2019 Holiday Gift Guide

2019 Holiday Gift Guide

Gifts for Kids and Teens

Get hot toys for the season, for boys and girls, from Zuru! Rainbocorns Big Bow Surprise is an all new favorite! Boppi the Dancing Llama brings tons of fun to the playroom and is slated as the number 1 toy. Don’t forget about Dino-Smashers and Robo Alive’s Roaring Ice Dragon!

Nickelodeon has all new never-before-seen toys to impress all generations of SpongeBob fans. From SpongeHeads to Slimeez, Giggle Blaster and StretchPants, Nickelodeon has something for everyone! Those SpongeHeads would make great White Elephants too! Hilarious!
EA Games
EA Games has something for everyone when it comes to gaming. Whether you’re on the Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, PC or PS4, EA Games has some of the hottest games to offer. The newest popular game to hit shelves is Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order. For sports fans, check out Madden NFL 20, FIFA 20 and NHL 20. A couple of games I can get down with are Plants vs Zombies: Battle for Neighborville and The Sims 4. There’s something for everyone!
Books from Candlewick Press
Book should be on everyone’s Christmas list because they’re fun, educational and can serve multiple purposes. Gift tweens, teens and adults most of the included books. For kids: Where’s Waldo? Double Trouble at the Museum (ages 5-9), The First Christmas Sweater (ages 7-10)
Tweens: Timmy Failure: The Maximum Greatness CollectionMalamander, Merci Suárez Changes GearsYA: Queen of the Sea ($24.99) – for ages 10-14
Teens and adults: The Raymie Nightingale Three-Book CollectionPlaylist and The Iliad 

Now for the more serious gamers! My 14 year old twin boys are huge fans of HyperX and are all about the Cloud Alpha Headphones, which can be used with PC, PS4 and Xbox One. For the PC gamer, add in the Alloy Origins Keyboard with white pudding caps. The pudding caps help emphasize all of the cool colors emitted by the keyboard. 

The type of gifts parents love to give and kids love to receive are STEM toys! Get the hand-eye coordination working with the NintendoSwitch Wireless Game Controller from Ematic. Get the STEM skills working with the Air-Walker robot that defies gravity. This hands-on construction kit brings engineering and physics to life as it demonstrates the power of air pressure at work. Let’s not forget about My Robotic Pet Tumbling Hedgehog! Kids get to build this robot and listen to its internal sounds as it rolls and plays.

I have another one for the gamers in your life! Let’s be honest, this game really is great for the whole family! On the Nintendo Switch, take the family on some winter adventures with Mario and Sonic at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020! From SEGA comes an all new story with fan-favorite characters! Get prepped and ready for next year’s winter games with a little action of your own.

Gift the budding photographer with instant photos from the Fujifilm INSTAX mini LiPlay. This hybrid camera packs a punch with instant print and digital technologies. Then give the cell phone user the gift of instant printable photos with the INSTAX mini Link. This little printer connects seamlessly over Bluetooth to create fun prints to keep and share with family and friends

No matter the edge, nobody can resist finding, building and loving on their very own Build-A-Bear. Keeping up with the latest trends of llamas and mermaids, Build-A-Bear has the most adorable and fuzzy llamacorn! She comes with 4 cute sparkly shoes and matching dress. The there’s the bunny mermaid with sequin tail! Visit Build-A-Bear and fill these furry friends with a voice recording and a little extra love.

Gifts for the Home


I’m someone who suffers from a lot of allergies and really appreciate clean air. From IQAir is the Atem 5 in 1 personal air purifier is perfect for a bedside, on a desk, in a nursery, in a car or in a hotel room. This is one you can put anywhere you spend the majority of your time. Then there’s the AirVisual Pro for anyone who is concerned about the health and well-being of themselves and their families. This small device tells you the quality of the air around you, including CO2 levels.
KeySmart has excellent items for drivers, adults and those who may have power outages like we have here in California! The NanoTorch is s a 90° swivel rechargeable LED flashlight with 5 modes! Get the Passport Wallet or Bifold Wallet for extra durability and 360° RFID Protection. Don’t forget about the KeySmart pro so you never lose your keys or wallet again!

