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The Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide 2018

December 13, 2018

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It’s the season of giving and we are feeling generous! We wanted to give you a list worthy of the queen/king that you are.

Here’s 12 days of Christmas — gift guide style.


Gifts for the Empowered Woman

Gifts for the Beauty Lover

Gifts for the Fashion Guru

Gifts for the Interior Design Wannabe

Gifts for the Techy Tidings

Gifts for the Jetsetter

Gifts for the KIDDOS

Gag Gifts for the Office Partay

Gifts for Those On Your Naughty List

Gifts for the Blogging Babes Out There <3

Self-Help Gifts for Me, I Mean You…

Gifts for Our Better Halves (🐶)



Gifts for the Empowered Woman

In the Company of Women

A collection of amazing women to keep you company when we aren’t around. 

Empowered Women Wall Art

This should be on every wall, in every building, on every planet. 


Empowering Coloring Book

Because coloring makes anyone feel empowered as f*ck 

Empowered Women T-Shirt

The shirt we suggest, until we have a line of our own.😍 

What I Told My Daughter Book

Making sure the next generation feels more empowered.


Gifts for the Beauty Lover

Drunk Elephant NightBright Duo

This feels like angels come in during the night and give you a facial while you sleep. 

Too Faced Mascara Duo

Truly better than sex most times. 

Fenty Beauty by Rihanna

It’s Rihanna’s genius all-inclusive makeup line, need we say more? 

Marc Jacobs Gel Eye Crayon

Marc Jacobs makin’ my eyes pop and my confidence soar. 

Kiehl’s Microblur

Pores? Where? 

Two Faced Natural Matte Palette

Blends so well with the bags under your eyes, making them barely noticeable. 


Gifts for the Fashion Guru

Women’s Long Sleeve Zip Up

This is like having the wardrobe of an Instagram influencer on our kind of budget. 

Adidas Cloudfoam Sneaker

You can be that cute, athletic looking chick. (You don’t even have to go to the gym.) 

Men’s Casual Pullover Sweatshirt

Don’t forget to chic the hell out of the men in your life! 

Stitch Fix Subscription

Leave all the hard work of styling to a professional. You just focus on staying fabulous. 

Dr. Martens Pastel Glitter

Josie and the Pussycats meets
Joan Jett and the Blackhearts. 

Tidal Hair Sticks

Dry Shampoo and Hair Sticks: for those days you wanna throw your hair up IN STYLE.


Gifts for the Interior Design Wannabe

Crosley Gig Retro Turntable

I promise you, it looks epic in any living room. And now you can buy records for every other holiday. You’re welcome. 

Photo Clip String Lights

Fairy lights AND pictures of fond memories. WIN. WIN. WIIIIIIIIIIIN. 

Trigg Hanging Plater Vase

Those succulents deserve their spotlight. Hang them high for everyone to see. 

Resin Jewelry Organizer

Hold your jewelry in style.
Pro tip: condoms fit nicely in the bottom layer… 

Wall Mounted Wine Rack

We know you spend absurd amounts of $$$ on wine. Displaying it just makes it look like you can actually afford it. 

Mkono Glass Hanging Terrarium

We’re suckers for plants and design. Why not both?


Gifts for Techy Tidings 

Nikon D3400 DSLR Camera

This is a BIG purchase. But it’s the camera A bought for blogging… and in order to pay for it, she needs all of your affiliate purchases.😅 

Echo Dot 3rd Gen

L has a Google Home and it’s an asshole. Alexa is superior. 

Canon Ivy Wireless Printer

Up your journaling game. Print your smartphone pics instantly and journal the f*ck outta your adventures! 

Philips Hue Bulb Starter Kit

Smart lights are the best thing to ever happen to your home. And they cuuuuuute. Pairing perfectly with Alexa or Siri. 

Tile pro w/ replaceable battery

Never lose your keys again with these nifty tags! 

WiFi Enabled Video Doorbell

Find out who’s at your door without even leaving your couch. Safety and functionality!


Gifts for the Jetsetter

6 pack luggage organizer

Just looking at this organization makes us want to drool.

Passport Cover Case

Travel in style and cover that naked passport. It’s cold!

