The words "holiday season" and "holiday stress" can often be seamlessly interchanged right about now. And although there may not be a cure-all for a stress free and relaxing season, there are a few simple things we can do so it doesn't get the best of us.
It can be tough to get everyone outside in the winter, what with the windchill factor, freezing rain, and infinite amount of layers required...but it's so worth it! I've gathered a handful of sweet and low-stress outdoor activities that might be perfect for this winter, and many winters to come.
You know how they say “There’s an app for that?" Well, chances are good there’s also an infographic. Just in time for this season’s entertaining, here are a slew of highly visual cheat sheets and illustrations to help you throw a party — from pairing wine, to choosing board games, to setting the buffet table.
Simple, pretty, and inexpensive to make — what's not to like about the paper snowflakes of our youth? Whether you decide to use old packaging paper, cupcake liners, doilies, or even junk mail, check out these 10 crafty ideas to get you started on your holiday decorating.
I'm not one for shiny and sparkly things — until the end of the year rolls around. From Thanksgiving to New Year's, a little bit of mercury glass adds just the right festive sheen to my holiday decorating scheme. Here are some favorite pieces.
Matte black and gold are on opposite sides of the shiny spectrum; black absorbs light, while gold reflects it. Just black would border on the morose, while gold alone can read tacky and over the top. Together, however, they are the odd couple of entertaining, working in tandem on your holiday table.
Looking ahead to the next couple of months, my travel calendar is steadily filling up, slowly edging out any free time. Between having families on opposite coasts, traveling to prospective locations for our upcoming wedding, and the usual seasonal rush to my business, it can all be a bit overwhelming.