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Personalized First Christmas Ornament
So many to choose from (see our personalized gift category too!) but this one is really special.
$25, Simply Silhouettes
Use code COOL17 for 20% off your order
Organic Cotton Soft Winter PJ Set
We love this brand, and we love this adorable gender-neutral, modern pattern.
$36, Skylar Luna
Use code thankyou15 for 15% off all non-sale items
Christmas Handmade Frame
Bonus if the baby is crying on his lap; perfection is overrated.
$24.95, Flowers in December DS
Cozy Classics Nutcracker Board Book
A magical version of this Christmas classic, perfect for the pre-verbal set.
Steiff Christmas Bear
Forget the elf — this adorable guy belongs on your shelf forever.
$33, Saks Fifth Avenue
Baby Memories Keepsake Ornament
Love this! Jot down a new memory each year, roll up the paper and place in the ornament. In 12 years you’ll have quite the keepsake.
Use code CMP17 to save 10%
Reindeer Music Box
Perfect reminder that it’s the little things that can fascinate little minds and fingers.
$40.50, BZA Co
Use code coolmompicks for 15% off storewide
Personalized Cookies for Santa Plate
$27, Sarah & Abraham
Use code CMP17 for free shipping
Handmade Baby Booties
If you have to cover up those sweet baby toes, this is a fine way to do it.
$16.32, Good Wishes Quilts
Naughty/Nice List Clarence Claus Onesie
Which one suits your baby? Hm…better get both.
$18, Greentop Gifts
Code COOLMOMPICKS for 15% off your order
Personalized Baby’s First Christmas Blocks
They’re handmade in the UK so be sure to check on shipping time.
$6.83/ea, Sophia Victoria Joy
Personalized Christmas Placemat
Ready for any spontaneous reindeer games. Or you know, spit-up.
Use code 15CMP2017 for 15% off sitewide
Handmade Cherrywood Nativity Set
Right now it’s for looking. Eventually, for playing.
$26, Ideas in Wood
Use code HEDGEHOG2017 for free shipping
Related: 6 unexpected nativity sets your kids can actually play with
Night Before Christmas Cookie Cutter Set
While your baby’s too young to use them, it could be the start of a lovely family tradition together.
$24.95, Williams Sonoma
Plaid Footie Pajamas
Perfect for traditional Christmas morning photos, without making your baby look like an elf.
Son of a Nutcracker Elf T-shirt
Okay, so maybe you do want your baby to look like an elf. The Buddy kind.
$19.99, Tee Factory Co
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