13 Hacks to Save Time this Holiday Season

Holiday season have you feeling stressed? While it may be the most wonderful time of the year, it also is the busiest time of the year! Lines are longer, traffic is worse, and the hustle and bustle can have people feeling a little more on edge than usual. If you’re feeling the time crunch already, then you’ll love these holiday hacks to save you time this holiday season!

 Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Autotrader however, all thoughts and opinions expressed are my own.

When it comes to the holidays, I’m fortunate in that most of my family and friends have pretty low expectations. Gone are the days of piles of gifts under the tree or having a huge itinerary of houses we need to visit. Most of our family prefers we just give the gift of time; we spend the holidays with each other at some point during the season and enjoy each other’s company! Despite that, someone still has to host and cook, which typically falls on my shoulders on Christmas morning. I’m not complaining, but the reality is that cooking, cleaning, and prepping can be time-consuming and a bit stressful when it comes to crunch time!

To keep myself sane this holiday, I’ve learned the magic of outsourcing things I don’t like or have time for, and I’ve learned to work smarter, not harder. Read on for my top holiday hacks to get everything done this holiday season while saving on time and not missing out on anything!

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The Best of Cuyana // The Top 10+ Picks that I LOVE

Occasionally someone asks me what my favorite piece in my closet is, or what one fashion item I can’t live without. My mind often wanders from one of my favorite vintage dresses to a favorite pair of ankle boots, but often lands on one of the many Cuyana pieces I own. After all, their carryall tote bag is probably the most life-changing item I have in my closet, and I thought it was about time to share some of my top Cuyana reviews for the products I own and love.

Cuyana Reviews: Medium Carryall Tote in Caramel Disclosure: Cuyana graciously sent me the items featured in this post. Affiliate links are also used in this post, which means if you click a link and make a purchase, I may make a small commission at no cost to you. All opinions are my own! 

Cuyana Reviews: The 10+ Items I Love + Recommend

Yes, I know. Life changing sounds a bit extreme. But, as someone who almost always prefers style over function, it is rare to find something that satisfies both so well. Today, I thought I’d share my Cuyana collection and answer some of my most frequently asked questions about each of the items in one place. Is it worth the price? Which pieces are the best? And which size carryall tote is it that I’m carrying all the time anyway?

If you’re curious about the brand, or if one of those questions ever came to mind, then read on for my Cuyana reviews!

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Last Minute Gift Ideas for the Holidays

How it’s almost the middle of December already, I’ll never know. But I do know one thing; with the holiday season flying by, it’s easy to run out of time and desperately need to find last minute gift ideas for everyone on your list! I know for me, it’s those last minute party invites, relative that I forgot we’ll be seeing me, or friend coming into town for the holidays that does me in.

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by BabbleBoxx.com. All opinions are my own!

Last Minute Gift Ideas for the Holidays

If you find yourself in need of a quick and easy gift idea, then let me help! I have a few ideas that will work for a few different types of people that might be on your holiday gift list this year. Use these as inspiration as you put together your holiday shopping list (or your own wish list!), and you’ll be finalizing your Christmas shopping before you know it!

And now for the best last minute gift ideas for the holiday, read on!

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50+ Best Beauty Gift Sets for Christmas // Giveaway!

It’s the holiday season which means it’s that time of year… gift shopping! More specifically, if you’re like me, it’s time to buy treats for your favorite people to show them you care. I often find myself hitting my favorite retailers for beauty gift sets.

Why? Because they’re typically filled with the best of that brand, and they’re sets typically filled with perfectly sized products for someone trying the brand for the first time.

The 50+ Best Beauty Gift Sets for Christmas

Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. This means that if you click on a link and make a purchase, I may make a small commission All opinions are my own! 

Last year, my beauty gift guide was by far my most popular, so I figured I’d bring it back for 2018. After all, if I love shopping for beauty gift sets, it only makes sense that you might, too!

So, if you’re ready to get your beauty shopping on this year, here are the best beauty gifts for women on your list this year!

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Walking in a Winter Wonderland at Enchant Christmas Seattle

It was a cold, drizzly night when I pulled up to Safeco Field. My mission? To meet up with some of my BFFs and explore Enchant Christmas, a light maze, Christmas market, and ice skating rink all inside Safeco Field in downtown Seattle. It just opened up last week, and it’s here through the holiday season. I’d been looking forward to it all day and couldn’t wait to get inside to see what it was all about!   

Disclosure: Thanks to Enchant Christmas for sponsoring this post. All opinions are my own!

Once inside, I wasn’t disappointed. I attended on Media Night, which meant that I was able to enter through the club level and sample a few of the food offerings before heading down to the light maze area. Let me tell you – the view from above was so incredible! The twinkling lights, fun colors, and festive music put me in the holiday mood.

So what is there to do at Enchant Christmas inside Safeco Field? Read on to find out!

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