Tuesday, December 9, 2014

2014 Gift and Stocking Stuffer Guide...(Ladies and Kids)

Just a few gift ideas and stocking stuffers for the loved ones...


The Goldfinch
Barnes & Noble - The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt
This Pulitzer Prize winner was LONG, but one of my favorites. Intriguing plot, fascinating characters, beautiful writing, and intense-but-relevant themes.  

Ashley Pittman Horn and Gemstone Bangles...
(definitely a splurge, but isn't all one-of-a-kind art?)

Ashley Pittman Horn Bangles, Rings, Pendants

By FAR My Favorite Winter Boots Aquatalia by Marvin K. Open Leather Boot
Pink Mint Mentha Lip Tint - C.O. Bigelow - Bath & Body Works

Leopard faux fur coat
Mango Faux Fur Coat
(I am rather picky about animal prints...
they can be good-looking or really bad, but I love this one!)

Cable Hat
Talbots Cable Knit Hat
Lately, this typically-for-your-grandmother source
has been putting out some really cute designs, like this fun pom pom hat 

Buffalo-Check Double-Breasted Coat
Talbots Buffalo-Check Double-Breasted Coat
The Buffalo Check is everywhere this fall...Love the cozy vibe!
Bow-Topped Polka-Dot Jacquard Clutch
Talbots Bow-Topped Polka-Dot Jacquard Clutch

Faux Shearling-Trimmed Buckle-Pocket Shoulder Bag
Talbots Faux Shearling-Trimmed Leather Bag

M Z Wallace Ruby Bedford Jane Tote
(This is my favorite handbag line...
Lightweight, durable, comfortable to carry, and cute to boot)

Letterpress Cute Girly Calligraphy Style Personalized Stationery, Set of 50 or more, note cards, thank you, bridesmaid gift, pink, fun
Etsy - Letterpress Stationery

MacKenzie-Childs Courtly Check Serving Utensils (Horchow)

Keep Collective
Adorable personalized jewelry
You can choose monogram, representative charms, birthstones, etc.
(Stella and Dot spin-off)

Orla Kiely for Target Yoga
Orla Kiely for Target
(water bottles, yoga mats, luggage, etc.)
Photo from Hi and Hello Blog...

C.O. Bigelow Lip Gloss
My absolute FAV lip gloss!
Williams-Sonoma Pesto Dipping Oil, Set of 2
Williams Sonoma Pesto Dipping Oil
Our go-to dinner in a pinch:
Spaghetti w a little WS pesto olive oil, garlic salt, lemon pepper,
and parmesan...optional red pepper flakes for heat 

Photo Credit: iherb.com
Favorite calming nighttime tea...

Personal Creations - Monogrammed Rag Doll

Thirty-One Gifts Summer Spirit Collection. Organizing Utility Tote in Spirit Orange & Picnic Thermal Tote in Spirit Navy.
Thirty-One Picnic Thermal Tote

(We received this as a gift a couple years ago,
and we have used it a THOUSAND times!)

Pencil or (other) case from Michael's Craft Store
(cute for adults or kids!)

LEGO Minecraft
(Need I say more?)
Matchbox Assorted 9-Car Gift Pack
This classic toy is a perennial BOY favorite in our house!

HESS Collectible Toy Trucks - They release a new model each year.
My sister has given my boys these trucks every Christmas since their birth.
By FAR, these have been among their favorite toys, year after year.

Pictionary Board Game

Pictionary Board Game (Target)
Who doesn't love this classic game? Super fun for kids...

Land of Nod Multiplication Table
(for the nerds (or ombre-lovers) among us)

Land of Nod - The Greater Pyramid Blocks
(a bit pricey, but what kid wouldn't love to play with these!?)

Chinese Checkers
Land of Nod Chinese Checkers
(my kiddos LOVE this old school game)

Don't Let Blocks Drop Game
Land of Nod - Don't Let Blocks Drop Game

Mr. Willowby's Christmas Tree
Amazon - Mr. Willowby's Christmas Tree
Thanks to my sister-in-law, Barbara,
this is one of our FAVORITE Christmas books
(story and illustrations are both adorable!)

What are your favorite gifts to give (or receive!?)

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