Philosophy Holiday 2009 Collection
ah, our first snow so fresh and beautiful. carolers arrive, like graceful, holiday angels to sing silent night and share my winter joy. the sugary smell of grandma’s angel cakes reaches my window seat, while i continue to gaze… watching pairs of snow shoes & mittens carve snowy trails.
the guests will be arriving soon. mom pulls out the cookbook and calls me into the kitchen. together, we bring the gingerbread man to life with frosting buttons and a happy heart. all the treats must be decorated for the cookie exchange we’ll have later by the fire.
jumbling pots and pans make music, and i laugh. it sounds like the bake shoppe down the street! eyes will light up over the holiday spice and everything nice in our home-baked goodies. after the cups and cookie crumbs are collected, i sneak back to my window to watch friends make the winter escape.
i hope dad hurries in. he promised to read ‘twas the night before and make his special peppermint hot cocoa. he calls it fireside indulgence, which make mom giggle. my little brother is two, so he’s telling everyone he meets to have a cherry christmas!
i draw a candy cane in the fog of my window as grandpa plays holiday songs to remind us of the spirit of giving. grandma said i was “a darling, little holiday hostess” to our guests, and maybe on new year’s eve i can be a party girl with my older cousins!
mom loves her gift; she called my dad the miracle worker for topping last year’s present. i just love how she smells… so pretty, so soft like amazing grace.
mom comes up behind me and wraps me in a big hug. she asks, “what do you see out your window?” i answer, “magic.” she kisses my forehead and looks at me, “magic, you say?” “i asked each snowflake to take hope to everyone, and they’re delivering it. isn’t that magic?”
a season of and hope philosophy: find the magic in every moment, the hope in every day
First Snow ($25.00)
- snow body lotion 2 oz., snow shower exfoliating gel 4 oz., snow kiss lip shine .5 oz. gift set
Angel Cakes ($20.00)
- high-foaming shampoo, shower gel & bubble bath 8 oz., lip shine .5 oz. duo
Snow Shoes + Mittens ($20.00)
- snow shoes miraculous foot cream 4 oz., snow mittens miraculous hand cream 4 oz. duo
The Cookbook ($35.00)
- 6 recipe-inspired shampoo, shower gel & bubble baths 2 oz. gift set (pumpkin spice, red velvet, hot cocoa, warm pear cobber, gingerbread and cinnamon buns)
The Cookie Exchange ($30.00)
- 4 delectable, cookie scented high-foaming shampoo, shower gel & bubble baths 4 oz. gift set (lemon cookie, coconut macaroon, chocolate chip and oatmeal raisin)
Gingerbread Man Hot Salt Scrub ($25.00)
- gingerly hot salt scrub for tub & shower 23 oz.
Holiday Spice & Everything Nice ($16.00)
- high-foaming shampoo, shower gel & bubble bath 8 oz., lip shine .5oz
The Bake Shoppe ($30.00)
- pink frosted layer cake and raspberry mousse high-foaming shampoo, shower gel & bubble bath 4 oz., raspberry mousse lip shine .5 oz., sweet creamy frosting lotion 2 oz. gift set
The Winter Escape ($25.00)
- peppermint hot cocoa high-foaming shampoo, shower gel & bubble bath 4 oz., melting marshmallow cream body soufflé 2 oz., lip shine .5 oz. gift set
‘Twas the Night Before ($20.00)
- milk and cookies high-foaming shampoo, shower gel & bubble bath 8 oz. duo
Party Girl ($35.00)
- pomegranate bubbly exfoliating shower gel 4 oz., shimmer body lotion 4 oz., lip shine .5 oz.
Holiday Hostess ($20.00)
- cinnamon buns award winning, ultra rich shampoo, shower gel & bubble bath, body lotion 8 oz. duo with pumps
Amazing Grace ($50.00)
- amazing grace perfumed shampoo, bath & shower gel 8 oz.,, perfumed body butter 2 oz., spray fragrance 2 oz.
The Miracle Worker ($85.00)
- the microdelivery exfoliating wash 8 oz., purity made simple one-step facial cleanser 8 oz., hope in a jar moisturizer 2 oz., hope in a tube eye and lip firming cream .5 oz., the microdelivery peel vitamin c/peptide crystals 1 oz. and activating gel 1 oz. set
Shower Gels ($16.00)
- Silent Night
- The Gingerbread Man
- Peppermint Hot Cocoa
- Have a Cherry Christmas
- Candy Cane
- Pumpkin Spice Muffin
- Caramel Apple
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