Holiday Gift Guide + Giveaway

The Holidays are quickly approaching, and we’ve rounded up some of our favorite gifts!  We love giving gifts and spreading the love with great giveaways from some of our favorite brand partners. Be sure to scroll to the bottom for an exciting giveaway from LeapFrog!  Gifts that give backWorld Vision: There is nothing quite like gifting meaningful gifts that give back, and we are steadfast supporters of World Vision.  Wold Vision has well over 250  life changing gifts to select from, allowing the giver to bring urgent help and lasting hope to a child in need – in the name of a loved one.  In addition, World Vision has a lovely selection of handcrafted gifts to give.  For gifts with incredible impact, including sponsoring a child in need, look no further than World Vision.

Beautiful and Beloved:  This lovely boutique supports global job creation in the fair trade industry through the sale of items created by survivors of slavery.  All purchases help to empower survivors of slavery – and make for beautiful gifts that teach true giving.

kissy kissy and little me pajamas sigg waterbottle red bubble mugLittle Me: Special Holiday pajamas are a sweet tradition to wake-up in on Christmas day.  Give the little ones a new pair of comfy and classic holiday plaid PJ’s from Little Me.  They will make you nostalgic of your own childhood!

Kissy Kissy: We swooned when we learned that the iconic Children’s brand Kissy Kissy extended their incredibly soft jammie line to kids!  Your kids will never want to take them off!

SIGG: We continue to purchase SIGG water bottles every year because of their durability, functionality, and safe materials. Ask Santa to help replace the bottles lost in the school-shuffle with a new bottle filled with a tasty beverage on Christmas morning.

Redbubble: We adore the artistic selection created by Redbubble’s  independent designers.  While the kids are enjoying morning juice, gift the adults a new mug filled with great coffee or spiked eggnog. 🙂

Holiday gifts for HerJulie Brown:  If you’d like to wow her with that perfect frock.  Julie Brown is your girl! We think that the Harmony dress is absolute perfection and if she’s into twinning with her mini mini – Julie Brown offers pint sized mommy-and-me matching collections as well.

Hydropeptide: We’ve been lucky enough to sample several skin care products from the Hydropeptide line for well over a year now and are officially obsessed.  You can’t go wrong with the anti wrinkle polish and plump peel or the purifying mask.

PRIV: This incredible beauty and wellness app brings a plethora of services to you (at home, office, etc!) for incredibly affordable prices.  They recently hooked me up for the American Music Awards in L.A. – and I am absolutely singing their praises! Look out for my full review soon.

holiday gifts for himEddie Bauer: We love gifting warmth and coziness and always happen to find it at Eddie Bauer.  We happen to love many of their products for men including their great layering options, accessories, and slippers.

the best holiday gifts for kidsTransformers: You can’t go wrong with a morphing action figure and the new Transformers are better than ever!

Home Grown Books: We believe in the power of books for every Holiday and love the great collections from Brooklyn-based Home Grown Books.

Isabelle Grace Jewelry: Personalized jewelry is an incredibly special gift, and we adore the delicate hand-stamped options from Isabelle Grace Jewelry.

Li’l Woodzeez: Woodland creatures are all the rage.  How cute is this Family Treehouse Playset and Owl Family from Target?  We love the affordable pricing and creative play options.

Little Live Pets Bird Cage: Our kids have a hankering for pets of their own, and the fun Little Live Pets Bird Cage toy comes with a special bird that responds to your child’s touch!  Your kiddo will get a kick out of recoding their own voice and having the bird repeat it back!

Downtown Bookworks: We adore the creative selection of children’s books from NYC based Downtown Bookworks. With interesting book bonuses that include things like a bug in resin – their book collection will certainly keep your gift recipient engaged.

Beados:  Kids will love watching Beados magically transform together with water.  And the Beados Quick Dry Design Station provides a designated spot to make, spray and dry fun Beados designs!  We like the quick dry fan, special bead pod storage, design tray, scoop pen and 500 Beados included in the design station.

Crayola Virtual Design Pro: Quality art supplies are a must for children, and the Crayola Virtual Design Pro set gives kids their own sophisticated set of supplies.  The great Virtual Design Pro sets allow kids to decorate their own car or clothing designs and watch them come to life in the included app!

Our Generation: Realistic, large dolls are all the rage right now.  The amazing Our Generation collection from Target offers a great variety of dolls and accessories for reasonable and affordable prices.

family holiday giftsMakey Makey: Makey Makey is a revolutionary kit that will get the entire family excited about STEM and engineering.  It allows you to create objects into a game controller or computer key. We’ve had great fun making play-doh and banana drums. Best of all, the parents will enjoy it as much as the children!

