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Holiday Gift Guide For Moms

December 8, 2016
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This holiday season, I’m swapping gifts with another blogger who is a modern mom for eBay’s holiday gift exchange. I’ve partnered with eBay to create this post! Enjoy!

Season’s greetings my lovelies! Have you started your holiday shopping yet? This year I’m doing most of my holiday shopping online, and one of my favorite sites to shop for thoughtful gifts is eBay. I’m delighted to be participating in eBay’s holiday gift exchange and sharing my holiday gift guide for the modern moms with you. Finding the perfect gift for the moms in your life really comes down to understanding her interests. Being a mom doesn’t mean her interests have changed, they only just expanded. If you’re looking for inspirations, here are my top picks from eBay that will delight any mom on your list this year.

gift ideas for moms

1. Nikon 1 V3 Mirrorless Digital Camera
Is she into photography but doesn’t like to carry around a big DSRL camera? If yes, she will appreciate this high-quality point shoot camera. It takes stunning photos, compact and it’s currently 25% off on eBay.

2. Kitchen Aid Mixer
It sounds cliché to gift a mom a mixer, but honestly, as a mom myself I would be ecstatic receiving one. It’s such a useful tool to have especially if she loves baking.

3. Schwinn Women’s Sheba Cruiser Bike
Does she love the outdoor? Ride in style is this super adorable bike. There is a lifetime warranty on this product and it’s currently $50 off!

4. Chanel No. 5 Fragrance
If you’re ever unsure, you can never go wrong with the Chanel No. 5 fragrance. It’s one of the most popular and iconic fragrances of all time, and it’s almost guarantee she’ll love it.

5. Jura Capresso
If you’re looking to splurge on her and she loves coffee, consider the Jura Capresso. It is both a coffee and espresso maker, and it is one the best products in the market. She will be making her favorite drinks for years to come.

6. Michael Kors Gold Rose Watch
I actually own a couple Michael Kors watches and I love them. Their timeless and elegant design makes the best accessory to have. They’re currently 59% off.

7. KitchenAid Tri-Ply Copper Set
This cooking set is a Pinterest dream come true! But seriously, if she loves cooking, why not gift her the prettiest cooking gear. This set is super pretty and will inspire many amazing dishes from her.

8. Clarisonic MIA 3 Sonic Radiance Brightening Solution
Pampered in a box, and it’s everything a mom needs to feel radiant and beautiful. It’s like gifting her with a spa certificate, except she can use it everyday in the comfort of her home. She will love this gift.

9. 1/4ct Diamond Ring 14K Rose Gold
Diamonds are a girl’s best friend, right? Whether she’s mom or not, this beautiful 14K diamond in rose gold will set her heart aflutter. And it’s 74% off!

10. Kate Spade Handbag
You cannot go wrong with Kate Spade. This gorgeous handbag belongs in any women’s wardrobe. It makes the perfect gift for any mom who loves fashion and has a feminine flair.

holiday gifts for moms

holiday gifts for moms


holiday gifts for moms

I love how eBay has evolved into a shopping destination where you can find some of the best deals on new items from the brands you know and love, and buy directly from them. There is no need to bid, which makes shopping a breeze.

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Minimalist Dream

October 24, 2016
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So sorry I have been MIA for months. Life has been really hectic but I’m excited to pop back in real quick to share with you an exciting news. On the heels of our successful Lightroom Presets collections for Dreamy Presets, we’re launching our fifth collection for minimalist enthusiasts called the New York Lightroom Preset Collection. Above are some photos edited with this new collection. I hope you’ll like them. Have a wonderful day!

Summer Style w/ ASOS

June 29, 2016
asos romper, petite romper, pink romper, petite blogger, alina

asos romper, petite romper, pink romper, petite blogger, alina

asos romper, petite romper, pink romper, petite blogger, alina

asos romper, petite romper, pink romper, petite blogger, alina

asos romper, petite romper, pink romper, petite blogger, alina

Summers are for road trips, right? Last weekend we headed down to a cute little beach town called Carmel. The last time we were there I believe I was 7-8 months pregnant with our son. I felt surreal and exciting to revisit with him now he’s walking and running everywhere.

On our way to Carmel, we spotted this super pretty field. I have a thing for golden fields, I’m telling you. So we stopped and took some photos, and the photos couldn’t have come out any more dreamy. :)

And on a more exciting note, I’m partnering with ASOS to share my favorite travel style this summer! Kicking off our collaboration is this two-piece playsuit. It’s absolutely adorable and it comes in petite sizes (yay for me!). It’s light, easy-breezy and has a charming boho vibe to it.

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Photos edited with Dreamy Presets Milan Collection.