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Not Your Typical Thanksgiving

Not Your Typical Thanksgiving

At gaan + co we count our blessings every day, but November is a standout month in the US where we show a little extra gratitude. We also may invest in a pair of extra stretchy pants (who’s with us?!?) to account for all the relaxation and mashed potatoes coming our way. Thanksgiving is a tradition that looks a little different in every household and there’s no wrong way to acknowledge the things and people you appreciate most in life. We’re tossing out some not so typical ways to transform your Turkey Day this year, and hopefully for years to come!

Not Your Typical: Time to Tailgate!

Not Your Typical: Time to Tailgate!

Are you ready for some football? Us too! Tailgating season is in full swing and Saturday, Sunday and let’s not forget Thursday and Monday nights are prime opportunities to hang with friends, eat and drink, and cheer on your favorite team - all for love of American football fever.

Not Your Typical: Hold Off The End of Summer Scaries

Not Your Typical: Hold Off The End of Summer Scaries

There’s a little chill in the air here and there, and many of us are looking around thinking that same dreaded question we face every year…”Where the heck did summer go?!?” Well folks, technically it’s still summertime until September 23rd, and we’re not ones for premature goodbyes. For many across the US, the summer heat lasts another 4-6 more weeks (even more down South) before our tank tops and sandals head into hibernation. Summer is a state of mind, and at gaan + co our favorite season isn’t over until we say it’s over. We’ve got some ide...

Not Your Typical Music Fest

Not Your Typical Music Fest

August is prime festival season and we’ve surveyed the line ups from coast to coast, spanning all genres to bring you some of the most renown and up & coming fests around the country going down this month. And whether you’re jamming out on the West Coast, in the heart of the country or out East, gaan + co is your ultimate music festival buddy!

Not Your Typical 4th of July

Not Your Typical 4th of July
America, you’re another year older and we’re ready for another epic birthday celebration. There’s nothing wrong with watching some fireworks in the night sky, sporting your red, white and blue and whipping up some all-American cuisine, but we’ve got some alternative and oh-so-fun ideas to switch things up this July 4th!

A Warm Welcome to the Wedding Season!

A Warm Welcome to the Wedding Season!

Wedding Season is officially in full swing! Whether you’re getting married, standing up in a wedding or cutting up the dance floor as a guest, gaan+co is the ultimate wedding accessory. Make sure you, and everyone you love is feeling fresh and prepared for the impending adventures in holy matrimony.

Not Your Typical Memorial Day

Not Your Typical Memorial Day
The days are getting longer and we’re all anxiously looking forward to that special weekend in May that doubles as a patriotic tribute to those that have served our country, and the unofficial start of summer. You’ve got a long-awaited three-day-weekend ahead of you, and we’ve got some adventurous ideas and fun twists for your Memorial Day festivities that will have you proudly representing the red, white and blue!

Not Your Typical Spring Break

Not Your Typical Spring Break
After months of cold days, dark afternoons and a polar vortex that covered the nation, Spring has finally arrived. And we couldn’t be more excited. Spring marks the beginning of warmer weather, longer daylight hours, the blooming of flowers and the budding of leaves. And for some, the glimpses of warmer weather also brings Spring Break. Some people choose to hop on a plane and head to popular travel destinations (don’t forget to pack that gaan + co you crazy kids!). But spending Spring Break close to home can be just as [insert your desired adjective here: relaxing, entertaining or our personal favorite…adventurous!]. Here are some of our favorite ideas to break-away from the norm and make the most out of your Spring Break at home sweet home.

Not Your Typical St. Patrick's Day

Not Your Typical St. Patrick's Day

Ah, St. Patrick’s Day. A holiday rich in culture, festivities, and plenty of pints. Or, for those of you with higher standards, flavorful craft  stouts & triple distilled  whiskey. We’re giving you a few other ways to celebrate – or at least ways to help you get a little more adventure out of the biggest party day of the year!

Not Your Typical Valentine's Day

Not Your Typical Valentine's Day

Bon Bons and Red Roses? Thanks, but no thanks. Here at gaan + co, we like to think outside the box, and we've got some unconventional ideas to help take your Valentine’s Day to the next level. Because love should be the ultimate adventure, right? So whether you’ll be flying solo, hanging with the gals or making a day of it with that special someone, here's some fun ways to turn this V-Day into one worthy of all the heart emojis. Love is love.