ULTIMATE HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE 2.0

The holidays are right around the corner and I've got your back for presents for all the people in your life - not just mom, dad, boyfriend, or bff.... but also the party animal, the boss babe, the coffee lover, and so many more. I'm more than halfway done with my Christmas shopping and I'm not going to lie... I'm pretty proud of myself. My favorite places to shop for holidy gifts are PaperSource, TJMaxx/Homegoods, Anthropologie, Francesca's, and Nordstrom/Nordstrom Rack. Check out all the goodies I found for this years gift guides. 






    1. YSL Wallet. A little bit of a splurge but it's a classic piece a girl will have forever.
    2. Michele Watch. I was pretty surprised at the price of this watch since it is a designer piece!
    3. Gucci Bloom Set. This is my scent of the season. Soooo good. 
    4. DIFF Sunglasses. These look very similar to the Gucci oversized sunglasses at a fraction of the cost! 
    5. Jewelry Box. I feel like jewerly boxes are so underrated and would actually make for such a good gift. 
    6. Bracelet. I got the necklace version of this for my birthday and it's currently my favorite piece of jewelry I own! It's simple but so pretty. 
    7. Gold Hoops. ON MAJOR SALE! Hoops are in and a nice pair would make for such a good gift!
    8. Cute Mug. A compliment with each sip. 
    9. Diptyque Candle. These candles not only smell amazing but they're so chic and can be used for a cute little storage jar after the candle is done burning.
    10. Tory Burch Bag. Love this style and the color! Looks similar to the Gucci Soho Disco Bag 😍


    1. Ugg Slippers. Make him feel like a classy lounger with some Ugg slippers to wear around the house. 
    2. Pullover Fleece. . Your boyfriend will love this and you'll love to steal it from him
    3. Monogram Watch Box. Great gift for your watch loving guy!
    4. Canada Goose Gloves. An absolute necessity in Chicago. 
    5. Leather Wallet. Odds are your boyfriend probably has had the same wallet for the past 15 years so this Christmas... out with the old and in with the new. 
    6. Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones. Perfect for work, the gym, or commuting. Not so perfect when you want to discuss last nights episode of Real Housewives. 
    7. Giorgio Armani Gift Set. Doubles as a gift for him AND you - it smells amazing!
    8. Wooden iPhone Case. I feel like it's hard to come across a cool phone case for a guy that isn't all black and boring. I love this wood looking case!
    9. Booze Infused Hot Sauce Trio. I don't know about your boyfriends but I think booze and hot sauce are two of Matt's favorite things. 
    10. Nice Pair of Shoes. 45% off!!! 
    11. Chronograph Leather Watch.So unique looking with the light leather strap and the dark and sleek face - love this.
      1. Best Mom Ever Frame. You can never go wrong with a cute frame with a picture of you two. 
      2. Diptyque Candle Set. Best. Candles. Ever.
      3. Best Mom Ever Trinket Dish. . So sweet! Perfect little trinket for Mom's jewelry.
      4.  Like Mother Like Daughter Champagne Glasses.Obsessed with these!!
      5. Prosecco & Santorini Reed Diffuser Duo. This smells amazing.
      6. Insulated Stemless Wine Tumbler. .When mama needs her wine to go.
      7. Create Your Own Soap Set. Give your mom a craft - something the two of you can do together!
      8. Monogram Tablet Holder. This would be perfect to keep in the kitchen if your mom uses her iPad for recipes and such.
      9. Pink Peony Bath Set. ON SALE - UNDER $10!!! This set is so pretty!
      10. Where The Wild Moms Are Book. Would make a fun gag gift. 
      11. Tory Burch Pendant. . A simple necklace but very pretty!

      1. Patagonia Quarter Zip Pullover. Keep dad looking cool with a Patagonia.
      2. Whiskey Book. Give dad an excuse to experiment with this liquor. 
      3. Watch. I love this leather strap!
      4. Dark Chocolate Bourbon Bears. For dads who love bourbon and chocolate.
      5. Grill Mat. I didn't even know this was a thing but nonetheless I guess it is perfect for the dad who loves to grill!
      6. Desktop Basketball. . This looks pretty fun, TBH.
      7. Tie & Kerchief Set. Love the colors of these!
      8. Yeti Coffee Tumbler. Such a cool and sleek coffee tumbler - and keeps your coffee hot for so long!
      9. Lucky Sock Set. Can dads ever have enough fun socks?
      10. Super Tech Kit. Contains 10 tech essentials: earbuds, flash drive, charging cable, phone stand, and more included.
      11. Scratch Off Beer Poster. As if he needed an incentive to drink beer. 
      12. Shoe Polish Kit. Get him a new pair of shoes with this Polish Set for a good gift set!

