Holiday Gift Guide 2018

All gifts in this guide presented a sample for quality control to ensure the best suggestions were being given. I was not required to write a positive review nor was I compensated in any other way. The opinions I have expressed are my own. I am disclosing this in accordance with the FTC Regulations.

Christmas is fast approaching and we have been busy putting together a 2018 Holiday Gift Guide for you all! Who enjoys Christmas? Gift giving can be stressful so I thought I would try and give you some great ideas for your friends & Family! Each item in this gift guide has been hand selected. Several gift categories are being featured for this holiday season, hope you enjoy.

Shopping for ladies can be tricky. They often juggle many hats but no worries I am here to help. This year my guide includes everything from the Kitchen baristas, Mom jean wearing to fashion savvy business ladies. I believe you will find something for every one of the ladies on your list!
Looking for a unique statement piece of jewelry to add to your collection or give that special someone? Look no further then this beautiful walnut mother of pearl inlay-ed lotus flower necklace from Statement Peace. Every piece of jewelry comes with it's own custom wooden display so you can showcase or wear the item. You can also add small drops of essential oils to manifest positive vibes. With every piece of jewelry sold by Statement Peace, they donate 1 planted tree to the organization One Tree Planted.
Check out their pieces <here>
Let's inspire women to be the best they can be? It all starts with feeling great. When was the last time you got some great underwear? Through the 1-1-1 program, every Panty Drop box that is shipped helps close the gender leadership gap. Every 3 months, you will receive a sexy surprise in the mail customized for YOU. You get style, variety and something new, all in one each month. More details <here>.
GoodJanes Beauty has come out with the Kiss My Lash mirror this season! It is a falsie-lover’s secret weapon. The first of its kind, the patented triangulated mirror by GoodJanes allows the user to see their upper lash line from above and below at the same time --- so getting those falsies flush against the lash line on the first try is easier than ever. Kiss My Lash can be used on its own, or with GoodJanes’ hands-free magnetic stand. 
Check out the KML mirror <here>
The Nexus Handbag by Mary Smallwood is crafted from exquisite leather with the perfect combination of style and functionality. An elegant addition to any woman accessory collection. It securely wraps around wrist -preventing pickpockets and items spilling from purses, stadium and festival approved, great for busy moms and stroller pushing, great for socializing with no need to put the bag down and still be hands free for cocktail and hands free for no back pain.The new line of Nexus handbags come in five chic colors; Fade to Black, Old Fashion Espresso, Aviation Blue, Gibson Grey and Kir Royal Red. 
All styles are available <here>
Who likes to have freshness in your fridge? With all the scents battling it out in your fridge, you want to neutralize the air, not add another aroma. All natural and non-toxic, this innovative bag is filled with bamboo charcoal to reduce the smells of last week's famers' market. Odor-causing particles get trapped in the tiny charcoal crevices, helping reduce airborne bacteria. You can find great gift like this along with others on the UncommonGoods website <here>.
This beautiful set of jewelry, made by Leighton and Co. LLC of The Island Pearl, is just one of the things that can be purchased from the new National Geographic Encounter: Ocean Odyssey in Time Square NY. There you will experience a "fun and immersive journey across the Pacific Ocean" with visual effects and groundbreaking technology. It's a perfect family getaway for the holidays. Check it out <here>
Need a unique gift this holiday season?? Marketplace Africa offers products directly from the source in Africa which in turn helps boost their economy. They offers fabulous products in fashion, jewelry, handbags, body care, and select home d├ęcor items. This bag featured above for example, made from quality Ankara fabric and leather. Perfect for any female on your list!!
More great gifts <here> 
Once upon a book club is a monthly subscription that includes a book and 4 wrapped items, each with a number that corresponds to a page in the book. As you read through the book and get to the pages on the items you open the item for that page and you get to experience what’s going on in the story. These book items keep the story interesting! Perfect for the book lovers on your list!
