The Month for Mistletoe

Trekking out to the “mistletoe trees” at our ranch has quickly become a December tradition in my family. Longtime blog followers may remember last year’s wild mistletoe post. The retrieval isn’t always easy, especially for someone as short as me, but the reward is a festive yet all too easily forgotten holiday touch. Far beyond the vineyards…

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2017 Holiday Gift Guide

While you may have crossed a few people off your list with the Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales last month, December always seems to be when the bulk of the shopping gets done. Take the guesswork out of those last-minute purchases with this something-for-everyone gift guide! For more ideas, check out last year’s guide…

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My Apartment Holiday Decor

I absolutely adore the holidays! Growing up on my family’s ranch in rural northern California, I have witnessed a magical white Christmas, picked endless amounts of mistletoe from high up in oak trees (like in this post), and observed white deer in the vineyards that I was convinced belonged to Santa Claus. Admittedly, living in Los Angeles does not…

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If you’re like me, it’s always a mad dash to check everyone off my list for holiday gifts. Sure, I’ve picked up things here and there in the months leading up to December, but it seems there are always those people that are tough to shop for. Whether it’s your mom or dad, boss or best friend, or that…

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Meet Me Under The Wild Mistletoe

Flannel, Forever 21 (similar here and here); Vest, Patagonia (here); Jeans, Paige; Boots, Tretorn (here); Sunglasses, Nordstrom BP. Mistletoe can seem like a holiday afterthought for many, but for me it’s a rustic touch I love having in my home. Each year after Thanksgiving, I gather wild mistletoe and berries from my family’s ranch to use as holiday…

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