gift guide

Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide 2022

Curated gift ideas & inspiration to help you check everyone off your list! I’ve searched high and low for the latest & greatest unique gifts that are guaranteed to make anyones holiday special. This list truly has something for everyone – 40+ gifts that extend well past the holiday season. I hope this list inspires you to be thoughtful in gifting and a little less stressed this holiday season!

Photogenics + Co. • Concrete Dome Diffuser & Concrete Candle :: Natural lava rocks housed in a concrete dome with a highly concentrated fragrance is as luxe as it gets. Their concrete candles also smell amazing and truly elevate your space. Coconut oil wax + a custom cannabis inspired scent provide such a tranquil vibe. Home fragrance at its finest. ::

OHOM • Leiph Self-Heating Teapot :: A self-heating teapot that maintains the perfect 140° tea drinking temperature. Plus – the charging pad doubles as a phone charger. Does it get any better than that?! It’s made of fine ceramic and looks so beautiful displayed on your kitchen countertop. This is THE gift for the tea lover in your life. ::

Phaidon • The Silver Spoon Classic Cookbook :: There is no such thing as too many when it comes to books! The Silver Spoon Classic is a fresh take on the original 1950’s cookbook that features 170 best-of-the-best Italian recipes. I love that it contains tried & true recipes passed down from generation to generation in such an approachable, easy to follow way. And for the music lovers in your life – titles such as Hi-Fi The History of High-End Audio and Revolution The History of Turntable Design offer a deep dive into the fascinating, insightful history of audio & vinyl technology. Bonus points as these make beautiful coffee table books. ::

Native Nectar Botanicals • Bath Milk + Salt Soak :: Slipping into a steamy warm tub is the epitome of self-care and the best way to relax & unwind after a long day. The combination of these two make it easy to create a custom bathing ritual. The indulgent bath milk will soften skin while the salt soak soothes muscles. The scents are so calming and will elevate an ordinary bath to a spa-like experience. ::

Living Ratio • The Fall Truffle Collection :: Organic, sugar-free & low carb – chocolate you can indulge in without the guilt. Limited edition pie inspired truffles that include the best flavors of the season: pumpkin pie, pecan pie, apple pie & sea salt dark chocolate. Don’t even ask me to choose a favorite, I love them ALL. ::

Steele Canvas • Weekender Bag :: American made for over a century. This bag was designed to be simple & sturdy. It’s made to order, comes in 3 colors and is the most functional bag to pack for a long weekend getaway this holiday season. ::

Anacua House • Ceramic French Press :: Anacua house offers a curated selection of unique, quality housewares. If I had the budget I’d probably buy one of everything, but for now I’m sharing my favorite find. This matte gray ceramic French press brews the perfect full-bodied cup of coffee and maintains a consistent temperature throughout the brewing process. It’s functional and beautiful and looks so good displayed in your kitchen. I am obsessed! ::

Rose Los Angeles • Delights :: Infused CBD edibles crafted using single-strain whole flower rosin and locally sourced seasonal ingredients. They collaborate with chefs & farmers to create the highest quality product for a unique tasting experience. Each delight contains 10 mg of CBD and is sure to satisfy your sugar craving while helping promote balance. Gift these to someone who needs to chill out or keep them for yourself to help take the edge off. Every flavor offering is SO good. ::

Lovesac • FootSac Charcoal Wombat Phur Blanket :: It’s officially cold weather season and what better way to set the vibe than with the softest, coziest blanket you can find?! It even contains a foot pocket to keep your feet warm – if that’s not the best creation ever, than I don’t know what is! Machine washable, this blanket is ready for years of use and will make you feel like you’re snuggled up on a cloud. The best. ::

Peugeot • Appolia Ceramic Bakeware & Paris Nature Salt + Pepper Mills :: I am slowly upgrading my kitchenware to higher quality options that are made to last. The baker dishes contain a ceramic composition made from natural materials that provide thorough, even cooking that retains heat. Peugeot’s Paris Nature collection is made from recycled discarded wood from France with a stainless steel mechanism that is corrosion resistant AND they’re covered by a lifetime warranty. A functional way to add an organic, chic feel to your kitchen. ::

