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The Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide for 2020! Shopping time is upon us and I’ve gathered up my favorite ideas for everyone on your list. I have lots of unique gift ideas including some fun gifts that will support small businesses!
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Gift Guide for the Cook:
I can always find fantastic kitchen gifts for everyone on my list. Here are some of my favorites for this year.
- Anolon Vesta Cast Iron 5 Qt. Braiser ~ A black matte enamel interior provides beautiful searing, browning and cooking, and side handles provide ample room for potholder grip. Broiler safe with a self-basting lid and ideal for all stovetops, including induction. Buy it on Amazon.
- Anolon Advanced Home Round Two Step Meal Set ~ a versatile 2-in-1 combo of a 5-Quart Dutch oven and a 10-Inch everything pan that also acts as a convenient lid for the Dutch oven. Buy it on Amazon.
- Well Told State Slate ~ One 12″x12″ slate serving platter etched with the borders and roadways of our great states. Great for the entertainer in your life. Love this for making cheese boards and it also makes a great hot plate.
- Fab Slab ~ Fab Slabs Australian cutting boards are made with a statement of style & quality. They are wooden camphor laurel cutting boards & grazing platters. High quality timber boards that are designed to be durable & stay in beautiful condition even after extended usage. Made from Camphor Laurel trees as they are an introduced species In Australia and the timber is naturally and permanently antibacterial. These are my new favorite cutting boards, they are such great quality and look gorgeous. Buy it on Amazon.
- Cosori Premium 5.8 Quart Air Fryer (from Amazon)~ 1700 W Power * LED Panel for Easy Operation * Auto Shutoff * 5.8 Quart Capacity (3- 5 servings) * 10 Customizable Functions — Steak, Chicken, Seafood, Shrimp, Bacon, Frozen Foods,French Fries, Vegetables, Toast, Bake * Uses 85% Less Oil than Deep Frying * Rapid Heat Circulation preheats in 5 minutes and will cook dishes in a fraction of the time in a conventional oven.
Air Fryer Accessories Kit (from Amazon)~ includes cake pan, pizza pan, baking racks, skewers, silicone mat, silicone egg bites mold.
- Cosori Kettle (from Amazon)~ Water heats up quickly in 3-7mins, a great choice to replace your microwave, stove or your old kettle. Perfect for Coffee, tea, oatmeal, pasta and more.
Gift Guide for the Grill Master:
Since we started Out Grilling, I have found some really awesome products for anyone who loves to grill and cook outdoors.
- Hero Grill ~ the world’s first dishwasher safe grill * weighs just 9 pounds and includes the grill, a single use charcoal pod, a multi-function thermometer, a custom designed bamboo spatula, a food safe bamboo cutting board and a rugged, waterproof carry case — super convenient carrying and storage * uses a self-contained, all natural charcoal pod that is ready in 10 minutes and provides 60 minutes of cooking time — no more messy bags of charcoal and lighter fluid. Buy it on Amazon.
- Derek Wolf 6- Pack Beer Rub Sampler from Spiceology ~ A great addition to any spice collection and these rubs are sure to take your bbq to the next level of delicious. Buy it on Amazon.
- King of the Grill T-Shirt (from Amazon) ~ Just stating the obvious here. A fun t-shirt for any grilling enthusiast.
- O-Yaki Portable Grill Set ~ set of 9 barbecue accessories is compact and easy to store and carry, perfect for the home, picnics, camping or tailgating.
- O-Yaki Skewer Set ~ Easy to clean and store. Use it in the oven or grill. Great for appetizers and entertaining. We tried this out over the weekend and loved it! A great gift for the person who loves to grill. Buy it on Amazon
Gift Guide for Her:
I’ve got ideas for every price range that would be a great fit for moms, sisters, friends and any gal on your shopping list this year.
- Glamour Jewelry Box ~ Monthly jewelry subscription box delivered straight to your door! * $55+ worth of retail jewelry in each collection for only $34/month! * No Commitment: skip/cancel anytime & free shipping! Options of Silver, Gold & Rose Gold. Love this idea for my nieces, best friends and sisters! Quality jewelry and I really like the idea of gifting a 3 month subscription. Fun to keep getting a new gift every month!
- Frye Tote (from Amazon) ~ Made of beautiful antique pull up leather that has been burnished to give it that well-loved, already worn-in look, it is the perfect size to carry all your essentials, and just a bit more.
