If I totalled up all the hours I’ve spent since September wishing for a pause button to put me back to August, then I might have time to unpack my suitcase from New York. It’s that time, isn’t it, when there is no time, when all we want is time, or just a tiny grasp on it, and it continues to evade us. Thursday. Friday. Saturday. October. November. December. Halloween. Thanksgiving. Christmas. Really? Already?
A round of recent requests for my best holiday fests have prompted me to repost some favorites — and to marvel at a girl who had such time for all this creativity. Where did she go? Can she come to my house?
Ice sculpting: Vodka and Cranberries. Instructions for all of the images below are here.
Make-your-own favor boxes, Santa style:
Rosemary napkin rings:
Peppermint milkshakes (from the drive-through!):
Boxwood wreath placecards:
And merigue topiaries (and oh no I did NOT make the meringues):