      1.  Rosé Candle. Love this brand of candles!
      2. Quay Aviators. These over sized aviators look good on everyone. 
      3. Color Block Scarf. Cute and practical gift. 
      4. Polaroid Camera. Love keeping pictures taken on these at my desk at work.
      5. Soul Sister Cuff. Dainty jewelry like this is my faaaav.
      6. Pom Pom Beanie. UNDER $15! 
      7. Zodiac Medallion Necklace. So into medallion necklaces lately. 
      8. Girl Wash Your Face Book. I heard this book is amazing - definitely would be borrowing it if I gave it as a gift lolz. 
      9. Sugarfina Margarita Set. These are so cute and always make for a good gift. 
      10. Tory Burch Card Holder. Love this pattern.
      11. Tortoise Shell Hoops. I think I may have to buy these for myself... I've been on a huge hoop kick lately.


      1. Goals Journal. For manifesting your goals.... or doodling.
      2.  Boss Lady Desk Sign. Perfect for the office.
      3. CEO Mug.One day ;)
      4.  Kate Spade Tackle Box. Who says office supplies have to be boring?
      5. Messy Bun & Getting Stuff Done Sweatshirt. Love a good graphic sweatshirt. 
      6.  In The Company Of Women book.  Good read or even just a cute coffee table/book for the office
      7. 2019 Planner. I've heard good things about the Day Designer planners and they have the cutest prints
      8.  'Leading Lady' Watch. Such a cute watch face!
      9. Laptop Sleeve. . Omg, I am obsessed with this laptop sleeve - look at the little champagne & martini glasses!
      10. 'Going Places' Necklace. . Such a cute & dainty piece with great meaning behind it.
        1. 'Let's Sleep In' Sweatshirt. . Wildfox sweaters are sooo soft and cozy. 
        2. Ugg Slippers. Ugg slippers > everything. I loveeeee wearing mine around the apartment in the winter. 
        3. Faux Fur Throw. Comfy blankets are a must and you can never have enough. 
        4. Barefoot Dreams Socks. If you've never tried out this brand... omg. They have the softest stuff EVER.
        5. Faux Fur Pillow. This makes me want to take a nap right now.
        6.  Joggers. .These are the coziest and softest joggers you will ever own. 
        7. Candle. Love these candles - on sale right now!! 
        8. Silk Sleeping Mask. Silk sleeping masks are a game changer and so much better for your skin than any other material. 
        9. Matching PJ Set. On major sale!
        10. Under Eye Mask. . I'm a sucker for trying out new eye masks - under eye masks are my new fav! So cooling and refreshing. 
        11. Self Love Bath + Body Set. .I love the Herbivore rose spray so I'd love to try out more of their products. This set would make such a good gift!

            1.  I Need A Drink Pullover. I may have to get this for myself; I loveeeee Wildfox pullovers. 
            2. Prosecco Pong. This is 100% on my list.
            3. Funny Flask. .Yes.... definitely just water....
            4.  Prosecco Made Me Do It Book..Such a cute bar cart or coffee table book.
            5.  Confetti Bar Accessories. Cork your wine or crack open your beer in style. 
            6. Cocktail Syrup Set. Your fav cocktails on the go!
            7.  Champagne Shot Glasses.. Now these are the types of shots I can take. 
            8. Holiday 'Drinking Buddies'. Cheeky ;) little way to keep your drink marked. 
            9.  Shower Wine Holder. . I may need one of these for myself....
            10. Wine Night Kit. .Complete with corkscrew, wine glass markers, stain removers, cute socks, and more!
            11. Cocktail Gummies. I've tried the champagne gummies and they're so good!


                1. Airplane Mode Pullover. My favorite travel sweatshirt - so cute and cozy!
                2. Traveler Cocktail Kit. You get to pick two! Either Gin & Tonic, Moscow Mule, Bloody Mary, or the Hot Toddy.
                3. Travel Jewelry Box. Low key a very useful thing to have while traveling. 
                4. Passport Holder. I have this and I love it!
                5. Portable Charger. An absolute necessity for travel - love this one!
                6. Backpack. OBSESSED with this backpack - sooo cute and practical for a carry on!
                7. Invisbobble Hair Ties. Perfect for travel when you want to throw up your hair without getting a crease. 
                8. Travel Journal. I wish I had this for my Europe trip!
                9. Cosmetic Case. Love this Tory Burch print!
                10. Luggage Tag. .Vacation calories don't count is RIGHT. 
                11. Silk Sleep Mask. Silk sleep masks are a GREAT investment for someone who's always traveling. 