Check out their book Club <here>
Have a fashionista on your list? The ZKS Design in the Swarovski holiday jewelry collection is now available for more than 80% off! It is made with solid gold and sterling silver with beautiful Swarovski Zirconia stones that shine. All stones are meticulously hand-set by a team of highly skilled diamond setters. After the stones are set, each piece is fully polished, cleaned and finished!
Check out this beautiful piece and more <here>
Anyone else enjoy sparkling beverages? SodaStream Sparkling Water Maker is the kitchen essential for you my friends! Saving the world from plastic pollution has never been so easy – stylish or refreshing. The sleek Fizzi One Touch is SodaStream’s newest model and carbonates tap water at the touch of a button. With three levels of automatic carbonation, you can perfectly customize your sparkling water and there’s no worry of accidentally fizzing all over yourself. 
Don't just take my word, check them out <here>
A.Lynn is catering to every body type and allowing customers to create a size that is right for your shape and preference. Just order a Sample kit to get your exact measurements. This will get you the best fitting clothing that will last. Nothing like a great luxury piece of clothing to give you an extra pep in your step. More designs from A.Lynn <here>.
Let’s get to the point. As we age, we lose collagen and elastin, the building blocks of radiant skin. MesoLyft’s micro-needles and serum condition the skin’s surface for a non-invasive boost back to beautiful. It utilizes very fine and barely-there micro-needles along with an attached tube containing a cocktail serum to condition the skin’s surface, preparing it to absorb the goodness in each serum for a non-invasive boost back to healthy and beautiful.
Check out the line <here>
This beautiful set of jewelry, made by Leighton and Co. LLC of The Island Pearl, is just one of the things that can be purchased from the new National Geographic Ocean Odyssey in Time Square NY. There you will experience a "fun and immersive journey across the Pacific Ocean" with visual effects and groundbreaking technology. It's a perfect family getaway for the holidays.
Holidays can be so stressful! Having a meal shipped right to your door with out the hassle of running to grab groceries or spend a slot of time preparing can be such a God Send! This gift is perfect for new parents, a single parent, or those who are just BUSY! Fresh n’ Lean is here to make everyone's holiday lives easier. It’s like Whole Foods delivered to your door and it only take 3 minutes to heat up so you can spend more quality time with your kids and less time cleaning up. Fresh n’ Lean is a ready-to-eat meal delivery service. Every meal is organic, fresh (never frozen), non-gmo, grass fed, and locally sourced. We cater to many different diets: paleo, vegan, dairy free, gluten free, low carb, and low fat. They even ship nationwide! Check them out <here>


 This category can be great for your professional businessman, tech savvy, outdoorsy, sport fan or couch potato in your life! I have selected several gift ideas in all different price points. 
Set to become the largest consumer photo and video aggregation and management platform in the world, Kwilt is an award-winning personal media solutions innovator whose platform give consumers direct access to all their photos and videos wherever they are stored (at home, on their mobile, in the cloud and on social networks). Kwilt’s products allow consumers to create a personal cloud, providing consumers with total control and privacy and the ability to access their photos and videos anytime, anywhere. Kwilt was founded in 2015 and has offices located in Ottawa, Ontario and San Francisco, CA. For more information, visit www.MyKwilt.com.
Have a car fanatic?? This JUMP SMART kit is the perfect gift! Just pull this kit from under your car seat and you will have a charged flashlight with jumper cables. Bonus the inside of the kit has a flap that shows you how to Jump Start your vehicle. Not sure where the red clamp goes? No worries step 3 lets you know that red is positive +. You can use it for more than just in your vehicle. Think camping trips! Just plug your phone cord into the end of your flashlight and start charging your phone. This particular kit also includes both a wall charger and a vehicle charger. 
