Friday, December 3, 2010

My Favorite Time of Year

The holiday season is without a doubt my favorite time of year! Yes, I'm that annoying person that starts listening to Christmas music as soon as Halloween is over, and I'm not the least bit ashamed. I love the traditions that come with the holiday season. Here are a few of my favorites:
Spending Time with Family
(this picture was taken in Hawaii awhile ago, but it's still a cute shot of some of my favorite people)
Holiday Drinks from Starbucks (especially Gingerbread Lattes!)

Baking Cookies with my Family
(image via Sunflower Baking)

Enjoying Warm Holiday Drinks while Walking Down Christmas Tree Lane

(this is my brother-in-law Chase showing off how it's done)

Watching Holiday Movies

and a new tradition.... painting cute gifts!

I love this Peppermint Swirl project! Wouldn't it make the cutest hostess gift? Just add a few holiday cookies and you're good to go! I feel like I'm always struggling to find a festive, personalized gift for all the holiday parties I attend. And it looks so easy, even I could do it! Visit for all the project details and instructions. You can also learn how to make a cute cake stand to display goodies at your own holiday party! Happy Holiday painting!