Our 2017 Holiday Gift Guide Is Here!

 

 

We’re so excited to present our annual holiday gift guide, packed with hundreds of gift ideas in every price range for everyone on your list.

You’ll find the hottest tech gifts of the year, cool preschool gifts, feminist gifts that support women owned-shops and makers, sweet grandparent gifts, ideas for those hard-to-please men and mothers-in-law…and 70+ gifts under $15 for kids and adults.

Oh, and did we mention our $500 Etsy gift card giveaway? Whoo!

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The ultimate printable holiday gift tag collection makes 10 gift ideas more festive

If you're clean out of gift ideas after shopping for everyone in your family and inner circle, print out the ultimate  pack of printable holiday gift tags from Caravan Shoppe, and then throw a few items in your Amazon cart. They not only make it so easy to put...

Our favorite gifts to pamper a new mom. Tip: NO ONESIES, GEEZ.

New moms need pampering just as much as their babies, as I well know this year! So I've searched the web to put together 13 wonderful holiday gift ideas for new moms that cater to her needs. For once. Because while it's nice to get presents for our babies, I don't...

23 creative, practical ideas for holiday gifts for teachers. No crafting required!

I don't know about you, but I do not have the mental space to craft an elaborate, handmade gift for my kids' teachers this year. And, as adorable and delicious as it may be, I can't do yet another mason jar full of hot cocoa mix. Instead, I've been shopping for some...

How to make Santa Slime: The DIY Christmas gift every kid will love giving (and getting).

This year's DIY slime craze isn't going anywhere anytime soon, if my kids' obsession is any indicator. So when I saw this DIY Santa Slime tutorial at The Best Ideas for Kids I knew I had to bookmark it. Honestly, how brilliant is this as a gift idea for your kids'...

When it’s too cold to go outside, this board lets kids take the action indoors. (Don’t panic, parents!)

When it comes to physical activity, my kids probably have something in common with yours: They're running around too much when it's homework time, and not running around enough when it's video game time. But I've found an awesome gift that changes all that. While the...
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5 popular diet trends right now: Safe or stupid? | Spawned ep 92

5 popular diet trends right now: Safe or stupid? | Spawned ep 92

This week on Spawned with Kristen and Liz we're tackling diets. More specifically, some of the hot diet trends right now (or, ahem, culinary lifestyle choices or whatever they're being called that's not "diet") to discuss the pros, the cons, the differences, and...

The most brilliant small space solution for kids and homework

This week, I got the most amazing tip for small space organization when it comes to kids, desk space (or lack thereof) and organization, thanks to professional organizer Laurie Palau of Simply B Organized, host of This Organized Life podcast, and author of the...

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Moms of big families share 7 brilliant, time-saving laundry hacks.

Over the years, we've figured out plenty of tricks to make the whole laundry process a lot easier. Because oof, who wants to spend more time than we have to doing laundry? It presents a particular challenge for those of us with bigger families; Kristen has six people...

The Halloween socks your kids will beg to wear all year.

While we love putting together Halloween costumes for babies, no want wants a fussy baby stuck in an uncomfortable costume that looked cute on Pinterest. We're all for Halloween costumes and accessories that babies can wear again. So when we spotted those cute PALS...

8 awesome ways to decorate a teal pumpkin for Halloween.

The teal-colored pumpkins on stoops throughout your neighborhood are more than just pretty — they have a special meaning. Thanks to the Teal Pumpkin Project, a blue jack-o-lantern signals that a house offers non-edible treats that accommodate trick-or-treaters with...

Beyond Waldo: 6 gorgeously artful look-and-find books for kids

I'm lucky to have a job that allows me to the opportunity to preview countless kids' books each year. But admittedly, it often feels like a neverending stream of the same-old. However recently, I've noticed a trend of well-designed, beautifully executed look-and-find...

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