It’s that “most wonderful time of the year” time of year and… you’re procrastinating sorting out your holiday gifts, aren’t you? And who doesn’t have those one or two people who are really, really difficult to shop for?! I know I do.
So that is why I am sooooooo thrilled to be an American Express ambassador for their #PointsForPresents Holiday program this year! Over the last few weeks I have been digging through their extensive catalog of goodies and I’ve compiled a few of my faves to help you — my fabulous and in-the-know readers — pick out some seriously stellar gifts (all shoppable using American Express Membership Rewards) that seriously everyone will love!
American Express helps ease the pain of shopping by allowing their Cardmembers to earn and use Membership Rewards points. Surely you already know you can earn points for almost every purchase you make (and with no expiration date)… But — did you know you can use your points on a wide variety of gift cards, retail purchases, travel and entertainment events? Aha!
KEEP READING TO SEE WHICH GIFTS ARE MY PEACH PICKS THIS HOLIDAY SEASON…
Victoria’s Secret models Lindsay Ellington, Arlenis Sosa, Doutzen Kroes, Behati Prinsloo and Erin Heatherton attended the Supermodel Cycle Ride in NYC this week. The SoulCycle hosted event had the beautiful ladies working on their cardio to raise funds to benefit cancer research!
Wow! Ashley Greene turned heads at the Movies On Demand lounge (part of the 2012 San Diego Comic-Con) this week! Kellan Lutz and Jackson Rathbone joined the Hollywood hottie as she promoted “The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2.”
Eva Longoria went paddle boarding in Malibu this week! The “Desperate Housewives” star looked sporty and sexy as she grabbed her oar with a smile as part of her new reality show “Ready For Love.”
Heidi Klum visited the Barnes and Noble bookstore in the Big Apple this week and looked simply stunning! The beautiful blonde supermodel was in the building to sign copies of the newly released “Project Runway: The Show That Changed Fashion” book.
George Clooney and Stacey Keibler were spotted rolling around the streets of Switzerland on a four-wheeled scooter…keeping things interesting! The lovebirds were all smiles and things seem to be “Scooting” along just fine!
Katie Holmes and daughter Suri Cruise stepped out for a fun filled afternoon in NYC this week. The mommy daughter duo brought a friend along for the trip to gymnastics class at Chelsea Piers!
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Kourtney Kardashian and boyfriend Scott Disick welcomed the newest member of the Kardashian family, Penelope Scotland Disick, on Sunday morning in Los Angeles. Penelope is the couples’s second child, joining her adorable big brother Mason Disick.
Sister Kim Kardashian congratulated her sister and Scott on her blog, “Welcome to the world, Penelope Scotland Disick!” she wrote. “Kourtney gave birth to a beautiful baby daughter on Sunday and the whole family is so thrilled to finally meet her! She is absolutely perfect! I am so excited to be an aunt again and can’t wait to spoil little Penelope. I know Mason is going to be the best big brother in the whole world. Congratulations Kourtney and Scott.”
Khloe was right behind on her blog as well : ”I’m an auntie again!!!!!!!!!! As I’m sure you all know, my beautiful big sister gave birth yesterday to the most perfect baby girl you’ve EVER seen,” she wrote on her blog.
Who knows, maybe we will see the newest member of the fam in an upcoming Keeping with the Kardashians episode. Congrats to Khloe and Scott!
Kim, Khloe and Kourtney Kardashian along with Boldface Licensing+Branding have officially launched their own makeup line called Khroma Beauty! If you can’t wait for the entire line that will be coming out in Early 2013, a special and limited holiday selection is set to debut in stores in December and will include mascaras, eyeshadows, and “Kardazzle compacts”.
Kim wrote on her blog: “Makeup plays such a a huge role in all of our lives, whether we’re on camera, at a shoot glammed up or just keeping it natural day to day and it’s a dream come true to be able to create our own line of products to share with you guys. We can’t wait!!!! xo.”
This is just one more business venture to add to the girl’s list, which already includes clothing, handbag, and fragrance lines. What can’t they do!?
Khloé Kardashian Odom is speaking out — following the death of yet another teenager who committed suicide due to bullying!
“I am so sick of hearing stories in the news about teenagers and even CHILDREN taking their lives as a result of being bullied by their peers,” Khloé wrote on her blog. “It truly makes me sick. This week, it’s the tragic story of Rachel Ehmke, a beautiful 13-year-old girl who committed suicide on April 29 after being bullied for months, that we’re all reading about. It breaks my heart to say this, but who will it be next week? This needs to stop!”
“I know I’m just one person, but it frustrates me so much to keep hearing the same heart wrenching story over and over again and kids STILL continue to torture each other. It just blows my mind that people can be so hurtful to one another,” Khloé went on.
And a special heart felt message to her fans:
“To the victims: As someone who was viciously bullied as a child, I can PROMISE you, that this will not last forever! It seems like the end of the world now, but you have so much to look forward to that you don’t even know about. Kids can be cruel, but you just have to be strong and ignore the hurtful words. It really does get better and someday this will all be behind you. Just hang in there.”
“To the bullies: There is nothing cool about being mean to others. It’s the nice ones who get the furthest in life. Please just treat everyone the way you would want to be treated. Nobody likes a bully.”
UK boy band phenomenon The Wanted made a splash in NYC this week on a press tour. Tom, Siva, Max, Jay, and Nathan performed a live set for an exclusive number of lucky (and very excited) KTU listeners, at Bowlmor Lanes Times Square. Cody Simpson and Wynter Gordon also stopped by to support.
Kim and Khloe Kardashian were spotted leaving their posh New York City hotel alongside Lamar Odom. The entire Kardashian klan has been spotted throughout the entire week including for Scott Dissick’s restaurant opening!
Cast mates Michelle Williams, Luke Kirby, Sarah Silverman and Jason Segal celebrated with director, Paul Feig, at the “Take This Waltz” official Tribeca Film Festival premiere after-party at Abe & Arthur’s.
Justin Bieber hit the red carpet at NYU Paulson Auditorium in NYC for the 3rd Annual Tribeca Disruptive Innovation Awards this week! Looking cool sporting a black and white jacked and skinny jeans, the superstar took some pics holding his hammer-shaped prize!
Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon were spotted out shopping in Paris this week! Aw! The couple has planned to renew their vows in the city of love! The duo who have planned a wonderful ceremony hit up the luxurious Baby Dior on Montaigne Ave as well as Louis Vuitton on the Champs Elysees while tons of fans looked on!
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