How to ward off winter dryness

Portrait of Holly

I’m back friends!  Let me tell you, getting a cold in the middle of winter is no joke. I haven’t been feeling well enough to write until now, but I’m finally back on my feet and able to put my brain to use! So, one of the things I’m constantly combating during the winter is the age old foe so many of us face during the cold months: winter dryness.  Continue reading How to ward off winter dryness

New Year’s Eve Outfits You Might Already Have in Your Closet

So, next time I move apartments, remind me not to do it in the middle of the holidays. The end of this year has been a good one, but incredibly hectic, which means I haven’t had a lot of time to create a great photo shoot.  If your holidays have been as busy and time consuming as mine, you may not have had a chance to figure out what you’re wearing on New Year’s Eve. But don’t worry!  At my house, I’m in charge of throwing together last minute outfits for myself and my sister, so I’ve got you covered.  Continue reading New Year’s Eve Outfits You Might Already Have in Your Closet

Elegant Braided Holiday Up-do

Christmas Eve is only five days away!  The holidays are one of my favorite times of year, not because of presents and decorations and carols filling the air (though all of that is definitely good stuff), but because of the warmth that fills my heart when I spend time with the ones I love.  If you’re like me, you’re still running around desperately trying to get last minute gift shopping done, but you’ve already figured out your make up and outfit for the family dinner.  I think I may have perfected the art of holiday hair, so without further ado, here’s my favorite braided up-do for the holidays!

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The Best Tea For Sick Days

Sick Day Tea

The rain has really picked up here in the PNW now that that winter has officially begun.  And I don’t have to tell you what damp cold weather means: cold and flu season.

However, cold damp weather is also the perfect reason to curl up with a book (side note, I just finished The Distant Hours by Kate Morton, and THAT is the perfect book for this time of year!) and a cup of tea.   If you love tea as much as I do, I have the most delicious cold remedy tea you will ever taste.  Continue reading The Best Tea For Sick Days