Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies with Sea Salt Recipe

Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies with Sea Salt Recipe. The best chocolate chip cookie recipe for the annual Blog Hop Cookie Swap! For even more holiday cookie recipes, be sure to check out everyone else participating on jojotastic.com! #christmascookies #cookieswap #cookierecipe #chocolatechipcookies #chocolatecookies #cookies #seasalt

Is there anything better than the perfect chocolate chip cookie? The only appropriate answer to that question is HELL NO. Thanks to our finished kitchen, all I wanna do these days is bake… which also means I’ve been sloooowly perfecting this recipe for chewy chocolate chip cookies. Today is also the Blog Hop Cookie Swap, so I teamed up with 14 other bloggers to share our favorite cookie recipes today! Last year I shared a more complicated Greek cookie recipe, so this time I’m switching it up with a tried and true classic.

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Rustic Foraged Evergreen Centerpiece | DIY

How to Make a Foraged Evergreen Centerpiece for Your Winter Tablescape! DIY tutorial for a flower arrangement for a Festive Forest Christmas Tablescape, inspired by Nordic and Scandinavian decor and hygge holiday decorations. #christmastable #tablescape #holidaytable #christmasdecor #holidaydecor #greendiningtable #diningtable #christmasvillage #hygge #greenery #pine #greencenterpiece #centerpiece

What did you think of Joanna’s holiday tablescape yesterday? Personally, I love the festive simplicity of it. The holidays always come with so much bling and sparkle, sometimes it’s nice to embrace a palette cleanser and tone things down, ya know? I think there’s so much beauty in that. Today, I am sharing a foraged evergreen centerpiece tutorial that’s so simple and easy to recreate. With Joanna’s Scandinavian woodland Christmas theme in mind, I knew the primary goal was to have our centerpiece be a little reflection of the forest. After all, here in the PNW, that isn’t hard to achieve! In fact, all of the greenery we used was foraged, except for the juniper.

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My Festive Forest Christmas Tablescape

How to Style a Festive Forest Christmas Tablescape! Inspired by Nordic and Scandinavian decor and hygge holiday decorations. Entertaining tips for small spaces for the holidays. #christmastable #tablescape #holidaytable #christmasdecor #holidaydecor #greendiningtable #diningtable #christmasvillage #hygge

I’m changing things up on you guys and sharing my Christmas tablescape first! Usually, I like to share the floral centerpiece DIY first, then build to the full tablescape the next day. But for my holiday table this year, the two posts go hand in hand! Sarah designed the centerpiece, I set the table around that, then she added the final details. I loved styling a table this year and feel like that really comes across in how festive and cozy it feels.

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Captain Whidbey Inn | Travel Guide

The Coziest Pacific Northwest Destination, Captain Whidbey Inn on Whidbey Island just north of Seattle + the Miracle Pop Up. Travel guide and tips for Whidbey on jojotastic.com #seattle #PNW #whidbeyisland #whidbey #miraclepopup #holidaydecor #pacificnorthwest #christmasdecor #penncove

Recently, I had the opportunity for a mid-week, mini staycation at a new-ish destination just a couple of hours away from Seattle call Captain Whidbey Inn. It was SO beautiful, SO cozy, and SO festive that I knew I had to share with you! It was also the furthest I’ve been from Seattle since my lung surgery, so I was especially happy to be there. Breathing the fresh air of the PNW really brought some stuff into focus for me. Captain Whidbey is a truly magical spot where I will definitely be returning!

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My Ultimate Guide to The Best Stocking Stuffers

The Best Stocking Stuffer Ideas for Any Budget! Stocking stuffers under $5, under $10, under $15 on jojotastic.com #giftguide #giftidea #giftgiving #gifts #presents #christmaspresents #christmasgiftideas #christmasgift #stockingstuffers #affordablegift #budgetfriendlygiftideas

To me, stocking stuffers are a tricky thing… I hate the idea of giving a gift that someone doesn’t really need in order to simply fill a stocking. That feels so wasteful to me and the antithesis of my goals to reduce the waste in our home. Instead, I always brainstorm stocking stuffer ideas that are desirable, fun, and budget-friendly. This year I thought it would be fun to share my favorites with you!

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4 Gifts I’m Giving Myself This Year

The 4 Gifts I'm Giving Myself for Christmas to Embrace Self-Care. Personal essay about self cafe and wellness on jojotastic.com #selfcare #wellness #winter #holidays #christmas #winterwellness #seasons #winterselfcare #holidayselfcare #christmasselfcare #giftsforyourself

You guys… what a freaking year it’s been. From our wedding to my lung collapse and surgery to traveling in Italy… I have so much to be grateful for this year. It also means that this has been an overwhelmingly intense year. And an expensive one, at that. Sean and I are still giving each other smaller gifts this year, but I have had so many incredible #blessings this year… that I just didn’t feel the need to share a personal gift guide (except for texting Sean a link to this pretty Dutch oven). Instead, I wanted to share how I am embracing my own self-care this holiday season by prioritizing myself and giving myself some gifts.

To inspire you to do the same, I’m being totally transparent today and sharing the 4 gifts I’m giving myself this holiday season.

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Thoughtful Gifts for Literally Everyone

Thoughtful Gift Ideas for Literally Everyone: Boss, Co-worker, Teacher, In-laws & more! Gift Guide for Christmas & Holidays 2019 via jojotastic.com #giftguide #giftidea #giftgiving #gifts #presents #christmaspresents #christmasgiftideas #christmasgift #hostessgifts

Every time I ask on Instagram what type of gift suggestions you need, I am most frequently asked for gifts that could work for anyone. Aka gifts that are kindaaa generic, but still thoughtful. You know, for your kid’s teacher, your boss, your in-laws, etc. I spent a bit of time researching and came up with this list of affordable thoughtful gifts that will work for literally everyone on your list!

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