2012 Holiday Gift Guide: Accessories

In our continuing efforts to bring you affordable, drool-worthy gifts for the holidays, the second part in our ongoing gift guide series features an array of giftable accessories perfect for every woman on your list. (Check out our picks for buzz-worthy beauty gifts here.) Whether you need to find the perfect statement ring for your best friend, a silk scarf for your mom or a fun and funky accessory for your little sister, check out our top picks for accessory gifts this year.

Floral Silk Scarf

The gorgeous floral print highlighted on this silk scarf is reminiscent of a watercolor painting. It’s extra-long length, superb craftsmanship and touch-ably soft material makes this the perfect gift to give to someone you love.

($41, Oasap Limited)



Statement Ring

This expertly crafted mosaic statement ring features stunning silver druzy and white agate pebbles accented with a gold-plated band, perfect for pairing with a little black dress or jeans and a tee. Your recipient will love the versatility of this ring, and you’ll love the affordable price tag!

($125, Max & Chloe)



Strap Wallet


From Vera Bradley, this eclectic strap wallet features a vibrant all-over print and the convenience of a removable cross-body strap. This gift is perfect for the ladies on your list who are drawn to the unexpected – plus, it’s practical too!

($49, Zappos)




Teardrop Earrings

These glittering teardrop earrings are the perfect stocking stuffer for the fashionable ladies on your gift list. The gorgeous forest-green hue is complimented by glimmering faux gems that pair perfectly with a cocktail dress or work separates.

($12.99, ModCloth)




Bangle Set

A set of fabric-covered multicolored bangles is the perfect stocking stuffer for the fashionistas on your gift list this holiday season. Your gift recipient will love the versatility of these colorful bangles, which can be worn alone or stacked for a truly unique look.

($46.95, Fantasy Jewelry Box)



What accessories do you plan to give this holiday season?

5 Holiday Gift Ideas for Everyone on your List

If you’re still searching for that perfect gift, look no farther than these great gift ideas. From beauty products to home supplies and everything in between, you’re guaranteed to find something for everyone on your gift list this year.

1. Pacifica Island Vanilla

The latest scent from the Pacifica brand features a fragrance that is both sweet and sultry – like a tropical vacation in a bottle! Sephora is offering two gift sets that are perfect for the holidays, including the Pacifica Take Me There Island Vanilla Set, which includes perfume roll-on, body butter and a lip tint, as well as the Pacifica Island Vanilla Beautiful Traveler Duo which includes a lip tint and body butter. Each set retails for $18 and $10 respectively.


2. Braun Satin Hair Active Ion Brush

This revolutionary hair brush gives instant shine and smoothness with the push of a button, as well as eliminating frizz and static. While it’s pricey, your gal pal will thank you for her beautiful, shiny and radiant hair! Retails for $65 at Beauty.com.



3. Mint Robotic Floor Cleaner

For the woman who has everything, this Mint Robotic Floor Cleaner is the perfect gift, especially for the busy hostess. With this hardwood floor cleaner, she can clean up quickly and easily for every holiday party, as well as the rest of the year. Plus, it’s super quiet and automatically shuts off when it’s finished cleaning. Retails for $198.



4. Paisley Scarf

Perfect for a fashionable young teenager, this paisley scarf offers both functionality and fashion in one! Plus, it isn’t heavy like other scarves and will work throughout the fall and winter seasons no matter what you’re wearing. Retails for $16.90.





5. CND Nail Effect Shimmers Polish

These CND Nail Effect – Shimmers polishes come if six shades, and are great for layering over a complimentary nail color. They add depth and sparkle to existing polish and are perfect for a festive flair this holiday season. Your gal pal who is obsessed with all things nail polish will definitely love these. Retail for $11 each.



With these five gift ideas, you’re sure to find something for even the pickiest person on your Christmas list this year.

Christmas Present Shopping at Sears and Sears.com

I actually did a lot of my Christmas present shopping at Sears and Sears.com this year. I always shop around for the best prices and try to combine coupon codes, but what I really like about Sears is that I can get extra discounts when using my Sears Credit Card, plus I can earn shopyourwayrewardsTM points on my purchases for even better discounts. There are so many ways to save at Sears.

First off, Sears has an AMAZING selection! Anything you could ever want for everyone on your list. They are THE store to go to find gifts. Visit Sears.com/Gifts to browse their HUGE selection of great gift ideas for everyone on your list!

Sears has everything you need, all in one place

You can shop for everyone on your list at Sears and Sears.com. From tools, appliances, video games, and more to a big screen TV for dad, toys for the kids, clothing for the whole family including great brands like Lands End and Kardashian Kollection. Don’t forget to pick something up for all the gals on your list! Sears has a huge selection of footwear, fine jewelry, or cosmetics too! (Their pajamas and lingerie section is pretty extensive too.)

Right now you can get Free Holiday Shipping on qualifying items with promo code RealJoy

Another great thing I really like is Sears “Real Joy Guaranteed” (visit sears.com/guarantee for full details) They also have a Satisfaction Guaranteed (return policy) AND a Lowest Price Guaranteed policy. Sears will match a competitor’s advertised price on any item plus give you 10% of the difference. How can you go wrong with that?

I have 2 rambunctious kids so I can’t always muster up the courage (and the stupidity) to brave the stores. So I like shopping online, in my pajamas, while the kids completely tear apart the house. At least Sears has Free Shipping to any Sears store where you can go and just pick everything up.

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