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A Classy College Christmas Party

To avoid end of semester work I decided to throw a Christmas party. This was the first year I had a whole apartment to decorate so take a look:

For decorations I made paper chains out of a holiday JCrew magazine and added newspaper snowflakes using soda can tabs as hooks.

recycle christmas decorations

For added festivity I went out into a mysterious wooded area behind my building and cut greens and bittersweet. As for food my roommate and I made reindeer cookies, and peanut butter cup peanut butter cookies. I also made guacamole because everything is way better with guacamole. It’s not in the photo below, because it’s shy and also I forgot to take it out of the fridge.

christmas party food

For invitations I again took inspiration from Kerry at the Tragic Whale with her homemade present tags. I had made a holly stamp last year, but of course threw it out once I was done. The new version of the stamp was made with an eraser and a kitchen knife… and amazingly I still have 10 fingers!

stamp christmas invitations holy

I obviously have no pictures of the actually party since that would be logical, but here is one from before the party of our two fireplaces! Few places have a need for that much fake warmth.

college living room christmas

If you wish you had a TV that doubles as a fireplace check out the movie on netflix “Fireplace for your Home” There are two episodes.. I like the first one best, but you can spend hours watching it by yourself to decide.

And no party would be complete without a snow globe of me in the bathroom.

personalized snowglobe

Doesn’t it make you want to pee?!

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Second Best Invention Ever

Mini Bagels, the second best invention ever.

First best invention being the cotton gin, of course.

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Not impressed

with my sunburn’s ability to heal.

I was looking for a picture of a lobster to insert here, but when I was looking through the possibilities they all involved plates, butter, and those awful cracky things. I don’t want to be hosting photos of lobsters at their darkest hour.

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Best drink ever:

lemonade, seltzer, strawberries, and a mint leaf.

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I want to be the face to eat a thousand (popsicle) ships. Found on Cup of Jo.

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Happy Cinco de Nachos!

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not sure how I feel about Disney branching into the fruit and veggie department… but these grapes are really good.

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When I was in Germany this was the shape of all waffles. I want these waffles forever and always, and not the “Belgian” ones I will be getting at the dorms this morning.

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That kid!

Can’t say why I searched baby carrots, but that picture of the creepiest baby ever made it totally normal.

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McDonald’s attempting to be cute for Halloween.

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