Hubby exclusive and Valentines gift idea + Giveaway for e-cards to JORD

February 8, 2016

I am proud to announce that this is my husbands first blog post, written in his own words about a SWEET Valentine gift that you and your man would enjoy and about a hard week recently and a reprieve from the pain of loss. Ladies (and gentlemen) please meet my guest poster, Chantry (my hubby).

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My wife got my JORD Fieldcrest Green  wooden watch for me for a valentine’s day gift, it came a week early but it came just in time. My grandfather died two Mondays before valentine’s day week, the watch arrived that Tuesday. It came just at the right time. I was very close to my grandfather; he was a good man with a big heart. I was devastated when I received news of his death and desperately needed a distraction to take my mind off the heart ache. My watch came the next morning with the mail. I opened it only a little excited because of the other things going on.

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Opening the cardboard box and finding the elegant wooden box inside made it almost seem like opening a Christmas present. Then I slid the top off to find this quite handsome watch inside. I am not a big jewelry wearer. I wear a watch very seldom but on a rare occasion I do mainly for aesthetics, mainly because most watches are heavy. This is not the case with my JORD wooden watch as it is incredibly light weight and fits comfortably.

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The death of my grandfather gave me the privilege of spending a lot of time with my family… and an opportunity to show off my new watch, it was a good distraction for everyone at least for a few minutes. Everyone liked how handsome it looked and it got a lot of jealous googly eyes. Not only did everyone like the way it looked but also the weight of it and the unique clasp. My cousin liked the weight of it, he said “most watches feel like you’re wearing hardware but this one did not.” By any way it came the reprieve from the pain even if momentary was nice for my family and I. It was also fun showing off the gift my wife Rachel had gotten for me. In a hard time, it made me feel loved.

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Other very nice things about the watch include; it does not pull my arm hair vs. every other watch I have had does, it’s color and wood design goes with almost every clothing combination, it fits like it was perfectly tailored for me and I actually like wearing it. As aforementioned I normally only wear a watch for looks and that is normally only for special occasions such as an interview, but I like my JORD watch so much that I wear it often. The only time I don’t wear it is when I am going into harsh environments such as work. The negatives of this beautiful watch are few but it would be unfair to the reader to not include them; as far as I can tell it is not water proof and being a man that worries me a little and at first it seemed to fit slightly more snug than I was use too probably because it was tailored not just bought off the shelf in a store. That is the only two things that I don’t like about the watch and I have come to like the snug fit.

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Overall I love my JORD wooden watch. It is the best watch I have ever owned and I wear it a lot not just because of looks for important occasions. I wear it whenever I leave the house and I am not going to somewhere harsh such as work. It has been a great valentine’s day gift that came in just the right time. To all you ladies reading my wife’s blog this is Chantry, Rachel’s husband and I have written this review with complete honesty. A Jord watch is a great gift for any man in your life.

“Rachel and I have partnered with JORD to giveaway a limited quantity of e-gift cards worth $25 each for the Valentine’s Day! ! If you’ve had your eye on one of these lovely wood watches, be sure to enter to redeem your gift code, they’ll be good through the end of March! Entering is easy; click the link below:

https://www.woodwatches.com/g/garaytreasures

– it will ask you for your email and your favorite JORD watch (so many to choose from) once you hit enter, your code will be emailed directly to you! ”

Which watch did you end up choosing? Who will you give your watch to this Valentines day?

*This post was in partnership with JORD wooden watch whom provided the watch in exchange for a review and post.

Outfit details: Watch: c/o Wood Watches by JORD//Top: Polo Ralph Lauren, similar//Pants: similar, similar

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  • Megan Ballard February 8, 2016 at 12:45 am

    That’s awesome you got your hubby to jump in. My husband says he will never join in the blogging world. LOL. Megan The Fashionista Momma

  • Abby February 8, 2016 at 8:23 am

    Gorgeous watch from JORD! It looks amazing on your hubby 🙂

    xo,
    Abby of Life in the Fash Lane

  • Priscilla February 8, 2016 at 8:48 am

    Great post! Love the watch! 🙂
    http://priscillaeliodoro.blogspot.com

  • Christina February 8, 2016 at 8:51 am

    Way to go hubby for modeling on the blog!

    Christina :: Simple and Delish

  • Carylee February 8, 2016 at 9:32 am

    What a sweet post! I’m sorry to hear about his grandfather but what a great gift to celebrate his life and lift his spirits. And he’s a natural in front of the camera!
    Carylee | http://morepiecesofme.com

  • Amy Ann February 8, 2016 at 9:39 am

    Sounds like the gift came at the perfect time. I love it when things like that happen. So sorry to hear about the lose of your grandfather.

    Amy Ann
    Straight A Style

  • Eye See Euphoria February 8, 2016 at 9:42 am

    Awesome watch and very cool to get the hubby on the blog. Thanks for sharing and be sure to check out my latest feature!

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  • Carrie @ Curly Crafty Mom February 8, 2016 at 9:48 am

    Sorry to hear about the loss of your grandfather. I love how supportive your husband is of your blog. 🙂 Hope to see my posts from the hubby soon! BTW, I love your hubby’s name- Chantry and the watch, too!

    Carrie
    curlycraftymom.com

  • Darcy February 8, 2016 at 10:03 am

    I gave Tyler a JORD watch last year and he loves it!! He always gets compliments when he wears it!
    http://www.amemoryofus.com

  • Becky @ bybmg February 8, 2016 at 10:04 am

    Such a fun post! Jord watches are so pretty!

  • Uzo O February 8, 2016 at 11:36 am

    Great post and nice watch . You have a nice blog here too.

    http://www.stylenbeautylounge.com/2016/02/im-back.html

  • Johanna February 8, 2016 at 12:07 pm

    Love Jord watches. I wear mine all the time. What a great gift for him!

  • Shannon February 8, 2016 at 12:52 pm

    Jord watches are so cute and unique! Love this one and I agree with him they go with everything!

    <3 Shannon
    Upbeat Soles

  • Victoria Fox February 8, 2016 at 1:32 pm

    Loving that watch so great and so perfect for valentines day!
    xoxo,Victoria
    http://www.coffeeandablonde.blogspot.com

  • Rachel February 8, 2016 at 2:50 pm

    Love that you featured you hubby in this post! Happy early Valentine’s Day to you both!

    http://www.racheldinh.com

  • Whitney 'Nic' james February 8, 2016 at 2:57 pm

    I love their watches! Really a great gift for hubs. 🙂

    ~Whitney
    http://www.whitneynicjames.com

  • kelsey bang February 8, 2016 at 3:18 pm

    neat watch!
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  • Sarah @ Bows and Clothes February 8, 2016 at 8:43 pm

    It’s so neat that your husband guest posted! Have a great day!

    Sarah
    http://mybowsandclothes.blogspot.com

  • Kathleen February 8, 2016 at 8:59 pm

    Loving this watch! What a great gift for any man in your life!
    <3
    katsfashionfix.blogspot.com

  • Teresa March 13, 2016 at 9:21 am

    I gave my hubby a Jord watch for Valentine’s Day too. Sorry to hear about the your family’s loss.