12.05.2011

Baking and Party Planning





{wearing: Zara Blazer, Pants and shoes, Gap Top}
photos by Cara

I am officially into full Holiday mode. This weekend I worked but that didn't stop me from doing some holiday baking. Unfortunately I had a total sugar cookie fail moment when my cookies expanded into one huge sugar cookie with Christmas shaped indents in it. I had much better luck with my batch of gingerbread men. Now I just have to decorate them which I fear will be a moment comparable to the efforts of a kindergarten class.This is why I stick to buying pre-made cookies. 
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Tonight is my work Christmas party and I need to get back to organizing the final touches. Don't worry, I didn't bake any of the desserts for the event. I did however put together the candy bar because if there is one thing this girl knows it's candy.

25 comments:

  1. mmm candy bars are the best! loved the one at the gap event :)

    i also am LOVING your shoes!!! they are so perfect for fall & winter, although with my luck i would probably slip and fall if there was any trace of ice/snow on the ground. i love the shot of your shirt close up - barely knew those pretty details were there, but an outfit is all in the details, right? :)

    have a lovely monday! xo

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  2. Love those cropped pants on you, Melissa! And your baking looks delicious... I wish I knew how to bake but unfortunately I have to rely on others to fill me with with holiday treats!

    xo, alison*elle

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  3. Yum! Sounds delicious.

    You look great. The shoes are so cute.

    http://www.thegirlieblog.com

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  4. I like how you added a pop of colour to your outfit with orange pumps!

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  5. I absolutely love this outfit, the pants, the shoes, it just all works so well together, you look beautiful!
    So impressed that you baked cookies-but I am with you, I always bring pre-made
    Have so much fun at your party tonight, excited to hear all about it!
    xo Cara
    http://www.afashionloveaffair.com

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  6. Love your shoes!! They are fabulous!!!
    Bella xo
    http://www.chicinvancity.com/

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  7. Oh my gosh - love those shoes!!!
    I'm wearing my bright blue ones here - what do you think?

    Natasha
    http://natashafatah.blogspot.com/

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  8. Great minds think alike! I love that we are wearing similar outfits ;-) Love your orange shoes! xoxo www.casualglamorous.com

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  9. I can't wait to be done with exams so I can indulge in some holiday fun!

    Love this outfit, especially the shoes!

    www.chillairandperfume.blogspot.com

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  10. Lovely look. Love the pop of orange.

    http://shannonhearts.blogspot.com

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  11. Those heels are PERFECTION!!

    Hayley
    http://theweekendfile.blogspot.com

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  12. Awesome heels! The orange looks nice with the rest of the outfit.

    It's All About The Details

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  13. I feel like I scream a lot whenever the first picture on your blog loads. Not in an "ah! I'm scared!" kind of way but in a "ah! I need that!" way. This time it was the shoes that did it. And then again for the pants.

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  14. Love the black, khaki and red/orange color combo...looks SO good. And so do your cookies :)

    Annie
    The Other Side of Gray

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  15. I'm hosting a Christmas party a week from this Saturday and need to get my bake on!

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  16. I have so much love for this outfit! Super classic, but then the pop of colour in the shoes was perfection! Are they new? I want to borrow them :)

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  17. I LOVE your shoes! And I think you wear a blazer better than anyone I know, which makes me jealous, because I always feel super frumpy in them! You've also reminded me I need to make some of my own gingerbread men, yours look so cute!

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  18. Great look!!!
    Elle


    http://redischic.blogspot.com/

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  19. Love these shoes!! Wish I could wear heels! Brad needs to grow.

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  20. love this look...and wow the hair is awesome!

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  21. OKay, I cannot remember if I commented on this outfit but I felt it necessary to do it now (or do it again) - I love it. The blazer it killer and the pants look fantastic with it. This kind of outfit is always fantastic!

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  22. Wow these heels are GORGEOUS... so loving your style, it seems to come easy to you! Have added you to my fave blogs on my sidebar :)

    Catherine x
    http://notdressedaslamb.com/

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