New Year’s Eve Bubbly and Bites Recipes


The holidays have come and nearly gone in a flash of family, laughter and celebration. Boy, did we have a spectacular Christmas with our families: we learned how to make Norwegian lefse, played games, watched cozy holiday movies, laughed, spent hours with our families in the kitchen, and just gave thanks for having such wonderful love […]

Katie’s Cocktails: Hot Spiced Cider

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After all of the decorating, gift wrapping, and baking I’m finally allowing myself to to sit back, crank up the Christmas music and truly celebrate the magic of the season. Today I’m sharing a traditional holiday cocktail that is sure to warm you up while you spend the evening next to a toasty fire celebrating the […]

Two Festive New Year’s Eve Looks

As we button up our office for the holiday season {complete with an Irish Whiskey toast with Aleah’s parents as we crafted snowflakes for Sandy Hook Elementary – you can easily join in}, we bid you adieu with a charming and totally stylish post from Style Your Life. Cheers, friends!   No matter what your plans […]

{Holiday} Happy Hour: Chocolate Raspberry Truffle Cosmo


Hello, It’s Ashley from Lemon and Lavender sharing another yummy cocktail. It’s Christmas in Dakar and we are loving all the decorations we see up around town. I wasn’t sure how it would feel being in West Africa but the Senegalese are welcoming Christmas with open arms. This cosmo recipe is easy and quite delightful. […]

Four Scrumptious Christmas Cookie Recipes


The time has arrived. For years and years as long as Aleah can remember, her grandma has whipped up the most positively delicious, perfectly festive holiday cookies: Parisian Wafers. In fact, Aleah’s been spoiled with magical little gems of Christmas confections made by her parents and grandma with ease since childhood – something we all […]

Make Them: Heirloom Tea Towels with Recipes

how to print recipes on tea towels

When we use the word heirloom it truly means the world. Heirloom recipes that have been in our families for years, no, decades upon decades, bring back memories of happy holidays, birthdays, and just every day dinners, spent enjoying and laughing with our loved ones. Our recipe box contains the best of both of our families: […]

Make It: Woodland Creature Canning Jars

how to make woodland creature-topped Mason jars with a dusting of snow

It’s Sunday. It’s nearly Christmas. We did manage to act as cheery elves last week {after seeing Elf, the Musical, no less!} to pass out some of our handmade gifts to our friendors in Seattle {it was the season for gifts in jars!} and we’re amped up for a most festive week as we countdown […]

Breathe in the Season

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Take a deep breath. Feel that? That’s the joy of the holiday season you’re breathing in. With just under two weeks until we spend Christmas knee-deep making lefse, laughing with family, sharing in joy and creating new memories, we’re wondering where the season has gone. We’ve enjoyed every single drop and have made everything from […]