11.29.2011

hello, holidays!

this weekend after we finished our turkey and watched football it was time to roll out the holiday decorations! on sunday h and i decorated out itty bitty tree, hung our stockings and i whipped up a batch of my favorite holiday cookies. we also watched two of my favorite holiday films: home alone & ELF! it was h's first time seeing will ferrel running around NYC as a man-child elf in tights...needless to say he laughed a.lot. 

have you watched any holiday films yet or started decorating?


xo,
jillian

ps don't miss the mikarose giveaway!

32 comments:

  1. decorating for the holidays is the best<3

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  2. there's an italian holiday on the 8th and that's when everyone decorates the house! (i legit can't wait.) xoxo

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  3. Sounds like such a lovely weekend! Decorating for Christmas is the best, and I need to watch Elf today, it always gets me in the spirit!

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  4. I absolutely love Elf! And those cookies look amazing.

    http://chicgeekery.blogspot.com/

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  5. YESSS, love decorating and watching holiday movies! ELF is one of my faves!

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  6. Haven't started decorating yet, but I WILL!!! Love you itty bitty tree!

    xo-Taylor

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  7. totally watched Christmas Vacation. Love it! I don't think I'm going to decorate for the holidays this year since I haven't really decorated the apartment yet.

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  8. Love your tree and totally agree, all of my favorite movies!

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  9. Yesterday night I started wrapping gifts and watched The Family Stone. :) Love your tree!

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  10. awe it looks so cute! we decorated this weekend too :)

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  11. I have not begun anything yet, although your wonderful weekend sounds very intriguing. I might start those holiday cookies this weekend. :)

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  12. Those are my two absolute favorite Christmas movies. I am obsessed with them both!

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  13. I haven't started yet, and the blogosphere is making me feel very behind! I'm still just trying to detox from Thanksgiving :) Hopefully this weekend we'll find a sliver of time to begin ~ can't wait!

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  14. I've watched Elf, The Holiday, Love Actually and Home Alone already - tree is going up tonight, although we will only be able to enjoy for two weeks before we go away! It's worth it :)

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  15. I haven't decorated yet (mainly b/c I'm moving at the end of the month) but I definitely watched Elf this weekend. And listened to some holiday tunes. I love this time of year!!

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  16. Sounds like the perfect weekend! I wanted to watch Home Alone, but couldn't find it to rent! Maybe this weekend! :)

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  17. No but I want to this very moment! Love Elf!

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  18. Okay we watched A Muppet Christmas Carol and decorated! We have the tree...but still have to make it pretty! :)

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  19. I haven't thought about Home Alone in sooo long. Classic! We wrapped up our decorating on Saturday with Love Actually. No better way to kick off the season.

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  20. So far we've watched Home Alone 2, Love Actually & some cheesy holiday moive on lifetime. We have two trees up (!!) & hopefully putting up lights on the house in the next few days! Christmas is THE BEST :)

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  21. i definitely think it's time to start decorating...

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  22. I've been playing Xmas music like a fool!

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  23. Both!
    We have devoured The Holiday & Love, Actually over the past couple of days. Those Brits really do it for me. :) :) :)
    Love, Leigh

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  24. Oh my goodness, what a weekend! We haven't started decorating yet, but I'm itching to pull Elf off the shelf!

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  25. This sounds like the perfect day!! :) Love the pictures that go along with it, too!

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  26. Yes! I went to see Arthur Christmas the other day and it is truly the greatest Christmas movie I've seen in years - I think I enjoyed it much more than the five-year-old sitting beside me!

    Andrea x

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  27. your itty bitty tree is adorable! this sounds like the perfect recipe for a perfect weekend!!! we, too, watched home alone (my favorite, too!) along with MANY holiday flicks over the long weekend! can't wait to decorate!!!

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  28. Mom and I put up the tree on Sunday! I try to put up my decorations as soon as possible so I can get all the spirit I can.

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  29. I like your decorations! We're going to start hopefully soon - maybe even Thursday on my day off. Fingers crossed, I'm getting excited!

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  30. love your tree! i have a little mini too....which has tipped over twice due to excessive ornament-age ;)

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  31. Yes, I watched ELF. LOVE that movie... so funny! xo

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  32. i decorated and trimmed the tree on friday! i love seeing all the christmas decorations up : )

    life spelled jen

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