Holiday Gift Ideas

With the holidays being right around the corner, I thought I would put together some helpful gift ideas. From stocking stuffers, gifts on a budget or something that will “wow” that special someone.  There are so many gifts that can make just about anyone smile this holiday season.  For those of you who shop early for the holidays, I’m sure you have it covered and are all set.  But for most of us who are starting now or for the last minute shoppers, I suggest to take advantage of the online sales that are being offered with low to no shipping costs.

GIFTS FOR HER

STOCKING STUFFER: Smashbox – Holiday Eye Pencil Kit – $22.00

What’s great is you can split the set and make 5 separate stocking stuffers.

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STOCKING STUFFER: Forever 21 – Get the Glam Set – $3.80

Lash Curler and Tweezer for the “gal on the go” or who travels a lot, this set is perfect to take almost anywhere.

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STOCKING STUFFER: Rock N The Trend – Gold Hoop Earrings – $34.95

These guitar pick hoop earrings are perfect to wear for anytime of the day or a night out with the girls.

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The Limited – Button Bateau Sweater – $49.90

The bold color brings out this holiday season. This sweater pairs well with leggings, skinny jeans, or even editor pants.

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Georgie – Lace Bell Bottom Pants – $225.00

These pants are stylish and perfect for this season and could also be worn all year with a colorful top.

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Alberto Fermani USA – Alpina Boots – $525

These boots are definitely this season’s staple and perfect to wear with a pair of leggings or beautiful mid length skirt.

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GIFTS FOR HIM

STOCKING STUFFER: Kiehl’s –  Travel Tool Kit – $29.00

This is a great gift for the guy who uses skin care while traveling or just to have at home.

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STOCKING STUFFER: Harv’s Car Wash – $17.99 – $24.99

For the guy who likes to take care of this vehicle.  Harv’s has 3 locations in the Bay Area (Sacramento, Mountain View, & Santa Clara)

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Express – Men’s Stretch Cotton Crew Neck Tee – $22.90

Just about every guy needs a new t-shirt, so why not give him something comfortable and can be layered under a nice coat, shirt, cardigan or sweater?

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Lucky Brand – 361 Vintage Straight Jeans – $129

There is no going wrong with these vintage washed straight legs.  It can be worn with a graphic tee, black casual coat or moto hoodie jacket.

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Aldo Shoes – Men’s Chello – $80.00

Great for the guy who wants to dress up his button down shirt, or graphic tee shirt along with a vintage washed pair of denim pants.

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GIFTS FOR BOYS & GIRLS

STOCKING STUFFER: Apple – iTunes Gift Card

This is great for kids to download their favorite movies, songs, or even books. What’s great about these gift cards is you can purchase any price from $10, $15 to $50 and you can find them at your local Apple Store, or even grocery stores.

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Gap Kids – Patterned Graphic Socks for Boys (3 pack) – $12.95

These socks are great for all year round wear for boys

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Target – Hat, Gloves & Scarf Animal Print set for Girls – $14.99

Great gift to stay warm this season and great for the following year as well.

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Cookie Mix in a Jar

This is one of my favorite “make at home” gifts for just about anyone.  The kids absolutely love this because they can easily make this with their parents. You can also customize the label, the packaging, the ribbon, etc. with your very own touch.

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Another tip when shopping for the holidays is to read the return / exchange policy.  Some stores give extensions on their return dates due to the holidays as well, so don’t be afraid to ask.  Some of the disadvantages of shopping online and this early could lead to difficulties with returning or exchanging gifts. When shipping gifts to loved ones or friends make sure to send them out at least two weeks prior to ensure the gifts arrive on time for the “big day”.  Most importantly, have fun shopping and remember that it’s the thought that counts.