2017 Hot Holiday Gift Guide

by Crystal Carder

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We are officially counting down the days until Christmas in my household and we can’t wait to see all the goodies Santa brings this year! If you’re not sure what to buy for your loved ones, than you have to check out my Hot Holiday Gift Guide! This guide has gift ideas for kids, women, men, and those hard to buy for people on your list. 

Hot Holiday Gifts for Kids

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Max Robot 

My 7 year old only wants one thing for Christmas this year, Max Robot. This little dude is so cool that he actually has artificial intelligence (AI) and has been named on numerous toy list this holiday season.

Safari Ltd

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Not only is Safari Ltd America’s only family-owned manufacturer and worldwide distributor of more than 1,000 educational, hand-painted toys, but they are a personal favorite in my household. Safari Ltd toys offer learning and they support numerous charities. Read more about my experience with Safari Ltd toys HERE.

Goliath Games

Holiday Gift Idea, Goliath Games

The days of boring board games are officially over with Goliath Games. With fun, interactive games like; Catch the Fox, Shark Bite, Googly Eyes, and Doggie Doo, your kids will have no reason to be bored. Stay tuned for my experience with some of these games coming soon…

LOL Big Surprise

One of this year’s HOTTEST toys, LOL Big Surprise is already making a fuss and sold out almost everywhere. If your kids love surprise blind bags, they will love this! Featuring 50 surprises, this toy is sure to give your kids hours of fun.


Another one of those hard-to-find toys this holiday season, Fingerlings, are sure to be on your kid’s holiday list. Fingerlings have 40 ways to play and are fun and interactive.

My Little Pony: My Magical Princess Twilight Sparkle

When you have a My Little Pony fan as big as I do, you are going to want to check out this amazing My Little Pony: My Magical Princess Twilight Sparkle. Twilight Sparkle responds to sound and touch, says 90 phrases, and does so much more! 

Hot Holiday Gifts for Men

Xbox One

For the man who truly does it all, an Xbox is the perfect way to go. Give him a break and be sure to buy him the new Call of Duty game to go with it.

Dewalt Power Tools

There are many tools out there, but some of my personal brand favorites come from Dewalt. These tools are a little higher priced then some, but the quality is better than most.

Ariat Boots

New boots are always good for a new year together, I personally love the look of these Ariat Boots.

Hot Gift Ideas for Women  


JORD Watches make beautiful gifts for the women or man in your life. With exquisite wood design, these watches make stunning gifts. Enter for your chance to win one HERE.

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Kitchenaid Stand Mixer 

For the women who loves to cook, or bake, a Kitchenaid Stand Mixer makes the perfect gift. Available in a variety of colors.

A Gift Card to Cute Little Dress Boutique

Support a small family owned business and purchase a gift card to Cute Little Dress Boutique. This boutique offers trendy apparel that women will love!

Coobie Seamless Bras

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Gift Ideas for Grandparents and other Hard to Buy for People on Your List

Brooklyn Bean Roastery 

Brooklyn Bean Roastery Coffee

It seems like everyone these days loves coffee and cocoas, so why not get them a gift from Brooklyn Bean Roastery. Providing premium coffees and cocoas, Brooklyn Bean Roastery has flavors that everyone on your list is sure to love. Read more about why I love Brooklyn Bean Roastery HERE.

Photo Gifts

When it comes to grandparents and other hard to buy people on your list, photo blankets, mugs, and other personalized photo gifts can always be a great way to go and are always considered to be very thoughtful gifts. One of my favorite places to purchase these gifts is HERE.

Gift Cards

For those people who truly have too much, gift cards are the way to go. You can purchase gift cards anywhere, but you can score your best deal at Giant Eagle with their new Fuel Perk’s system.

Gift Ideas for After Christmas 

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It is likely that at least one thing you buy this year will get recalled, so signing up for this service is a must for keeping your family safe.


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Yana November 15, 2017 - 9:14 pm

I love all the toys suggestions! Thank you for sharing!

Alicia Taylor November 16, 2017 - 4:21 pm

Xbox is coming out with a new model soon and it’s already on my husband’s and my gift list. We are serious gamers and have to have one for each of us! LOL. We cannot wait to play Gears of War.

Adaleta November 16, 2017 - 6:36 pm

Jord watches look so good, I love the wood and the unique style they offer! So awesome!

Crystal November 16, 2017 - 7:42 pm

This was such a fab holiday gift guide. I’m happy to see that you included everyone in one post.

Becky Willis November 17, 2017 - 2:39 am

These are such great gift ideas! I really enjoyed reading through your gift guide suggestions.

Blair villanueva November 17, 2017 - 3:17 am

Wow this is a cool list, and i like the toys you added. Having a gift guide saves a lot of time, and you can plan ahead for budgeting as well.

Aduke Schulist November 17, 2017 - 5:25 am

Bring on all the board games! The cold weather that keeps up trapped indoors tends to be the reason we play lots of board games during the holidays. It only makes sense to stock up on them as gifts.

needa November 17, 2017 - 9:29 pm

Great list to followed! My son loves the safari stuff which my most favourite

Kelly Hutchinson November 17, 2017 - 10:00 pm

I gave my husband a Jord wooden watch for his birthday a few years ago. He absolutely loves it!

Crystal Carder November 28, 2017 - 2:38 pm

They are beautiful watches!

Stephanie Jnote November 17, 2017 - 7:36 pm

The little surprise might be an interesting gift to give. I would consider getting that for someone.

Hey Sharonoox November 18, 2017 - 3:02 am

These are great gift ideas. I like the selections and I think I’m going to check out the Max Robot for my little guy. He’s really into AI toys lately

Ron Leyba November 18, 2017 - 5:42 am

Wow! Lovely gift items you got in here. I want them all this Christmas!

Claire November 18, 2017 - 6:13 am

Xbox and watch for sure for men! This guide gave me some ideas on what I should give my husband for this Christmas!

Joanna November 18, 2017 - 8:46 am

These are some great suggestions! I always struggle to finding the right gifts for the right people. I want each of my gifts to be special to I put a lot of effort into getting the right ones.

Krystle Cook November 18, 2017 - 10:35 pm

These are some really great gift ideas. I tend to run into a brick wall sometimes with what to be getting people year after year.

Oyinkan November 19, 2017 - 10:55 pm

I love hearing about the jord wood watches everywhere. Love that so many people like it.


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