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Christmas 2014

Christmas 2014

Christmas was fantastic this year. It was our second year with our little family traditions and everything was so special.  We spent Christmas eve with Kyle’s family, and they were kind enough to let us host! It was great to have them up for Christmas […]

Christmas Hot Cocoa Cupcakes

Christmas Hot Cocoa Cupcakes

I have officially been blogging (with varying levels of consistency) for a year! I started in December 2013 with So, I have decided to start a blog. Can’t believe it’s been a year. I’ve loved building this blog and filling it with my own silly stories and […]

Merry Christmas – Christmas Card!

Merry Christmas – Christmas Card!

Design by Minted Wishing you a wonderful holiday and a happy new year!xoAlisonAnd just because, our card from last year. Design by Minted

Our First Christmas

Our First Christmas

Hi everyone! This is Kyle and my first Christmas as a married couple and we could not be more excited. We get super into Christmas, and would decorate right after Halloween if it was more socially acceptable. This year, we’re making a point to start […]

DIY Christmas Garland

DIY Christmas Garland

Last year I made a beautiful garland to go on our makeshift mantle (we don’t have a fireplace so I painted a shelf from a craft store to hang our stockings) and I absolutely loved it. Our Christmas Garland from 2012 Christmas mantle 2012   […]

Holiday Sangria

Holiday Sangria

During the holidays I always tend towards large format cocktails that can please a crowd. If it’s super easy and can be made in less than 10 minutes? Even better! This Holiday Sangria is the perfect addition to any holiday party. Sangria is typically wine, […]

Winter: The good, the bad and the ugly

Winter: The good, the bad and the ugly

I have a love/hate relationship with Winter. On one hand I love snow and really enjoy winter sports. On the other hand I get the gd winter blues!  Winter: The good This past weekend we went on a ski weekend with a group of friends […]

Lately

Lately

Nothing terribly exciting to share this week. Work is very busy right now and we’re still trying to find a house, so most of my time and energy is spent on those two things. Little time for crafting or fun! So I thought I’d just […]

Hi, my name is Alison and I’m a procrastinator.

Hi, my name is Alison and I’m a procrastinator.

Procrastination. Such an aggravation. I’ve added a new goal for 2014: stop procrastinating! Ugh, I am the worst at this. At school, I would always wait until the last minute to do a project or paper and the quality would suffer because of it. Cramming […]

New Years Eve 2014

New Years Eve 2014

For the last three years that we have been in our apartment, we’ve had a few friends over for New Years. Our apartment is perfect for New Years thanks to our roof deck which provides a 360-degree view of all of the fireworks in the […]