The Absolut Best Gift Ever

As much as I love shopping, sometimes finding a good gift for someone can be somewhat of a struggle. Especially when it’s for the office Secret Santa or Yankee Swap with friends. You want to get something that almost anyone would love to get. Something so unique that it’ll be talked about for years to come. 

This holiday season, I’m gifting Absolut Elyx. The best gift ever! And, even better, it comes in a musical tin that when opened plays “La Vie en Rose”.  A song that is so magical, it reminds you of the holidays but can be played throughout the year. It has been a favorite of mine ever since the final season of How I Met Your Mother. I am so excited it’s the song I can share, along with my favorite vodka!

If you’re thinking of gifting it someone special, and want to give a little something more, pair it with the copper mule mugs, a personal favorite of mine. I use them to drink my favorite vodka drink! 

Vodka Cranberry

1 2/3 Parts Absolut Elyx

5 Parts Cranberry Juice

1 Lime Wheel

Pour over ice.

Vodka Cranberry isn’t exactly the most seasonally appropriate drink, but I make it work by swapping out the traditional lime garnish for cinnamon sticks.

Don’t forget to check out the rest of the Elyx Copper Collection, available for purchase in the Elyx Boutique! I know I’ve been eyeing things for friends, as well as a few for myself. 

Make it Better

The Elyx Boutique

Luxury Vodka

Moscow Mule

I’m going to be totally honest, my life isn’t exactly the most glamourous. But, when the opportunity presents itself for me to add little luxuries here or there, I make sure to take advantage.

Manicures, fancy throw pillows, a new pair of shoes…

My most recent little life upgrade has been my cocktails. Absolut Elyx is vodka, but better. Distilled with copper in a unique way, Absolut Elyx tastes unlike any other vodka I’ve ever tasted. Smoother. Better.

Elyx is a single estate, copper crafted vodka that is the luxury expression of Absolut. Copper plays the lead role in the production of Absolut Elyx, it is the unique way that they use copper in the distillation process that gives Elyx its celebrated exceptionally smooth finish.

Until very recently, I had never had a Moscow Mule, and I didn’t care for it all that much. But, with Absolut Elyx, there’s just something about it that’s won me over. And then there’s the Elyx Boutique! While sipping, the copper mule mugs, make me feel super fancy. And you get them, or a pineapple, here.

What’s your favorite vodka drink? I am willing to bet that mixing it with Absolut Elyx will make you love it even more, because copper makes it better!

Cold Weather Wear and Skincare

Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links and was sponsored by Clarins.

Madewell Southfield Mockneck Sweater Outfit

Cold Weather Look

Clarins Serum and Moisturizer

Capwell + Co. Setting Sun Ear Jackets

Clarins Hydra-Essentiel

Sweater: Madewell | Jeans: Madewell | Boots: Sperry
Earrings: Capwell + Co. (available next month!)

In case you don’t live in New England, just let me tell you it gets cold! Like, frigid. The temperature can go from 60 degrees one day, to 20 (or less) the next.

These sudden drops are the worst!

To combat the cold weather, I’m a big fan of bundling up. Layers on layers on layers on layers. Think thick cozy sweaters, long sleeved bodysuits, and boot socks. Mostly because I’m a big baby when it comes to being cold.

And so is my skin. Trying Clarins Hydra-Essentiel serum and moisturizer has helped keep my skin moisturized in spite of how quickly the temperature and weather changes. So much so, that it stays hydrated all day.

So many people are surprised when they find out my age, and comment on my skin and how young it is. That is not case in the winter time. Well, at least, not before discovering Clarins Hydra-Essentiel products. So now, my skin can be quenched and radiant year-round!


Shop this look:

Photos by: Madaline Rose Heising Photography