Christmas

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Wrap it!

Los Angeles is having a real winter this year! Not compared with the plummeting temperatures and snow blanketing a lot of the country, but we're wearing coats and boots! Inspired by the cozy, wintery weather, I'm wrapping my Christmas gifts…

Lavender shortbread

My sisters are amazing cooks. Kylie created the most delicious Christmas spread I've ever tasted and Michelle (the youngest), kept us supplied with her homemade shortbread cookies throughout the holiday period. When we got back from Australia, we found ourselves…

buckeyes

With all of the pre-Christmas craziness, I seem to want to bake after Santa has visited more than in the lead up to the big day. Especially when the weather turns cold and cozy like it finally has in L.A.…

Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays! Cards have been sent, the house decorated with beloved old ornaments, fresh flowers, and new DIY ideas. The last of the presents have been wrapped and placed under the tree. It was a beautiful day,…

what I’m wearing

I tend to play it pretty safe with color and prints so this gorgeous, colorful leopard print scarf, I was given for my birthday this year, gives my cream sweater, jeans and boots just the pop of pattern and interest…

street style – fluffy winter coat (L.A. beach-side)

Is there anything cozier than a fluffy winter-white coat? I love the way it's been paired here with a silky short dress and kitten-heel suede boots. This is a pretty outfit for holiday lunch parties. It would work for night-time…

my 18 favorite christmas cookies, candies, & pies – links

(source: Williams-Sonoma) Christmas cookies are a brilliant tradition (not one we have in Australia because it's summer at this time of year). I love the pretty, intricate ones. I know I would never have the patience, the tools, or the…