Archive for November, 2012

Salted Caramel Hot Cocoa DIY

Posted by    |    November 30th, 2012 at 10:00 pm

2 1/2 cups granulated sugar 3 tablespoons pure vanilla extract 1 1/2 cups gourmet cocoa powder 1 to 3 tablespoons sea salt 1 cup of dry milk powder 3/4 cup packed light brown sugar 10 ounces chocolate chips (white or milk chocolate)  or caramel chips Line a rimmed baking sheet with wax paper; set aside. […]

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Wish List

Posted by    |    November 30th, 2012 at 12:00 pm

It’s funny how your Christmas list can change so much from year to year. I remember when all I wanted for Christmas was Easy Bake Oven. Something like a winter coat goes from being a necessary evil to the top of your wish list. But it doesn’t have to be all about you, sometimes making […]

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The Victoria’s Secret Angels Sing Christmas Carols

Posted by    |    November 29th, 2012 at 7:40 pm

You think you can’t remember the words to “Jingle Bells”?  The Victoria’s Secret Angels can’t either.  Though they look like a much sexier version of the angel atop your Christmas tree, they are just as clueless about the actual words to carols as you are.  Trust me. But, before you start feeling high and mighty […]

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Giftly: Perfect for the Gifting Challenged

Posted by    |    November 29th, 2012 at 5:20 pm

I’d like to consider myself a great gift-giver, I really would, but I’d be lying. Just yesterday I went and bought something for myself and the woman ringing me up asked if this was a gift. “Nope. This is for me. But Christmas shopping doesn’t usually start until December 1st right?” She kind of thought […]

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Guilt-Free Mac & Cheese

Posted by    |    November 29th, 2012 at 11:40 am

I love Christmas parties. I get giddy every time a Facebook invite or Paperless Post comes my way. However, I cannot say the same for my waistline, and as much as I enjoy a great peppermint or holiday-themed baked good, I tend to crave salty foods before sweet. So in an effort to avoid tipping […]

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How to Wear Tall Socks with Boots

Posted by    |    November 28th, 2012 at 4:40 pm

I’ve been a fan of the tall socks and boots trend since I first laid eyes on the combo, but I never thought I was trendy enough to try them. So I did whatever I do when I’m in doubt: I Googled it. Google magic, my friends, saved the day once more. I stumbled upon […]

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A wreath of your own: fun DIY wreath ideas

Posted by    |    November 28th, 2012 at 3:00 pm

midst the annual holiday insanity, one of the best ways to take a break from all the shopping, baking and wrapping is to go out by foot or by car and check out everyone’s holiday decorations. It’s so much fun getting to see the different ways that people express their holiday spirit through their decorations. […]

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Is Jessica Simpson Pregnant Again?

Posted by    |    November 28th, 2012 at 2:40 pm

he answer is yes according to Us Weekly. Just seven months welcoming their daughter Maxwell, Simpson and fiance Eric Johnson are reportedly expecting a surprise baby-to-be. Although I bet Weight Watchers is none too pleased to hear the news, I can’t help but be happy for Jessica. She really does seem like she was born to […]

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What to Wear to Your Holiday Party

Posted by    |    November 28th, 2012 at 7:00 am

he holiday party invites and evites are right around the corner, so it’s never a bad idea to get a jump on the season and have your fashion arsenal ready.  Here are a few stylish ideas on what to have on hand for each event you’re going to eat, drink, and be merry at… 1. […]

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Tootsies to Host Fashionably Forward Mother Daughter Fashion Show benefiting Children at Risk

Posted by    |    November 27th, 2012 at 9:40 pm

t is the season of giving back, so TOOTSIES will host the “Fashionably Forward” Mother Daughter Fashion show benefiting CHILDREN AT RISK on Tuesday, December 18, 2012 from 6pm-9pm.  Guests will enjoy holiday nibbles, specialty cocktails, holiday instant photos provided by Snapped Together Photo Booth,  Mother/Daughter Duo Fashion Show featuring designs by Alice + Olivia […]

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