This is the mother of all holiday gift guides! Whether you’re shopping for kids or a spouse, a best friend or a neighbor, a teacher or a boss, we have stellar gift ideas for you!
This holiday gift guide is divided into two parts: gift recommendations for children and gift recommendations for adults. There are tons of options in each category, and all are incredibly unique! We are confident that you’ll find just what you need right here at Daily Mom!
So, let’s get this end-all-be-all holiday gift guide started!
For the Littles
Let’s start this holiday gift guide off by thinking of the kiddos! Are you looking for a fun and unique activity to do at home this holiday season? With Pottery With A Purpose, you can make your own pottery right in your own kitchen! This all-in-one set comes with everything you need to design, sculpt, and decorate your very own hanging planter, footed pot, mug, or decorative piece. What’s the best part, you ask? You can choose from a wide variety of colors and designs to really make your pottery pop!
And, if you’re not sure what you’re doing, don’t worry – this is often a new experience for both parents and kids! The kit includes helpful guides that will take you through the process so that you end up with a beautiful piece that you’ll be proud to display!
Since the last couple of years have separated many friends and families, this holiday you can reclaim your purpose and get creative with Pottery With A Purpose this holiday and for many days to come!
Give the gift of luxury bath time supplies for the “extra” babies in your life! Tubby Todd’s Wash and Lotion Bundle is incredibly hydrating and great for sensitive skin, which is ideal for the harsh weather of winter. The set includes the 25 oz. Hair + Body Wash and the 25 oz. Everyday Lotion, all made with ingredients that are gluten-free, dairy-free, and cruelty-free. The sweet aromas are amazing and are produced completely naturally. Enjoy fragrances like raspberry, cranberry mandarin, and lavender (and there are even unscented options for those that prefer no fragrance at all)! With beautiful holiday packaging, these items are ready to be gifted!
Does your family have an overall aesthetic when it comes to clothing and style? If you go for classic, old-fashioned looks, you’ll love Feltman Brothers! Established in 1916, they are experts in vintage-style clothing for kids. This particular two-piece set is timeless and regal, plus oh-so-cozy for your little one’s comfort during the cold months! It’s machine washable, 100% cotton, and available in a variety of sizes. So whether you need amazing outfits for holiday get-togethers, church ceremonies, gifting, or family portraits, this is the perfect option!
Learning, when imposed in a boring way, becomes an utter nightmare for your kid. With interactive platforms and fun ways to consume learning materials, kids learn more effectively, especially in our current digital age. That is why we are including Reading Eggs in this holiday gift guide! Their excellent subscription service will be appreciated by your fellow parenting friends and their children!
Learning to read for children ages 2 to 13 is now easy and entertaining with Reading Eggs’ approach, which includes games, songs, and engaging activities. Experts in education and creative individuals collaborated to create Reading Eggs, and it is proven to bring tremendous results. Your kids will beg you to start their lesson, instead of the other way around!
Plus, the rewarding principle always acts as positive reinforcement, encouraging your kids to learn more! Reading Eggs includes such rewards and makes kids proud of how well they performed. Get your kids ready and trained to compete in the world from the holidays on!
Just Shoes for Kids offers exactly what its name states: shoes for kids that come from high-quality brands and are made well. They have hundreds of styles available for both boys and girls. These Old Soles Starey Pave Sneakers are made with leather and feature beautiful star accents. They include faux laces – no actual lacing necessary (thank goodness)! The subdued color palate allows them to be dressed up or down for casual or more formal occasions. They can truly match any outfit!
No holiday gift guide isn’t complete without pajamas, and this is the perfect set for Christmas Eve! Made with organic fabric and elastic cuffs, these pajamas are high-quality and comfy for your little ones! The gender-neutral design will work for boys or girls, meaning you can buy matching sets for siblings, cousins, and more. The pajamas are machine washable and come in a variety of sizes. Plus, if your children need to sneak out of bed in the middle of the night to see Santa, they’ll have the benefit of glow-in-the-dark fabric! You know they’ll be impressed with that!
A practical gift that shouldn’t be underestimated: lotions and creams! This little eczema cream makes a cute stocking stuffer that will soothe and comfort a little one, and that can never be devalued. Gladskin’s formula for eczema cream is steroid-free, oatmeal-free, fragrance-free, clinically tested, cleanly formulated, and moisturizing for little ones three months of age and older. This non-toxic cream is gentle and dermatologist-tested. It’s a simple product that can mean a lot to a little one suffering from itchy, irritated skin, especially during the harsh and dry winter months.
