The holidays are just about here! Do the holidays make get you stressed? Relax! There’s plenty of time to shop and plan for the holidays. To help you out, I’ve put together a list of some of my favorite things to give (and receive)! Many are under $25 (at the time this was posted). Historically, Amazon significantly reduces the prices on many of these gifts on Black Friday and Cyber Monday!
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For a couple (or anyone really)
Essential oil diffuser (under $25)
Enjoy scents with out spraying toxic fragrance all over your home. A set of essential oils and a diffuser is a great mid-priced gift! (do your research, some diffused oils can be toxic to pets)
Phi Kind chocolates
High-quality keto chocolates that are soy and dairy free.
Wine filter, Ullo with wine glasses
For someone who enjoys wine, but doesn’t enjoy the effects of sulfites
My husband and I recently got this blanket, and I really like it. I sleep pretty well anyway, but when using it, I feel like I’m sleeping deeper and waking up earlier and more refreshed.
Beauty Counter skincare or makeup
Great gifts or stocking stuffers: Fresh Faced Trio, Eye Sparklers Palette
100% Pure skincare or makeup (under $25)
Clean ingredient makeup and skincare products.
Dry brush set (under $25)
Great spa gift. Helps soften skin, reduce appearance of cellulite, and improves lymphatic flow.
Gua sha set (under $25)
Pamper and massage using ancient Chinese techniques to improve circulation and reduce puffiness and wrinkles.
Quality, eco-friendly brushes that don’t break the bank.
5-Minute Journal (under $25)
Keep it simple with this easy to use journal.
Stainless steel, quality grilling tools.
Shiatzu massage pillow
This tiny thing packs a punch! Look for discounted prices on Black Friday and Cyber Monday.
23 & Me DNA Kit
Learn about your ancestry and/or health. I recommend the health option because you can input your results into various third-party sites to interpret your genetic information even further.
French Press (under $25)
This one cup press makes it easy to have a great cup of coffee at the office.
Contego Travel Coffee Mug (under $25)
Good chocolate (under $25)
Toy Pots & Pans, Giantville
Metal pots and pans sized for little ones.
Kids learn to ride a bike faster and easier with a peddle-free coaster bike. No training wheels needed!
5 Minute Journal for Kids (under $25)
Get kids in the habit of reflection and gratitude
Super Easy Cookbook for Beginners (under $25)
Good book for older kids, teens, and young adults—all 5-ingredient recipes.
For the reader or audiobook listener
Great for those with a commute or who like to listen while exercising.
Unlimited reading or listening
The Core 4, Steph Gaudreau (under $25)
Learn Steph’s 4 pillars of health: Eat Nourishing Foods, Move with Intention, Recharge Your Energy, and Empower Your Mind
4 Hour Body, Tim Ferriss (under $25)
How to maximize the efficiency and effectiveness of workouts, eat for fat loss, and more
The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up, Marie Kondo (under $25)
Learn how and why an organized home can change your attitude and improve your happiness. Good as a gift as long as the recipient won’t take it as a hint to clean their house!
Atomic Habits, James Clear (under $25)
Learn how small changes over time can lead to big change.
Deep Nutrition, Cate Shanahan (under $25)
An amazing in depth nutrition resource
Eat the Yolks, Liz Wolfe (under $25)
An easy-to-understand nutrition book that debunks the biggest health and nutrition myths.
For the cook or foodie
Sometimes I use mine 3 times in one day. This thing is versatile and a time saver! Look for the best deals at Amazon’s Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales!
I use mine all the time to blend soups, sauces, and fatty coffee drinks!
This high-power blender is a bit spendy, but I love it—great for super-smooth smoothies, blended cocktails, sauces, and even nut butters.
Kitchen Aid mixer
Another splurge, but it is nice for mixing hands free.
Even if you’re not trying to reduce your fat intake, an air fryer is a great option for cooking food quickly and without the mess of oil frying. It also doesn’t heat up your house as much!
Spiralizer (under $25)
Easily “spiralize” your veggies to make healthy pasta and more.
Waffle iron (under $25)
This inexpensive waffle maker works great, plus it’s under 20 bucks.
Pyrex portable carrier
The 13 x 9 baking dish is a baking and casserole must-have, and having the insulated carrying case makes it easy to bring food to a potluck.
Cast iron pans
These are a classic kitchen staple for a reason.
Great time saver for someone who cooks a lot
Primal Palate Organic Spice Blends (under $25)
Eparé 2 in 1 Salt & Pepper Grinder (under $25)
Practical Paleo (under $25)
Solid nutrition information with simple & delicious recipes
Nom Nom Paleo Ready or Not (under $25)
Delicious healthy recipes that can be made quickly or prepped ahead of time.
Homegrown Paleo, Diana Rodgers
Part intro to homesteading, part cookbook that shows you how to start gardening and raising animals no matter how much space you have. Plus recipes to make after you’ve produced food.
Every Last Crumb, Brittany Angell (under $25)
Grain free, allergen free baking at it’s best. Make delicious grain free waffles, bagels, bread, brownies and more.
Meals Made Simple, Danielle Walker (under $25)
Well-crafted, delicious and healthy recipes.
Hope these gift ideas helped! If so, please comment below.