This past weekend, I took my mom to Drumthwacket, the official mansion of the governor of the state of New Jersey. And while our governor doesn't actually reside in this stately, historic home that's a mix of Colonial Georgian and Greek Revival architecture and located in Princeton (yes, that Princeton), it's traditionally decked out for …
In the space of an afternoon, and with a little felt, some embroidery floss, some wooden buttons, and some fiber fill I repurposed from an old pillow, I have some new handmade ornaments for our tree to add to our growing collection of custom pieces I’ve made for our trees over the years.
Whether you need something for your favorite co-worker, your mail carrier, or your favorite cousin, you may find something they’re sure to love at Trader Joe’s, all at $12 or less.
Unlike many people--who may need to watch Elf every year to kick off the season or who love Love, Actually--I feel as though my favorite holiday movies are a bit less conventional.
I’m committed to reclaiming the holiday season this year, but cultivating a sense of calm through it all.
No matter your status on Santa's list, have a wonderful, restful Christmas with those you love and those whom you love most. Pour a little bourbon in the eggnog, sneak a few kisses under the mistletoe, and remember to savor every moment.
If your Christmas tree this year looks like it needs a little somethin', somethin' extra and you're low on cash, here's my advice: put a bow on it.
Here's a short list of some quick and easy DIY box designs: