Delish “A Home-Baked Christmas” Recipe Book

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Delish A Home-Baked Christmas: 56 Delicious Cookies, Cakes & Gifts From Your Kitchen From a magnificent Gingerbread House and Mini Christmas Puddings to beautiful centerpieces and edible gifts, this luscious collection from has recipes for everybody’s favorite holiday treats! Christmas will be especially merry with these thoughtful, beautiful, and tasty treasures, all presented in [...]

12 Days of Christmas Giveaway Extravaganza!

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The Fashionable Housewife is celebrating the Christmas season with our fourth annual 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway Extravaganza! Each day from December 3rd – 14th, a new giveaway will be featured. Bookmark this post and check back daily (all giveaways will be linked here), or keep your eye on the main page. You don’t want [...]

Wild Times


In keeping with my “I Love All Things Animal Print” philosophy, check out these new watches from Timex:   There is something so reassuring about a Timex watch.  They last FOREVER, are easy to repair if the battery dies or the band needs replacing, and they are classically elegant.  I love the easy to read [...]

Shoes To Inspire A Spree

Christian Louboutin Alex Pump $4,995

Have you reached that point in your holiday shopping where you just can’t stand it any more?  The practical stuff, the gifts for weird family members, the stocking stuffers…sometimes I just get a brain cramp from it all.  Generally, I love shopping, and I usually subscribe to the “one for you, two for me” rule [...]

Sample Sale: Holiday Entertaining & Decorating Essentials


Holiday Entertaining Essentials Starts Thu 11/11 at 11:00am EST Feast your eyes on these entertaining implements that will make your next holiday affair look like you hired a professional party planner. Start out with elegant and easy-care damask tablecloths and napkins by Trendex Home Design. Then take your pick of pretty napkins rings, shimmering ice [...]

How Do You De-Stress During the Holidays?

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As if things weren’t hectic enough through Halloween, now that it’s November it’s time to start gearing up for the holidays.  Meal planning, travel planning, gift planning, shopping, holiday cards, school events, parties, entertaining…it never ends, and it can take a toll on even the heartiest of fashionable housewives.  To keep your cool when everyone [...]