This toy set is perfect for playtime on the go! In the package, you’ll find five boxes (depicting a train station, fire department, hospital, school, and police station) and five wooden, rolling vehicles (a train, fire truck, ambulance, school bus, and a police car). It’s a simple, minimalistic toy set that opens up a world of imaginative play! Your kids will enjoy building a community with familiar places and automobiles they see in their own neighborhoods. It’s a great way to learn about the world, foster brain development, practice fine, and gross motor skills, etc.
Plus, when playtime is over, the durable (yet lightweight) cardboard boxes nest inside of each other, making storage more compact and travel more convenient. That’s a holiday gift guide win for kids and parents!
Ahoy, there! This treasure hunt game is sure to become a treasure for your kids (and maybe even your whole family)! With speed and excitement, you must rush to get Blackbeard’s gold and win the game! Designed for ages four years and older, this activity can help kids learn colors and pattern recognition and develop fine motor skills. With a few friends (two to four players recommended) and additional gameplay options on Vango’s website, fun will be had by all! So pick up Blackbeard’s Treasure Hunt and plan a fun family game night with your favorite pirate crew!
Next up in our ultimate holiday gift guide is a practical gift that every parent will appreciate. And this one will leave you knowing that a child is safe and protected – there’s nothing better than that! This 50-piece childproofing kit includes all the basics you will definitely need with a little one, including 10 door swivel locks, 36 outlet caps, two door knob covers, and two finger guards. You can’t put a price on safety, but if you could, it’s nice to know that it would be affordable. If you have parent buddies who can appreciate useful, pragmatic gifts, this is just the thing!
These beautiful fitted crib sheets are a great addition to any nursery, and we’re happy to feature them on this holiday gift guide! The white and gray color palate is not only trendy; it also easily matches with any color scheme in the child’s room! This two-pack of sheets (both star and cloud sheets included) is from the brand mighty goods and sold through buybuyBABY. The gender-neutral sheets are made with 100% cotton knitted fabric, fit standard crib mattresses, and are machine washable (which is very handy for parents with babies)! Help your special little one have sweet dreams this winter with this bedding pack!
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Make the alphabet, spelling, phonics, and vocabulary fun to learn with this educational activity set! This pretty painted wooden game offers three difficulty levels, meaning your child can use it for several years as his or her language skills progress. They’ll have fun with simple word riddles, cute picture cards, pretend play, and freeform creative thinking – not to mention the fun rocket ship design! As an added bonus, each game card includes a positive affirmation to help learning become a positive, uplifting, and motivating experience for little ones. This is one of the most affordable and fun products featured in this holiday gift guide!
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For the Bigs
This Christmas, fill your home with calming scents that will bring back memories of Grandma’s lemon squares that you would indulge in during the holidays. You can create that familiar, calming, and inviting holiday environment with the Laluz® Diffuser by doTERRA! The stylish Laluz® Diffuser will make a sleek statement in your home and, at the same time, fill your home with tantalizing scents of lemon and lavender essential oils. This diffuser can run up to eight hours with a low mist output and four hours with a high mist output.
With a water capacity of 4.06 fluid ounces, it can fill a 330 square foot room. If you want to set a timer for one to four hours, no problem – it has an automatic safety shut-off feature. This beautiful diffuser also has dim, bright warm, and lavender light options to make it an aesthetically pleasing piece visually. This diffuser makes a thoughtful gift for family, friends, and co-workers, but is also great for personal use!
We all want to look and fee refreshed every day, right? That’s the goal of these luxurious eye masks! Shaped to contour the under-eye area of your face, these pads are soaked in Kat Burki’s signature KB5™ Complex (a mixture of gotu kola, lavender, arnica, calendula, and chamomile), along with other amazing ingredients like plant stem cells, silk amino acids, and cold-pressed avocado oil. These masks will calm and soothe the skin while also decreasing puffiness and brightening dark circles. So, even if you aren’t well rested (like most of us parents), your eyes and skin will start to look vibrant with this decadent product!
If you have a friend that loves DIY, gift them a kit to create their own handmade soap! It’s actually easier than you think. The kit comes with all the supplies and most of the tools you need to make this skin-loving natural soap. With the handpicked ingredients needed to make from soap scratch boxed conveniently together, your buddy will love exploring her creative side and making something she can call their own. The Bramble Berry Natural Soap Kit for Beginners includes 100 percent pure essential oils, natural botanicals, soapmaking tools, and a reusable mold. From mixing your oils to labeling your bars, this kit will walk you through every step!
As you can see, Bramble Berry Handcraft Provisions specializes in the gift of experience. They believe that creativity is essential for everyone. Giving someone a craft kit is a great way to give them the gift of creativity. This beginner kit is perfect for those new to the art of soapmaking, and it stands our as something thoughtful and unique!
