Nutcracker in the Castle

I lied. There is a blog post today! Merry Christmas Eve, everyone. I didn’t want Christmas to pass and not share this amazing yearly exhibit at the Paine Art Center in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. My family and I had visited Nutcracker in the Castle over the weekend, and despite it taking place every year, this was all our first time going to it! Each room of this historic estate is transformed into scenes from the Nutcracker fairy tale and it is… Read more »

photos of Christmas in Moscow, Russia

Christmas in Moscow, Russia is one of the most magical things I have ever seen in my life. It looks like this city was plucked right from a fairytale! For this post, I’m going to share 20 of my favorite photos of Moscow during Christmastime. But here’s the thing, while we’re going to be celebrating Christmas on Dec. 25th…Moscow celebrates Orthodox Christmas, which is January 7th. So, Christmas festivities are only getting started here! Once I get back to Moscow… Read more »

Amazing, “Ugly” Christmas Sweaters You Can Buy Online

Gone are the days of raiding our grandparents’ and parents’ closets for ugly Christmas sweaters. Online retailers have caught on that our want for more and more kitschy Christmas attire, doesn’t appear to be going anywhere soon. And my goodness are there some real gems out there! With Christmas sweaters featuring everything from dinosaurs to our favorite Christmas movies and TV shows and even sloths…you can showcase your Christmas spirit with a sweater as unique as you are. (How cliché… Read more »

Snoopy Sweater

‘Tis the season for ugly Christmas sweaters. I must admit, though, I don’t think my sweater is all that ugly. I honestly bought it because I think it’s cute and wanted to wear it for Christmas. I found this sweater at Target, and when I was checking out a lady started asking me about the “Ugly Sweater” party I was going to. I was confused and then a little worried about my taste in clothes, haha. Oh well! I love… Read more »