Favorite Christmas Presents from 2022

January 16, 2023

I know this post is a little late but I am posting it now.  I had a nice Christmas and I hope you did too.  It seems as though the month of December flew by so fast and now we are already into the middle of January. 

I received some nice gifts from my family that I'd love to share with you.  You might like some of these items for yourself. 

Our dog Bosco recently passed away in November due to old age.  My daughter had commissioned an artist from Etsy to make this digital painting of Bosco.  This is my favorite Christmas gift from my daughter.  My husband and I love this digital painting of Bosco and we can't wait to hang it on the wall. 

Calista Tools - Profecter Pro & Pro Plus Heated Round Brush - 0.50" Pro
I asked for this heated brush for Christmas.  I love how this heated brush curls my hair.  This tool is easy to use and it comes with a black case to use when traveling. 

Milk Makeup - Mini Hydro Grip Setting Spray
I've never used a setting spray before after applying my makeup.  My daughter uses this spray and loves it.  I like how this spray makes my makeup last longer throughout the day.  This bottle size is great, as I can pack it in my suitcase and bring it on vacation.

Drunk Elephant Body Lotion - TLC Glycolic Body Lotion
This was another Christmas gift from my daughter.  I've never used any product by Drunk Elephant.  My daughter uses all of their face products and loves them.  I like how this body lotion moistures my skin and it'll be perfect to use this winter.

Le Monster Lip Crayon Lipstick - Haus Labs by Lady Gaga
This is another Christmas gift from my daughter.  This is the first time I'm using any makeup product by Lady Gaga.  I love this pretty lip crayon and it's the perfect shade of lipstick - Rose Matte.

These two sweaters are gifts from my sister-in-law.  The sweaters are from Loft and are so comfortable.  They will look fashionable with leggings or jeans.

Bonus gift for my birthday which was four days after Christmas.

These boots were on my gift list.  I'm so happy I have these boots to wear this winter.  They are so comfortable and they look great with my leggings, joggers, and straight-leg jeans.

Did you receive any favorite Christmas gifts?

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  1. Julie you got so many great gifts. I'm working on a post like this so I hope it's not too late! I love the sweet painting of Bosco!! What a treasured gift and memory of him. I've heard a lot about Drunk Elephant products but haven't tried any yet. The setting spray sounds really awesome. How is the curling brush working for you? Those sweaters look really cozy and nice! Your bonus Uggs are so nice too..they were quite popular over the holiday! I didn't know Lady Gaga had makeup. So cool!

  2. Those boots are so cute and I love the sweaters. It's been a cold winter and nice to have warm comfy clothes. I got a new favorite gift but it will be in my post on Friday! lol Hugs!

  3. I love all your gifts but the picture of Bosco is so sweet and fabulous. Happy New Week. xoxo Kris

  4. The picture of your dog is just beautiful :)

  5. That painting of Bosco is perfect! What a lovely gift.

    1. Yes, I agree with you Joanne about the painting of Bosco.

  6. The painting of Bosco will certainly be something you treasure for a long time. I also love all the beauty gifts!

    1. Thanks Tanya. The painting of Bosco is my favorite gift and I love all of the beauty gifts too.

  7. I'm sorry to hear about Bosco Julie, I always liked your posts that shared a pic of him! Love your new boots too-enjoy:@)

  8. That picture of Bosco is the best. Your daughter knocked that one out of the park. I know you'll cherish it always. xo

  9. Hi Julie! What a beautiful tribute to have Bosco's picture. I'm sorry to hear he passed away. I recently got a dog, my first one ever. He's a goldendoodle and I named him Teddy. He helps me dealing with loneliness and anxiety. I hope you and your family are well and safe! Lots of hugs from CA!

  10. Julie, the picture of Bosco is so special.
    I was so tempted to buy those Ugg boots, but I couldn't justify it since I'm not really up north for too long during winter. They're so cute!

  11. Wasn’t that the sweetest gift from your daughter of the painting of Bosco?? She sure gave you some other great gifts, too. Your sweaters and Ugg boots are wonderful, also. You’re very lucky!


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