Gift that keeps on giving!

I don’t normally celebrate Christmas, but this year my family has decided to join in on the festivities. However, when my mom asked me what I wanted for Christmas, I had no idea what to ask for. I didn’t just want anything from the mall..I wanted a gift that actually meant something. I want a gift that keeps on giving. So I put in a stipulation that if I get any gift, it has to be a gift that supports a good cause and benefits those in need.

One organization that I particularly fond of is V-Day. V-Day is an organization founded by Eve Ensler, that raises money and awareness to end violence against women around the world. I first heard of V-day in my women’s studies class the other day and when we watched a documentary called “The Vagina Monologues.”   A documentary that that brings awareness about rape and violence against women around the world.  A truly moving film that is raw, moving and at times funny, but most of all enlightening. 

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In an effort to raise money and awareness, Eve Ensler teamed up with Amanda Keidan Jewelry and put together a line of rings and necklaces to support the cause. This is one gift I would not mind receiving, since it is for such a good cause. My suggestion for everyone is to pick a cause that is close to your heart and celebrate the spirit of Christmas by picking a gift for a loved one that supports people around the world. Truly a gift that keeps on giving.

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Cute gifts from Francesca’s

 

I featured Francesca’s on my “Fashion of the week” series, and as promised, I am now featuring all the cute gifts and nick knacks they have in their shop. Things that I wouldn’t personally mind having. Here are just a few amazingly cute gifts that I would love to get from Francesca’s. (PS. I saw the same Owl pillow in the above picture in Francesca’s and I almost ran out with it! I love Owls)

 

Babushka Ear BudsAnne Taintor Happy Hour FlaskSpoonful of Sugar Cupcake Measuring SetRetro Shaken Not Stirred Ice BagSugar Daddy BankMake A Decision Pad

You can find all of these items and more in the link above 😀