Holiday Guide 2021
Baby Pointelle Wrap 3 Piece Set
A timeless, vintage-style knit set for your baby. This beautiful white three-piece set features a classic pointelle design for an heirloom style —great as a take-me-home outfit, gift set, or for special occasions. Convenient for quick changes—separate top and pants, and opens down the side. Footies will keep the baby’s tiny toes nice and cozy. Includes a matching knit bonnet to finish off that adorable, timeless look. Comes in sizes 0–9 mos. $90/set, $75/ matching blanket sold separately. feltmanbrothers.com.
Organic Bamboo Viscose 2 Way Zipper Romper
Silky soft and carefully crafted this two-way zipper romper includes a double zipper,
fold-over mittens, and convertible fold-over foot cuffs for versatility and easy diaper changes! Choose from seven colors. Sizes birth–6 yrs. $40. tenthandpine.com.
This small wonder can stand up or clip it onto a stroller. Enjoy seven soothing sounds, including a heartbeat, two different fans, two white noise variations, and two variations of ocean waves. Charge it with the USB cable for up to 40 hours of use. $25. soundofsleep.com.
BIBS Tie-Dye Pacifier
Made of non-toxic natural rubber latex. It is recommended by midwives to support natural breastfeeding. The shield is made of 100% food-safe materia free from BPA, PVC, and phthalates. Designed and manufactured in Denmark/EU. Choose from several colors. Ages 0–18 mos. $17. maighans.com.
Joolz Aer Stroller
Weighing in at just 13.4 pounds, this sleek travel stroller has a one-handed quick fold, patent-pending comfort seat. A comfortable elastic carry strap makes it easy to sling over your shoulder and go. Perfect for boarding planes and trunks. Enjoy a five-point safety harness, an extended seatback, and an adjustable recline. Ages 6 mos.–50 lbs. $429. joolz.com.
Bentley 6 in 1 Stroller
This luxury trike is truly a reflection of the company’s lux cars. Air-filled rubber tires sit on Bentley Continental GT replica wheels. Chrome Bentley emblems bring a touch of class to the solid iron frame that features high quality gloss paint leatherette wrapped touch pints complete the luxury look and feel.The swivel/reclining seat, multiple foot rest positions, along with the detachable backrest and parent push handle make this long-lasting use possible. It also comes in eight different colors. Ages 6 mos.–5 yrs. $499. poshbabyandkids.com.
McLaren McS01 Scooter
Perfect for 3–6-year-olds (max weight 110 lbs.), this exceptional three-wheeled scooter is designed to help kids learn how to ride scooters and features exclusive McLaren badges and styling. $149. poshbabyandkids.com.
Mobo Mity Sport
Designed for three-wheel fun for 3–5-year-olds, its innovative rear-wheel steering system and ergonomic design make cruising and the controls fun. Sports a comfortable seat, chainless chassis, comfortable air tires, and a sturdy, adjustable frame that grows with your child. $130. mobocruiser.com.
Wild Republic Jumbo Wolf
Realistic fur makes this playful plush wolf one of the more life-like stuffed animals, and its soft cuddly filling keeps this giant plush toy ultra huggable. It’s a large 30 inches and is surface washable. Toddlers to teens are sure to love this adorable keepsake. $43+. wildrepublic.com.
Paint By Pom Pom UniPom Pal
Comes with one Unipom cardstock image with an attached standing frame. Pull back the plastic protective cover to reveal an adhesive image. Apply the numbered pom pom colors to the corresponding pom pom number on the card image to complete your art piece. Kits offer other cute animals choices like dino, puppy, and kitty. Ages 5 yrs. +.$20. paintbypompom.com.
Magformers Cube House Frog Set
This 20-piece set includes a child in a frog onesie, that can change to a seal hat. Make a variety of mini houses using the magnetic window square, four standard squares, two triangles, a sector, and two arches. Enjoy three-floor inserts, two windows, a chair, a picture, and a slide. All magnet parts connect from every side. Ages 3 yrs. +. $25. Magformers.com.
Story Time Chess
The ONLY game in the world that can teach chess to children as young as three years old. It utilizes a cast of adorable characters through a series of fun and interactive stories in order to progressively teach children how to play chess. The stories focus on why chess pieces move in their own unique ways and are supported by activities that cement chess knowledge in your child’s mind. Ages 3 yrs. +. $50. storytimechess.com.
H3 Hybrid Gaming Headset
This headset delivers secure lag-free wireless performance with multiple connection options. Enhanced noise cancellation with ANC eliminates ambient noise, allowing full
immersion in the game experience. The detachable boom arm adds versatility to this lightweight adjustable headset. 12 yrs. +. $179. eposaudio.com.
Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart Launch Edition – Playstation 5
The intergalactic adventurers are back!. Help them stop a robotic emperor intent on conquering cross-dimensional worlds, with their own universe next in the firing line. Rated E. $67. amazon.com.
Socially Twisted Family Edition
Create a story using story and word cards and get competitive with your friends or family. It’s quick, funny, competitive, and guaranteed to leave everyone cracking up! You can also use the free app to play virtually. $20. amazon.com.
EXIT: The Sacred Temple (with jigsaw puzzles)
Treasure hunters have broken into the archaeology department office and your professor has disappeared —and so has a book with old records about a hidden temple. You must chase down the criminals through a mysterious jungle. Find the professor in time and save the revered treasures of the temple. Players: 1-4. Ages 10 yrs. +. $25. thamesandkosmos.com.
Organic Mushroom Grow Kit
Kids and adults can grow these delicious mushrooms all year long. Just place the box near a window with indirect light, mist twice a day, and you’ll see delicious mushrooms growing within a week; Included in this kit is an organic plant-based soil infused with mushroom spawn and a booklet with instructions. $20. backtotheroots.com.Thermapen ONE
Cook food to the perfect temperature using this durable temperature gauge. With accurate readings in one second or less, it allows the chef to focus exclusively on the quality of their food. $105. thermoworks.com.
HomeBuddy Tabletop Fire Pit
Ideal for camping or cozy evenings on the patio. Make your nights memorable. Enjoy the ambiance, roast some marshmallows, or make some fondue using the clean, smokeless, and odorless bioethanol fuel. $70 +. amazon.com.
Starscope Monocular telescope G2
This device brings plants, buildings, birds, and more into crystal clear focus with 10x magnification. Great for viewing and pictures. It can be used with or without a Smartphone. Tripod included. Made from military-grade waterproof materials. Works on its own or with any smartphone. $48 +. amazon.com.
Adults and kids will love these noise-canceling earbuds, without any annoying wires. Move to transparency mode for hearing and interacting with the world around you. Spatial audio with dynamic head tracking places sound all around you. Force sensor lets you easily control your entertainment, answer or end calls, and more. Offers customizable fit and is water resistant. $190. amazon.com.
Give him a sleek fitness ring that tracks fitness levels, heart rate, and quality of sleep. Bonus: the It’s waterproof and the charge lasts up to 7 days. $299 +. ouraring.com.
L’incontournable Box of 12 Macarons
Did your partner binge Emily in Paris in a single afternoon? Have they been planning their dream trip to France for years? Give them the taste of France with Ladurée macarons. $45. goldbelly.com.
Cocon de Sérénité Relaxing Massage Oil
This massage oil delivers an intoxicating herbal scent that both men and women are sure to adore with ingredients like mandarin orange peel oil, bergamot fruit oil, pelargonium graveolens flower oil, geranium flowers oil, sweet almond oil, and lavender oil. It’s no wonder that it smells divine! 3.3 fl. oz./$39. loccitane.com/en-us.
Levitural Bath Bombs
If you want to pamper someone with an all-natural chemical-free soak, these luxurious bath bombs are the perfect gift. Shea and cocoa butter, essential oils, and dead sea salt will moisturize and detox the skin. 6/$19. amazon.com.
SeoulCeuticals, Multi-Function All-In-One
Anti-Aging Snail Repair Cream
Contains a high concentration (97.5%) of snail mucin extract. Also contains organic: shea butter, aloe, jojoba oil, and vitamin E for extremely effective results. Get rid of blemishes, improve skin firmness, decrease wrinkles, and decrease eye bags. I love this cream and the low price! 2 fl oz./$17 +. healthcentralusa.com.
Choose an individual box as a gift or an entire monthly subscription. Their holiday box will include Chuckanut Apothecary’s Lavender and Chamomile Relaxing Bath Salts,
Fog & Mitten’s Sleep Eye Mask, Peaceful Botanics’ Self-Care Hand Cream, Restful Aromas’ Aromatherapy Sleep Balm, Twinings of London’s Peppermint Cheer Tea, Seattle Chocolate’s Christmas Cookie Chocolate Bar. $30+. thecalmbox.com.
Wilton Diamond-Infused Non-Stick Navy Blue Baking Set, 9-Piece
Built to last with a durable non-stick coating that’s infused with diamonds. The surface makes it safe to use with most metal tools, so it will get you through years of baking cupcakes, cookies, and more. The set comes with a large baking sheet, oblong pan with cover, muffin pan, two round pans, silicone spoon, spatula, and slotted turner all in a beautiful deep blue hue. $79 +. wilton.com.