Do you or a loved one suffer from seasonal affective disorder? Mimic daylight with these awesome Circadian Optics bright light therapy lamps! Light therapy such as Circadian Optics can reset the body’s Circadian Rhythm to help you get a better night’s sleep and feel naturally awake and energized throughout the day.
This As Seen On TV gift is going to be a great one this year. Take your grilling indoors with the PowerXL Smokeless Grill. It comes with swappable griddle and grill plates. Easy cleaning and goes up to 450° F! With turbo smoke extraction, you can safely grill indoors so heat or rain don’t have to keep you from your favorite cooking.
One of the hottest new kitchen gadgets has to be the air fryer! This PowerXL Air Fry Pro by PowerXL holds a whopping 8 quarts! Not only do you get an electric air fryer for healthier cooking, but it’s also a multi cooker that replaces a toaster and convection oven, deep fryer, rotisserie oven, dehydrator oven, pizza grill & microwave. For those truly serious about purifying their air is the Alen BreatheSmart 45i True HEPA Air Purifier. I move this purifier around my house, to get the cleanest air and I love how quiet it is. This purifier is proven to improve sleep and allergy symptoms. We’ve taken the panel off to see if it’s really working and we’ve been amazed at all the debris in its filter.

Gifts for Him or Her




Manscaped products for men
MANSCAPED, the #1 men’s below the belt grooming company has the Perfect Package 2.0 grooming kit. This kit comes with everything needed to keep your man’s balls looking trim and clean. Plus use code CLEVERHOUSEWIFE20 to save 20% off. This is the gift that really gives to you and your man!

This one is for the foodie! Vital Choice offers a holiday box, which comes with a beautiful selection of seafood, plus broth and frozen raspberries.  
Eyesight need a little help? Get stylish reading glasses from Readers.com! I’m particularly crushing on the interchangeable eyewear with holiday prints. There are event specialty glasses that help you see while putting on makeup! Don’t forget to stuff those stockings with sunglasses for everyone in the fam from Sunglass Warehouse. So many styles to choose from to fit everyone’s individual taste. Unbound Merino wool clothing is perfect for the entrepreneur or traveler. The clothing is lightweight and durable and can even go weeks without washing! Their clothes make for perfect lightweight travel, and you won’t believe how soft the shirts are! They have the v-neck for women and crew neck options for men!
Every year I love featuring some gifts that give back and that’s where World Vision comes in. By donating through the gift catalog, you provide resources to World Vision’s “Where Most Needed” fund, which helps impoverished children and families in countries around the world. These are truly gifts you can feel good about buying!

Grace Collection: $67
Hope Bracelet: $30
Soapstone box: $20
Windchime: $28
Vietnamese Tote: $40
Upcycled Artisanal Bowl: $40
Infinity Scarf: $21

There’s nothing quite like gifts from the heart. Vistaprint offers a wide assortment of photo gifts for everyone on your list. My sister makes a calendar for my parents every year with everyone’s birthdays, anniversaries and photos to make dates easy on grandma and grandpa. Personalize pillows, blankets, mugs and so much more, all from Vistaprint! They’re not just for business needs!
Society SocksLet me just say that crazy socks are IN!! No matter who you’re gifting to, you can help someone show their spunk and their style with a crazy sock subscription from Society Socks! Get two pairs in every delivery, plus two pairs get donated every time! This is a subscription with a cause, and they make socks for men and women, so grab a pair (or a subscription) for everyone on your list – I have! A stylish and sleek watch is always a great gift for that special guy. The Casio Edifice EQB1000 is water resistant up to 100 meters and features a Tough Solar chronograph with enhanced charging technology that can efficiently store energy for power as well as maintain a charge. This beauty has a 200 Lap memory, daily alarm, bluetooth capability, full auto calendar and more.