The Holiday Season is fast approaching & I don’t know about you, but I’m getting excited! There is nothing more fun than shopping for your loved ones and watching their excitement as they tear into their gifts! As a busy mom, I know it’s not always easy to shop and online shopping helps free up some time, but what if the perfect gift is just out there- waiting for you to discover it, if only you had the time! I’m here to help you save that time and frustration of not knowing what to get and not having the time to look through all your options!

I plan to answer 4 basic questions to help you in your quest for the perfect gifts this Holiday season 🙂 Who? Who is going to LOVE this gift. What? Well, what it is of course! Where? Where can you find this amazing gift?! and Why? I’m not just trying to tell you about any ‘ol thing! Why is this item so special! You can click on ANY image to go to my full product review and feature for more information on the product and brand!


Ballet flats from Oka-b

Who: Mothers, sisters, cousins and friends. Or even Bridesmaids 😉
What: Jelly style shoes that hug your feet! Available in over 100 color combinations. These shoes not only feel great, but they look great. I can dress these up or down and they are one of the most versatile pairs of flats I own.
Why: With so may choices, you’re bound to find the perfect pair for your friend or loved one. Not only are they cute, these shoes are built to last. I’ve had mine for 2 months and they still look brand new.

Kid safe headphones from Kidz Gear.

Who: I don’t know a kid who doesn’t love music.
What: Headphones specially designed with little ears in mind. These  are volume controlled to ensure the best listening experience for little ones 3 and up.
Why: Toddlers and kids love to have something special that makes them feel grown, but adults products are not usually made to be safe in little hands. Kids Gear takes the next step by letting your kid have the freedom without the risk.

Amazing Deals on jewelry from Shadora.

Who: That Lucky lady in your life!
What: Shadora’s prices are almost CRAZY! I don’t know how they make ANY money on their products. They offer free shipping on any order plus, I get sterling silver and real diamonds for usually under $20! They have a huge selection that is always changing
Why: Because she doesn’t need to know you didn’t spend a fortune! You can pick up the whole set for less than the cost of one earring at a major jewelry retailer so why not? They have amazing deals around the Holidays too so be sure to check them daily 😉

Spa products by June Jacobs.

Who: The women in your life who could use some relaxation and glow.
What:  High Quality Spa skin care items that really work!
Why: A trip to the spa isn’t always on the schedule, but I know plenty of women on my shopping list who deserve a good relaxing facial. You can bring the Spa home- in a jar with June Jacob’s Spa Collection. jewelry from Smart Mom!

Who: Know a mommy whose baby’s busy hands are keeping her from accessorizing? Help her get that flare back!
What:  Durable, fashionable and dual purpose silicone jewelry designed to help baby get their teething fix and be comfortable and fashion forward for Mommy.
Why: With so many options, you’re bound to see one happy Mommy after gifting some Smart Mom Jewelry. Accessorizing in one way to express yourself, but as Mom’s we always put baby first! This is the best way to give mommy back her style and help calm and sooth babies aching gums.
Fancy Box from

Who: Everyone looking for the quirky, unique and just plain odd!
What:  Fancy Box is a “grab bag” of sorts featuring unique and fun products sure to speak to the inner off ball in us all!
Why: At $30 for over $100 in products, Fancy Box is an absolute steal! I got $120 in products and all the items are useful or quirky and I cannot rave about it enough! I actually went ahead and ordered next month’s too! If you’ve got a teen, quirky friend or need some gag gifts for an exchange- this is sure to cover ALL those bases. (maybe even in one box!) Home Fragrance items from GreenLeaf Gifts.

Who: Can you really go wrong with amazing smelling, quality home fragrance items? There might be a few exceptions, but even my DAD loves a good candle!
What:  Candles, scented sachets, oil diffusers and more- all ready to fill your home with one of their 28 scents.
Why: GreenLeaf Gifts is sure to cover all the details so you don’t have to stress this Holiday. Whether you’re shopping for a loved one or an office gift exchange, they’ve got you covered with ornate, beautiful smelling products at great prices. quarterly cosmetics box!

