Tag Archives Holidays

Budget Friendly Holiday Decor Items

Kicking off the holiday season means getting everything in order for the most wonderful time of year, especially at home! With gifts, entertaining, holiday parties, travel and everything that goes into the holidays I'm rounding up some seriously budget friendly holiday decor that goes great in every space. After moving from NYC, nothing makes me happier than having a home to properly decorate for the holidays! I love to get classic pieces that have a ...

7 Delicious Breakfast Recipes to Make this Winter

Breakfast pastries of any sort are and will always be my favorite breakfast to make – especially around the holidays. There’s something about the smell of fresh baked cinnamon rolls that brings about very fond memories from my childhood. You know that feeling when you smell something and it triggers a memory, I love that feeling! So here are a few of my go-to breakfast sweet treats to whip up this winter and for all ...

The ii Style Diaries: How not to freeze to death 

The fine art of not freezing your ass off while skipping tights and allowing bare skin to be exposed to the bitter cold temps outside is something that has taken me quite some time to nail down.  But after a number of failed attempts I’d say that I’ve finally nailed it. It’s all about investing well to ensure that your feet and head are warm.) The quintessential pieces from top to bottom:  The right socks are crucial.  I will ...

Impossibly Delicious Cocktail Holiday Edition: Merry Christmas Happy Holidaze

Sadly it has been a little while since my last cocktail recipe but not to worry, I’m back with a variety of concoctions to help you drink your way through the holiday season and the inevitably brutal winter that we’re bound to have since we’re currently enjoying 60 degree weather here in NYC … and it’s DECEMBER. The Merry Christmas Happy Holidaze is one of the quickest drinks to whip up when you're in a bind and ...

Holiday Party Season Dressing

Holiday party season is officially in full swing! I love this time of year! I'm a girl who grew up in dresses and barbie dolls, I'm usually overdressed (one of the style "rules" Grammy so kindly passed over to me!) and love a reason to dress up in an amazing dress. Speaking of which, how gorgeous is this Self-Portrait number? I've praised this designer before but I have to say this little one was just ...

The II Gift Guide: The Ultimate Beauty Gifts Curated by Stephanie Nelson

  Hello fabulous people! Stephanie Nelson here from Stephanie Nelson Makeup & Hair here to dish on my top beauty gifts for any gal on your list. I've rounded up the best of the best in terms of palettes, travel sets, gift boxes and so much more to help you pick just the right gift for that beauty maven on your list! NARS Limited Edition Palette This cheek palette has you covered from bronzer and highlighter to ...