My Monopoly: You can’t go wrong with family board games and My Monopoly morphs the iconic game into a personalized one including the option to personalize player photos!

LeapFrog Leap TV GiveawayLeapFrog LeapTV:  This educational, active video game has been all the rage in our home, and we think it is the big gift of the season! Check our full review here.

WIN IT: We are so excited to partner with LeapFrog again this Holiday season to giveaway a LeapFrog Leap TV to one lucky person (150 value)!  Enter via the rafflecopter below.  Please note that this contest is open to US only, and entries are verified.  Wishing you a beautiful Holiday!
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Some samples received, however, opinions as always, are my own.  Special thanks to Time To Play Magazine, The Big Toy Book, Momtrends and KidzVuz  for inclusion at their holiday events.

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  1. Grace Santiago says:

    I’ve been dying to try leap tv with my son! I think he’ would love seeing himself in the game.

  2. I had a chance to play with the leap tv at ttp and it was so much gun!

  3. Wonderful gift ideas! My little boy would love that Leap TV!

  4. Thank you for including us sweet friend!!!!

  5. Bree Betourne says:

    This would be so much fun!

  6. Great ideas! Def love the men’s slippers- my hubby could use and cheaper than uggs!

  7. betty wojnar says:

    My kids love leap frog products. This is an awesome addition to all of their learning products.

  8. Tia Wallner says:

    I’d love to let my kids try this out!

  9. Elizabeth Godschalx Wisniewski says:

    The makey makey looks so cool! My boys would have so much fun with something like that! I bet my husband and I would enjoy it too!

  10. The Leap Frog tv lookalike something my girl would love

  11. Patricia Wojnar Crowley says:

    This would be a perfect game for my nephews! They would learn so much!

  12. my son would enjoy this

  13. Kate Banks says:

    My kids have been begging for this!

  14. Annmarie W. says:

    My niece would love this as a gift!

  15. sadia shaikh says:

    it will be great time to bound for me and hubby with kids thanks for the chance

  16. My kids would love this!

  17. amy pugmire says:

    My Three little ones would be thrilled to have this under the tree xmas morning. It looks amazing! Thanks for the chance!

  18. Stephanie Larison says:

    My daughter saw a commercial for this the other day, she was in love!!

  19. My son is a real active boy and I think the Leap TV would be great for him.
    Seems like something that would be really fun to try with him 🙂

    Can’t wait to win it ! 😉 Thanks for hosting this give-away!

  20. My Niece would enjoy this.

  21. natalie s says:

    Some great gift ideas! This looks like a pretty cool product!

  22. Laura Wilson says:

    Thanks for the great ideas. I would love to have a LeapTv, I love Leapfrog products!

  23. I struggle with gifts for my husband but he would love those slippers. Leap TV would be great for my son, thank you for the opportunity to enter.

  24. Nic Perrino says:

    Great list, thank you!

  25. Fun! My kids would love this! Great gift picks!

  26. This looks great! My son would love this!

  27. My kids would be so excited to open this for Christmas. So much fun!

  28. This would be a great gift for my grandson

  29. Cindy Offenburger says:

    I would love to win this for my grandchildren, they would love it!

  30. amy tolley says:

    these are great ideas and wonderful for the entire family thanks for this chance

  31. suzanne kim says:

    my son would love this leapfrog product!

  32. Heather Hayes Panjon says:

    The LeapFrog Leap TV Looks Like Loads Of Fun, Perfect Gift Idea!

  33. melissa leyh says:

    my son would love this, thank you for the chance:)

  34. Colleen Boudreau says:

    My niece would love this!

  35. Stephanie Shipley says:

    What a great list of gifts! My son would especially love to get a Leapfrog Leap TV for Christmas.

  36. Janice Dean says:

    Thank you for the opportunity to win this! My grandchildren would love it!

  37. Allyson Tice says:

    I love educational games and this woudl be amazing in to have in our house!

  38. my 4 year old would flip over the leap frog tv game! He is all about anything leap these days!

  39. Heidi Daily says:

    The Leaptv would be great for my kids! I love that they have educational games that get them active!

  40. Jessica Padilla says:

    My son would love this.

  41. Amazing giveaway prefect for my son x

  42. Meghan Finley says:

    I’d love to win!

