15 Last Minute Gift Ideas from Amazon Prime

12 Easy last-minute gift ideas! Last Minute Amazon Prime Gift Guide for Christmas & Holidays 2019 via jojotastic.com #giftguide #giftidea #giftgiving #gifts #presents #christmaspresents #christmasgiftideas #christmasgift #amazonprime #lastminutegifts #lastminutechristmasgifts #lastminutegiftideas #specialgifts

You guys, where has the time gone??? I’m still wrapping up a few gifts, including stocking stuffers. Which means that I’ve turned to Amazon thanks to their super-fast shipping. While this post is not sponsored, I have to say… I have worked with Amazon in the past and I’m totally hooked. I love the ability to shop from the comfort of my sofa, while knowing my gifts will show up on time. If you’ve waited til the last minute or simply need a few more last minute gift ideas, this gift guide is perfect for you!

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5 Ways to Make the Holidays Less Stressful

How To Make The Holidays Less Stressful (Tips That Worked For Me)! 5 Tips to reduce the stress of Christmas for Self-Care. #selfcare #wellness #holidays #holidaystress #entertainingtips #holidaytips #christmas

I feel like it’s expected to say that the holiday season is stressful… we all know it, we all acknowledge it, but what do we do about it?? After sharing more of my personal story with this Instagram post, I realized it was time to open up the conversation into a larger discussion — and to share ways to make the holidays less stressful. I’m talking about things that work for me and tips that are actually attainable.

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Italian Style Mulled Wine Recipe

Toast to Good Health with My Italian Style Mulled Wine Recipe aka Vin Brule! Easy mulled wine cocktail, batch cocktail for entertaining holiday guests. Made with vanilla, red wine, spices, orange zest & more #cocktailrecipe #cocktail #mulledwine #spicedwine #italianmulledwine #winecocktail #holidaycocktail #holiday #christmas #christmascocktail #vinbrule

I think by now we all know that I’m obsessed with all things Italian, right? After two summers spent wandering Italy, I’ve fallen hard for this beautiful, vibrant, quirky culture. There are sooo many things that Italians do very, very well: food, wine, design… but today I want focus on cocktails! The holidays are the perfect time for mulled wine, but I wanted to put a special twist on it and instead share an Italian style mulled wine recipe called Vin Brulè. It’s so tasty!

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Eco-Friendly Holiday Decor DIY: 3 Birdseed Ornaments

3 Ways to Make Eco-Friendly Holiday Decor with Birdseed. Kid-friendly craft tutorial. DIY birdseed ornament, garland, and swag. #DIY #crafts #kidscrafts #birdseed #birdseedornament #ornament #ornamentDIY #garland #swag #holidays #christmas #ecofriendly #sustainability

When it comes to sharing DIY posts, we’re often asked to share crafts that are kid-friendly, but still with our usually creativity and style. Immediately, we thought of making traditional birdseed ornaments. But it wouldn’t be a Jojotastic DIY without putting a twist on them… and in typical fashion, I couldn’t stop with just one idea — I had to give you three! When it comes to DIY tutorials, I’m a big fan of anything that is multi-purpose and eco-friendly — and these birdseed ornaments hit ALL the right notes.

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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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