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Tinsel, multi-colored lights, candy canes, popcorn-garland, ornaments aplenty — whatever your flavor, trimming your tree with all of the proper fixings is a must. And, each December we relish the opportunity to reminisce about holiday memories of years past. Baby's first Christmas, couple's umpteenth anniversary, childhood family pets — you probably have an ornament for each (and then some!).
But, that doesn't mean there isn't room for a few new additions. That's why we scouted out 20 pretty tree-toppers looking for a new Douglas Fir to call home this winter. So, turn on the festive tunes, sip a lil' hot cocoa, and let It's A Wonderful Life play in the background while you put the finishing touches on your evergreen — and click ahead to shop our favorite pieces before the season is over.
With all this inclement weather, we know what you're thinking: "How the heck is my makeup going to stay put with hail, sleet, and snow thrashing at my face?" Add the fact that it's prime Netflix-binging season — with all the crying sessions that entails — and the answer becomes simple: waterproof makeup.
In Western cultures, we tend to avoid death at all costs. We avoid thinking about it and talking about it, and when faced with it, we often go to extraordinary measures to delay it. Photographer Cathrine Ertmann decided to confront death head-on. Her project "About Dying" is a "photo essay from the morgue" that "works as read