2020 Holiday Gift Guide


2020 Holiday Gift Guide

The Holiday Season is finally here! After this year, we’re all looking for something good to celebrate!

Giving gifts has always been one of my biggest joys. I love finding interesting things for all my favorite people. 

This year, I’ve had the amazing opportunity to team up with my sweet friend Kristina Hall to bring you a list of our must-haves (and gives- is that a thing? I’m making it a thing.) for the holiday season this year! 

After all, my BFF doesn’t call me Buddy the Elf for no reason — and Kristina is just as Christmas Crazy as I am! 

So hang on to those jingle bells, it’s time for the 2020 Holiday Gift Guide! 


For the beauty lover

  • Rodan+Fields Radiant Defense Skin Perfecting Liquid: It looks like makeup, but acts like skincare! With 10 different shades available, you can be confident that your foundation is good for your skin AND matches perfectly! ($66-Get 10% off + FREE shipping as a Preferred Customer + EXTRA 20% off Black Friday Weekend!!)
  • Thrive Causemetics Liquid Lash Extensions Mascara: Your search for the perfect mascara is over! This tube mascara is totally flake free! Not to mention, Thrive donates a portion of every purchase to impact the lives of women around the world! ($24- Get $10 off your order of $50+ AND free shipping HERE!) 
  • Rodan+Fields Lash Boost: Longer, fuller, darker-looking lashes that are all yours! This lash serum is SO easy to apply. ($155-  Get 10% off + FREE shipping as a Preferred Customer + EXTRA 20% off Black Friday Weekend!!) 
  • DryBar Double Shot Round Dryer Brush: What if there were a way to have a fresh blowout every day?! This round brush dryer is the secret (and it’s super easy)! ($150)
  • Urban Decay Naked Eyeshadow Palette: This gorgeous palette has 12 rose-toned neutral colors. Matte to shimmer, light pink to black- you’ll fall in love with this assortment of colors! ($54)
  • Slip Silk Pillowcase: A pillowcase that helps prevent wrinkles and bedhead? Yes, please! This 100% silk pillowcase helps keep your skincare where it should be- on your face! ($89)
  • Artis Makeup Brush Set: Gorgeous rose gold makeup brushes that will leave a smooth flawless finish on your skin. Perfect for both powder and liquid cosmetics. ($98)
  • Makeup Brush Cleaning Set: Gone are the days where you have to wait what seems like forever for your makeup brushes to dry! This makeup brush cleaning set washes and dries your brushes for you! ($22.58)

For the fashion lover

For the health enthusiast

  • Isagenix Isalean Shakes A nutritious superfood smoothie you can prepare in seconds! Great for any time of the day, tastes like a milkshake, and is filled with 24 grams of protein (and gluten free!) — You’ll stay fuller, longer! ($43.99- save 25% when you sign up as a Preferred Customer!) 
  • Hydro Flask Water Bottle: Keep your drinks cold (or warm), longer! Why not coffee in the AM and water the rest of the day? The flavors won’t transfer, so use this one bottle to do it all! ($39.95)
  • Isagenix Isalean Bars: Looking for a nutritious meal on the go, but don’t want to sacrifice the taste? These full meal replacement bars are the perfect option! Packed with 20 grams of protein (and gluten free!) they’re bound to be your go-to snack or meal when you’re out and about!  ($30.99- save 25% when you sign up as a Preferred Customer!) 
  • The Defined Dish Cookbook: NYT Bestselling Author Alex Snodgrass makes weeknight cooking nutritious, wholesome, and easy! ($21.49)
  • Hamilton Beach Travel Blender: Out on the road? Who says you can’t take your blender with you! This battery-powered blender is perfect for staying on track with nutrition goals while on the go!($16.99)
  • Yoga Mat: Can’t get to yoga? Bring the yoga to you! ($15.99)
  • Hair Scrunchies: Of course you’ll have to keep your hair out of your face for your workout, but that doesn’t mean you have to use products that damage it! Minimize breakage with these gorgeous scrunchies! (12 pack for $6.09)
  • Foam Roller: Time to work out those sore muscles! This foam roller is perfect for minimizing soreness after a tough workout. ($15.51)
  • On Cloud Sneakers: This running shoe isn’t just for runners! With so many amazing options, you really can’t go wrong! ($178.04)
  • Hypervolt Massage Gun: Another great way to work out stiff muscles is with this massage gun! Knotted shoulders? Sore calves? This is your go-to! ($199)

For the home

  • Family Names Pillow: The most precious gift for the mom in your life! (And don’t forget the fur moms!) ($25.99) 
  • Barefoot Dreams Blanket: Wrap yourself in this irresistibly soft blanket made from luxurious microfiber. The easy-care fabric of this throw won’t shrink, pill, or wrinkle!  ($147)
  • Day Designer Planner: Start the new year off organized! This daily planner is perfect for helping you ge tthe job done. ($59)
  • Kendra Scott Tumbler: “Shine and Be Kind” ($18)
  • Yeti Coffee Mug: No more having to reheat your coffee! From the office to the outdoors, this mug keeps your coffee piping hot!($24.95)
  • Charcuterie Board: Who doesn’t love a beautiful meat and cheese board?? ($35.95)
  • H&M Cotton Tea Towels: These towels are perfect for bringing a little Christmas cheer to the kitchen — but even better because you can use them all year! (3-pack $12.99)
  • Weezie Makeup Remover Towels: Wash the day off with these stain-free, 100% organic, plush, absorbent makeup towels. ($40/pair)
  • Coravin Wine Opening System: Enjoy a glass of wine without removing the cork so you can preserve the quality, longevity, and taste of the rest of the bottle. ($199.95) 
  • Tizo Picture Frame: This acrylic crystal-clear frame will showcaseyour favorite photos in a gorgeous minimalist, modern way! ($58.50)
  • Faux Fig Tree: For the not-so-green-thumb of the family! (*Whitney’s hand held high*) This tree is a great way to brighten up any room! ($179.99)

