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How to Stay Sane & Organized While Christmas Shopping


forgetmenotshoppinglist 231x300 How to Stay Sane & Organized While Christmas Shopping Now that the craziness of Black Friday and Cyber Monday are past us it’s time to get organized!

Christmas shopping can me extremely stressful.

There’s nothing more embarrassing than forgetting to buy a gift for someone, especially if they’ve give you one. And there’s nothing more annoying than getting home from a long shopping trip and realizing that you forgot something you needed from one of the stores you were just shopping at.

Well have no fear – Pmall is here!

We here at’s blog, A Personal Touch, wanted to help out our fabulous readers so they could stay sane and organized this holiday season. After all, staying sane and organized are your 2 most important tools when you’re tackling your Christmas shopping!

That’s why we’ve created a Forget-Me-Not Shopping List and Shopping Planner just for you! Just click on the link for a printable version that you can keep with you throughout the month so you always have your list nearby to edit and use!

shoppingplanner 231x300 How to Stay Sane & Organized While Christmas Shopping The Forget-Me-Not Shopping List is a list of over 25 names of people outside of your family and friends who you may not see everyday, but should keep in mind around Christmas time. This list is a great tool to help you make sure you aren’t forgetting anyone when you venture out to the mall. Not sure what gifts to give to the people on the Forget-Me-Not List? We’ve got you covered! Keep checking back here at A Personal Touch between now and Christmas because we’ll be offering gift ideas for people straight off the list! You can add our gifting tips or your own ideas on the space we created for you right next to each of their names.

Once you’ve used the Forget-Me-Not List to figure out all the people you’re buying for, add them and your family and friends to the Shopping Planner we’ve created for you! Here we’ve created an organized planner with space for you to write down each person’s name, the budget you would like to stick to for each person, and a check list you can cross out after you’ve bought the gift, wrapped it and sent it! THat’s right! A Personal Touch has got you covered from brainstorming the gift idea all the way to making sure it gets in the hands of the recipient.

With a little help from us your Christmas Shopping will not only be a breeze this year – it’ll be fun and stress free! We hope you enjoy these tools we’ve created for you! If there’s anyone you think needs to be added to the Forget-Me-Not list please leave a comment here, we’d love to hear your ideas! And don’t forget to keep checking back for gift ideas that will help you with your Christmas shopping even more!

Happy Gifting!


It’s Here! The YOU Design It Ornament Contest!


Ornament Contest Blog 2 Its Here! The YOU Design It Ornament Contest!Christmas is so close we can already hear the jingle bells! That’s why kicked off the Christmas Ornament Sale this week! The exclusive 2011 personalized ornament collection is on sale for up to 40% off this week only, which is why we here at A Personal Touch thought it would be a great time to launch the 2011 You Design It Ornament Contest!

That’s right! We’re asking all our fans to submit their OWN Christmas Ornament design and the winner, who will be selected by staff and based on originality and creativity, will have their design featured and sold on for hundreds of thousands of our Christmas shoppers to see!

Whether it’s a little kid’s crayon drawing of Santa that was scanned and sent in, an experienced artist who is looking to gain a wider audience for their work, or a graphic artist wizard who wants to see their masterpiece hanging from their tree – you’re all eligible to win!


To enter, send an email with your attached design image and the subject line “Ornament Contest”  to with the following information:

  • Your full name and age
  • The email address where you’d like to be contacted at if you are named the winner
  • A brief description of the design and what inspired you to create it


We’re giving you complete artistic freedom so you can come up with any concept your heart desires! The only thing to keep in mind is that the winning design will be featured on a circle porcelain ornament that measures 2 3/4″ in diameter.

What is the prize you ask? The winner will have their name proudly displayed next to their ornament design which will be featured and sold on for the world to see! The winner will also win 6 ornaments – 1 for themselves and 5 to give out to their family and friends. Just think – if your design is selected as the winner, you’ll be able to tell all your family, friends, coworkers, and anyone else you can think of to go to where they’ll see YOUR NAME next to YOUR DESIGN which they can actually buy themselves!

All submissions must be submitted by midnight on Monday, November 14th 2011, and the winner will be announced here on the A Personal Touch blog that week!

It’s time to put on your favorite Christmas music and turn on your favorite Holiday movie to get in the Christmas mood so you can begin coloring, painting, photo shopping, drawing or an your ornament design!

If you have any questions please post a comment here and we will get back to you with an answer as soon as possible.

We’re so excited to see what you come up with – good luck!



*Contest terms and conditions: By entering this Promotion, entrant agrees to release and hold harmless and any promotional partners, each of their related companies, and each of their respective officers, directors, employees, and agents (collectively the “Released Parties”) from and against any losses, damages, rights, claim or cause of action of any kind arising, in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, out of participation in the Promotion or resulting directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of any prize awarded in connection with the Promotion, including without limitation personal injury, death, and/or property damage, as well as claims based on publicity rights, defamation, and/or invasion of privacy. You must be the sole owner of the copyright of any image submitted. Your submission of the design is your guarantee that you are the author and copyright holder of the design. By entering the contest, entrants agree to have their submitted design displayed and sold on the website, the Facebook Page, and Twitter account and used by for any purpose, at any time, without any fee or other form of compensation. reserves the right to make changes to the submitted design or its size before selling it as an ornament on

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