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Gift Ideas for Your BFF

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I am so happy today to share with you some great gift ideas for your BFF! These are great for friends, busy moms and women that you just appreciate having in your life. I have a few friends I would put in the BFF (Best Friends Forever) category. This are those special friends that you laugh with, cry with and always have make great memories with.
Gift Ideas for your BFF

If you are like me, you want to give these friends something that says “I love you BFF!”. The items I am sharing with you today are all items that I have personally used and recommend. Some of these products I purchased and others were received for review. All opinions of these are my own. While I realize some BFFs are men, these gift suggestions are items I am giving to my female friends.

Gift Ideas for Friends

First of all is a planner for 2015. Chances are if she is busy, she has not bought one yet and is already making appointments for next year. I found this cute one from Sugar Paper  and it is available at Target.

planner gift idea

 More Gift Ideas for Busy Moms

Also helpful and always appreciated, is some great make up. Many busy moms do not have time to shop for fine, quality makeup. These items from Manna Kadar Cosmetics are some of my favorites. Manna’s line of cosmetics are not only beautiful and long wearing, but, many of her items perform double duty. That is what a busy mom needs!

This Plum Princess eyeshadow palette is beautiful. The rich plum colors are deep and vibrant.

Manna Kadar makes a great gift for friends

Pictured below are Lip Glazes in  and Fly-away and Patty Cakes, blush in Cheeky and the lovely eyeshadow collection. The lip glazes are silky smooth and keep your lips nice and moist while offering beautiful color. Talk about double-duty!


Manna Kadar is a local brand and has been featured in many magazines. Ever since I had a makeover with Manna’s cosmetics, I have been a loyal fan.

Some sweet toffee from B Toffee is always a welcome gift. B Toffee is made locally here in Southern California and is made from a handcrafted recipe that is pure, tasty decadence.

B Toffee gift idea

A DIY Book or Two. I have a couple I love and find enjoyable and inspiring.Please note that these two items contain affiliate links. I have yet to make a penny, but just so you know.  Some of the books I have had the pleasure of reviewing and recommend are:

DIY Wine Corks

DIY Wine Corks, written by Melissa Averinos features 35 cute and clever instructions for crafts made with wine corks. Coasters, earrings and wall art are just a few of the fun crafts in this book. This book also makes a nice hostess gift, with a bottle of wine of course.


DIY Wine Corks (aff. link) is available on

DIY Wood Pallet Projects

Another wonderful book is DIY Wood Pallet Projects. This inspiring and creative book has 35 rustic modern ideas to use wood pallets to add some beautiful decor to your home or office. Author Karah Bunde has been featured on the Home Depot’s blog, Buzzfeed and more. The photographs offer lots of creative inspiration and will make you want to run out and pick up some wood pallets.


DIY Wood Pallet Projects is available on link)

If you have a really good BFF, you might even want to put some of these together and make a great gift basket. All of these items are things I personally use and love. Those are the things you want to share with your BFF, so I hope you found them helpful.

TIP: When creating a gift basket, add a couple of dollar store ornaments to make it more festive.

Gift Ideas for your BFF

Have you shopped for your BFF  yet? What would she love to receive?









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Saturday 20th of December 2014

A planner would definitely be a great gift for my sister who I still haven't found a gift for!


Sunday 21st of December 2014

There are so many cute ones too Valerie!


Monday 15th of December 2014

Definitely some great gift ideas there... especially that DIY Wine Cork book ;) lol


Tuesday 16th of December 2014

Jamie, you were the first person I thought of when I saw that book!


Monday 15th of December 2014

The planner is a great idea! I know right now I have pieces of paper and appointment slips with next year's appointments stuck to this year's calendar!

I should give one to my BF with lunch dates already marked in it!


Tuesday 16th of December 2014

Oh Jen that is a great idea with the lunch dates! Love it!


Sunday 14th of December 2014

Yum! I want the toffee for me. I think shopping for friends can be the most challenging for me, so I appreciate you putting this list together.


Sunday 14th of December 2014

So glad you found it helpful Tamara!