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What gift should we get the bride and groom? CASH!

Wedding Guests Dos and Don’ts

Having aggregately attended over 80 weddings in the last 10 years, you can say that jigg and I know a thing or two about being good wedding guests. Below is our list…let us know if we missed anything! Dress Code (Ladies Only) Do NOT wear white or off-white . This includes ivory, cream, ecru or anything […]

Happy Three Year Anniversary!

Happy Three Year Anniversary!

Gift giving gets harder and harder after each celebratory occasion either because you run out of ideas or your last gift was so awesome, it’s impossible to outdo. Luckily, this day has not yet come for me as I continue to pride myself in coming up with some awesome gift ideas (like this book I […]

Cash is king!

Cash is 100% of its Value

Thanks to Addy for letting me know that physical gifts are worth about 70% of its monetary value to the recipients. (Read: Wedding Gifts: Cash is King.) I wonder how my card recipient will feel about their other non-cash presents after reading this card. Here’re the links to the studies if you are curious: https://www.amherst.edu/media/view/104699/original/christmas.pdf http://www.francisflynn.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/03/Money-cant-buy-love.pdf  

A $500 bowl that i don't know what to do with!

Wedding Gifts: Cash is King

Wedding season is in full swing again and one of the most common questions I hear guests asking is “What should I get the bride and groom?” First lesson in finance: cash is king. In the hierarchy of wedding gifting, I noticed that many gifters rank cash at the bottom of the sincerity and thoughtfulness […]

Macaroons from Laduree. I think there was like two dozen in this box..I ended up eating macaroons for a week! #firstworldproblems

My birthday

To celebrate my birthday, jigg wanted to replicate our honeymoon to Europe.  He first surprised me with a reservation at Babbo (reminiscence of Rome) and then macaroons, tea, and jam from Laduree (reminiscence of Paris).  I love New York.  I feel like every world-worthy thing can be found in this city. Yes, I’m turning into one […]

pocket square

Happy Birthday jigg!

There must be something discomforting about the tens digit in your age changing on your 30th birthday.  Psychologically, it’s as if you’ve aged a decade on that day even though it’s pretty much the same as going from 28 to 29.  At least that’s how I think it’d feel, but it doesn’t seem to be […]