Gifts Under $50

Me Again,

Now three times in one week?! Must be the holidays or something. Or it’s just me freaking out about buying presents *typical* I just HAD to post one more time for my last minute Christmas shoppers. If you’re stressed, take a deep breath because it is going to be alright!

The holidays are a rough time for our wallets. From normal monthly bills, to events, gifts, traveling, the list seems endless and money seems to spontaneously grow wings.

But just because it’s the most wonderful time of the year doesn’t mean that every gift you buy has to be $100+. There are plenty of fantastic gift ideas out there that you can purchase for $50 or less. Stocking stuffers, small wrapped presents or handouts to colleagues, I have scoured the internet to bring you the best of the best. Here are my top picks for gifts $50 and under.

*None of the above images are my own. They are from the retailer’s site or are stock images.

Sincerely,

Gift Guide for HER

Hi Again,

Second post of the week and it’s only Tuesday…who am I?!?! Well let me tell you, I’m still a true procrastinator. In everything I do, I usually wait until the last possible minute before completing the task.

It’s the way I’ve always been, from 3rd grade papers to waiting until 11PM to pack a suitcase before a 5AM flight. Not much has changed, so why would Christmas shopping be any different. I tend to stay on brand.

If you are also a bonafide procrastinator, you will surely appreciate this less-than-two-weeks-before-Christmas Gift Guide for Her. If you are either late with letting others know what you want for the holidays or late in buying for the women in your life, I tried to make it easy on all of us!

Below you will see my top picks for holiday gifts this year, many of which I am even asking for myself or already own. Everything is linked for easy access or you could even send this blog post link to your family members so they can easily access the items. If you have any questions on any of the options, just let me know!

*None of the above images are my own. They are from the retailer’s site or are stock images.

Sincerely,

Gift Guide for HIM

Hello Fellow Procrastinator,

To be completely honest, I hate buying gifts. Around this time of the year, I always see so many people online gush about their love of buying presents for loved ones. They go on and on about how great it makes them feel when they see the look on a friend or family member’s face after opening something they knew they would love. I call bullshit on this.

Maybe you are this type of person maybe it’s a front, I don’t really know or care, but I know from personal experience buying gifts sucks. It stresses me out and thus I put it off until the last minute, which in turn stresses me out even more. The worst of the worst…buying gifts for the men in my life.

For someone who finds pride in being a semi-creative person, when it comes to buying a gift for a man in my life I totally freeze up and draw a blank. So like the last 6 years, I have of course waited until the last possible moment to buy my boyfriend any holiday gifts. If you’ve done the same, I am attempting to ease our pain by compiling a gift guide for him. Here are my top picks for holiday gifts for the men in your life. Get shopping ASAP, Christmas is literally in less than two weeks *starts sweating*

*None of the above images are my own. They are from the retailer’s site or are stock images.

I hope you found some good stuff from the above list, or at least, I hope these ideas sparked some of your own! Let me know what you think below.

Sincerely,

Black Friday/Cyber Monday Sales

Hello Shoppers,

Are you shopping this Black Friday/Cyber Monday? My email has been flooded with deal after deal after deal, that I thought it’d be fun and insightful to share some of the best Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals with you to make the process easier. Save this post on your bookmarks bar as I’ll be updating it with new deals I find throughout the week and weekend. Happy shopping, I hope you find some great things!