- Birkenstock Women’s Zermatt Shearling Clog (from Amazon)~ Classic clog style will keep you cozy. Wool blend upper Slip on style for an easy on and off Soft genuine shearling lining helps wick away moisture Cork and latex contoured footbed provides proper weight distribution to help support the foot’s natural shape and structure Rubber outsole for added durability.
- Brandini Toffee ~ scrumptiously rich Guittard dark chocolate and fresh roasted almonds combined with simple, quality ingredients to create an elegant gift for any occasion. Cashew Almond Toffee Popcorn Handcrafted in small batches with simple ingredients. This fusion of air popped corn, award winning toffee, cashew and almonds creates a flavor profile and texture that is second to none.
- Cozy T-Shirt (from Amazon) ~ My favorite shirt, comfy, cozy and lots of great colors to choose from. Great with jeans or leggings.
- Bamboo Night Gown (from Amazon) ~ The absolute best, most comfortable and affordable night gown that I’ve found. It keeps you cool and washes and dries perfectly. Seriously love this.
- Corkcicle (from Amazon) ~ RIPLE-INSULATED STAINLESS STEEL – Keeps cold drinks cold and hot ones hot; By the pool, on the patio, at the office – wherever. I have a couple of these and they are seriously the best. So many colors to choose from and I love the spill resistant lid!
These gift ideas for guys are all approved by my husband and three sons and will fit any price range. Great gift ideas for dads, brothers, boyfriends and nephews.
- Rhineland Pack Axe (from Amazon) ~ HANDMADE IN GERMANY – The Rheinland Pack Axe is lightweight, compact, and easy to carry while trekking through the wilderness. Comfortable to use one or two handed, this pack axe will excel at making kindling, limbing branches, building your shelter, and other light splitting and cutting work. Excellent small axe for backpacking and bushcraft work. The Traditional wide-bit German blade is also popular for carving as a carving axe for hobbyists.
- Bombas Socks (from Amazon) ~ Simply the best socks ever! If you ask my husband what he wants for Christmas, it’s always socks. He received a pack of Bombas last year and they are his absolute favorite socks.
- Case Pocket Knife (from Amazon) ~ The go- to gift for all of the guys on my list. Length Closed: 4 1/8 Inches * Great everyday pocket knife for projects around the house, the outdoors, and hunting * Made In Bradford, PA. USA
- Work Sharp Knife Sharpener (from Amazon) ~ COMPLETE KNIFE SHARPENER – field, home or shop use designed for sportsmen who need a complete, compact field sharpening solution. The diamond plates can be easily removed to expose a broad head wrench to speed sharpening in the field. Diamond plates can be attached with the abrasive exposed or flipped over during transport in your gear bag. We use these sharpeners daily!
- Carhartt Rain Defender Sweatshirt (from Amazon) ~ A rugged and durable sweatshirt that guys will love. Available in tall sizes and makes a great gift for any guy on your list. My guys love this pullover.
- The Viper HD Binoculars (from Amazon) ~ Premium optics and rugged construction in a tremendously compact, lightweight package – What more could you need? Well, perhaps a quality chest harness to comfortably and securely carry your investment in the field, but that’s included, too! Hunters, shooters and outdoor enthusiasts alike are sure to benefit from the high performance of the Viper HD binoculars.
Gift Guide for Teens:
Teens can be especially hard to buy for! With the help of my teenager, here are my top picks for this year!
- Cowin Headphones (from Amazon) ~ Professional Active Noise Cancelling Technology. Significant noise reduction for travel, work and anywhere in between. Advanced active noise reduction technology quells airplane cabin noise, city traffic or a busy office, makes you focus on what you want to hear, enjoy your music, movies and videos. The noise cancellation function can work well both in wire and wireless mode. My son has these headphones and they are seriously impressive.
- Charging Hub (from Amazon) ~The charging station combines all your charging needs into one simple neat charging location. Comes in 4 cool colors! No more hunting for bricks to charge all of their devices!
- Brilliant or BS? (from Amazon) ~ A general knowledge trivia game for players age 14+ that you can win without knowing any answers * It rewards creativity and quick-thinking as players try to convince the room of their brilliance * The laughs keep coming as the other players interrogate and cross-examine one another to find the truth. An instant favorite with our whole family!
- Inflatable Lounger (from Amazon) ~ air lounger is made of rip-stop polyester – tough fabric that can withstand Sun, Water or Dirt. Use it as a Picnic Blanket, for relaxing during vacation, hiking/camping or simply for hanging out with friends or family in a garden/backyard – a truly multi-functional accessory! A surefire hit for teens because lounging is their favorite, right?
