Author Archives: Cassandra LaValle

About Cassandra LaValle

Cassandra LaValle is the founder and editor-in-chief of coco+kelley where she explores trends in fashion, decor and entertaining, highlighting pieces that exude classic design and glamour. As a designer, she consults clients across the globe on styling their homes and private events from her offices in Seattle.

RECIPE :: ROSEMARY PEAR PIE

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You may remember this delicious recipe from my collaboration with Starbucks this past fall. Well, since the inspiration site we put together was seasonal, it’s since been taken down, and a few of you have asked that I now post the recipe here – a request I’m more than happy to accommodate! A perfect mix of […]

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HANDMADE HOLIDAY GIFT WRAP PARTY!

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One of my very favorite parts of Christmas is wrapping all the presents!! While I usually buy the paper, I love making my own toppers and tags, so was super excited with the lovely Brandy Brown of Marabou Design agreed to hosting a little gift wrap workshop where she showed us how to create one-of-a-kind handmade wrapping paper and […]

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GIFT GUIDE :: STOCKING STUFFERS FOR HIM + HER

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I kinda had a panic attack the other day about the fact that I’m not even close to finished with my Christmas shopping, and then I remembered… I still had stockings to stuff too! I feel like I always do them at the last minute – throwing in socks and mini bottles of booze and […]

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  1. Denise

    My stocking stuffers are relatively inexpensive. Gourmet chocolate bars, specialty jams, soaps, candles, kitchen gadgets, interesting fridge magnets, etc.

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  2. Marisa

    NO! I loved that Marc Jacobs phone case but your phone falls out of it so easily!! Mine shook around in the case and would then fall right out! I love his other cases but I would stay away from the faceted one!

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HOLIDAY COCKTAILS :: THE MINT MERRYMAKER

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While I’m not usually one for sweet sippers, ’tis the season for indulging! And this festive and minty little holiday cocktail recipe is just what your guests ordered… The Mint Merrymaker // serves 1 1 oz. white crème de cacao 1 oz rain city coffee liqueur ½ oz. creme de menthe 1 oz. heavy cream chocolate wafer, fresh mint […]

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GIFT GUIDE :: GIVE BACK

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Just like most of you, I usually end up doing my holiday shopping online, and at my favorite large retailers whose sales (and return policies) make it easy to wrap up that Christmas shopping as quickly as possible. But, a couple years ago I decided to make a major effort to create gift guides that […]

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  1. Jo

    Love that you are helping support and making people aware of these businesses that provide jobs in 3rd world countries as well as those companies that are socially responsible. Thanks so much!

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  3. kate Zucconi

    These are all such good causes!
    I’m sure the gift if giving is made to feel even better when you are part of changing someone’s life, or sustaining a new life for all these hardworking people!
    They are all great gift ideas, thanks for bringing awareness!

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