2015 Holiday Gift Guide
With Christmas getting closer, we thought it would be a good idea to offer a holiday gift guide. Here we’ve gathered together some of our favorite items, things our kids adore, and brands we trust. Read a little about each and follow the link under the photo to purchase! Make sure to scroll through all the way to the end to enter our $25 Amazon gift card.
Get the job done with the demolition Excavator and Truck! Make way for the new building! The dynamite has done its work and the demolition experts are busy cleaning up the site. Help the experts operate their machines. Climb aboard the powerful excavator, grab the heavy rubble with the claw and drop it onto the conveyor. Activate the conveyor to move the rubble into the truck’s cargo bed, ready for transportation to the recycling plant. Just another day for the demolition experts! Includes 2 demolition worker mini figures with assorted accessories.
- Includes 2 demolition worker mini figures with assorted accessories
- Features an excavator with moving boom and claw, working conveyor belt and a truck with tipping bed and opening tailgate
- Accessories include a broom, shovel, jackhammer, rubble and 2 dynamite sticks
- Operate the powerful excavator
- Activate the conveyor belt
- Tip the huge truck bed!
This has been on my kids’ Christmas list for months, ever since they found an old pocket-sized Etch a Sketch. You’d think that with all our technology this would be dull for them, but they LOVE IT!
Flash back to the 1960s! Known for its world-famous white knobs, magic screen, and classic red frame, the Retro Etch A Sketch brings all generations together.
This nostalgic drawing toy provides hours of unplugged play for kids of all ages- no batteries or instructions needed.
Simply shake to erase and start again!
Suggested Age: 3 Years and Up
The SuperSpinner would make a *fantastic* gift for active kiddos – it’s HUGE and sturdy and can fit more than one child at once for lots of fun with a buddy. You can mount the SuperSpinner to a tree, a swingset or a porch. Makes our flying saucer swing look pretty lame in comparison! Looking for a colorful new spin on
Little ones who love Elmo will LOVE this friendly guy! He talks and giggles and is motion sensitive, so he responds to being picked up – and at sleepytime, he will sing a lullaby as he cuddles your child to sleep. ADORBS!
The present little girls go crazy about on Christmas morning and play with all Christmas break!
There’s a party for every pony at the Canterlot Castle playset! Your Princess Celestia and Spike, the Dragon figures, are the hosts of the best parties around at their castle. This tower of My Little Pony fun is three stories tall, and it has a real working elevator to bring all the ponies (sold separately) to the second and third floors. Or any pony can trot right up to the front steps to the throne! The castle is full of codes that you can scan (device not included) to unlock fun in the My Little Pony Friendship Celebration app! With furniture and decoration accessories to make the castle your own, this playset has everything you need for royal pony adventures on every floor!
Includes unassembled playset, pony figure, dragon figure, 42 accessories, and instructions.
This is THE Nerf gun all my boys are talking about this year!
Get a whole arsenal in one blaster with the motorized Modulus ECS-10 blaster! This incredibly flexible blaster has a targeting scope, drop grip and dual-rail barrel, and its many removable parts let you customize your blaster in more than 30 combinations. Load up the blaster’s 10-dart banana clip with the included darts and hit the battlefield in whatever configuration will make you the victor!
•Build your own blaster with the motorized Nerf Modulus ECS-10 blaster
•Flexible blaster has more than 30 combinations
•Features targeting scope, drop grip and dual-rail barrel
•Blaster can launch the included darts at targets up to 90 feet away
•Blaster’s banana clip holds up to 10 darts
Bluetooth Blue-Bot presents the 1st Intelligent Bluetooth Robot!
Slide your finger over the screen to move him forward, backward, left and right. Speak into your smart phone and broadcast through your Blue-Bot. Record messages and playback with a voice changer. Switch to dance mood for a “moon dance” with music. Add in your personalized mixing sound effects using your smart phone. Blue-Bot can also be used in stand-alone mode to program up to 50 movies without using your phone.
This game had me excited the first MOMENT I saw it – I immediately messaged my inlaws to tell them I was bringing this for Christmas! My family loves to play games that lead to someone getting punished, and this is right up our alley. The whipped cream Russian-roulette style game will have you sweating it out until someone gets a “pie” in the face. Perfect to bring out at get-togethers!
