Disclosure: This post is written in partnership with Stella Artois. All opinions are my own.
Rachel Zoe Fringe Dress (Similar) | Jimmy Choo Pumps | Earrings SimilarDuring the holiday season, there’s always so much emphasis on buying gifts and spending money on our loved ones. But lately, I can’t help but feel like most of us have plenty of things – maybe too much. The one thing we don’t have enough of is time. With each passing year as time becomes more precious, I’m realizing that there’s nothing greater than the gift of being present. Every time we’re caught in our thoughts about something other than what’s happening in front of us, a moment is gone forever. So this holiday season, I’m vowing to give the gift of my presence – something I haven’t been great at.
Thanks to Stella Artois, my first attempt was a success.
I love serving bottles of Stella Artois because it’s such a nice change up from having the usual glass of wine.
Plus, I think it makes for a more cozy environment. The chalice helped elevate the occasion along with my festive dress code. This was important for me since I wanted it to be reminiscent of Christmas – sparkly, intimate, but special. Candles and a silver lit tree helped set the mood for the evening. As the night went on, laughter and photos filled the air while easy finger foods circulated the room. I’m glad I had lots of Stella Artois beer on hand because everyone kept going back for more.
It’s been a while since I spent an evening unplugged, but I loved being present and living in the moment. This moment was such a great reminder that the best gift we all receive from being present is loving relationships. I hope you guys spend the holiday season the same way and create long lasting memories in the process.Stella Artois