Home Sweet Home for the Holidays

This our family’s first Christmas together, and we’ll be home sweeeeeet home for it. Nowhere to be, nowhere to go. Just home for the holidays. I started to pull out the Christmas decorations a few days after Thanksgiving, because I wanted to indulge in all the happy feels with my boy for the first time. It all started out promising, until Ev started to (quite literally) eat everything. My dreamy…. Read more

Winter Wonderland Holiday Table

The Michigan-girl in me is always lusting over a dreamy winter wonderland. Since sunny LA isn’t promising snow this year, I brought my dreams to the dinner table. You’ll love the coziness of this table for your own holiday parties. A few tricks? Use your favorite ornaments as centerpieces by clustering them together in sets of three or five. Incorporate different sizes and textures, while sticking to one color scheme (metallics,…. Read more

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

Holiday Home Decor Hacks

‘Tis the season for making your home look merry! Life is crazy busy, and there have been years when I’ve had ZERO time to decorate. It pushed me to get creative with holiday decor hacks that I still use every season. These ideas are also perfect for small spaces, if you’re in an apartment or condo, because they don’t take up a lot of space. Quick ideas — like throwing…. Read more

Lu’s Holiday Gift Shop: Coziest Finds!

LET’S GET COZY! Forget the Black Friday chaos and shop from that snuggly bed of yours (with some spiked hot cocoa). I’m sharing the best cyber deals and my first holiday gift guide of the season: cozy favorites! Seriously, this is the way to do it. From plush pillows and festive PJ’s, to faux fur coats and the cutest bunny slippers, these gifts are perfect for wintertime. If you’re as…. Read more