  • J. Crew – 40% off your purchase with code: WHYWAIT
  • Express – They have 50% off everything right now for Members, if you’re not a Member you can get 30% off
  • Macy’s – Extra 10, 15 or 20% off select departments
  • Nordstrom – Up to 50% off, this is the perfect one-stop-shop for all your gifting needs
  • Ulta Beauty – They will have TONS of deals throughout Black Friday and Cyber Monday both in store and online. I just saw an ad that said 20% select holiday hair tool kits
  • Delsey – Having a discount sale right now if you’re in the market for luggage: Save $20 on $149.99+, $40 on $199.99+ or $60 on $249.99+ using code BMSM19
  • Ouai – Spend $50, get 20% off using code OUAITHANKFUL
  • Cuts Clothing – For the men in our lives, the best men shirts out there and they’re have a 30% off sale right now
  • Ann Taylor – Half off everything! 50% off everything using code BLACKFRIDAY
  • Loft – Having their “12 Days of Yays” sale right now, today’s deal is $25 fleece and sweatshirts. 40% off your purchase with code BESTWEEK
  • Madewell – Get 30% off using code GIFTWELL
  • Gap – 40% off everything with code FORTY
  • Old Navy – 50% off everything 11/27 – 11/29 and 12/1 – 12/2. They’re also selling $1 cozy socks from 11/28 – 11/28 in partnership with Boys & Girls Club where they’re give $1 per pair sold up to $1MM
  • Elemis – My favorite skincare line is having 30% off site wide with code CYBER19
  • Kohls – Take an extra 15% off your purchase with code GIVETHANKS
  • Amazon – Countless Deals of the Day on Amazon for Black Friday
  • Good American – Jeans!! Free Shipping on $99+ and up to 60% off select styles
  • DSW – $10 off $49, $20 off $99, $60 off $199 with code FALL4DSW
  • Aerie – 40% off and free shipping
  • H&M – 30% off everything, up to 60% off right now for Pre-Black Friday if you can’t wait and want to start shopping now
  • Kate Spade – Enjoy 40% off with code TGIBF
  • Ray-Ban – Up to 50% off site wide and free shipping
  • Tory Burch – 30% off full-price items, up to 60% off sale items $250+ with code THANKS
  • Bare Minerals – 25% off everything with code ITSON
  • Spanx – 20% off everything, I have the faux leather leggings on my radar
  • T.J.Maxx – Free shipping on orders, no code no threshold
  • Sole Society – 30% off shoes and bags
  • Living Proof – 20% off everything and free full sized dry shampoo with orders of $50+ (LOVE their texturizing spray)
  • IT Cosmetics – 20% off everything use code THANKFUL (best foundation I’ve ever used)
  • Michael Kors – Up to 70% off + new markdowns and free shipping on their site
  • Nine West – 50% off site wide! Plus extra 20% with code SHOES20
  • Stuart Weitzman – up to 60% off!!
  • Uncommon James – 50% off with code BLACKFRIDAY
  • Simply Whispers – 40% off earrings (where I buy 99% of my jewelry because it’s hypoallergenic!)
  • Bed, Bath and Beyond – Huge sales site wide, they handed me a 25% off coupon when I walked in store today and free shipping on orders over $19
  • Sephora – So many $15 and under deals
  • Wayfair – Up to 80% off their Black Friday Blowout and everything ships free
  • Target – Huge doorbusters and receive a $20 off coupon via email when you spend $50+
  • Dana Rebecca Designs – Save up to 40% and earn $50 in store credit for every $500 spent
  • Steve Madden – SMPass+ Members get 45% off, SM Pass Members get 35% off and Guests get 25% off with code BF2019
  • Kylie Cosmetics – 40% off all lip products, 30% off all face and eye products
  • At Home – Over 40+ deals up to 60% off
  • Calvin Klein – Up to 70% off site wide and free shipping + a flash sale with an extra 20% of sweaters and cold weather accessories with code COLD
  • Marc Fisher – 25% off site wide with code BF2019
  • American Eagle – 40% off + free shipping
  • Abercrombie – 50% off entire store plus free shipping
  • Bath and Body Works – Buy 3, get 3 free
  • Shoe Carnival – Buy 1, get 1 half off, online only take another 10% off with code THANKS2U
  • Banana Republic – 50% off regular priced items
  • Bloomingdale’s – Take 15% off orders $100-$249, 20% off $250-$399, 25% off $400 and more

Like I said, I’ll keep updating this with deals I find, so save this post!!

Sincerely,