Mary Allan Skincare • Spa Mud Mask + Infusion of Youth Beautifying Oil :: The Spa Mud is the closest you’ll get to a spa grade facial at home. It contains a powerful combination of activated charcoal, cinnamon bark, beta glucan and willowbark to purify, decongest & balance. This is the crème de la crème of face masks. Follow up with their beautifying facial oil that is infused with potent skin loving ingredients (photo pro-collagen, vitamin C, ceramides, papaya enzymes) that will leave your skin glowing and intensely hydrated. ::

Moon Bath • Bath Collection :: If you can’t already tell, I am a bath fiend and love a good bath collection. Moon Bath offers a solid selection – my current favorites: Milk & Honey Bathing Salts, Full Moon Bath Tea & Every Body Oil. A night in with these will leave you feeling focused, rejuvenated & restored. With the added benefit of nourished skin & a clear mind. ::

Saje • Good Cheer Collection :: Bring the holiday scents of the season into your home with this essential oil collection. Ginger Snap, Peppermint, Deep Forest, Cabin Cozy & Sugar Plum Fairy. Whether you prefer sweet, citrus, mint, or woodsy, this set has something for every mood. ::

Synca Wellness • REI Calf & Lumbar Heated Ottoman Massager :: If you’re looking for the perfect gift for someone whose on their feet all day, look no further – this is it! Shiatsu calf massager, foot rollers, vibration, Gua Sha, compression, reflexology + infrared heat therapy make this one of the most advanced foot & calf massagers on the market. It contains 3 massage programs with 3 strength levels. The top can also be removed and used to massage your back or thighs. A gift that keeps on giving. ::

Goop • “The Martini” Emotional Detox Bath Soak :: My favorite way to wind down after a long day – a soothing, hot bath! It contains Himalayan pink salts to destress & ease muscles, chia seed oil to hydrate skin and wildcrafted frankincense to calm & soothe the mind. It contains enough for three uses and will help make the daily stressors fade away. ::

Javier Studio • Calapa Sculptural Clay Mug :: Handcrafted in central Mexico from locally sourced clay. The unique design handle was inspired by the Río Calapa, a river that runs through central & southern Mexico. I love the natural look & feel and appreciate it’s extra large size. Pair this with a bag of coffee for a no-fail gift that anyone would appreciate! ::

Ethel Studio • Relief Pillow :: Made to soothe, relax & restore. Created using pre-consumer waste fabric scraps + organic rice, this can be heated to add warmth or frozen for a cooling effect. It’s conveniently sized to use on any part of your body – knees, stomach, neck, etc. I reach for this nightly as part of my evening ritual to help relax and soothe achy muscles. ::

Indwell • The Indwell Guide :: The one and only self help book you will ever need. Co-written by a psychotherapist this visual guide helps you understand your mind, emotions and be more overall self-aware while exploring a mindful, meaningful life. It contains journal prompts and action plans to help you stay the course and reach your goals. ::

Sperry • Reina Junior Trapper Slippers & Moc-Sider Suede Booties :: Working from home, I practically live in slippers so I wanted to find a high quality pair that are comfortable for all day wear – the Reina Slippers fit the bill. They feature genuine soft suede with a plush faux fur lining and I’ve worn them everyday since I’ve had them. The Moc-Sider booties are the definition of cushy casual. With a micro fleece padded lining and suede upper these will keep your feet warm all winter long. ::

Among the Flowers • Bath + Skincare Collection :: Handcrafted & fully women ran – the quality is evident in the entire Among the Flowers collection. A small business that was built on intentional & sustainable living that was started in a kitchen and has evolved into serving customers worldwide. I love every product of theirs that I’ve tried, my favorite is the Dawn Aloe Lotion. An aloe Vera extract based lotion infused with lemon, orange, bergamot & vanilla essential oils. I am very picky when it comes to lotions and this one is top-notch. ::

River Organics • Hemp Champagne Rosé :: Non-alcoholic, CBD & full spectrum hemp extract infused. Made in small batches using organic ingredients, this has a slightly sweet & fruity taste. Exhausted moms, rejoice! You can savor a glass while enjoying the many benefits of CBD without the dreaded hangover. ::

