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holiday gift ideas

BAF Weekly IT List from top left: classic designer IT bag / holiday nail polish / Santa candy gifts / chunky heel black boots (I love mine-super comfortable!) / lipstick gift set / classic IT bag (under $1000) /

This past week has been all about gifts and investing in classic pieces we will all use for many seasons to come. Classic shoes and handbags are hotter than hot right now, as well as the perfect gift for that special someone on your list. We are also looking to add a little sparkle to our lives, and this fabulous holiday nail polish is the perfect way to add sparkle!

A classic IT bag which withstands the test of time is what everyone wants right now. With the world as it is, we all need something classic which is a good investment. The feeling of owning something steady and controlled is necessary right now, so a classic IT bag, or a good pair of black boots, is perfect right now; and for many years to come!

Gift sets make gift giving easy! I love this lipstick set for the beauty fan on your list, and these Santa gift boxes are perfect for both kids and adults. These gift boxes are perfect as a stand-alone gift, or to give with a gift card to make the gift card seem more tangible. Love that!

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Yummy gift ideas for the holidays

food gift ideas holidays 2020

Yummy gift ideas for the holidays from top left: Santa gift boxes / dark chocolate bar gift box / gingerbread cookies / luxurious chocolate box / holiday candy gift box / chocolate covered strawberries /

Don’t we all love food? Sometimes the best gift to give is one that goes right to the tummy! Food is also an easy gift idea for that someone on your list who has everything; or is just plain hard to shop for! I love giving the gift of something delicious such as hot cocoa, chocolate, and candy.

I found a few fabulous and yummy gift ideas for the holidays around the web. These food gift ideas have everything from presentation to being downright yummy. After all, the food gift has to look amazing and taste fabulous. Love!

Without further ado, here are my favorite food gift ideas from around the web for the 2020 holiday season. I hope you love them as much as I do!

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What is your favorite yummy gift to give and receive? Mine would be chocolate!

Happy Holidays!


Holiday gift shopping at Hillsdale

The holiday shopping season is here, and I am so excited to enjoy all of the beautiful and festive decor at Hillsdale Shopping Center. In addition to these fabulous trees on the first floor, right by Macy’s, there are golden stars cascading from the ceiling, garlands throughout the mall, and additional displays the whole family can enjoy. Love it!

Of course, there is more to holiday shopping than decor! Hillsdale Shopping Center has so many of my go-to shops this holiday season. It’s the perfect place to get my shopping done for my entire list; and a few things for myself too. haha

If you are looking for the perfect home items, Macy’s is an obvious choice; but did you know Williams-Sonoma has the perfect table settings for the holidays? In addition, they have multiple types of hot cocoa, and holiday themed marshmallows! I picked up a few for my kids. We are excited to enjoy them!

I know these cocoa tins and marshmallows will make amazing gifts this season too!

Although large gatherings aren’t a thing this year, we are still dressing in festive outfits when we go out and about; plus we have to have the holiday spirit on family Zoom gatherings! I love all the amazing holiday clothing at White House Black Market, aka WHBM. If you are looking for something fabulous with a little va-va-voom this season for that special someone on your list, WHBM is the perfect place to go! I mean, how fabulous are these shoes!!

I know you love beauty products as much as I do. So Sephora is the obvious choice for the perfect gift for you, and every beauty fan on your list. I love all the gift sets they have in store. Gift sets make beauty gift shopping easy! Plus, Sephora at Hillsdale Shopping Center has Dyson products in stock! I know people have their fabulous hairdryer and curling iron set on their list. If you don’t own the hairdryer, I recommend giving it to yourself this season, I am addicted to mine and can never use another dryer again! Love it!

Cozy sweaters and moto jackets are hot trends this year! For the Fashionista on your list, I highly recommend Banana Republic at Hillsdale Shopping Center for your destination. They have the IT moto jacket which everyone is after, plus the perfect sweaters to put under the tree.

If my family is reading this, the moto jacket is on my list. hint hint, nudge nudge.

I know you love handbags! This means your friends and family do too! Michael Kors at Hillsdale Shopping Center has a ton of fabulous handbags in stock right now. I love love love these studded styles; plus they have on-trend quilted styles, classic hobo bags, and more! I need these sunglasses in my life too. You’ll be a kid in a candy store at Michael Kors!

Hillsdale has so many fabulous shops to check out for the holidays. Plus, they are easy to get to from anywhere in the Bay Area.

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Happy shopping, Happy Holidays, and stay fabulous.


*sponsored by Hillsdale Shopping Center. all thoughts and opinions are my own.