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Thug Life Consider This Diem Carped Tee


Love this.



I love the idea behind TRNK. Tariq and Nick love good design and wanted to rethink the way men shop for and think about it. TRNK offers readers an opportunity to meet inspirational, creative, and innovative men in their homes and workplaces and hear their story, then shop adjacently. It’s a wonderful mix of magazine and marketplace, offering a beautifully simple way to get inspired and act. And for the record, can be enjoyed by women just as well. The blog also offers great resources like “The Art of the Home Bar” and a tour of the Pendleton mill.

Whiskey Barrel-Aged Siracha


Here’s a Kickstarter I can get behind. The good folks at SOSU are making siracha and aging it in whiskey barrels and the results are fruity, spicy, and smoky. From SOSU: “We combined our philosophy of using fresh, locally sourced ingredients with the age-old craft of fermentation. We age our secret pepper mash in whiskey barrels for between 1-3 months. The sriracha takes on complex flavors from the oak barrels and the natural fermentation process. Absolutely no preservatives or additives go into our sriracha. Each bottle is handcrafted and made in small batches to ensure the most intense flavors.”

Sosu also makes Srirachup, a lovely blend of ketchup and siracha. How can you go wrong? Makes a perfect gift. Read more about SOSU and their sauces at their website.

Must Have App: Tile


Uh, so this is a really big deal and my husband is going to only be partly insulted when he receives it this holiday. Tile App locates “laptops, wallets, keys, guitars, bikes, you name it. Just attach the Tile on to an object and locate it with the included app, it allows you to check how close you are to the missing item, within a 50 to 150-foot range. You can monitor up to ten Tiles on your smartphone.” They also happened to make a really great video to show how it works which you can watch over at Bless This Stuff.

Buy This Brides: Heirloom Hangers


My dear friend and notable wedding photographer Ashley Garmon has officially launched her new business today: Heirloom Hangers. I was lucky enough to get married last fall when some prototypes were being crafted right here in Austin, and you can see it above. The hangers are all hand-crafted and feature a hook that is designed to rotate completely. This in addition to your custom engraving makes each hanger a unique and truly one-of-a-kind gift for bridesmaids, family, friends, etc. The idea was born after years of shooting weddings and being amazed at what passed as an appropriate hanger for wedding gowns. Most can’t hold the weight, and almost none are classy enough to be featured in photos. Nevermind keeping a dress protected after the big day. Would also make a wonderful bridal shower gift – before a dress is even chosen! Go shopping and share will all your friends: Heirloom.

I am considering ordering another for every day that says, “Beyonce’s Best Friend” and so far Ashley has not shot this dream down.

American Psycho Tee at Etsy


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Geo Stripe Clutch


Love this clutch designed by Leah Lerner. Find it at Uncovet.

Cat Teepee!



aNYthing Tee

never not working

Love this tee from aNYthing!

Blue Witch Octopus Mug


I don’t care how many coffee mugs I already cram in my cabinets, I need this Octopus Mug from Blue Witch.

Shining Necklace


Can someone else really talented make one of these so I can buy it please?

Inaluxe: The Dwarf Emu


Love absolutely everything over at Inaluxe, particularly this emu. Can’t wait for their store to open up later this month!

Zoo Portraits


Um, Zoo Portraits you guys. Also, never forget.

BeccaShoots: Oddities


Becca finds little odd items and photographs them, selling prints via her Etsy shop, BeccaShoots. Lovely gift idea.

Featured: Print Vintage Tent, Vintage Coleman Camping Fine Art Photograph

Kapil Bhagat’s Typographic Scientist Prints


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