                    1. Gold Mirrored Tabletop Tray. I posted this in my BAR CART ESSENTIALS post and I still love it.
                    2. Kristin Cavallari Cookbook.  These recipes look soooo good. 
                    3. Peace Sign Home Decor.  Cute little accent decor - 50% off!
                    4. Love Lives Here Wall Sign.  Pretty & simple home decor that would look good in any home!
                    5. Tea Towel Set. So fun and cute - come in several different colors and patterns. 
                    6. Set of 4 Flutes. Love this pretty iridescent purple color. 
                    7. Electric Wine Opener. Under $20!!! We got an electric wine opener last year and it was an absolute game changer. 
                    8. Server Set. Being an adult means being excited over a serving set like this, right??
                    9. Marble Inlay Coasters. Under $10!!!
                    10. Serving Bowl Trio. Perfect gift for someone who loves to host dinner parties. 
                    11. Instant Pot. CYBER WEEK SALE!! UNDER $80! This is on my Christmas list this year!

                      1. Nike Gym Bag. Time to upgrade the smelly gym bag - love this color. 
                      2. Lightweight Hoodie. Perfect to throw on after a workout. Sooo soft, too.  
                      3. Rose Gold Wireless Headphones. Under $40!!
                      4. Habits Journal. For the mindful workout barbie.
                      5.  Zella Leggings. Zella > Lulu leggings. 
                      6. Smoothie Plus Blender with Travel Sport Bottle. I'm obsessssed with my blender! This one is under $30! 
                      7. Living Proof Dry Shampoo. NECESSARY for the transition from gym to work.... or gym to happy hour. 
                      8. Waterbottle.  My favorite water bottle! I'm asking for the 40oz for Christmas!
                      9. Yoga Mat. . This brand has so many cute prints and colors. 
                      10. Sneakers. My favorites right now. 
                      11. InvisiBobble Hair Ties.Leave the gym with your hair crease-free.
                      12. Fitness Tracker.Good alternative to the Apple Watch. 

                          1. Vanity. This is such a good vanity brand and makes for the perfect gift when you don't know what products your beauty guru is into. 
                          2. Sephora Lip Favorites. This is seriously the best gift set for gals obsessed with lip products. Includes different shades from popular brands such as YSL, Tarte, Anastasia Beverly Hills, Too Faced, and more! Comes with several full size products as well. Oh... and its ON SALE!
                          3. Lip Sleeping Mask. This stuff is my newest obsession. It says it's a 'mask' for your lips but I use it as regular lip balm/chapstick. So moisturizing and smells soooo good. 
                          4. Dry Bar Faves. 3 full size Dry Bar products for under $50! All 3 of these work for all different hair types. 
                          5. Drunk Elephant Set. If you know me, you know I am obsessed with Drunk Elephant products. They are a little pricey though, so this gift set is a great value!
                          6. Anastasia Beverly Hills Soft Glam Palette.. This is on my wish list this year! 
                          7. Brazilian Bum Bum Set. Allt he Brazilian Bum Bum products smell amaaaaaazing - this is such a good gift set!
                          8. Oval Hairdryer/Volumizer. If there's one thing I could recommend off this list it's this magical contraption. It took a few tries to get used to but this is the only thing I use to dry my hair now. It's like DIY blowouts at home. 
                          9. Charlotte Tilbury Bar Of Gold.  Look. At. That. GLOW. 
                          10. Jade Roller. One of my essential beauty items.
                          11. Makeup Bag. Cute makeup bag with 5 adjustable compartments!

