Monday, December 24, 2018

Festive Holiday Baking

Hey, y'all!

This was supposed to go up a whole lot earlier, but that holiday craziness got to me!  Excited to share a little photo story about our holiday cookies today on this Merry Christmas Eve.  These were made with a basic sugar cookie recipe and a great gingerbread recipe I found online from These are some seriously delicious gingerbreads and I had to stop myself from eating them all before I even iced them...  And this is really saying something because typically my favorite part of cookies is the icing!

Thursday, December 20, 2018

A Secret Garden

I wanted to feature one last favorite of my 'Christmas Plaids' on here before the season is through — this fun fur collared cape is a personal fave.   I wanted to style it a little victorian with this lace and ruffle blouse so that I would match the vibe of this super gorgeous library in our town.   The little gardens make it feel a

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Decking the Halls for the Holidays

Oh how I wanted to you be able to share this with you sooner!  I know it's been about seven months since we moved to our new little 'partment, and I have yet to share a real room transformation with you lovelies.

Saturday, December 15, 2018

A Holiday Tradition Checklist

It's the Holidays!!!  And with the holidays comes all sorts of fun and good cheer.  

To help you make sure you get in the maximum amount of festive fun this holiday season, I've compiled this handy little checklist.  Be sure to get out and participate in all these fun holiday traditions while the season is still rocking around the holiday tree!

Thursday, December 13, 2018

Pining for Winter

It's this time of year that evergreens and pines get to shine their brightest, both literally with the addition of holiday lights, and figuratively as they are the one type of tree that doesn't feel barren in the winter time.   There is something very mysterious and alluring about walking through pines in the winter.   

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Holiday Outfit Laydowns

Here we are, the holiday season!  The time of festive trees and sparkling lights, and good cheer all around.  I wanted to pull together some great casual looks for the season incorporating some of my favorite staple

Friday, December 7, 2018

Duck Pond Wandering

This week's outfit is brought to you by the freezing cold of Illinois.  While there may not be any snow on the ground, and this day was not particularly windy, a day in Chicago is still very cold for all photo shoot related scenarios.   Yet, despite the chilling temperatures, I still feel that this photoset and the mood of the day felt