Gingerbread House Centerpiece Tablerunner

Gingerbread House Centerpiece Tablerunner

While MaryJane and I were visiting the Christmas markets, I was so completely inspired by all of the gingerbread and decided I wanted to make a big gingerbread statement piece when I returned. Every year I have so much fun creating a centerpiece for our dining table,...
DIY Gilded Letter Christmas Window Greeting

DIY Gilded Letter Christmas Window Greeting

A few years ago, my friend Tiffany and I visited New York City during the holidays. It’s such a beautiful time of the year to visit, with the charm of the urban tree lots, Union Square Holiday Market(which is a U.S. version of Europe’s Christmas markets and...
What to Pack for Visiting Europe’s Christmas Markets

What to Pack for Visiting Europe’s Christmas Markets

I just returned from a VikingChristmas Market River Cruise on the Danube River traveling through Hungary, Austria, and Germany. I thought I’d share my recommendations on what clothing and accessories to pack for visiting the markets in winter while on a river...
My Viking River Cruise

My Viking River Cruise

I first heard about Viking River Cruisesfrom my friend, Elaine, who highly recommended Viking, has traveled the world extensively, and been on countless ocean and river cruises. I’ve never been interested in an ocean cruise but a river cruise sounded slightly...
Nuremberg, Germany Christmas Markets

Nuremberg, Germany Christmas Markets

The last stop on our tour of Christmas Markets in Europe was Nuremberg, Germany. Out of all the cities we visited, the markets in Nuremberg were the easiest to navigate. Basically, once we got to the start of the first one, they all flowed into each other as we walked...