‘Tis the Season!! I am super excited to share our first annual 2017 Holiday Gift Guide to help with your shopping and gift giving this year! Check out all of the top picks by category and where to buy!
For the Girls:
Doc McStuffins All in One Nursery: Does your child love Doc McStuffins ? The All in One Nursery gives kids all the toys of a nursery. From a working scale, to a stethoscope, there is so much to play with in this nursery for kids.
LOL Surprise! Big Surprise: L.O.L. The MUST HAVE toy of the season! Each ball has 7 layers that uncover different pieces. When it’s all opened up, you have a cute mini doll and an entire playset.
Shopkins Shopping Mall: It’s the largest Shopkins playset ever! The Shopville Super Mall is the ultimate hangout for the Shoppies and their Shopkins!
Hatchimals Surprise: Inside each magical speckled egg are two Hatchimals twins with unique personalities!
Roominate: STEM for Girls! Founded by two female engineers from Stanford University, Roominate was created to inspire the next generation of innovators. The kits enable you to build your own structures using and you can then customize the inside by building furniture, stair cases and adding stickers.
Lego Friends Hospital: There’s endless hours of building and role playing at the Heartlake Hospital. Kids can play the doctor, nurse, or patient in this real-world example of a hospital! Your child can create their own stories using the ambulance, helicopter, and three-story hospital model, packed with accessories.
Fingerlings: It’s a new best friend that fits on your finger. These adorable, interactive monkeys respond to touch and sound in a nearly lifelike way. They’re super cute, collectible and a great value—a great combination for a hit in the making.
Pikmi Pops: Colorful lollipops open up to reveal adorable, stuffed animals. Great design, kid-favorite scents and unique packaging in three different sizes make this something fresh, new and totally sweet.
For the Boys:
LEGO Star Wars VIII BB-8 75187 Building Kit: If you always wanted a personal droid, you’ll want this. BB-8 responds to you, follows you and is about as lifelike as it gets. It’s a must for the Star Wars Collector, but anyone who loves Star Wars play will want this.
Air Hogs Hyper Drift Drone: Air Hogs Hyper Drift Drone is a 2-in-1 vehicle: Race along the ground or fly through the sky at super fast speed with the detachable drone!
Star Wars Droid Inventor Kit: Build your own customized droid inspired by the iconic R2D2. Then program and play! This is the ultimate STEAM toy that inspired creativity, exploration and tech-based learning, all at a very affordable price.
Hot Wheels Super Ultimate Garage: This dramatic garage adds more play, more parking, more racing and more engagement with the all-time favorite toy car brand. See what makes it so cool!
Lego Boost: Build, program and play with this amazing robotics kit. Designed for kids 7-12, this is a dynamic way to introduce coding and more in a dynamic, elegantly designed environment. Add in LEGO construction play, and you’ve got a winning product.
For The Younger Kids
Teddy Ruxpin: Nostalgia! Teddy is back with a whole new tech upgrade. He’s more sophisticated than ever, but still all the storytelling and fun we love.
Leap Frog Scoop and Learn ice cream cart: Fun and educational-our favorite combo! Kids will learn colors, build memory and sequencing skills, explore shapes, manners. and more!
Paw Patrol My Size Lookout Tower: PAW Patrol is the hottest preschool show, and this outstanding, kid-sized set is the ultimate setting for kids to create and act out their own PAW Patrol adventures.
Luva Bella and Luva Beau Dolls: Super realistic parenting play! Amazing technology brings these dolls to life inspiring boys and girls to nurture their own interactive baby. Love that there are Girl and Boy dolls!
Goldie Blox Invention Mansion: STEM for the younger set. Goldieblox develops mechanical engineering skills through creative exploration.
Edushape Happy Kitten: HAPPY KITTEN is an adorable and cuddly kitty provides security, stimulation and more. Features high contrast patterned goofy legs (one retracts as the opposite is pulled), hugging arms, teether tail and bell.
Hape Checkout Register Kid’s Wooden Pretend Play Set: The Checkout Register by Hape toys helps kids to cultivate their role play and imaginative skills. Kids can practice counting and monetary skills as they ring up friends and family with their purchases.
Nintendo Switch: This amazingly versatile, sophisticated and elegant video game system goes from TV to tablet in an instant and without missing a beat. Cool, interactive two-person gaming, new games and adaptations of classic Nintendo games make this the must-have system of 2017
Drop Mix from Hasbro: Create your own mixes, battle with your friends and much more. Innovative technology brings the music—and the fun to solo or party play. Truly a breakthrough in game design using today’s most popular music in a wide variety of genres.