This Christmas, surprise the tea lover on your list with the Holiday Elephant Caddy Gift Set from Mark T Wendell. Founded in 1904, Mark T Wendell offers consumers a variety of teapots, accessories, loose-leaf blends, herbal and fruit tisanes, and packaged tea brands made from Indian and Sri Lankan teas.
There are three delicious winter holiday-themed teabag caddies in the Holiday Elephant Caddy Gift Set, each containing forty biodegradable teabags. Flavors include Winter Wreath (Christmas Blend), Winter Warmer (English Breakfast), and Winter Snow Globe (Earl Grey).
This collection of colorful Elephant Caddies is packed by Williamson Tea, a family-owned business that has been growing, selecting, and blending tea for more 145 years. With this gift set, your recipient will enjoy a robust and flavorful morning routine that will relax and enhance the start of their day.
Surprise your coffee-guzzling, calorie-conscious, and perfectionist friends this holiday season by gifting them a Barista Sampler from Skinny Mixes! This classic Barista Sampler is a gold mine for coffee enthusiasts who love to play barista and like to experiment with different flavors. It includes nine delicious syrups that aren’t only sugar-free, but are also made without dairy, gluten, or GMOs. Additionally, the sampler is keto-friendly, allowing you to add as much flavor as you like without feeling like you just busted your diet turning regular coffee into fancy ones!
By racking all these syrups on the front kitchen table, your friends can flaunt this magnificent collection of delectable syrup flavors and be the most hospitable host! That will make anyone’s Christmas a merry one, for sure!
Waking up on Christmas morning to a hot cup of tea or coffee is the best feeling in the world. The Glass & Stainless Steel Electric Kettle from Uber Appliance is the gold standard of electric kettles. This 1.8 liter kettle is easy to use with its one-touch operation, and the mesh screen at the spout allows you to make a full-body tea with little to no tea leaves in your cup. You can also let your tea leaves or herbs steep in the water as it reaches boiling in only five minutes. The kettle will conveniently shut off automatically once the water has reached boiling temperature.
In addition to being aesthetically pleasing, the body of the kettle pot is made of high-quality borosilicate glass that is easily cleaned and BPA-free. The separate base features a LED light, the heating element is not directly in contact with the water, so any calcium deposits or limescale buildup from usage are prevented. Plus, the pot is cordless, which allows you to remove it easily and directly pour your favorite tea without disconnecting it from the outlet. That’s handy!
The Glass & Stainless Steel Electric Kettle will make any morning routine more enjoyable – that’s why we are including it this holiday gift guide!
Here’s the perfect gift for the avid cyclist or traveler – durable, secure bags for transporting on bikes! The Buddy Handlebar Bag easily mounts to your handlebars and includes a large main compartment and a separate spot for your phone. Everything is at easy reach! In fact, your phone is operable and audible while inside the case! That’s convenient while riding, for sure!
If you’re looking for other options, BiKase’s clutch shoulder bag and fanny pack are just as accessible and made with the same high-quality materials. These products will help keep your loved ones safe and connected while riding on trails or exploring new places!
Like any good holiday gift guide, we have to include something sweet! These cookies are taking the world by storm! In just a few years, the owner and founder, Molly, has grown this gourmet “boozy” cookie business from her home to boutique shops across multiple countries! The Cookie Flight includes a full dozen or half dozen cookies with a variety of Molly’s signature, all-unique flavors. This is the perfect gift for the foodie in your life or for anyone who has a sweet tooth! These creations are truly special!
Give the gift of fresh air – in your car! We all hate the musty, stuffy smell that can build up in our cars between hauling kids, spouses, pets, etc. It’s a plague we all understand. Azuna’s odor-fighting spray and pods are the solution for fighting the nasty smells of whatever dirt and grime the family might drag in! The pods last for 60-90 days, and the spray offers instant odor elimination, freshens upholstery, and can be used to clean the dash and fixtures. Together, these products clean air and neutralize odor-causing mold, mildew, fungus, and bacteria. This American-made kit will leave your car feeling and smelling clean and fresh, making it the perfect gift for new drivers and college students, sports enthusiasts, soccer moms, and…well, almost anyone, to be honest.
The Moso Natural is a bamboo charcoal air purifier that keeps your home fresh, dry, and odor-free. The sleek, soft gray bags are filled with Moso bamboo charcoal to absorb excess humidity and odors while also purifying the air naturally. They do not contain any chemicals or fragrances, so odors are eliminated without masking them.
The Moso Natural bags can be used up to two years with routine rejuvenation, so they are a wonderful investment at an affordable price. The all-natural charcoal bags come in varying sizes – larger ones for living rooms, kitchens, and bedrooms, and smaller ones for closets and bathrooms. Moso Natural even makes mini bamboo charcoal bags for sneakers! Moso Natural bags are perfect for those with allergies to perfumed sprays and deodorizers.
