Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Holiday Gift Giving Guide 2016

First off, I'd like to invite everyone to use this great deal off of Jewelry Bean's new and really awesome Hat & Scarf Collection. The collection is full of the most adorable Beanie Hats and the most snugly Blanket Scarfs, and more. Jewelry Bean and I have decided to collaborate together for the holidays, and they were nice enough to offer my followers this discount. I am not being paid for my endorsement of this company. I truly love their products, and we've worked together in the past and decided to get together again to share in the holiday spirit. Enjoy!

Secondly, the reason for this post was to do a Holiday Gift Guide. But I didn't want to do one with just a few of my "holiday must-haves" and call it a day, I really wanted to go in deep and discuss everything that, in my humble opinion, goes into being an awesome gift-giver! I also wanted to try out a new medium. I'm always sharing my opinions, likes, outfits, purchases, advice, etc. through writing, and I think I'm certainly an eloquent writer... definitely more so than I am a speaker... but you can't emote through the written word and I'm certainly a very expressive speaker so I wanted to give video blogging a try. Hence my new YouTube Chanel HERE and my series of videos for my Holiday Gift Giving Guide for 2016!

Here's Video One...
Shops/Items talked about in this video:
2. Coach which is currently having an A.MAZ.ING sale of up to 50%

 which I personally NEED

Video Two...

Shops/Items talked about in this video:
1. Twelve South Great for the "techies" in your life!

 Like this 'New Mac' Candle

Hanae Mori

Angel Muse
 by Mugler

& here's a link to the other 'decadence' Divine Decadence

Video Three...

 Shops/Items talked about in this video:


Tarte BB Cream

4. Zulily 

Video Four...

 Shops/Items talked about in this video:
 1. Gilt
3. Just Fab New Styles are just $10 with Free Shipping & Exchanges for New Members

which is unfortunately sold out, but...

looks very similar and it comes in Black, White, Grey, and Blue

4. Fabletics Outfits are just $15 for new members!!

Simple Addiction's Cyber Monday Sale is STILL happening!
Look at some of the cutest Christmas Decor they have...


Video Five...

Shops/Items talked about in this video:

Inside Out Heart Collection

You can check out my Blog Post "Pay Close Attention to the Woman Behind the Curtain" for more about this beautiful company and the beautiful woman behind it!

Video Six...

Shops/Items talked about in this video:

'Laurel' Wrap Bracelet  by Candles and Confetti 

 I REALLY love this shop for Christmas and/or anniversary gifts! I bought my husband's 5th Wedding Anniversary card from this shop since they specialize in wooden items & wood is the traditional 5th wedding anniversary gift. You can check out the card I bought him on my Instagram: @mostly_maple 
&checkout all of Bateman Design's items on their Instagram @batemandesign and below for some of their amazing Christmas gift items...

One of their many designs of Wooden Christmas Cards

Video Seven...
Shops/Items talked about in this video:
1. 80s Tee
I forgot to talk about this shop in the video, but it's another GREAT place to buy funny t-shirts. I've bought my husband many a t-shirt from here, including the one that says...  
This is the absolute perfect place to buy those different "niche" gifts!
Including this... 

The last video, video eight...
is where I just want to also mention another shop The Silver Loft which sells handmade personalized/custom pieces that are truly one-of-a-kind. And that's where I'd like to leave off. The best advice I can give regarding gift-giving, is to be personalized. Whether you are actually buying something that is personally customized for the person you're buying for or not. You have to stop and think of the person you're buying for and get something that's truly meaningful TO THEM.
Good luck and have fun with your holiday shopping. I hope these videos help, and if I don't speak to you again until after, have a very Happy Holiday!!
...and don't forget to check out & subscribe to my YouTube Channel :)

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