Polaroid Pop: The new Polaroid Pop is super fun! Get creative with features including fun stickers and touchscreen drawing. NO COMPUTER REQUIRED…You Print Your Polaroid POP Pictures on the Go, With No Computer Needed; Just Aim, Shoot & Print, & get Beautiful 3.5 in. x 4.25 in. Polaroid White-Border Prints
Kid Buzz from VTech : A powerful, fun-filled personal device for kids as young as 4. Great apps, lots of engaging learning and the chance to feel “grown up” as they play like the big kids. Lots of built-in apps and many more available. See why this is the real deal for kids.
Amazon Fire 8 HD Kids Edition Tablet: This may look like a toy, but it’s definitely not! The tablet made for kids is a full-featured Fire HD 8 tablet with an HD display, 32 GB storage, and up to 12 hours of battery. Included is one year of FreeTime Unlimited, which gives you access to 15,000 popular apps and games, videos, books, and educational content from PBS Kids, Nickelodeon, Disney, and more. Parental controls allows you to manage limits, access to content, and more.
For the Mama’s:
O-Venture Giant O Key RIng: This is the item she never knew she always needed. Functional and fashionable oversized key ring that you can wear on your arm or easily find in your bag. And they come in a ton of different colors. I snagged a black and white leather snake-skin ring and will be gifting these for sure! No wonder they are one of Oprah’s Favorite Things.
Instant Pot: Ok, need I say more? Life changing. Every house needs one. Cook dried beans in 40 minutes, beef stew in 35 minutes, chicken breasts in 8 minutes. And SO much more! Yes, you need this!
Marissa Alperin Custom Made Jewelry: Totally crushing on this ring and everything else from Brooklyn based jewelry designer Marissa Alperin. Stunning, Unique, and custom designs.
Colorful Faux Fur Clutch from Cents Style: Loog Good…Feel Good…Do Good. This is the philosophy behind My Cents of Style. All on a budget. This faux fur clutch is the perfect, fun accessory to any outfit.
Initial Necklace: Etched on one side and embellished with glittering cubic zirconia on the other,you can choose which side to show off which day. Versatile, personal piece for the special Mom or Friend in your life.
YOUTH Activating BB Cream Holiday Glam Kit: The YOUTH Activating BB Cream Holiday Glam Kit contains one tube of each shade: Light, Light Medium, Medium, and Dark to help you achieve a flawless look. You can blend two or more shades to create your perfect match, use a lighter shade to conceal and highlight and a darker shade to bronze or contour. Get FREE beauty accessories ($35 value): YOUTH expert applicator brush, pro-blending sponges and a sparkly silver YOUTH cosmetic bag.
For the Hostess:
Noble Vines Wine: Excellent wine-so good you won’t believe the price! Each bottle is priced between $9.00-$11.00! Perfect for all of your holiday parties. My favorites are the Pinot Noir and Sauvignon Blanc. A bottle of red, a bottle of white…..
Hope Candles by Vitality Scents: Not only are these gorgeous candles made with 100% all natural soybeans, cotton wicks, and a high quality non-toxic fragrance oil, but there is a very special cause behind the sale of each one. Proceeds from these candles will go towards research, treatment and medicine for those who suffer from autoimmune diseases and hope for a cure. All candles are hand poured in small batches. The limited release available for the holidays comes in: Oakmoss & Wood, Frasier Fir and Pumpkin Spice scents. Place your orders www.facebook.com/HopeCandlesbyVitalityScents
Agate Coasters from West Elm: Gorgeous Agate Coasters in sliced crystal are polished to reveal naturally occurring patterned rings. Each piece is subtly one of a kind, bringing a little jewel-toned beauty to coffee tables, desks and consoles. I’m obsessed with the Natural and Gold Combo.
Holiday Photo Props: These Fun addition to any holiday party are from Pearhead! Adults love them, but it’s a sure fire way to keep the kids busy and entertained! I received them as a gift and can’t wait to use them at our Christmas Eve party!
Gourmet Oil DIpping Spice Set: 15 different Spices from around the world to be combined with a good extra virgin olive oil. Yum!
Wishing you and yours a holiday season full of love, light, joy, and good health!
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