Holiday Inspiration


I've been meaning to get around to posting about my Anthropologie breaks. Let's just say I work right across the street from Anthropologie, and a couple time a month, when I need a sanity break, I sneak over to the beloved shop to peruse... usually flexing my monetary discipline. But today... there were some exceptions to the rule:

a. This adorable little bird ornament.

b. These even cuter ice skates.

c. The perfect star tree topper.
   (For 2 years, I've been searching for the perfect one!)

d.  Lastly, I first saw this gorgeous pie dish, but went back and forth battling in my head because I already have a nice one I rarely use... But then I saw the rolling pin!!! I've been having commitment issues to a rolling pin for awhile... do I want wood, marble, etc? But when I saw it, it was LOVE, and well, one just can't go without the other!

So, I've done a little wrapping early, even if the name tag does read...

To: Nicolette
Love, Santa

I've been receiving amazing baking cookbooks from loved ones for the past few years,
because I was on an 'I want to open a bakery' kick for awhile,
before realizing all the hours one must work...
But I'm very much looking forward to trying out some recipes to share with you this holiday season!

So the question is:
Should these stay wrapped until Christmas?
Or do I use them for the holiday baking?

I didn't purchase this little guy, but isn't he a gem?

Have you started any holiday planning yet?

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  1. How cute are these!!!! I am not doing NaNoWriMo this year..taking a break, I need some Me time! Kori xoxo

  2. Wow these are all so cool! I love how they are all different!

  3. I definitely think you have to use these little gems for your preparations this year!! I'm sure there will be plenty of things from Santa under the tree for you by the time Christmas comes around ;)
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  4. Love, love, love the pie plate and rolling pin !!

  5. The skates.. oh so kawaii,,, I begun planning as soon as the weather turned crisp.. and, you might even think I'm nuts, but I have my tree up already, I just need to add more one-off creations to it = )


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