1. Holiday Gift Guide for the Beauty Junkie

    Holiday Hostess - Gift Guide - Beauty Junkie

    1. Malin + Goetz Candle Set $54.00 {here} // 2. Kevyn Aucoin Holiday Lookbook Palette $45.00 {here} // 3. Urban Decay Naked Eyeshadow Palette $52.00 {here} // 4. Dianna Vreeland Parfum $185.00 {here} // 5. Hourglass Blush Palette $47.00 {here} // 6. Anastasia Beverly Hills Contour Kit $40.00 {here} // 7. Essie Holiday Mini Kit $14.99 {here} // 8. By Terry Baume de Rose Kit $89.00 {here} // 9. Charlotte Tillbury Kit $137.50 {here} // 10. Cire Trudon Candle $105.00 {here}

    Find all of my Holiday Gift Guides here.
  2. 22 Month Toddler: Chilly Days

    Reese in Old Navy November style

    This Holiday season we are doing quite a bit of traveling starting with a week in Nashville to celebrate Thanksgiving. Because we only visit every few months, my mother-in-law always schedules a jam-packed week of visiting with every friend or relative in the city so she can show off the little ones. Knowing this is the agenda, I always want to make sure the babes look dolled up each day of the trip. In preparation, I picked up a couple of adorable Fall baby essentials to pack, like this Old Navy Tunic Sweater and Sherling Vest {other cute baby vest options since this…

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  3. Host a Winter Wine and Cheese Pairing

    Winter Wine Cheese Pairing Uproot Wine

    There’s nothing better than cozying in on your couch on a cold winter night with friends, great wine and a complimentary selection of cheeses. So what’s a great cold weather wine and delicious cheese to match back? I had to ask my friends over at Uproot for their recommendation. {Flashback: remember when the founders gave me tons of great wine tips on FH… this interview is actually a good read before the Holidays.} The Uproot team said to serve up their ‘Cabernet Sauvignon’ because it’s like the comfort food of wine. Rich and complex flavors make it the perfect wine to drink fireside,…

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  4. Winter Chic

    Come wintertime I am always torn about how to dress for evening plans. In the warmer months my go-to is a sleeveless or strappy tank, maybe layered with a leather jacket, but with the recent freezing cold temperatures, if I go sleeveless I am seriously frozen. As a result I have been on the hunt for tops that are flattering but warm. So I found the perfect marriage of these requirements when I came across this cowl neck chunky knitsweater from Chicos. The neckline is incredibly flattering versus a regular turtleneck and being knit, makes it so cozy. To offset the…

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  5. DIY Hostess Gift

    DIY CHRISTMAS GIFT by Fashionable Hostess

    I was brainstorming the perfect hostess gift to bring with me for Thanksgiving and the checklist in my head was never-ending… something that could travel without getting damaged, something that wasn’t liquid, something that wasn’t perishable, something that didn’t take up too much space in my suitcase… quite a list of prerequisites! I actually saw the idea to make a “cookie mix in a jar” a while back on my Pinterest but it wasn’t until I was browsing the grocery last weekend and saw an aisle full of festive sprinkles, that it occurred to me that this would be the perfect DIY…

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