Hello! After taking a break for the holidays, I’m back with some of my favorites from the last few weeks. One of which is that perfect California tree above, that I saw on an impromptu and wonderful trip this past week.
Perfect pan pizza cookbook.
Creating a guest room in a multipurpose space.
All the mushrooms.
My January yoga plan.
The art of Freddish.
Creating a high messy bun.
Baby Yoda is a Disneyland foodie.
And finally, perfect style.
It’s the holiday season! While we probably won’t be getting a drift of snow again anytime soon, we are going to celebrate the in-coming of winter with full enthusiasm. School is about to be out for two weeks after a slew of holiday parties today, and we are going to sleep in, watch lots of movies, and probably play too many rounds of War (J’s new favorite card game). And while I get the rest of my Christmas wrapping done…here are some favorites from the week!
Winter workwear ideas.
A python, a jackal, and a honey badger walk into a desert clearing….
Last minute stocking stuffer? Get this eyeshadow palette.
Sweetie pie chai latte.
Mini cheesecakes for Christmas desserts.
A DIY using holiday houses you can find at Target.
The most accurate clothing ad I’ve ever seen.
And finally, embracing the hygge of the season and having cookies with it.
Happy holiday shopping day, friends! We are headed out to hit some of our favorite shops, and if you live in our area (or even if you don’t) be sure to shop small with some of our favorite shops including Piper&Leaf, Southern Firefly, Sweet Pineapple, & Mint Julep Monograms.
Holiday outfits for a work party.
The perfect winter coat.
The backsplash I have my eye on.
A new way of creating gallery walls.
Perfect pesto for fish.
Interior design hacks.
Honestly, this also would be my dream Thanksgiving dinner.
Thanksgiving week is upon us! It’s also final papers, projects, exams, and presentations time which means grading season is upon me. This weekend we have big plans to put up the Christmas tree, and get out the rest of the decorations. I’ve got a Christmas list going as well, and I’m slowly checking things off that list!
Bullet journal essentials.
Plaid blazer + beige coat.
Yoga practice of the week.
One minute rule cleaning ideas.
Cinnamon apple bread pudding.
On appreciating a good beauty tutorial.
Holy Sephora sale! I ordered all my essentials and I may have hit rouge status when I added a Becca highlighter for my Christmas stocking. This weekend we have big plans to recover from all our illnesses by laying low, watching football, and working on our current mission: de-clutter the garage/attic.
Super satisfying paint pour.
Victoria Beckham’s make-up routine.
Refreshingly minted fall look.
The affect of perception on fashion.
My boys at every sports game, ever.
Improving skin health.
And finally, deep dish pizza.
That’s a wrap on October! We are officially on the downward slide towards the end of the year festivities with Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s in our sites. The boys are already busily circling items in the holiday gift guides as they arrive in the mail. We are preparing for a frigid weekend, so we will be hunkering down to watch some football, finish up our monthly puzzle, and recoup from the busy week!
Easy recipes to switch up our ground beef staples.
M&Ms and frosting are the highlights of these copycat Disneyland brownies.
Star Wars bedroom re-do.
Well I guess I need to go get a new bra.
Neutrals versus pops of color.
Slightly annoyed I can’t blame being tired on my age.
A vacation week should leave you feeling refreshed, so why are we so exhausted?! A’s birthday was great, he had the “best sleepover ever” and I’m still in disbelief that we have an eleven year old. Eleven! That’s the year that Harry Potter learned he was a wizard, so we anxiously await a Hogwart’s letter soon. Until then, the boys have a camp out this weekend and I have a big stack of papers (virtual as my students turn in most things online) to grade while they are away. So now that A has counted 10,000 steps on his new fit bit, here are some of my favorites from the week!
I can’t believe Fall break is almost over! After going out of town for the past two years, we stayed home this year. We baked cookies, played basketball, read a bunch, watched Into the Spiderverse, spent time building Minecraft worlds, and worked on our Halloween puzzle.
Winner, winner, lemon dill chicken dinner.
Perfect Fall work outfit.
Realizing the goal is difficult is part of the journey.
Breakfast, lunch, and dinner on Netflix.
My favorite yoga practice of the week.
Steak and sweet potatoes.
Grace under pressure.
Modern Asian comfort food.
And finally, perfect throwback lipstick.
Football game night coloring station.
Trader Joe’s grocery haul.
On handling toxicity successfully.
Riding along the chili highway.
This is what we need to do with our study!
Bill Hader dancing made my week.
Friday night stromboli.
A food and outfit tour through one of my favorite cities.
My favorite listen of the week, and I went out and bought the book!
And finally, the benefits of fast mall walking.
A had his first golf match this week! Which was great! But after two days of two hour golf, two days of soccer, running club, and a fun run during school, I think they are as ready for the weekend as I am.
Fall break reads.
Sides that make pasta a full meal.
A sky blue sweater like this or this is a fall must have.
Family dinner around the world.
A podcast with one of my Cooking Channel favorites!
Have you heard of peak week? After having asthma for 37 years, I was amazed to learn that the reason I get sick almost every September is actually a thing.
Magic, memory, and the Underground Railroad.