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11 Questions with Santa

*By: Linz Bordner* Photo by: Linz Bordner I recently got a chance to speak with the big guy himself. Since he was busy at his North Pole workshop, I couldn’t snag him for an in-person interview, so we opted for a phone interview instead. Just as I imagined, he was in jolly good spirits and…

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Holiday Gingerbread Houses

*By: Megan Deppen* Over the past few years, our family has made an annual tradition of decorating gingerbread houses with my niece and nephew. It's such a great way to bring everyone together, and I love seeing how excited the kids get for these memorable and fun holiday traditions. This year we created Santa unicorns,…

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The Throw of ALL Throws

*By: Linz Bordner* Photo: Anthropologie.com I feel there are two kinds of people in this world: Those who can’t have enough throw blankets and those who don't want or need another throw blanket. While a throw may seem like that typical Christmas gift, I promise you, the Sophie Faux Fur Throw Blanket from Anthropologie is…

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Holiday Decorating Styles

*By: Christi Shingara* It's the most beautiful time of the year! I love the holidays not only for the delicious foods, parties and family time, but most especially for the decorations. White and colored lights, wreaths, garland and ornamental Christmas trees make everything feel magical. Here are some distinctive decorating styles for the holidays. What…

Holiday Gift Ideas

*By: Fit Fancy Food* The holidays are here and we have the perfect gift ideas for you this year! From electronics to gifts for your pet, gift giving this holiday season can't get much easier! With this kind of shopping, you don't even have to leave the couch! Happy Holidays and enjoy shopping!! Check out…

Fun Holiday Traditions

*By: Megan Deppen* I'm always excited for the holidays to come around because two of my new favorite traditions that I started last year with my niece and nephew is decorating gingerbread houses and baking sugar cookies. Their gingerbread houses this year were Peppa Pig and PJ Masks themed and let me tell you even…

Tis’ the Season for Some Mulled Wine!

*By: Christi Shingara* During my days as a NYC bartender mulled wine was always on the menu around the holidays. It is fairly easy to make and equally easy to drink. It is probably one of my favorite seasonal drinks other than the traditional eggnog. Photo: Hannah Pembert I first learned about mulled wine through…

The Joys (and Perils) of Picking Out the “Perfect” Christmas Tree

*By: Linz Bordner* Photo: Christi Shingara Throughout my childhood, we always had an artificial Christmas tree. While decorating it was something we undoubtedly looked forward to, I often wondered what it would be like to have that “real tree experience.” Now that I have a family of my own, we delve into the whole adventure…

Need Some Gift Ideas?! We Got ‘Em!

*By: Christi Shingara* Need some inspiration this year for some unique gift giving? Look no further we have done the dirty work for you! Check out these holiday deals and get all your holiday shopping done in no time. Choose from handcrafted gifts and unique gift ideas for the whole family. Happy Holidays from Fit…

Favorite Holiday Foods

*By: Megan Deppen* Photo: Kraken Images The holidays may look different this year, but that doesn't mean you still can't celebrate with some of your favorite foods. I know I always look forward to this time when I can indulge a little more than usual and not feel guilty about it. Besides the ham and the…