By fashion editor Ashley
In place of this weeks Fab Finds under $40 I’ve decided to help you out with your last minute stocking stuffer shopping! All of these stocking stuffers are from Amazon which means you could even wait till Monday to order them (please don’t wait!). Good luck with all your last minute shopping!
In the last of our Best of Say Yes Holiday series I’m sharing a few favorite holiday food from the archives. Oh man, it’s making me so hungry just putting this post together. What are you busy in the kitchen with this holiday? Henry and I made a ridiculous amount of sugar cookie dough tonight sitting in the fridge waiting for baking and decorating on Friday, and I sit with a little mug of wassail on the couch almost every night. In case you missed the others: Best of Say Yes handmade gifts and Best of Say Yes holiday crafts and decor. Here are some favorite holiday food from the archives…
By fashion editor Ashley
The giving clock is sure ticking with only ONE MORE WEEK TILL CHRISTMAS! Still not sure what to get that older sister of yours? Here is a round up of 15 gifts under $50 that should fit the bill! And just in case you missed it, here are the rest of the gift guides for this year!
Last week I went through the Say Yes archives and shared some favorite DIY holiday decor ideas and today I’m sharing handmade gifts! Last year Henry and I worked on these DIY dyed wooden blocks (non toxic) for Edie above, and I’m still thinking of something to do with him this year. Are you working on any handmade projects? Here are a few favorites from the archives that make great holiday gifts…
By fashion editor Ashley
Growing up red was my absolute favorite color! I had a fantastic red pea coat that I loved. But that was years ago and now I don’t think I’ve owned anything red in years! This image has me wanting to call my mom to see if my coat is still laying around in a closet somewhere. Are you a fan of red? Would you wear a red coat?
Last year I remember briefly looking around for a simple Baby’s First Christmas Ornament and not having a lot of success. This year I thought it would be fun to create one ourselves! Both Sarah who works with me here and myself have baby nieces that were born this past year so we made a couple for them. Making your own means you get ot use their names too instead of just a generic phrase. They were so simple, here’s how to do it…
Hey guys! I’ve got a great giveaway for you today for a lucky little one in your life. Land of Nod is giving away this gorgeous play kitchen worth $250. Would that be amazing with a big bow under the tree this year?? Such a classic toy.
Land of Nod is one of my very favorite places to get both tree trimmings (we have these rainbow ornaments and love them)and gifts, most of Edie’s gifts under the tree are from there this year. Here’s something great too: They’re offering 20% different categories of toys each day and today all the kitchen and play food is 20% off. Tomorrow it’ll be all rockers and ride-ons are 20%. Here are a few Land of Nod favorites I’m eyeing this year:
Be sure to enter the giveaway below, you have until Friday 12am PST. Good luck!
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By guest contributors Molly and Joanna of Irrelephant.
Hello guys! This is Molly and Joanna of Irrelephant blog, bringing you the second installment of the holiday series. This little style is for those who need to transition from a good work hairstyle to a cute flirty party look, quickly. Because sometimes ain’t nobody have time for that fancy up do. Just add some red lipstick, your holiday dress and those pumps you’ve been dying to wear!
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By food contributor Brittany
My husband’s Christmas Eve. tradition consists of an elaborate array of appetizers and finger foods, all night we play games, read stories and eat the night away. I’m always looking for a new spread or dip to add to the table and this pomegranate salsa will bring a bright punch to Christmas Eve.
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We are headed to Tahoe this evening for the weekend and crossing our fingers that all this rain here the last couple of days means lots of snow up there. Hoping to take Edie on her first sledding ride, do a little skiing, and drink hot cocoa by the fire. Next week though it’s time to get serious about Christmas shopping because I’ve barely begun. How’s your holiday to-do list looking? Here are some links to explore, have a great one!
Lovely hand painted ornaments
Amaaazing kitchen renovation
What do you listen to during holiday baking? Here’s a list of the best foodie podcasts
Top 10 holiday cookie recipes (always wanted to try the first one!)
Such a pretty woodblock calendar
Best holiday pin boards
This salad’s on my list!
Love this pom pom beanie
Love this DIY twig star (Hanukkah or Christmas!)
Perfect hat for the holidays
Creative snow day activities
Gingerbread house decorating with gum!
8 must-have Hanukkah decorations
Great list of creative books to give the bookworm
Yuuum snowball floats!
Have you entered the 24 Merry Days giveaways this week?
Lots of great sales going on if you’re still shopping:
Madewell is 30% off with code: GOFORIT
J. Crew is 30% off with code: GIVETHIS
Anthropologie is 25% off sweaters
J. Crew Factory is 50% off
Forever21 is Buy One Get One Free with code: F21BOGO
Old Navy is 25% off with code: SAVENOW
Gap is 30% off with code: SHOP
Macys is 20% off with code: EXTRA
West Elm is 20% off with code: JINGLE20
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Hi there! I'm Liz Stanley. Born and raised a New Yorker I now live in the fairytale city of San Francisco with my husband, son, and baby girl. This lifestyle site is a collection of pretty, creative, and budget-friendly ideas to Say Yes to a more crafty, stylish, and family-focused life. MORE >>>