Who: The beauty & fashion lover in your life!
What: is a quarterly subscription that changes with the season and is truly customizable by you! It’s like having a personal cosmetics shopper that truly knows you in an out! They also just released their jewelry box!
Why: Wantable blew my mind with how spot on their selections are! You can create a full look with the 5-6 full size items and you more than double the value with amazing brands and quality items. On top of that, if you’re even not 100% in love with their products, they pay shipping both ways to make an exchange and get the products you really love. If you’re nervous about makeup shopping for that lady in your life- this is a sure way to be spot on. She even fills out all the tough questions herself!
Color Changing sunglasses from Del Sol!

Who: Everyone on your list who likes to accessorize!
What:  Del Sol doesn’t just have sunglasses. They carry clothing, accessories and even nail polish- all activated to change color when they are in the sun. The variety is outstanding so you’re sure to find something you love!
Why: Giving unique, hard to find gifts is underrated and in a big way! Even thought these color changing fashion statements are easy to purchase on DelSol’s website, they’re sure to spark conversation and turn heads anywhere you go!, sustainable batter bowls from Melaboo Ware!

Who: Anyone who loves to spend time in the kitchen! With an earth conscious edge, Melaboo isn’t just for your “green” friends.
What:  Wonderfully constructed, good for the earth kitchen items!
Why: On top of an amazing mission to help reduce your carbon foot print, Melaboo created amazing products that are bright, durable and sure to be a welcome addition to any kitchen.


Hair Ties & More from Twistband!

Who: Anyone who appreciates a GOOD hair tie!
What:  Hair ties & headbands that do the unthinkable, they DON’T leave a crease when you remove them from your hair!
Why: Twistbands are soft and take hair ties to the next level by adding comfort and a solution to the oldest hair tie woe around. They’re affordable and available in almost AND color making them easy to gift for all the ladies on your list!

Gleam Body Radiance by Melanie Mills.

Who: The dancer, the short skirt wearer or anyone who loves the latest and greatest in beauty!
What:  An all over body “makeup” that applies like lotion to cover all flaws and give skin an amazing glow.
Why: Gleam will make your skill look flawless, but it’s also formulated to be good for your skin, not just “good looking”. Empower a women in your life to glow from the inside out.

Small Items Belt, the SPIbelt.

Who: The on-the go workout and naturelover.
What:  A small pouch that is a major upgrade to the “fanny-pack”. SPIbelt holds everything you’ll need to hit the hiking trail.
Why: There’s nothing worse than leaving the house without those few essential items you need to get through the day, like your cell phone or identification, but when you’re in workout mode- pockets are usually scarce! Help a loved one solve this problem this season by gifting the SPIbelt.

Comfy, padded sports socks from Thorlo.

Who: The jogger, hiker, sports lover on your Holiday List.
What:  Socks specially designed to give your feet extra protection when you need it most for activities that can be hard on your feet.
Why: The days of traditional sock gifting is over! Give your loved ones socks that are going to not only look cool and keep their feet warm but also protect and pad their feet when they are out having fun.

Amazing Smelling Body Product by Zents!

Who: Men, Women…children? Okay, maybe adults only but anyone who loves to feel fresh and smell clean!
What:  Everything from shampoo and conditioner to body wash, bath salts and luxurious lotions all coordinated with scents to please anyone’s taste.
Why: Zents takes notes of the finer things in life and captures them in a scent then into a bottle for it’s customers. I’ve yet to try a Zents product that did not become a fast favorite and with a variety like theirs, your bound to find the right fragrance for you or a loved one.

Cute and functional Tea Sets and Accessories from

Who: Like I said in my review, tea is not just for old ladies. There are plenty of tea lovers out there and you can find the best, unique tea set for them, no matter what they like!
What: A HUGE variety of tea sets, accessories and of course, tea.
Why: Because even tea drinkers like to drink in style. Nothing adds to the tea experience like fine teas and handmade tea pots. You can go that extra mile without the extra price tag.

