Stocking Stuffer Gift Ideas!
Add in a bit of fun and romance to your sweetie’s stocking with a set of Kisstixx lip balm! Kisstixx are sold as a set of two lip balms with flavors that are designed to go perfectly together to add fun to kissing by combining your individual lip balm flavors when you kiss. With this fun gift, there won’t be anything left to stop you from smooching on Christmas day! Kisstixx is offering up a Holiday Bundle where you can get 3 sets of Kisstixx (6 total lip balms) for just $9.99 plus shipping. The set includes Fire & Ice, Strawberry Daiquiri & Pina Colada, Peaches & Cream. Individual sets of Kisstixx lip balm retail for $5.99 each.
Mike and Ike candies have a fun holiday flavor available – Mike and Ike Merry Mix! This fun assortment comes with two original favorite flavors, Cherry and Lime, and adds in a fun festive flavor Holiday Punch! Mike and Ike Merry Mix is available in a 14 oz bag perfect for holiday get together and parties. You can also still find the 5 oz Theater Boxes that are perfect for stuffing into the stockings. Slip Hot Tamales into the stockings of those that enjoy a bit of spice or for anyone who has been more “naughty” than “nice”.
If you are looking for a fun, portable game that would be a perfect stocking stuffer be sure to check out the Looney Pyramids games! Pink Hijinks ($12.00) is an elegantly simple yet surprisingly deep strategy game for 2 players. The special die determines which piece(s) you get to move each turn. Can you be the first to fill your row with 3 of the same-sized pyramids? Treehouse ($16.00) is an award-winning, fun, easy-to-learn game for two to four players. Your goal is to rearrange your pyramids to match the set in the center of the table, using only the moves you roll on the custom die. But that’s not all, you get double the value – the bag includes a bonus game, Pharaoh, with a special gameboard and die! My son and I love all of the Looney Labs games! The Looney Pyramid games are great because we can take them with us when we go places and they only take a few minutes to learn! Both of these exciting, strategic games can be purchased on the Looney Labs website.
What’s more fun for a child to receive then something personalized with their name on it? I See Me has a variety of personalized items available including books, coloring books, puzzles and placemats. Their bright and colorful placemats are 12″ x 17″ and made from a high quality and durable plastic that is easy to wipe clean. They are made in the USA and are food safe and BPA free. You can even find great holiday designed placemats that are perfect for bring the fun of the holidays right to the table! You can order personalized products directly on I See Me’s website. For Christmas delivery, be sure to order by December 10th to allow time for personalization and shipping. The Personalized Placemats are $11.95 each or you can save up to 33% off each when you purchase several.
Practical gifts that keep on giving and encourage personal care are a great addition to Stockings! ARM & HAMMER has some items perfect for stuffing into the socks this year. For adults, a Spinbrush ProClean battery-powered toothbrush can help remove up to 70% more plaque. Teens will love the ARM & HAMMER Tooth Tunes toothbrushes that play fun songs like “We Will Rock You” or “I Gotta Feeling” playing for two minutes – the recommended length of brushing! Or, work towards a whiter and brighter smile in 2013 with ARM & HAMMER Whitening Booster which is clinically proven to whiten teeth in just one week. It’s simple to use by just adding over your toothpaste and brushing like normal. Look for ARM & HAMMER products at your favorite local retailers.
Add some flair to your hair with great new accessories available from scünci. Their new Ponytailer Bracelets give you a hair tie that doubles as a bracelet! No more boring hair bands around your wrist. Let these adorable bracelets and hair ties in one add some style to your wrist or your ponytail! Knotted Ponytailers add some fun to your traditional hair ties as well. Coming in 2013, scünci Hair Chalk will let you add a temporary hair color in fun and trendy colors. You can dress up your daughters stockings this year by adding clips and hair ties to dress up the stocking, both inside and out. scünci Ponytailer Bracelets are available at Walmart and CVS and retail for $3.99. scünci Knotted Ponytailers can be found at CVS for $4.99. You can find more information on new and upcoming scünci products through the scünci Facebook Fan Page.
