{The Bybel’s Favorite Things: Christmas Shopping Guide 2014}

CONGRATULATIONS!  You’ve successfully survived Thanksgiving and Black Friday!
Hopefully today you’re resting, spending time with family and enjoying leftover turkey sammies.
But more than likely you’re running around, decorating the house, wrapping presents and coming up with gift ideas for family & friends for 2014.

While you’re making those lists and checkin’ ’em twice, we thought we’d help you out with a few ideas.  Take a look at some of our favorite things and get some ideas on gifting for this season!

{Stitch Fix}

What: Online personal stylist who will send clothes to your doorstep!
Who: 
The Ladies (age: young adult +)
$$$: $20+ (go as low as $20 to cover the Fix styling fee over even more to cover the cost of the clothing items!) Continue reading

{Betsy’s Quilt Garden}

I’ve been blessed to grow up in an extremely creative family.  My extended family includes but is not limited to: authors, artists, quilters, photographers, seamstresses, designers, sound/production engineers, and musicians.

My mother is no exception.  Throughout my childhood she created Halloween costumes that out-shined my peers’ polyester alternatives, winter coats that rivaled American Girl dolls, alterations to feed my teenage, clothes obsessed but on-a-budget shopping sprees, a custom made quilt for my freshman-year dorm, and even my wedding dress. Continue reading