Christmas

Wine Lover’s Gift Guide

Wine Lover’s Gift Guide

For the one you love to sip with, I present: the Wine Lover’s Gift Guide! 1. A bottle of their favorite. Check out this post for over 20 budget-friendly options and this post for ideas to complement the bottle. 2. A cheeky mug is the […]

Holiday Home Tour

Holiday Home Tour

I was so excited to decorate for Christmas this year, y’all. This is my first Christmas in my first home with my first big-girl trees and it was hard to hold out until after Thanksgiving but I did it…for the most part. This year, I […]

Sweet & Sophisticated Holiday Gift Idea

Sweet & Sophisticated Holiday Gift Idea

A simple gourmet gift idea perfect for any gift-giving occasion

DIY Photo Booth for Under $20

DIY Photo Booth for Under $20

Because every party needs a next-level selfie situation

Peppermint Cocoa Dip

Peppermint Cocoa Dip

A festive, five-minute appetizer perfect for the holidays

Gift Guide for Your Favorite Cook

Gift Guide for Your Favorite Cook

Tried and true culinary gift recommendations at every price point

How to Make a Wine Cork Garland (Without a Drill!)

How to Make a Wine Cork Garland (Without a Drill!)

A festive DIY project with only three components and no power tools required

Tahini Sugar Cookies

Tahini Sugar Cookies

Uniquely-flavored cookies you can cut into any shape for the holiday season and beyond

#BuyBlack Friday Gift Guide

#BuyBlack Friday Gift Guide

8 black-owned brands and business to shop on Black Friday and through the season with sale codes and product recommendations

Gift Guide for the Hostess Who Has Everything

Gift Guide for the Hostess Who Has Everything

What to gift to your holiday hostess-with-the-mostest or that friend who has everything

6 Easy Bottle Gift Ideas for Your Host

6 Easy Bottle Gift Ideas for Your Host

Elevate your next host or hostess gift with affordable product recommendations and relevant recipe inspiration.

Frozen Peppermint Hot Cocoa Frappe

Frozen Peppermint Hot Cocoa Frappe

The frozen peppermint hot cocoa frappe is made with five ingredients and ready in three minutes for perfect homemade indulgence without a fancy coffee shop.

PB&J Thumbprint Cookies

PB&J Thumbprint Cookies

Cookies get so much love around Christmastime and I’m all for it so I couldn’t stop at sharing just one cookie recipe this season. These were inspired by childhood memories in the kitchen with my mom, making more cookies than Santa could ever eat. I wanted […]

Eveyrday Entertaining Tips + Christmas Playlist

Eveyrday Entertaining Tips + Christmas Playlist

Pick a Theme This gives both you and your guests a point of focus for everything from food to decorations to attire. A simple theme makes it easier to make decisions and prioritize expenses, menu items, and timing of your gathering. Is this a costume […]

Red Wine Hot Chocolate

Red Wine Hot Chocolate

Red wine hot chocolate is the perfect adult beverage for the Fall and Winter. This decadent recipe is made with a fruity red and dark chocolate.

Festive Fruit Centerpiece

Festive Fruit Centerpiece

Edible Arrangements has nothing on this girl here, y’all. I have been making and gifting fruit bouquets and centerpieces for a few years now and it is such a special way to dress up an event or make someone feel appreciated. People always love them! […]

Bourbon Glazed Gingerbread

Bourbon Glazed Gingerbread

This year, I wanted to do a slightly different take on a Christmas classic–something grown folks might appreciate a bit more than a typical house or cookie! These little loaves are baked up in disposable cardboard pans, which make them perfect for gifting. Just add some ribbon […]

Budget Holiday Table Styling

Budget Holiday Table Styling

My mom has taught me a lot of things about making a home festive and welcoming for the holidays. One of the most important lessons is that it can be done on a budget! Y’all have probably already heard me mention my frugal ways in previous […]

My Candy Cane Cookies

My Candy Cane Cookies

These cookies are a Christmas family favorite, highly addictive, and easy to make.

Dinner Party-Perfect Makeup

Dinner Party-Perfect Makeup

What girl doesn’t enjoy playing in makeup on some level? I definitely do! And, thanks to YouTube gurus, I’ve gotten pretty good at beating my own face over the years. One thing I know to be challenging for a lot of us is sustaining a look for the duration of […]

Everyday Cookbook Gift Guide

Everyday Cookbook Gift Guide

My last gift guide featured a few cookbooks but I was inspired by My Forking Life to a dedicated everyday cookbook gift guide to serve through the holidays and beyond. She has a great guide up this season for beginners, so be sure to check it […]

Gift Guide for Foodies

Gift Guide for Foodies

The Christmas season is my favorite time of year because I’m a Christian and love celebrating my Savior. It also doesn’t hurt that I get to wear my hostess hat almost 24/7 during the holiday season. Between gift wrapping, gift giving, cooking, decorating, getting dressed […]

Holiday Help with La Madeleine

Holiday Help with La Madeleine

Y’all know that I am all about home cooking and DIY solutions, but sometimes you might want to give yourself or someone else a break. I recently discovered that La Madeleine has lots of great options for the holiday season and thought it would be helpful information to share. […]

Homemade Hot Cocoa Mix

Homemade Hot Cocoa Mix

How to make your own homemade hot cocoa mix to have instant hot chocolate any time with just four ingredients and no unnecessary stuff–also great for gifting! I’ve mentioned here before that although I am not a coffee drinker, I still love a good, warm […]