safeHands is the world’s first line of soothing and effective alcohol free hand sanitizers developed for multiple daily use. It’s hydrating foam-based handsanitizer kills more than 99.99% of germs on contact, while still leaving hands silky smooth. safeHands has a product for everyone, everywhere! Their line of products are weapons against all germs, but safe to the touch. My kids and I loved this hand sanitizer! I keep a bottle in my purse and use it all the time! The foam is nice because it dries really fast and doesn’t leave a residue. I also like how my kids are able to eat finger foods without tasting alcohol and can rub their eyes without it stinging! The safeHands products smell better than most hand sanitizer and are just as effective! Great product for the whole family!
Who doesn’t love The Muppets? These cute new bandages from BAND-AID feature your favorite characters from The Muppets movie in their usual wacky and wild poses. Or, check for fashion BAND-AID designs by Cynthia Rowley perfect for teenagers and adults! My boys enjoy the fun designs of The Muppet BAND-AIDs that make their owies that much more bearable! Look for BAND-AID products on Amazon or at your favorite mass retailer! They start at just $2.99!
Keep your lips healthy through the harsh winter months with advanced lip care products by NEOSPORIN. Their Daily Hydration Therapy includes SPF 20 and locks in the moisture perfect for daytime use. Then, heal sore lips while you sleep with NEOSPORIN LIP HEALTH Overnight Renewal Therapy for softer, healthier lips! These products both worked great for me to keep my lips soft and hydrated even in a dry desert climate. Each of these products are available at your local mass retailer and retail for about $4.99 each.
Even when allergies are a problem, you can still share some yummy treats. Lucy’s Cookies are gluten free, vegan, and contain no peanuts or tree nuts. They also have 0g Trans Fat, 0mg Cholestrol, are Non-GMO, and are all natural! Now, there’s a treat you can share with those who may normally have to avoid treats! Lucy’s Cookies are available in 7 traditional flavors and two fun seasonal flavors as well: Chocolate Merry Mint and Holiday Sugars. You can find Lucy’s Cookies at your local Whole Foods, Safeway, Fresh Market and more local stores! For more information, visit www.drlucys.com.
Having extra pens on hand is always a good idea and what better way then throwing a few with fun colors or styles into the stockings this year! Pilot Pen offers a variety of pen styles from ballpoint to gel and even high-quality styled pens complete with a gift box perfect for the professional. Try out their G2 style gel pinks that last two times longer than other gel ink pens or their B2P pen that is an Eco-conscious design made from recycled plastic bottles! Pilot Pens are available at your favorite big box retailers including Walmart, Target, Staples, and more! B2P pens start at $5.49 for a 3 pack and G2 pens retail for $3.71 for a 3 pack. For more information on styles and designs, visit www.pilotpen.us/.
Beecology Buzz Balm is a natural chapped lips remedy for soft, smooth, healthy lips. It is a moisturizing, healing beeswax lip balm. It is peppermint scented. My husband, who is addicted to lip balm and must have one with him at all times, highly approves of this lip balm. It is soothing and smoothing and relieves any chapping. Beecology Buzz Balm retails for $2.99.
Slip in a thoughtful snack into your children’s stockings to help keep up their energy while all the present opening begins. Stretch Island Fruit Co. makes an all-natural fruit strip that is made using real fruit puree. Each fruit strip is less than 50 calories and equals a half serving of real fruit! You’ll find no artificial flavors, colors, additives, preservatives or sweeteners. These yummy fruit strips are available in seven flavors including Orchard Cherry, Abundant Apricot, and Harvest Grape. You will be able to find Stretch Island Fruit Co fruit strips at select local grocery stores, at Sprouts Farmers Market and online at Amazon.
Fun Holiday Themed Products!
