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Finding a Gift That Matters + Giveaway

This post is sponsored by DICK’S Sporting Goods, but the content and opinions expressed here are my own.

The holiday is upon us. And it is time to find gifts for all of our loved ones. In my case, I’m all about finding the perfect gift for myself. I teamed up with Dick’s Sporting Goods to get out and find the perfect gift. The first thing I noticed about Dick’s Sporting Goods is that it doesn’t matter who you’re buying a gift for. There is something for everyone. That is why I am so excited to share this with you all.

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I visited the Dick’s Sporting Goods in Glendale which is a part of the Glendale galleria. Honestly, I have never been to Dick’s before so I was very excited to see what it was all about. The store itself is huge even if it is a part of a galleria. There are several different sections in the store divided by category and then brand. There is a Junior section, a women’s section, a mens section as well as an outdoor and a tech gadget section. I loved how there were a lot of mannequins and displays everywhere. It really got me inspired to what I might want and also it made me want to workout more soI could wear these cool pieces.
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Something that toilet surprised me was a section where a ton of UCLA merchandise were available.I think that its great that you can buy and support your school, not only by buying the merchandise on or close to campus. But also in your local stores! Something fun that I also found scattered around the store, divided by different sports were small items. Like water bottles, mugs, cups, balls and more fun things. So, even if someone you know doesn’t do sport themselves. You could always buy them some collectible from their favorite sports team.

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Moving on to me. I was here to buy myself a fe pair of shoes. Mostly because I need a new pair of gym shoes. I haven’t bought new ones in about a year and it is definitely time to replace my old pair. And also because it has been a while since I bought myself a nice pair of shoes. So I  also wanted to buy a new pair of sneakers. Unfortunately, with the small feet that I have and my extreme pickiness with colors they had neither my size nor the coors that I really wanted. But, Dick’s Sporting Goods also have an online website in which they offer FREE shipping and returns for all footwear! How great is that? So once I got home I went ahead and ordered the shoes that  I wanted, in my sizes.

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Are you still looking for a gift that matters?

I am giving away a $25 gift card, all you have to do is leave a comment to this post. The contest runs until December 21st, 2016 at 11:59 PM PST. I will notify the winner directly on December 22nd, 2017.
Entrants must be residents of the US and 18+ only. Winner will be randomly selected from comments on this blog post.

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40 comments

  1. It looks like such a nice store! I hope you found the one you were looking for, Im so picky as well when it comes to gym shoes, I dont like neon colors and its soo hard to find ‘normal’ ones 😂

  2. This is so fabulous! I had no idea that Dick’s Sporting Goods was such a great place to find a gift !! And a gift that matters !! I would love to win that gift card now that I’ve seen the fabulous selection of products they offer !

  3. Wow ! I had no idea what a fabulous place Dick’s Sporting Goods was to find a perfect gift ! Thank you so much for the detailed tour and inspiration! I would really love to win the gift card and I know exactly what I would buy !

  4. Wow so many sporty gift ideas here and awesome giveaway! Will have to inform my sporty friends to take part in this giveaway – that’ll be their best xmas gift 😉 Thanks for sharing!

  5. This sounds amazing, I had no idea Dick’s Sporting Goods would have such great gifting ideas. But after reading your post, I am sure I could choose gifts for several members of my family. Also I am curious to know which shoe’s did you choose? I am picky as well with workout shoes.

    xxx

    Sarah

    http://sarahatiq.com/

  6. I love the idea of being able to buy gifts for everyone from one store. This place has everything! I cannot believe all that UCLA gear. My husband and I both went to UCLA and we have so many friends who are alumni, this store would be a great place to pick up something for game days.

    Love, Liz
    stylewich.com

  7. My boss would love the CALIA by Carrie Underwood Women’s Effortless Fleece Coat (Sorry if this is a duplicate comment – I thought I commented yesterday – maybe it’s in moderation)

  8. I love Dick’s Sporting Goods! I totally agree that you can find something there for anyone! They have so many different brands and such a big variety that its hard to come out empty handed!

  9. Wow I’ve never been to a Dick’s Sporting Goods store either! I had no idea there was one at Glendale Galleria. I did order a super cute pair of Nike trainers from them before! They have such a cute selection of gear! Crossing my fingers for the gift card.

    xx freshfizzle

  10. I love how versatile dicks sporting goods is! It really is the perfect place to buy everyone gifts! I’m actually looking for something for my dad so I’ll have to check them out!

  11. I love that you’re doing a giveaway! I actually really like Dick’a Sporting Goods because of the variety of brands they are and how org aied the store is. Loving your write up! xo, Jessica

  12. There really is something for everyone at Dicks Sporting Goods! When I played sports in high school I would always go here for my athletic wear! Great post!

  13. Wow what a great look store Dick’s sporting goods is who knew!? I haven’t ever shopped there but I will now and congrats to the lucky winner of this great give away 🙂 XOWP

  14. Yep, still looking for a gift that matters last minute like usual. Dicks is pretty good for athletic products. Thank you!

  15. This seems like the perfect store to go shop for gym shoes. I’ve actually never been to one but I see them everywhere now. I’ll definitely check them out. xx

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