Five Friday Faves {This Week’s Edition}

1. Interested in throwing a fun and easy Christmas get together?? We recently sat down with Kristine Bocchino from The Tasting Room at the Four Seasons Westlake Village on how to host the perfect wine pairing event and you can read all about it here.  We guarantee your friends will be wanting your party to… Continue reading

Nailing That Holiday Party Look {Tater & Tot Style}

We love holiday parties {I mean, who doesn’t!?}, but the endless trying-on-of-clothes-to-pick-out-the-perfect-outfit is something we most definitely do not love.  That’s where Tater & Tot Style, a Seattle-based fashion blog {and lovely friends of ours} comes in.  Nicole and Jenna are sharing some of their holiday attire inspiration with us 805-ers! We know you will enjoy these… Continue reading

Five Friday Faves {This Week’s Edition}

1. We really really like Christmas and therefore we’ve already got our Christmas trees up, lit and decorated.  But if you’re still searching for the perfect Christmas tree, check out our post on Local Christmas Tree Lots. 2. There are a ton of holiday events happening all over the 805 this weekend and here are just… Continue reading

My Favorite Festive Holiday Cocktails {DIY}

I love many things about my mom and my mother-in-law, but I especially appreciate that they both know how to whip up a mean adult beverage.  In the spirit of thankfulness, you can thank me later for these delicious Thanksgiving cocktails that should definitely make an appearance at your holiday gathering!   The Thankini [credit:… Continue reading

Fakesgiving 2015: Recap {Part 4}

Things I learned this Fakesgiving: I can fit 80 people (and 10 children under the age of 4!) in my backyard, Three turkeys are juuuuust barely enough to feed a small army, Egg nog + Kahlua is a very tasty and satisfying treat to wind down at the end of a successful party, and Fakesgiving has become bigger… Continue reading

Five Friday Faves {This Week’s Edition}

First off, how cute is my baby girl?!? {shameless mom over here!} Secondly, it’s the weekend! Which means it’s time for this week’s edition of our Five Friday Faves.  It’s all about getting into the holiday spirit (including how to sneak in some R&R and give back amidst the chaos). Enjoy and happy fri-yay! :::::… Continue reading

Mulling Spice Bags {DIY Holiday Gift}

I’ll be the first to admit, I’m a total sucker for a warm beverage during a crisp fall day. …especially with a little splash of an adult libation, ifyaknowwhatimsayin. [only on weekends, of course..! 😉 ] Two of my favorites are Mulled Wine and Spiked Cider.  And both involve a little something called a mulling spice bag.  The… Continue reading