If you’re a regular reader, you’re probably sick of my ballet references. Sorry! Last one.

Backstage at the Milwaukee Ballet's The Nutcracker on Flee Fly Flown

I wanted to recap the shopping inspiration in one post as a final wrap-up to the pre-Christmas posts.

So here goes:

The Overture: An introduction to the concept
The Nutcracker Inspiration: Nutcracker shopping guide
The Party: Decorating for a Holiday Party & hostess gifts
Battle with the Rat King: Ideas for the men in your life
Waltz of the Snowflakes: Winter wonderland shopping inspiration
Land of Sweets & the Sugar Plum Fairy: Sweet and wearable treats
The Spanish Dance :: Chocolate: Ruffles, flowers, fans, sweets  &more
The Arabian Dance :: Coffee: Coffee, candles and baklava, oh my!
The Chinese Dance :: Tea: Ideas for the perfect tea party
The Russian Dance :: Trepak: Russian-inspired gifts
Dance of the Reed Flutes: My interpretation = stocking stuffers
Mother Ginger & the Polichinelles: Ginger, mothers & the clowns
Waltz of the Flowers: Scents, flowers or a trip to the garden!
Pas de Deux :: Paired Gifts: Things that go well together
The Finale: A few things from my own wish list

Hopefully you’re shopping is wrapped up by now!

- Colleen