boden tee, similar here and here
pom-pom beanie via tjmaxx, c/o (similar here)
leopard bag via tjmaxx, c/o (similar here)
fur mittens via tjmaxx, c/o (similar here)

Somehow it’s only 8 days until Christmas, and it’s time for those last minute gifts! I shared a few of my favorite last minute gift picks under $30 yesterday, but if you’re feeling the crunch and nervous to order online so last minute, T.J.Maxx, HomeGoods, and Marshalls are great places to stop by and find some amazing gifts.

A few weeks ago I had the chance to speak with Julie Kenney, a celebrity gifting expert, and she shared some great gift ideas and tips! She said that when she’s gifting to the stars, she always stops by one or more of these three stores because they have great choices for super affordable prices. And I couldn’t agree any more — I always stumble upon the best finds at these stores! They have choices for the whole family, including designer clothing, sporting goods, educational toys, pet items, food and kitchen items — there’s something for literally everyone!

My favorite ideas from Julie were stocking stuffers, since those are always the hardest for me. She suggested vintage games (she mentioned Jack’s as a fun idea for my 4 year old, which I’m totally going to buy!) and vintage card games, personalized stationary, or mini chalkboards and chalk. I also totally love the idea of these oil sets! Unique and fun ideas, right? I mean I have to have something fun to go along with the socks and underwear that always show up in the stockings!

So run over to your local T.J.Maxx, HomeGoods, and Marshalls, and finish up that holiday shopping!

Also, don’t forget to check back tomorrow for one last quick Handmade Holiday DIY project!


  1. Natali says:

    Beautiful skirt and chic bag! I can’t believe that Christmas is in 8 days! Crazy!

  2. Aspen Kelty Marie says:

    I am obsessed with mittens but they drive me insane so I never wear them!

    Aspen Kelty Marie

  3. Paige Cassandra Flamm says:

    I love Marshalls and TJ MAXX, they always surprise me with how many great toys and home items they have!

  4. Jessica S says:

    You look so adorable in this outfit! I love a casual top with sequins!

  5. Brooke says:

    Your blog has become so commercialized for me. I found your blog a couple of years ago when I was searching the Internet for something. I don’t think I will rend your blog anymore because all it is is advertising now.

  6. AJ says:

    Adorable mittens and a sequin skirt?! You are a style master!

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