Getting Into the Holiday Spirit – A Holiday Guide – BeautyMePlease

This Black Friday post comes to you from a fellow Washington resident! Briana reached out to me regarding guest posting, and lo and behold she lives only one hour from me in my new home state! I’m sure you’ll see more collaborating between her and I in the coming years as we can easily work together to come up with ideas. Without further hesitation, I present BeautyMePlease!

As the end of the year approaches faster than ever, every year we still face the same problem: Getting into the holiday vibe. True story! You must be thinking, “alright Bri, Good luck with that”, well GRINCH, I don’t need your input!

Before we get started let me introduce myself, My name is Briana and I am the owner/creator of Beauty me Please! I am a beauty blogger and freelance makeup artist that blog about beauty as long as it is cruelty free & vegan! I also do personal blogs and self care because we all need that reminder to take care of ourselves. If you want to see more of me don’t hesitate to visit me at beautymeplease.com

Coffee up and take a seat because we are getting festive!

1. Smell like a SNACK

Ever here the term “Smelling like a snack? Yeah I have too and I am not too fond of it but it is relevant for this topic. One way to get into the holiday spirit to to bathe in the scents and oh so good beauty products. I am talking candles, shower gels, lotions, hair products and maybe as far as toothpaste. That sounds like a cavity. But it is a start! If your tree is up, spray some pine, need some candles? Hit up Bath N Body works for some sugarcookie or vanilla scented candles to make your house smell like a bakery all day everyday! Something fun and relaxing is taking a bath and using a really good scented bath bomb and then lotion up afterwards. Usually with smells that go well together. Careful not to go overboard though, it happens.

2. Baking and baked goods make the heart whole 

At heart, if there are no sweets of any kind I am a very very sad soul and many others are too. It is literally the unofficial tradition for thanksgiving or Christmas. Sure you have your buffets of food but your holiday will not be complete without  some yummy baked goods. 

So you can go out an check out and support your local bake shops because usually they have the good stuff. Or checkout Pinterest because there are so many really good and healthy dishes and recipes but the search will be unlimited! Best believe Pinterest has millions of recipes and more more are added everyday and since the holidays are here, you are boundto find the perfect recipe.

 

3. Facebook events

If you are looking to save money this year because you blew it all on decorations or presents but still want something to do then this is for you. Around this time of year, your town or city have many events happening pertaining to the holiday or celebrations. There are dance events, events for family and children,concerts, special mall parties, whatever it may be you are bound to something really fun and worth the experience. A lot of the events depending on the area will be free and also depending on the area or event in general there are fees but nothing too crazy. Definitely doable. Facebook events are easily accessible in the app and on desktop. Give it a whirl and see what you find.

4. Decorate!

This is the simplest and easiest way to truly get festive and feel one with the spirit! Decorating is like the soul or the door to feeling happy and good spirited with the harsh winter fall and winter weather. It keeps you sain, and you don’t have to leave your house if you don’t want after you make your place a living museum of decorative vibes. And every year you get to spend time in looking for MORE decor to compliment what you already have. It is the truest form of satisfaction.

5. You’re the Grinch

If none of these are tickling you yet, I fear that it is too late for you! YOU GRINCH! Or possibly scrooge? You simply cannot be entertained! Getting festive and feeling the holiday is also wanting to really feel something else other than moping around and feeling unhappy. My advice? Go to that neighborhood where every house and lawn is decked out head-to-toe in decorations. Appreciate all the pretty lights and the effort that goes into that maintenance and dedication it took to get all that out. You know what I am talking about! When you were younger your family would drive around looking at all the homes that were bright and colorful SCREAMING for attention! If that STILL doesn’t get your blood flowing well, Netflix your problems until you feel better.

Well that is all I have for this year guys! I hope you guys enjoyed this read as much as I did but really, all seriousness aside you should really some of these out if you haven’t already, could make a difference, who knows. I’d like to thank Koral, for giving me the opportunity to reach out to you guys and give you some ideas and hopefully a laugh! She is a great person and I love her work as you do too! Thank you for having me, again my name is Briana and I hope you have the BEST Thanksgiving and Christmas and a Happy New year!

  One thought on “Getting Into the Holiday Spirit – A Holiday Guide – BeautyMePlease

  1. November 28, 2018 at 5:29 PM

    Right?! And it’s usually free (I mean cheaper at least and you only use gas for driving) I get a little grinchy when I’m low on funds for the holidays and can’t get that social someone what they really want. lol

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  2. November 28, 2018 at 5:28 PM

    Most people love baked goods! Thanks for reading!

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  3. November 28, 2018 at 5:28 PM

    Cinnamon and apple is my favorite so you can always find me with an apple, cinnamon, or even pine smell in the home haha

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  4. November 28, 2018 at 5:27 PM

    Agreed! I don’t have kids myself, but my fiancé and I are always looking for things to do since we’re new to our area – only a year now here and still have SO much to see.

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  5. November 28, 2018 at 5:26 PM

    I always have one burning starting November 1, hahaha

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  6. November 26, 2018 at 5:18 PM

    Such great ideas. Every year I start off the season feeling a little “grinchy” but I know that two or three familiar Hallmark movies later and I’m ready to celebrate! I love the idea of driving around and looking at lights. Sometimes I forget that’s even an option!

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  7. Busola Akinpade
    November 26, 2018 at 6:37 AM

    I love baked goods anytime. Enjoyed reading

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  8. Poovanesh
    November 26, 2018 at 12:18 AM

    Great post. Good tips to get into the festive spirit id you’re on a budget. I love the scent of cinnamon in the home too to give it that Christmassy feeling.

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  9. November 25, 2018 at 4:28 PM

    I love this and I needed the reminder about fb events- such a good way to find stuff, especially for kids. It’s a good way to break it down if you’re feeling grinch-y!

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  10. November 25, 2018 at 4:20 PM

    I have holiday candle burning as I’m reading this! Great ideas.

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  11. November 25, 2018 at 12:19 PM

    Me too! 😀 I will be creating that flyer pretty soon for repeat bloggers so be on the look out

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  12. November 25, 2018 at 12:18 PM

    Haha I know! I love pine scented anything and even all year round. Apples and Pine are my go to. Definitely not a grinch here 😀

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  13. November 25, 2018 at 11:59 AM

    I love this post! 🙂 I bet all the scents of the season boost people’s mood, too! 🙂 There has been research that decorating does boost your mood! Signs you are a Grinch (LOL).
    Best,
    Christina

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  14. Beauty Me Please
    November 23, 2018 at 4:57 PM

    I had a lot of fun writing this post for you! And I am so excited for our future collaborations 💖

    Liked by 1 person

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