Hosting a New Year’s Eve bash this year? There are two stars at any NYE party – the drinks & the New York City Times Square ball. This quick craft celebrates both! A swizzle stick is a simple way to dress up your drinks and impress your guests. After a season of holiday parties and … More New Year’s Eve Swizzle Sticks
I wanted to hop on quickly and wish everyone a Happy Holiday & Merry Christmas! I hope you get to spend Christmas Eve surrounded by family and loved ones. Wishing you lots of cheer on this magical night!
I think there’s nothing more indulgent and lovely than a little macaron. In the past I’ve had a difficult time finding a truly great macaron in Boston, but those days are over thanks to Claudia Crowell of C. Crowell Fine Confections! I was so excited to discover Claudia’s pastries at Cocoanuts earlier this week in the North End. … More Holiday Macarons by C. Crowell Fine Confections
I was over the moon excited when my friend and college roommate, Devon, reached out to me with incredibly kind words and feedback about Pop & Circumstance. I was even more thrilled to learn that she was inspired by my very first post about appreciating the small things, and had a particular project in mind. She’s … More Mini Pine Cone Cakes
I wanted to share this sweet collection of Christmas cards that we found in my grandmother’s home. We think they’re from my great grandmother and I love that she saved the small cards as mementos of each holiday. She had quite the collection and each is in perfect condition. I guess I know where my … More Christmas Past
Everyone in my immediate family is crafty in their own way and we’re always working on small projects here and there. Oftentimes one of us will get struck with a vision that we can’t let go of. This holiday season my mother was looking to create a very particular centerpiece. She was imaging a simple … More Christmas Table Centerpiece
This weekend a group of us was very lucky to attend the 2nd weekend of Christmas Prelude in Kennebunkport for the second year in a row. Saturday was drizzly and cloudy, but with an intense day of shopping scheduled and weren’t deterred in the least. The first stop of the day was at Antiques on … More Christmas Prelude in Kennebunkport
I’m signing off for the weekend and heading up to Kennebunkport, Maine for their Christmas Prelude celebration – one of the oldest Christmas festivals in the nation. I’ll be back on Monday with lots of beautiful photos. Just a few more weekends in December – make them count!
One of my favorite things about the holidays in the city is seeing how people choose to adorn their entryways. From Beacon Hill to the South End there are wreaths and window boxes that absolutely stop you in your tracks. While over the top decorations can be stunning, I have to say this very simple … More Wreath Peeping in Boston
Happy December! I woke up this morning to the start of one my favorite months to see snow falling outside the window! I’ll be spending the day addressing Christmas cards and decorating the apartment. It’s tradition in my family to get and decorate the tree the day after Thanksgiving when everyone is home. Here are … More December is here!