Stocking Stuffers: Holiday Gift Guide

Stocking Stuffers always seem to end up last on the holiday shopping list each year. While retailers try to temp you in their checkout lines with grab-and-go trinkets on your way out the door, we have come up with a list of fun, useful and quality stocking stuffers for everyone on your list most under $25. This year, surprise your family with stocking stuffers they will love that will actually stand the test of time.

For Her

Holiday Glitter Overlay Collection by Priti NYC

Priti NYC nail polish is a great stocking stuffer for girls and women of all ages. They ensure that their polishes are 5 free and Vegan, non-toxic and safe for children and pregnant women! The Holiday Glitter Overlay Collection looks great over both clear and colored polish. The collection comes with four different polishes – put them all in one stocking or split them up between two!

Sanilite UV Sanitizer by Baby’s Journey

UV light kills up to 99% of germs, bacteria, viruses, and allergens. This hand sanitizer by Baby’s Journeys is the perfect size to keep with you at all times so you can de-germ any surface at home or away. We love using this on those questionable restaurant high chairs and books that slipped out of tiny fingers and onto dirty floors. This is also the perfect gift for the eco-friendly family. Gone are the days of using countless disposable wipes to clean surfaces off. Now a UV light can clean without the waste.

Peace Candle by Kiss My Face

ThePeace Candle from Kiss My Face will make a wonderful stocking stuffer for any woman on your Christmas list this year. This soy candle – scented with essential oils – not only smells amazing, but also cleans the air as it burns! We love the simple frosted glass container and adorable peace sign. Also, 10% of all profits benefits Seeds of Peace. Surprise everyone on your list with a different, delicious scent. Choose from Pomegranate Acai, Lemongrass Clary Sage, and Grassy Mint.


Peace Candle by Kiss My Face


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Liplux by Coola Suncare

Liplux by Coola Suncare is the perfect gift for your active friend. Give her the gift of pampering her lips while also protecting them. Liplux is formulated to last during physical activities, and is either SPF 15 or 30. Too many people forget to protect their skin in the winter months, so give your friend no excuse to neglect her lips! Liplux is 70% organic and contains no nano sized particles. This yummy protection is perfect for even the most chemical wary consumer on your list. The original and peppermint vanilla scent are deliciously light and make your lips feel like silk.


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Handbag Essentials Travel Ready Kit by Amala Beauty

If you’re looking for the perfect stocking stuffer for a woman who truly cares about the ingredients that go into her skincare, the Handbag Essentials Travel Ready Kit by Amala Beauty is the way to go! This gift set comes with 3 travel-sized essentials – rejuvenating organic Cocoa Bean hand cream, hydrating organic Jasmine hand cream and soothing organic Dessert Fig lip salve – all packaged in an iPhone sized mini valise, lined with organic hemp. Every woman deserves to feel luxurious. With the Handbag Essentials Travel Ready Kit, the woman in your life can feel that way anywhere she goes!


Chocolate  Truffles by Alter Eco

Mmmmmm!“- that’s what your loved ones will say when they put one of these soft velvety truffles in their mouth. Plucked from organic trees in the Peruvian Amazon and Ecuadorian Coast, Alter Eco cacao beans are then transformed into melting goodness. These organic truffles,  made with coconut oil, are the healthy chocolate we should be eating this holiday season.


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For Him

Jerkey by Krave

They say the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach. This Christmas give the men in your life Krave Jerkey and they’ll love you forever! Krave Jerkey is the perfect stocking stuffer for any guy in your life. It’s an all natural, high protein, low-calorie snack alternative – and it’s great on the go! Krave Jerkey uses a variety of meats – like pork, beef and turkey – to create delicious jerkey.

Krave Jerkey comes in a variety of awesome gourmet flavors like Black Cherry Barbeque Pork Jerkey, Lemon Garlic Turkey Jerkey and Garlic Chilli Pepper Beef Jerkey. We also love the samplers because they include many of the flavors all in one perfect gift box!

Blondies by harvard sweet boutique

Indulge his sweet tooth with these perfect holiday treats by Harvard Sweet Boutique. Perfect sweets for Christmas holidays include towers of Holiday themed cookies, like Candy Cane Dark Chocolate Peppermint Bark.   Or stow away some Coconut Macadamia Blondies with chunks of white chocolate as the ultimate stocking stuffer for your dessert lovers.


