The Best Gift

This, my friends, is the reason we celebrate. Christmas is often stressful and we can get caught up in the hustle and bustle, but I'm trying my best to make room for the true meaning of Christmas. I'm so thankful that God sent His son to the world to save us ....more

Two Christmas Cookie Recipes

My mom has been baking cookies for Christmas the last few days, and my dad, brother and I certainly are not mad about that ;) My all time favorite cookie is her peanut butter kiss cookies, so I thought I'd share that recipe, along with a white chocolate macadamia one as well.Peanut Butter Kiss CookiesPrep: 20 Min | Bake: 10 Min | Preheat 3501 cup peanut butter1 cup sugar1 egg1 teaspoon vanillamilk chocolate kissesDirections:...more

Christmas Porch & Vignettes

I'm just so giddy with the Christmas spirit! I love putting up decorations with my mom. We usually spend most of our time decorating the living room, because the tree and mantel are in there, but we also like spruce up the rest of the house for Christmas, too ....more

Berry Inspiration Shoot Featured on Ruffled!

Well, the day has finally come. We are able to share all of the pretty from our styled shoot portion of the Atlanta Bloom Workshop, that took place back in October! It is up on Ruffled today and we couldn't be more thrilled.This is definitely my favorite inspiration shoot I've designed to date ....more

My Christmas Wish List

DETAILS | Pink Sweater / Hunter Boots...more

Christmas Mantel 2014

It's probably no surprise I love decorating for Christmas :) Every year, it's one of my very favorite things to do with my mom. Decorating the tree is probably my absolute favorite, but the mantel is certainly a close runner up. I showed you our tree last week, but took some better pictures of it today (with better light!) to share ....more

10 Creative Christmas Projects & Recipes

Christmas is next week! If you're like me, you're a little last minute and looking for some fun, simple ways to craft a bit before Christmas. Above you see lots of pretty images, each with their own blog post on delightful ideas for the holidays ....more

Friday Finds No. 8

I haven't done a Friday Finds post in a while, so I thought I'd bring it back!1. It's raining a TON in the Bay Area this week (and in the next 10 days, according to the forecast! Today there were "hurricane like" winds!) I just got these Hunter Boots...more

Our 2014 White, Gold & Silver Christmas Tree

I'm home in California to spend the next few weeks with my family and I couldn't be happier. I love being home for the holidays! Once the tree is up, it starts feeling real ....more

Gift Guide: For the Snow Bunny

DETAILS | Gray Puffer Coat with Fur / Pink Coat / Blush Metallic Sweater / Layered Sweater / Pink Jacket with Fur / Turquoise Jacket / Gray Cowl Neck / Green Tech Gloves / Gray Gloves / White Socks / Gray Boot Socks / Cashmere Hat / Pink PJ Set / Red PJ Pants /I know I'm not alone when I say I live in a cold climate. I've been on the hunt (since about day one of moving to Michigan) for warm, cute things for winter. Today's gift guide is all about the gals who live in the colder temperatures! ...more