Category Archives: Holidays

For Santa: Peppermint Chocolate Cookies

In the spirit of tradition, I just couldn’t go to bed without sharing what I left for Santa: Oreo Peppermint Chocolate Cookies. Hopefully he will leave a sleigh-full of sweets in return. Wishing you the merriest of Christmases. Goodnight!!

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My Holiday Wish List

1/ Brown Leather Hooded Jacket; 2/ Pom Hat; 3/ J. Crew Stripe Necklace Tee; 4/ Kate Spade for Keds Glitter Sneakers; 5/Gold Flatware Set; 6/ Gold Bowls; 7/ Gum Ball Machine. Here are a few other items I’ve got my … Continue reading

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Holiday Gift Guide: For Him

Less than 2 weeks left!! 1/ Oslo Shawl; 2/ Brogue Boots; 3 /Wool-Felt Fedora; 4/ Driving Gloves; 5/ Bond No. 9; 6/ Sweatshirt; 7/ Plaid Tie; 8/ Jacket; 9/ New Balance / More gift ideas here.

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Deck the Halls

Since it’s getting all Christmas-y up in here, I need to get on top of my holiday decorating! I put up a small, artificial tree on the kitchen bar before Thanksgiving. I think that’ll be it for a tree this … Continue reading

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Holiday Gift Guide: For Her

  1/Nixon The Wire Tortoise Earphones; 2/ Lavish Luxe Brush Set; 3/ Anette Flat; 4/ Zip Pouch; 5/ Leo Pullover; 6/Picture Frame; 7/ Fatigue Button Up; 8/ Drybar Blowout In-a-Box Hair Dryer; 9/ Vintage Nikes / More gift ideas here.

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Holiday Gift Guide: Stocking Stuffers

I am officially in the holiday spirit. Giving – gifts, thanks, cheer – is such an uplifting feeling, no? Here are a few items that your loved ones would love to find in their stockings. Who do you struggle to … Continue reading

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EVENT: Outfitted x Chevrolet

November 16, 2013 – West Coast fashion meets East Coast fashionista. Join me for the third installation of Outfitted – back by popular demand – where I will be the official social media correspondent! A step up from photographer, no? … Continue reading

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Heartthrob

Roses are red, violets are blue, this chocolate kiss is just for you. Happy Valentine’s Day! XOXO

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Choosing Love

I wish every day was dedicated to spreading love, not just a few. I fervently believe that love is a choice and a commitment. We choose to love or we choose not to love. Love is controllable; it does not … Continue reading

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Insta-Party: NYE 2013

I began this year differently than most – with a bang – in hopes that it will end on an equally high note. I have given myself through the weekend to develop and finalize my personal 2013 plan. And, I … Continue reading

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For Santa: Cookies + Riddle

The stockings are hung, the cookies are out. Christmas is in a few hours…goodnight!

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Happy Holidays from HOTP

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EVENT RECAP: OUTFITTED Holiday Pop-up Shop

December 8, 2012 – Ozio Lounge – The OUTFITTED: Holiday Pop-up Shop unites west coast fashion brands Penolope and Coco, Luv Aj, Plush, MINKPINK, and Virgo Downtown with east coast fashionistas for an afternoon of shopping, sipping, and mingling. Cocktails … Continue reading

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Dear Santa: I Was Nice this Year

  Here’s what’s on my own personal wishlist: PRACTICAL: Alarm clock; Classic white blouse; floor mats; Macbook Pro; AFFORDABLE: Anthropologie bedding; Iris lacquer box; J. Crew gift card; Zara gift card; Victoria’s Secret gift card; STOCKING STUFFER: Clean Warm Cotton … Continue reading

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2012 Holiday Gift Guide: For Him

PRACTICAL: New Era Chicago Bulls fitted hat; Garrett popcorn; Phone and Card holder; Gun coffee mug; AFFORDABLE: Alexander Wang playing cards; The Social Animal book; Three Wise Men stackable flask; Nerdz Gone Wild Tees; STOCKING STUFFER: Bose earbuds; Baxter of … Continue reading

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2012 Holiday Gift Guide: For Her

STOCKING STUFFER:  Leif Jewelry bracelets; Crane & Co. For J.Crew greeting cards; OPI nail lacquer; Pommery POP Pink mini bottles of champagne; Fred And Friends handlebar mustache bottle opener; AFFORDABLE: J.Crew slim fit shirt; J.Crew yellow gold heart ring; Michael Kors … Continue reading

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15 Recipes for A Merry Little Cookie Exchange

One of the best things about the holidays is that cookies, cakes, and candy – the majority of my guilty pleasures – aren’t so guilty. Lately, I have had the urge to cook and bake more, and I REALLY want … Continue reading

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EVENT: Outfitted: Holiday Pop-up Shop

Saturday, December 8, 2012 – West Coast fashion meets East Coast fashionista.    

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Party All the Time!

I love to entertain, and since I hadn’t played hostess in a while, my thirtieth birthday was the perfect occasion to go all out with planning. I had a vision in my head of a sophisticated carnival. Several of my … Continue reading

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