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If you’ve been putting it off, it’s time to crack down and get serious about gift buying. I know it can be a bit of a daunting task to come up with gift ideas for so many different people, but I’m hoping this gift guide will inspire you to get the job done!
Hubby/BF: Blu-rays are the way to go. If your guy is a Bond fan, Amazon.com has a fab deal on the Bond 50: The Complete 23 Bond Film Collection with Skyfall. This series is hot, hot, hot for the holidays! And if your guy is like my guy, there is nothing quite a wonderful as a new flatscreen to watch those Bond flicks on! For the techie, check out an iPad Mini, This is not only the best version of the iPad so far but also has incredible apps options and a robust media ecosystem. You really cannot go wrong with that one. Hubby swears by it (but not at it; it’s so easy to use!) If your man is a fitness buff he will love the new Nike Fuel SE, the hottest fitness device on the market! For the stylishman, a gorgeous cashmere sweater will have him looking great and staying warm!
Sister/Best Friend: Every woman has a soft spot for jewelry, and whether your sister/bestie is a necklace, bracelet or earring girl The Silver Loft has gorgeous one-of-a-kind handmade pieces every girl will love! AND most of them can be personalized!! Makeup is another way to go—some of my favorite shadows and lipstick/glosses have come to me as gifts. Tarte is topping our lists here at She She Me. We’ve in love with their line of Maracuja skin care and makeup products, which are nutrient rich and hydrating. And how familiar are you with Too Faced? I use the Better Than Sex Modern Matte kit every morning.
Mother/Mother-in-Law: If she lives in another state/country, consider a webcam. She’ll love the idea of being able to have a face-to-face chat, especially if you have little ones who don’t get to see their grandma much! Handbags are another great option for Mom, and if you want to be forever known as the "favorite" a sweet cashmere scarf is sure to do the trick! For the "foodie" mom, Lucy Jane's Best Cookbook — a collection of tried-and-true holiday favorites from appetizers to main courses to desserts — will be a sure-fire hit! And what mom/grandma doesn't love a personalized Christmas ornament?
Father/Father-in-Law: If he doesn’t already have one, get that father a digital frame! And make it even better by pre loading it with family photos. Another cool electronic gift is a weather forecaster. He can keep it on his desk or dresser and always know whether it’s a good day for golf! For the fashion conscious father/father-in-law, a fabulous retro-dress shirt from Jack Robie (your dad will get the reference to Cary Grant, thus boosting your street cred several levels). Word of advice: you'd better snap one up for your hubby or boyfriend as well!
Coworker:Treats are a favorite gift at the workplace. And lucky for those of us who are a bit kitchen-challenged, there are many different sources for "home-made" goodies!
Gifts for the Kidlets: For younger kids, Babylegs make a fabulous gift! So cute and practical. Wii games are a great idea for kids 4-6 and up; Ultimate I Spy is fun for the whole family. Teens love gift cards, and frankly—so do I. Win-win.
Footwear Etc. is Giving Away a FREE PAIR of UGG's!
Everyone loves a pair of UGG's! Especially now that winter is here and the temps have dropped. Nothing is more cozy than slipping your freezing tootsies into a pair of warm, snuggly and über-fashionable UGG boots.
UGG Australia is the leader in premium sheepskin footwear and a worldwide favorite because of their style and comfort. Footwear etc. is proud to carry a large selection of popular UGGs, UGG Boots, and UGG Slippers and has graciously offered to give a pair away for FREE to one lucky She She Me reader! Enter for your chance to win your choice of a pair of UGG boots from Footwear etc and She She Me!
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Contest ends 12/24/2113.
She She Me & Girly's Favorite Things
My Favorite Holiday Cookbook:
Lucy Jane's Best Holiday Favorites!
Honestly, I used to be afraid of cooking holiday meals, until I stumbled upon this little gem of a cookbook. Their "Never Fail Roasted Turkey" recipe works flawlessly every time. The "Never Fail Pie Crust" recipe always results in the perfect flakey delicious crust! And their Best Ever roll recipe is so easy, and so yummy! Your homemade rolls will be in demand for years to come.
Lucy Jane's Best Holiday Favorites Cookbook has everything you'll need to make your holiday meals and parties a smashing success. From simple to gourmet, this cute little book has it all. You'll find tried and true recipes for every course of your holiday gatherings, including an entire section devoted just to cookies, because who doesn't love cookies, right?
Not only will this become your favorite cookbook ever, but it makes a fabulous holiday gift for your friends and family, co-workers and even your kids' teachers! It also makes a wonderful hostess gift! Regularly $15.99, Lucy Jane is offering this fabulous cookbook to She She Me girls, Lucy for just $9.99 (plus shipping & handling.)
Order Now to get your copies in time for the holidays!!
