My husband graduated from law school this year. He has put in three years of hard work, endless studying and way too many nights spent reading briefs. I couldn’t be a prouder wife.
For part of his graduation gift, I wanted to give him something really meaningful. Typically, we celebrate special occasions by planning activities (a nice meal out, tickets to a show, etc.), rather than buying each other items. However, when a friend mentioned getting this gift for her partner, I knew it was the perfect idea for my husband.
Vintage Map Cufflinks. I customized them so that each cufflink represented a country from my husband’s family of origin. A symbol of all the hard work that had to happen before him to even bring the opportunity to attend law school, and a reminder of who he strives to be.
It was my first purchase from Etsy (now I see why everyone says it can be dangerous!) and I loved that I was able to interact with the owner and customize my order.
Just FYI: I paid in full for this item and the Etsy seller has no clue that I’m writing this post; I just had a great experience and I know it’s a gift my husband really appreciates that I wanted to share with others!
I saw this recipe a while ago and wanted to take advantage of fresh seasonal fruits. While, of course, adding a bit of homemade flatbread and melted cheese.
Plum Parmesan Flatbread
This recipe was inspired by Rachel Ray Magazine. Instead of focaccia bread, I used a homemade flatbread. And when I found the container of ricotta cheese had expired the day I wanted to use it, I improvised with fresh Parmesan cheese and basil, which were the perfect touches. I also opted out of using raisins.
~Have you bought anything from Etsy? If so, what is your favorite Etsy shop?