The Allay Lamp
Invented by a Harvard medical school professor and neurologist, it’s the safe solution for expecting and new parents who are very much in need of a good night’s sleep or are struggling with headaches and migraines. It uses a narrow band of green light to calm the brain, promotes sleep, and relieve headache pain, all without relying on medication! $149. allaylamp.com.
Snatchsicle Sea Quartz Versatile Beauty treatment
Full of powerful anti-inflammatory and anti-aging ingredients like purple sea moss, herbal extract, sea moss gel, and pearl extract that not only tone and slim the body, but are super rich in collagen and stimulate Fibroblast production in the skin to reduce sagginess, and give an overall toned effect. $45. lovesculptery.com.
LifeVac Home Kit
This patented, FDA registered lifesaving device is designed to offer the simplest, safest method of aspirating a choking child or adult. It comes fully equipped with an adult mask, a pediatric mask, and a practice mask. $70. LifeVac.net.
Petite Keep Personalized Keepsake Trunks
Store special mementos in beautifully hand-crafted custom keepsake trunks. They make the perfect gift for a new baby, milestone birthdays, and other major life events, such as college graduation. Each is customizable with a choice of box color, embroidered initials, name, or monogram in a choice of fonts, as well as a choice of interior lining options and even an engraved padlock. $199 +. petitekeep.com.
Isabelle Grace Custom Color Pop Letter Bead Bracelet
Wear your favorite people’s names, short sayings, or a cute message using fun, bold, and bright enamel letters (up to 12 letters/characters for each bracelet). Great for stacking. Ages 4 yrs. +. $36. isabellegracejewelry.com.
Ornament Confection Gift Set
A collection of six beautifully designed ornaments, artfully packaged in a decorative tube, with each ornament containing a different and delicious confection. Enjoy truffles, pretzels, milk chocolate cookies, minty fresh peppermint snowflake bark, and holiday-themed hard candies. $59. goldbelly.com/sugar-plum.
The NozeBot Baby Nasal Aspirator
Three levels of instant hospital-grade suction will clear nasal congestion in babies and children. No more gross adult mouth suction, spreading illness and wrestling with your child to help clear their congestion and runny noses. Developed by pediatric ENT physician Dr. Steven Goudy. Ages birth +. $120. drnozebest.com.
Buckle Me Baby Coats
This winter coat is designed so that you don’t need to remove it for it to fit in the car seat. Water-resistant out fabric, toasty warm oatmeal fleece lining, and kangaroo pockets make this coat perfect for winter outings. Available in boy’s and girl’s styles in sizes 6 mos.–6 yrs. +. $70–$150. bucklemecoats.com.
Feltman Brothers Velour Holiday Lounge Set
Adorable, snuggly, and comfortable this cozy loungewear set will be perfect for Christmas postcards and Christmas morning too. Available in sizes 12 mos.–6 yrs. +. $63. feltmanbrothers.com.
Post Office Inspired Play Kit
Everything you need to set up a pretend play post office! Decorate packages, design a stamp, sort mail, and set up a post office! Ages 2 yrs. +. $24. magicplaybook.com.
Pusheen Purrfect Pick Card Game
Players plan their ‘purrfect’ weekend by collecting items like cupcakes, rainbows, and Pusheen’s friends from the board and using them to take snapshots for their weekend fun. The first player to collect ten stars wins! Also includes a squishy Pusheen. Ages 8 yrs. +. $20. ravensburger.us.
Fish Out Germs
Germ attack alert is on! Come, marvelous defenders, let’s build the White Blood Cell and fish out the germs! This box transforms a kid’s classic fishing game into a crazy fun body adventure that teaches the art of healing and how to better protect it. Ages 5 yrs. +. $30. meandmine.com.
The Green Toys RV Camper Set
Play with the pick-up truck, spacious camper, and sport boat with trailer. Link them all together for two feet of fun! Accessories include two characters, two chairs, a picnic table, and a camping stove for many narrative play possibilities. Made from recycled plastic free of harmful chemicals. Ages 2 yrs. +. $30. greentoys.com.
Little People Collector A Christmas Story, Special Edition Figure Set
Includes four characters from the movie: Mrs. Parker, Mr. Parker with his leg lamp, Randy, and Ralphie in his pink bunny outfit. Each figure stands over 2.5 inches tall. Ages 1 yrs. +. $20. amazon.com.