This is MAGFORMERS award winning 30 Piece Rainbow Set with a beautiful variety of colors included in just one (1) set. Perfect for those days when building with two colors just isn’t enough. A great set for the beginning user. Rainbow colors build eye-catching designs that appeal to boys and girls of all ages. Only the best materials are used, High-Quality ABS Plastic and 1/3″ rare-earth NEODYMIUM magnet on the side of the shape.
My kids LOVED playing with these when they were smaller – and they last forever so you can pass them down to little nieces and nephews!
WoW Set will thrill novice and expert builders with 16 magnetic shapes and additional activities. Compatible with all Magformers sets. Includes large 10.5″ x 7″ WOW Cards with easy to follow, fully illustrated instructions to assist in building 20 mini-cars, 8 planar cards, and 11 play patterns The WoW Set features a Driver Play Figure to “drive” your creations, and includes 8 triangle pieces, 5 square pieces, and 2 axle/wheel pieces.
For that Christmas afternoon quiet time when you sneak in a nap while your kids are entertained….
Squish, Connect and Create with Bunchems Mega Pack from Burbitz. Bunchems are colorful little balls that stick to each other and build like no other. The Bunchems Mega Pack allows you to build 36 amazing 3D creations including: owls, bears, octopi, cars, monkeys and more!
Little ones can discover, imagine, and share the fun together with their very first My Little Pony playset by Playskool Friends! Designed especially for little hands, this castle brings big fun with activities to explore, music and sound effects, and adorably chunky Pinkie Pie and Star Song figures. Introduce your toddler to early imaginative play with all kinds of fun things to do around the castle, including having a dance party with real music and motion!
These make a great stocking stuffer! The Shopkins Sonic Powered Toothbrush is a light weight sonic toothbrush that deeply cleanses with vibrating bristles at an economical price. One AA battery is needed for operation.
This gets great reviews – you cannot go wrong with a fun new Play-doh set and a hair salon is a great concept!
Includes unassembled playset, 3 character thimbles, 2 book-molds, 4 accessory tools, and 6 cans of Play-Doh Brand Modeling Compound.
• Make the most creative hairstyles ever at the Crazy Cuts barbershop
• Classic Fuzzy Pumper plays with salon chair to grow hair
• Lots of options with 3 characters and 6 Play-Doh colors
• Shape pigtails and a mohawk with the 2 book-molds
The game of all games includes bowling, curling, and shuffle boarding with the Quad Shot! With so many ways to play this thrilling game, all of your friends and family will be at your house this Christmas! Enjoy the many ways this board can play a game or give as the ultimate gift to your friends and family! For children 4+. Assembly required.
- Zuzus come packed efficiently in a candy red bucket.
- After removing the Zuzu from the bucket, you fit the Zuzu over the bucket.
- Once the Zuzu is made, the bucket is now available for useful storage. Put your child’s other toys inside for convenient access and organization.
• Electronic Stomp and Strike Tyrannosaurus Rex figure
• Massive chomping attack
• Figure stomps and roars
2015 Hess Fire Truck and Ladder Rescue
This brings back so many childhood memories for me! I used to love getting the Hess Toy Truck for Christmas! The 2015 Hess Fire Truck and Ladder Rescue is the newest and boldest emergency vehicle in the Hess fleet. A classic-red duo with authentic sounds, brilliant LED lights, and finely detailed moveable equipment, it’s ready to respond to any rescue action!
The Fire Truck is a heavy-duty flatbed with rugged, all-terrain tires designed to carry the Ladder Rescue to any hard-to-reach location. This versatile, chrome detailed Fire Truck is equipped with two swiveling fire hose nozzles flanking a high-powered, 360º pivoting LED searchlight, 3 button-activated sound effects (ignition, horn, and emergency siren), and 50 vibrant LED emergency and running lights that work in flash or steady mode. With a hidden slide-out ramp that boasts realistic motion-activated hydraulic sounds, the flatbed is sure to get its rescue partner into quick action.
