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Spring Bling Expo 2019

Three friends shopping and looking at ties

This April, at the most stunning Honolulu apartments for rent, it’ll be your chance to score on some of the most amazing fashion, beauty, and lifestyle gifts imaginable at the Spring Bling Shopping Expo. This midday extravaganza will be a veritable shopping party, with a little something for everyone who decides to stop by and show out:
“Find unique gifts for mom, friends and maybe yourself at this exciting shopping experience. With a variety of local vendors, live entertainment, food/drink specials from D'lish, and a chance to win raffles.”

Obviously, you’ll want to score some great deals and hone in on the perfect gifts for you and yours, so today we’re going to offering up some advice on how to narrow down your list so you can focus your efforts on finding the right stuff, along with some shopping trip tips that will ensure you make the most of your time while you’re browsing around.

Planning Your Gift Ideas Beforehand

Sure, you could head to the Shopping Expo half-cocked, browse around until you stumble across something that catches your eye, then make that your gift idea for your family member of choice. It’s a fun way to go about any shopping trip, but you can add some focus to your shopping excursion by doing just a bit of preparation and planning what sort of gifts you want to obtain before you even head to the Expo.

How do we mean, exactly? Think about it like this: you know your family members best, and you also know what kind of items are going to be on sale at the Expo. All you have to do is think of a few ideas in those categories that will impress the people you’re looking to buy for, prioritize your listing, and then you’ve got yourself a guide for what to look out for while you’re perusing all those vendor stands.

You can take your preparations beyond just thinking about what gifts you’ll want to buy for your friends and family, however. With some A-grade shopper’s knowledge, you can ensure that you have an A-grade experience while you’re traipsing all around Kapilina looking for cool stuff.

Be Sure to Shop Like a Pro

So, what are the tenets of a seasoned shopper that you’ll want to keep well in mind as you make your rounds? First and foremost, you’ll want to keep an eye on your budget. It should go without saying, but you’d be surprised how many shoppers head out blind, and that can lead to some rather unfortunate consequences afterwards. Know exactly how much you can spend comfortably — that way, when you finally do spy that perfect gift, there won’t be any need to waffle over whether or not now is the right time to seize upon the moment.

With your budget settled, you’ll next want to take stock of what you have in stock at home. No need to buy anything that you already have, right? Now when you spy that awesome accessory or cool set of candles, you’ll know for sure if you’re tempted to buy it because you actually need it, or if that urge is just being sparked on by a sense of familiarity to the product.

With the financial and inventory items out of the way, let’s now turn our attention to staying comfortable. It’s hard to concentrate on the task at hand if something feels “off” so you should do everything in your power to ensure you’re physically prepared for an extended shop-a-thon. First things first, make sure you eat something before you go and bring some water with you for the day. You’re liable to become irritable on an empty stomach, after all, and getting dehydrated while you’re out and about is a perfect way to kill any motivation you had to go shopping in the first place.

Next, make sure your clothing affords you plenty of movement. You can still put a focus on looking good, mind you, but make sure comfort is your number one focus for the day. A pair of jeans and a simple shirt should do the trick. You might be walking around a good deal, so supportive shoes are a must wear item. Also, for those of you with long hair, a day out in the sun is liable to get, shall we say, hairy? Try tying back your locks so that you aren’t fighting them as you make your way around.

The Expo lasts for several hours, so if you plan on staying the duration, make sure you take a few breaks. Remember there are refreshments and live entertainment to enjoy while you’re there, so no need to try to marathon everything. Relax, take a moment to enjoy yourself and recuperate, then get back to shopping when you’re rested and ready to go. Oh, and lastly, if you do have other things to do during the day, be sure you have a hard out time and set a reminder for yourself. It’s easy to get lost in the excitement of an event like this and lose track of time!

When/Where Is the Expo, Exactly?

Don’t forget, the Spring Bling Shopping Expo will be taking place Sunday, April 28th, from 11AM to 2PM. The event is open to the public, so if you’re interested in coming on down to the Kapilina Beach Homes to check it out, you can do so at 5100 Iroquois Avenue, Ewa Beach. Hope to see you there, and hope you’ll find some fun gifts for the family!

Speaking of Those Honolulu Apartments for Rent…

While we’re on the topic of Kapilina, might we also mention that it’s always a great time to check out what this sterling seaside community has to offer? You may not realize, but these beach homes have a reputation for being some of the most glamorous residences in Iroquois Point, the type that provide all manner of luxury and convenience for their residents. If you’re thinking this might be just the spot for you, be sure to get a look at the neighborhood, then drop us a line to learn more about how you can make one of these amazing residences your own!