Much like a marriage isn’t about the wedding and dating is more than the individual dates, the greatness of a relationship and the quality of the gifts given are not one in the same. That being said, my now-husband skipped our first Valentine’s Day and it broke my little nineteen-year-old heart. We had a long-distance relationship for a few years while Lance … Keep reading…

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What do you do on holidays? Sure, there’s food… And more food, and more food, and maybe even a festive drink. Sometimes there are movies to watch, or family games to play. Maybe a nap. And as of the last few years, in my family holidays come with a DIY. Nothing too complicated, of course! Just a simple craft project between meals. … Keep reading…

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It’s nearly Christmas! Anyone else get weirdly festive and crafty right before the big day? Maybe it’s because work starts slowing down and winter officially starts… Or perhaps it’s because the eggnog has finally seeped into your soul. Who knows. I’ve rounded up 13 crafts and cocktails you can easily make at home in these four festive days before Christmas. The Very … Keep reading…

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Holiday Giveaway Week continues! Macy’s has been linked to the holidays for my entire life—and likely yours, too. My Christmas season kicks off with the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade and I always end up at the department store to finish my holiday shopping. I’ve had a blast teaming up with Macy’s South County this year to showcase the addition of Macy’s Backstage … Keep reading…

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