it’s christmas time in the city… {december life lately}

it’s christmas time in the city… {december life lately}

this december has been hectic returning from india, flying to be in a wedding, going to holiday parties, chase getting a new role at work, and catching up before leaving town again…but in between all of that we’ve soaked up all the festive holiday cheer around san…

chicken cranberry wreath

chicken cranberry wreath

guys! this is my favorite christmas dinner. you can either use leftover turkey, or chicken for this festive & delicious dish. this recipe is from my mom and making it this december  made me miss her over in south africa!   but–it also made me…

gioia pizza date night

gioia pizza date night

one of our 12 dates of christmas this year was a roomie date night to try gioia pizza on polk street.. complete with a visit to the gingerbread house at the fairmont hotel after! this was the best, most  festive night out with joe &…

holiday masquerade ball

holiday masquerade ball

nothing kicks off the holidays more than a  good party.. especially a masquerade ball. google put on quite the event and i joked  that we channeled our inner nate & serena  for this, or is that little j behind the mask? :) {haha – for those of you who get…

home for a december wedding

home for a december wedding

a few weeks ago right after we got home from india, i hopped on another plane {that same night} and flew to salt lake city for the cutest friend’s wedding. it was a little crazy after 30 hours of traveling to come home, unpack, repack…