Tag: Christmas

What’s in My Suitcase For The Holidays?

Thanksgiving is coming up in America, which is officially the start of the season for traveling home to visit family for the holidays. But how can you know exactly what to pack so you have the gear you need to stay sane when your family is driving you crazy and still have room left for

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Christmas Present Haul!

2017 has been special in many ways for me. I published my first book and started an author blog. Come to that, just the fact that I finally, finally got to come back to doing the blogging I so love has been really awesome. So you can guess that my Christmas wishlist had some pretty

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Merry Christmas!

First of all I’d like to wish a Happy Holidays to you for whatever holiday you’ve celebrated this month. That said, I’m excited because Christmas is here! I’ll spend the morning enjoying my great grandma’s secret recipe for coffee cake and exchanging presents with my parents and siblings, and then in the afternoon we’ll go

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Love Egg Nog But Ditching Dairy? You’ll Love This Paleo Recipe for Nice Spice Nog

I’m guessing you’ve heard of pumpkin spice, yes? At first it was based on the spices we add to pumpkin custard to make pumpkin pie filling, but now it’s kind of a free for all where anything with some cloves or cinnamon is considered close enough to be called this, and you can buy everything

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Holidays are for Hitting The Road: Traveling During Christmas Break

One of the joys of the holidays is to spend time with the people you love. Unfortunately, in my case at least, the people I love live far away from where I live. This weekend’s trip, in particular, involved taking a full day car trip to visit. Roadtrip Entertainment Of course that’s prime time to

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Decor in Minutes Because Your Holiday Guests Will Arrive for Christmas Any Minute Now

Last week we talked about #ChristmasDecorating dorm and interior doors for the time or money strapped. These week we are going to dive into the same topic again but focus on new territory: bathrooms! Especially if you have a main floor bathroom I feel that’s the one room of the house you can guarantee every

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Jamming in My Jammies: A No Stress Christmas Party Plan

I really do appreciate all the glamorous holiday parties that I tend to be invited to around this time of year. But, sometimes, I want to hang out with my friends and be festive in a slightly more low key kind of way. Enter the ugly sweater party/onesie or pajama party/sweats are cool too party.

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7 Piece Christmastime Capsule Wardrobe for Travel and Minimalists

Yes, it’s finally our favorite time of year again! I did a quick photoshoot with my seasonal wardrobe and I wanted to share with you why these pieces were so important I wanted to spend my super limited annual clothing budget on them. And by saying limited budget, I’m not kidding- I give myself $150

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Dorm Deck The Halls: 5 Steps to Decorate Shared Spaces on a Budget for The Holiday Season

Christmas Decorating can be a little difficult when it comes to dorm decor. Part of it is that you have a tiny budget as a college student, then you also have no time because December is usually finals season- and the other difficulty is that you share space with roommates who might have their own

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Holidays in Half The Time: Deck The Halls, And Porch, And Yard for Christmas

I love decorating my house for Christmas. I think most people who don’t even celebrate the religious holiday still tend to do the fun cultural christmas things like the decorating, the cookies, and even the presents. Even if you aren’t celebrating any aspect of the holiday though, you likely have something you celebrate around this

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