Holiday Fashion: Stand Out In Your Style

I totally admire those who stand out tastefully in their fashion sense, mix-matching various blends and patterns to create an outfit that is perfectly defining of their personality. So that’s what I am attempting to do for this holiday season, picking out outfits that define who I am, without creating the wrong kind of buzz […]

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Best Advent Calendars for 2017

Ever since I could remember I’ve had an advent calendar in our home, and so each year, I choose carefully the one to buy. So naturally I made a list, just in case this Christmas product is a must have in your household: {featured image – west elm village advent calendar}

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Travel: Christmas Markets in Paris

I’ve mentioned several Christmas markets here, here and also here . And now I share with you Christmas Markets in Paris to consider for this year’s holiday oriented travels:

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Travel: Ten Christmas Markets In Italy

Last year a friend of mine planned a trip with her mother to visit various Christmas markets throughout Europe and it got me thinking about the ones throughout Italy. I mean I am always looking for a reason to visit the country and I think a trip based on Christmas Markets is the best idea […]

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Food: Apple Cider French Crullers

Yes I am on a French kick today for sure.  This morning I was craving something sweet, and as always the internet knows exactly what I am thinking because there is this recipe I found which will certainly satisfy the sweet cravings: Ingredients 1 cup apple cider 1 stick butter 1 tablespoon brown sugar 1 cinnamon stick 1 cup all purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon kosher […]

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Gift Wrapping Ideas

I love a uniquely wrapped gift, so I am always searching for ideas whether spending hours in a specialty store for gift wraps, an artist store for paint and paper, or online I pin-up my favorites and use them throughout the year for the perfectly wrapped gift. Here’s what I mean for this year’s Christmas […]

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Helpful Dining Party Decor Ideas For The Host

I’ve referred to these ideas while working with a close friend in hosting a Christmas party at her home over the weekend. And as always I felt the need to share the suggestions with all of you.   {Feature image source article}

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Interesting Holiday Etiquette and What Not

Here’s an interesting article of how and what the French do – etiquette wise –   for the holidays season. Decorate Simply Decorate Indoors Only Wrap Up and put away decor Before New Year’s Eve Swap Eggnog for Champagne Indulge in Amuses-Bouche Mix Up Your Main Course Show off your desserts No doggie bag No […]

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