Universal Travel Adapter

Did you know ports aren’t universal? Cause A didn’t. Guess she’ll be needing this when she goes to London! 

Travel Neck Pillow

OMG, the solution to all of A’s travel issues! Need this for that nice long trip to London…😀 

Cheaper “Air Pods”

Bluetooth ear pods that are just a lil ($100…) cheaper than Apple pods. (SORRY J.) 

Travel Hanging Toiletry Bag

‘Cause you can’t ever be too organized. Use it in your home, then zip it up and travel with it! 

Gifts for the KIDDOS

Glowing Drawing Board

Not only can your kiddo be an artist, but IT FREAKIN’ GLOWS. 

Exotic Vegatables Grow Kit

For the parents-
this teaches your kids how to nurture and grow beautiful, sustainable things.
For the kids- it’s gonna get messy!!😆

Drones for Kids or Adults

Where Science, Technology, and Magic meet. 

Speak Out Game

Actually the most fun game ever. So much spit. So much laughter. 

Dalmatian Vet Kit

Make your kids dream of veterinary school…and don’t tell them about the student loan debt. 

Mandala Coloring Book

Can you stay in the lines?
Send us your best coloring!


Gag Gifts for the Office Partay

Fitness & Tacos TShirt

Everyone loves a good pun. Even Barb from accounting.

Whiskey flavored toothpicks

When it’s not socially acceptable to have a drink.

What do you MEME?

Apples to Apples but with MEMES. What’s not to love? 

Little Big Fan- Pink

Dis for yo friend with the weird sleeping habits 😀

The Office STAR mug

It’s everyone’s favorite show.
And if it’s not, go away. 

Animal Holder Hoodie

YOU KNOW there’s a cat lady in every office. Everywhere. 


Gifts for those on your Naughty List

Let’s talk about sex, BABAY.

His & Hers Massage Gift

A little somethin’ somethin’ to set the mood. 

Lace Kimono Robe

Lace. Sheer. Get unwrapped this holiday season. 

Date Night Game for Couples

Spice things up with your lover with this sexy board game! 

Small Vibrator for Women

Pleasuring yourself comes first!

Red Bow Lingerie

You are the gift this Christmas…(; 

She Comes First Book

Men, it’s never too late to brush up on the ways to pleasure women. 


Gifts for the Blogging Babes out there <3

Pinterest with Ell

If ONLY I could learn Pinterest from someone who has 2 million monthly viewers… OH WAIT! 

Slim Business Style Backpack

We know you a bomb ass blogger. But do you look the part?!

Influencer Book

Because the author is a wonderful human. And this book is super helpful and an easy read. 

Lifestyle Blogging Basics Book

Let’s get back to the basics! 

Blog and Editorial Planner

Well, this is for ANYONE who loves paper, planning and organization. So me. In case you needed to know what to get me. 

New Blogger Bootcamp

If you are looking for the ultimate blogger bootcamp, give this one a looksie.


Self-Help Gifts for Me… I Mean You…

Weighted Blanket

Just drop this 20lb blanket on ya and relax. But have someone there to make sure you are still breathing… 


We’ve been recommended this book time and time again. 

Zen as F*ck Coloring Book

Repeat it with me.
I am Zen as F*CK. I am Zen as F*CK.
Now, stop giving a shit and color. 

Bright Ideas Journals

For the friend who is inspired by color coordination. Aka me.

Insecure in Love

Read this. Relationship or not. 

How to Be Single and Happy

A suggests this book to the single and the non-single.
Learn a little about loving yourself. <3


Gifts for our better halves (🐶)

Picked out by three of the most smartestest (most spoiled) dogs.

Harry Barker Dog Spa Day

One of Oprah’s picks. If it’s good enough for Oprah’s dog, it’s good enough for yours! 

Furbo Dog Camera

Shut your office door with a note that says you’re in a meeting and spend the next hour throwing treats to your loved ones. 

Personalized Doggy Doormat

Basil drinks like he has no lower jaw. We needed this mat.

Embark Dog DNA Test

Find out where your pup’s quirks come from. 

Paw Protection – Wax

Dog’s paws matter.
And moisturizing is important to all species.

