What a Teenage Girl Wants for Christmas, From the Perspective of a Teenage Girl

We’re confusing things, I’ll admit it. Unless I so much as blatantly point it out, I have no clue what I’m getting for the holidays. While everyone and their potato chip is writing about gifts for him and gifts for her, I’m gonna tell you 10 Things A Teenage Girl Wants (present wise).

1. Fuzzy Socks: Highest priority, no doubt about it.DSC_0022

2. A gift package from the Body Shop, preferably in her favorite scent, which you should know by now.

3. Gift Cards from Forever 21, Lulu Lemon (I’ve heard, not a fan myself), and American Eagle. She will adore you.DSC_0025

4. Literally anything from Lush

5. A scented candle from Anthropology– We don’t like to let others know that we’re stinky…

6. A new iPhone case. Or a new iPhone. Or honestly just an iTunes Gift Card.DSC_0029

7. A boy, preferably (but not limited to) a teenage one, with happy eyes and a drop-dead gorgeous smile.

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8. Or a girl, depending on the person and their preferences.rs_1024x698-150223155815-1024-jennifer-lawrence-dior-campaign.jw.22315

9. A Starbucks gift card— I don’t actually go there or even drink coffee, but shout out for those that do! *EXCEPTION*: DO NOT get her this if she is openly, and for whatever reason, against the new Red Cups. I don’t get it either, but I’m saving you from a world of hurt here.

10. Whoever you are in her life– A significant other, a parent, a friend– Just show her that you love her. That’s the best gift that she could ever get this year, especially if she’s a stressed-out senior. Just show her you care.DSC_0011

 

Until next time…

Marin

The Crazy Thing I Bought (And Shout Out!)

Hello My Beauties!

What I Bought

So I went shopping (like always), partially for the Love Yourself challenge I have taken up, but also because I like to buy things and I was bored. SO I made a ‘What I Bought/Shout Out’ video for your entertainment! Well, not just for you, for me too, but I’m sharing it with you because I love you!

Anyways, the shout out portion is to my close friend, Eleanor. We have this thing before and after Valentine’s day where we have Marin Day and Eleanor Day, and this year she gave me some really cool stuff! And to show my appreciation I made it public! Yaaaaayyyyy!

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I hope that you all enjoy and if you want to take up the Love Yourself challenge as well, join me! It’s fun, I promise.

Peace, Love, and Baby Ducks,

Marin XO

6 Stocking Stuffers For Under $10

Hello My Beauties!

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I completely understand, the search for inexpensive Stocking Stuffers is a hard one! Even finding a cute little present for a friend without breaking your bank is tricky. So, if you want the best gift idea, or just a last minute buy, look no further than this blog post!

Bath and Body Works Mini Candles

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If you ever want a great little gift idea for the holiday season, I would first go to Bath and Body Works! They have great scents that are very inexpensive. I included the minis because, even though they are slightly over $10, you can get a full line of products for a low cost.

Forever 21 Jewelry

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If you are looking for a great piece of jewelry that looks a lot more expensive than it actually is, go to Forever 21! They have all different sorts of earrings, necklaces, and rings ranging from $4-10!

Fuzzy Socks

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In my book you can never go wrong with fuzzy socks. Whether they are used around the house or at night with lotion, these socks are a girls best friend this winter! I have seen some animal ones at Old Navy and Bath and Body Works as well, but honestly fuzzy socks are pretty universal. Go to any clothing/fragrance store and I bet you that you will find a great pair for a low cost!

Kate Moss Lipstick

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Now this is my personal favorite brand of lipstick, but any drugstore kind will be perfect! I love Rimmel London’s Kate Moss (as I have rambled about many times before) for many, many reasons. But the best thing is that they last and are very pigmented, so there is no worries when going out for a holiday dinner with the family! These were $6 each and definitely worth the money.

Pajama Pants

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Old Navy is having a great sale right now where all pajama pants are $6! I have a couple of pairs that I love and being able to get them for that cheap is so great! So if you are shopping for a gift or something a little more intimate (if you know what I mean 😉) then head over and get a pair!

Peace, Love, and Baby Ducks,

Marin XO

Black Friday Haul!!!!

Hello My Beauties!

This year’s Black Friday shopping was unbelievable! The savings were amazing and I was able to buy a lot more than I thought I’d be able to be with the money I brought. SO here is my Black Friday Haul for all of you beautiful readers! Please comment with anything you liked as well as the stores you hit up that Friday! 

*I just want to say that I did not go shopping on Thanksgiving. I personally don’t support having stores open that early but that’s just one girl’s opinion*

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STORES: American Eagle, XXI Forever, Aldo  MONEY: $120

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American Eagle Outfitters

So I was able to get a huge discount at AE this year! Not only were they having a 40% off your entire purchase, but I was also able to get $20 off after using the gift card my friend got me for their stores, so thank you Gracie! As for what I bought, I got a really super duper soft striped tee that I just absolutely adore! I’ve never found a shirt with maroon and baby blue color combo and it immediately caught my eye! I also got a super cute flannel button up for this winter. It’s also extremely soft, and I got it in a large since a) they didn’t have my size and b) I liked the bigger fit of it.

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XXI Forever

I am so excited for all of the stuff I got at XXI Forever! Their deals weren’t super impressive, but I did have the incredible surprise of having the dress (shown below) be only $6 instead of $20. I bought this really adorable pack of four rings because I have been really needing some new finger candy! I also got this incredible pack of TEN earrings for only FIVE BUCKS! Honestly, if you are ever looking for a place to get great, inexpensive jewelry, Forever 21 is the place to go!

I also bought this super cute, very wintery dress that fits perfectly to accent what small curves I posses, an athletic tank top because I like to think that I am fit in some way, and finally this adorable velvet-black, flower-patterened crop top!

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Aldo

I didn’t actually mean to buy anything from Aldo, but once I say these shoes I couldn’t stop myself! The crazy shopping side of me reared its head and I purchased the shoes. It happens to the best of us. No, but seriously I fell into a deep and maddening love when I saw these bad boys! I have been looking for a pair of riding boots for ages but I could never find a pair that I liked, and then I found these and I died a little. They are perfectly accented with the laces and embellishments on the toe but they still keep that riding-boot aesthetic. But wait, there’s more. They were 50% off! So yeah I bought the shoes! Who would’t buy the shoes!? Voldemort probably, but we don’t talk of him or his lack of style…

Okie-dokie thank you all so much for reading and definitely look forward to seeing these items in future posts of mine! Here’s hoping that your holidays were amazing and that you all have a great time shopping for loved ones for this Christmas/ Hanukkah/ Kwanzaa/ Winter Solstice or whatever else you might celebrate!

Peace, Love, and Baby Ducks,

Marin XO