I’ll Be Home For Christmas Movies by Brandon Gray, Daniel Pandolph and Daniel Thompson

It may not quite be Christmas season yet, but it is Hallmark Christmas movie season. This year they have a whopping 41 movies across their flagship and mystery chanels, and watching their cheesey, nostalgia heavy movies is a bit of a love/hate exercise for some, a must-do tradition for others. To get you through this …

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Sew Crafty…. Homemade Felt Decorations

Every year in November, I get excited about the Better Homes & Gardens Holiday Crafts magazine coming out. This was the third year that I bought it, and while it's kind of Christmas themed on the cover, it also has Halloween crafts for about the first quarter of it. The thing is, for some projects, …

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Craft Project: Cross Stitch Christmas Decorations

Kits from un-started to complete. I love making craft projects, and with everything going on this year, staying home and making things has been an upside. It's satisfying to create things and something with repetitive movements like sewing has a very soothing quality. I started these cute kits around Halloween time so that I'd have …

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Glowgetter: Christmas Lights at Van Dusen Botanical Gardens and Winter OOTD

Christmas means Christmas lights. The evening comes in early at this time of year and the lights spread a glow that warms the heart, even while our breath is chilled to steam in the cold air. There are many light festivals and tree lighting at this time of year, but one of Vancouvers most well …

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Borjois Kissmass Look: Rouge Velvet Lipstick Shades and more with Influenster

I've loved Borjois ever since I moved to the UK almost a decade ago. They're a French brand started in 1863 largely for the theatre whose products quickly became mainstream. When they teamed up with Influenster this Christmas, I was sent a box of goodies to create this makeup look, which I'm really excited to …

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Christmas: Cassette Tapes, Storytime and My Grandmother

When I was really small, my family lived in Victoria, my parents and me, and my older brother. My grandparents lived in Sydney, and because we lived so far away, they didn't see us much at that age. My grandmother, being the creative person that she was, used to write stories for my brother and …

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Christmas in London: Winter Wonderland, Hyde Park. 

Every year, Hyde Park in the heart of London is taken over by the huge festivity that is known as Winter Wonderland. A huge area of rides, traditional European Christmas markets, and every festival food you can imagine. And like so many of the things you can do in London, entry is free. I love …

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