Dog Car Seat Cover

L could make a sweater out of all the hair. Protect your car,
or give the gift of protection!😉 


There you have it. Your ULTIMATE GIFT GUIDE for 2018!


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  • Reply
    December 14, 2018 at 6:09 am

    That’s an amazing gift guide you have put together – nobody is left out 🙂
    Thanks for all your support – I am truly glad to be friends!

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      Abigail Heird
      December 14, 2018 at 12:32 pm

      I am so glad we are too, Marie!! I am glad you liked this!!

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    December 14, 2018 at 9:28 am

    The most detailed gift guide EVER I LOVE IT!!! And for all types of people. Love that you included pets. I need more presents for my kitty.

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      Abigail Heird
      December 14, 2018 at 12:31 pm

      Sorry that it was more dog-focused!! We will have to work on including kitty into next year’s guide!! <3

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    Chloe Chats
    December 14, 2018 at 10:48 am

    Oh my gosh, this is the best gift guide ever, so many ideas! I really really love that slim business style backpack, it’s so cute I need it! <3

    Chloe xx

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      Abigail Heird
      December 14, 2018 at 12:30 pm

      Isn’t it?! I need it too!! Haha

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    Paula |The Value of a Moment
    December 14, 2018 at 11:40 am

    So many amazing gift ideas! The Harry Barker Dog Spa Kit caught my eye, I just had to pick it up for my Molly! I cannot wait to see her in the robe. 😍😍 Thanks so much for the great recommendations!

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      Abigail Heird
      December 14, 2018 at 12:31 pm

      Please, please, please send pics!! <3

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        Paula |The Value of a Moment
        December 14, 2018 at 1:51 pm

        You can count on it!

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    December 14, 2018 at 11:44 am

    I LOVE THIS GIFT GUIDE and I’m replying as I scroll down slowly cuz there’s so much here I might forget to comment HAHA. That beauty section tho. If I knew how to put on makeup I’d get those .. and if I could afford those price tags LOL! OH MY GAWD I scrolled up and just saw the naughty section and I’m having a hard time not laughing out loud!! This is truly a well thought out gift guide and leaves NO ONE out!! LOL. I’m sure my boyfriend would want that date night game 😉 I really think once I start traveling more I’ll need those luggage organizers!! <3

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      Abigail Heird
      December 14, 2018 at 12:30 pm

      Hahahah glad you loved!! We added that naughty section in because it is a very important topic haha! I bet he WOULD love that game lol.

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    December 14, 2018 at 1:22 pm

    I love the variety of gifts that you have on here! There really is something for everyone. The gifts for bloggers sounds pretty good haha x

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      Abigail Heird
      December 14, 2018 at 2:02 pm

      It does! It was so hard not to buy myself just about everything while making this post! Haha

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    December 14, 2018 at 2:05 pm

    Amazing gift guide thank you so much for taking your time to make and share this!
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    December 14, 2018 at 2:15 pm

    Yes please to Fenty Beauty everything! Lol I have already been receiving it for gifts but I don’t think there’s a such thing as too much! 😂 this is such an awesome gift guide for everything and everyone! Awesome job ladies! ❤

    Erica Raquel

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    December 14, 2018 at 11:02 pm

    What an exhaustive list! I really enjoyed it.

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    December 15, 2018 at 3:37 am

    Does this cover absolutely every base and my socks have been blown off! If I hadn’t already finished all my Christmas shopping I would have after reading this!!! I want it all for myself! Especially that fluffy zip up and the photo light wall display!! Incredible! ☺️x

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    December 15, 2018 at 4:28 am

    I AM LIVING FOR THIS ! this is amazing girls it really is! you can tell how much hard work went into this! its so lovely to see a gift guide come about that caters for more than one stereotype AND does both male and female ideas!!
    Great job! you might have helped me out of a sticky situation where i couldn’t think of what to buy someone too! result!!

    love you all!

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    Ashley Firth
    December 15, 2018 at 7:27 pm

    This is such a comprehensive list, I love it! The Doc Martens boots are just fabulous! 🙂

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    December 17, 2018 at 1:36 am

    Wow this is such a comprehensive guide, a real one stop shop! Well done pulling all this together, fabulous!

  • Reply
    December 24, 2018 at 2:23 pm

    Merry Christmas! Mx

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