Iris Cracker Basket From Emerson Creek

Who: I think Emerson Creek has amazing gifts for the woman in your life- whether it’s your mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, there is something for all tastes. Think home gifts AND entertaining.
What: Handpainted, American made pottery made to last.
Why: Emerson Creek Pottery is made with that special touch. From the hand painted designs to the wonderful America craftsmanship, each piece is wonderfully made and would make a great piece to anyone’s collection.

Nite Note from

Who: Anyone who sleeps. Whether they love sleep or need more of it, anyone can appreciate a gadget or gift that will help them get restful sleep!
What: Everything from sleep masks and ear plugs to clocks that help you rise with the sun. One stop shop, sleep central!
Why: Because everyone deserves a good night sleep.

Mavea Filtration Water Pitcher

Who: Drinking more water is always a good idea, no matter who you are, but think your health conscious friend or family member or your girlfriend who is expecting a baby, pregnant ladies love water 😉 This would also make a great house warming gift.
What: Pitchers that expertly filter water while taking modern, functional design into consideration.
Why: Because water is good for everyone! You don’t want to gift someone just any ‘ol pitcher. With a digital read and a modern design, this won’t be a boring gift even if you think water is boring.

La Fresh Travel Towelettes for Every need.

Who: Anyone. Planning on stuffing some stocking this year? Whether it’s your mother, child, friend or spouse- there is something
What: To-go towelettes for everything from beauty and cleaning to hand sanitizers and bug repellants.
Why: Because not only are La Fresh towelettes convenient but they work! They are also all natural, save water and they are never- under any circumstances- tested on animals.

Beautiful Mineral Eyeshadows (and more) from Opalima.

Who: Anyone who loves makeup and loves their naturals pure and free of nasty chemicals.
What: Beautful eyeshadows, blushes, lip cremes and more all made with only the most natural and pure ingredients.
Why: Because with Opalima, they take out all of the nasty things you don’t want in your makeup without sacrificing any quality. Their cosmetics are pigmented and last all day.

Beauty Deals and Steals from

Who: The Diva, your sister, your roommate, your mother, your best friend and any other women who loves to feel pretty & pampered!
What: Affordable, name brand makeup, skincare and more.
Why: Because let’s face it, women love to get name brand, high end beauty items but you’re not trying to go broke this Christmas! I’m not going to tell her you got the deal of a lifetime, what’s stopping you!?

Core Bamboo kitchen and cooking items.

Who: I can’t think of anything you couldn’t shop Core Bamboo for! Everyone has a kitchen! I think Core Bamboo products would make especially great gifts for people who enjoy cooking and hosting as well as new home owners and college students.
What: Kitchen supplies made entirely of Bamboo!
Why: Core Bamboo products are sure to get people talking! They make quality, unique items that are sure please. If you’re not sure what to get someone, Core Bamboo would be a safe (but unique) gift.

Karen Murrell Natural Lipsicks.

Who: Any Lipstick Lover. Because Karen Murrell offers a variety of bold and neutral colors, it’s easy to find something for a women of any age. We never grow out of loving makeup!
What: All Natural, quality lipsticks.
Why: Did you know that the average women consumes 2 Kilograms of lip products in her lifetime? If you’re the lucky one at the other end of a lipstick covered kiss, you’re eating her lip products too! Karen Murrell’s Lipsticks are all natural and contain none of the chemicals or fillers in traditional lipsticks. One top of that, her colors are bold and long lasting.

A bag or purse from

The special women in your life who loves style! Whether it’s your girlfriend, wife or best friend, it’s hard to go wrong with a purse this beautiful!
What: All sizes of bags from huge Satchels to clutches- all with small price tags!
Why: Because it doesn’t have to cost a million dollars for her to look like a million bucks 😉 BagBlaze is affordable for the average person without having to sacrifice quality. These bags are cute, in style and sure to put a smile on any woman’s face.

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