seaside shopping + fun giveaway!

With the holidays literally around the corner, now is the perfect time to fine tune that Christmas list.  I have some great shopping ideas for you plus a very special holiday “Seaside Goody Bag” filled with fabulous items from our Seaside Merchants to send to one lucky winner.  My diva hens agreed to model with all of the goodies.

simply seleta giveaway

[photo by Amy Riley]

When it comes to holiday shopping, there’s nothing better than keeping it local.  Some of my favorite shops are right here in our  little beach town, and the best part about it is these stores are also accessible to you online.  You too can have a a little slice of the beach under the tree for your holiday!

Here’s a list of some of my favorite gift items from the lovely shops right here in Seaside.  ALL of these items will be included in the “Seaside Goody Bag” for our winner.

1. The SEASIDE STYLE:  A one stop shop for all your beach essentials and more, The SEASIDE STYLE is all about simple, timeless, comfortable and fun items for the whole family (including your four-legged babies) to enjoy. After all, isn’t that what the beach life is all about? Simple and fun!


Love this SEASIDE® Classic Bar Soap.  Especially love the preppy striped packaging.  This could be a perfect hostess gift or a fun stocking stuffer.
These SEASIDE® 16 OZ. Tervis tumblers rock.  Navy and white, always a classic.  A set of these would be the perfect gift for that friend who has everything.  Sidenote:  I’m also slightly obsessed with the Seaside coffee mugs…I sip coffee out of mine every morning!
– “OLIVE THE OTHER REINDEER” Book.  A colorful book and sweet story, perfect for any little bookworm.  From the SEASIDE KIDS boutique – call and they will ship.  850.231.1733
DISCOUNT PROMO CODE:  all of the items from The Seaside Style can use promo code SHIP100 on purchases over $100 for free shipping.  This code applies to phone orders too!
2.  Pizitz:  As the first established décor shop in SEASIDE, Pizitz has designed countless homes in SEASIDE and our surrounding  communities of Watercolor, Rosemary Beach and Alys Beach with its luxurious and unique home style.  I can hardly resist all of the elegant goods in their store.  Check out their online items right here.
I’m a big fan of the SEASIDE® Marine Diffuser from Pizitz.  This marine scent adds the perfect hint of beach in a room and smells divine!
DejaVu is the perfect boutique inspired by the feminine and bohemian styles of yesterday but modernized for today’s trend conscious woman.
By the way, I am in LOVE with this – a specially curated box of goodies from DejaVu, called the Bird Nest.  It’s a monthly subscription program that delivers pure fabulousness in a box the first of the every month:  in this box includes an assortment of hand picked DejaVu accessories right to your door step!  The adorable nests will ALWAYS include a Deja Vu coupon, something sparkly, something sweet, something for your hair, and a fabulous surprise. Just the right gift for the fashion-forward gal in your list!
DISCOUNT PROMO CODE:  Enjoy 20% any DejaVu online purchase with code “simplyseleta.”
With a commitment to Eco-friendly and American made goods, Mercantile offers both men and women vintage-inspired clothes and accessories that are seriously hip and trendy.
Add a touch of sweetness to your winter look with a pair of these cozy “RUFFLED BUTTON BOOT SOCKS.”  They peek outside of your boots and add a layer of flirty fun to your ensemble.  The cream ones are my fave!
Show off your beau this holiday season with the ” TROPHY HUSBAND T-SHIRT.”  Guaranteed to put a smile on his face!
The ultimate “Shop of Fun,” Duckies is literally kid paradise!  Everything from unique toys, to kid’s clothing, to the whimsical atmosphere….you can’t help but feel like a kid again the moment you set foot in Duckies.  They have the best items for stocking stuffers!  And I am completely obsessed with their gorgeous Grace Dress in grey…handmade ruffles and all! 
Perfect for the little ones, this rolling GO CART for your young driver.  And I love a toy that looks mod and adds to the decor of a nursery.  Available colors: Aqua, Green, Pink and Red.
Duckies-GocaraquaAnd we can’t forget the little princesses!  For the girly-girls that love to play dress up this JEWELED HALO is the perfect accessory.  It can be worn across the forehead for some sass or more traditional as a headband. Ta-da.

