This year, one of my local and go-to shopping destinations, Opry Mills, is focusing on the “giving” aspect of the holiday season… after all, it’s better to give than receive! They want shoppers to “Give Love”, “Give Warmth”, and absolutely “Give Sparkle”, which is a sentiment I am ALL about.
I took myself on a little shopping adventure at Opry Mills last week, hopping in and out of shops that jumped out to help me complete my loved ones’ Christmas lists, and I am here today to offer a little show and tell about my big day out and share four different gift recipients I shopped for while at the mall!
At Opry Mills, it’s easy to find something for everyone on your list… a sparkly necklace for your mom, a festive holiday pajama set for a friend, a Dirty Santa/White Elephant Gift Exchange, and plenty of other gifts and goodies throughout their venue.
First up, pajama time… we have a family tradition of getting new holiday pajamas for Santa’s visit. I stopped by the Gap Factory Store and instantly fell in love with these pajama sets… both festive, comfortable, and were a part of their 50% off sale, perfect for my shopping budget! Mimi has asked for a fun pair of jammies and I may have found the winner for our favorite happy elf. They would absolutely make her sparkle this holiday season because they are cozy and oh so cute!
After I left Gap, I thought it necessary to head to Under Armour
to start the shopping for the main man in my life… he’s been begging for new workout tops and bottoms so I knew this would be a win for that shopping item. Luckily for me, the entire store was 40% off = score, so I scooped up a number of mix and match tops and running shorts and I have a feeling this will make my hubby happy come December 25th. P.S. And no, he doesn’t read the blog so no worries about him seeing this prior to Christmas Day ;).
After I left the Under Armour store, I made a pit stop to the Woops Macaron
kiosk for a little pick-me-up snack. I was able to sample their goods a few weeks ago and was itching to re-visit so I could try out some new flavors… speaking of sparkle, I KNOW this would make any teacher squeal with delight!! You can get a 6 pack for $15 and I have a feeling your little student will be the favorite once they bite into these tasty treats.
Next up, I ventured to Victoria’s Secret
to shop for some of my favorite friends… gifting them something super sparkly and special! From their super fab assortment of fun bralettes to smell-good fragrances to sequined holiday tops and bottoms, their assortment will ensure a happy and exciting holiday for any gal on your list! I was lucky to grab their Bombshell Fragrance for just $25 so someone on my list will be smelling sweet all season long. Visit them on IG here.
Finally, I thought I would take a little break from the Christmas Gift shopping and head over to the Steve Madden Outlet
, as I’ve been on the hunt for some everyday flats to wear during these cooler temp months. And of course I couldn’t help but contain my excitement at the fact that the entire store was Buy 1, Get 1 Half Off! I fell in love with these rose gold slide-ons and these olive green and black flats and walked out a VERY happy camper.
Once I changed into my new comfy shoe find, I headed down to the JCrew Factory Store
to do some damage for other loved ones on my list… my guy LOVES some festive socks so that was a must-have to check off some sticking stuffers and the girls love anything sequined and glittery, so it was a major win at one of my favorite shopping destinations! I also managed to find a potential picture-perfect holiday outfit ensemble with this Faux Leather Pleated Skirt
, Polka Dot Tuxedo Blouse
, and Plaid Wrap Scarf
Hope you enjoyed my little sneak peak of some fun and festive gift ideas, brought to you by my friends at Opry Mills
… remember to Give Sparkle this holiday season and make it special!!
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++As always, many thanks to Opry Mills for collaborating with me on this special feature… partnerships like these make Hello Happiness possible and I am thankful for your amazing support++