                              1. Head Lamp. Full disclosure I asked my friend Courtney who loves to camp and hike and she suggested this ;)
                              2. Camelbak 12L Backpack. ON SALE - UNDER $100! Perfect for hiking.
                              3. Portable Three Burner Propane Stove. Very useful to have if camping for a whole weekend!
                              4. Patagonia Nano Puff Water Resistant Jacket.This is just a great lightweight but warm jacket to have in general but Courtney said this is also perfect for hiking and camping.
                              5. Timerland Waterproof Boots MEN // Northface Women Boots.  Best hiking boots!
                              6. Insulated Coozie Tumbler. Only $7!!Whether you want your coffee hot or your cocktail cold - this tumbler will do it for ya. 
                              7. Collapsible Travel Pet Bowls. Courtney has these for when she takes her 3 dogs camping or hiking - SUCH a cool idea. These bowls are great for water or food for your dogs and are collapsible for easy transport.
                              8. Travel Hammock. Under $80 and fits 2!!! 
                              9. Traveling Slow Cooker. Not only great for camping but for tailgates, too!
                              10. Travel Utensils. A cute little lightweight set of cutlery. This would also be great for picnics!
                              11. Hiking Socks. A necessity for any camper or hiker!

                                  1. K-Cup Carousel. I like the K-cup carousels so much better than the stationary holders because when part of the rack is empty, I can spin it around to the back so it still looks full and pretty - lol anyone else?
                                  2. Coffee Foam Set. I am obsessed with this brand! 0 calories, 0 sugar, and sooo good. I stock up on these whenever I see them at Home Goods. 
                                  3. Yeti Coffee Cup. Comes in so many colors!
                                  4. French Press. Dying over that copper - so pretty.
                                  5. Coffee Saves Lives Tee. Love the cutout detail. 
                                  6. k-Cup Variety Pack. Buying K-cups can get expensive so this is low key such a practical and amazing gift. 
                                  7. Coffee Scrub. This looks incredible. 
                                  8. Coffee Scented Candle. Because why just drink coffee when you can smell it too.
                                  9. Coffee Ornament Set. Sooo cute.
                                  10.  Keurig Coffee, Latte, Espresso Maker. Nespresso who?? Keurig came out with a latte/espresso maker that's cheaper than a Nespresso! This was the #1 thing on my Christmas list this year :)
                                  11. Cold Brewer. Simple, fast & easy cold brew right at your finger tips. 


                                    1. Book Headband. If you saw my STORIARTS POST you know I absolutely love this company. How fun is this headband? Choose a headband with letter print from several different classic books. Use code 'CHAMPAGNETUESDAYS' for 10% off!
                                    2. Reading Light Clip. Perfect for the bookworm who just can't put down the book - even after hours.
                                    3. Literary Bookmark. Set of 4 for only $4! These are so pretty
                                    4. Eat Sleep Read Repeat Digital Print.I love this
                                    5. Literary Tote. Pick from several different titles and designs! Use code 'CHAMPAGNETUESDAYS' for 10% off
                                    6. Peace & Tranquility Candle.. Perfect soothing scented candle for a reading session. 
                                    7. Alice in Wonderland Book Scarf. There's tons of different titles to chose from! Alice In Wonderland is my fav :) Use code 'CHAMPAGNETUESDAYS' for 10% off!
                                    8. Ampersand Marquee. On sale!!
                                    9. Agate Bookends. These are so pretty!
                                    10. Just One More Chapter Mug. This mug is so cute!

                                    1.  Amazon Echo. I got this for Christmas last year and I gotta say... Alexa, I love you. 
                                    2. Wi-Fi Smart Plug. Cool little gadget under $40 with Energy Monitoring, Remote Access, Google Home Compatibility and Amazon Voice Control. 
                                    3. Screen Cleansing Tech Wipes. I once read that an iPhone case contains more germs than a toilet seat ... buy the wipes. 
                                    4. Charging Phone Case. So great for people who's phone is always dying.... I'm lookin' at you, Matt. 
                                    5. Portable Charger
                                    6. Charging Dock. This would be perfect at your desk at work!
                                    7. Instant Print Camera.. Instantly print cute little polaroids. 
                                    8. Bluetooth Shower Speaker. Don't sing in the shower alone.
                                    9. Apple Airpods
                                    10. Amazon Firestick.
                                    11. Key/Phone Finder.. We all know someone who could use this...

                                    1. iPhone Selfie Ring Light. Have no shame in your selfie game. 
                                    2. Face Mask. This looks sooo refreshing. 
                                    3. Faux Fur Slippers. ON SALE! So cute & comfy.
                                    4. Jewel Popsocket. Love the raised jewel-like edges.
                                    5. Bath Bomb Set. Not as good as real donuts but pretty close.,,
                                    6. Beanie. Comes in several different colors!
                                    7. Glossier Lip Balm. This lip balm is amaaaazing and gives off the perfect pinkish/red tint.
                                    8. What Do You Meme. Perfect stocking stuffer and an instant favorite game at any party.
                                    9. Phone Case. I love this brand of phone cases.
                                    10. Trinket Tray. Cute little trinket tray to keep jewelry and other odds and ends.
                                    11. Champagne Bears. So yummmmy.
                                    What's on your wish list this year?
                                    xo, Allie 

                                    66 comments

                                    1. These selections are amazing so many great gift ideas Thanks for sharing them xoxo Cris
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                                    2. This seriously is the ultimate gift guide!! You covered everything!!