DISCOUNT PROMO CODE:  Enjoy 20% all purchases for both Mercantile and Duckies by using the code “chicken.”  Ha ha.

snap logoJust the store for the fashion-conscious “tween” in your life, Snap offers a variety of stylish duds and accessories for young girls that will surely please both of you.
These super cute LOLO Medium Avery Cases are the perfect gift either by themselves or stuffed with makeup or beach essentials!  Available in 4 different styles.
DISCOUNT PROMO CODE:  Enjoy 20% all all SNAP purchases – enter code “snap20” at check on their site.  You can call in your order too.
In the spirit of holiday giving, we are packing ALL of these fabulous goodies in one big package and sending it to one lucky winner.  Thanks to the lovely generosity of our SEASIDE Merchants!
Leave a comment telling us which one item (or items) you would pick to go under your tree!  It can be anything you see on their site!  One entry per person. Winner will be announced here on the blog Monday, December 16th.
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  1. Hilary says:

    Ooh! I would love to wrap up that Trophy Husband shirt and put it under the tree for my darling man!

  2. Regina says:

    I love the “Bird Nest” box from De Ja Vu. Such wonderful items for the giveaway! Merry Christmas!

  3. stacey says:

    who doesn’t love a good pair of boot socks! Also the lolo avery cases are so fun!

  4. Danielle says:

    Since boot socks were already on my list, I’d go with that one. I love those!

  5. Katie says:

    The boot socks, of course! So fun!

  6. Missi says:

    If I could only have one item I’d pick the diffuser. I’ve never had one so I’d love to try it!

  7. Nancy says:

    The Seaside room diffuser sounds wonderful! I wouldn’t mind finding that under my tree! ;)

  8. Lori H says:

    If picking from the amazing giveaway items, and only picking one, I would choose the diffuser. On the Snap site, I love the leopard cross body bag!

  9. Amy says:

    I would love to find the DejaVu box under my tree! That necklace is fabulous!

  10. Leah says:

    Merry Christmas!
    What a fun holiday giveaway!
    I just love the Olive book – one of my favorites.
    And the Tervis tumbler looks like a great way to start the day with a cup of coffee.
    But all of the things you have chosen are amazing.

  11. Pamela says:

    I would love the DejaVu box under my tree….the necklace is fantastic!

  12. Aunt Kathi says:

    Great gift items…. and your hens did an OUTSTANDING job!

  13. Taylor Samuelson says:

    What a fun giveaway! I visited Seaside this summer and now I know why you are so proud of your town… It is soooo classy and fabulous!! I would love to win the DéjàVue monthly package!

  14. Amanda says:

    All my favorite stores! Bought the Trophy Husband shirt months ago for my husband’s stocking, but of course I ended up giving it to him the day it arrived! He is VERY proud to wear it, so perhaps he will need another one under the tree for when his current one is worn out! Love that little blue go cart, too and so would my 15-month old!

  15. Kimber-Leigh says:

    i love the bird nest subscription idea and those boot socks…but today, i would have to choose that precious jeweled halo for my little princess who got stitches today!

    what a wonderful selection of shops…when i was last at seaside MANY years ago, there was a jewelry shop called bijoux that i loved!

  16. Anne says:

    Our family gets one new Christmas book every year for our collection. My little readers would love “Olive, the other Reindeer” and momma would love the other fun treats!!

  17. Shalene says:

    Ooh … I love those boot socks!

  18. Ashley says:

    What an awesome giveaway. You’ve covered all the bases with this one. I’d love to read Olive the Reindeer to my boy, see my man in that tshirt and I’d love to sport that necklace from déjà vu.

  19. Gina F. says:

    The Deja vu box would be sweet under my tree as well as those adorable boot socks!!

  20. Angie Reon says:

    Oh, so many choices! Gosh, I’d be happy with any of these, but I think the soap. I’m a sucker for a great bar of soap to wash away the day!

    Wonderful selection of goodies! I so hope I win!

  21. Jan says:

    Beautiful selections and generous giveaway for the holidays. The jeweled halo would look adorable on my “princess” granddaughter!

