Stocking Stuffers for women

Looking for last minute stocking stuffers?

Now that you have the big gifts out of the way, what will you put in her stocking? When it comes to stocking stuffers, think small--not to be confused with inconsequential. The best things come in small packages remember? There are a variety of fun and pint-sized gifts that will fit in her stocking, or you could surprise her by planting a “big” gift, like a pair of diamond earrings, as a stocking stuffer.

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A holiday sale that doesn’t inspire panic

You hear about all the great holiday sales but there are either already over or you have 24 hours to rush to your local mall and buy, buy, buy. With everything else going on around the holidays, isn’t a little extra time always appreciated?

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Gifts for men: what to get the guys on your list

Best Gifts for Men

When it comes to buying gifts for men, the rules are pretty simple. Unlike women, most guys like getting gifts that make their lives easier. If it means one less trip to the mall, all the better. If it entertains them, it’s a winner. While women like gifts that make them feel pampered, men like gifts that give them more time to do the things they like doing (i.e., having fun). So if you buy them a new work wardrobe, that means they can spend more time, you guessed it, having fun. Whether it’s enjoying their wine collection or playing video games.

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Holiday Sales: deep discounts, free shipping, who could ask for more?

Post-Black Friday Sales

Who cares about Black Friday? I certainly don’t regret waking up at 3 a.m. to scratch and claw my way around sales racks. But you can still get great deals on fashion at many of your favorite stores. So whether you’re looking for gifts or want to treat yourself, you better get clicking--these deals won’t last!

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Give the gift that gives twice

Stumped over the perfect gift? Give the gift that gives your gal pals an excuse to shop and removes any trace of buyer's remorse.  Bloomingdale's teamed up with cartoonist Marisa Acocella Marchetto to create Little Pink Gift Cards, with exclusive (and stylish) package art. Not only are the gift cards cute, they really are the gift that gives twice. When you buy a Little Pink Gift Card, 10 percent of the card value is donated to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation® (BCRF). Then when the gift card is redeemed, and the recipient spends more than the card value, 10 percent of that amount (excluding sales tax) will also benefit BCRF.

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Belisi Fashion Flash: Jewelry designer Bess Heitner hosts guest designers

Akrlodelitegarnetflip Jewelry designer Bess Heitner, whose handcrafted jewelry designs feature gems set in precious metals and clasps made from unusual objects, is sharing the love.

In addition to her own jewelry collection, Bess has made room for fellow jewelry designer Amy Kahn Russell to showcase her naturalistic designs, which also grace the cases at the Smithsonian and other museum gift shops.Mocha_blossom

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Have Fun and Help Others

Here’s a novel idea—why not host a party and help others who are less fortunate? Epicurious.com has created an easy way to turn any home party into a fundraiser for a good cause. America’s Second Harvest (ASH) is the country’s largest food bank and has worked with Epicurious.com to create the Wine. Dine. Donate. Program.

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