Coconut Macadamia Blondies


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For Babies

Musical Toy Santa from Mamas & Papas

We adore this versatile Musical Santa Toy from Mamas & Papas. It will quickly put you and your family in the holiday spirit, and is the ideal stocking stuffer for those difficult-to-buy-for-infants. You’re obviously not going to be stuffing their stockings with festive candy, so why not add in a few small plush toys that will fill up the stocking so it isn’t hanging there empty?

The Musical Toy Santa features a c-ring that is ideal for hanging on an infant carrier or attaching to a stroller. When you squeeze his jolly belly, your baby will be serenaded to the gentle tune of  “Jingle Bells.” This Christmas musical toy is sure to entertain your baby with it’s musical feature, fun shape and soft plush body.


Pacifier Holder by PullyPalz

Are you sick and tired of having to retrieve your little one’s pacifier from the floor while you’re also trying to cook dinner, or chase around his older sibling? With PullyPalz, your little one will always have a pacifier within reach, because it’s the first ever baby toy that actually helps your child retrieve his own pacifier. Your child will love the fun cartoon character, as well as figuring out developmental aspects such as cause and effect, hand/eye coordination, and right brain/left brain coordination.

Whether you choose to attach the PullyPalz character to your child’s vibrating seat or the infant seat while you are out for an afternoon stroll, the adjustable handle will adapt to fit on virtually anything. There will always be a pacifier hangin’ around with your infant’s new favorite toy: the PullyPalz.


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Plush Pacifiers by WubbaNub

WubbaNub pacifiers are plush animals attached to a Soothie pacifier. They are perfect for little hands, and make it easier for baby to keep the pacifier in his mouth or guide it back in. For babies that love to suck, they also provides a great incentive for working on hand coordination and motor skills!

The plush animals are not only adorable but have some weight to them to help keep the pacifier in or near baby’s mouth. We love the bright red color of the plush puppy and plush dragon, which are great choices because red is one of the colors babies perceive best once color vision develops. The Soothie pacifier is also medical grade silicone and free of BPA and phthalates.


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Holiday Pacifiers by MAM

Designed by pediatric dentists and orthodontists, BPA free and made with ultra-soft silicone or latex nipples, moms can be confident they’re providing their baby with the absolute best product to suit their comfort needs with MAM pacifiers. The new holiday collection makes the perfect stocking stuffers for the tiniest member of your family. You will know you’re giving your baby a quality, safe and non-toxic product; and you’ll absolutely love the adorable holiday designs!


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For Toddlers

Footwear by Pediped

Fill your toddler’s stocking with a gift he can use all year round. Pediped footwear is designed with memory foam insoles, eco-friendly and water safe materials and is machine washable. What more can you ask for in a pair of shoes for your little one? There are so many new winter styles to choose from for boys and girls, you’ll find it difficult to pick just one pair. You can be assured you are getting a quality pair of shoes that will stand the test of time and toddlerhood.  And Pediped has a three-stage system for little walkers so that you can find the style and design of shoe that best suits the needs and walking stage of your child.

Farm Animals Qubes Set by Hape Toys

Your little ones will love this set of 12 farm animal qubes from Hape Toys. Made from FSC – certified wood and finished with non-toxic paint, these 12 tiny animals are perfect for learning colors, numbers and much more. You can practice animal sounds and names as your toddler takes each one out of his stocking on Christmas morning. If you really want to expand his collection, you can add a set of 12 jungle animal qubes to his stocking as well!

Bath Crayons by Munchkin

Your toddlers will delight in this perfectly small and affordable stocking stuffer as they proceed to color their bath tub! Before you have a heart attack, relax – these are special washable  bath crayons that are meant to bring joy to bath time – without creating more tub scrubbing time for you. Their drawings will easily wipe off with a wet cloth and you will never have to deal with bath time struggles again. Colorful and long lasting, bath crayons from Munchkin are going to be one of their favorite art forms.


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For Preschoolers

Hair Bows by Wee Ones

A new type of bow is in town and this one actually stays on. Featuring the WeeStay No Slip Clip, these gorgeous big (and small) bows will sturdily sit on top of your little girl’s head without the constant need to readjust it. Offering multiple styles, sizes and colors, Wee Ones make a perfect stocking stuffer for a girl of any age. Feeling festive? Wee One’s holiday designs are a perfect accessory to a Christmas outfit.