The nimble Ladder Rescue is powered by a speedy, push-activated friction motor that works in both forward and reverse. And no emergency is too tall a task thanks to its towering 4-tier, telescoping extension ladder with 360º rotation.
Add some mystery to travel days and amp up the thrill in your activity-book library with this cool spy set! The deluxe kit includes three activity books, each with a different spy technology: Use the decoder ring to find secret messages, reveal hidden clues with the spy glass, and solve all sorts of mysteries with the help of a trusty secret-message pen. Packaged in a take-along pack, the collection lets kids take the fun along on their next mission . . . and makes an ideal gift!
Geeks in space! Explore what it would take to set up an extraterrestrial farm on another planet. Experiment with a nutrient gel to grow garden cress in hydroponic tubes without soil. In the greenhouse dome, grow the alien-like succulent Tiger’s Jaws (Faucaria tigrina). Find out what plants need in order to grow and how those things might be provided on another world. Geekstronaut figures tend to your space farm while it grows. Ages 8+ MSRP $19.95
- World’s Funnest, Cutest Lifestyle Action Camera in Light & Tiny Cubic Package
- NEW! Wi-Fi + FREE App; Shoot, View, Save, Print & Share with Your Mobile Device
- 8MP still images; Selectable 1440p / 1080p / 720p Video Rate; Full Image & Video Stabilization
- Built-In Rechargeable Battery for up to 107 Minutes of Continuous Recording Per Charge
For the first time ever, you can now enjoy all the power and fun of Polaroid instant print cameras without the need for the actual camera. This brand new standalone mobile printer is designed to print vibrant, colorful photos from a variety of sources.
- Prints Directly from Your Mobile Phone or Tablet via Bluetooth or NFC Technology
- Works With PREMIUM Zink zero papers – ZINK Paper Means No Ink. No Hassles
- 2×3″ Photos Are Full-Color & Smudge-Proof, and Feature Peel-Back, Sticky Paper
- Your Purchase Includes a FREE Download of Polaroid ZIP App for iOS & Android
- Measures a Compact 2.9 Inches x 4.7 Inches x 0.9 Inches; Weighs Just 6.6 Ounces
The Shark® Rocket® Powerhead vacuum has all of its best features in the head. The Powerhead is light in your hand and remarkably easy to maneuver. Its compact design makes it the perfect grab-and-go for day-to-day floor cleaning or any time you want to experience heavy-duty cleaning power without the heavy lifting.
The Powerhead provides powerful deep carpet cleaning in this light all-in-the head at just 9 lbs. It also features fingertip controls on the handle for a seamless transition from hard-floors to carpet and back.
Innovative product features include a pop-up dust-cup with a quick release foot pedal and easy dust cup emptying with the push of a button. The Powerhead also is the first of its kind with “car hood” style brushroll access—with removable and rinsable brushrolls—making vacuum maintenance quick and easy. The adjustable telescoping wand helps to customize the wand for your comfort and allows for easy storage.
This model also comes with an additional Gentle Touch Hard-floor brushroll for incredible hard-floor cleaning and an optional on-board brushroll holster to attach to the wand of the vacuum for easy brushroll exchange.
- Hard-floor and deep carpet cleaning
- Powerful vacuum suction power
- Pop-up dust cup
- 2 speed settings for optimized fast and slow brushroll spin
- “Brushroll Garage” style brushroll access
- Removable and rinsable brushrolls
- 2 Interchangeable brushrolls: a deep cleaning All Surface brushroll and a Gentle Touch hard-floor brushroll
- On-board brushroll storage holster
- Multi-position telescoping wand
- LED headlight
- Swivel steering
- 30’ Power Cord
Core Bamboo bowls, cutting boards, knives, spatulas and other products are beautiful, and practical – they make a great gift! I own a Core Bamboo bowl, cutting boards, some silicon spatulas with bamboo handles, a cute cookie stamper and a few different knives. They are quality products that everyone appreciates!