Purchase yours today <here>
Have a fishing enthusiast on your list? I know I do!! Lucky Tackle Box is the premier monthly subscription box in fishing. For one low monthly fee, Lucky Tackle Box will ship a box jam-packed full of the best new lures and baits every month! Shipping is FREE everywhere in the United States, there are no contracts to sign and you can cancel at anytime! If you're looking for the perfect gift to that hosts products that professional anglers use to catch big fish, then Lucky Tackle Box is the gift for you! Check them out <here>
Have a sports fan?? Let's combine some Golf and BBQ! Both involve the outdoors, great friends, and knowing in the clearest of terms that you wouldn't want to be doing anything else. These weekend favorites are combined in this three-piece stainless steel BBQ set with soft insulated handles that look just like golf grips. The tongs, spatula, and fork are perfect for the guy who loves the links, sausage or otherwise. Check out more sport related items on UncommonGoods <here>.
Have an athlete on your list? This holiday season give a gift that protects your gear. NoSweat thin, disposable liners stick to the inside of head wear to instantly absorb sweat and prevent odors, stains and even acne. Depending on the person and activities being performed, each liner can last up to two weeks. 
We have been using them this Hockey season and they work! Check out more details about them <here>.
Have a outdoorsy person on your list? Or maybe someone who enjoys camping? This Thermacell Repellent device might just be what they need this Christmas! It has a USB Lithium-ion battery, automatic shut off timer, cordless and conveniently lightweight. Just think mosquito protection at the push of a button!! Check out their devices <here>
This Art 4 all hat with art by Abby Paffratti is a perfect pick for a child or teen that is hard to buy for. The beautiful and vibrant colors compliment any outfit. The snap back style is both functional and aesthetically stylish. The trucker style hat is back and hotter than ever, and will make any child or teen the envy of their friends! Check out more of their designs & products <here>
You’re making your list and checking it twice, but have you checked to see that your car is safe and secure this holiday season? Whether staying home or escaping the cold weather somewhere tropical, most holiday-goers aren’t aware that the holidays are a big time for crime. In fact, 2.5M car break-ins causing over $7B in damages occurred in the US last year alone - with more happening during the holidays. With Owl Cam, the smart security solution that puts car safety is in your hands, literally, you can rest assured that your holiday is merry and bright. An all-in-one car security camera, Owl allows you to check in on your car from your smartphone no matter where you are in the world. Give the gift of "piece of mind" this Christmas!!
More details <here>
Here is a fun and exciting gift that any grandpa would live. Grandpa magic, by Allan Zola Kronzek, is full of fun tricks to amaze and amuse kids of all ages. The book contains everything from riddles and brainteasers to tricks like how to make a spoon cry. It's an exciting way to bring kids and grandpa's together.
If you are looking for a gift for someone who loves to exercise then look no further! Kichgo is a big gym in a little bag! This bag includes everything you will need for a fulfilling workout. All equipment fits in a bag that weighs less then 2 pounds so you can not only work at home but take it with you wherever you may go. This is the perfect equipment for yoga, Pilates, HIIT and much more. It also comes with 20 downloadable codes on how to use the equipment created and curated by celebrity trainer, Kit Rich.
For more information on KICHGO <here>
Cratedwithlove.com is a perfect gift for a couple or a fun idea for you and your significant other. For either a gift or fun date night, every box contained 4 - 5 activities and all supplies needed to help boost laughter and reconnect. This is a great way to spend quality time together.
Check out the boxes <here>
Who has a kid at heart on their list? Or perhaps a teenager?? Introducing the R/C MECH Robo Cannon!! This remote control toy car is so much fun you will personally want to join in on the fun. Battle one another or set up an ambush. Simply charge the device's battery pack, load blasting rounds of foam projectiles, adjustable the barrel and "FIRE". 
You can find this great gift at your local Walmart!

Everyone scans the small gadget display when looking for that one perfect gift. Or maybe you are like me and enjoy giving funny gifts! This section should help you fill those stockings with stuff your family and friends will love!
