Posts Tagged ‘Christmas’

The most joyous celebration is fast approaching and the season to be jolly is finally here! There are so many things to look forward to. The smell of pine that exudes from the Christmas Tree, actually decorating the Christmas tree, being surrounded by loved ones, exuberant amounts of delicious food and presents! Yet the more I think about it, I think the one underlying thing I look forward to every Christmas is tradition. I look to the fact that every year we go to church in the morning, go home and eat a massive Christmas lunch and then the whole family sits around the Christmas tree exchanging presents while sipping on cups of coffee and fruit cake. There’s nothing that can replace the family tradition of coming together to enjoying everyone’s presence – something very hard to come by nowadays seeing as our live only seem to get busier and busier!

Yet despite the joy of the occasion, I think we all know how stressful it is to buy everyone a decent present while keeping within a budget! I find that in Auckland, it’s hard to find something tasteful without unnecessary splurging so I’ve expanded my horizons and decided to shop online instead. Here are some favourite picks:

1. Korres Party Survival Kit from ASOS – NZ $30

2. Kate Spade Desk Top Spiral 2012 Calender – NZ $49

3. Country Road Cosmetic Bag – NZ $44.90

4. NARS Kuroko Nail Polish Set – NZ $45

5. Portfolio Clutch from ASOS – NZ $40

6. Cath Kidston Travel Bag Set from ASOS – NZ $30

P.S. Don’t forget ASOS does free shipping to New Zealand! YAY!


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