  22. I love each of the items in this give away, but with three little ones, Olive and the Reindeer is speaking our language! What a generous and fun give away!

  23. Katelyn says:

    oh my goodness gracious! your hens are fabulous!
    with my “quarter of a century” birthday next week
    and Christmas shortly after, I would love to see anything
    from déjà vu and pizitz! Happy Holidays from SC!

  24. I would chose an item from De Ja Vu. I had meet and worked with Stephanie and I’m so proud of her and all of her accomplishments.

    Vicki Popwell

  25. BethA says:

    It’s impossibly hard to narrow it down to one thing! These stores are great! But I will say the tortoise bracelet from Déjà Vu.

    This is a fabulous and generous giveaway, Seleta! Thanks!!

  26. Karen says:

    The “Trophy Husband” shirt! What a hoot it would be to see the old coot I’m married to wearing it!!

  27. Elizabeth G. says:

    I like the make up bag.

  28. Janice says:

    As much as I LOVE Tervis Tumblers AND Olive, the Other Reindeer, which I have read many times as a retired K teacher, I would choose the Seaside Marine diffuser so I could enjoy the scent of your lovely town – even when I am not there. Seaside is one of my favorite vacation spots; we are there most every summer. Lucky you …. you get to live there and enjoy the beauty daily!

  29. Jannette fought says:

    I would love the halo. My 2 1/2 year old daughter s very much into dress up and beautiful hairpieces. She just welcomed a new sister a few weeks ago and it would be wonderful to have them each wear it

  30. Shannon says:

    Any of it would be lovely, but the Birds Nest box from DejaVu would be fabulous!

  31. Kristina says:

    I absolutely think the trophy husband t is a must have, not to mention the great whale case. However, as i adore anything in stripes, the seaside soap is what I want in my stocking! Hint, hint to my husband!!!!

  32. maureen says:

    every thing is great but the LOLO Medium Avery Cases caught my eye.

  33. karlee says:

    I love the boot socks! I would totally get some for my mom!

  34. Lisa says:

    I would have to say the Seaside Tervis tumbler. But I’d love to get my hands on anything from Pizitz! I CANNOT visit Seaaside without going in Pizitz!!

  35. Seleta yearian says:

    I would love anything from Seaside ( too bad there isn’t a trip giveaway).
    My favorite is the déjà vu basket.
    Merry Christmas from the other Seleta in Arkansas

  36. susie says:

    Oh my goodness, what a fabulous giveaway!!! We love Seaside!!! We were there in March and it’s one of our favorite places to vacation along with Rosemary Beach. I know my daughter would swipe that Seaside tumbler. I love the Seaside diffuser.

    Happy Holidays!!!

  37. Beth D. says:

    Love the Bird’s Nest necklace from DejaVu. Thanks for the opportunity to win!

  38. Jennifer says:

    Fun gifts! The diffuser! What can I say, I love with two boys. I need it :)

  39. Sarah r says:

    So great! Seaside shopping has gotten SO good! My 2 yr old and 8 month old tiny men are car-obsessed, so I LOVE the Go Cart from Duckies for them! Thanks for such a wonderful giveaway!

  40. Carrie says:

    I would love the make-up bag or seaside cup. What a fun collection!

  41. sara t says:

    I would use the SEASIDE® 16 OZ. Tervis tumblers every minute of every day!
    Everything is really lovely-thank you for putting this goody bag together! Happy Holidays!

  42. Molly says:

    Santa – please bring me anything from DejaVu!!!

  43. kelly says:

    This is so perfect! I was already thinking of getting my little guy the Football Guys from Duckies for Christmas. University of Georgia, of course! Go Dawgs! And happy holidays, Seleta!

  44. Kacie says:

    Would love seaside Tervis tumbler…they are awesome!

  45. Shell says:

    Love the DejaVu Bird Box….love the hens too!

  46. lauren t. says:

    Since I have a little girl and a little boy, I would have to say the Duckies gift….but if I am choosing for me, I would go with the Deja Vu box!

  47. Catherine S. says:

    I absolutely love the Jeweled Halo…I am sure my daughter would adore it too!

