Holiday Gift Guide – For The Hostess


| 1. Strike Gold Sticky Note Set | 2. Pink Martini Pitcher | 3. Golden Key Bottle Opener | 3. Merci Wine Bags (set of 2) | 4. Set of Champagne Flutes | 5. Liberty Cheese Cutter Set | 6. Tickle and Kiss Glass Set | 7. Marble Wine Coaster | 8. Metallic Swirl Ball Ornament | 9. Thompson Ferrier Pineapple Candle | 10. Happy Hour Glitter Coaster Set | 11. William Sonoma Hot Chocolate Sampler | 12. Copper Hammered Bar Stool Set | 13. RABLAB Fusio Agate Spreaders | 14. Copper Rim Barware Collection | 15. White Spruce Henri Bendel Signature Candle |

Happy Thanksgiving!

The turkey is in the oven, the parade is on and I’m counting down the hours till I can pour my first glass of Chardonnay and get kicked out of the kitchen. If you’re anything like me today is the first of many hosted events that the holiday season will bring. From wine-filled soirees to ugly sweater parties (here’s a few ideas) I never want to show up empty handed. Simple and thoughtful gifts such as a Henri Bendel white spruce candle or a fun wine bottle opener are great party gifts! Also the not to miss William Sonoma Hot Chocolate are holiday tastes to die for.

On top of gifts for the party hosts – I found a few picks for those that love to entertain, moms, aunts, friends, sisters, brothers and Dad’s. Anyone that likes to put on the dog really. For a bit more tailored countertop William Sonoma has sets with mixed metals such as they Copper collection. I’m loving their Copper Rim Barware Collection which can also double as a great set for Dad, brother or boyfriend.

REMEMBER TO CHECK BACK TOMORROW – Black Friday sales are here! If you’re planning on doing a bit of shopping bookmark your favorites today and check back here tomorrow for MAJOR sales – they are really good this year people! I mean +40% off + free shipping good!) For more gift ideas check out the PRBlonde Holiday Shop here!



November 24, 2016

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May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month – My Sun Story

The sun is shining and I guess you could say I’m the whitest girl at the party.


My recent trip to Palm Springs came with a few things – warm temps, a five-star resort and some hot hot sun! As a total sun baby you can bet that the swimsuit was packed and I was on a mission to catch some serious rays to defray my Casper status. Hey, it may work for the Olsen twins… but not me. (more…)

May 3, 2016

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2015 Gift Guide: The Xmas Insta – Under $100

Three days people!

If you’re anything like me – you’re in full Xmas morning prep mode. Christmas Eve, we’ll leave that to a “Martha Stewart” duel-off between the moms and aunts. I may not speak in “chargers and napkin rings” but I do speak “PJ’s and cranberry mimosas!”

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December 22, 2015

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2015 Gift Guide: For The Jetsetter

Can we just talk about vacations and warm places a little longer? Please?

My “office” is now back at a desk instead of a beach and while it’s not the worst thing that I’m donning flannel again, the only thing getting me through is another trip coming up in February. I’ll share details soon but it’s for sure likely to be a bit more relaxing.

Gift Guides for the Traveller (more…)

December 8, 2015

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2015 GIFT GUIDE: For Him

So we’ll start with a story. I had my wallet stolen last week and its just as annoying as you would think. I’m still bitter about it. While I got plenty of sad emoji’s from girlfriends and a few that were willing to buy me a glass of wine to ease my troubles, I had a feeling taking me out for a pity dinner vs. buying new booties wasn’t going to go my way.

Gift Guide For Him (more…)

November 19, 2015

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Living Proof – Taking Care of My $ Maker

One of the things I superficially love about myself is my hair. After all, for the past three years its been a bit of a “money maker.” (humble brag – which apparently is no longer a thing). So when I am able to set aside a little P.I.T. (Personal Improvement Time) a good hair treatment always makes it into the line-up aside from the quick post gym wash or the 10 minute quick hair dry that I seem to always be tugging through.

