Our tree is up and stockings are hung – the holiday season has officially begun at our house and I couldn’t be more excited. If you follow me on Instagram, you know we got our first real pine this year. Even though we’ll be picking up needles for the rest of eternity, I’m truly enjoying the… Read More bow tie.
Reading: Finally finished Fall of Giants by Ken Follett and Somewhere in the Shallow Sea by Dennis Macareg. Yay for catching up on my book list – watch for reviews! Working on: plans for our next adventure… Toronto was simply amazing! Wearing: layers, flannel & boots, of course! Making: cheese plates for holidays, paired with my favorite wine. Pulling: oldies… Read More let’s review – november.
In the 48 hours since my last post, my progress on Christmas shopping has definitely improved. Thanks to Cyber Monday for all the savings! If you didn’t take advantage of those sales, don’t stress. Many retailers are extending their sales this week and will have many more throughout December. I always have the most fun… Read More gift guide | for him under $100
I hope everyone had a great holiday! Now, is everyone making a list and checking it twice? December always sneaks up quick after Thanksgiving and like every other year, good intentions of early Christmas shopping weren’t quite met. So, with a whole month of shopping ahead of us, I wanted to share my first gift… Read More gift guide | for her under $100
Every morning during my drive to work, the radio is turned to Elvis Duran and the Morning Show. Their banter about daily issues and comedic relief always starts my day off right. Today, not surprisingly, they were talking about Thanksgiving and traditions across the country. The show is based in NYC and the discussion involved many… Read More zaful embroidered tunic.
Four fool-proof wine and cheese pairings for Thanksgiving.… Read More wine + cheese.
One of the greatest things about living in a growing city like Des Moines, is the excitement when a large retail chain finally decides to open a store in our community! I was thrilled when The Container Store reached out to me to attend their blogger preview party this week. Before their grand opening on Saturday,… Read More the container store.