DIY Hot Chocolate Bar

DIY Hot Chocolate Bar

I wanted to create a cozy centerpiece for my Kitchen table, while also freeing up some cabinet space. Let me tell you, the possibilities for this Hot Chocolate Bar are endless and it ended up being more of a Coffee, Tea and Hot Chocolate Bar. I added a few holiday touches for the season, but [...]

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas!

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas!

The stockings were hung by the chimney with care... okay, tbh, they were hung before Thanksgiving. We had so much fun decorating for our first Christmas in our new home! I absolutely love our fireplace! All of our decorations are inexpensive and most were DIY projects you can easily re-create at home. Of course, most [...]

Five Favorite Christmas Cookie Recipes

Five Favorite Christmas Cookie Recipes

One of my favorite things to do during the holiday season is bake hundreds of cookies and send them to friends and family! Each year I incorporate a new recipe accompanied by the basics! Last year, I participated in a cookie exchange where I brought sugar cookie cut outs and everyone iced their own. It [...]

A True Foodie’s Guide to Thanksgiving Dinner

A True Foodie’s Guide to Thanksgiving Dinner

With the summer heat wave coming to an end, those 80 degree days are starting to feel more and more like fall! Football is well under way, the thrill of Halloween will pass and the brisk weather will set in- this means Thanksgiving is right around the corner! Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays, [...]

Thoughtful Gifting

Thoughtful Gifting

Maybe this is just a Virgo thing, but If you’re like me, you enjoy finding the perfect gift for each individual on your list. Personally, I value the thought behind a gift that I receive more than I value something tangible. Likewise, this is my approach when giving gifts. I don’t like to give anyone [...]

‘Tis the Season for ‘NUTELLA’ Eggnog

‘Tis the Season for ‘NUTELLA’ Eggnog

There’s something about celebrating the holiday season with a festive drink, sometimes a glass of wine just won’t do. When I think of the days leading up to Christmas, I think of decorating the tree, stringing up the lights and baking cookies- all accompanied with a glass of eggnog. I’ve tried a few recipes over [...]

It’s the Holiday Season: ATX Edition

It’s the Holiday Season: ATX Edition

Austin might be lacking in cold weather and snow (thank god) but it is in no way lacking Holiday cheer. Christmas in Austin is one of my favorite times of the year (second to full on 100+ degree summers). The holiday spirit is everywhere, some of my favorite places transform into winter wonderlands for the [...]

Winter in The Big Apple

Winter in The Big Apple

Despite moving south across the county to avoid the northeastern snow, winter is my favorite time to visit NYC. Every experience is more enchanting with the holiday lights and spirit in the air! I've been visiting Manhattan all my life, this year, I decided to take a trip unlike all the others. Typically during the [...]