For the traveler

  • Truffle Travel Cases: Truffle cases, clutches, and pouches are stylish, eco-friendly, clear bags that help you stay effortlessly put-together and organized. ($58 use code GIFTLOVE for 25% off)
  • Compression Packing Cubes: No more ruffling through your suitcase to find what you’re looking for! These packing cubes help keep your clothes organized and compress them down to save room! ($25.47)
  • Dagne Dover Signature Tote: Stay stylishly organized as you go from meetings to dinner with this perfectly designed tote. Filled with multiple compartments, a water bottle holder, and a detachable key leash — there’s a special place for everything! ($245)
  • Hershel Little America Backpack: This backpack is anything but little! With plenty of space,and a laptop compartment, you’ll fall in love with this bag! ($110)
  • Hilife Steamer: Ain’t nobody got time for wrinkles! This compact, lightweight, portable steamer is ready to use quickly! ($24.99)
  • American Tourister 3 Piece Luggage Set: This solid shell luggage set is perfect for the jet-setter! ($399.99 ON SALE for $84.99!!)
  • Drybar Baby Buttercup Travel Hair Dryer: Just because you’re on the go doesn’t mean your hair has to suffer for it! This Drybar mini hair dryer folds up to save space, but doesn’t skimp on the power. ($135)
  • Tumi Voyager Selma Cosmetic Case: This dome-shaped case helps keep your cosmetics, toiletries, and jewelry organized. The bottom section even has leather snaps to hold earrings.($175)
  • Tirrinia Wine Carrier: Leak-proof, insulated, and padded — you never have to worry about traveling with (or without) your wine again! ($25.47) 

For the stockings

  • Rodan+Fields Recharge Detox Mask: Made with charcoal and volcanic sand, this mask helps draw out impurities while gently exfoliating your skin and doesn’t leave your skin feeling dry like other charcoal masks. ($60- save 10% + free shipping as a Preferred Customer+ EXTRA 20% off Black Friday Weekend!!) 
  • Maya Brenner Monogram Necklace: This dainty, delicate necklace is perfect for everyday use. Select up to 3 petite monograms or asymmetric birthstones to make this piece your own. Don’t worry, you can have letters and stones added later, too!($240)
  • NEST Candle- Holiday Scent: Create your own heavenly space with these luxurious scented candles. The wax burns evenly and cleanly to infuse your home with an incredible scent. ($42) 
  • Bombas Socks: The perfect no-show socks! One pair purchased = one pair donated to someone in need! ($12) 
  • Pun Intended Game: Perfect for family game night, the creators said it best, so I’m going to let them take this one — “Just like the vandals who destroyed the road signs, we pulled out all the stops.” Oohhhh the dad jokes. ($24.99) 
  • 10 ft iPhone Charger: This extra-long phone charger comes in a 2 pack — one for inside the house and one for the car! ($13.99) 
  • Blue Light Glasses: Protect those peepers from all the social media and Netflix binges. These glasses help reduce eye strain that comes from staring at screens day in. and day out. ($11.21 for 3 pair) 
  • Wet Brush: This brush is designed to glide right through tangles with minimal pain and hair breakage. (2 brushes for $15.63)

For the littles

  • Whimsy Binz Gingerbread Mini Bin: Developed by a preschool teacher (and friend of both of ours!) Whimsy Binz are natural play-dough and sensory bins that are sure to keep your kiddos entertained!  ($35)
  • Melissa and Doug Water Wow: Take no-mess painting with you wherever you go! Simply use the water pen to color each scene and watch details and vibrant colors appear with every stroke. (3 pack $10.99)
  • Fat Brain Dimpl Duo: Perfect for keeping little hands and minds busy! ($24.95)
  • Schleich Farm Life Set: Open up a world of imagination with these lifelike animals! (19.99)
  • Climb + Crawl Playset: This indoor playground is perfect for little ones to develop creativity and motor skills. ($129.99)
  • Bentwood Table and Chair Set: An adaptable furniture set that can be used for tables, chairs, stools, or shelves! ($189.03) 

For the guys

As this holiday season begins, let’s focus on the good around us — even if we have to create it! We hope this guide helps bring joy to you and the people you love! 

We’d love to hear from you! Leave us a comment with your favorite gift ideas!

Guest Blogger: Kristina Hall

Guest Blogger: Kristina Hall

Kristina is a Family Nurse Practitioner with a fun-loving personality and a servant heart who loves helping families stay healthy from home. She is a wife, boy mom, champagne enthusiast, and travel junkie who loves lazy weekends at home and pizza any day or night. She also has a golden retriever named Lyla and loves all furry friends.

Disclaimer: Some of the links above are affiliate links. This means that if you decide to purchase something using these links, I’ll receive a small commission at no extra cost to you!


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