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Style: Winter White

Miss Kris Winter White OOTD 1Winter white! Now I have to admit that even though I avoid the cold weather at all cost, I do enjoy seeing the Instapics of the freshly fallen white snow that my friends back East post. I don’t envy the 30 degree temps, but the snow sure is pretty. The recent snowfall has inspired one of my favorite looks. Winter whites plus a faux fur plus a fedora is giving me a 70s cold weather vibe that I can totally get behind. What do you think? How do you feel about the Winter white trend?

Pants | Shirt | Jacket (similar) | Heels | Bag | Hat

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DIY: Glitter Ombre Heels… Because YASSSSS!

I’d like to dedicate today’s video to all my friend in the Northeast region of the US celebrating their Tuesday with a SNOW DAY!!!! I don’t envy the cold weather, but I do wish I was forced to stay in my house today and spend hours watching TV. Ahhhhhhhh we can all dream. I hope you’re all staying warm and safe. If you’re looking for something to do… I’ve got two minutes of your day covered. Click here to enjoy this designer inspired glitter ombre heels tutorial. Enjoy!!

Don’t forget to subscribe to the Miss Kris channel (here) and follow me on Instagram (here). Hopefully if you really are stuck inside today, I can spend some time entertaining you! xo


The Fabulous Adventures Of Miss Kris: Aboard A Fun Ship To Mexico

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I’m labeling 2015 the year of Miss Kris’ fabulous adventures! I’ve challenged myself to do more exploring in the new year. So when presented the opportunity from Carnival Cruise Lines to spend my New Year’s Eve aboard one of their fabulous ships, how could I say no?! NYE aboard a ship? In the middle of the ocean? What an exciting way to ring in the year of adventure!

A few girlfriends and I boarded the ship on a Monday afternoon, setting sail for Mexico. After a fun day at sea we finally arrived at the first of two ports, Progresso.  We spent a few hours exploring the Mayan ruins and shopping. We later returned to the ship for a night of colorful New Year’s Eve activities. A delicious dinner and lots of dancing, all culminated in a colorful balloon drop at midnight that you’ve just got to see (watch here). My NYE was a blast!

After the most magical of evenings aboard the ship, we docked in Cozumel. Our excursion that day was to a private house with our own little private beache the most perfect and peaceful way to spend the first day of the new year.

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A cruise was the perfect way to cap off the holiday season and reset for the adventures that await me in a fresh year. Click here to watch my video diary and a very special thank you to Carnival for having me.

Disclosure: This post was created as part of my collaboration with Carnival. As always, all of the opinions, thoughts, and ideas in this post are my own.


YUM!: Flavored Popcorn Recipes

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Award Season is in full swing here in LA. This weekend are the Golden Globes, then we have the SAG Awards and a few other shows leading up to the main event, the Oscars! Because my invite to these award shows always seem to get lost in the mail, I’ll be watching the shows from the comfort of my couch with a big bowl of popcorn! I mean it seems only right to celebrate some of Hollywood’s most glamorous evenings with popcorn, right? For those of you hosting Award Show parties keep in mind that popcorn really is a spectacular party snack. There are so many ways to dress up popcorn and really make it a fancy and delicious treat. Below are a few of my favorite gourmet popcorn recipes:

Parmesan-Rosemary: Toss 16 cups hot popcorn with 1/2 cup grated parmesan, 3 tablespoons olive oil, 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh rosemary and 2 teaspoons kosher salt.
Truffle: Toss 16 cups hot popcorn with 6 tablespoons melted butter, 1 1/2 tablespoons truffle oil, 1/4 cup grated parmesan, 1 teaspoon kosher salt and 1/2 teaspoon pepper.
Buttered: Melt 1 stick butter in a small saucepan over low heat, skimming off the foam and solids; drizzle over 16 cups hot popcorn and toss with 2 teaspoons kosher salt.
Three-Cheese: Toss 16 cups hot popcorn with 2 cups shredded cheddar, 1 cup grated parmesan and 1/2 cup grated pecorino; spread on baking sheets. Bake at 350 degrees F until the cheddar melts, 3 minutes. Season with salt.
Bacon-Chive: Cook 6 slices chopped bacon until crisp; drain on paper towels, reserving the drippings. Drizzle 2 tablespoons each reserved bacon drippings and melted butter over 16 cups hot popcorn. Toss with the bacon, 1/2 cup chopped chives and 1/2 teaspoon cayenne. Season with salt.
Cajun: Melt 4 tablespoons butter with 1 tablespoon Cajun seasoning (try Tony Chachere- my fave), 1 teaspoon grated lemon zest, 1/4 teaspoon cayenne and 2 chopped scallions; drizzle over 16 cups hot popcorn and toss. Season with salt.
Salt and Vinegar: Combine 1/4 cup malt vinegar and 2 teaspoons kosher salt in a small spray bottle; shake to dissolve the salt. Spray over 16 cups hot popcorn.
 
Recipes via The Food Network.

BON VOYAGE 2014: Miss Kris’ Guide To Packing + My New Years Travel Plans

 

I can’t even begin to express how excited I am!! For the first time in a long time I have actual New Years Eve plans. YEA!!! A few girlfriends and I will be hitting the high seas and ringing in the new year on a Carnival cruise.

I love traveling, but I’ve never been a fan of packing. I’m a notorious over packer who always waits until the last minute. Over the years I’ve developed a few helpful tips and tricks to help make the packing process a little easier. Click here to see my tips!

If you’re a note taker and list maker like me, then a checklist is the perfect tool to help you get travel organized. I created this list to help ensure no toothbrush, headphones or phone charger is ever left behind. Lists make my life so much easier!  Below is my travel checklist. Save it, print it out and use it while preparing for your next vacation. It’s a lifesaver!

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Be sure to follow me on Instagram (here) to keep up with all my adventures.

Disclosure: This post was created as part of my collaboration with Carnival. As always, all of the opinions, thoughts, and ideas in this post are my own.


Thrift Chic: DIY Chalkboard Serving Tray

Photo 5Have you guys been following along with my Thrifted Genius series in collaboration with Darling Magazine? I was so thrilled to collaborate in this series where I turned thrift store finds into fab new decor pieces. I transformed a glass liquor decanter into a lamp (here) and a frame into succulent planter (here). Click here to see how I transformed a vintage silver serving tray into a chalkboard, perfect for those home personalized messages.

Special thanks to Kasey of Kasey Jones, Ink. for the lovely chalk art. ( …my handwriting is pretty awful lol)

VIDEO: DIY Bath Scrub… The Perfect Gift For The Girl Who Has It All!

Last year I made this lemon and vanilla bath scrub and gave it to all the women in my family. It was a HUGE hit! This year I revamped the scrub and added my favorite, refreshing scent lavender. Watch the video here!

Don’t forget to subscribe to the Miss Kris YouTube channel. GREATNESS coming in 2015. I promise you won’t want to miss it!!


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