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Our Holiday Photoshoot

Jem Written by Jem

We had the pleasure of having our 2nd Photoshoot for Seven Minutes in Heaven, right around the Holidays! So we took full advantage of all of the great holiday colors and motifs we could in this shoot.

Also in this shoot you may notice someone very special to Seven Minutes in Heaven, Nicki! That’s right guys – she made it up here safe and sound with her lovely husband Steven practically hours before this shoot began.

We had a lot of fun and a lot of help making this shoot a success, and of course all of the pieces featured in this shoot will be available on our etsy this week!

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Thanks again to everyone who helped us out including :

Our Models : Jocelyn and Stephanie

The amazing Photographer : Andres Zawadzki : Instagram him : @andreszz

60s inspired Updos brought to you by : Sandra Milena

The lady who came the earliest and styled all of the models : Sydney Scott: sydneymichellescott@gmail.com / sydneymscott.com

Special Thanks to Naty and George for helping out around the shoot as well!

Holiday Cookies!

Jem Written by Jem

I love baking. Cookies are one of the easiest baked goods to prepare. And with the holidays in full force it is high time that you got into that kitchen of yours and preheated that oven and got to making some Holiday Cookies!

At my house growing up we always had the tradition of having family members over and all of the kids would gather around the kitchen and decorate sugar cookies with lots of colored sugars and jimmies and all sort of other pretty decorations. They usually looked like a mess afterwards and I don’t know if we ever ate all of them. But the act of it was festive enough for me!

I’ve pulled some fun holiday cookie recipes for ya’ll to try out this month!

 

Shortbread cookies – are by far my favorite cookies to make any time of the year, but this version makes it just a little bit more festive – probably even more so if you used colored sugars!

I love this holiday take on a cookie classic. I remember I used to get the original kind in the cookie aisle – but come to think of it I haven’t seen them in awhile – I wonder if they are still around? Either way, this cute ‘Shirley Temple’ is fun!

The holidays wouldn’t be complete without lots of excessive alcohol added into every sweet dish possible! These bourbon balls are doing it right by adding the colored sprinkles onto this potent cookie.

Now these I love for multiple reasons, I love myself some beets – in any form, and I love how the beets naturally turn these cookies into a fun holiday hue. I’m not sure I’ve ever had the original Rugelach myself but according to my findings these are very much a holiday favorite!¬†

Well whichever path you take this holiday season. Get to making something sweet and tasty for all of your loved ones – and of course pop a few of the right out of the oven ones for yourself!