  43. LeapFrog is awesome – my kids would LOVE this!

  44. I love learning tools. This would be great for my daughter!

  45. I love that this is educational and fun. I could see my 4 year old loving this.

  46. Such an amazing gift guide and giveaway. Love the ideas!

  47. Jessica Menster says:

    This is such a cool system! My little ones would love it!

  48. My kids would go crazy!

  49. My kiddos would Love this system! 😉

  50. Cassandra Eastman says:

    This would be so much fun for my 3 and 5 year old! Love that it’s fun and educational as well.

  51. Marilyn Nawara says:

    If I were to win I would gift this to my grandkids — they would have so much fun with it.

  52. Michele Cook says:

    Leap Frog always has items my kids and granddaughter enjoy. She would love this!

  53. Deb Jackson says:

    Brea would love this.

  54. Tammie Venne says:

    I would love to get one of these for my daughters

  55. I am so excited about the LeapTV! I know my daughter would love it!

  56. angela saver says:

    Thanks for some great gift ideas, especially for the men in my family! I love that Leap Frog is educational, while still being fun & engaging!

    andysavi.mom@gmail.com

  57. This is a great holiday gift guide. My nieces would love this. I love an educational product that is also fun. That is a great way to make them interested!

  58. Armavita M says:

    What a perfect present for my little boy! He would love this. He is almost 2, and he enjoys LeapFrog products. 🙂

  59. Regina Wright says:

    My daughters would love a Leap TV!

  60. Terry Cover says:

    I would love to see my nephews daughter with this and from what I have heard this would be one big help to her.

  61. James Robert says:

    My youngest daughter feel left out and hut when her sisters play minecraft and she is too young to understand it all. This would be perfect for her to play and not feel left out any more. Thank you for the chance at winning

  62. Dorothy Boucher says:

    I just seen this advertise on television again the other night and am so in love with this, money this year has been very tight, but still hoping something will come through for my grandchildren.. I know how God works miracles and yes I am seeing me and my grandchildren all 8 of them ok 2 not old enough but either way we will make use out of this 🙂 lots of fun here..

  63. Denise Anderson says:

    My 3 year old nephew would absolutely lose his little mind with this doohicky! 🙂

  64. My son loves LeapFrog toys. He would have so much fun with this!

  65. The crayola design pro car collection looks so much fun! I think my boys would really like that!

  66. I love the ideas for dads. I just figured out what to get hubby for Christmas. Thanks

  67. I would like to win this for my grandkids.

  68. Beanybopp says:

    This would be great for our son. He has motor planning problems and it would help with that. Thanks

  69. I love that it gets kids active

  70. Mariaelena says:

    My son would love it!

  71. Karen Leonard says:

    My babies will love this

  72. I would love to win the Leap TV for my grandson! Thank you!

  73. this is a popular gift this season

  74. Amazing gift guide, you’ve covered all the bases. And wow, a Leapfrog Leap TV giveaway, what a great gift for someone to win.

  75. Holly Kennedy says:

    Thank you for the great ideas. I wanted to get this Leap frog for my nephew, Mason.

  76. Oh the LeapTV looks so fun yet so educational! I would love to give that to Carter! I think he would have so much fun and wear off alot of this extra energy on these cold winter days when we cannot go outside!

  77. Lisa Williams says:

    I love how the Leap Frog Leap TV, isn’t just a sit on the couch video game system,it gets the kids up and moving to get through the games,The game I want to try was the Dance and learn game,that sounds like like fun!!

  78. janet aycock says:

    my grand daughter would love this

  79. DanetteDW says:

    We have been looking for a video game system that is appropriate for toddlers. We want something that is educationally engaging not just mind numbing. Hope to win. Good Luck to all.

  80. thanks for all the great gift ideas, I really need to finishm y shopping

  81. Eloise Carlson says:

    I have heard great things about the LeapFrog TV and my daughter would really enjoy it! Thanks so much for hosting this giveaway!

    furygirl3132[at]comcast[dot]net

  82. my little niece would love for me to win this.

  83. This would be a great Christmas gift 🙂

  84. Amanda Sakovitz says:

    My niece would love this!

  85. Thomas Murphy says:

    I would love to win this for my son!

  86. Erica Beaver says:

    Leap frog has come along way from great to genius. 🙂

  87. Would love to win!

  88. Stacey Roberson says:

    My son would really enjoy this. He loves to watch TV, now we just need something he can interact with while watching.

  89. Jennifer Rote says:

    Some really good ideas. Would like this prize for my grandson.

  90. Thank you for the Holiday guide filled with great ideas. My daughters would love the Leap Frog TV. This is an amazing giveaway.

