Jennifer Garner Shopping With Baby Samuel Affleck | Pictures

Jennifer Garner and Baby Samuel Get in the Holiday Spirit

Samuel Affleck hitched a ride on his mom's hip.

Jennifer Garner had her son, Samuel Affleck, on her hip today as she did some shopping in her Brentwood neighborhood of LA. Jen and Samuel may have been wrapping up some holiday gift shopping during their outing; she was seen leaving JennyBec's children's store with an oversize shopping bag in hand. It was the second time we've seen the actress and mom browsing the racks at different boutiques in so many days. Yesterday, she was spotted at Barney's in Beverly Hills.

Jennifer is back home from her latest stint on the set of The Dallas Buyers Club in New Orleans, and this morning, Ben Affleck was in Washington DC to testify on behalf of more US engagement in the Congo. Despite their many work and philanthropic commitments, the Garner-Afflecks have also clocked lots of time at home with their three children this month as they prepare for a busy January. Award season kicks into high gear in early 2013, and Ben's film Argo earned five Golden Globe nominations last week, including a nod for Ben as best director, boding well for the film's Oscar chances.