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T’is the Season… for shopping.

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Pier 1 Imports. All opinions are 100% mine.

Before the countdown there is such thing as – the list. It is important that I count down the special people on my shopping list so I won’t miss anyone. Whew, holidays are always tough especially in this tough economy. But the holidays is always about family and friends so I bet everyone wants to make sure that it will be a wonderful one worth remembering without hurting one’s budget.

Good thing I stumbled upon Pier 1Import’s website and found hundreds of stylish and affordable items they have for the holiday season from gifts to candles and fragrance… from dining to home furnishing, accents and décor. And more importantly, they also have seasonal items and special values that can save me a lot of dough. Check them out and you will be surprised how cheap the prices are but not the items because if you will ask me, they are definitely gorgeous.

This year, a new dinnerware set tops the list of my “must haves” for the holiday entertaining. And since I miss home, I want something with Asian touch like the Tranquil Dinnerware set which cost only $5-$6 a piece. This set will surely set peaceful mood at the dinner table and with the price like that… a peace in my pocketbook.

But since I am a busy person and the only time I really have in my hand is the time I spend in front of the computer, I bought most of my holiday gifts for the people I love online... at Pier 1 too. I got some nice fancy jewelries for my stepdaughters, mohair throw for my MIL, clock for my FIL, one of a kind toys for Brandon, a peacock rocker for my Sweetest and scented candles and oils for myself. And yes I also got some cute toys for Toys for Tots.

And speaking of toys do you know that during the months of November and December, you can support Toys for Tots by dropping off an unwrapped toy and/or making a cash donation at the register or you can spread the holiday cheer by liking Pier 1 Imports on Facebook.?For every new fan they get, they will donate $1 to Toys for Tots. So what are you waiting for? Just click “Like” Pier 1 Imports on Facebook and have yourself a wonderful holiday.

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