"I believe in pink. I believe that laughing is the best calorie burner. I believe in kissing, kissing a lot. I believe in being strong when everything seems to be going wrong. I believe that happy girls are the prettiest girls. I believe that tomorrow is another day and I believe in miracles."
Audrey Hepburn

Wednesday, December 15, 2010

Fashionable Giving part 3: The Sports Addict

Bonsoir bloggers! I hope you are all having a terrific week so far and that you are keeping warm in this frigid weather! Cozying up by the fire with a cup of cocoa in my favorite mug has become my nightly routine for sure. That and counting down the hours until my little brother gets home from college for Christmas break! 24 to go! 

So is anyone else out there as behind on Christmas shopping as I am?? Come on, raise your hand, don't be shy. Or maybe I'm standing here alone because I'm a terrible procrastinator. Well if you're lagging behind for lack of inspiration, or if you have hit a bit of a rut on that one terribly hard to shop for someone in your life, I am here to help. I give you part 3 of Fashionable Giving: The sports addict edition! I am sure that we all have at least one special guy in our life that is head over cleats nuts for sports. Maybe it is your hubby who couldn't be pried away from his beloved game even if you stood in front of him wearing cellophane! Or perhaps you, like me, have a wonderful sweet and goofy little brother who is an athlete himself and can whip out any and every sports statistic at the drop of a hat. And of course I could never leave out the original sports enthusiast, dear old dad. You might even have a few female sports fanatics in your life (cough*mom*cough)! No matter which game crazed fan you are shopping for, there are a myriad of unique and customizable gifts that you can bestow on your special someone to let them know that you acknowledge and respect their obsession, even if you don't share that same level of passion.

Under $25
Give your favorite fan the perfect decoration to help display his pride. And help him to never be late for your dates :) You can even enter to win a $45 CSN gift code to help you purchase many of the CSN items shown! Price: $22.99 Buy here
What says Christmas more than a cute, custom stocking! Price: $16.95. Buy here
Make sure the fan in your life looks styling at all of their tailgating events with this awesome custom BBQ set. Price: $19.75 Buy here
Under $50 
Help your man class up his bachelor pad without him even noticing! He will simply think you are being sweet by giving him another "team" item to add to his collection. Price: $27.95 Buy here
Try adding a personal touch to your sports package by putting together a basket of your game fanatic's favorite sports movies. In case you need ideas some true classics enjoyed by many are Miracle, Blind Side, Rudy, A League of Their Own, Rocky, Remember the Titans, Field of Dreams, The Natural. Price: Will vary depending on how many movies you select. Check out amazon.com for a good selection at the best prices.
A shower curtain is another great decoration for your sports lover and way for them to easily display their team pride. Price: $37.94 Buy here
Ok this was just too awesome to not be included! I want one for myself! Your favorite fanatic will be able to entertain in style during their tailgates and game parties! Price: $54.99 Buy here

Under $100
Signed memorabilia is a guaranteed pleaser! Show your sports enthusiast that you are listening when they they talk about their hero by giving them an autographed gift.  Price: $82.76 (for this poster, but it will vary based on whose autograph you want. Buy here
For the hard core sports lover you can select the perfect wall accoutrement by gifting them with a life size wall art of their favorite star! Price: $99.99 Buy here And enter code BOGO50 when you checkout for their buy one get one 50% off deal.
Over $100
If you are really looking to spread a large amount of holiday cheer this season, tickets for your someone to their favorite sporting event are the perfect choice! But if you don't know when they are available for a game you can get them a gift certificate specifically for sporting events. Price: Gift certificates are available in a wide range of prices, but two tickets to a sporting event it will likely be over $100. Buy here
This would be more suited to the younger generation, but trust me it will make you a family favorite for sure! Help your favorite little fan be the envy of all his friends. Price: $159 Buy here
If all else fails, you can never go wrong with ole faithful: the sports jersey. They aren't cheap but when you see the indescribably joy on your man's face, it will all be worth it. Price: Will vary depending on whose jersey you choose but probably between $100-$150. Check out amazon and ebay for great deals!
Ok babes now you have everything you need to navigate the sports world for your special someone. I can't wait to hear whether you choose one of these gifts for your favorite fan and don't forget to check out part 1 of the guide for fashionable gifts for newlyweds and part 2 for new parents! And remember that your feedback and suggestions are always welcome.  

Oh, and don't miss out on the chance to enter to win a $45 CSN gift code before Sunday! 


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  1. Wow...I love those gift ideas:) I adore that clock:) Happy Wednesday, sweetie

  2. Ps: I am hosting a charming scarf GIVEAWAY later today, just in time for cozy Christmas!

  3. OMG that stocking is the cutest thing EVER!!


  4. Fun, haha...I don't have to give gifts to any sports lovers this year but I'll keep these in mind when I do :D

  5. Hhihi cool post. Thanks for your sweet comment.

  6. Yes I am still needing to do some shopping! I'm dragging a little this year on that for some reason! I haven't even gotten my hubs presents yet shhhh! don't tell ;) xo

  7. perfect for my boyfriend haha :)

    love, carmen

  8. Great finds - my husband would love these!!

  9. That football helmet with the food is just too funny! Thanks for the ideas!

  10. Great picks! I know Jared would love a lot of it!

  11. great picks thanks for sharing xxxx

  12. Now THIS is the best guide ever - I never know what to buy for boys. Or sports fans!! :P

  13. My hubs would totally love a grilling set from his fave team logo! Great idea!


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