I always try to take time out of my busy holiday schedule to do something fun with my boys. There is something so magical about creating something as a family that can be shared during the Christmas season. This year, we decided to make cinnamon and applesauce cutout ornaments. These are super simple to make, great to do with the kids and make your house smell amazing! Here is how to create these adorable and festive ornaments:
Vendor stalls selling handmade imported items from Germany: Christkindlmarket Chicago 2016 Each year, people from all over the world visit the Christkindlmarket Chicago. I had the pleasure of visiting this past weekend. The outdoor market is located in the Chicago Loop and offers an authentic German Christkindlmarket experience including: shopping, typical German food and drinks and holiday entertainment. The market is in its 21st year and is celebrating the returned appearance of Christkindl from Nuremberg, Germany. The market runs daily for the advent
Life is busy and during the holidays, it’s even busier! Dinner parties, school holiday concerts, shopping – the list goes on forever. As a full time working mother, it’s hard to juggle it all. During the holidays one of my favorite things to do is decorate the house and trim the tree. This process usually involves making multiple trips to the store and by the end, I’m exhausted. For me, this year was a little different.
When I started my blog one of my goals was to share my love for what I do, DESIGN! Every month I design a desktop, tablet and mobile calendar to share with my readers. It’s a little something to dress up your space and help stay organized for the holidays. I’m in love with botanical illustrations right now and thought this style had a wonderful vintage touch. I love incorporating vintage items into my Christmas
It’s not everyday you find a business that has great product and a meaningful company mission. I recently found both of those qualities in a company called My Good Angel. Founder Rosemary Taylor created her business after enduring through a series of life struggles – battling poor self-esteem, divorce and becoming a single mother. Angels were Rosemary’s symbol for staying positive and always thinking of the good life has to offer. Through these struggles, My Good