Posts tagged christmas
holiday gift guide 2017 | beauty edition

HEY GUYS! It's already well into November, which means it's basically Christmas! I LOVE Christmas with a fiery and slightly scary passion - I started listening to Christmas music the day after Halloween and my Christmas lights will be going up any day now. One of my favorite things to do every year to prep for Christmas is to put together a series of gift guides leading up to Christmas. I love the thrill of shopping around for the best gifts that will make my loved ones and yours smile, and sometimes I end up picking out a few things to gift to myself (oops). If you're ready to start shopping for presents, keep on reading and come back every week until Christmas for more gift guides with different themes. This week on the This Is Yna holiday gift guides, we're talking beauty! It's perfect timing since we're in the middle of the Sephora fall sale so if you want to snag these items at a discount, now's the time! I personally either have and love or badly want all of the items in this gift guide, so trust that they're going to make the beauty-lovers in your life very happy.

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holiday gift guide 2016 | men's edition

All I want for Christmas is world peace, a Birkin, and for Hamilton Electors to prevent an unfit and unstable man from being elected President of the United States... but if I can't have that, I'll take "an easy way to shop for gifts for men." Men are notoriously hard to shop for. I finally ordered gifts for Gerome on Monday evening only to be one-upped by him with a really sweet early Christmas date he planned for Tuesday evening. Even though I'm done with Christmas shopping for Gerome, our anniversary is next month so gift giving for my man is still very much on my mind. If you're having difficulties shopping for your boyfriend, husband, brother, father, or other dudes in your life, I hope this gift guide helps you out a little. Of course, take these suggestions with a grain of salt since men can be fickle and so much harder to please in the gift department than women. Happy shopping!

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holiday gift guide 2016 | stocking stuffer edition

Hi everyone, I'm back with another gift guide as promised! This one is the stocking stuffer edition so they're all little bits you can give to your friends or coworkers for Secret Santas and other gift exchanges or things you can put in your family's stockings! They're all mostly affordable but even with a few pricier pieces, all of the items in this gift guide are under $40. I hope this gift guide helps you with your holiday shopping - there are only 19 days until Christmas *screams excitedly*!

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holiday gift guide 2016 | cyber monday edition

Hi there! I hope you had a good Thanksgiving weekend if you're from the US, and for everyone else around the world, I hope you had fun shopping some Black Friday sales as well! Since it's Cyber Monday, there are still SO MANY DEALS right now so I'm gonna try to list all my favorite sales in this post plus some standout items you definitely need to get your hands on as a treat for yourself or a gift for the holidays. It was kind of difficult to put this together because I just kept shopping as I looked for sales LOL but I hope you find this post useful - good luck shopping!

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holiday gift guide 2016 | black friday edition

Hello my lovelies! I'm back with another holiday gift guide and this time it's the Black Friday edition! 2016 has been a ridiculous year but now that it's Thanksgiving week, we're finally in the home stretch. One of the things I'm always thankful for is sales and Black Friday always serves up a lot of opportunities to save money (and maybe spend way more money than you might have liked to anyway but oh well, holiday presents have to be bought). I've rounded up some of my favorite gift ideas from a bunch of different stores that are having Black Friday sales plus some details about their sale. I hope you enjoy this post and are able to plan your Black Friday shopping spree well! Some of the deals are already happening and will go on through Cyber Monday, so don't worry if Thanksgiving leaves you in too much of a food coma and you can't make it to the shops early Friday morning.

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holiday gift guide 2016 | social justice edition

It may seem super early in the year to put out a gift guide, but America's had a rough week. I think we deserve some holiday cheer in the form of Starbucks red cups and gift guides to get us in the mood for shopping for loved ones this holiday season. Last year, I posted a couple of holiday gift guides with different themes and this year, the first theme I have is "social justice." Since there is now a white (orange?) supremacist on his way to the White House, a lot of your friends, family, and fellow Americans may have some of their rights at risk. Take this opportunity to give back to your communities and the world by giving to organizations that can help the environment and people with their rights and basic needs. The products in this gift guide are from companies that are either ethically responsible, give back to the community in some way, or are dedicated to solving some sort of problem facing the US or the world. I've also included a list of organizations that you can donate to in someone else's honor if you feel that it's the best way to give an impactful gift.

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