ERIN’S OUTFIT OF THE WEEK: LET THE HIBERNATION BEGIN!

Let the hibernation begin! Temps are dropping and our stylist is staying inside—warm up with her favorite winter whites.

ERIN’S OUTFIT OF THE WEEK: LET THE HIBERNATION BEGIN!

Shop Erin’s Look: Cable Pullover Sweater | Cable Sweater Shorts | Cozy Loop Cardi | Mixed Pockets Jogger | Lace Keyhole Triangle Bralette | Hand Knit Beanie | Fingerless Gloves | Hand Knit Snood | Magical Graphic Slipper

Depending on how much you’re cranking up the heat in your house, Erin has options for all things cozy. Wear our Cable Sweater Shorts if you’re already toasty, or add more warmth with our Mixed Pockets Jogger. Keep layering with our Cozy Loop Cardi or Cable Pullover Sweater, either worn over your Lace Keyhole Triangle Bralette. If you have to go outside, remember your Hand Knit Beanie, Snood and Fingerless Gloves. But we suggest staying in!

ERIN’S OUTFIT OF THE WEEK: LET THE HIBERNATION BEGIN!

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Holiday Playlist

Get cozy, get cocoa & get in the spirit with our favorite holiday jams!

 

Check out our full playlist and be sure to follow us on Spotify.

 

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How To: Cranberry Apple Cider

Forget the PSL, it’s all about the CAC! Cranberry Apple Cider is easy to make and always a crowd pleaser.

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WHAT YOU NEED:

  • 1 qt. sparkling apple cider
  • 1 qt. unsweetened cranberry juice
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • Sparkling water to taste
  • 1 cup fresh cranberries
  • 1 cup diced red apple cubes
  • Cinnamon sticks

 

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DIRECTIONS:

  1. In a large pitcher or carafe, combine equal parts sparkling apple cider and cranberry juice.
  2. Add in the honey and stir until completely mixed.
  3. Pour a small amount of sparkling water over the cider.
  4. Top with diced apple cubes and fresh cranberries.
  5. Add a cinnamon stick for garnish.
  6. Serve over ice.
  7. ENJOY!

 

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Comment below to tell us your favorite holiday drink!

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Gift Guide: Once Upon A Party

Extra sparkle, extra lace, extra luxe. Once Upon A Party is our shop curated especially for the party girl on your gifting list. This collection in our gift guide combines our Real Obsessed™ collection with more sparkle, lace and shine to make every girl feel like royalty.

Gift Guide: Once Upon A Party

From holiday get-togethers to fancy PJ parties at home, the flannelscrop tanksleggings and bodysuits in this collection are made for magic.

Gift Guide: Once Upon A Party

Shop the look: Jeweled Crown Headband, Legging Flannel, Fuzzy Crop Tank, Tutu Nightie, Hi-Rise Play Shine Legging, Real Obsessed™ Boybrief, Magical Lace + Shine Bodysuit, Chiffon Headband

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How To: Friendsgiving (aka REALgiving!)

Real thankful. REALgiving! Keep the thanks going and celebrate by bringing together all your friends for a REALgiving meal. Tips and deliciousness below!

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LET FRIENDS BE THE FOCUS

FRIENDS are what make REALgiving special… don’t blow your budget on centerpieces or fancy foods! Pick fresh flowers, get a few simple candles and focus on the love.

How To: Friendsgiving (aka REALgiving!)

GET DOWN TO BUSINESS: FOOD!

If cooking by yourself feels overwhelming, make your REALgiving last all day and cook with your friends.

How To: Friendsgiving (aka REALgiving!)

ROASTED CARROTS RECIPE

These carrots are gluten-free, nut-free, vegan and sure to be a fave for any foodie.

WHAT YOU NEED:

  • 2 pounds of carrots, peeled
  • 1/4 cup apricot preserves
  • 2 tbs. honey
  • 2 tbs. olive oil
  • 1 tbs. butter, melted
  • 1 tsp. balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp. thyme
  • Salt and pepper to taste

DIRECTIONS:

  1. Preheat oven to 375° F.
  2. Place carrots side-by-side on a greased cookie sheet.
  3. In a medium bowl, combine all remaining ingredients and mix well.
  4. Using a basting brush, brush all carrots evenly with mixture.
  5. Bake carrots for 35-45 minutes, stirring halfway.
  6. Garnish with salt and pepper to taste.

How To: Friendsgiving (aka REALgiving!)

BEST-EVER STUFFING RECIPE

No THANKS, REAL or FRIENDSgiving is complete without stuffing! This easy recipe only needs a few ingredients to pack in the flavor.

WHAT YOU NEED:

  • 1 loaf of day-old white bread
  • 3/4 cup butter
  • 1 1/2 cups celery
  • 2 1/2 cups yellow onions
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 1/2 cup fresh parsley
  • 1 tbs. thyme
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 1/2 cups chicken broth
  • 2 large eggs

DIRECTIONS:

  1. Preheat oven to 350° F.
  2. Tear bread into 1-inch pieces.
  3. Place bread pieces on a cookie sheet and bake until golden brown, stirring occasionally.
  4. Melt butter over medium-high heat, then add in and brown the celery, garlic and onions.
  5. Add spices then transfer to a large bowl and combine the mixture with bread crumbs.
  6. In a separate bowl, whisk together chicken broth and eggs.
  7. Fold broth and egg mixture into the bread and mix thoroughly.
  8. Transfer the stuffing into a casserole dish.
  9. Bake for 40-45 minutes.

How To: Friendsgiving (aka REALgiving!)

DON’T FORGET DESSERT

Cookie swaps aren’t just for Christmas! If you’re not quite ready for pumpkin pie, REALgiving is a great opportunity to bake and exchange your favorite cookies.

How To: Friendsgiving (aka REALgiving!)

Any more must-know REALgiving recipes or tips? Comment below and tell us!

How To: 90’s Trend

Now trending: all 90’s everything. Bring back the past with 4 easy layers!

1.  START WITH SOFT

First layers should always start with the super-soft Real Soft® fabric you know and love. For the colder months, add sleeves!

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2. LAYER ON THE 90’s

Layer your prettiest sleepwear on top with our Satin Slip Nightie, then tie our Legging Flannel around your waist. It’s not 90’s without flannel!

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3. FINISH WITH A BEANIE

Get cozy on top with our Cable Sweater Beanie, made for any kind of hair day.

How To: 90’s Trend

4. DREAM ON!

Your throwback look is done! But if you want even more “As if!”, add a tattoo choker and military boots like the Woven Chokers and Lace-Up Hammer Boot from AEO.

How To: 90’s Trend

What’s your favorite 90’s trend? Comment below & tell us!

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