This is the memory foam guest bed that sets up instantly and folds to a mere 5″ thick for ease of storage. Available exclusively from Hammacher Schlemmer, the bed has a 2″-deep memory foam mattress that contours to the shape of the body, providing a soft yet supportive cushion that relieves pressure points and encourages comfortable sleep. The one-piece tubular steel frame and locking legs set up without requiring any assembly and the entire unit folds for unobtrusive storage under a bed or in a closet. The mattress is suspended by 34 high-tension springs that provide stability for getting in and out of the bed. At over 6′ long and over 2 1/2′ wide, the bed accommodates a child or an adult up to 275 lbs. yet remains unobtrusive in condominiums or a guest bedroom. The soft cotton cover can be wiped clean with a damp cloth.Twin. 13″ H x 74 1/2″ L x 31 1/2″ W. (31 lbs.)
- High-speed performance—leverages UDMA 7 technology to deliver a read transfer speed up to 1066x (160MB/s)*
- Captures high-quality images and extended lengths of stunning 1080p full-HD, 3D, and 4K video with a DSLR camera, HD camcorder, or 3D camera
- Supports the Video Performance Guarantee specification for professional-quality video (VPG-65)
- High-speed file transfer from card to computer to dramatically accelerate workflow**
- Includes downloadable Image Rescue® software to recover most photo and select video files***
- Backed by expert support and limited lifetime warranty
- Set: Convection oven, 1 wire rack
- Convection oven: LED display
- Quartz heating technology
- Removable crumb tray
- Broil insert
- Porcelain enameled steel bake pan
- Ceramic 12 inch pizza stone
- 1800 watts
- Stainless steel exterior
This luxurious pillow is great for folks who’s favorite thing in the world is a great night sleep. I get an achey neck and shoulders from blogging on the computer all day and this felt like sleeping on a cloud!
Z® Talalay Latex pillows are created through an eco-friendly manufacturing process using latex derived from sustainable rubber trees. Zoned technology combines comfort and support by way of a pin-core design. This design is configured to cradle your head while providing your neck and shoulders with needed support.
If you know anyone who likes a good cup of tea – this is an awesome gift! My husband loves this kettle so much – he thanks me for it all the time still!
The Capresso H2O Steel PLUS kettle is constructed of stunning stainless steel and features four specific settings to steep different types of teas, at the perfect temperature. For lighter teas, such as white or green varieties, a lower temperature is recommended, while darker teas will extract better flavor using higher temperatures. The automatic keep warm setting keeps the remaining water at the selected temperature until you are ready for your next cup. The H2O Steel PLUS will even self-adjust if additional water is added to the kettle during the keep warm cycle. The pause and pour feature allows the user to interrupt the heating process, without resetting the cycle. In addition to heating water for tea, the H2O Steel PLUS is handy for brewing French press coffee or heating water for reconstituting dried vegetables and fruits, or with instant oatmeal, and soup mixes.
The Ultimate Cooking Surface – A world’s first: Black Cube™ combines all the benefits of stainless steel and nonstick cookware. Imagine a nonstick fry pan that is safe for use with metal utensils and can brown like a stainless steel fry pan!
Stainless Nonstick is a raised stainless steel pattern over a recessed layer of nonstick coating. This allows for browning on stainless steel without sticking and protects the nonstick coating when using metal utensils.
Black Cube™ is built to last with its 3-ply construction and the high quality PFOA free nonstick layer. All pans work on any cooktop and are oven safe up to 500° F. For ultimate convenience they are also dishwasher safe.
This practical and beautiful set features two of our bestselling ceramic knives: A 5.5” Santoku and a 3” paring knife. Perfect for the home cook, these knives will be used daily, quickly becoming favorites in the kitchen. Ideal for fruits, vegetables and boneless meats. Use the Santoku knife for slicing, dicing, mincing, julienning and the paring knife for cutting, trimming, seeding and peeling small fruits and vegetables. Packaged in an acetate box. The perfect gift.
The charm of antique beechwood by time. This range offers the historical Peugeot salt & pepper mills almost two centuries after their creation. Objects that have marked History, returned here to the delight of the nostalgic, or on the contrary to play the contrast on an ultra – contemporary table . Each mill is unique hand-crafted, sublimating the mastery of the material. A return to craftsmanship, with meticulous attention to detail. Supplied in case with booklet.
