Sunday, December 2, 2012

Sunday Social!

Sunday Social is a fun & simple way to help your readers get to know you a little better.
You can link up with your blog at ashleyscarnivalride or acompletewasteofmakeup and join in on the fun! :)
 Holiday Questions!

1.  What is your favorite holiday tradition?
Simple, just eating good food and spending time with the family!

2.  Favorite holiday movie?
Home Alone is a classic, and my absolute favorite is Elf!!

3.  Favorite decoration, or Pinterest decoration you wish you could have?
Both of these are from Pinterest :)
A gorgeous Christmas mantle and a seaside porch with a lovely tree!

                                                                     Source: via Lauren on Pinterest

                                                                                            Source: via Lauren on Pinterest

4.  Favorite holiday song?
Definitely "Last Christmas" by Wham! I love George Michaels & 80s music!

5.  Favorite holiday dessert?
Italian cookies!!
ESPECIALLY Pignolis ("pine nut" in Italian) and Rainbow cookies :)
Pignolis are simple, chewy cookies made with almond paste & crunchy pine nuts on top.
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Rainbow Cookies have 3 thin layers of colored almond-flavored cake with apricot preserves in between,
all covered by a layer of semisweet chocolate!

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6.  What is on your wish list this year?
I really hate when people give me gifts, so I never have a real wish list.
But I guess if someone were to ask what I wanted, I would like a Diamond Candle.
I just heard about them today & apparently they are quite popular!
 They're fairly cheap, about $25 (sometimes you can find coupons online)
Each soy candle has a ring hidden in the wax, so as you burn the candle, it reveals your treasure!
The rings are worth between $10 and $5000 dollars (wow).
Even the cheap $10 rings are beautiful!
I think they would also make a lovely holiday gift if you're not sure what to get for someone :)

What are some of your holiday traditions & wishes??


  1. ELF! Ahh, it's such a good movie! I'm not usually a Will Ferrell fan, but I LOVE him in Elf! Thanks for linking up with Neely and me!

    1. Yes!! I watched it twice in a row last night LOL. Thank you so much for hosting every week, I love it!

  2. Really love reading your Sunday social dear Lauren!
    Happy weekend! Now I crave for those rainbow sweets haha!

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    1. Thanks Chai :) Happy weekend to you too!

  3. Smiling's my favourite too. Those candles sound awesome!

  4. I never heard about those candles and you got my curious now =). I share your love for Elf and for pinolis ! I am italian so I can easily find them here :) Kisses

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    1. Lucky! I will have to bake some because no one knows what they are where I live! lol

  5. Mmm... I love pignoli nuts. I toss 'em in pesto, too.

    1. Oh that sounds great! I've had them on a caesar salad, yum!

  6. Found your blog on the Sunday Social and I'm so glad I did! I love viewing all your beautiful nail creations and you reminded me about "Last Christmas" by Wham how could I forget I love that song!

    1. Thank you so much :) I'm glad you share my appreciation for Wham! lol!

  7. Wow I had never heard of those diamond candles before but that is such a great idea! Cute :-)

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  8. LOVE Christmas! Thank you for sharing all this!


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