Season Favorites

by Heather

I suppose since I can officially see December on my calendar it’s time to embrace the holiday season. It took the course of several days, but our tree is finally up & decorated, and most of our household decorations are up.
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I’ll be honest, not everything made the cut this year- chasing an almost-walking baby away from breakables and enticing, sparkly, pullable things just isn’t really my idea of holiday fun.

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Nonetheless, it’s time for some of my tried & true holiday favorites to start making their appearances.

First up: Sugar Plum Spice Tea, aka holiday in a toasty warm mug. Forget Sugar Cookie Sleigh Ride {I do not understand the widespread appeal of that nastiness}. Warning: not gluten free. Yup, glutened tea.
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Next up: Evergreen room spray. The only thing that makes an artificial Christmas tree semi-acceptable. I spray it approximately 800 times a day.

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Coffee & cute reusable mugs: ok, this isn’t seasonal…but necessary and eagerly welcomed on a daily basis.
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Green smoothies: not seasonal either, but gotta counteract all those holiday treats with some power packed nutrients, right?
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All things fleece. Blankets, pullovers, and of course, baby goodies. The best.
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Notebooks/Journals. Because let’s be honest, my brain isn’t remembering anything on its own any time soon. And there’s LOTS to remember this holiday season!
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What are your seasonal favorites?

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Amber @ ExSoyCise November 29, 2012 at 10:25 am

Love it all! Especially your tree, beautiful! I really need to get some of that tree spray! I love walking around the streets of NYC this time of year and passing the Christmas trees, loooooove that fresh tree smell!!

I love your leather journal! I need to get better about journaling to stay organized!
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Rachel@Running Daze November 29, 2012 at 1:23 pm

Great list! I love the seasonal Starbucks drinks. :) I have that reusable starbucks clear cup and i use it for smoothies almost every morning! Unfortunately the lid doesn’t seal on mine.
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Mindy @ Road Runner Girl November 29, 2012 at 6:18 pm

Love your list! I would have to add Christmas music…love it!!!
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Samantha December 2, 2012 at 3:36 am

Love your list! I also love pumpkin (still) and peppermint. Not I mention, who needs a red solo cup when you have Starbucks Red holiday cup! :)
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Karla @ myhighonlife December 3, 2012 at 2:56 pm

My favorite is the pine smell too… between buying out Yankee candles pine candles and sprays it’s as if I have a real tree!

The seasonal coffees are to die for. I think the sugar cookie tea is SICK NASTY!

My favorite part is spending time with the family and friends and all the fun cooking that ensues :)

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