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Flash cards by Munchkin

A perfect car trip entertainment and the right size to get stuffed in that stocking, Munchkin flash cards will not only keep them busy but will help them learn their ABCs. Small and fun for little fingers, these cards will be a great stocking stuffer for all of little kids in your life – your kids, nieces, nephews and cousins. And as a bonus the words on the flash cards are written out in two languages: English and Spanish.

Bath Creatures by Boon

If your little one loves playing in the bath, but you have a difficult time finding bath toys that are free of toxic materials, a set of Interchangeable Bath Creatures by Boon is the perfect stocking stuffer for her! PVC, pthalate and BPA-free, these fun, colorful creatures come apart to create multi-sized cups for water play. Your child will love interchanging their faces and bodies to create new creatures as she soaks in the tub each night before bed. As she clicks the creatures together and pours water through them, she will be practicing her hand/eye coordination while she plays. What a great stocking stuffer – a non-toxic, developmental toy that won’t get broken or tossed a few days after Christmas!

Temporary tattoo earrings and nail art by poppy drops

The smallest of the stocking stuffers, yet probably one of the most fun, Poppy Drops will help your little girl look just like mommy this Christmas.  Poppy Drop Pierce free earrings and nail art is the first of its kind, made with all-natural vegetable dyes & mild, kid-safe adhesives. The earrings transfer onto skin like temporary tattoos using nothing but water, and can be removed with rubbing alcohol or oil. This Holiday Cheer Gift set is the perfect starter kit to drop into the stocking, and save one pair to put on for Christmas Eve and morning.


Holiday Cheer Gift Set


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For Grade Schoolers

Hair Accessories by  Hopscotch Boutique


What girl wouldn’t be delighted to find a bunch of gorgeous hair accessories in her stocking on Christmas morning? Hopscotch Boutique supplies a fantastic selection of high quality, artfully crafted hair accessories with beautifully detailed embellishments. From whimsical shabby chic flowers on hairbands and clips to bows in a myriad of colors, Hopscotch Boutique has something to match everyone’s style and compliment any outfit. We at Daily Mom are loving Hopscotch Boutique’s holiday hair accessories!

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For Tweens and Teens

Duelette by Chilly Jilly

Got a stylish girl on your list? Get her the Duelette for her stocking this year! This stylish accessory (that’s also a hair band) ensures that you’re ready for anything – wind, heat, humidity, a trip to the gym, even an impromptu dinner date. The beads are 14k gold and silver plated for shine and durability, and can be worn alone or together to create different looks for different occasions.




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Lip Balms by EOS

EOS lip balm spheres are all natural, paraben and petrolatum free lip moisturizers. They are the perfect stocking stuffer for any girls in your life since they come in many inviting flavors that girls love! The Limited Edition Winter Trio includes flavors such as vanilla bean, sweet mint and pomegranate raspberry.

The teens in your life will enjoy the organic ingredients in this product such as Vitamin E, jojoba oil and Shea butter, which will nourish their winter-worn lips for months to come!


Hair Ties and Headbands by Emi Jay

If you have a tween or teen, you’ve most likely heard about the new super popular hair ties, Emi Jays. They’re colorful, hand-dyed fabric hair ties that can be worn as a bracelet, and then slipped into the hair when necessary. Emi Jays are the hottest new accessory, not only in the teen world, but in the celebrity world as well. Is there a more perfect way to surprise your teen than with an adorably packaged tin with 8 different shades of Emi Jays inside? We don’t think so! With Emi Jays, the colors and pattern possibilities are endless. You might just find yourself sneaking one from your teen every once in a while!

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Danielle is a Pittsburgh native who has been warming her “black and gold” blood in sunny Northern California for the past 6 years. On any given day, you can find her arranging ridiculous photo shoots of her one-year-old son Graeme and cat Gizmo, or working on any one of her 27,000 writing projects. She enjoys daydreaming about becoming a famous actress and starting a handful of different businesses with her husband over glasses of wine in the evenings. Someday, she hopes to travel the country in an RV with her family… but she needs to sell that novel first. You can follow her journeys through her blog With A Red Bird On My Shoulder

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