Meet my new best friend — The Sumo Solace!! The absolute perfect place to kick back and relax after a long day at work. Or a long study session. Or even a bit of elective surgery. To wit: I have spent the past week resting and relaxing in my new fiery red Solace (per doctor's orders) and I can honestly say that this über-cozy lounge chair has made my recuperation very comfortable indeed! Shaped like a chaise longue with a high back and extended seat it is perfect for lounging. It molds and conforms to provide just the right amount of support to your back and neck, making it the ideal place to do a little online shopping!
Designed for aesthetics as much as comfort the Solace looks fabulous with existing furniture. Mine looks right at home tucked into the bay window next to my bookshelves, which makes it the perfect little reading nook.
The Sumo Solace makes a great gift for the holidays! Check it out now at Sumo Lounge!
Mineral Fusion Has You
Covered This Winter!
Letthe Mineral Fusion Glow & Go Collection give you beautiful, radiant skin no matter what the weather. This universally flattering three-part system includes the Mineral Beauty Balm for moisturized and protected skin, the 3-in-1 Color Stick for eyes, lips and cheeks and the Volumizing Mascara for pumped up lashes. Use separately or all together to flaunt your best face toward the bitter cold this winter.
The Mineral Fusion Glow & Go Collection is available at MineralFusion.com, Whole Foods stores nationwide and other fine health food stores.
"Style Me" from Vicolo Mio
Not sure what necklace or earrings to wear with an outfit? Shopping for accessories just got easier.
Vicolo Mio, a new online jewelry store that offers beautiful collections at very affordable prices, is offering "Style Me" for $35. Consumers can get personalized accessory advice on everything from shoes to jewelry to handbags by emailing over a photo! It's like having a personalized stylist right at your fingertips!
Be sure to check out the great selection of jewelry and accessories as well!
About: A sensual blend of floral notes, this fragrance allures with its enveloping and bright profile. This Eau de Toilette is the harmonious accord of mimosa absolute from Grasse and Mediterranean acacia. To enhance its intensity and longevity, layer with the Fleur D’Or & Acacia Body Milk.
About: Dare to embrace the ardent fragrance of the Ambre & Santal fragrance, a solar fusion of Oriental spice and Mediterranean wood. Gentle top notes of bergamot and rosemary lead to a heart of fig leaves and rose. This woody oriental fragrance has a base of santal and cedar woods, as well as labdanum and vanilla.
About: Reminiscent of a clear breeze through the trees, the Cedre & Oranger Eau de Toilette leaves behind a citrusy and woody scent. This fragrance embodies the elegant and adventurous man. Sparkling orange notes burst forth in an accord of lemon and bergamot while hints of cedar gives intensity before the vetiver and musk base.
About: This fragrance set is the gift that keeps giving. Three of Lavanila’s top scents are offered with a ready-to-plant live tree seedling. Included is Lavanila’s Pure Vanilla, Vanilla Grapefruit, and Vanilla Coconut ultra convenient Roller-Balls, all wrapped up in a merry jute bag
Holiday Watches by SWATCH
"Red Knit" is a romantic New Gent-model, decorated with a woven red wintery signs and symbols; the bracelet’s vibrant red and white fabric matches perfectly. At the center of the dial is a golden reindeer, dotted with flakes of falling snow.
Gent Kukulakuku & Kukulakuki by Mika
Swatch art specials by singer/artists Mika. Available in a strictly limited edition of 999, and has their origin in an imaginary mythical narrative invented by Mika and his sister Yasmine, that express the pop singer’s idea of the watch as a totemic object. The colorful designs are inspired by tribal masks and by art from Morocco and Tunisia
Hugrz Boot Wraps - Revamp Last Year's Boots for this Fall!
Now, you can buy one pair of great boots and change the look with Hugrz™ boot wraps and accessories. Wear them scrunched down on short boots, pulled up on tall boots, or pulled up on your legs to make your short boots look tall! Make them even more your own by switching out the accessories. While they were originally designed for the various shearling boots, they look great on many styles, including heels, little booties and even cowboy boots! Just make sure to use the pretty crisscross lacing to make them fit just right on slim or smooth leather boots, or on your legs.
Le Couvent Des Minimes
400 years ago, a convent was built in the village of Mane in the South of France to shelter the botanist monks of the Minims, who used their considerable knowledge of plants to tend a garden of curative herbs and flowers. Centuries later, the Franciscan Missionaries of Mary continued the original convention of cultivating beneficial ingredients to help strengthen and restore those in need through food recipes. The sisters used the power of plants to nourish and heal their community, restoring well-being in a spirit of generosity. This emphasis on nourishing care through nature inspired Le Couvent des Minimes’ own simple yet powerful natural fragrance and skincare recipes, the basis of a collection of efficacious formulas that draw on the heritage and traditions of the convent of Mane.
Perfect for the holidays - discover the Energizing Christmas Trio: revitalizing and invigorating products for those who love citrus fragrances.
