Category: holidays

yankee swap gift ideas

Best yankee gift swap ideas under $30: Gifts people will literally fight over

Last time I got a fun and funky for the White Elephant gift guide. But what if you’re trying to please a larger crowd? This year I had to buy gifts for my very first Yankee Gift Swap…. Read More

unique white elephant gifts

Unique christmas and white elephant gifts that’ll win the holiday season

It’s that time again: Time to stress about gift-giving! As I was shopping for the people on my list, I kept seeing gifts that were SO AWESOME, but so not exactly right for my shopping needs. So maybe… Read More

gift guides for everyone

14 gift guides for just about ANYONE

My FAVORITE thing is to find the perfect gifts for people. It’s like a sport for me. I used to do a lot of gift guides on this blog, but then I started doing them years ago, and… Read More

Christmas is canceled: A video-assisted guide to my feelz

So it’s official: Christmas is cancelled. Due to work reasons, Aaron and I aren’t able to make it to Texas to spend Christmas with our families. We’re bummed as all hell, my parents are broken hearted, and my… Read More

Adventures in Adventure Time Halloween costumes

Last Halloween, I was finally able to unveil my costume that took me all year to put together: Steampunk Princess Bubblegum — based on this drawing. Here’s how I pulled this off without sewing anything:

Aaron’s 37th NYE birthday blowout

Once again, Aaron’s birthday rockin’ eve was an amazing time. There was a lot less people at this party then at years past, but it was just as much fun as they’ve always been. For those of you… Read More

Our Merry Finleyquistmas

Here’s a quicky about the my first Christmas without ANY family. The Finleys spent it with our best friend Coco Rosenquist — hence the “Finleyquistmas” name. We spent Christmas eve with Oliver and Marianne: Coco rocked her reindeer… Read More