While we love buying the big gifts, there is also something special that comes in small packages. From gifts for the kids to your hubby, we've rounded up your favorites for your stockings.
For the stylish mom:
Are you constantly throwing things like beauty products, toys and necessities for baby, and more into your purse? Get organized by compiling your favorite products and accessories in a stylish pouch (that fits perfectly in any diaper bag or purse) with Baby Bella Maya's GoGo Pouch. The pouch comes in a variety of prints and colors that are washable and reusable, BPA-free and multi-purpose.
The stylish mama will also love some selection from Avon with some of our favorites being the Birthstone ColorExpansion Bracelet, Sterling Silver Inspirational Pendant with Diamond Accent on Silvertone Chain, and the comfy Memory Foam Zebra-Print Slipper.
Stylish moms will also love the selection of cute accessories from Petunia Pickle Bottom. Some of our favorites are the Park Avenue Pockebook, the chic Socialite Phone Case and the gorgeous Stowaway Sleeve.
For the kids:
New books are always a fun item in their stocking and this holiday season we suggest The Tiny Mouse (Lemniscaat, September 14th, 2013) is the first childrens book written by Janis Ian, and is accompanied by a CD of the charming and witty title song, performed by the Grammy Award winning singer, songwriter and author. We also love Paper Pups, a fun book filled with 20 colorful and easy-to-make puppies. Kids of all ages will love playing with this pre-cut, scored, and perforated book that doesn't require any glue, tape, or tools. Simply punch one out, fold it up, and youve got your own adorable 3-D pooch to love and enjoy.
Kids ages 8-18 will love ROBLOX, an online entertainment platform where players create their own elaborate and virtual worlds.
Brush up your stocking stuffing skills with the new FireFly Ready Go Brush. This sparkly toothbrush is modeled after a classic traffic light and flashes green for go, yellow for halfway there and red for finished to make sure kids brush thoroughly. It comes in favorite characters like Spiderman, Angry Birds or original FireFly versions, and rings in at just $3.99.
For the fitness fan:
Fans of skiing will love a stocking filled with Lorpens new T3 ski socks. This blend of high performance Primaloft, Merino wool and Nylon will keep your friends and family nice and warm while enjoying a day on the slopes. The Spider net design hugs the foot and keeps the sock in place to reduce slippage and wrinkles, and the mesh instep provides optimal breathability and moisture wicking to reduce blisters. They also come in beautiful colors that are stylish and comfortable for both men and women.
Fitness fans will also love the selection from Gaiam with some of our favorites being the Marrakesh Stainless Steel Water Bottle, Grippy Yoga Gloves Set (2 pair), the Toeless Yoga Socks and the fun Yoga Clutch
We love FitBit, a stylish wrist device for those looking to zone in on their daily fitness activities. It tracks steps taken, distance and calories burned. It tracks sleep cycles and wakes its wearer at the optimum timemaking waking up for work or early-morning workouts a little less harsh. This will be one of the hottest items this year.
JAX in-ear headphones are super lightweight and comfortable. They're great for people who are always on the move, on the phone or listening to music while in transit. These are a favorite of most of our Saviors of Sound, as well as everyone at SOL REPUBLIC HQ.
Another headphone favorite is CANZ. Smaller than a soda can, 808 CANZ provide big sound in a little package, with the punchiest sound around via a Bluetooth wireless or a line-in connection. 808 CANZ provide studio quality sound and intense bass from a tiny, rechargeable, can-shaped speaker. The wireless speaker supports Bluetooth v.21 and also includes a 3.5 audio line input for versatile listening options. With a range of 30 feet and a battery life of 5-6 hours (at a normal volume), CANZ are a convenient option to listen to music anywhere without sacrificing sound quality.
Great for kids and adults, we love the iconic brand TOPPS and their fun collection Baseball and Football Foil Packs to place in their stockings. They also offer the cool TOPPS Baseball Complete Set that is filled with 660 cards plus an exclusive 5 card rookie pack, baseball lovers will have the ultimate collection of all the players in Major League Baseball. The TOPPS Baseball Complete Set is available at Wal-Mart, Target and on Topps.com for a retail price of approximately $60.
Skype Gift Cards: The perfect stocking stuffers, Skype Gift Cards can be used to make low-cost calls to cell phones and landlines, send and receive text messages and use Skype WiFi from over 2 million hotspots around the world. For as little as $10, get more than 400 minutes of calling and stay in touch with friends and family every day, no matter how far apart you are. Its the gift of communication!