Aromatique is my favorite brand of home fragrance products. I’ve been using them all over my house for years. This is the new holiday fragrance, Winterberry. You’ll love the smell of frosted berries, crisp fruits and fresh florals with a hint of amber. This combination of a candle, decorative potpourri and reed diffuser set is the perfect gift!
The best home decorative home fragrance products! The Smell of Christmas is everything you imagine when you think of Christmas. One sniff brings back memories of Christmas past. The Smell of Christmas is the fragrance that started the company with a nostalgic blending of cinnamon and orange with spice notes. With various options to choose from a candle, decorative potpourri, and a reed diffuser set make a great gift combination. You’ll love The Smell of Christmas wafting throughout your home.
16” Crazy Susan Turntable: Are jars and bottles of oils, vinegars, and spices always getting lost in your corner cabinet or pantry? This product has four pie-shaped shelves that slide out and rotate side-to-side so you can easily find and reach it all. The clever design maximizes space inside hard-to-reach corner cabinets, under the sink, or in the pantry.
StoreMore Bakeware Rack: Is your lower cabinet or pantry a jumble of pans, platters, cutting boards and other items that take up a lot of room? If so, you need a StoreMore Bakeware Rack, which features 7 adjustable dividers to perfectly fit items so they remain upright and easy to remove. Strong coated-steel wires fit securely into base; will NOT pop out or scratch pans. Soft non-slip feet hold everything – even round pans – in place!
StoreMore Lid Holder: Tired of searching for pot lids every time you cook? This unique product organizes pot, pan and bakeware lids (not included) in the lower cabinet or pantry. Seven adjustable dividers have a u-shaped bend to accommodate lid handles. Round lids stay centered and won’t roll out. Strong coated-steel wires fit securely into base; will NOT pop out or scratch lids. Measures 11.5″D x 7.3″W x 5.0″H. Non-slip feet hold everything in place. No mounting or installation required.
Staying warm just got easier with the all new Craftsman Heated Hoodie. This battery-operated hoodie has 4 heating zones for your chest, back and neck area powered by a Nextec 12-volt battery that controls everything with a single switch. One 12-volt battery and one charger are included.
MAX HEAT function provides a more intense burst of heat for up to 30 minutes. An added heat zone to the neck area allows for additional warmth and comfort. Made with mid-weight fleece, this essential Craftsman Heated Hoodie will keep you warm in any cold weather activity. Charge your phone or other mobile device on the go using the in-pocket USB port so you can stay warm and connected wherever you are.
- MAX HEAT function gives an extra burst of heat for up to 30 minutes
- Craftsman Heated Hoodie is powered by a Nextec 12-volt battery for up to 5 hours of continuous warmth
- Comes with a 12-volt power adapter which includes a fuel gauge and a USB port to charge your phone and other electronic devices
The recently launched Elite Pro Clipper is the most powerful corded clipper from Wahl. Featuring a bold retro design, self-sharpening blade technology and premium stainless steel reinforced guide combs, the Elite Pro allows for a fast, precise and uncompromised haircutting experience which will remind Dad how much you care each time he uses it.
Powered by Bump Prevent Technology the new Bump-Free Rechargeable Shaver is a cordless shaver and the latest addition to Wahl’s line of grooming products designed to specifically meet the unique grooming needs of African American men. This top-of-the-line tool also features hypoallergenic gold foil blades for sensitive skin.
WAHL BUMP FREE GROOMING SOLUTION! Face Saver Cord/Cordless Shaver with hypoallergenic gold foils for sensitikin. The right tool for the job!
WAHL BUMP FREE GROOMING SOLUTION! Face Saver Cord/Cordless Shaver with hypoallergenic gold foils for sensitive skin. The right tool for the job!
This season, keep your ride looking merry and bright! Meguiar’s® eliminates the guesswork by providing everything you need to keep your car looking new, except the bucket & water!
- Meguiar’s® Ultimate Wash & Wax.
- Ultra plush microfiber wash mitt & Water Magnet™ .
- Microfiber drying towel.
- Meguiar’s® Ultimate Liquid Wax with a soft foam applicator.
- Supreme Shine™ Microfiber Towel.
- Endurance® Tire Gel & applicator.
