Ultimate Christmas Gift Guide

 

It's coming….. I am already seeing a few stores with Christmas decorations. And it is never too early to get started especially if you want to take advantage of pre-Christmas sales or have something customized. Read on for the Ultimate Christmas Gift Guide for ideas for everyone on your list.

Need even more ideas? Gift Ideas for Teens and College Students

 

Ultimate Christmas Gift Guide

 

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STOCKING STUFFER GIFT IDEAS

 

BANANGRAMS GAME

A Bananagrams game will keep your family busy and having fun during the holidays.

 

 

 

 

JOURNALS

Pretty journals will fit right in a stocking.

 

MAGNETIC WRIST BAND

A magnetic wrist band for your handy man or handy gal to keep up with screws and nails.

 

 

 

 

PERSONALIZED POST IT NOTES

Zazzle has hundreds of options for personalized post-it-notes.

 

 

GLOVES

Everyone needs a pair of gloves to replace the ones they lost last year.

 

PERPETUAL CALENDAR

A 365 Day Perpetual Calendar for her desk or bathroom counter will be an encouragement that lasts the entire year.

 

 

 

LIP BALM

Everyone needs lip balm and they need one for their desk, their purse, their car, their bathroom drawer, their coat pocket…..

 

 

 

 

WASHI TAPE

A girl can never have enough washi tape for decorating journals and other projects.

 

 

 

TRAVEL KITS

 Travel kits are great to have to throw in your luggage.

 

 

 

 

4 in 1 POCKET SCREWDRIVER

A 4 in 1 Pocket Screwdriver is a great thing for a college student to have in their dorm room.

 

 

 

 

CHRISTMAS MAD LIBS

Get out a Christmas Mad Libs book and have a good laugh with family and friends.

 

 

 

 

BATH BOMBS

A soak in the tub on a winter day with a fragrant bath bomb is heaven

 

 

 

 

LUGGAGE TAGS

Monogram luggage tags by Zazzle. Neon luggage tags will help their luggage stand out on the carousel.

 

TERVIS CUPS AND ACCESSORIES

I am a crazed fan of Tervis products. I drink my coffee every morning out of one of their cups (with its lid so I don't spill in the car or on my desk). They have college, fraternity, and sorority logos and personal monograms available.

 

TILE BLUETOOTH TRACKERS

A Tile Bluetooth Tracker because “Where did I put my keys?”

 

 

 

 

DIGITAL TAPE MEASURE

You can't go wrong with a digital tape measure

 

 

 

PORTABLE CHARGER

A portable charger can be a life saver.

 

 

 

SCENTED CANDLES

Beautiful scented candles freshen up any room.

 

 

 

 

TEEN AND COLLEGE STUDENT GIFT IDEAS

 

INITIAL NECKLACE

Initial necklaces are very popular.

 

 

KEURIG COFFEE MAKER

Every coffee drinker needs a Keurig.

 

FAB FIT FUN

What better care package than full-size products in a quarterly subscription box? My 17 year old daughter has requested (and received) a Fab Fit Fun subscription the last 2 Christmases. She loves it! Use code WINTERFUN for $10 off your first box.

 

PHILOSOPHY GIFT SET

Send her back to college with a bath and body gift set. Buying that stuff for herself is expensive!

 

 

HOME STATE PILLOW

Do they go to college out of state? A pillow of their home state will cozy up their bed.

 

BLUE TOOTH SPEAKER

A blue tooth speaker for listening to their tunes.

 

MAKE UP GIFT SETS

Makeup Gift Sets and other grooming and beauty gifts from great brands like Bobbi Brown and Mac.

 

 

CHOKER NECKLACE

Choker necklaces are a favorite fashion accessory right now.

 

 

 

S'WELL WATER BOTTLE

S'well water bottles are the best water bottles. These insulated, stainless steel bottles keep beverages cold for HOURS!

 

STATEMENT SWEATER

A Statement Sweater like this perfectly slouched one from BP Heritage

 

 

QUARTER ZIP PULLOVER

The guys will love a quarter zip sweater. Popular brands are Patagonia, Northface, and Vinyard Vines.

 

 

 

 

HOW TO COOK EVERYTHING

How to Cook Everything: The Basics is the indispensable guide for every first time cook.

 

 

 

PHOTO STRING LIGHTS

A teen's room or dorm room will look amazing with their most special photos lit up on this set of Photo String Lights.

 

 

 

 

ESSENTIAL OIL DIFFUSER

An Essential Oil Diffuser will help her relax and brighten up her room.

 

 

BEANIE

A Jim Beanie from North Face will keep his head warm while walking to class.

 

 

 

 

LETTER BOARD

 

No dorm room or teen room is complete without a letter board.

 

 

 

 

GIFT IDEAS FOR WOMEN

 

YOUR OWN ROBOT

My husband got me a Roomba for Christmas last year. It is the greatest thing ever!

