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2018 Holiday Gift Guide

The 2018 Holiday Gift Guide is a sponsored post with items I have received in exchange for my honest review or compensation to be featured. This guide of gift ideas also contains affiliate links which means if you make a purchase after clicking a link, I will make a small portion of the sale at no additional cost to you. 

As we approach mid-November, it may seem early to talk about Christmas to some people but keep in mind there are also those people who have started their Christmas shopping in July.

So depending on how you look at it this gift guide is either right on time, too early, or way too late. It seems impossible to pick a date to post my gift ideas that please everyone so I have decided to include items that will please your gift recipients rather than worry about getting the posting date right.

All of the items chosen make perfect gifts for everyone on your list, items that they will be happy to receive and stuff that they will actually use, imagine that.

At the top of my list, every year is a bunch of housewares, you can never have too many kitchen supplies in my opinion. Luckily I was able to find everything a homemaker could want in one place, Tobox.

This homemaker gift basket is sure to please any cooking enthusiasts. It includes a little bit of everything at an exceptional value. I am amazed by how many great deals you can find on this site. You can recreate this gift basket for your favorite homemaker by picking up these items: Spray Bottle, Box Grater,Flatware Set,  4 Piece Placemat Set, Pizza Cutter, Egg Slicer, Large Bamboo Cutting Board, Measuring Spoon Set, and a Bakeware Set from Tobox.

Everyone loves a personalized gift, there is something so exciting about receiving a gift that was made just for you. This 18″ Sterling Silver Name Plate Necklace is the perfect gift for your favorite fashionista. Sterling silver goes with everything so this will be a gift that they can wear over and over again.

A gift that keeps on giving is the most fun kind to give or receive in my opinion. Pick up a pair of Selvi Full-Girlfriend Cut punjammies lounge pants like my daughter and I are wearing above and support the mission of empowering women by shopping Sudara over the holidays.

Hundreds of women have found freedom thanks to Sudara as well as safe housing, escaping trafficking, equipment for new or growing sewing centers, microloans and back-to-school programs.

A greeting card is a good way to let someone know that you are thinking of them this holiday season but getting them a gift that lets them know you really care is the best way to let them know that you are really thinking of them this holiday season.

Nearly every family household has a first aid kit — and nearly every one of those kits is a random collection of Band-Aids, and if you’re lucky, some antibiotic ointment. That’s fine for scraped knees but what happens when the injury is more serious? Developed by combat and first-responder veterans, and in response to the White House’s “Stop the Bleed” campaign, the unique Audio Bleeding Control Kit provides supplies and “just in time” audio instructions in English and Spanish, along with visual instructions, on how to handle three different levels of bleeding injuries.

Practical gifts are a great way to let someone know that you really did have them in mind when shopping for their gift this holiday season. From the makers of the mattress known to change the way you sleep comes this insanely comfortable hyper-elastic polymer seat cushion.

The Simply Cushion is especially great for long car rides and desk jobs, or for any time spent sitting down. It’s not just a treat for your bottom either, it also offers plenty of comfy lumbar support for long sitting sessions.

Give your loved ones the gift of feeling secure and having peace of mind while away. ALC Wireless offers protection for your home with the DIY easy-to-install Observer HD home surveillance system. It features a full HD, WiFi waterproof camera for indoor or outdoor use that comes paired with a 7-inch, full color, touch-screen monitor and 8GB microSD card. Plus, now until April 15,2019, you can enjoy even more savings by using the codes below.

  • Full HD 1080p Video Doorbell (model AWF71D): 20 percent off with promo code 20VIDEODOOR

  • HD 720p Indoor Panoramic WiFi Camera with On-Camera Recording (model AWF08): 20 percent off with promo code 20PANOCAM

  • Full HD 1080p Outdoor WiFi Camera with On-Camera Recording and Cloud Storage (model AWF61): 20 percent off with promo code 20HDOUTDOOR

  • Full HD 1080p Outdoor Pan & Tilt WiFi Camera with On-Camera Recording and Cloud Storage (model AWF53): 20 percent off with promo code 20OUTDOOR

  • SensorCam II Full HD 1080p Indoor Pan & Tilt Security WiFi Camera with Siren and On-Camera Recording (model AWF33-S2): 20 percent off with promo code 20SENSORCAM

  • 7-Inch Monitor Full HD Surveillance System with Single Outdoor Camera and Remote Access (model AWS337): 15 percent off with promo code 15CAMSYSTEM1

  • 7-Inch Monitor Full HD Surveillance System with Two Outdoor Cameras and Remote Access (model AWS3377): 15 percent off with promo code 15CAMSYSTEM2

  • Accessory Outdoor Camera for AWS337 and AWS3377 (model AWSC37): 15 percent off with promo code 15CAMERA

  • Home Security System Starter Kit with Control Hub, Built-In Siren and Two Door/Window Sensors (model AHS612): 20 percent off with promo code 20STARTERKIT

  • Door/Window Sensor (model AHSS11): 20 percent off with promo code 20CONNECT

  • Remote Control with Panic Button (model AHSS21): 20 percent off with promo code 20REMOTE

  • Smart Power Switch (model AHSS41): 20 percent off with promo code 20PWRSWITCH

The camera lets you see in low-light and total darkness up to 65 feet and will detect motion, record motion and send alerts to your phone via the free app. You can add on to this system with up to four more cameras to ensure a fully secured area. No monthly fees and easy access right from your smartphone.

Another way to gift peace of mind this holiday season is by gifting the Pet Nanny Cam. Using Wi-Fi you can talk to your pets, play with them by using the laser pointer, and even hear what they are doing with the two-way communication feature. This Pet Nanny Cam has a 340º rotating camera that captures live 720p video, records footage, and takes pictures using a free iOS/Android smartphone app.

When traveling away from home, you can still keep in close contact with your pets or keep an eye on the kids or their nanny. It’s so much fun to talk to your pets through this camera and use the laser pointer to keep them active even when you are at work or on the road. Capturing the photos to save for later when using the app is another added bonus of this nanny cam.

While shopping for pet lovers, picking up toys that both the cat and dog will love is always a fun gift idea. Petmate has a variety of toys for a variety of pets including, dogs and cats, as well as birds and fish. Pick up a new scratcher for the cats and a few toys to keep the dogs active like the RoboBone and ChuckIt RingChaser by clicking here. 

Petmate has so many cool items for fun and education for pet lovers, you would have a hard time not finding a gift that your recipient will love. Grab a few and make a basket so you don’t leave out any of the furbabies this holiday season.

When shopping for your furry friends and pet loving family, stop by Pet Magasin for all of your holiday needs. Create a pet lover gift basket from their items including a Large Pet Magasin Cat Self-Heated Bed, Retractable Dog Lead with Ergonomic Design & Smooth Leash Retraction [Waste Dispenser included], Pet Magasin Dog Toys – Multi-Texture and Adorably Cute (2-Pack) and a 3.5 Pound Tub of Wavy Bacon & Cheese Strips.

One lucky winner is going to receive an item of their choice (from the items pictured and listed above) from Pet Magasin to give to their furbabies. Enter the contest below and be sure to visit Pet Magasin for all of your pet-friendly holiday gift shopping.

Virginia H

Monday 3rd of December 2018

We love our fur babies. We currently have four in our household. Our newest is a Australian Shepherd Pit mix. He is currently a handful with the puppy stage and chewing on things that are not his toys. Thanks for the awesome blog post and for the chance on winning.

tiffany dayton

Friday 30th of November 2018

I love the dog toys. My dogs would love them.