- Nintendo Switch Lite (from Amazon) ~ This has been on the top of my teen’s list for a few years now. I may have to actually add it to the cart this year.
- Tie-Dye Kit (from Amazon) ~ Tie-Dye is back! One step kit includes enough tie-dye supplies for a party of 6 people. A fun gift for crafty kids!
- GoPro Camera (from Amazon) ~Stunning 4K video and 12MP photos in Single, Burst and Time Lapse modes * Durable by design, HERO5 Black is waterproof to 33ft (10m) without a housing.
Gift Guide for Kids:
If you have little kids or grandkids on your list, here are a few of the gifts I’m buying this year! Affordable gift ideas that they are sure to love.
- Doodle Board (from Amazon) ~ Toddler doodle board: touch lights unit with 6 songs, 12 light colors, and instructions. * Sensory toy for toddlers: My first Crayola touch lights is a mess-free, portable doodle board that lights up and plays music. * Mess free Crayola: sealed gel surface is safe for doodling with fingers and never leaves a mess.
- Plush Pony (from Amazon) ~ Every kid needs a big plush pony! The grey big horse plush doll has a super soft plush, feels very comfortable and smooth, fluffy, perfect for hugs. Shaggy horsehair, shiny scarf make this plush horse super cute.
- Crayon Name Set (from Etsy) Original Rainbow Crayon® Letters measure approx. 1.5-2″, but will vary depending on the actual letter. Not recommended for children under 4 due to parts that could break off. Super cute gift idea. I ordered this for my niece and was very pleased with it. Great Etsy seller.
- Vinyl Stickers (from Amazon) ~ Safe and Non-toxic * Waterproof * Glossy and Bright * Thick and Durable * Indoor?Outdoors use * Easy to stick repeatedly * Peel off with no residue. What kid doesn’t love stickers? These are super cute and no mess!
- Radio Flyer (from Amazon) ~ The Classic Red Wagon features an all-steel seamless body and undercarriage. The extra-long pull handle folds under the wagon for storage and the controlled turning radius prevents tipping.
Gift Guide for the Home:
A gift for the cozy home is a great idea this year, even more than ever before. Check out some of unique home gift ideas for friends and family.
- Farmhouse Pot Rack (From Etsy) ~ Sturdy enough for heavy cast iron pans. 36 inch Handmade Metal Pot Rack adds a farmhouse accent to any kitchen or dining space. Sturdy hooks will hold cast iron skillets and your favorite cookware. Great display for vintage kitchen, farmhouse kitchen, small kitchen spaces. 36 X 2 X 1 inch I have 2 of these in my kitchen. Love them!
- Farmhouse cup Rack (From Etsy) ~ Most popular item! With the popular farmhouse industrial look, this Farmhouse Cup Rack adds an inviting touch to your kitchen or dining area and frees up space in your kitchen. Display your treasured cup collection with this sturdy cup rack. Hand crafted. * 36″ l x 1 “w * Holds 5 cups or mugs
- Vintage Blacksmith Mug Rack (From Etsy) ~ Vintage Blacksmith Mug Rack with 2 hand forged hooks. * Can be wall mounted or attach to side of kitchen cabinets. * Heavy Duty – will hold heavy mugs or even skillets and heavy pans. * Mug Rack or Pot Rack. * Stack the racks to hold more cups or pans.
- Scout & Smith Cheers Tritan Stemless Champagne Flutes (from Etsy) – 9 oz, Reusable Champagne Flutes, Tritan, Plastic, Gold Foil, Set of Ten. Perfect gift for the entertainer or to have on hand for celebrations and get togethers. I have a set and they are so pretty and I plan to add them to my Christmas goodie baskets this year.
- Loo-Hoo Wool Dryer Balls ~ a reusable, energy-saving alternative to dryer sheets. LooHoos are made in Maine, USA, using 100% Domestic Wool. They naturally soften clothes without the use of unwanted harmful chemicals contained in dryer sheets. Because of wool’s natural ability to absorb odors and toxins, LooHoos leave your clothes smelling fresh and clean. LooHoo Wool Dryer Balls can also reduce your dry time by 10-25%, saving you money. Within a few short months your LooHoo Wool Dryer Balls can pay for themselves.