For the beauty maven:
The beauty lover will adore some selections from the Kardashian Beauty line. Available at ULTA, CVS, Duane Reade, and Rickys NYC, some of our favorites are the Kardashian Beauty Lip Plumper Shimmering Lip Gloss, the Kardashian Beauty LionEyezer, the Kardashian Beauty Touch Tone and the fun Kardashian Beauty A Week of Kisses Lip Gloss Set.
Natural beauty fans wil love the derma e® Holiday Prep Set. This set includes full-sizes of derma es Hydrating Cleanser, Hydrating Mask with Hyaluronic Acid, Microdermabrasion Scrub, Soothing Moisturizing Crème with Pycnogenol®, andSoothing Eye Gel with Pycnogenol®..
We also love the AHAVA Bright & Merry Ornaments. Each set pairs Mineral Hand Cream with another hero product: Dermud Intensive Hand Cream, Essential Day Moisturizer or Mineral Body Lotion.
We also loveThe Original Fab Four, a systemdesigned to usher dry, puffy strands into soft, glossy territory, this is the treatment set that put Philip on the map. This kit includes 2 fl oz Rejuvenating Oil, 7.4 fl oz Peppermint & Avocado Volumizing & Clarifying Shampoo, 6 fl oz Light-Weight Deep Conditioning Crème Rinse (Paraben Free Formula), and a ph Restorative Detangling Toning Mist.
Jet setters and beauty mavens who lacked an easy way to take their favorite scent on the go will now be able to leave bulky fragrance bottles at home thanks to Travalo. Travalo is a refillable perfume and cologne atomizer, and the perfect travel companion. With its patent-pending spill-free Genie-S pump system, Travalo allows you to take your favorite scent where you go in your carry-on, purse, gym bag or in your desk drawer.
For the foodie:
The foodie in your life will love the seasonal Gingerbread Love Crunch. As part of the companys Bite4Bite initiative, Natures Path will donate the equivalent to every bag sold in cash and organic food to a food bank, promising to help brighten the holidays of those in need. Like all Natures Path products, Gingerbread Love Crunch is 100% USDA certified organic and Non-GMO Project Verified, which means it doesnt contain artificial preservatives, additives, genetically modified organisms (GMOs) or synthetic pesticides. Additionally, Gingerbread Love Crunch is a Fair Trade Certified product, which directly helps improve the lives of farmers and their families in developing countries.
We also love Davidson's Organic Tea to put in your foodies stocking. Some of our favorites are the Chai Tea 4 Pack Gift and the Classic Tea 4 Pack Gift. Be sure to complete the stocking with the Rodale's Porcelain Contrast Tea Cup and Saucer, a gorgeous set that is handthrown and handglazed with a non-toxic glaze.
For the Tween/Teen:
Tweens will love EyeDoll Chatter Minis, a fun way to play with mineral makeup. This includes a line that is scented and shimmery for teens and tweens to build their own colorful eyeshadows, blushes, and lip glosses. They can also share their creations via text, Facebook, or Twitter by using the EyeDoll Chatter iPhone app.
Tweens and teens will also love the One Direction 2014 Pocket Planner from www.Calendars.com where they can stay organized as they look at their favorite band. This softbound, two-year (2014 2015) planner features a monthly calendar grid that fits perfectly in a pocket or purse. Notable features of this planner include a striking wraparound cover image, planning pages for 2015, and several additional pages for notes.
We also love the sweet necklaces from TinyHands and their line of scented jewelry. Some of our favorites are the Scented Pretzel Necklace, Scented Chocolate Vanilla Necklace and the cute Scented Charming Candies bracelet.
Another fun office item that teens will love is the new Pop-Up Note Dispensers and Note Holders from Post-It. One of this seasons highlights is the chic Ruby Dispenser Pop-up Note Dispenser. This desk accessory is a great holiday gift idea for anyone on that has a passion for the finer things in life. Also new this season is the Post-it Note Holder + Picture Frame, which adds a personal touch to the workspace or home office.
For the baby:
Even baby can get something special in their stocking with Shoogies NYC, a hassle-free way for on-the-go caretakers to provide nutritious food their little ones need to grow, without skipping a beat in their busy schedules. We love how Shoogies is delivered to your doorstep so while you plan, shop and cook for your own holiday party or while you get ready to attend one.
We also love Highlights and their fun collection of toys and books for baby including the Hello books and Shake, Rattle and Teethe.
Another sweet stocking stuffer for babies is items from Burt's Bees Baby where you will find cute bodysuits, toys and blankets. We love the Bee a Star PJ set and cute Bee Teether for the littlest member of your family.
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