Over the year I’ve seen and done a lot of really cool things so I thought I would pull together some of my favorites in a Hot Picks 2017 Gift Guide.
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Black & Decker Powerseries Pro Vacuum
I’m starting off big, but this vacuum is awesome. I didn’t realize how bad out vacuum was and this one is cordless and a 2 in 1. Nothing says Merry Christmas like a new vacuum and you won’t be sorry with this purchase! Check out my video of how it works!
National Geographic Kids Just Joking
Who doesn’t love a good joke book? This brings joy to the whole family and it’s also peppered with some pretty cool facts.
Holiday Magic by Cassandra Kubinski
I start listening to holiday music in September and have been obsessed with Holiday Magic this album brings both original songs and classics and Cassandra’s vibe of the holidays is infectious. Add her to the playlist now, I promise you won’t be disappointed.
HP Sprocket 2-in-1
Getting a fast photo is super easy with the pocket size HP Sprocket 2-in-1, it’s a camera and a photo printer with Bluetooth capacity. I love that I can take this to a party and snap photos and watch them print out instantly, or link of my social media and print out a quick photo. Plus with the sticky back paper it’s easy to hang them up at home. This is our new party camera and both kids and adults love using it and walking away with their photo. The photo quality is also top notch Available to pre-order at Best Buy so you can have it waiting by the door once it’s out.
Quirkle (with bonus pack)
We’re always looking for new games and I can’t believe we never knew about Quirkle. This game is great for young and old and Mindware currently has a special where you get the bonus pack. This would make a perfect family game or New Years Eve game!
A good night of sleep is always important, and these bamboo pillows are so comfy. Plus you can adjust it to make it just right for you and it’s cover has cooling technology, is machine washable and Made in the USA. There’s a reason it’s an Amazon top pick!
Lets not forget that doing things together makes a great gift. Diggerland USA was one of the highlights of the year for us and we made it a multi generation trip, so if you’re wondering what to get the grandparents this may just the perfect gift. See our full review: Diggerland fun for all generations
Disney Gift Cards
We’re always planning and saving for our next Disney trip so getting gift cards or having an experience purchased for us is an amazing gift.
National Geographic Kids Book: Bet you didn’t know: Fascinating, Far-Out, Fun-tastic Facts
Bet you didn’t know is a book we pick up daily and learn something new each day. The random facts we’re able to pull out at any moment are impressive and with topics like ice cream, and did you know a giraffe only sleeps for about 30 minutes a day you’ll be teaching both the kids and yourself great table conversations.
I recently learned about this company and am obsessed with their shoes, and all they are doing to make the earth a better place. They have created a water-based solvent, and even their boxes are glue free. Keeping toxins out of the earth and their products, and I have to say these are some of the most comfortable shoes I’ve ever worn. Lets also not forget for each pair purchased they plant a tree. I know I’ll be heading to their site for my future shoe purchases!
23 & Me
Yes, this is year when I’m going to find out about my heritage, and I’m also gifting one to Mike and a few others because I find it so fascinating to learn about our heritage.
Couchlet USB Extender
It’s crazy, but this gadget from The Container Store is so cool. I love that I can easily find my cords and don’t have to be pulled in a weird direction while looking at my phone in bed (because we all do this before we fall asleep).
It’s a hologram you hold in your hands! The Merge Cube gives you the power to control holograms! Play, explore, and learn in magical new ways. Find new kinds of games, puzzles, and experiences at the Merge Miniverse online. It’s sure to have everyone wanting to reach out and see just how cool it is and makes a great gift or stocking stuffer!
What items or events do you have on your wishlist this year?
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