Hey y’all! I have rounded up a few of my favorite holiday picks if you are still searching for some perfect and practical gift ideas. Some will include gifts to make someone’s(or your) life easier in the kitchen, my most favorite natural beauty products, fun & practical ideas for little ones, and also some things that are on my wishlist! But hurry time is running short so don’t procrastinate on scooping these up! To shop a product(s) simply click on the image and it will direct you to purchase. Shopping made easy just for you guys! Sadly, I could not include all of my favorites but you can find the rest right here on the blog under Favorite Essentials holistichappinessblog.com Also check out my hubby’s(Matt) favorite everyday essentials under Men Essentials on the blog! So many items that would make great Christmas gifts. Hope you enjoy this as much as I do. XOXO

Favorite Kitchen Essentials Gifts

$5- $300+

1. Silicone Muffin Liners

    
I have had these for 5 years and they get used weekly! I love that they are reusable and you don’t have to ever use cooking spray, your baked goods just slide right out. Cute for packing in lunch boxes too!

2. OXO Stainless Steel Magnetic Measuring Cups

After having plastic measuring cups for years(and always loosing them) these have been a game changer!

3. Stainless Steel Drinking Straws

I saw these a few months back and am SO glad I gave them a try. They are reusable, durable, and love the way my drinks feel cold when sipping from them! Fits perfectly in our Yetis!

4.) Calphalon Stainless Steel Cookware Set

People ask me all the time what cookware I use, I’ve had this set for years and it has held up fantastic! Great replacement for non-stick cookware that contains super toxic chemicals that cook into your food.

5.) Clear Glass Tea Mugs

I will admit I had these on my wish list but they went on mega sale and I couldn’t resist purchasing! I love being able to see the beautiful colors of my tea when using these. They are amazing quality as well. Probably one of my newest favorite kitchen items right now!

6.)Instant Pot 6 or 8 Quart

6 quart         8 quart

If you follow me on social media, you know an InstantPot would be on this list. Life changing pretty much sums it up. One of my most used kitchen items and a must have in my opinion. From cooking perfectly boiled eggs in just 5 minutes, fluffy rice & quinoa in 15 minutes, and soups and stews lightening fast this my friends is THE perfect gift!

7.) Vitamix High Power Blender

Ok don’t freak at this one BUT this is an oldie & goodie so I had to include it. My Vitamix is my #1 most used kitchen accessory, hands down. It gets used up to 3 times in a single day(going on 5 years too!). You can make SO much more than smoothies like hummus, soups, and ice cream- just to name a few! I can honestly say this has been the best & most used Christmas gift my husband has ever gotten me!

Favorite Natural Beauty Products

(Perfect Stocking Stuffers!)

$5- $150+

1.) Favorite Chemical Free Face Washes!

          
BeNatural Organics Foaming Face Cleansers. Both are gentle facial cleansers, I have both and love them each. The RoseHip is my favorite because it has the most beautiful scent, smells like flowers. I use these both morning and night and one bottle lasts a few months!

2.) Babo Botanicals Natural Lip Balm(with SPF 15!!!)

My #1 all time favorite lip balm! I just LOVE this stuff! It has sunscreen which is a huge plus and actually moisturizes your lips instead of leaving them dry. It is made with all organic ingredients has the yummiest coconut flavor. I use this brand of sunscreen on my kiddos + me and my husband! PS-It’s half off right now so I just ordered 4(I always keep them spaced out through my house and car so I’m never without—that’s how much I love them)!

3.) Mineral Fusion Natural Volumizing Mascara

I have tried several natural mascaras over the past few years and this is by far my favorite! I love the way my lashes look and I don’t have to worry about putting toxic products so close to my eyes(did you know most manufactured mascaras contain tar—yes like the same tar they use on roads, yikes)! The price is perfect for my budget too, can’t beat it!

4.) Tarte Lip Sculptor Squad Set(Was on Oprah’s favorite things list 2016!)