  91. BrieAnn S. says:

    I think a leap tv would be awesome for my kids! I’ve been really struggling to teach my 4 year old all her letters (upper and lowercase) and I really think this could help her.

  92. Leslie Roberts says:

    My granddaughter always likes new things to do she would just love the Makey Makey

  93. Austin Baroudi says:

    My nephew would love this! Thanks so much for the chance!

  94. Brigitte B says:

    I enjoyed reading your review on LeapFrog Leap TV. I feel that this would make a wonderful gift for me to give to my nephews who are ages 3 and 5.

  95. Jessie Frasier says:

    I would LOVE to win this!

  96. cami valenzuela says:

    I’d love to win this for my babies 🙂 Thanks so much. And you have awsome gift ideas

  97. Ann Fantom says:

    I would love to win this for my daughter

  98. Katie Bellamy says:

    My kids would love this! And me too!

  99. I love the positive influence leapfrog brings.. Would love to use this for the younger generation in my family.

  100. golden storm says:

    I would love to win this for my grandchildren

  101. This would be so cool for my Grandkids.

  102. angela lazo says:

    My son would really enjoy this.

  103. I love the li’l woodzeez from target! This just might be my daughter’s Christmas gift now!

  104. Adrienne gordon says:

    nice innovative product

  105. My twins would LOVE this. They have been asking for one!

  106. Cynthia C says:

    I think this would be lots of fun for my great-niece.

  107. My grand daughter would love this for Christmas!

  108. my son would enjoy this

  109. Now this is a video game I would be ok with my kids playing! They would love this!

  110. My kids would enjoy the Leapfrog Leap TV.

  111. crystal sheckles-gibson says:

    My daughter would love this prize. Thank you and Merry Christmas.

  112. I’ve been eying this for a while for my kids, it’d be perfect for cold, snowy, days when we’re stuck inside!

  113. heather eg kaufman says:

    This would be so fun for my kids!

  114. Katherine says:

    These will be fun to play with

  115. Audra watts says:

    Thank you for the opportunity. My daughter would love this!

  116. These all look so awesome. Amazing Christmas gifts

  117. I have heard great things about leap frog. I think my grandson would love it.

  118. Julie Raye-Rod says:

    This seems really neat.

  119. Nichole cicero says:

    Would love to win this for my daughter. It would be a blessing this year.

  120. abedabun dawn says:

    I would love to win this for my grand daughter! Thank you for the opportunity. Leap Frog makes the best educational toys! They last almost forever!

  121. Susan Morgensen says:

    I got some great ideas for my nieces and nephew. Thank you!

  122. Shareen Mioskowski says:

    This would be such a great gift for my children!!

  123. I would love to win this so that my grandchildren could play it when they come for visits

  124. thank you.

  125. this little gadget would be awesome to have I know my daughter and hubby would lvoe it:)

  126. Brian Paige says:

    My daughter would love this.

  127. Jessi Lanoue says:

    Leapfrog products are awesome. they are great presents for kids!!

  128. I would love to get the leapfrog, and even the other toys, for my godchild.

  129. Karen Lanois says:

    thanks for giveaway

  130. Mila Sayles says:

    My four year old daughter would love this!

  131. They have such cools things for kids these days!!

  132. Mary Hoffman says:

    As a “Gramma” I have lots of “Littles” that come around! I am very impressed with the “Morphing” of the children so they can see themselves on the screen! I also like the fact that they are getting exercise while learning! Thank-you for the chance to win this! “Merry Christmas” & Blessings to you & yours!

  133. just wanted to pop in to say Thanks Again for giving us a chance at this 🙂 Merry Christmas

  134. This would be a much better way for my kids to be entertained than violent video games that they would like to play.

  135. I’ve been dying to try the Leap TV, I think it’d be perfect for my 3 and 4 year old!

  136. ed goldstein says:

    had it for my kids; want it for the grands now

  137. april brenay says:

    I have two boys who would love this for Christmas morning

  138. I’ve heard about LeapFrog but Leap TV is new to me, when it comes to games I’m always looking for something educational this is a plus! I think my kids would like to try this.

  139. I would love this for my daughter. Thanks for the chance!

  140. My three children have learned so much from LeapFrog products. We would be delighted to try out the LeapFrog Leap TV. What a wonderful surprise….thanks for the review.

  141. Bianca Andrea says:

    I would love to win this for my nephew!

  142. Nicole Clawson says:

    I think this looks wonderful for my family. If I can’t win it I’ll be on the look out for a sale.

