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Target Tuesday: Christmas 2015

Tuesday, November 24th, 2015

It’s the most wonderful time of year…when I get to round up Target’s Christmas that is!

boxwood clippings | target tuesday | christmas 2015

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Anything catch your fancy?
Oh how I love it all! I could literally drop thousands at this wonderful place!

Ice-Cream Topped Hot Chocolate

Friday, November 20th, 2015

On freezing snowy days in college we’d meet our friends post classes for a favorite treat/chill session before hitting the books again.

boxwood clippings | hot chocolate with ice cream

Choose your favorite hot chocolate. Prepare as you normally would and top with your favorite ice-cream (big scoop please).

Oh those days of yonder when we didn’t give a hoot about calories.
The holidays are all about having a good time and treating yo’self, and we are big believers in this in the food department (no surprise there)!

We dare you…invite your girlfriends over one night soon for for this delicious combo and a good old fashioned catch up.

We promise, good times are to be had! xxx

Cookies in a Box Thanksgiving Gift

Wednesday, November 11th, 2015

December is always so insanely busy!
With shopping, parties, and everything else we’re trying to get ahead and are giving our neighbors’ gifts the week of Thanksgiving in lieu of Christmas this year.

boxwood clippings | cookies in a box
Cookies wrapped in parchment, boxed and tied in string, accompanied with a gratitude note will do the job nicely.

We think this would work great for c0-workers and friends too.
A nice little gesture of thanks and getting ahead on Christmas….holler!

PS. Boxes are from HERE!

Gift Guide: Toddler Girl

Wednesday, October 28th, 2015

The girls are at such a fun age at the moment, and a lot of their play is mimicking what we get up to every day.

Here’s what we’ve put on their list to Father Christmas:

boxwood clippings | holiday gifts | toddler toys



Christmas has an extra sparkle with Children around, I’m giddy with the thought of Christmas morning!

Are you ladies feeling it? Have you started shopping yet?

* For whatever reason we can’t get link no.7 to work, they are from Target $18.99, B brand!

Tangerine and Chocolate Meringue

Friday, October 23rd, 2015

We’ve added a twist to our favorite dessert of all time just to make it perfect for the season.

boxwood clippings | halloween meringue dessert

Follow this amazing meringue recipe HERE.

Buy heavy whipping cream and whisk on high with a little powdered sugar until stiff peaks form.

Top with a little Hershey’s syrup and mandarin oranges and you have 100% deliciousness.

You won’t regret giving this one a try ;)