After a few years of UV exposure, the standard coatings on polycarbonate headlights can eventually breakdown becoming yellow and hazy making a vehicle’s headlights unsightly and a possible safety hazard. Meguiar’s, the world leader in car care technology, has developed a simplified solution for this problem with its innovative, two-step Perfect Clarity Headlight Restoration Kit.
Meguiar’s Perfect Clarity Headlight Restoration Kit requires only two easy steps, simply clean, then coat! The first step removes oxidation by using Meguiar’s Perfect Clarity Cleaning Solution along with the Cleaning Disc. Once all oxidation is removed, simply spray two coats of the Meguiar’s Perfect Clarity Coating on to the headlight to reveal crystal clear results with durable protection that has been lab tested to withstand up to a year’s UV exposure. Enjoying restored, like-new headlights that stay protected longer from future oxidation has never been this easy.
- Ivory knit infinity scarf with a brown faux fur trim
- Ivory knit slippers with a brown faux fur trim
This is beautiful and classy and perfect for the holiday season – I know a couple ladies on my list who would love this!
Just right for a dressier occasion, this cardigan sweater features a gorgeous scroll print and glimmering buttons for an updated take on a classic look. Its ultra-soft fabric promises complete comfort.
Are your things always running off? Not on our watch. Tile is a tiny Bluetooth tracker that helps find your lost stuff in seconds. Attach, stick, or place Tiles inside everyday items and keep track of them in our easy-to-use app.
This is SO something I need in my life. In fact – you can read all about my Tile obsession here!
I love this It Is Well With My Soul shirt – I saw it on a friend’s Facebook page months ago and I bookmarked it so my husband could get it for me. There are lots of great stylish Christian tees on the Kerusso site – check it out here!
The Ultimate 5-Blade Shave for Women
Ladies, if it’s a close shave with maximum comfort and less irritation that you’re looking for, this is the shave kit for you. This kit comes with:
- 4 made-in-America 5-blade women’s cartridges for a close, clean shave
- Matching ergonomic handle for added control and stability while you shave
- One large 5 oz tube of our Ultimate Shave Women’s formulated Shave Cream for ultimate comfort and hydration for your skin
- One Large 5 oz tube of our Ultimate Shave Women’s After Shave Moisturizing Cream to sooth your skin after the exfoliating effects of shaving
Step up to affordable shaving comfort with this kit designed especially for women.
I love that this sampler bag includes everything you need to treat yourself to a luxurious spa treatment at home. It’s the perfect gift for any girl on your list.
Bundle includes: Mint Julep Sugar Scrub (Net wt. 10 oz), Peppermint Bath Bomb (2.5 oz), Rosemary Mint Whipped Lotion Sample, Limited Edition Peppermint Mocha Lip Balm (0.15 oz) and Peace Bath Salts (5 oz)
I have been looking for a good lip scrub and balm forever and was so excited when I found this fabulous set! With winter setting in, this lip scrub and tinted lip balm will help keep my lips soft and hydrated.
This lip scrub is out of this world with the awesome exfoliation power of honey crystals, organic evaporated cane juice, coconut sugar, and apricot kernel meal. Lip loving coconut oil, mango and shea butters with vitamin-rich honey and beeswax. Scented with pure essential oil. Your lips will thank you!
This hand-poured tinted lip balm is loaded with lip-loving oils, shea butter, cocoa butter, scented with pure peppermint essential oil and colored with natural, lip-safe micas and oxides. Sweet Dreams is a sheer, light pink opal and pearly shimmer for your lips. Great alone or layered over a matte lipstick or lip pencil.
I love this lip gloss! I choose Plum Kissed and it is the absolute perfect shade for me. With the perfect consistency, it left my lips lightly tinted and was long lasting.
Moody Sisters Lip Glosses are an infusion of antioxidant-rich botanical extracts, essential oils and pigments giving you the best natural mineral makeup around. Each organic Lip Gloss is made with Natural Oils, Coconut Oil & Shea Butter delivering you lasting hydration and superior shine without the stickiness. Each shade of natural mineral lip gloss glides on effortlessly, and leaves lips feeling moist, hydrated & luscious!
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