These Stethoscope charms will help the medical professionals in your life, personalize their stethoscopes. How cool is that!! Trust me the boring white lab coats and light blue scrubs get old day after day! With these CharMED stethoscope charms you can add a tiny little hint of style and flair, that patients, especially kids, will love!! 

Welcome guests with a sparkling glass of Prosecco from Treviso, Italy! I have to say I get a bit excited when I see wine in my stocking!! Need a great alternative for Champagne, this bubbly favorite is like a smile in a glass! Need a little holiday wine pairing help? Check out Tussock Jumper’s AR app, as each wine region’s ambassador ‘jumps’ off the bottle to help with wine pairings and recommendations for the varietal. Download it free on the Play Store or iTunes now. Find more tasty beverages at Tussock Jumper wines website!
"Badass Body Goals" Fitness book + Training Journal by Celebrity trainer Jennifer Cohen: This book/journal combo includes step by step image tutorials and areas for you to fill out your progress, plus it comes with a complementary resistance band to accompany the exercises in the book. In addition, what makes this book even more unique is that each chapter comes with a video tutorial that readers can access via Habit Nest! It's the perfect gift for those on your list who are ready to start their exercising journey. 
Check out more of their great gifts <here>

Ready for a sweet treat?? Polaner Fruit & Maple pairs the fresh taste of fruit with the delicate sweetness of pure maple syrup. These Polaner Fruit & Maple spreads also have no high fructose corn syrup, no artificial flavors and no artificial colors! This premium line of fruit and maple spreads is also gluten free and kosher. Check out the whole delicious line of products <here>.
Stocking essential!! The Infinity Belt really is a MUST for any woman’s wardrobe! The belt fits snuggly around the waist of ones pants with out the bulging or bumps. It does not squeeze tighter but does fit securely. I love wearing it in my dress pants for work, one cannot tell that I am wearing a belt, sometimes I even forget. I really enjoy that there is not a bulky buckle under my shirt protruding to make a funky lump or digging into my stomach. 
Grab one today <here>
Have a beauty guru on your list? Discover the natural power and performance of VLB’s 3-Skin-Loving Treatments! These come in convenient, travel-friendly sizes! Whether you’re trying VLB products for the first time or you’re a BFF, VLB’s Skin-Loving Minis are a must have. And the best news–they will leave your skin looking and feeling good enough to Go Naked. Good for all skin types.
Check them out <here>
 Have a vet on your list?? These Brass & Unity beaded, rope or metal bracelets and necklaces are the perfect gift! They feature real forged reproduction brass shell casings finished with laser etching The founder is a veteran that came home from Afghanistan due to PTSD from being on the front line (infantry & artillery) and created this company that gives back to veterans! My brother served during the War and was honorable discharged so this cause and company rings close to home! 
Check out more of their products <here> 
 Have a professional or athlete on your list? These Arvin basics are perfect stocking filler. They are made from 100% upcycled/donated materials with minimal to no water used while eliminating toxic dyes (50+ gallons of water saved per pair of socks or underwear).  A playful expression of apparel basics. 
Check out more of their collection <here> 
The iconic Hello Kitty cartoon is coming to Preschool! An all-new video collection of everyone’s favorite Japanese cat will help preschoolers learn letters, numbers and colors. “Hello Kitty & Friends: Let’s Learn Together” is a two-DVD collection that lets millennial parents share Hello Kitty with their own children.
Want to grab some for your Hello Kitty fans, check them out <here>.
 These Salonpas Pain Relief Patches are the ideal stocking stuffer for friends and family who are in pain. Have someone who needs some TLC this year? These new double size value packs includes nine large patches!! They give powerful relief that lasts up to 12 hours! With the strongest labeled OTC Topical Pain Reliever, clinically proven for mild to MODERATE pain relief. They fit perfectly in stockings and can be given to a variety of people on your Santa List!! Check out more about them <here>
Ready to gift a little fun this Christmas? Check out the Shots Box, a monthly subscription service. Every month, members will be able to try the hand-selected craft distilled samples, discover new favorites, and start shopping for liquor with confidence. On the Shots Box platform, subscribers will also be able to share reviews of each sample and browse reviews left by other alcohol enthusiasts. By contributing feedback, members will have the satisfaction of knowing that they are helping out other consumers and be rewarded with points that can be redeemed for discounts and prizes. 