- Pendleton Throw (from Amazon) ~ 54″ x 60″ Made in the USA * 100% Wool * Machine Washable A luxurious throw to compliment any decor. This blanket is in my cart for a special gift this year.
- Bar Set (from Amazon) ~ THE ESSENTIAL COLLECTION: Complete your Home Bar with GALROSE Martini Shakers Cocktail Set. * Includes 18.5 oz Double Wall Stainless Steel Lined Drink Shaker, Double-Sided Jigger, Hawthorne Cocktail Strainer, Bottle Opener, Long-Handled Spoon, Tongs with Galvanized Iron Handles and a Magnetic Timber Organizer Stand.
- Culinary Candles (from Prosperity Candle)~ Blended with herbs and spices together for a candle collection that celebrates culinary aromas! From refreshing mint and basil to lemongrass and thyme, fill a room with your favorite spice-scented candles. Each candle is accompanied by a matching recipe. Great for any room of the house and a wonderful gift for the foodie in your life. These candles smell so good!
Stocking Stuffers Gift Guide:
Stocking Stuffers can be tough for me, especially as my kids got older. I like finding unique things other than gift cards and toothbrushes to fill their stockings. Here’s my top stocking stuffer picks for this year.
- The Draft Top ~ The Bar Tool designed to remove the top of aluminum beverage cans. * Creates an incredibly smooth edge that safely turns your can into a cup * Perfect for adding garnishes or mixing drinks * The Topless Beer Can Opener This was a huge hit with my boys. Cool for soft drinks or beers for adults! Buy it on Amazon
- Kinetic 3D Arm Flow Rings ~ (from Amazon) Magic Spring Slinky Toy – Stainless Steel Can be played with by yourself or can be used with a friend to pass along from hand to hand. Really cool and fun for all ages.
- Scrunchies ~ (from Amazon) Favorite Scrunchies – Rock them in a bun or in a ponytail. Assorted scrunchie packs are trendy for all occasions.
- Rose Salve ~ (from Amazon) Soothes and conditions the skin, making this salve a must-have for dry skin patches and chapped lips * Emulsified with extra-soothing Rose Extract (1%), which helps ease irritation and condition the skin * May be used on lips, face, cuticles, elbows, knees, chapped or very dry skin patches * Formulated by Bigelow Chemists, made in the USA and never tested on animals I’m not a huge beauty products gal, but this is one of those can’t live without it products. It is always on my night stand and I love adding it to gift baskets and stockings.
- iCloth Screen Wipes ~ (from Amazon) Individual screen wipes are perfect for phones, tablets, glasses & small surfaces. Made of an aerospace-approved pre-moistened fabric with a 75% purified water formula, the soft display screen cleaner wipes away residue. So easy to keep your phone, glasses and other electronics safe & clean!
- Tile Mate ~ (from Amazon) FIND KEYS, BAGS & MORE — Tile Mate Bluetooth tracker is the all-purpose finder for a wide variety of items like keys and bags. The easy-to-use finder and free app work with iOS and Android. * FIND NEARBY — Use the Tile app to ring your Tile Mate when it’s within 200 ft.
Homemade Gift Guide:
Sometimes a homemade gift is the best thing you can give. Here’s a few of my favorites that I love to make and share with family, friends and neighbors.
Chocolate Peanut Butter Clusters ~ Super quick and easy and always a favorite! Add festive sprinkles and package them up in cellophane bags with a pretty ribbon.
Caramel Popcorn ~ This is my grandma’s recipe and it is so addictive! I will be making several batches this year to put in my goodie baskets. The recipe is super simple and one of my all time favorite treats.
Best Ever Sugar Cookies ~ Another recipe from my grandma. These cookies are not your ordinary sugar cookie. A really buttery cookie that isn’t too sweet. It makes a large batch, perfect to bake and share.
Chocolate Chip Biscotti ~ I make a couple of batches of these crunchy and delicious cookies every year. They are a sturdy cookie that is great if you need to ship or pack them up for far away gifting.
White Chocolate Caramel Macadamia Nut Fudge ~ Creamy and delicious with amazing flavor. This is my favorite fudge to make and share for the holidays. Everyone loves it and it’s really easy to make.
Alabama Fire Crackers ~ If you haven’t tried these, you are missing out. They are spicy but it’s easy to cut back on the chili flakes if you are like me. Super flavorful and delicious plus they are crazy- simple to make. Perfect for something savory to add to your gift baskets or place them in a fancy jar for an easy gift.