My Affordable Holiday Gift Guide with JCPENNEY #JoyWorthGiving

My Affordable Holiday Gift Guide with JCPENNEY #JoyWorthGiving

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I don’t know about you, but I’m not stressed about the Holidays because I already did most of my shopping! Woop! It’s supposed to be “the most wonderful time of the year” and so many people freak out and decide to stress, totally missing the point that Christmas should be about joy and giving. It should be about seeing each other smile, enjoying the familia, eating great food and celebrating the #JoyWorthGiving (a.k.a gifting to bring joy to other people .. isn’t that what it’s really about?).
In order to stress less, I always try to pick affordable gifts that won’t put a huge dent in my wallet. It’s all about making sure to cater each gift to each person by what they are interested in, what their hobbies are… etc. Put some thought and love into it! I always think, if I was that person, would I love this? Would I use it? Honestly most of the time I just want to keep the gifts for myself! That’s always my way I know I’ve picked a good gift.
This weekend I hosted an event at JCPENNEY. I shared my top gifts that I bought online with the shoppers and everyone that showed up to the event. I literally did all my shopping while watching True Blood and cuddling with my pups in bed…Gotta love online shopping!. I talked about why each gift was great and who it would be perfect for. It was fun mingling with the shoppers, answering gifting questions and sharing it all with everyone that showed up. Here are the gifts I picked from JCPENNEY.COM and shared with everyone at the #JoyWorthGiving event. They are all linked below:
Urban Decay Naked2 Palette
Philippe Richard Barware set
Arizona Long Sleeved Knit Cardigan
Picnic Time Folding Cheese board with tools
*This post was sponsored by JC PENNEY *

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  1. Jo on December 14, 2016 at 3:45 pm

    You’re totally right, the holidays is not about stressing out, but about enjoying the company of those dear to you and having fun. Online shopping definitely helps with all that! Shopping online is the best!
    xo, Jo

  2. Mariann Yip on December 14, 2016 at 3:57 pm

    I love JCPenney! You can always find such great gifts for everyone there 🙂

  3. Atsuna Matsui on December 14, 2016 at 9:18 pm

    I’m soo looking forward to the holidays as well and not stressed. 🙂 That’s so great that you got all your major shopping out of the way so you can enjoy your time. I still need to find the perfect present for my boyfriend.

  4. Samantha Mariko on December 15, 2016 at 7:37 am

    online shopping is the best – I do it more and more now because I don’t have time to go out to shop! JCPenney probably has everything for gift shopping 🙂

  5. gracie on December 15, 2016 at 9:23 am

    I need to head over to JCPenny. You look so chic and on trend. Love how you styled this look !
    xx, gracie

  6. Christine Kong on December 15, 2016 at 12:54 pm

    I totally agree. The holidays are stressful bc of all the gift giving but finding affordable items that bring joy is the best for everyone. I love the makeup palette and the cheeseboard is perfect for a host or your mom. Thanks so much for sharing these items from JC Penny! Xoxo, Christine

  7. Miki on December 15, 2016 at 2:33 pm

    Sounds like a great event. Love your skirt! JCPenney has so many affordable items, you can always find a great gift there. I love the Naked palette on your list, too!

  8. Rachel Vogt on December 15, 2016 at 6:36 pm

    Oh this outfit is super cute. Loving the lace detail.
    xoxo, rachel

  9. Stephanie on December 15, 2016 at 7:23 pm

    I absolutely love the outfit that you put together for your event. That skirt is just pure divinity. As far as your gift guide goes, I love that too! Gifting should definitely be about simplicity and thoughtful giving, rather than stress (though, I will admit I’m prone to that anyways haha). Can’t wait to see what else you have in store this holiday season!
    Stephanie //

  10. Linh Dao on December 16, 2016 at 12:04 am

    You look so great babe! I love the skirt!!! I am so bad with holiday shopping this year! You are lucky that you are done! I am so doing last minute haha but you are right, this isn’t time to stress out! Thanks for the reminder!

  11. Helen Chik on December 16, 2016 at 2:02 am

    I went on an online shopping spree yesterday actually! My mantra for the silly season is – when stressed, go shopping! Perfect gift guide honey.
    Helen xx

  12. marcy on December 17, 2016 at 5:01 am

    I absolutely love JC Penney babe. Adore this leather and lace skirt absolutely a statement piece.

  13. Josie on December 17, 2016 at 6:23 am

    Your event must have been a huge success! Congrats darling! Your outfit is gorgeous!
    I love your picks especially the UD Naked palette! I’ve been wanting to get me one! I think it’s such a great gift idea! Don’t know a girl who wouldn’t be thrilled to receive it as a gift! Hehe
    Bisous, Josie

  14. Yasmin on December 17, 2016 at 3:31 pm

    The naked palette is always a great gift! And the barware set looks so luxe. JCPenney sounds like a great place for fabulous affordable gifts.
    xx Yasmin

  15. Jenn Hanft on December 18, 2016 at 9:18 pm

    The event sounds wonderful!! Love this affordable gift guide hehe. I actually haven’t finished all my holiday shopping..eeek! Shopping at JC Penny is such a great idea! Thanks for sharing xx
    Jenn |

  16. Lucy Hernandez on December 18, 2016 at 11:42 pm

    So wished I could have made it to your event Frankie! It sounds awesome. And I love your picks and all the thoughtfulness behind how you choose your gifts.
    And on another note, is the cutie leather skirt from Penny’s cuz it’s adorbs! Xo

  17. Sharon Wu on December 19, 2016 at 4:02 pm

    You look amazing Francesca! I want that Naked palette for myself haha! Guess that means it’s a good gift idea too hehe 🙂 xo, sharon

  18. Yuena on December 20, 2016 at 1:23 am

    Ohhh dayammm ma! That hair and that dress! Makes you look incredible!! <3
    With love,

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