Holiday Gift Guide | Quirky Gifts and Stocking Stuffers

It is hard to believe Christmas is just a few weeks away.  I personally like to start Christmas shopping the beginning of November.  That way by the time Christmas rolls around I am prepared and not stressing out over last minute gifts.  Each week I will be sharing some sort of a gift guide. Today I am focusing on smaller gifts and most of these are under $50.  Many of these would make great stocking stuffers too.

First of all I have to recommend the Swell water bottle.  I use mine everyday.  I actually gave my mom one for her birthday and bought a small sized one for Sterling’s lunch box.  They really do keep your drinks ice cold.  It is such a great gift idea.  I have the medium size but I occasionally wish I had the large.


I am totally obsessed with the Gold Break the Ice Cooler Bag

I also love the confetti shot glasses, perfect for any occasion.

hostess gifts

Gold Cheese Knives | Kate Spade Cooler Bag Confetti Shot Glasses

Candlestick Holders | Party Toothpicks | Wine Bag | Gold Champs Glasses


I love the vintage look and packaging of the dominos and checkers game.  My parents have several of the older games like that at their condo and Sterling loves to play them.   I love the idea of the  Dinner Distractions Trivia,  it would be so fun for a dinner party.


Texas Hold Em Poker | Compendium Games | Dinner Distractions Trivia

Dominos | Backgammon

Table Tennis | Light up Tetris | Chinese Checkers


I love the idea of the whiskey rocks for a stocking stuffer for the men in your life.  I am tempted to get the insulated wine glass just to use on our boat.


Craft Beer Tasting Shot glasses | Animal Head Bottle Opener | Bathtub Wine Holder | Insulated wine glass | Beer Hammer | Christmas Whiskey Rocks | Star Whiskey Rocks | Cheers Stirs


My mom and I love all things Annie Taintor .  Her sayings always make me laugh.  I am totally ordering my mom this calendar.  I know she will think it is so funny.  I started following Humans of New York on instagram and it is so powerful.  It shares different life stories from people in NYC.  It would be such a beautiful coffee table book to own.


Calendar | Humans of New York Coffee Table Book | Zebra Dish
Candy Collection | Coffee Mug | Initial Jewelry Dish


and finally some fun Holiday Decorations.  I just ordered the confetti balloons for Frances Moon’s second Birthday!  I love LED lights to put on my indoor plants for the holidays.


Star Ornament | Bird Ornament | LED Lights | Confetti Balloons

Party Blowers | Glitter Antler Headbands | Star Garland

All these fabulous gifts are from Nordstrom and there are so many more fabulous ones.  Don’t forget it is free shipping on any and everything!

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  1. November 10, 2015 / 5:42 pm

    I just got the Humans of NY Stories and it was SO good. Just a reminder that there are so many different types of people in the world and that is what makes it wonderful 🙂

  2. November 10, 2015 / 8:33 pm

    Loving your guides! Especially all the gold (my fav!!!). And most especially that Swell Bottle. I've got my eye on the Rose Gold version 😉

  3. November 12, 2015 / 3:39 am

    Christmas is more than a few weeks away! I love to get a jump on gifts too, but that line made me laugh!

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