Thursday, January 4, 2018

My Life in December 2017

Hello Everyone!

Today I wanted to share my monthly lifestyle post for December. Last month was truly amazing. The holidays and celebrating my birthday made Decemeber that more special:) Let's get started!


Simple Holiday Makeup 


Candy Cane Lane

Last days being 31 

Pre Birthday Glam 



Homemade Boneless BBQ Porkchops and Roasted Potatoes with Broccoli Florets 

Cocoa by the Christmas Tree 

A few baked cookies I made to give out in these cute Christmas tins. I made quite a few of these in December.

It's just not Christmas without a tin full of popcorn lol!

Well less than full tin of popcorn now!

A glass of wine to start off my birthday weekend 

Christmas Stuff

The Christmas tree is up and decorated

Christmas Eve

It's so peaceful looking at the Christmas lights on the tree

Out and About

At the mall

Christmas Candles 

I had such a nice time in Yankee Candle this past holidays season.

In speaking of Yankee Candle, did you check out my sponsored Bakery Scented Candles ft. Yankee Candles Post? Such a fun collab!

Here before the store even opens

Happiness over my birthday weekend 

I shared this on my Instagram page, but seriously I saw Valentine's Day items before Christmas. 

The SAS at Bath and Body Works.  I did a few exchanges on some candles

I'm just going to show one of the candles that I picked up during the exchange since I'm featuring some of the Sweet Shop Collection next week. Peach Poppy smells so good!


I really need to try Too Faced Products

I think this display looks really nice

I went to Sephora to redeem my free birthday gift, but they were out of stock, so reedemed my beauty insider points instead. I saw these cute pieces of jewelry while I was at the mall as well.

My 32nd Birthday/Christmas 

Since my last post was about my birthday, I didn't want duplicate too many pictures lol. Here's my link to My 32nd Birthday/Christmas 2017

Christmas gifts

Birthday Selfie, Hello 32

New Year's Eve 

NYE food. I usually spend NYE at home lol. 

Bringing in the New Year with a glass of Sparkling White Grape Juice.  Have a wonderful 2018!!!

January 2018 Posts

My 32nd Birthday/Christmas 2017


Unknown said...

I’m glad you have a great month of December, Pilar! I love seeing all your photos, your nye food plate looks so good! And yes you totally need to try too faced makeup, you’d love their chocolate bar palettes!

Lisa said...

Great look back at December! Can’t wait to see what you bring in Janurary.
BTW- Bath & body has their 75% off sale today and 50% off the three wick candles.

Turn The Page said...

What a wonderful post. Love that selfie of candy cane lane. And Yankee Candle and I are bffs... I think that's why my hubby became a fireman, lol! Happy and healthy 2018 to you!

Marie said...

Looks like you had a great December! I hope you have a wonderful January!

Paola Lauretano said...

Sounds like a great month! I love your pics Pilar and I wish you a wonderful January!
Kisses, Paola.

Midnight Cowgirl said...

December looks like it was a good month. Happy 2018!

Anonymous said...

Nice recap!

PhotosbyCris Travel Fashion Lifestyle said...

Wow What an wonderful month you had. Lovely to see your images. Happy January I hope it is as amazing as December. xoxo Cris

Gingi said...

Your snowman coffee mug is legit cute! <3 <3 <3 HAPPY 2018!!!!!!!!!!! -

Pam said...

Hoping that you have a great Jan....better yet a great YEAR!

LoveT. said...

Happy New Year!
The Pics are gorgeous, you look amazing. Also the Food looks delicious. :)


Yiota said...

Love your selfies, I love how you add a colourful scarf to every single one. I wish you all the best for 2018!


Pilar said...

Thanks Ashley! The NYE food was so good lol! Two Faced has been on my list of products to try for a long time! I think I would love the Chocolate Bar Palettes too!

Pilar said...

Thanks Lisa! I've so many great deals at the B&BW SAS! Thanks for letting me know! I love when the candles are 50% off!

Pilar said...

Thanks Hula La! I had so much fun in Yankee Candle during the holiday season! I can't wait until the new releases. I've seen a few releases on Instagram, but not in my local Yankee Candle store or at least not yet! Happy and Healthy 2018 to you as well!

Pilar said...

Thanks Marie! Wishing you a wonderful January as well!

Pilar said...

Thanks Paola! Wishing you a wonderful January as well!

Pilar said...

Thanks Ashley! Happy 2018!

Pilar said...


Pilar said...

Thanks Cris! I hope you have an amazing January!

Pilar said...

Thanks Gingi! Happy 2018!

Pilar said...

Thanks Pam! I hope you have a great year too!

Pilar said...

Thanks T! Happy New Year!

Pilar said...

Thanks Yiota! Last months I wore a lot of my handmade scarves! Wishing you all the best in 2018!

rakhshanda said...

Looks like you had an amazing December <3 Loved this post!!

Doctor Anne said...

Happy New Year to you too, Pilar. I didn't know popcorn for Christmas was a thing? We only eat it at the cinema.

Anne - Linda, Libra, Loca

Rowena @ rolala loves said...

What a lovely birthday month you Pilar! I got the same tray form Sephora with my points :) Hope the new year is treating you just as well so far!!!

Red Rose Alley said...

You had a wonderful December month, Pilar. The New Year's Eve food looks delicious, and I'll have to try that sparkling white grape juice. Yes, I've seen Valentine stuff out already. But I don't mind, as it's my second favorite holiday. : )

I hope you're having a lovely new year.


Pilar said...

Thanks Anne! I hope your New Year is off to a great start! Around Christmas you see a lot of popcorn tins filled with butter popcorn, cheese popcorn, and caramel corn being sold around the holidays. Usually the the tins that have the fresh popcorn tastes the best, and tins are so cute! I remember when I was a little girl we had popcorn tin in our house during the holidays :)

Pilar said...

Thanks Rowena! I love that tray from Sephora! This is one of the best items I gotten with my Sephora Points :) The year is going well so far, I hope you're having a lovely January!

Pilar said...

Thanks Sheri! I really did have a wonderful December! The sparkling white grape juice is so good, but I like the sparkling red grape juice better! I like Valentine's Day too! I was just a little surprised to see Valentine's Day stuff out before Christmas lol! I hope you're having a lovely new year as well my friend!

Pilar said...

Thanks Rakhshanda!

Naturalle Drea said...

Happy belated bir'thday! You had a great month in December. I didn't get one of those popcorn tins this year and I love them!

Pilar said...

Thanks Drea! December was filled with fun! Those popcorn tins are the best lol!

Kristen Alpert said...

Love the pics. The pics of the food is making me hungry. Wish I had a glass of wine right now. I have to agree with the fact it hasn't even been one holiday and they made venonto the next. Where I'm from Halloween hasn't even happened yet and Christmas stuff is out already. Wish store wud just do one holiday at a time before moving onto the next. I never heard of that makeup brand I will have to check it out. Can you only get it at Sephora.

Pilar said...

Thanks Kristen! I usually start seeing Valentine's Day items displayed in stores the week after Christmas, but I guess some stores wanted to start early. I wish stores would focus on one holiday at time too. If you're talking about Too Faced, you can find the brand at Sephora, Ulta, or the Too Faced website. I haven't tried the brand yet, but there are a few items I want to try!

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