‘Tis the season to spread cheer and shop for the important people in your life. From gifts for kids, to her + him, and for the home too – we’re sharing our pre-tested favorites for Holiday 2015 with a keen eye for fun, style, and appreciation for lasting functionality. Scroll down for an exciting AMEX gift card giveaway to purchase something from our curated lists.
- FOR KIDS
Papinee: Gift the gift of imagination with a beautiful keepsake gift set from Papinee. Ignite curiosity and encourage children to follow their dreams as they explore the green grasslands of Kenya with this lovely Pantha the Lion set.
Roominate: Encourage your budding engineer and scientist with wired building toys that promote cognitive development and spatial skills. She’ll love building her own amusement park complete with spinning rides and lighted contraptions galore.
John Deere: Powered by scooting motion or the rear walking bar. Little ones ages 12 months and up will adore scooting around on their John Deere Pick-N-Pop Combine. Simply place the enclosed balls on the floor and watch your little one scoot around to collect the balls and then watch them drop out the side. Press on the GPS to hear fun musical tunes.
Magformers: Magformers magnetic technology encourages unique constructional play experiences with endless possibilities. Kids will have so much fun learning about kinetic motion and structural building with these exciting magnetic toys.
Playmobil: Looking for a special way to celebrate advent minus the daily chocolate? We adore Playmobil’s Advent Calendar Christmas Room with Illuminating Tree.
Skylanders: Skylanders fans will adore the Skylanders SuperChargers Starter Pack while piloting their SuperChargers over land, under sea and through the sky to stop Kaos and save Skylands.
Miposaur: Kids will love having their own highly intelligent dinosaur pet with evolving intelligence and personality. The Miposaur interacts with an included trackball allowing kids to take it for a walk, play fetch and so much more.
LeapFrog: Fuel their tablet craving with a kid-safe device packed with fun. Read our complete review of the LeapFrog Epic Android based tablet here. We love the Internet connectivity with parental controls.
- FOR HER
Lenny & Eva: Gift her meaningful jewelry with a thoughtful piece from Lenny & Eva’s interchangeable jewelry collection. Go for a dainty necklace or special inscription.
FRENDS Headphones: Give her the gift of unparalleled sound, while turning heads in these stylish over-ear headphones in FRENDS’ signature jewelry-inspired design. Hand-crafted in beautiful Taylor rose gold and white.
Nerium: The gal who loves visible results will love Nerium’s limited-edition holiday gift sets. Their 3-piece Total Anti-Aging Skincare Gift Set including their Age Defying Night and Day Creams and Firming Body Contour Cream is sure to please. I love how the night cream creates a palpable sense of tightening.
O-venture: She’ll never lose her keys again with O-venture’s Big O Key Ring. This stylish leather bangle saves my life on the daily – and we adore the new solid gold rush croc design.
Tria: In just 2 minutes a day she’ll be able to work on those pesky wrinkles with Tria’s breakthrough anti-aging laser that is uniquely designed for treating the eye area. This FDA-cleared Age-Defying Eye Wrinkle Correcting Laser corrects fine lines and wrinkles around the eyes for eye-opening results.
- For Him
O-venture: Not just for the ladies! O-venture helps keep men organized too with a stylish O-boy Money clip. I can’t wait to upgrade my husband’s metal binder clip to this smart cognac embossed lizard clip.
Areawear: Spread cheer in his drinks with the gift of Drink Rocks from Areawear. Chill the the cool shaped stones in your freezer before fixing him an evening cocktail.
Minnetonka: Give him the gift of comfort in a great part of slipper moccasins from Minnetonka. We love the double bottom fleece!
Rodan + Fields: He’ll appreciate the gift of a perfect shave with this three-step BEYOND THE SHAVE from Rodan +Fields. The regimen is clinically proven to alleviate razor irritation and reveal better-looking skin.
Filson: All men need a great duffle bag, and we love this lightweight dry duffle from Filson in green.
- FOR THE HOME
Wolf Gourmet: The Wolf Gourmet countertop oven with convection will make you never want to use your range again. The integrated temperature probe gives you precise roasting control without ever opening the oven door, and the unique perimeter convection mode ensures uniform heat throughout the oven. This gift is for the person who enjoys faster, more consistent, more predictably delicious results while baking, roasting, and broiling (or heating up frozen waffles:)).
Ninja: The Nutri Ninja Auto-IQ Pro Compact System is a gift that the entire family will enjoy. Make delicious smoothies and more with nutrient & vitamin extraction AND high performance all in one machine.
Shark: Give the of comfortable cleaning with the light but mighty Shark Rocket Powerhead. At only 9 pounds, not including the cord, this vacuum provides the cleaning power of a heavy-duty upright. It’s small footprint, and big cleaning capabilities will make you toss the bulky upright and never look back.
Epson: Can your printer not run out of ink for TWO YEARS? The wireless Epson Expression ET-2550 EcoTank All-in-One Printer delivers convenience and value, loaded and ready with up to two years of ink in the box – with innovative refillable ink tanks and ultra-low-cost replacement ink bottles.
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