Category Archives: Gift Giving

Runway to Reality: Valentines Day Edition

Having a mini panic attack over the perfect outfit for your first Valentines Day date? Or are you the veteran of a relationship and want to resurface those butterflies? Perhaps you’re just a single gal spending Valentines Day with all your girl friends. Regardless of your relationship status I am going to show you some Runway to Reality looks that are perfect for Valentines Day. I guarantee you’ll fall in love!

Christian Dior Spring 2012

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Budget Friendly Valentine’s Gifts for Him and Her

If  your bank account is still hurting from the previous holiday season, don’t fret. I’m here to help you have a successful Valentine’s Day without successfully wiping out your savings!

Giving a photo shows how much you cherish the times spent together and captures priceless memories, but a thoughtful frame doesn’t have to be pricey!  They do say a picture is worth a thousand words – what could be better than that?

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Foods (and Recipes) that Fight for You!

Whoever said more eating will make you put on more weight? Luckily for us food-lovers, eating certain foods can help you burn fat! Here’s a list of yummy super-foods that will build muscle, lose fat, and fight disease:

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Exclusive 15% off coupon code for Readers of Little Girl, Big Eyes!

Nicole of NKat Designs was nice enough to create a coupon code just for our readers! You might remember Nicole’s designs from our VDay Etsy roundup. Handmade cards are definitely one of my little guilty pleasures and are just as fun to give than receive!

The coupon code is LGBE15 and will save yous 15% off your orders!

Editor Picks Under $4! Enjoy!

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Fall in Love With Etsy’s Handmade Valentine’s Day Gifts!

As soon as January rolls around, we start seeing red, pink and hearts all over the stores and we know it’s coming. Valentine’s Day is one holiday that’s hard to miss–even if you’re single! Whether you’re looking to get into the spirit with fun accessories, are fretting over what to buy for him, or simply on the lookout for cute, special cards, offers all that you need this February 14th.

Here are some of my favorite finds to help you get a head start!


Be My Valentine – Handmade Valentine Card, $3.50 Continue reading

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We’re Still Loving Gifts that Give Back!

Last week we showed you some of our favorite eco-friendly gifts, but we couldn’t get enough! Philanthropic gift-giving is the hottest trend this holiday season. Brands such as TOMS and Tory Burch are giving a portion of their proceeds to charitable causes. Take a look at what we discovered in round two!

Sandy Backpack$85

Ark Collective will give a backpack to a child in need for every backpack sold. Continue reading

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Eco-friendly Gift Guide – Protecting Mother Nature, One Gift at a Time!

Missing out on all the excitement because you’re panicking over gift ideas? Well it’s time to get jolly! This gift guide provides you with eco-friendly ideas that will satisfy all your earth loving friends.  Help protect mother nature one gift at a time!

FEED – Feed NYC Bag – $42.00

This Feed NYC bag isn’t your ordinary tote. In addition to providing stylish storage, purchasing this product provides 8 meals to hungry New Yorkers that are hard working parents unable to buy food. One hot tote for a friend, 8 hot meals for those in need: it’s a no-brainer! Continue reading

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Move over, Macy’s–One of a kind gift giving is easy this year!

Gift giving is one holiday tradition that can prove to be the most rewarding, but it can also be one of the most difficult. This is especially true if the person you’re buying for is someone you’ve known for awhile—you are forced to get more and more creative each year! This season, take a different approach and mix up your holiday shopping by finding meaningful gifts outside of the department store. How to do this? With vintage and handmade pieces, of course! There is no better way to give a one of a kind gift than to give something that no one else can have. offers a fantastic assortment of such vintage and handmade gifts, so leave the hoards of people and generic gifts back at the mall and find something original to give this December.

Here are some of my favorites:

green flower headband with delicate trim, $26,

Give the messy bun a break! This gorgeous, delicately crafted headband can instantly turn around a bad hair day. Continue reading

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$50 Worth of Merchandise from Baubles & Rocks Shop! 6 days only!

Face it, Christmas is right around the corner and we know all you thrifty shoppers haven’t crossed everyone off  your holiday list just yet…

Baubles and Rocks is a premier online jewelry shop that offers a collective mix of funky, trendy, and classic pieces that you won’t want to live without and with the killer pricing, wont have to!

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Sseko Designs – Christmas Fun!

While it seems that everyone is buried under endless amounts of layers , strapping on their snow boots and waiting for that winter wonderland, over here I’m already anticipating eighty degree days (even if it is more than five months away)! Whether you’re lucky enough to be catching rays in Cali right now or bundled up in the east coast with me, Sseko’s new strappy sandals designs will have you gleaming.

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