Tag: Christmas

Giving Back This Year with Friends for Life Guild

Christmas presents, Christmas tree, ornaments, childhood cancer

Today I want to talk about a cause (and Christmas present idea!) that is very close to my heart. Every year, an organization called the Friends for Life Guild sells beautiful glass-blown ornaments and candle votives to help raise money for pediatric cancer research. These ornaments and votives make a wonderful Christmas present, especially for mothers, and they do more than just look pretty—they help fight childhood cancer. To read more about the Friends for Life Guild and where to buy these stunning glass pieces, keep scrolling! Continue reading “Giving Back This Year with Friends for Life Guild”

A Fashionable Christmas Transformation

Christmas outfit green midi skirt

Happy Christmas Eve to all of you who are celebrating! I can’t believe tomorrow is already the big day, but I wanted to share one final festive red and green outfit for any last-minute Christmas soiree you may be attending (but no worries if you need some excuses to dress up). While this outfit sings of elegance and old-fashioned style, the poofy tulle lining of the skirt holds a dirty little secret…It’s actually an old Christmas dress! Continue reading “A Fashionable Christmas Transformation”

Barbie Girl in a Barbie Ornament World

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I am not ashamed to say you’re looking at a former Barbie girl—whether it be in car rides, the bath tub, or even a trip to Ireland, I almost always had a gorgeous plastic lady in hand. More than the dolls themselves, I loved the fashion outlet they provided. I often created my own dresses by wrapping bandannas and strips of fabric into fabulous ballgowns, topping off the outfit with minuscule heels and the perfect hairdo. Of course, no formal attire was complete without an extravagant backstory as to where Barbie would be wearing her mini-couture gowns. I was a fashion designer, and my dolls were my runway models. Continue reading “Barbie Girl in a Barbie Ornament World”