultimate Holiday Guide to Shopping Woman Owned

GIRL it’s almost time for the holiday panic — what am I gifting friends and family? But not this time. We LOVE supporting women’s dreams at DTC, so we’re making holiday shopping *extra* easy.

Keep reading for our guide to the femme-focused and woman -owned brands we’re shopping this holiday season. 

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4 affordable holiday gift ideas for the EMPOWERHER on your shopping list!

GIRL, don’t be shocked (I’m well aware this is unpopular opinion), but if you’ve followed along with me for a holiday season or two, you likely know I’m not a huge holiday gal. But that doesn’t mean I don’t support YOUR holiday obsession! And though I refuse to buy into the heightened purchasing pressures that go hand-in-hand with the holidays, I do recognize it is a beautiful time to show appreciation to loved ones by gifting them something special.

But how often do you actually gift something special?

Because time, money, and lack of creative ideas frequently get in the way of REALLY showing your appreciation, I’ve curated a collection of EMPOWERING, meaningful gifts you’ll give excitedly this season (and they’re gifts that support small or female run businesses too)!

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