’tis the season.

a sweet simple tree alternative, via weekday carnival. ’tis the season — for jolly spirits and a bit of mild madness. especially when you decide to remodel your home during the holidays. that’s me — i’m kooky like that. i honestly had no clue how much prep i’d have to do to get the house ready to tear apart. so i may be letting you down... 
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cheers!

100 layer cake. ’tis the season for toasting! first, we’ll be saying cheers to the holidays and the next thing you know — it’s ringing in a happy new year! i like to imbib with vintage cocktail ware — it just makes celebrating that much more festive. i checked out chairish to see what i might ‘clink!’ with, and they’ve got an... 
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guide to gifts for girls.

it’s here, and it feels much sooner than i had expected, but the holiday gift-giving season is upon us.  i like to theme my gifts around what my favorite people love best, and in this case i’m thinking of my nieces (don’t look, you guys!) — young girls in their early twenties. they’re smart, they’re hard working and they’re very... 
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holiday travel arsenal.

Stress is a fact of life. Especially these days — the holidays are upon us which means a whole lot of hustle and bustle, and the arch enemy of our holiday season — travel! You can’t escape the terrible anxiety that sets in as you travel via planes, trains and automobiles to spend the holidays with friends and family. Escaping all of these life moments by staying... 
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elsie green: a holiday giveaway.

if you adore vintage decor and one-of-a-kind beautiful things for your home that happen to be sustainable, a visit to the bay area’s elsie green is a must.  this charming, family-run business offers the most unique collection of vintage finds from france and morocco that i fear it may make your head spin — in the good way, of course. elsie green imports the prettiest... 
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