winners + our beauty favorites



“And WHY is the carpet all wet Todd??”
“I don’t KNOW MARGO!!!”

- National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation

- Laura G.


“Have you been eatin’ that mistletoe?”

-Duck Dynasty Christmas special 2012

- Martha


“Not a finger!”

-The Christmas Story.

- Julie B.


“Is this toothbrush approved by the American Dental Association?”

– Home Alone

- Sharon


Bob: “Well I got a letter from Benny Haynes! Do you remember the Mess Sergeant?”

Phil: “Freckle-face Haynes, the dog-faced boy?”

Bob: “He’s got sisters? – Claims he’s got ‘em.”

Phil: “How can a guy that ugly, have sisters?

Bob: “Very brave parenting!”

- White Christmas

- Grace


“Maybe Christmas perhaps doesn’t come from a store, maybe Christmas perhaps means a little bit more.”

- The Grinch

- Meredith


In case anyone was looking for some last minute Christmas stocking stuffers (apart from Clare’s beautiful work), a blog reader recently requested that we post our beauty favorites… so here we are…


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ALS fall 2012

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ALS beauty

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whiskers on kittens…


Paloma of La Dolce Vita invited me to be a part of her Ten Things I Can’t Live Without series!  I’m thrilled to be featured on her blog!  My list is rather random…

1. my family

2. Dankso clogs

3. my camera (Canon 450D Rebel xSi)

4. Eight O’Clock Coffee (currently drinking the 1/2 caf version)

5. Fresh  High Noon FaceglowHesperides Eau de Parfum

6. seagrass rugs bound in leather

7. Orange Glo 4-in-1 Wood Floor Cleaner (I have oak floors and this stuff works great)

8. Linnea Designs Calendars

9. LL Bean Tote Bags

10. Sharpie Pens

For more on why I love these things… check out La Dolce Vita!!!