Its the Weekend! December Wrap Up!



Hello Friends, Happy Weekend! 
I know what you're thinking  this monthly favorite links post is a week early. With Christmas holiday just a few days away I wanted to share my favorite links for December and next week would be for 2015! Can you believe it the year is over.It's definitely a time to reflect, learn and improve your methods to make 2016 a great year as well. 
RECIPES 
One of my goals is to create my own archive of go to recipes for my life and future family! I need to plan it out and prepare my kitchen and have time to execute. Here is a recipe I can start with these beef empanadas from smitten kitchen  are a simple start? 
HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDES
This holiday gift guide beauty finds under $50 are great ideas to get my holiday shopping underway. I also like the Everygirl Holiday Gift Guide for everyone special in your life. This is a great and simple DIY gift idea for friends and family members who love coffee, these Gold Dipped Mugs is one of those projects I have to try! Here are 5 tips for decorating your house for the holidays. 
OUTFITS I LOVE 
I get my style inspiration from other style bloggers and influencers from all over the internet. I really like this crisp white look called Suit Up . This outfit is so sophisticated I love everything about it with Stripes and Oxblood . I love wearing monochromatic looks! It makes me feel sophisticated and truly dressed up! my current favorite color is maroon/burgundy! Here is How You Wear Monochrome Burgundy . Next year I would love to create my own capsule wardrobe and here is How to create a capsule wardrobe .
WHAT TO WEAR FOR THE HOLIDAYS! 
 I love these holiday looks Emerald Jumpsuit & Tiered Lace Dress by Wendy's Lookbook. I love this holiday style from desk to dinner outfit from the forage fashion blog. Since I wear jeans 365 days a year why not wear it during the holidays as well! I love this style article How to get away with wearing jeans at any holiday happening . 
Since its beginning to feel more like December and these  7 winter style tips to survive the colder season are essential. I am loving this new collection by designer Christie Brown, its so chic! 
CAREER ADVICE 
Are you wondering what your next steps are? See these 5 lessons for finding your next career move This is an interesting article about Americans living abroad and how it gives you a different perspective of the United States and the rest of the world. 
I really like this list of 26 things every person should do for themselves at least once a year. It inspires me to start this year and get a few things done. Just read this article: Stop Marketing like its 2012 by Gary Vaynerchuk 
I really like this post on the 7 ways to make your audience love youAs we transition into the new year its a good way to think about these 52 thoughts about Self Worth and Social Media 
I really want to be more productive during the week and reading the 5 Home habits of really effective people will help me start each day right! 
WINTER WEATHER ACTIVITIES 
As the fall ends and winter season commences I am going to be putting together a list of activities I can do so I wont get cabin fever. Here is the Ultimate reading list that I will choose books from. I love these Holiday decor ideas How to Transform your Entryway for the Holidays I might try this out for my apartment balcony. 

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Thank you for Reading. Until Next time. 
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