I had this Tarte lip set on my wish list last year and I was so excited someone got it for me! The colors are beautiful and I love each one for different reasons! From a nude lip or a more bold lip for night out, this set has it all. There could be a more natural lip gloss out there but Tarte is a good brand and I do use some of their more safer products. I haven’t had to buy lip gloss for an entire year and they still seem so full! I just love this set!

5.) Clarisonic Facial Brush & Replacement Brush Heads

   
Y’all are not going to believe this but I have had this clarisonic brush for over 7 years(maybe 8!?). I use it daily with my Be Naturals Organic face wash and it really gets in my pores and makes me skin super clean and soft. I replace the brush heads every 6 months to keep bacteria from getting into my pores (3 months is recommended but you can totally get away with twice a year). Such a wonderful gift that is actually good for your skin!

Favorite Gift Items for Kids

1.) PiggyPaint Non Toxic Girls Nail Polish

Love this chemical free, water based nail and toe polish. If you have little girls this is a must and would be a great stocking stuffer! Completely safe for kids and babies and the colors are adorable!

2.) Wee Can Too Veggie Sidewalk Chalk

Believe it or not sidewalk chalk can contain some pretty hazardous chemicals and can cause serious complications if ingested(and of course our youngest puts them straight in her mouth)! But I don’t have to worry about it with this plant based chalk made with all organic ingredients, and it is lead free too!

3.) Pura Stainless Water Bottles

          
We switched to these for the kids a few months ago and they have loved them!!! Superb quality, keeps drinks cold, and washes out SO easily. They have two each, London(1 yr) uses the bottle top, and Lily(3 1/2yr) uses the straw top. Santa is bringing them one more each to go in their stockings! I have been highly satisfied with them and they are worth every penny in my opinion!

4.) Learning Tower for Kids

If you have seen any of my social media posts/pictures, 9 times out of 10 my toddler is using her learning tower to help me cook. She got it for her birthday this past year and uses it almost every day. It is high quality and does not wiggle or move when they are standing on it. Very secure and stable. This might be one of her favorite and most used gifts she has gotten! Great way to get kids more involved in the kitchen too!

5.) Delight Children’s Flatware Set

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This is a super new kitchen item for us but my kids love them! Beautiful and unique silverware for growing kiddos. No harsh chemicals or plastic and are super durable. If you want to get your grandkids, kids, or whoever you are buying for a gift they will use every day, this is it! Plus I have a special discount just for you all! To get 10% off entire purchase + free shipping use these two codes(must enter codes separately): Holstc10 + DlghtShp
Discount only available for a few more days so order now!!!
 

Items on my Wish List!

$13 – $250+

1.) Peanut Butter/Nut Butter Oil Mixer

If you know me then you know my love or border line obsession for peanut and nut butters. I have heard this thing is a total game changer. It is suppose to mix up the oils at the top evenly into the butter, making for less mess and evenly blended nut butter. So cool!!!

2.) Yeti Rambler

I use my Yeti everyday, all day. I have the standard 16 oz size and I am constantly refilling throughout the day. I would get so much use out of the larger size and I love the different color options! Yetis are always in my top gift giving ideas!

3.) Food Saver Quick Food Marinator

I marinate something at least once a week and just use a plain old pyrex dish. Usually I will let whatever I am marinating sit over night or for multiple hours that day, this contraption can marinate your food in just minutes, saving so much time! Seems like an awesome product and it is BPA free.

4.) Berkey Water Filter System

This countertop stainless steel water filtration system is totally on my wishlist big time! This particular system can filter out 100% of toxic pathogens that are common in regular water, and reduces the amount of fluoride by 95%. Everyone we know that has them raves about how much they love theirs. This would be used every single day, all day in our house!

5.) Air Fryer

After watching some of my favorite food bloggers use their air fryers on a regular basis, I have fallen in love with the idea of complete convenience with this product. We don’t do much fried foods here due to the amount of oils,process, time ect. But this only takes 1 tbsp of oil total and your fries(or whatever else you are doing) can be done in just minutes! There is a smaller version for half the price but I have learned with my crew, bigger is better for us(they can really eat a lot of food haha)! Seems like a great product and would get a lot of use in our home.