So there comes a time in a kid’s life where they enter that in between stage… ya know, not a “kid” anymore and not a teen either. That “tween” stage. It’s at this awkward time that we scratch our heads the hardest and ask, “What in the world am I going to get him/her?!”
Well I have a few nieces in that stage (and you may too) so I thought I would share this cute little gem I found at my local $5 and Below store….
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It’s Day 8 and we are sharing Christmas In A Jar Ideas!
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Easy Christmas in a Jar for a Tween
As you know by now I am a little obsessed with Dollar Tree and I go there for all things crafty. However, I saw a $5 and Below from the corner of my eye while shopping a couple of weeks ago and decided to try it again…
The first time I went I wasn’t impressed, but I guess Dollar Tree has become such a big hit that they had to “up the ante”.
And let me tell you I was so happy they did! They have all sorts of goodies (that are actually nice!) in there and since nothing is over $5 it is all very reasonable.
While strolling through the store, I came across this little beauty:
Isn’t it adorable!?
It’s a frickin’ mason jar with nail polish and accessories inside and you can use the container to drink cause it has a frickin’ straw! ?
I felt like a 90’s teenager who won front row tickets to see NSYNC!
Okay maybe not that excited…
But still! I just had to get it!
The colors were girly but not too girly.
The nail polish wasn’t too “adult”.
They could all be contained in the jar for no clutter (thinking like a mom here).
It was a done deal for me…
The only, and I mean only, thing is that the cup is not glass (which may be a good thing for a Tween) but that was the only downside.
But you can totally get all kinds of stylish ones in different colors like the ones below if you are looking for something a little more “higher end” – you can totally DIY this and I probably would have if the idea had crossed my mind without seeing this first. But it looks like the universe gave me a break. ?
Now, of course this isn’t the only thing I would get a niece for Christmas, but it is a nice little side gift.?
And of course you can always fill it up with the polishes and accessories of your choice if you wish to piece them together yourself.
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