Check out the boxes <here>
Want to give back while gifting? 4ocean, is a company that is responsible for cleaning our oceans and waterways of plastic and trash. They have already removed 2 million pounds of trash from the oceans through their efforts! They fund this by the sale of 4ocean bracelets, resusable water bottles, and cleanup kits. One $20 bracelet funds pulling one pound of trash. You can gift them to several people on your list this year and thy fit well in stockings!!
Check them out <here>

Celebrity dermatologist Dr. Lancer (skin guru behind Victoria Beckham, the Kardashians, Margot Robbie and more) has an affordable & easy routine to help men refresh their skin. This skincare line POLISHED complete with a travel sized set, perfect for a stocking stuffer (valued at $48)! This particular kit comes with: Daily Micro-Scrub, Dual Cleanse & Shave, Oil-Free Moisturizer SPF 30 Broad Spectrum Sunscreen, Anti-Aging Serumand Lip Care SPF 15!
Check out the line <here>
As a Mom myself I shop for a little one. He changes what he wants daily. I hope this guide for kids help give you some ideas you may not have thought of. We all know kids enjoy toys but I like to give more than just toys.
For 18 years, Razor has been Best Scooter out there! Razor has gifts for the whole family, from your toddler to the adults on your shopping list! Check out their NEW collection of electric scooters, hover boards, skateboards and cool rides <here> 
#MyRazor #RazorMoments
The squishmallow animal collection is a wonderful inclusion for the toddler and child gift guide. These super love able, squishy friends hold their shape no matter how much hugging they get! Available in all different sizes, Squishmallow friends are the perfect companion to your little one. These will be our go-to cuddle friends for the car and at nap time!
Sculptapalooza is a fantastic addition to anyone's game collection. For children and adults, sculptapalooza allows you to show your creative side by making sculptures with fun blue squishy playfoam. It is a hands on fast paced game that will have everyone laughing in no time.
Check out more games & info <here>
If you know someone who loves puzzles and games then Rubik's race is the gift for them! This game takes Rubik's cubes to a whole new world. It is a race between two people to match patterns while sliding colored tiles. Who will be the first one done?
Made By Me® products provide opportunities for quality family time while also encouraging independent play and artistic exploration for children. The line uses vibrant graphics to ignite excitement among the user whether by showing how easy it is build and paint your own bird house, or how fun it is to get your hands dirty and mold your own stepping stone. The MBM collection spans a wide array of play patterns and materials, from wood crafts, to plaster molding and ceramics, to soft crafts, painting and coloring. Discover your creativity by scuplting pots, bowls and vases with this lightweight electronic Pottery Wheel. The electric foot petal makes it spin like a professional potters’ wheel! 
Combine simple chemicals with household ingredients to explore over 20 different experiments! From galactic spheres to fizzing eruptions, this is the perfect introduction to chemistry. Kids will revel in the opportunity to experiment and create. The included illustrated poster includes fun, educational facts about chemistry, the ingredients and the materials that are incorporated into the experiments. Throw on some safety glasses and a lab coat then dive into the crazy world of chemistry!
Kids can now train like a wizard with the Harry Potter Wizard Training Wands There are 11 different spells for kids to learn and master using the included spell training guide. The wand recognizes movement to know when kids have cast their spells. The wand provides sound feedback that the spells have been cast correctly. Each wand includes five modes of play: two modes of standalone play (spell training and free play) and three modes to play with a friend (spell practice, wizard tag, and advance training – similar to rock, paper, scissors). The light-up button allows them to select which mode to play. The assortment includes Harry Potter’s Wand, Albus Dumbledore’s Wand (i.e. The Elder Wand), Lord Voldemort’s Wand, and Hermione Granger’s Wand (Walmart Exclusive).