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Two  weekends ago (I know time flies in NYC!) I got to indulge in a bit of that P.I.T. time when I took a one night staycation at the Park Lane. A gorgeous hotel with beautiful views of Central Park, the trees blooming and the champagne flowing – it was the perfect girls getaway with my Mom that couldn’t be beat. (more…)

May 4, 2015

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To say I’m waiting at the top of the stairs like a kid on Christmas is putting my excitement for today’s post mildly…

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Shoes ASOS / Bag Michael Kors / Dress LOFT / Nails Essie “E-nuf is E-nuf” / Sunglasses Valentino (similar)

photos: c/o Ethan Covey (more…)

April 23, 2015

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Call this a marathon not a sprint. The most clicks you’ll probably ever make in the name of fashion, finds and gifts are going to be today and let’s be honest. This is the first Monday that isn’t totally going to suck! I can’t think of a way to better finish out my day knowing that for the next few weeks I’ll be playing my own ‘Santa’ advocate and fun favorites that have been on my wish list will be arriving at my door. Can I claim this as the most selfish day my credit card may ever have? Sure. Because this wish list with these sales are nothing you or I plan on missing today!

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With finds scoured from across the interwebs the PRB Gift Guide is that perfectly curated answer to all of your gifting and wish list building woes. I have some of the best 2014 finds that you wont want to miss. Coincidence that I launched these minted present roadmaps on Cyber Monday? I think not dear friends. Have at it – GO CRAZY!


Alice + Olivia // 25% off site wide + free shipping // 11.26-12.01

Ann Taylor  // 50% off // 11.30-12.03

ASOS (US) // 30% off with code ILOVEMONDAYS // 11.27- 12.1

BaubleBar / / 35% off with code CYBER20 / / 12.1

Bloomingales // 25% off on a selection site wide //  12.1

Capwell + Co. // 35% off with code BLACKFRIDAY // 12.1

Design Darling // 20% off with code MANYTHANKS // 12.1

DVF // 40% off select styles // 11.25-12.01

French Connection // 40% off site wide with code: 40FCBF //  12.1

Gigi New York // Tiered – spend 15/250/350/500$ save 10/15/20/30% // 12.1

Gray Malin // 30% off prints site wide with code GOBBLE30 // 12.1

Nordstrom // up to 40% off select product

Otte New York // 20% off sitewide // 12.1

Kate Spade Saturday // 30% off site wide with code: DEALME // 12.1

Kendra Scott // 15% off with code BFCM // 12.1

J. Crew// 30% off select styles and +40% off sale + fs with code: HOLIDAY// 12.1

Joie // 25% off site wide with code: THANKS // 11.26-12.01

Kate Spade // 25% off site wide with code CYBER30 //  12.1

Lo & Sons // 30% off everything // 11.28 – 12.1

Lusiaviaroma // 20% off with code BFRS // 12.1

Madewell // 25% off your entire purchase with code: GIFTON //  12.1

Michael Kors // Up to 50% off // 12.1

Nine West // Extra 25% off order +$125.00 // 12.1

Piperlime // 30% off site wide with code: CYBERSALE //  12.1

Soludos // 25% off with code: CYBERMONDAY // 12.1

Tibi // 20% off their cyber gallery // 12.1

Tory Burch // 30% off with code: LUCKY //  12.1

Topshop (US) // 30% off select product, and 2 for 1 mid-season sale // 11.27-12.01 

Vince Camuto // 40% off all orders with code: CYBER // 12.1


Make sure to check back throughout for updates and make sure to follow on Twitter @LaurenAPruner and Instagram @LaurenAPruner for a few special surprises throughout the day!


So? How did we do? Share your favorite purchases with me at @LaurenAPruner or by clicking the tweet button below – I want to hear all about it!

Tweet: I just shopped @LaurenAPruner's #CyberMonday Picks! Check them out here:

December 1, 2014

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My belly is full – and so is my wallet. At least when you clean-up on family bets (aka. the only people I will ever wager against ever) but for some reason while I may be doing a couch to bed rotation today – somehow the dollar bills are going to be walking out the door. It’s black friday – I mean who’s going to say no to getting an “e-start” on christmas shopping?