Looking for a way to be Eco-friendly with less waste this Holiday season? Gratitude Gift Bags are a reusable fabric gift bag that can wrap your gifts over and over again! They are priced similarly to a roll of wrapping paper or paper gift bag, yet they can be stored and used over and over again! Plus, wrapping a gift with a Gratitude Gift Bag is simple and requires no tape, scissors, ribbons, box, or tissue! Use these clever bags for Christmas, Hannukah, Birthdays, Anniversaries, Baby Showers, Weddings, and more! With tons of prints and designs to choose from there is something for every occasion. You can find Gratitude Gift Bags available in six different sizes from gift card holders on up to large sized bags. When the presents have all been opened, just store all the bags inside the larges one and then stash them away for the next occasion. These great fabric gift bags are made in the USA! You can save 15% on Gratitude Gift Bags with the promotional code: BLOG15
The Original Christmas Classics Gift Set is now available on Blu-ray! The cute and family-friendly box set contains four of the most beloved holiday TV specials of all time, including the Rankin/Bass classics “Frosty the Snowman,” “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer,” “Santa Claus is Comin’ to Town” and “Frosty Returns.” Watching these iconic TV specials are part of the American holiday tradition, just like baking cookies or trimming the Christmas tree! The holiday season just wouldn’t be the same without them. Every year my kids look forward to getting out our Christmas movies, and the Christmas Classics are always the first ones they watch! Just like when I was a kid! The Original Christmas Classics collection will be available wherever Blu-rays ($44.95 SRP) are sold.
Are you looking for a fun Holiday tradition to start with your family? Christmas Web can be the start of a great new family tradition! With the Christmas Web set you can first share the story with your children that tells how the elves watch over kids all year and learn of their desired special gifts. Then, on Christmas morning, your children would awake to find a web of yarn throughout the home that leads them to find their own special gift for that year. The Christmas Web gift set includes a storybook and three magic wands to get you started. Each wand has 70 yards of yarn that can be wound around door knobs, chairs, window latches, etc to create your own web in your home. You can find Christmas Web on their website, www.ChristmasWeb.com. The gift set retails for $39.99 and additional wands are also available.
A new special edition book as part of the Junior’s Adventures book series by Dave Ramsey is available now just in time for Christmas. The book, The Best Christmas Ever, teaches children contentment and that giving at Christmas is better than receiving. In addition to the book, you will also receive a complimentary audio book copy. As well, the book includes bonus pages with family craft ideas and activities and some fun recipes, too. The Best Christmas Ever is available at www.daveramsey.com and retails for $19.99.
Get your kids involved this holiday season with a fun craft kit by Kiwi Crate! They have three fun holiday themed kits to choose from including Crafty Christmas, Gifts Made by Me, and Handmade Hanukkah sets. I’m looking forward to sharing the Crafty Christmas kit with my four year old that includes everything you need to make a gingerbread house (minus the crumbs!) and three ornaments! The holiday Kiwi Crates retail for $19.95 each or you can start a 3-month subscription to Kiwi Crate with your choice of holiday crate for your first month’s shipment for $59 with free shipping.
Sterling Children’s Books have several great books perfect to share with your children this holiday season! Look for these books at your favorite retailer.
- The Great Christmas Crisis ($14.95) is a fun rhyming book where Santa goes undercover to peek inside the elves’ workshop.
- A Pirate’s Twelve Days of Christmas ($14.95) gives a pirate’s twist to the original The Twelve Days of Christmas told with rhythm and fun!
- Stable in Bethlehem ($6.95) is a board book that counts down the days to Christmas while showcasing the stable animals and characters surrounding the birth of Christ.
- Christmas Magic ($14.95) lets your children participate in the fun with a picture changing story of Christmas. Pull the tab to see the picture on each page change.
Looking for more Gift Ideas? Visit one of my other Gift Ideas for 2012 Categories!
Disclosure: Product samples were received by members of A Mom’s Take review team for inclusion in this gift guide. No other compensation was received. The opinions expressed above are my own and any claims should be verified on the sponsor’s site.