Posts tagged holiday
Roundup: Holiday Cookie Hotlist

it's about that time to break out all that baking gear that you never use during the rest of the year. making holiday cookies is awesome, and i feel like it's one of those situations where the calories just don't count. maybe you're a seasoned holiday baking pro, or maybe you're like me and watch youtube tutorials, mess up your kitchen, get super frustrated and go down the street and buy store cookies and pretend you made them. either way, here are 10 holiday cookie recipes that we're super excited to attempt this season.

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May Your Waves Be Merry & Bright: Holiday Hair Ideas

clearly we're in full on holiday mode over here at WTD, and that means our calendar is quickly filling up with festive parties and sparkly soirées. i'm a huge fan of holiday party season because it's a great excuse to buy a new dress with sequins on it, wear a red lip, and rock a cool hairstyle that might feel too aggressive at a boring different time of year party. so we rounded up four of our fave ways to get creative with your waves this month.

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There's No Place Like Home Alone For Winter Wardrobe Inspiration

if you’ve been reading the blog awhile or follow us/me on any form of social media you know that we are entirely obsessed with all things Home Alone, holiday season or not. from the outfits, to the burglars’ excitement about stealing VCRs, to the #tbt labels on all the stuff at the grocery store the movie is basically scene after scene of amazing 90s nostalgia.

while i was watching Home Alone for the first of what will be many times this season over Tgiv last week, i realized that the outfits in the movie offer some serious winter wardrobe inspiration. i’m not sure about you, but between this year’s dad sneakers takeover and the onslaught of late 80’s and early 90’s normcore popping up everywhere, it’s safe to say the McCallisters had serious style.

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12 Days of Creative Gift Wrap Ideas

ok guys, it's officially crunch time. for those of us who consistently put everything off until the last minute, including holiday gifts, this week is that week where you realize it's time to get your shit together. i'm a huge fan of holiday gift shopping- it's been really fun to shop some of my favorite local boutiques and small businesses this year, and it's a blast picking out something you know someone you love will love. so, in the spirit of checking everyone off the list this week, we rounded up some of our favorite creative ways to wrap your those awesome gifts you spent so much time selecting this year. 

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25 Days of Holiday Mantel Makeovers

it's time for some SERIOUS fireplace porn up in here. one of the things i love about the holiday season is that it's an awesome excuse to completely overhaul the decor in your house. during the other seasons, if i'm in the mood to majorly change things up, i usually have to come up with an elaborate reason that feels legitimate so my husband doesn't get overwhelmed. but during the holidays? ANYTHING GOES. don't let this opportunity pass you by. clear that existing shit off your mantel and let's go to work. 

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DIY To Try: Festive Advent Calendars

OMGGGG it's already that time of year. and with December only a few days away, i thought i'd round up some of my favorite advent calendar DIYs from around the web. whether you celebrate the advent season religiously or you just think it's fun to count down the days in december with chocolates and other fun little shit in bags and/or boxes, these are fun and look really cute. advent calendars were my favorite thing EVER when i was a kid- i always got one that had chocolates shaped like different woodland animals, and i had a weird reputation for remembering exactly what animals corresponded to what day at the end of the month. i was suuuuuper popular obviously. 

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Photo Diary: New York City Holiday

ahhh here we are amidst that awkward stretch of time between the holidays and NYE. i kind of love this little lull at the very end of the year- absolutely nobody is doing anything or bugging you for anything work related (hopefully), and you don't quiiiiiite have to jump into that get-super-healthy-cause-it's-a-new-year thing just yet. since i'm kind of still in holiday mode over here, i wanted to share some pics from my recent trip through one of my fave cities in the whole world during what is, in my opinion, its most beautiful season. i played a show in New York City last week at Irving Plaza, and thankfully had a couple days to explore a few new places and some of my favorite familiar spots. here are some highlights: 

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