Holiday Party Outfit Inspo

The holiday season can mean a lot of things.  A season rich in tradition, there is always so much to look forward to. There's the shopping... ...there's the baking. If we're lucky, there's snow... ...and there might be stockings hung by the chimney with care. But one of the VERY best things about the holiday … Continue reading Holiday Party Outfit Inspo

Holiday Gift Guide, Volume III: The Procrastinator’s Special

The final in a three part series, this gift guide focuses on those of you who like to live on the edge in terms of your holiday shopping: The Procrastinators.  You know who you are, and you know you will never change.  It's in your DNA!  Here I will help you find the best last … Continue reading Holiday Gift Guide, Volume III: The Procrastinator’s Special

Stocking Stuffers

One of my all-time favorite Christmas traditions is the Christmas Stocking.  Stuffed by "Santa" when I was a kid, I couldn't wait to run downstairs and get right to my first task at hand - opening my stocking.  The tiny little gifts, the unique items, and the traditional oranges, nuts and candies delighted me each … Continue reading Stocking Stuffers

DIY Tea for Two

I'm more of a coffee drinker at heart, but when those cold, harsh winter winds start to blow, I crave the warming, soothing qualities that can only be found in a cup of tea.  Many natural herbal-based teas promise to have medicinal qualities, to boot.  And we all might need a little TLC following a … Continue reading DIY Tea for Two

Holiday Appetizers

Tis the season for parties, food, drink, and general jolliness.  Whether you are throwing a party or attending a couple, there is sure to be a need for a light bite. Think beyond the monotony of a cheese board, and try something fresh this holiday season.  A few more minutes in the kitchen will provide … Continue reading Holiday Appetizers

Product Spotlight: KKW Beauty

Love them or hate them, those ubiquitous Kardashians know a thing or two about marketing themselves, and making a pretty penny while doing so.  They also evidently know a thing or two about makeup.     Kim Kardashian West (KKW for short) released her contour and highlighting kits back in June on  Available in both … Continue reading Product Spotlight: KKW Beauty

Holiday Gift Guide, Volume II: It’s the Perfect Time to Shop Edition

In early November, we posted the Overachiever's Edition of our Holiday Gift Guide, the first in a three part series.  It was stressed that in an ideal scenario, holiday shopping would be completed before December begins, so that you can fully enjoy the season without the added stress of shopping. Well, we are right in … Continue reading Holiday Gift Guide, Volume II: It’s the Perfect Time to Shop Edition

Thankful…and Thoughtful.

Whew...2017 has certainly been a year of highs, and...maybe more so, lows.  With so many natural tragedies as well as acts of terrorism, it is important on this Thanksgiving to take a moment to say a prayer for all who have lost and are struggling to regain.  May there be perseverance and peace to all … Continue reading Thankful…and Thoughtful.

New Thanksgiving Table Traditions

Thanksgiving is a holiday rife with longstanding traditions.   Many of these traditions revolve around the food, naturally.  A traditional Thanksgiving menu consists of turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes with gravy, cranberry sauce.  Other supporting players might be a yam and marshmallow dish, green beans, a wild rice casserole, or perhaps a rice pudding.  To finish things … Continue reading New Thanksgiving Table Traditions

How to Wear Winter Whites

Wearing white in the winter can be downright stunning.  But, we need to clarify which whites are appropriate for the cooler seasons.  As referenced in an earlier post, off-white denim should be a staple in every girl's closet, if for no other reason beyond its versatile qualities.  The same goes for other winter white pieces … Continue reading How to Wear Winter Whites