 

SLIPPERS

Cozy slippers for the winter are a must. I get a new pair every year because I absolutely wear them out!

 

ILLUSTRATING BIBLE

Day Spring has created the most amazing journaling Bible ever! Grab some colored pencils to go with it.

 

MAC Brush Set

Nice make up brushes like these from MAC are a need, not a luxury! Perfect for travel in the included carrying case.

 

PAJAMAS

The best part of winter is fun, cozy pajamas. And there is no such thing as too many.

 

RAIN BOOTS

Classic Hunter Boots are the best in bad weather.

 

A GREAT BOOK

Get her a great book, like “The Orphan Train” by Christina Baker Kline. Check out my list of 50 books for more suggestions: 50 Books by 50 Years Reading Challenge.

SILK PILLOW CASE

How about a luxurious Silk Pillowcase?

 

 

CASHMERE SCARF

A beautiful Cashmere Scarf. Nordstrom has many reasonably priced cashmere items.

 

MANTRABAND

Give her a Mantraband with some encouraging words to last the whole year.

 

NAIL POLISH AND A SPA GIFT CARD

A beautiful nail color like this one from Butter London and a spa gift card will put her over the moon.

 

LONGCHAMP TOTE

Longchamp Totes are the ultimate travel totes.

 

GIFT IDEAS FOR MEN

 

LOUNGE PANTS

Comfy lounge pants for hanging around the house when it is cold outside. Also great for family pictures on Christmas morning.

 

 

 

SHAVING KIT

Great shaving kits like this one from Kiehl's are always appreciated.

 

 

 

WORKOUT GEAR

Gear, hoodies, dry-fit shirts and shorts are awesome for the guy that loves to work out.

 

NOISE CANCELLING HEADPHONES

We love these headphones at our house. They can't be beat for listening to something on your computer or phone, but they are especially wonderful on a flight.

 

YETI HOPPER

Have ice for days with the completely leak-proof Yeti Hopper.

 

A GREAT BOOK

Give him a great book like the latest Harry Bosch novel, “Two Kinds of Truth” by Michael Connelly.

 

SOCKS

Whether it's his favorite sports team socks or specialty running socks, Zappos has them.

 

WHEELED CARRY ON

A wheeled carry on will be greatly appreciated by the frequent traveler.

 

CORONA LIGHT CANDY SET

A Corona light candy set or other amazing candy gift sets will be sure to please him.

 

 

NINTENDO GAME SYSTEM

Celebrate the past with a nostalgic Nintendo Game System. Give him hours of fun teaching the kids how games used to be played.

 

BBQ TOOLS

Barbecue season will be here before you know it and new BBQ Tools will make grilling more fun.

 

HOSTESS AND CLIENT GIFT IDEAS

 

ETCHED WINE

Personalized wine bottles from your family or business will be a hit.

STONEWALL KITCHENS

Stonewall Kitchens has some of the most beautiful and tasty hostess and client gifts around!

 

BREAKFAST BOX

A Holiday Farmhouse Breakfast Box of pancake mix, maple syrup, and jam (and a tea towel too) will delight everyone on your list.

 

FRUIT AND TREATS BOX

Fruit and snacks are always appreciated and Pittman and Davis always has FREE SHIPPING.

FA LA LA LA LLAMA DISHTOWELS

It doesn't get more adorable than these Fa La La La Llama dishtowels.

MARBLE AND WOOD SERVING BOARD

This marble and wood monogrammed cutting board is gorgeous and will go with any decor – from modern farmhouse to traditional.

 

TRIO OF REED DIFFUSERS

This trio of petite Reed Diffusers will give her a diffuser for several rooms.

 

CHOCOLATES

Life is like a box of chocolate ornaments! Yes, really, these ornaments are made of chocolate!!!

DECK THE HALLS AND THEN CLEAN THEM UP

 

PILLOWS

I love to change out my couch pillows and doormat at Christmas time.

 

 

 

RADKO ORNAMENTS

This box of 9 Christopher Radko ornaments is an absolute bargain at $20.95

GIFT WRAP

The Container Store has wrapping paper and everything else to make your packages the most unique and beautiful gifts around!

ORNAMENT STORAGE

I have three of these ornament storage containers. They are the absolute best (and I have tried the rest)!

FAMILY FUN

 

GAME OF PHONES

Who can use their phone the fastest to win the Game of Phones scavenger hunt?

LEGOS

Legos are not just for kids. Put a Lego set together as a family.

 

 

BOARD GAMES

Our family loves to play board games during the holidays. We stay up late playing and we are ruthless. One of our favorites is Catan.

 

JIGSAW PUZZLE

How about a jigsaw puzzle for hours of family fun?

What are you wanting or buying for others for Christmas this year? Comment below.

 

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