Hostess Gifts

DIY Gifts || Embroidered Burlap Bags

If you know me at all, then you know that my DIY attempts are amateur at best and the craftiest tool in my arsenal is usually a bottle of spray paint.  That being said, these DIY gift bags are soooooo easy and feel so personal!  Last week Parker and I took my mom out to dinner to celebrate her 35th wedding anniversary (my dad is working out of the country until the spring) and we started chatting over dinner and wine about the people on our holiday list and what gifts they might like.  The gift buying list can get so long, can’t it? …

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Give Thanks // Best Hostess Gifts

Yesterday, I spent the better part of the morning shooting a Thanksgiving celebration that our team dreamed up together and it was exactly that… a dream!  Since most of us won’t be hosting Thanksgiving this year, it’s important to treat those who are to a little something special to show our appreciation.  These hostess gifts are just the things dreams are made of… and might be enough to get me to host the holiday next year!   ONE / TWO / THREE / FOUR / FIVE / SIX / SEVEN / EIGHT / NINE / TEN / ELEVEN / TWELVE / …

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5 Under $25

I have to admit, I’m a little sad to see the first week of December already in our rear view– I just love this time of year! Aaron surprised me last weekend while I was away in Puerto Rico by putting lights up on the outside of our house, which we have never done before.  I was walking to the front door with my suitcases and he flipped the switch to light up our house!  It was a much needed pick-me-up after 5 days of shooting and 12 hours of traveling!  Speaking of work, I did a really fun project this week with JC Penney that …

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