Try This: DIY Ice Cream Cone Ornaments

Bring a sweet treat to your Christmas tree this year with DIY ice cream cone ornaments! This project is festive (and simple!), and will impress your craftiest friends. I teamed up with Lauren Conrad’s team to show you a step-by-step tutorial on creating your own DIY ornaments… (with a cameo from my pup, obviously). This is a fun way to spend an afternoon with your girlfriends, creating something sweet for…. Read more

The Naughty Lyst

Year after year, I have this whimsical dream of Jake + I decorating our tree. We’ll be sipping hot cocoa over holiday music while our pup’s dressed in a festive sweater.  … and year after year, this is what really happens: we drink too much wine over a football game, while our pup destroys his Christmas sweater and every gift we’ve wrapped [he’s on the NAUGHTY lyst]. I still managed…. Read more

Get Crafty with Christmas Ornaments

Let’s get CRAFTY! We’re going to channel some sweet childhood memories today… [except, now you get to spike your hot cocoa while you work on DIY ornaments]. Life is good. Create a cozy corner and build your own holiday decorations. We teamed up with Lauren Conrad’s site to show you six different ornaments. Keep scrolling for instructions [and learn how to make the others by clicking over to LC’s holiday…. Read more

Real Life Happens Behind Pretty Photos

Our house is beginning to look a lot like Christmas. The tree is finally up, and our pup is on the nice list. I spent a lot of time daydreaming about how the weekend would go. Christmas music. Festive PJ’s. Hot cocoa. Gold ornaments. Jett in a Holiday sweater. It was straight out of a Hallmark commercial. Enter Saturday. Tree Decorating Day. Problem one: football is on. Which means, my husband is…. Read more