Love bugs, it’s that time of year again, not only is my birthday happening in two days, but tis the season to give!! We dig into our wallets and buy gifts to support the economy all the name of love. This year is extremely tricky especially with the recession in full force. Almost every company is experiencing layoff’s, but we are all in this together. Literally I quit my job two months ago because of my mental health and I’ve been putting myself back together.
I have put together a list of some affordable gifts all under $100 that will show those we love that it’s not all gloom and sadness this holiday season. I wanted to start off with a gift that’s actually on my personal wish list: Dog Lovers Unite! Picture Henry (My dog, you’ve all seen him on Instagram) in a 9by 12 canvas portrait making him look like the royalty he is when you walk into my living room, that has been perfectly color coordinated for you to feel at home.
Pet Lovers I see you and Mr and Mrs Paw will not disappoint I can’t wait for you all to see the one I got for Henry, I will definitely post it to my stories and a follow up on the blog. To get your own or gift someone click the link here – please tag me if you get one I wanna see!!
Let’s Get Even More Creative!
Candles: This is the most underrated gift ever and they come at all price points. I burn candles everyday and I rarely know anyone who hates them. Put a beautiful candle in pretty bag with some chic hand sanitizer and you have a thoughtful gift.
Coffee Table Books, around their interests. One of the coolest gifts I ever got was a Frank Sinatra coffee table book, I love his music. I play it while I clean and ever since my dog was a puppy I used to play it while I gave him a bath. Another cool idea is taking some of their best instagram moments and turning that into a coffee table book on Shutterfly, thats who I use. Check out Shutterfly Here
DIY Tea Sets and Biscuits: If you have a friend that loves tea, here’s an opportunity to get creative. Get a beautiful box, think TJ Max or recycle one and gather up a few different teas with some biscuits and chocolate. Try shopping for different kinds at an international store to mix it up, add a heartfelt card and Boom! There is this really pretty glass tea pot that. also have on my wish list, so if you’re reading this and don’t know what to get me. You’re welcome again.
Designer Lipsticks: This is the most brilliant gift ever and you can get genuine designer lipsticks for under $50, YSL is having a magical holiday sale on their beauty products and Tom Ford looks luxe in anybody’s clutch. You can’t go wrong with this.
Crystal Stone Bracelets: I love crystals and really got into them in 2021. I wear a stack of custom made stack everyday for protection, but I’ve been eyeing a stack of white jade stones from one of my clients. She hand makes them and I need them in my life – Zavia Walker Stones.
Simple and Easy gifts that are even more affordable.
Self Care Anyone: A pair of good tweezers and a bunch of under eye patches please!! I recently discovered they have illuminating tweezers and my life changed. Nothing else comes close my friends.
Gift Cards are still relevant: Most gift cards go unused because people forget they have them or it’s for a place they wouldn’t actually try. However if you get them a gif card to somewhere they frequently go, you will be doing them a huge favor. Trust and believe they will use it.
Door Dash them a meal: When I got Covid a couple months ago one of my friends Door Dashed me ramen soup and it was so thoughtful and sweet. If you have friends that are far away from home, maybe they just had a baby, relocated or they are going through a shift. Sending something like a meal can really make a difference and show somebody that you care. Small gestures like these have massive impacts.
When all else fails, a simple holiday card through the post office, will always put a smile on somebodies face. Tell me what you all think about this list and if it gave you any ideas. See you soon love bugs.