Es Noche Buenas and I finally finished wrapping presents! with @KevinHart4Real #ihartholidays


My last gift wrapped!

It’s Christmas Eve and I have officially finished wrapping my last gift! Note to self: Next year purchase gift cards! I finished my holiday shopping weeks ago, yet I managed to pick up more stocking stuffers than I knew what to do with. When I stopped at Kohls on Friday to pick up wrapping paper I walked out spending close to 300 bucks. Why? No idea! Did you go crazy this holiday season?


Did you remember to buy batteries for any of the gifts you bought? Kevin didn’t forget. Check out this hilarious video of Kevin Hart.

What do you think of my handmade card on the wrapping paper in the photo above?  Do you get creative with your holiday wrapping?

Until then,

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Where Can I Start My Holiday Shopping?

This past Money Monday I shared with you My Naughty and Nice List.  So of course I want to know how is your holiday shopping going? Have you started yet? Are you almost done? If you haven’t started yet I suggest when you’re done with reading this post you stop by Monday’s post and check out how to start!  It’s making me nervous to even think about you waiting til the day before Christmas to start.  I know plenty of people who do though, so you’re not alone.

For me though I am a bit claustrophobic so I tend to make sure I’m done with my list by the first or second week of December!  Anything after that and you might get a homemade gift if I haven’t gotten to your name yet by that time.  This is actually not a bad idea if you share the same phobia of large crowds.  People tend to morph into mean monsters during the holiday shopping season.  If you do have to shop during the month of December, good luck to you!
Since I’m almost done, I thought it would be nice to share some ideas of what to get the people on your list.  This will come to you next week.  In the meantime I wanted to share an event you can look for in your neck of the woods.  It is the perfect spot to start your holiday shopping.  I love to stop at Holiday Shopping Events.  Its a great way to find some really great gifts for your loved ones and of course, yourself!  I normally have to travel all the way to NY to find a good one.  However, this year I’m in luck to have one closer to home.  In Connecticut, one of my dear friends is hosting a Holiday Shopping event in Norwalk, CT for the ladies.  If you happen to be in my neck of the woods I invite you to partake in the festivities!
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PNK Holiday tickets will be sold ahead of time for $10.00 and $15.00 at the door. Please email PrttynPnkSugar@gmail.com for more information!


If you’d like more information on this event be sure to like the Facebook Page PNK Sugar!  Tell her I sent you!  Have you ever been to a Holiday Shopping Event?  Share where you start your shopping below!
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Melissa & Doug Terrific Twenty List and Giveaway

Today is such an exciting day for so many reasons!  I was going to tell you weeks ago about how I was almost finished with my Christmas shopping but I thought instead I’d explain my process of getting things done before the holiday season is upon us.  Then on Saturday I got my Starbucks in a holiday cup and in another store they were playing Christmas music and I realized that I never did the post. (Gasp!)  SO to make it up to you I’m sharing today the Melissa & Doug Terrific Twenty List and Giveaway.  It started yesterday but there’s still 19 days left of giveaways! YAY!

photo credit: 20 Days of Terrific Twenty via Melissa & Doug

If you’re shocked to realize that the holidays are right around the corner, don’t fret.  If you’re not familiar with Melissa & Doug, they started making toys over 24 years ago in Doug’s childhood home.  They’ve grown so much since then that they have their own space.  Inspiring, right?  Their philosophy is simple -‘to make each and every customer a happy and permanent member of the Melissa & Doug family, while offering products with tremendous value, quality and design’.  While I have been looking for the perfect gifts for the smaller kids on my list, I realized that I’m looking for products just like the ones that Melissa & Doug have been making for years.

Photo Credit: Melissa & Doug

The list for their giveaway compiles the “best of the best” holiday gifts for the 2012 holiday season, and they’re excited to share it here with you! AND To celebrate, they’re having a 20 Days of Terrific Twenty Giveaway on their Facebook page! Every day (started yesterday, November 6) they’ll be giving away one item from their Terrific Twenty list to at least one of their lucky Facebook fans!

Today, Day 2 of the giveaway, is one of my favorite toys, the charming Beeposh Elvis stuffed animal! How cute is this guy?  And has the name Elvis in it to boot for all us Elvis fans.

What do you have to do to get in on the giveaway?

To enter to win a gift every day from the Terrific Twenty list head over to their FACEBOOK page, LIKE it, and find today’s post with the giveaway and follow the directions!

What are you waiting for go check out what you can win! Click here!  Good Luck!

Until then,
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