As we dream by the fire.
What: The Maryland home decor company launches a new line of cashmere loungewear ($24-$180).
Why: Throw the wide-sleeve Maribel cardigan over cozy tees, dresses, and pants.
When: You want to cuddle up.
Where: Online at blisslivinghome.com.
Where the Wild Things Are
What: Snag charming, clever jewelry from the new collection by L.A.-based Monserat de Lucca ($40-$200).
Why: A gold tape-measure cuff and delicate chain necklaces with all manner of pendants (from antlers to cassette tapes to birds’ nests).
When: Fri. & Sat., 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sun., noon-5 p.m.
Where: M29 Lifestyle, 2800 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, at M & 29th Sts. (202-295-2829).
A Cookie Decorating Party
What: Invite your baked goods-loving pals over for a night of festive cutters, snazzy sprinkles, spiked frosting, and more jazzy details for the little bites.
Why: If you don’t feel like breaking out the mixing bowl, choose from 37 ready-made delights.
When: Supermarket treats just won’t cut it.
Where: Online at dailycandy.com.
Memphis Barbeque Opens
What: Arlington’s new BBQ restaurant comes courtesy of Chris George and Yolanda George Turman.
Why: Order wet or dry spare ribs, beef brisket, or blackened prime rib with sides like creamy coleslaw, macaroni and cheese, and fried corn ($8-$26).
When: Mon.-Thurs., 11 a.m.-10 p.m.; Fri., 11 a.m.-11 p.m.; Sat., 10 a.m.-11 p.m.; Sun., 10 a.m.-9 p.m.
Where: 320 S. 23rd St., Arlington (571-970-2727).
Urban Chic Coat Drive
What: Take a used coat (in good condition) to be given to the Women’s Housing Coalition and get 20 percent off a new piece of clothing.
Why: You’re feeling charitable.
When: Thru Sun. Thurs.-Sat., 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sun., 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: 7126 Bethesda Ln., Bethesda (301-657-0290).
Photo: Courtesy of Blissliving