Galentine’s Day Celebration Ideas

Galentine’s Day is just a few weeks away.  (Yes, you read right, and No, it is not a typo.)

For fans of the show Parks and Rec starring Amy Phoeler as Leslie Knope, you are probably no stranger to the non-official holiday, Galentine’s Day.  What is it exactly?

“It’s only the best day of the year!” 

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Galentine’s Day is a celebration of friendship.

A time to spend with the important people in your life that stuck around.. those who are there for you whether or not you’re in a romantic relationship.

There’s so many ways to celebrate!  Brunch with waffles, lots of waffles! Dress up and look fab, RSVP at a fancy restaurant  or go hiking, have a mani-pedi with your gal friends.  Go to the beach, have a picnic, lie around in your jammies reading a book or watch a movie with face masks on… do ANYTHING you want.  Exchange gifts, or not… but if you’re planning to, here’s some cute ideas to gift to your favorite gals…

Photobooth Kit
Everyone taking pics will absolutely love these funny sayings. #selfiefirst

Note Cards
Sweet and sassy sentiments perfect for your besties.

BFF Journal
So easy, just fill-in-the-blanks, and voilà

Coffee Mug
Pretty and useful for caffeinating!

Sleep Mask
Nappy hour comes after, and rhymes with Happy Hour.

Hot Seat Card Game
Find out who your friends are, who they really are! 😛

Face Mask
Every gal’s face has a story, protect it!

Self-Defense Alarm Keychain
More than just a keychain, this will keep your galfriends safe from the creeps!

Or if you’re stuck and can’t think of anything, there’s always the lifesaving AMAZON Gift Card.  I’m sure your special someone won’t mind, the possibilities are endless : )

Last but not least, here’s another one of Leslie’s iconic, girl-power quotes…

“You’re a beautiful talented, brilliant, powerful musk ox.” -Leslie Knope

 

Honey

Hello MMXX!!!

In just a couple of days, we will be ringing in 2020!  What a grand celebration as Wednesday, January 1st, 2020 marks the first day of a new decade, the 20th year of the 21st century and the 20th year of the 3rd millennium!  Not to mention that 2020 is also a leap year!  For ladies wanting to propose to the love of your life, you can do so this year as do the Irish  😉

Most of us go through thoughts of New Years resolutions.  Whether it’s a new diet, fitness program, hobby or personal development, beginning the new year starting fresh always seems like the best time to do so. Sometimes we follow them, most times we break them.

The past few years I have quit on the NY resolutions as I have learned to just be grateful for every single day.  The one thing though, that I consistently have to do is to learn something new.  Never stop learning.  Every day I want to learn something new.  It doesn’t matter about what it is, or who it’s about.  It may or may not even be relevant to my life at the moment, because for all I know it might be useful for something later.  My mind is reminding me every day to “learn something, Honey.”  Growth and continuous education keeps me motivated.  Learning allows the mind to be knowledgeable but still curious, and always wanting more…

Here’s some inspirational quotes to encourage you this upcoming year to go beyond what you know.

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  • “Wonder is the beginning of wisdom.” – Socrates
  • “What we have to learn to do, we learn by doing.” – Aristotle
  • “Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young.” – Henry Ford
  • “The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.” – Dr. Seuss
  • “If you are not willing to learn no one can help you. If you are determined to learn no one can stop you.” – Zig Ziglar
  • “Education breeds confidence. Confidence breeds hope. Hope breeds peace.” – Confucius
  • Don’t gain the world and lose your soul, wisdom is better than silver or gold.” – Bob Marley
  • “Learning never exhausts the mind.” – Leonardo da Vinci
  • “When you know better you do better.” – Maya Angelou
  • “Wisdom is not a product of schooling but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.” – Albert Einstein

BTW, fun fact I just learned: for those of us born in the 80’s, did you know we would have already experienced living in  four decades (80’s, 90’s, 00’s, 10’s) going into a fifth and we have yet to reach the age of 40?!  That is amazingly mind-boggling when you think about it.

Wishing you a wiser and fabulous, Happy New Year!!!

Love,
Honey

Gifts for Mom

Happy May, everyone!

One of my favorite celebrations this month is Mother’s Day, which is less than a couple of weeks away.

Mother’s Day is Sunday, May 14th.  Of course we have to spoil her because she is supermom and every amazing thing about you, you most definitely got it from your mama! 😉  If you are not sure what to get her yet, don’t worry too much as Miss Honey have some wonderful gift ideas that will sure to wow mother dearest.

Here are some of my faves:

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Pandora Vintage Allure Gift Set –  An exclusive, dazzling set with silver drop earrings and matching necklace will sparkle mom’s heart and any room she’ll walk into while wearing this striking jewelry set from Pandora.

Fraas Lightweight Solid Scarf – A wardrobe staple that can be worn for all seasons.  The pastel color is perfect for spring and summer and can take any of mom’s outfit up a notch!  For fashionista moms, let her know this one’s made in Italy 🙂

Desserts LaBelle: Soulful Sweets to Sing About– Ms. LaBelle, the original Lady Marmalade songstress, superstar singer and bestselling cookbook author recently came out with her desserts/baking book!  This will definitely have mom singing and you wishing for more, more, more pies please.

