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Travel HoodiePillow, $25-30 – The Travel HoodiePillow is a game changer for the frequent flyer in your life. It provides neck support and has adjustable drawstrings that can be pulled to create added eye coverage to block out everything going on around you. It comes in two versions, the inflatable and memory foam. The inflatable deflates and folds for easy storage while the memory foam provides luxury comfort.

Skullcandy Earbuds, $16 – These Ink’d 2 earbuds provide supreme sound acoustics and a noise isolating  fit. They are ultra durable and have a flat cable which decreases tangles which is so important when on the go. They are priced really well while being high quality which is always a plus.

Pro Packing Cubes, $7-$40 – Packing cubes is something that I wish I got into sooner. Your bag is so much more organized when using them and you instantly will get more free space. These from Pro Packing Cubes are my favorite for a few different reasons. For starters – the price. They are a fraction of the price of other cubes that may be comparable. While they are made of ultra-lightweight fabric, they are extremely durable. I got them in 2 different colors so I can easily distinguish which are packed with my items vs. my husbands stuff. And helllllo Lifetime Guarantee.

 Tumi Universal Power Adapter, $37 – A power adapter is SO important to have when you love to travel. There is nothing worse than heading to Europe and trying to charge your phone before your night out just to realize it isn’t possible or worse blowing a fuse and being in the dark. Tumi is a great  quality brand and this adapter works in over 150 countries!

Serengetee Scratch Map, $24 – I am a HUGE fan of Serengetee! I absolutely love the mission of this brand and urge you to read up on them yourself. This scratch map from their site is one of my favorites! It’s the perfect gift for the traveler in your life. If you purchase other items from their site ($35+) this map is FREE with code SCRATCH at checkout.

GoPro Hero5, $400 – I always travel with my camera but I felt like I needed to step it up a notch so I purchased a GoPro. While not cheap, it’s absolutely an investment and will bring capturing your adventures to the next level. It’s super durable, waterproof and the quality of the videos + photos are top notch. Don’t want to shell out $400? Check Amazon for an older model or look into the Session!

Joby Gorillapod Magnetic tripod, $25 – The Joby Gorilla Magnetic provides reliable and flexible support for lightweight cameras, camcorders and cell phones. The size is perfect for travel and you can set it up on almost all surfaces. This is perfect for trying to capture the perfect shot… including selfies.

The Carry-On by Away, $225 – Quality luggage when you travel frequently is a must! What I love about this carry on from Away is that it is super high quality + scratch resistant, guaranteed for life, has great compartments on the inside and umm can we discuss that it has a built in battery so that you can charge any USB device while on the go.

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Express Dress Socks, $11 – These fancy dress socks are a perfect stocking stuffer for the special guy in your life. Not only do these come in a variety of fun colors and styles but they also fit great and are really comfortable.

Gift Cards – You can never, ever go wrong with a gift card. While some people think gift cards are the easy way out, I think they are the most practical gift. You can pick from a variety of different stores or restaurants or keep it simple and give a gift card that will work anywhere. I’m a big fan of Apple gift cards since they can be used to purchase music, games or other apps.

Electric Sky Wine, $13 – Wine as a stocking stuffer?! YES! Wine (& booze in general) is always a good gift idea. What I love what Electric Sky Wine is that they are single serve so you can literally pop one off and keep it moving. Rose, Red or Pinot – take your pick.

Fitbit Flex, $80 – I own one of these and I love it. You can track your steps, sleep pattern and food/water intake with one simple click. With the New Year around the corner, this is the perfect gift for someone looking to set and crush their 2017 health goals.

The Subtle Art of Not Giving A F**k, $15 – Reading fuels the mind but there’s nothing like raw, refreshing TRUTH. We get so caught up on worrying about every little thing and being perfect – but this book will bring you right back to reality. Pick it up and thank me later.

It Cosmetics Confidence in a Cream Holiday Ornament, $16 – If you follow me on my social media channels, you know I am a HUGE fan of It Cosmetics. When I saw they came out with 2 Holiday Ornaments that included their product, I knew they would make my Gift Guide. Not only is this cream one of my absolute favorites but it’s the perfect Stocking Stuffer AND travel friendly size.

Vaseline Rosy Lip Therapy, $3 – Vaseline is my GO TO product for keeping my lips soft. While I keep a big tub of it by my bedside, I keep this cute little tin in my purse. It keeps my lips moisturized, smells great and gives my lips a light tint.

Peter Thomas Roth Meet Your Mask, $25 – This is my favorite mask set from this season. You get to test out 6 of their best (& yes I can attest to that because I use each and every one and am obsessed) masks instead of committing to just one. They are the perfect size to bring along when going away for the weekend and even more perfect for tossing in the stocking of your beauty obsessed loved one.

My son has this bigger than life personality, so when it comes to dressing him and baby fashion in general – I love incorporating pieces that show just that. We are big Cat & Jack fans! Their graphic onesies are so cute and unique. They are also really soft so I know my little one is comfortable all day.

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I love that this graphic onesie references being strong like dad. My husband works out in our home very often and to see my son trying to mimic what he does is just super cute. My cousin purchased the weight rattle for Victor and he always makes sure to grab it from his toy chest before joining my husband for a little workout session.

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Click HERE to check out the Target ABV article featuring some cute tiny tots & their Cat & Jack onesies!

One of my best friends is a photographer and not just any photographer – a really great one! She has an amazing eye for the right angles and scenery and just really makes every photoshoot come together. Now add a super cute baby into the mix and you have pure perfection and that basically sums up Victor’s 1st Birthday Photoshoot + Cake Smash. My sweet baby boy turned one in September so I figured it was about time I shared these images with you!

PC: @luciaviolaphotography

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Prior to having our little one, my husband and I would literally pack for our travels the night before. Once Victor was born we made a promise to ourselves that we would continue to travel and we have definitely held up to that. The one main (& BIG) difference is packing can be extremely stressful now. I’ve always been one to make lists before heading out of town but it’s on another level now because you really don’t want to forget his key items.

One of the things that I was stressed about traveling with is a stroller. They usually are so bulky and heavy and honestly they just take up too much space. Discovering UPPAbaby‘s G-LUXE stroller was heaven sent. First of all it’s aesthetically pleasing which to a Fashion momma like me was a plus. It comes in a variety of bold colors but I had to go with the classic Black. My favorite part of this umbrella stroller has to be how lightweight it is – under 15lbs! I was sold on that alone to be honest because who wants to get stuck traveling with a bulky and heavy stroller?! The G-LUXE also stands when folded, has a large and easy accessible under basket (every parent’s dream) and reclines fully so Victor can nap comfortably when on the go. We have used the UPPAbaby G-LUXE for all of our vacations and city strolling this past Summer and into the Fall and since it can hold a child safely up to 50lbs, we will be getting a lot more use out of it on some of our upcoming trips.

Here’s a look at how we travel with our UPPAbaby G-LUXE.

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This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of UPPAbaby. The opinions and text are all mine.