thaw your turkey.

if you haven’t yet, it’s time to  thaw your turkey. thanksgiving week is officially upon us. if you missed out on the festivities of #LLinaBCvsTurkey, let me recap. and for those of us who don’t think about prepping for the holidays until the week of, here are some suggestions.

thanksgiving wine pairings c/o

wine pairings for thanksgiving that will satisfy all guests.

festive place cards c/o

festive + simple place cards.

thanksgiving tree c/o

and what to do with the place cards once every one finds their seats.

apple cider moscow mules c/o

and if you need vodka, apple cider moscow mules.

get to the grocery store before wednesday. to save your sanity.

happy monday.

’tis the season.

happy december.

you can officially watch christmas movies, crank up jingle bells, and decorate your house without the risk of being “too early” or “skipping over thanksgiving”.

I held off. reluctantly.

so I’m going to share a couple snapshots from my thanksgiving. and then talk about christmas!

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hot apple cider. possibly accompanied by a tiny bit of whiskey.

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grandpa is the designated turkey carver.

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once a year, just for thanksgiving my mom gets out the set of ‘classic car water glasses’. they were left to my dad when my grandfather passed away. it’s a little piece of him we love having at our dinner.

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post-dinner football watching. with my parent’s sweet, pony-tailed pup.

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then we had a couple visitors in the backyard.


only 23 short days until christmas is upon us. ahhhh.

sunday begun the 25 days of christmas challenge. [J] + I were tasked with “transforming our home with xmas decorations”.

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tonight we’re decorating the tree.

join along #LLinaBCHolidayChallenge.

happy monday.