Reisfields NYC • Cement Candle :: Each candle is made to order, crafted & hand-poured in very small batches. The unique cement vessel is made from recycled cement dust, natural earth pigments, and they use natural soy wax & chemical-free fragrance oils. It offers 90+ hours of burn time and smells as luxurious as it looks. No. 2 candle features an intoxicating scent of soft rose geranium, spicy black peppercorns and woody gaiac. ::

Withings • Body+ Smart Scale :: With full-body composition analysis, this scale monitors weight, body fat & water percentage as well as muscle and bone mass. It offers data synchronization to their HealthMate app to help you stay on track and view your progress. It’s especially well-suited for athletes and health-conscious users to provide an overall view of key health factors. ::

Synca Wellness • CirC Compact Massage Chair :: The Rolls Royce of home massage products. This chair focuses on relaxing your core muscles by offering massage techniques and programs that massage your entire body from your shoulders to your upper thighs. The calming combination of chromotherapy, air cell technology for a precise gentle massage and heat therapy make this the best option for tired, achy muscles. It is absolutely amazing and an investment well worth it! ::

Muzen • OTR Walnutwood FM Radio Bluetooth Speaker :: Give the gift of music, to be enjoyed wherever they go. This portable speaker is tiny but mighty and offers a unique vintage design with great quality sound. It supports a frequency range of FM 87-108 MHZ and offers 10 hours of playtime on a single charge. ::

Supermarket Italy • Big Pasta Lover’s Gift Basket :: Because, what’s not to love about a huge basket of pasta?! It includes 10 authentic Italian pastas such as orecchiette, cavatappi, spaghetti, rigatoni, etc. The perfect gift for the home-cook of pantry staples that come already wrapped and ready to gift! ::

Skin • 4 Piece Travel Set :: This super comfy set comes with a nightie, tank, joggers & a robe, all neatly packed in a travel-sized pouch. If you’re looking for the perfect gift for someone who works from home, this is it! It’s so comfortable to lounge around in, all day and all night. I live in this set. ::

Elemis • Pro-Collagen Cleansing Classics :: One of my favorite cleansers ever & favorite Elemis product of all-time. This limited edition set contains three of their award winning cleansing balms that melt into an oil like consistency to thoroughly remove makeup & daily pollutants. Your skin will feel intensely nourished and hydrated. This truly is a skincare game-changer. ::

Mōshn • Rise Booties :: The most comfortable shoe for people on the move. Dynamic Motion Technology helps provide stability in the heel and enhanced toe spring to move you forward. The material is stain and water resistant and they include added cushion for all-day support. ::

Acon • FIT 44” Rebounder Fitness Trampoline :: Those who are looking to raise their heart rate without partaking in high impact workouts should look no further than a trampoline. This is proof that exercise can be fun! Acon is leading the market in trampoline design & quality with over two decades of experience. They offer several options in various shapes and sizes and are definitely a one-stop-shop for all things trampoline fitness related. The 44” size is small enough to store in tight spaces but big enough to offer freedom of motion and a safe landing. This will amp up even the most basic of exercises and take your sweat session to the next level. ::

Vejo • Blending System :: A personal blending system taken up a notch. Their powder blends are made of 100% freeze-dried organic fruits and vegetables to create on-the-go nutrient dense smoothies. No prep-work required and it takes less than 30 seconds to blend. You haven’t known convenience until you’ve tried Vejo. ::

Paka Apparel • Breathe Women’s Hoodie :: Founded in Peru, Paka has made it their mission to create natural clothing made from alpaca fibers and other materials that are healthier for people and the planet. This hoodie is lightweight, moisture wicking, thermoregulating and micro-plastic free. ::

MEATER • Meater Plus :: The perfect addition to help you level up your grilling game. With a wireless connectivity range of 165 feet and a guided cooking app this smart thermometer will give you live readings of your food while it cooks ensuring it will come out perfectly cooked every time. It’s safe for the grill, smoker or oven. ::

