The RealSimple.com Halloween costume shoot has become a tradition around our halls and it also tops my list of memorable 2012 moments. From dragons to movie directors, it’s hard to pick a favorite. But if I have to pick just one, I’d pick this simple Sherlock Holmes-inspired disguise (who also happens to be my nephew!).
2 of 6Photo: Mark Lund; Styling: Kate Jordan
2. Blanket Fort Video
How many people can really say they get to build blanket forts at work? A few kids, a bunch of pillows and blankets, and a ton of imagination went into making these creative forts. Watch for yourself (and turn up the sound on your computer!).
3 of 6Victor Schrager
3. Holiday Cookie Countdown
Sixty-one days of cookies = Dream. Come. True. And December 18 is the day featuring my all-time favorite, the Angeletti. This sprinkly gem was one of my Grandmother’s famous cookies and it'll always remind me of spending Christmas Eve in her kitchen.
4 of 6Photo: Nicole Hill Gerulat; Styling: Elizabeth MacLennan
4. Hollywood-Inspired Party Themes
What's better than putting together an easy, impromptu party? Throwing a fake one–or two, or three. We had so much fun creating these unique party themes that we felt like we were actually throwing our own office Oscars bash.