                                      Jennifer
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                                    3. This is the ultimate gift guide! I love that it is all under one post! So much easier and don't need to dig around! I added the Keurig to my wishlist!

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                                      1. Thank you so much Rach!! Yessss, that Keurig is on mine too - I think my boyfriend got the hint when I sent him the direct link to it ;) hehe

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                                    4. This is honestly the most amazing gift guide, so much inspiration in one place!! I've definitely added a couple of ideas to my list! Natalie x

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                                    5. This is one of the best gift guides I've seen! You have so many great ideas! Thanks for sharing!

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                                    6. This is most definitely the ultimate guide - I will be referring to these when I do my (last minute) Christmas shopping!

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                                    7. Great post babe!! Can't believe it's already this time of year!! I need to get on my holiday shopping already!

                                      XO, Jessi
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                                      1. Ahh, I know - it truly crept up on me!! Thanks Jessi xo

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                                    8. These are such great ideas! I love a good ysl bag or card holder. I too have hot sauce on my list for the men. When in doubt give them food, right? Thanks for sharing babe! XO, Ellese

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                                    9. fun gift guides! i got those bose headphones for Christmas last year and LOVE them! the noise canceling on them is the best!
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                                      1. yesss, noise cancelling headphones are the best!!

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                                    10. Wow look at all these choices! This will really help some people. Thanks for sharing.

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                                    11. So many cute gift ideas! Need to go Christmas shopping!

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                                    12. Hey. These are the wonderful suggestions you have mentioned. Can I include a little thing to your list of suggestions here? Should use discount codes to get holiday gifts for less

                                      xoxo
                                      Emily

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                                    13. AAAAHH THANKS so much!! Such great gift ideas! Def gonna get those champagne glasses for my mum ❤
                                      xx
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                                    14. So many fun picks! Thanks so much for sharing!

                                      xx Chelsea
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                                    15. You've nailed these gift guides! Awesome ideas!

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                                    16. Ahhh, too much gift ideas! I love the Tory Burch bag and instax for Christmas! <3

                                      xoxo,
                                      SHAIRA
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                                    17. wow! loved this post! great gift ideas! amazing :)


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                                    18. Can't go wrong with any of these dear, especially the Jewelry Box! Love it!

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                                    19. Such an amazing selection dear! Really great! I adore it!!
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                                    20. Very lovely inspirations! I'm still on the lookout for some gifts, so your gift guide comes in handy.

                                      xx Simone
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                                    21. Oh my gosh you've listed SO many gorgeous pieces in this gift guide! The YSL purse is an absolute dream and the Hello Beautiful mug is lovely too :)

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                                    22. Oh my goodness, this really IS the ultimate gift guide!! Great job compiling all of these amazing gifts!

                                      xx, Elise
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                                    23. These are all amazing gift ideas
                                      xo
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                                    24. Shoot, I think you literally thought of everything girl! I love the different variations you found, plus the soft color palette in the first set is beautiful. So many great ideas here.

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                                      1. Aw thank you so much!! It really means a lot to me! xo

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                                    25. amazing picks love.
                                      Have a great day!
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                                    27. So many amazing holiday gift ideas! I love this time of the year x

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                                    28. Wow what an amazing gift guide! Thanks so much for the inspo.

                                      Gemma x
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                                    29. Now this is a mega gift guide, wow!! Thanks much for sharing. Believe me it is very helpful.

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                                    30. WOW! amazing gifts that women actually want!

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                                    31. Hello,

                                      Lovely !

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                                    32. Great gift ideas! I have finished all my Christmas shopping but I haven't wrapped it all yet - need to get around to it, December is flying so fast!

                                      Hope that you are having a great weekend :) We are heading down to my parents today to spend time with the family :)

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                                      1. Thanks so much Mica! Totally agree, before you know it Christmas will be here!!
                                        Hope you had a fabulous weekend - your plans sounded great :)

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                                    33. This is a good reminder for me to start my Christmas shopping haha! Such a great gift guide!

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