Something my mom taught us when we were young, was the tradition of saying “Rabbit Rabbit” on the first of every month. I’m not sure if she meant to ingrain it in our brains or not, but it seemed like a fun habit, one which I continue to this day. Sometimes I say it to myself and others I text to my sister with a funny bunny emoji. Sometimes she responds with another emoji (simply because emojis make the day better) and sometimes she just lets me continue my twitter feed through our message chain.
Well, one day I stumbled upon a blog also featuring a title “Rabbit Rabbit”. Through the glories of blog-hopping, I found these two bloggers (Corley May and Peace and Pizza) doing the same thing!
The great thing about the first of the month is that it’s like a clean slate. I try to pick out a few goals for each month because you don’t have to wait around until January to make resolutions. This can be along the lines of being more creative in terms of my meals, not snacking as much, or keeping a better sleep schedule. However, there are a few other goals I want to set for this month because IT’S THE START OF THE HOLIDAY SEASON 🙂
Kate Spade created a fabulous list of things to do during the month of December, many of which I will be trying out. This will be my first season of living in SNOW, so of course a snowman is necessary, testing out various marshmallow recipes, ice-skating, and so on.
1. trim the tree. add tinsel.
2. put a twinkle in someone’s eye.
3. treat yourself to a new shade of lipstick
4. sit by a roaring fireplace surrounded by s’mores-in-progress.
5. go ice skating.
6. drink a hot chocolate. (well, more than one.)
7. make your january 1st resolutions. now break them while you have the chance.
8. decide what your favorite champagne cocktail is.
10. organize dinner with old friends.
12. fill your apartment with fresh flowers.
15. leave a little sparkle wherever you go.
16. make a new playlist of re-mixed holiday tunes.
17. master your mom’s mashed potato recipe.
19. sneak a kiss under the mistletoe.
20. see the lighting of the christmas tree at the metropolitan museum. (it’s in the medieval wing.)
21. pick this year’s wrapping paper: black and white stripe paper with metallic bows…shades of pink…shade of metallic…
mixed metallics…matte paper with glitter ribbon…
23. host a cocktail party and don’t even think about cleaning up till the next day.
24. make time for a little dancing during your pre-party prep.
25. take a stroll (or drive) through your favorite neighborhood after dark and enjoy the twinkling lights.
26. dazzle everyone at the office holiday party.
27. go somewhere you can wear a fabulous masquerade ball mask.
28. take the long way home from a party, just to wear your dress
a little bit longer.
30. open one present early. (it’s totally ok.)
31. dance till dawn.
Many more fun Pinterest ideas
to come. 🙂 Thank goodness for Pinterest and all it’s holiday and crafting glory. How did we used to function? 😉