Thymes Fig Leaf & Cassis
Thymes Fig Leaf & Cassis. Not only does the sensually exotic fragrance feature verdant fig leaf, sweet cassis, mandarin oil, and juniper berry, but also includes purifying cypress essence to add a hint of spice for an element of mystery. Share the sensuous and exotic fragrance of Fig Leaf & Cassis with this classic gift set. An array of fan-favorite bath products is housed in a natural wooden box and finished with a hand-tied cotton bow.
The colder season is quickly approaching and that means it is time to find the perfect body lotion for dry winter skin. With Lulah’s Body Lotions, you can smell great while hydrating your entire body. The Body Lotions come in Lulah’s signature scents including Peony, Magnolia Fig, Citron, Tamarind Ginger, and Vanilla Orchid, all of which are available for purchase on Lulah.com for $13.25 each.
Lavanila Passion Fruit
Enticing Scent for the Holidays
Lavanila's The Healthy Passion Fruit Fragrance is enchanting and alluring; infused with natural aphrodisiacs. This enticing, crisp and tropical scent, steeped in a warm base of sandalwood and Madagascar vanilla, is sure to captivate all your senses. Master natural perfumers have blended exotic essential oils with skin soothing botanicals for timeless expressions of nature that captivate the senses and nurture the skin.
Radical Skincare Anti-Aging
It’s that time of year again – where unwanted dry skin is inevitable. Radical Skincare Anti-Aging Restorative Moisture is about to change the way you look at these colder months. This wonderful rich moisturizer – protects, repairs and evens out the skin while keeping the skin hydrated in this frigid weather. While this moisturizer does exactly what it’s supposed to do – it does even more. This highly effective formula boosts skin firmness and elasticity while leaving the complexion brighter and flawless. It is gifted with three active ingredients dedicated to combating dark spots and evening skin tone.
Radical Skincare Peptide Infused Antioxidant Serum is the perfect addition to your morning and nighttime routine – just put this on before your moisturizer and it leaves your skin so soft and radiant. This serum protects, repairs and firms the skin and is a great shield against free radicals responsible for skin aging.
The End of Movember - Woot!
Movember is finally over and that means it’s time to dust off that shaving gear again! Now you can ensure you’re really ready to banish those beards with the Turo Skin Multi-Active Shave ($30; TuroSkin.com). Better than having your own personal barber manicure those mustaches, this shave gel transforms from a gel to foam that gently exfoliates for the closest shave possible.
Redness and chafing are reduced while anti-aging ingredients like Algae Extract and Glucosamine HCL keep you wrinkle-free. The luxurious feel, clean smell and residue-free finish are sure to leave you dreaming of your next shave.
Give the perfect holiday gift with 3FLOZ!
Give the gift of convenience with curated travel kits from 3FLOZ! With over 2,000 prestige beauty, grooming and personal care products, in addition to travel-friendly essentials kits, this is the perfect gift for all of your family and friends. With a variety of different options including a men’s essentials kit, hair essentials kit, travel essentials kit and even a behind closed door kit, there is something for everyone! These carefully curated kits make a great stocking stuffer, or a present for under the tree that everyone will love! Please visit www.3FLOZ.com for more details!
With the holiday season here, it’sthe perfect time to start thinking of ways to trim down our beauty routine so we can look fabulous in a flash during the hectic party season! For those of us with thick, curly, unruly hair, we know creating and maintaining perfectly party-polished tresses is no easy feat – or is at least unfeasible in under an hour! However, Kenra Smooth – a new to the market smoothing treatment – will be your ultimate holiday lifesaver this season. This innovative new treatment eliminates up to 99% of curl and frizz after the first application, leaving smooth, beautiful, manageable hair all season long.
Unlike other smoothing treatments currently on the market, Kenra Smooth allows for maximum lifestyle flexibility post-service as you can immediately wash, color, cut and style your hair. Additionally, Kenra Smooth is committed to keeping safety at the forefront as it is free of direct formaldehydes and complies with all OSHA regulations.
Eliminates up to 99% of curl and frizz after first application
Creates instantly smooth and soft hair with radiant shine
Maintains healthy looking hair without dryness or severe damage
Provides long lasting results up to 60 shampoos, including highlighted and gray hair
Allows for shampoo and color application immediately after smoothing service
Compliant with OSHA regulations
Also, Kenra Smooth’s line of at-home retail products that can be used in conjunction with Kenra Smooth to maintain the life of the treatment, or on-their own for short-term frizz management. The Kenra Smooth At-Home Retail products include: Anti-Frizz Shampoo ($24.00), Anti-Frizz Conditioner ($24.00). Anti-Frizz Mask ($32.00), Anti-Frizz Oil ($32.00). Kenra Smooth and Kenra Smooth Take Home Retail Products are both available in select salons nationwide. To find an available service or products in your area, please visit www.kenra.com
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