Santa will be tucking Dashfire Cocktails in stockings this year for a happy Christmas! The all-natural canned cocktails are the one-size-fits-all gift to warm you from head to toe. The cocktails come in delicious unique flavors like the Lemon & Lavender Martini, Chai White Russian, and more, as well as traditional favorites like a Bourbon Old Fashioned. It’s so fun to try unique cocktails like the Lemon & Lavender Martini made with vodka, sherry, lemon bitters, and lavender bitters. The ready-to-drink cocktails boast a 38 percent ABV, and they can be enjoyed straight from the can or chilled over ice. They also come in beautiful 750 ml bottles.
If you want to calm and soothe your skin, this is the set for you! It has all the goodies you need to clean and freshen skin, including wipes, cleansers, masks, and more! Plus, it’s priced affordably so you can take care of your skin (or give the gift of amazing facials!) without breaking the bank! These cruelty-free products are formulated without parabens or silicones and are tested by dermatologists. Get rid of dirt, oil, puffiness, dark circles, and more with these sweet, cucumber-scented items! Get this as a gift for yourself, or divvy up the items as stocking stuffers if you’re willing to share!
For the creative person on your list, give her the gift of creating her own masterpiece with Diamond Art Club! This kit comes with everything you need to bring this adorable photo to life, including canvas, diamonds, tray, an applicator and grip, wax, and tweezers.
The Christmas King Charles option features an adorable King Charles puppy in a teacup surrounded by sweets (as if anything could be sweeter than this little guy!) Once complete, those puppy dog eyes glisten and create an enticing piece that will decorate the home for years to come.
Remember, this holiday gift guide is all about universal gifts that won’t break the bank. So, give the gift of relaxation for under $20! These bath salts are a level up from what you’re used to; they are infused with mineral-rich clay, moisturizing humectants, and nourishing oils. Let the salts hydrate and smooth your skin while the aromas make you feel like you’re floating on cloud nine! Priced affordably, this is a wonderful and inexpensive gift for friends who need a little relaxation this holiday season!
Since 2009, the founders of Cape Cod Select have made it their goal to stock local grocery stores with whole, frozen cranberries that can be found year-round. After years of hard work, their dreams became a reality. Today Cape Cod Select has a reputation of growing and selling the finest cranberries. Cape Cod cranberries can now be found in grocery stores across the U.S. And while we love frozen cranberries, we have a couple of other Cape Cod products we’re excited to show you.
The Cranberry Chutney is a recipe that’s been passed down for generations. Today, you can buy it and use it with your chicken, pork, or even ice cream. We love that only seven ingredients were used to make this delicious chutney. Bonus: every ingredient is easy to pronounce. The Cranberry Chutney is available for purchase in either a 2-pack or a 4-pack.
The newest addition to the Cape Cod Select brand is the Cranberry Mustard. Available in packs of 2 (10oz) jars, this mustard is superb when you spread it on a sandwich, eat it with pretzels, or dip your favorite veggies in it.
Bring new flavors into your home and new life into your traditional holiday dishes when you add either Cranberry Chutney or Cranberry Mustard to your pantry. Cape Cod Select products are palate-pleasers the whole family will enjoy. Add these to your shopping cart!
Umbra is home to a team of international designers who strive to create affordable everyday products that will serve you well. If you need extra storage space or help keeping your belongings organized, Umbra has exactly what you need. Check out our favorites!
Do you have an exercise bike? Have you seen it recently? If your answer is “no” we have something that will help. Add the Schnook Over The Door Hooks to your shopping cart. Your exercise bike will be decluttered and ready to use in no time. The Schnook Over the Door Hooks are available in sets of five. They’re easy to use and feature rubber tips that are gentle on clothes.
Do you have problems finding your makeup brushes? Don’t you just hate it when you have to dig through your makeup bag looking for your eyelash curler? If this sounds familiar, add the Umbra Bellwood Organizer to your shopping cart today. The Umbra Bellwood Organizer features three tiers of storage for all of your makeup brushes, cosmetics, and more. It also has a sturdy handle, making it easy for you to pick up and move when it’s time to clean your bathroom counter.
Liberating your exercise equipment and keeping your makeup brushes clean and organized has never been easier thanks to these amazing products by Umbra. You don’t have time in the morning to search for a bandage or cotton swab. Add Umbra to your shopping cart so everything you have is right on your side.
The holidays really are in full swing, so make sure you have all your shopping done before the parties and get-togethers begin! Because once the presents are wrapped, the fun can really begin!
We are here to help you with special, unique finds this holiday season to make this time of year a little less stressful for you and other parents. We trust that you’ll find some real gems here that are both useful and affordable! Happy Holidays!
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