Dinosaur: A Photicular Book by Dan Kainen and Kathy Wollard (September 4; Ages: 8-12 years; $25.95) is a celebration of everyone’s favorite prehistoric beasts. This bestselling series with over two million copies in print uses lifelike animation to bring readers on an expedition a hundred million years back in time.
The Haba Kullerb├╝ contruction set is perfect for little wondering hands. This set connects to other sets in the collection and is made of durable and sturdy wood and plastic materials. It is recomended for ages 2-8 but makes a perfect gift for families that have mixed age groups at home. My children had a blast with the construction set and worked together to build and play!
Have you seen these things? I haven’t! But —my kids sure have!  SQUISH-DEE-LISH ! They knew EXACTLY what they were without me even saying a word! All three of them , ages 2, 5, and 6 were so excited and OBSESSED with their new friends. Needless to say , these look to be one HOT gift item this year! A Surprise JUMBO squish toy to collect . Collectibles , squish toys , blind/ surprise, mystery bags and toys are what all the kids want these days. These would make a great gift for your kids, grandchildren, nieces , nephews and more. 
You can check out Squish-DEE-LISH <HERE>.
HYDRO STRIKE is a new and exciting game for ages 7 and over. This game takes pinball to a different level. You either win or GET WET! It's a race to shoot the ball towards the opponents target because if you don't you get sprayed. This game will have you laughing and excited in no time.
Check this fun game out <here>
If you have a baby or a toddler you know how messy they can be and how quickly they can ruin clothes. You turn your back and boom there goes a bowl of peas all over that brand new outfit. Not anymore with DryBaby. Developed by a NASA scientist , these garments are , water , stain and odor repellant . Too good to be true? Dry Baby is easy to clean, machine washable and free of harsh chemicals. These are the perfect Gift Idea for new moms, baby showers and toddler birthday gift ideas. 
Check out their line from 6-24 months line <HERE> 
StickerKid offers adorable custom name labels, shoe labels, tags, iron-on labels, book labels and more! The custom name labels are Water Resistant, Dishwasher & Laundry Safe, and Microwave & Freezer Safe. StickerKid's labels are essential for daycare, school, vacation, summer camp, toys, sports and afterschool programs. Older children can use them on sports gear, boxes, helmets, musical instruments, cell phones, calculators and more. Allergy Labels and Value Packs are available, as well. Learn more about StickerKid <here>
Have a teen on you list you have no idea what to get? The KANO Computer Kit – Make Your Own Computer started with a box of parts and turns into a learning project. Did you know that LED stands for Light Emitting Diode? Each step in the guide explains how each component works while connecting to the brain. Do you know how to talk to your computer? Once your computer is built you can connect it to a screen or TV as long as there is an HDMI port. Once connected it is time to talk to your computer and beginning coding. Have a question while your working, no problem they have a help website and email. Enjoy setting up codes and the hours of fun. 
Check out this along with upgrade kits <here>
CHICKAPIG is an exciting thinking game full of strategy and fun! Better than chess, this farm to table , fun-filled game is made in the USA and one of a kind. Dodge opponents, hay bales and pooping cows. You won’t stop laughing ! Makes for a great family game night for kids ages 8 plus! Kids and adults will both enjoy this game. It keeps everyone thinking, learning, laughing and engaged in farm fun gameplay that you will want to replay again and again. Dave Matthews endorses this game too! 
This hybrid chicken pig farm game can be found <here>
The Animal Alphabet Can you name all the animals featured on this place mat? How about match the pictures to the picture cards? Flip the picture over and learn fun facts about the animal on the front. Did you know that male baboons are two times large than females?” Flip the place mat over and find all the animals in the picture. Can you find the baboon with the beach ball or the kangaroo with the kite? 
Check out more from JPDoodles <here>

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