Holiday Gift Guide 2018

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The holidays are coming which means if you haven’t already started, it’s time to start planning your gifts. We bought a bunch of gifts for the kiddos when Toys R Us was going out of business, but we still have other family and friends to shop for. 

It can be hard to figure out what to get people. I mean as adults we often buy the things we need for ourselves, so I find the best things to get are the things that are nice but we wouldn’t necessarily get ourselves.

Below are my favorite items which you can pick up as gifts for each member of the family without breaking the bank. 

 Women’s Holiday Gift Guide

Holiday Gift Guide for Her

Check these gifts out for girlfriends or family members. They can be appropriate for any of the ladies in your life.

  1. C.C BeanieTail Soft Stretch Cable Knit Messy High Bun Ponytail Beanie Hat This is basically the best invention for anyone who lives in ponytails, which is me since Baby Belle loves pulling my hair. This is definitely on my Christmas list.

  2. Girl, Wash Your Face: Stop Believing the Lies About Who You Are so You Can Become Who You Were Meant to Be I have heard so many good things about this book I just had to pick it up. I just started it and already love it! I bet the ladies in your life will love it too.

  3. Honest Beauty Everything Eyeshadow Palette, 0.67 Ounce If you are as concerned about what goes on your body as what goes in it, then you need to check out Honest makeup. It’s by Jessica Alba’s company, so you know its made with clean ingredients and is quality makeup.

  4. ZORESS Women Genuine Leather Wristlets Bag, Clutch Organizer Wallets Purses for iPhone This little wristlet is so cute and it fits everything you need. I love when my wallet is a wristlet so I can pop it in the diaper bag when I’m out with the kiddos but just take the wristlet if I have to run into the store instead of the whole diaper bag.

  5. Anne Klein Womens AK-2719BMBY This watch is adorable. I love watches as a beautiful and useful bit of bling to add to your look.

  6. Knolee Women's Screen Gloves Warm Lined Thick Touch Warmer Winter Gloves My hands are always cold and I hate having to take off my gloves to answer my phone. I love that these gloves allow you to use your smart phone and look cute at the same time.

  7. NEOSAN Womens Thick Ribbed Knit Winter Infinity Circle Loop Scarf You really can’t go wrong with a nice comfy scarf. You can never have too many.

 Men’s Holiday Gift Guide

Holiday Gift Guide for Him

These are the gifts for that special guy in your life, but some can also be given to dads or brothers.

  1. Vinyl Curtains, Clear EVA Shower Curtain Liner, Holder for Baby Monitor, IPAD and iPhone, with Rustproof Nickel Brushed Double If your guy loves to fiddle with his phone or listen to podcasts in the shower, then this is the perfect gift. You get acces to all your electronics by just slipping them into the pockets of the shower curtain.

  2. Buckle Rage Adult Unisex Guitar Music Headstock Musician Base Belt Buckle Black This is the perfect gift for the music lover in your life. It can hold up his pants and show off his music appreciation.

  3. VIKTOR JURGEN Neck Massage Pillow My man is always requesting neck massages. While I love helping my hubs feel better, sometimes I’m tired myself. This allows him to get a neck massage whenever he wants.

  4. HANGRY KIT - Man Kit – Gift for Men – College Care Package – Full of What Men Crave – Nuts, Meat, Protein, and Snacks My husband always wants snacks that allow him to get stuff done around the house without having to stop and cook something. This gives him a ton of snacks that should last the holiday break.

  5. Love Coupons Book Coupons for Husband: Romantic Coupons Book. I think this one is pretty self explanatory. Your husband will enjoy some fun in the bedroom with this and you probably will too!

  6. OZERO Waterproof Winter Gloves for Driving, Motorcycle, Thermal Gifts for Mens Warmth in Cold Weather My hubs is the one who does the majority of the snow shoveling in our house. This is especially the case since I generally watch the little ones. These will keep his hand nice and warm while he works hard for the family.

 Kids Holiday Gift Guide

Holiday Gift Guide for the Kids

These gifts are perfect for your kids, nieces and nephews, or your friends kids. They can provide long lasting entertainment without breaking the bank.

  1. Dollie & Me Girls' Snugfit Sleepwear Set This set lets you get your girl clothes for Christmas and have her be happy about it. She and her doll can match and get a good nights sleep.

  2. Kano Harry Potter Coding Kit – Build a Wand. Learn To Code. Make Magic. This is the perfect gift for any kid interested in computers. Plus, if they don’t like it you can keep the wand for yourself.

  3. Hot Wheels Corkscrew Crash Track Set My son is obsessed with racing his hot wheels on his race track. He and his sister can shoot cars down the track for hours. Not many toys can entertain them for that long.

  4. Crayola Fabulous Art Kit If your kid likes to draw or create, this is the perfect gift. This kit has all the tools you need to draw, make books, and create a variety of art projects.

  5. Melissa & Doug Examine and Treat Pet Vet Play Set (24 Pcs) My kids love plying doctor to all of their toys. This set will allow them to check up on all their stuffed animals and each other.

  6. Sesame Street Let's Dance Elmo: 12-inch Elmo Toy that Sings and Dances, With 3 Musical Modes, Sesame Street Toy for Kids Ages 18 Months and Up If your kids love to sing and dance and think Elmo is the bees knees then this is their gift. My kiddos love to put on a show dancing and singing to their favorite songs.

  7. The Incredibles 2 Family 5-Pack Junior Supers Action Figures, Approximately 3" Tall Do your kids love The Incredibles? Actually, the second movie comes out on DVD today. Mine have been impatiently awaiting this release. These figures are the perfect companion of the movie.

  8. Magna-Qubix 29-Piece Clear Colors Set – The Original, Award-Winning Magnetic 3D Building Shapes – Creativity and Educational – STEM Approved If you’ve ever played with magnetic blocks, you know how much fun they can be. Plus, they can entertain the kiddos for a good long while.

 Couples Holiday Gift Guide

Holiday Gift Guide for Them

At some point in your life you stop buying gifts for each individual family member and start getting a household gift and then individual gifts for the children. These are some gift ideas for the couples in your life.

  1. TABLETOPICS Couples: Questions to Start Great Conversations I love gifts that encourage togetherness in couples. When your married with young kids, it can be hard to find the energy to be creative in the ways that we spend time with our spouses. These questions can inspire any couple to have deep conversations that unite them.

  2. Our Name is Mud Mr. and Mrs. Stoneware Coffee Mug Set This mug set is cute and fun for any couple. Although it’s big for newlyweds, I feel that the humor is all the more appropriate for those who have been married a while, lol.

  3. Date Night Box- Our Paint Night is designed for 2 people to enjoy a special paint night date at home. This is a Creative Date Night for Couples and is Ready to Open and Enjoy. This gift is perfect for anyone, but especially those new parents. It allows you to gift them a date night without ever having to leave the house. Date Box Mini has a bunch of other dates you can check out too!

  4. Hot Seat Adult Card Game - The Adult Party Game About Your Friends This is for the couple that loves to host game night. Just remember, its for adults only.

  5. Holt & Oden Picnic Backpack - 2 Person - Complete Set - Picnic Basket with Cooler Storage - Wine Stakes - Blanket - Plates and Cutlery Set This gift might be best for those couples who don’t have kids yet or who have older kids because let’s be honest, it’s hard to plan a romantic picnic when you have littles.

 Check out this list of holiday gifts with everything you need for the entire family plus friends.

Which gift do you find the most intriguing? Let me know in the comments. Happy shopping!!!

Cheers,

Emily