Once a month, we send you an email with a handful of things to help make the month ahead a Certified Pretty Good Time.
On the Menu
If you're looking for a simple, festive treat for a class party or gathering, we thinkthiswould be cute and yummy foryouthe kids (and it looks easy enough!).
What We're Bingeing
WHO HAS TIME TO BINGE IN DECEMBER? Nobody. But, we're soaking in the holiday flicks and monopolizing the TV with our favorite Christmas movies (The Santa Claus for Irene and The Grinch—the original, obviously—for Julie). Also, Julie's book club just wrappedthisbook and hasthisviral one on the docket for this month.
Listen up. While we're all frantically shopping and wrapping and shopping and wrapping, Julie swears there's something peaceful and satisfying about picking your wrapping paper + ribbon scheme to make these laborious tasks morepleasant. She chose a fewrolls of Rifle Paper Co paper andthese ribbons. She emphatically claims her tree has never been cuter.
Something for Mom
Between newborn feedings and snuggles, Irene became fixated on getting the perfect at-home mani. After several #fails with various DIY dip kits, she tried thisat-home gel kitand #nailedit on the first try. Pro tip: make sure you have enough time before the baby wakes up to finish, unless you enjoy picking up your toddler from school with unpainted thumbs.
Holiday Magic:Map out your festive activities with ourPretty Good Mom's Guide to Holiday Cheer. (Spoiler: We put together a list of 15 simple things you can do to create that magic. Pick a few, do a little planning, and when the time comes—ENJOY IT!)