Thursday, November 29, 2012

Holiday Gift Guide: Gifts for $25 & Under

I don't know about you, but I looooove Christmas Shopping... I understand that sometimes, Christmas Shopping can be a bit stressful whether it is because you have a long list of people to shop for or because you are on a tight budget. Anyways, I did some browsing on the web at a few shops that I adore and here is a list of cost friendly items that would make for fun gifts or great stocking stuffers without breaking the bank.

$22.00 USD
These leather key fob's are handmade by Kelsea, of K.slademade
Available in Black & Camel, Brown & Navy, Gold & Pale Pink, Navy & Neon Green, Navy & Orange, Navy & Red, Navy & Teal, Pink & Brown, Pink & Orange, Teal & Brown and Teal & Pink.

$19.00 USD/each
These delicate beaded bracelets, feature brass chain, faceted beads and colorful cord accents. These bracelets are adjustable and would make great as friendship bracelets for you & your girlfriends! 

$24.00 USD
"Sew Beastly's products are handmade, ruffled accessories with sustainability in mind."- Sew Beastly
Available in a variety of different prints. Perfect size for storing all your daily essentials.

$25 USD

Available in Eggplant, Fucshia, Orange, Peacock, Taupe and Black.

$18.50 USD
"Every girl needs a little ruffled pouch to carry with her."- Gussy Sews
These handmade ruffled pouches are made with the cutest printed fabric and includes the Signature Gussy Ruffle. Measures 4" x 5.5". Comes in a variety of different prints. 

Happy Shopping!

Monday, November 12, 2012

25 Things About Hello Cindi...

Blouse, Oneill; Scarf, Collection Eighteen; Bracelets, Tory Burch & Alimonada; Jeans, Almost Famous

25 Things You May or May Not Know About Me

(in no particular order)

1. I may only be 4'11" but I still prefer flats to heels.

2. The first car I ever owned was a 92 Nissan Sentra... I named her Dolores.
3. I had my son Lansen when I was 19 years old.
4. I am a very competitive person- I HATE losing.
5. A lot of people mistake me for being full Filipino, but I'm actually half Filipino and half Japanese.
6. My favorite holiday is Thanksgiving, yet I don't eat turkey or pumpkin pie.
7. I can never surprise people, because I get too excited and end up spoiling the surprise.
8. If I were to have a celebrity crush, it would be Chris Evans.
9. I do not wear makeup on a daily basis.
10. The song "Tears in Heaven" by Eric Clapton has special meaning to me.
11. I was in band for 3 years, I played the C Flute.
12. I don't celebrate Valentines Day.
13. I spend most my money on books. I loooove reading & go through about 3-4 books a week.
14. I am afraid of the dark & still sleep with a nightlight on. 
15. The thing I get complimented on most by strangers would be my hair... Which is funny because my hair would be my least favorite attribute.
16. I am obsessed with Hello Kitty. 
17. My biggest pet peeve would have to be when people misspell my name. 
18. Whenever I'm in a not so good mood, I like to listen to Christmas music, no matter what time of the year it is.
19. To me "OMG" means: "Oh my gosh" or "Oh my goodness".... I do not like using God's name in vain. 
20. I have a very bad habit of not calling people back when I say I will.
21. I never believed in Santa Claus or the Easter Bunny growing up, but I did believe in the Tooth Fairy.
22. I still consider Pluto a planet. 
23. I like to buy affordable clothes and shoes, but when it comes to handbags price is not a factor.
24. My parents let my older sister, then 4 years old, name me. Her favorite singer at the time was Cyndi Lauper. 
25. I have an unhealthy relationship with sweets. 

I hope that you all enjoyed getting to know me...
Tell me something about you, I'd love to get to know you better!

Don't forget to enter my Sunflower Stationary Giveaway here! You have until Saturday, November 17, 2012 to enter!