  48. Jenni says:

    Mmmmm, a few of my favorite things are displayed in this giveaway. I would chose the DeJaVu birds nest to have a gift that keep giving all year long. I REALLY wade a Made in the South bracelet from DeJaVu this Christmas…….hope Santa is listening

  49. Dawn says:

    The Deja Vu Nest would be a treasure to unwrap every month….no brainer!

  50. Mimi says:

    Wow, what a great give away…..I would love the diffuser from Pizitz, the tortoise necklace, the boot socks, etc, etc, etc. Merry Christmas!!

  51. Rochelle says:

    I would pick the Marine diffuser. Anything that smells like the beach is what I want–especially right now when it is minus 3!!! Thanks!!

  52. Heather Medd says:

    SEASIDE® Marine Diffuser from Pizitz would be my pick! I loved my two vacation in Seaside and this diffuser would remind me of our wonderful trips! Merry Christmas!

  53. diana says:

    The scent of Seaside would be such a welcome addition to our home – the Marine Diffuser from Pizitz… *Merry Christmas!*

  54. Erica says:

    LOVE all of the festive dresses on DejaVU, so anything from them would be amazing! Such a cool store that I wouldn’t have known about otherwise

  55. Rebecca Sullivan says:

    Love, love the DejaVu Bird’s Nest Idea – What a great Christmas gift for a best girl friend or to treat yourself!

  56. Andrea D says:

    I would love to have a pair of those Crème Color Boot socks! I love all the products!! I’m a semi-local of Seagrove.

  57. alicia says:

    i’d love the LOLO bag- would be perfect for baby stuffs (i’m expecting! )

  58. Nita says:

    Love the Deja Vu bird nest!! It would be very welcome under my tree!!

  59. Caddie says:

    This is awesome! I would love anything! perfect gift ideas!! Especially the Seaside Marine Diffuser!1 :)

  60. Cindy says:

    Love shopping in seaside this time of year, the decorations at night are beautiful! I would love the boot socks. Merry Christmas!

  61. Laura says:

    I love anything for the home! The Seaside soap or Pizitz diffuser.

  62. CArolyn says:

    Oh! Those boot socks are adorable and perfect for my niece. Love the Birds Nest boxes too. I subscribe to a monthly makeup scenario that is similar and love it! This is s great idea.

  63. Susie says:

    Would love to see the Go Cart under the tree for my little boy! Happy holidays!

  64. Jill says:

    Oh my goodness..the soap and the diffuser..the soap..french milled soap always makes you feel so girly and the diffuser..after having to move from my beloved Gulf Coast due to husbands job…the scent of the beaches in my home make me feel so cozy… good for the soul…Thank you for chance to win a giveaway..Merry Christmas

  65. brittany says:

    fabulous! I would hope to see some of those amazing ruffled boot socks under the tree….!

  66. Shauna says:

    I would love to give my husband the “trophy husband” t-shirt for Christmas!! I’m sure he would love it!! :)

  67. Angela says:

    How fun! I love the leather cuffs embellished with vintage earrings from DeJaVu – especially the 1960’s Illinois earring cuff. Happy Holidays!

  68. Sean C says:

    Ooh, I’d love for Santa to bring me the CLASSIC 30A STYLE BOOK .

  69. Alina says:

    I would love to see the Citrus candle underneath my tree for the holidays.

  70. Lori Langberg says:

    Has to be the Trophy Husband t-shirt! Such a fun giveaway

  71. Judith M. says:

    The Ruffled Button Boot Socks and the Seaside diffuser .

  72. Lizzie Norris says:

    The button boot socks!! Super cute!

  73. Stacey Mills says:

    love the cotton herringbone throw from Pizitz!

  74. Renee says:

    Seaside is one of my favorite getaway spots – 12 years ago we spent our “babymoon” there and were hooked! I love love love anything tortise, so the bracelet will be on my list to Santa. Thank you to all for the great giveaway!

  75. Amber H. says:

    Love it all…especially the Seaside tervis tumblers, trophy hub shirt & those adorable boot socks!

  76. Andrea C says:

    The trophy husband shirt for my husband who wears a tee shirt all.year.long.