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With Christmas parties and a few trips around the corner – saving 30%/40%/50% on some of my wish list items not only will have me prepped for some fun soiree’s but who says no to this personalized weekender from Kate Spade Saturday (30% off with code DEALME) and those bowed ASOS Heels! (Already on the way with code: TGIBF). Check out a few more – and some UNFORGETTABLE (like don’t take off your PJ’s good) sales…

The sales below are enough to get you BLACK(out) FRIDAY!

– 50% OFF –

Ann Taylor  // 50% off // 11.30-12.03

Banana Republic // 50% off 1 full-priced item with code BRFIFTY // 11.27-11.28

Bloomingales // 50% off on a selection site wide // 11.25-11.29

Gap (US) // 50% off site wide with code: BLKFRIDAY // 11.27-11.28

– 40% OFF –

DVF // 40% off select styles // 11.25-12.01

Nordstrom // up to 40% off select product

Banana Republic // 40% off sitewide with code: BRFORTY // 11.27-11.28

Otte New York // 40% off sale merchandise with code: BLACKFRIDAYEA // 11.21-11.27

– +30% OFF –

ASOS (US) // 30% off with code TGIBF// 11.27-11.30

BaubleBar / / 35% off with code EARLYBIRD35 / / 11.28

Capwell + Co // 35% off with the code BLACKFRIDAY // 11.28

Coggles // 30% off code: BLACKFRIDAY// 11.28-12.01

French Connection // 30% off site wide with code: 30FCBF // 11.25-11.28

J. Crew// 30% off select styles and +40% off sale + fs with code: HOLIDAY// 11.26-11.30

Kate Spade Saturday // 30% off site wide + fs with code: DEALME // 11.26-11.30

Lo & Sons // 30% off everything // 11.28 – 12.1

Tory Burch // 30% off with code: LUCKY // 11.27

Topshop (US) // 30% off select product, and 2 for 1 mid-season sale // 11.27-12.01 

– +20% OFF –

Alice + Olivia // 25% off site wide + free shipping // 11.26-12.01

Joie // 25% off site wide with code: THANKS // 11.26-12.01

Kate Spade // 25% off site wide with code HOLLYJOLLY // 11.27

Madewell // 25% off your entire purchase with code: GIFTON // 11.25-11.30

Piperlime // 25% off site wide with code: THANKFUL25 // 11.27

Scoop NYC // 25% off site wide + free shipping // 11.27-11.30


So? How did we do? Tell me – #BESTOFBLACKFRIDAY

November 28, 2014

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#PRBGIFTGUIDE – Entertainment Maven

There’s nothing like starting Thanksgiving off with some holiday cheer. Mine usually comes in the form of a glass of red wine or a hot toddy as my mom and I scramble to figure out what to bring to the obligatory family parties that commence right after stuffing the turkey. Thanksgiving in our house is always interesting. There’s a lot of family, a lot of opinions, several empty wine bottles and a few games and jokes to keep the mood light. To the naked “non-decked” eye it’s a clust- f#ck for sure. However the holidays wouldn’t be the holidays if it didn’t start with our Thanksgiving palooza. (For those that know me well – you have heard the storiesI).



But a festive Thanksgiving still comes with my mom minding her P’s and Q’s (minus the wine intake) and that always comes with a hostess gift – with a lot thought and a little personalization. You can’t put a price on a well picked out candle – like this ‘Champagne’ Pop from Jonathan Adler (20% off with code: BLACKFRIDAY) or these festive guest towels from Mark & Graham. She has also always been a fan of keeping cozy & warm (just like yesterdays outfit) and give a cozy blanket like this Kennebunk Chelan Throw (40% off at Nordstrom) that you can curl up and watch football or christmas movies! Count me in! 


Wishing you a happy and healthy Thanksgiving Holiday and on Friday – get ready! The #PRBGG Shop is coming! Just in time for Cyber Monday. <– See what I did there?

xx, LP/PRB


November 26, 2014

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