have yourself a merry little christmas

Wrapping up 2013!

The past week has been a busy one! With Christmas, New Years, and everything in between, it’s been a whirlwind. 2013 was an amazing year & I have only the highest expectations for the next three hundred and sixty five days! I’m glad I’ve semi-kept up with my blog! Today is technically it’s 2 year anniversary. I started this little side-project as a 2012 New Years resolution. Since then, it’s become more of a journal/scrap book for myself – and for friends and family to see what I’ve been up to. I prefer posting updates and pictures here as opposed to Facebook – I hope to continue building my little baby in the new year:)

To wrap up 2013, I wanted to share some pictures from the holidays! πŸ™‚

The last day of work before Christmas, my boss surprised my coworker & I with new sets of golf clubs! I'm excited to upgrade :)
The last day of work before Christmas, my boss surprised my coworker & I with new sets of golf clubs! I’m excited to upgrade πŸ™‚
Christmas Eve. My sister and I
My sister and I on Christmas Eve! It started snowing as we were making the rounds to visit family πŸ™‚
Christmas Eve
Christmas Eve pics with my sister & cousin, Jordan
Christmas cookies
The most perfect homemade Christmas cookies I’ve ever seen
Christmas morning
Christmas morning!
All of our gifts had random names on them - my mom had a master key to ID which belonged to whom lol
All of our gifts had random names on them – my mom had a master key to ID which gifts belonged to whom lol
My Mom & Dad designed these custom notebooks, pens & stickys for my blog :)
My Mom & Dad designed these custom notebooks, pens & stickys for my blog πŸ™‚
My cute parents. My Dad was annoying her haha
My cute parents. My Dad was annoying her haha
I don't think my little Cam could be anymore perfect now! Best gift EVER!
I don’t think my little Cam could be anymore perfect now! Best gift EVER!
So many wonderful gifts from my family - a few faves :)
So many wonderful gifts from my family – a few faves πŸ™‚
A Michael Minelli "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas" viewing party
A little Michael Minelli “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas” viewing party
Pre-Kbell Christmas throwback
Pre-Kbell Christmas throwback
Is this a match made in heaven or what?! LOL
Is this a match made in heaven or what?! LOL
Christmas Manis! Red for my sis, a green glitter for me: Sinful Colors 1102 "KISSY"
Christmas Manis! Red for my sis, a green glitter for me: Sinful Colors 1102 “KISSY”
Christmas with the family
Love, love, love – Christmas with the family <3
Cousins hockey game :)
My cousin Paul’s hockey game πŸ™‚
My brother looking freshhh!
My brother looking freshhh!
Shopping post-pedi :)
Shopping with my Mom & sis – post-pedi πŸ™‚
Got lots of knitting in :)
Got lots of knitting done! πŸ˜‰ #OldLadyStat
Prince concert!
Mike and I were invited to the Prince concert at Mohegan Sun! It was an amazing show, and we met some pretty awesome new people πŸ™‚
PRINCE
PRINCE
NYE Mani - Gelish "Iron Princess"
NYE Mani – Gelish “Iron Princess”
Loving my new gloves  :) :) :)
Loving my new gloves πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚
Happy New Year XO
Happy New Year XO

Wishing everyone a happy, healthy, prosperous, exciting, rewarding, challenging & fulfilling new year!

XOXO

Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas – Michael Minelli Cover

I’ve posted about my superstar of a boyfriend, the talented Michael Minelli a few times before, and today I’m doing so again!

He just covered ‘Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas’ & filmed a fun little video last Monday! I popped in at the shoot (after RHOBH, obviously) to bring the boys some cookies. I ended up staying the whole time to help them out with some shots, but oh my gosh was it freezing!! It makes me laugh how calm & relaxed they always look in their final videos when all I can think about is how cold/hot/tired/hungry/etc they were at the time.

I wanted to share some pictures I took that night! Unfortunately, I was shivering so much that they ended up being a bit blurry, luckily, they still look handsome as ever πŸ™‚

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And here is a random clip, featuring yours truly, awkwardly shivering a few seconds in lol:

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RbBEm-j4AdM&w=420&h=315%5D

Now that you’ve seen some fun behind the scenes pics, here is the final product! It’s beautiful, it’s festive, it’s been replaying in my car, phone, at my desk & will continue to do so this holiday season!

If you like it, share it – and be sure to subscribe to Mike’s YouTube channel, follow him onΒ Twitter & “like” his page on Facebook!

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QdVAE_OjLmc&w=560&h=315%5D

ENJOY!! XOX

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