Posts Categorized: Holidays

The weekend is here!

Happy Friday, my darling readers! I’m signing off from now until 2014, so wishing you a very Merry Christmas, and a happy new year, too! This year—and this month—went by in a blink. I’m so looking forward to catching up on rest, and seeing family and friends over the next couple of weeks. 🙂 Here,… Read more »

Pillow play

Last minute gift idea: These hilarious (and somewhat sweet) pillowcases from Xenotees. An ode to turtle doves, these “love birds” are hand-screened from an original drawing by the designer. Sort of silly, but they totally make me smile. 🙂 Have you finished your holiday shopping yet? More gift ideas from Xenotees here. (Images via Xenotees)

Holiday traditions

Last year—completely lost in the chaos of December—I began thinking about the importance of traditions, and what a difference they can make when it comes to embracing the holiday spirit. This month can feel so absolutely crazy, between the shopping and the gift giving and the crunch of what always feels like a much shorter… Read more »

Snowy, snowy New York

I stumbled across Clare Caulfield’s work last year, thanks to Hip Hip Gin Gin, and have admired her gorgeous mixed media artwork ever since. Now, I’m thrilled to report that she just launched her own Etsy shop, stocked with tons of gorgeous New York City prints. I love the way she captures ice skating in… Read more »

Candy cane kiss cookies

Over the weekend, I went to the Brooklyn Cookie Takedown at the Bell House, and ate way too many cookies. But, after tasting more than 20 different kinds, I left hungry for more. (How this is possible, I have no idea.) Enter this recipe for Candy Cane Kiss cookies. How yummy do these look? I… Read more »