Dressed for Holiday Parties

Happy HOLIDAY PARTY season! Gold, glitter + girl talk are about to take over. I love a festive holiday party, but I sometimes dread hunting for the perfect outfit. Dressy, but not overdone. Festive, but not fussy. Glittery, but not blinding. This year, I found a few favorite pieces that I’ll wear over and over again this season. This metallic midi skirt from Anthropologie can be dressed up with heels…. Read more

Get Cozy with a Christmas Cocktail

Merry Christmas Eve! I hope you’re indulging in cozy fires and large cups of hot cocoa. I’m working a short day this morning, then hurrying home to wrap gifts while sipping on a pre-Christmas cocktail. Maybe it will kick my cold to the curb. Why do illnesses always hit at the holidays?! Treat yourself to a festive drink tonight. Here are my favorites (which are almost too pretty to drink). More…. Read more

Welcome to 2014: Let’s Keep Celebrating

Happy 2014! I hope you enjoyed your New Years celebrations. You’ve had a day to rest. Now, it’s time to get serious. Okay, maybe not too serious. After all, it’s nearly Friday. Which brings me to my first point about the new year— celebration! The glitz and glam of New Years Eve may be over, but it’s important we continue to cheer our way through 2014. Too often, we forget to…. Read more

Sparkles, Sweets and Spiked Cider

There’s a love/hate relationship I have with holiday parties. The love part comes in attending them. Who doesn’t like food buffets and a holiday-themed martini? But it seems Pinterest has really packed on the pressure to make even the smallest soiree a DIY stunner. So, I appreciate when crafty ideas are easy to replicate. Not all of us have a glue gun at home. I enjoyed a weekend holiday party…. Read more