  77. Jolie says:

    I would choose the “Birds Nest” box from Deja Vu. I love surprises so this would be great to find under my Christmas tree.

  78. Pamela says:

    The “Birds Nest” box is beautiful! I especially love the necklace. And of course the cute ruffled boot socks! Wishing you all a Merry Christmas:)

  79. Pam Ballard says:

    Oh how I want some boot socks. Thanks for such a generous giveaway. Count me in.

  80. sarah says:

    i asked hubby for boot socks, and i do hope they are under the tree, so that would be my wish….
    love everything in this goody box and have lots of family and friends i could share it with.

  81. Christy says:

    The Bird Nest is a wonderful gift to give and maybe a subscription for myself!

  82. Andrea McAtee says:

    The Bird Nest box from Deja Vu. Love the idea of a monthly subscription.

  83. deja vu for me!
    who doesn’t love a surprise in a cute box?

  84. Sam says:

    I love the boot socks!! Awesome giveaway !

  85. Katharina says:

    Seaside must be so beautiful! The shops all look great. But I love the inspiring images from Pizitz … and would pick there LARGE LAUNDRY BASKET to be under the christmas tree! So pretty!

  86. Pam says:

    So many wonderful things… you’re making this very hard, Seleta!
    But…. I think I’d choose the Olive The Other Reindeer book… would be so fun to read with our nieces and nephews when they visit us for Christmas this year! (Haven’t seen them in four years now… looking forward to their visit so much!)
    Merry Christmas to all!

  87. Allison says:

    Merry Christmas!! How fun is this? This is my baby’s FIRST Christmas holiday so I would choose the Olive The Other Reindeer book. How fun would it be to put this book away and read it each year at Christmastime? A fun tradition. (I wouldn’t mind finding those cute ruffled socks in my stocking either. :)) I hope you and your sweet family have a wonderful holiday!

  88. Margo says:

    Oh wow! One of the best times I ever had with my family was at Seaside. I love everything. How about those bracelets at Deja Vu and the Seaside Tervis. Love it all. Wonderful holiday wishes to you and your family.

  89. Sydnie says:

    The tumblers!

  90. Linda says:

    I love it all, but to choose just one it would be the “OLIVE THE OTHER REINDEER” book for my little girls. This is a really fun story that would be a great addition to our Christmas Classics that we read each year.

  91. erin says:

    The bag! The socks! Difficult to choose! Seaside seems like a lovely little town!

  92. claudia caswell says:

    Oh my! I would REALLY like to see several of these items under my tree. The marine diffuser from Pizitz, that super fab Bird nest box from DejaVu, the Trophy husband tee for the hubby. Gosh all of them are so cute!

  93. Victoria says:

    It is all great! But, the T-shirt is the best!

  94. Kathy says:

    I adore anything from Pizitz! Thank you for the opportunity to win! However, win or not, we love your little beach town. We have spent a week in Seaside for many summers. We love it there. Merry Christmas!

  95. Emily says:

    I’ve been meaning to track down a pair of boot socks…these featured ones are adorable!

  96. Doris says:

    I want some boot socks! Thanks

  97. Linda says:

    My husband would love the shirt!

  98. Eric says:

    Thanks for the giveaway!

    I might get the boot socks for my wife.

  99. Mariam says:

    They are all so cute, but I would get the tshirt for my son-in-law because he is such a great man, and he does his best to make my daughter happy!

  100. Wade says:

    Sign me up, please! I would love the book for the kids!

  101. Jill says:

    Love everything at Pizitz! It would be fun to find the marine diffuser under the tree. Thanks for the chance. Merry Christmas!

  102. Kelly Lyons says:

    My quest for the perfect necklace is over…. the Tortoise Bling Necklace is sublime. Happy Holidays!

  103. Stacy says:

    It’s hard to pick one thing! I would have to say I would pick any of the linens from Pizits Home and Cottage! They are dreamy!

  104. Jami says:

    Pretty sure my sweet little fashionista Emery would be obsessed with the jeweled halo. So cute!

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  106. Hannah says:

    The tumblers or the whale bag! All of it is so cute!

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