LipSense Lipstick– Say goodbye to smudged lipsticks, lipstick on cups, clothes or even on your loved ones! As a loyal user of LipSense, I can definitely say it what all the wonderful things everyone say it is!  Mom needs lipstick that will stay all-day and LipSense will give her that.  She can pick from a whole range of color and gloss styles, from glassy to matte.  For my fellow island girls, please contact my dear friend Lila Uyeno, or order online through LipSense Distributor #277486.

Kate Spade Flower Metro Watch– For no-nonsense moms that don’t want anything too fancy, but they deserve it, this rose gold watch etched with a single blossom will surely catch her attention. Simple but special enough to wear every day and/or on special occasions.

S’ip by S’well Insulated Water Bottle in Pineapple Bliss – This stainless steel water bottle use ThermaSwell to keep drinks cold for 24 hours and hot for 12.  It will keep mom well-hydrated for all of the multitasking that she have to do.

Godiva Sweet Dreams Deluxe Chocolate Gift Box – The perfect indulgence for a chocoholic queen who is as sweet as what she eats.   Pamper her with this gift set that includes two boxes of chocolate, cosmetic bag and a satin pillowcase.

Nest Fragrances White Camellia Reed Diffuser A breathtaking scent of fresh camellia, wisteria and Indonesian jasmine with notes of white tea and amber will fill mom’s home with luxurious and memorable fragrance.

Minnie Rose Cashmere Slippers – For the low-maintenance mom who wants comfort around the house.  These cashmere slippers speak for themselves with a “Cool Mom” embroidery.

Tory Burch Block-T Brogue Tote– This sleek leather tote is ideal for any tasks that must be done whether it is for quick errands or a weekend away.  It features a distinct perforated trim and can easily hold a full-day’s essentials.  It also includes a removable zip pouch for smaller items.

Hope I inspired you a little.  As most of us can agree on, mother knows best, and she deserves the best.  To our angel mother in Heaven, you know if you were here I would get you anything you ever wanted.  To everyone else, have fun shopping for mom! The price shouldn’t matter, the most important thing is the thought and effort you put in it 🙂

**For more ideas, SHOP Mother’s Day Gifts here.**

Love,
Honey

The New Missus

I don’t know where to begin.  I’m in total bliss.

Ms. Honey Aubrey Millon is now a missus and will now be known as Mrs. Honey Aubrey Millon Perrin.  OK, name is too long, I know.  How about Honey Millon Perrin or Honey Perrin… Bronson will be elated, I just know it 🙂

Sunday, August 7th has come and gone, and it was AMAZING.  We had the time of our lives, we hope our friends, families and guests did as well.  Absolutely nothing could have ruined our evening.  After a decade of love, it’s official and we finally tied the knot.

Sharing one of our favorite photos from IG, courtesy of my sister and maid of honor, Natalie Millon. @photoluxehi

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Can’t wait to see the photos from our One Wedding Photography.  They have already uploaded the same day edit  and I am so happy to share with you too.

It was so much fun planning and preparing for the wedding.  Luckily, we had the best bride /groom squad to help alleviate the stress, however that may have felt because I never felt it, and I don’t think Brons did either.  You know that superstress, that pressure that comes with getting married and turns the bride into some sort of godzilla figure, aka bridezilla.  No, siree not me.  Word of advice to all brides is to enjoy the process and surround yourself with wonderful people who lifts you up mentally and emotionally.  I will forever be grateful to you– my sisters Natalie, Ersa, Sally, Dessa, my only brother Neil, my BFFs Kelsie & Jena, and their husbands (my BGFFs) Marlon & Juvy and of course the Perrin Family especially Aunty Genal who was just so fabulous.

Now that the wedding is done, I need a new project!  Everyone wants us to have babies but not sure I am ready for that, unless someone promises that I can have twins— girl twins so I’ll only get pregnant once and three of us can drive Brons absolutely crazy with lots of love and girly stuff haha!

Maybe I’ll blog about how it’s like to be a newlywed, or write a Part II to the book I recently wrote and published as a wedding gift to Bronson. Yes, darlings, I wrote a book, but I’ll share on another day.  How about a vlog instead.  Or maybe I’ll take baking or cooking class….and blog or vlog about it…?

Hmmmmmm…..

See you later darlings,

Love,

Missus Honey Perrin ❤

@honeyaubrey  @thebohemianprincessbride

 

Catching My Star

Inspired by Perry Como’s Catch a Falling Star, here is my version, a short love note dedicated to my shining star….

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Take a little star and put it in your pocket

Never let it get away

So when that starless one taps you on your shoulder

Give that star to him

and never let him go….

In life, all you need is that one star to light up your world,

and his

❤ Honey

*image courtesy of freedigitalphotos.net “Stars In the Night Sky” by aopsan