Weekend Notes *Holiday Edition*

By Camille Styles

this fireplace mantle is so gorgeous - love the christmas garlandHey guys! I’m sure many of y’all are also in full holiday mode this weekend: trimming the tree, wrapping gifts, and jingle bell rockin’ at parties tonight. These weeks in December fly by so quickly that it feels like a challenge to squeeze in all the requisite holiday festivities before the season ends — but visiting Santa and making hot toddies is supposed to be fun, so let’s all take a deep breath and relax for a sec, okay? It’s all gonna be okay. To help make planning it all a little easier, I thought that instead of sharing our usual favorite links today, I’d post a roundup of all our best holiday resources to make the most of the season. Check ’em out below, and I’d love to hear in the comments how you’re savoring the season this weekend!

If you’re doing the last-minute gift scramble this weekend, don’t miss our best gift guides for some brilliant ideas:

If you’re making a few batches of Christmas cookies this weekend, here are THE 22 best recipes you may want to peruse.

If you’re decking out the house and need some inspiration, you may want to check out:

Planning a holiday dinner? Here are some mouthwatering menu ideas:

And if you only read one thing… here’s how to have a stress-free holiday this year!

Cheers! xoxo

*photo: wiff harmer for Jeannette Whitson in styleblueprint