  143. This would make our holiday season PERFECT!

  144. this is such a wondefful product that I’ve had a chance to see with a friend… would love this for my child 🙂

  145. My oldest son would love the Leap Frog TV!

  146. melissa Resnick says:

    great gift ideas thanks

  147. sara giresi says:

    My little guy would love Leapfrog TV! We love the other products Leapfrog have!

  148. This has been the only thing my son has been asking for big time for xmas!

  149. Kathy Anderson says:

    My kiddos would love this!

  150. After seeing leap frog products I was always interested in how much it could help a child. I didn’t really have access to them when I was young but I hope my kids can!

  151. My kids would really enjoy this! SO many great options from Leap Frog this year!

  152. I have heard a lot of good things about Leapfrog Tv I know both my kids would love it!

  153. My kids would love this!

  154. Paula Myers says:

    This is really cool! My grandkids would love it!

  155. Kavya Seetala says:

    My niece will love this.I’m in.

  156. Paula Hafner says:

    What an awesome idea! This is a great way to get kids moving while still having fun and learning.

  157. This would be a gift any family would enjoy!

  158. I think my grandson would love this!

  159. my nephew would love it!

  160. Toni Marquardt says:

    I’m not sure about what it does, but my 5 year old loves games.

  161. The girls seen this on TV, they said they have to have it “it is so special” and “super”.

  162. I’d love to get this for my nieces. Looks so fun.

  163. This is great!

  164. I think this would be a great educational tool for my grandchild.

  165. Teresa Thompson says:

    My granddaughter really wants this.

  166. I have been anxious to try the Leapfrog Leap tv with my daughter! Looks like so much fun!

  167. this would be a nice gift for my daughter..thanks for the giveaway

  168. My oldest son is “dying” for him & his little brother to get some LeapFrog products…winning this would be AWESOME!!!

  169. Tabathia B says:

    I like how it keeps you moving while learning

  170. Richard Hicks says:

    I think the kids would really like this.

  171. One of my nieces has one and I think my nephew would enjoy it too

  172. Seeing all of these fantastic gift ideas has me even more excited for the holidays!! Merry Christmas!

  173. I would love to give this to my nephew !!

  174. My little ones watch daddy play video games and always want to play too but they become frustrated quickly because the paddles are to complicated. This would be a perfect alternative and they will be learning too!

  175. Kim Keithline says:

    Leap tv looks awesome for kids to use it really gets them moving and thinking

  176. Heather D. says:

    My niece has just started to read. She would love this.

  177. My grandson would have a blast with the this.

  178. This would be a great gift for my friends little one! Looks fun!

  179. My daughter has been begging for this!

  180. Karen Drake says:

    My granddaughter would love to have this Leap TV system.

  181. I’ve really been wanting to get LeapTV for my kids. I’ve heard so many good things about it. Fingers crossed!!!

  182. Tanya White says:

    I would love this for my y7 year old son he watches his older sibling play games but they are to complex for him this would be great for him to have.

  183. Christian Alejandro says:

    This would be great for my niece.

  184. Would not mind winning the Leap Frog LeapTV video gaming system. It’s at the top of my daughter’s wishlist.

  185. I’d love to let my kids try this out!

  186. My daughter would love so many of those gifts, great ideas! Thanks!

  187. My Grand-daughter would love this.

  188. my nephew would love this

  189. kathy dalton says:

    tHIS LOOKS LIKE A GREAT PRODUCT FOR WHEN THE GRANDKIDS VISIT

  190. Heather Dawn says:

    Thanks for the giveaway! My boys would have a blast with this!

  191. I love looking at gift guides to get ideas for Christmas. I’ve seen LeapTV being talked about a lot and it sounds like it would be something interesting and fun to own. I am happy that with this console Leap Frog has kept true to the learning aspect without loss of fun.

  192. Love these lists… Great ideas! My niece would love the Leap Frog TV.

  193. I love your picks. Christmas Eve pajamas are so much fun and make Christmas morning pictures that much better. My daughter would love the LeapTv.

  194. Jenny Stanek says:

    This is an awesome pick, my kids would love it!

  195. Jessica Lawrence says:

    I think my son would really love LeapFrog TV.

  196. Virginia Rowell says:

    This would be a perfect gift for my granddaughter. She’s four and would really benefit from the leapfrog tv.

  197. Amy Deeter says:

    this would be great for my daughter.ty for the chance at this wonderful prize

  198. Incredible opportunity and giveaway!!

  199. This looks like an incredible opportunity and giveaway! Thanks and what a trip!

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