Nicole Caroline • Facial Ice Sphere Kit :: The most invigorating way to calm and cool skin, reduce inflammation and facial puffiness while giving yourself an ice cold facial. Six treatments in total that include Nicole’s proprietary blend of skin loving ingredients: peptides, collagen, rose hip, vitamin C + vitamin K. The result? Glowing skin that feels radiant & renewed. ::

Rebalance • Women’s Stress Management System :: Designed to work with your circadian rhythm to bring your hormones into balance & help you feel your best. A three step system – ‘energize’ to give you the energy needed to start the day, ‘relax’ to lower your cortisol & help take the edge off and lastly, ‘dream catcher’ to ease you into a deep, restful nights sleep. Ideal for anyone looking to get their health in check and in need of a reset. ::

Leaves of Leisure • Bath Time & Road Trip Teas :: No beverage is more ubiquitous & ritualistic than tea. It’s the go-to drink for those looking to unwind after a long day. Bath Time is a blend of green tea, lemongrass, tangerine, rosemary & sage leaves and will help relax the mind. Road Trip contains ginger, turmeric, carrot, beet & pineapple pieces and calendula petals. It’s fruity, sweet and will rejuvenate the soul. ::

Jones Road Beauty • The Best Eyeshadows :: Minimalist beauty designed for the everyday. Fifteen neutral shades in matte & shimmer finishes. Blendable, buildable and best of all… clean! Made without any potentially harmful ingredients, these are worth the rage. Shades pictured: (L to R) Smokey Grey, So Pretty, Cream & Dark Brown. ::

Nuzzie • Knit Weighted Blanket :: Sustainably made from over 500 plastic water bottles, this is the one and only weighted blanket you’ll ever need. It’s machine washable, doesn’t contain any fillers or beads and offers a breathable woven design ideal for even the hottest of sleepers. It’s soft pressure can help put your nervous system into rest mode and give you the feeling of being wrapped in a hug. ::

Bertello • Outdoor Pizza Oven :: It can be powered with wood, charcoal, pellets and/or gas and reliably turns out delicious pizza every single time. With an internal temperature that reaches over 930° you can be sure that your pizza will come out crispy, piping hot & way better than anything you’ve ever made in a traditional oven. The Everything Bundle comes with literally every tool you’ll need: the oven itself, gas burner, wood burning tray, pizza tray, wood/charcoal/pellet tray, pizza stone, infrared thermometer & a weatherproof cover. Homemade pizza has never been so good. ::

Sardel • Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil :: Produced in Puglia, Italy of 100% organic extra virgin olive oil made from centuries-old olive trees. It offers a balance of spice, fruitiness and a slight bitterness that will enhance the flavor of any dish it’s paired with. This is a great gift idea for someone who loves to cook. ::

CoolCura :: Feng Fu Therapy designed to help naturally soothe your mood, mind & body in less than 20 minutes. Results are similar to noninvasive acupuncture, this device uses ice therapy and a reusable frozen stainless steel ice pod to relieve pain and reduce stress. By simply placing ice on the Feng Fu point (one of our bodies key pressure points) your body will release endorphins and instantly feel relaxed and refreshed. ::

Quince • European Linen Duvet Cover :: Ethically woven from 100% European Flax. Linen bedding is breathable, naturally insulating, hypoallergenic and gets softer over time. This duvet cover offers a casual and comfortable sleeping experience, comes in 16 colorways and a will truly give your bedroom a lived-in, laid back feel. Linen bedding will help you achieve the best nights sleep & the soft year-round material reigns supreme. It’s luxurious & timeless. ::

Ridge Merino • Women’s Natural Pullover Hoodie :: A small, family-owned business created this company to make pro-level merino wool accessible to everyone and use all-natural, biodegradable fabric wherever possible. The combination of merino wool & tencel give this hoodie a super soft feel, antibacterial properties and natural temperature regulation. I wear this with leggings & boots for a comfy, casual look. ::

Weston Store • Heated Fleece Jacket :: The best clothing option for someone who spends a lot of time outside during the winter months. It offers 10 hours of consistent heat with a rechargeable battery. Machine washable & an ultra soft fleece material. This is a winter must-have for anytime you step foot outside on a freezing cold day! ::

Disclaimer ::: As always, my reviews are not paid and are based on my own opinion, personal use and results.


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