Festive Wall Art at Schoolhouse Electric

Last weekend Schoolhouse Electric and Work/Shop PDX collaborated on a holiday party celebrating local vendors and artists as a way to get Portland into the holiday spirit. In addition to a s'mores bar, wine, appetizers and samples Work/Shop hosted a class to make wreaths and hanging wall decor to take home!

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Zoo Lights at the Oregon Zoo

I haven't been to the Oregon Zoo in forever, so I was so so excited to check out Zoo Lights last week. Not only are the lights beautiful, but it is fun to get bundled up with a mug of hot chocolate and explore the zoo in the evening.

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Holiday Cookie Gift Boxes

Making cookies to give away gives me all of the joy of baking, while also providing a great homemade treat to share with my loved ones. This year I made the most adorable cookie boxes for friends, family and clients and couldn't be happier with the way they turned out!

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Friday Five: Holiday Lights in Portland

Looking at Christmas lights has always been one of my favorite ways to enjoy the holiday season. I love driving through neighborhoods at night to see the decorated houses, and it has always been a tradition to check out at least one of the places on the list below each year. Each of the places below offers a different experience, from a leisurely drive to an adventurous walk among the animals. Whichever sort of Christmas light experience you are looking for, Portland has you covered!

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Friday Five: Home Decor Holiday Gifts

I love shopping for gifts for my friends and family. I think it is so much fun picking out the perfect present that matches their personality and that I know they will love. Giving out my own list of gifts doesn't tend to come quite so easily to me, but below are some of the items I have been lusting over. David and I just moved into a new apartment at the end of October, so figuring out home decor has been a top priority. These are the items that would make a perfect home decor gift for anyone on your list.

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