Little treasures that will delight.
Give them the gift of restful sleep with a silk eye mask. This one from Brooklinen is $29.00.
Are you tired of constantly checking to make sure your purse is safe when in a restaurant or any other public space? Try using a Clipa2 bag hanger. The ring can stay attached to your valuable, be it a purse, briefcase, camera…It can be used anywhere to attach securely to most surfaces. It comes in seven different finishes. $14.95 each
I am crazy about my Sugar Tinted Lip Treatments. They come in many shades, and all contain SPF 15 sun protection, and do NOT contain any parabens, sulfates, synthetic dyes petroleum or petrochemicals. They also come in two sizes – full and half. The half size is great to keep in your purse. Fresh Sugar Tinted Lip Treatment Sunscreen SPF 15 full size start at $29.00 and half size start at $10.00.
Bodipure Keratin Gloves & Socks are the perfect antidote to dry and cracking winter skin. Slip your hands into the gloves and your feet into the socks and they will be deeply moisturized. Gently massage the Keratin emulsion thoroughly around your hands and feet and wear for at least 10-20 minutes. Keep on longer if skin is very dry. The moisturizer contains antioxidants and is anti-fungal and anti-inflammatory. Each combo packet is $6.99
Many sunscreens contain ingredients harmful to the coral reef. I use Thinksport spf50 that is zinc oxide based and doesn’t hurt the coral reefs. $8.99 for 3 oz.
Mabel’s Labels offers all types of labels for everyone in any situation.
This hook keeps your full grocery bags from tipping over as you drive around a corner and keeps your car clutter organized. It is easy to install, can be installed in every SUV, truck and car and can hold up to 75 lbs. of weight. $8.99 each.
Is your refrigerator crowded? Try the Bottleloft magnetic bottle hanger that creates space under the hanging bottles on shelves. Just peel, stick and place on fridge ceiling. It is also made for cans $29.00.
Face Off is a natural, reusable, chemical-free cleanser and make-up remover. It works with just warm water. Great for travel or home use. It can be reused daily for up to four months, just rinse it after each use.
Do you have a bath lover on your list? These exfoliating sugar cubes are wonderful. One cube will exfoliate your entire body, just gently massage over wet skin. The manufacturer recommends twice a week. Take in the bath or shower. The Discovery Kit is $12.00.
Write or draw with your Sprout pencil until it becomes too short to use, and then plant it! Each pencil says what plant will grow when you plant it. The pencils are available in eight colors and are the only original and patented seed pencils in the world. Sprout Plantable Pencils $14.95 for 8. Kids Edition with 2 graphite and 6 color pencils. $15.95.
Temporary tattoos are fun for kids and adults. Tattly has many to offer. Prices for sets are from $5.00 up.
Popsockets makes grips, dashboard and windshield mounts and wallets for digital devices. Their grips are swappable, all their products can be customized. There are so many choices, you’ll need to browse. $8.00 and up.
Mini-mitts are the new potholders. They are made from silicone and have a ridged gripping surface. They nest inside each other for storage. $5.99.
Sometimes we get little rough patches of dry skin that need an intensive moisturizer all to themselves. Eucerin Roughness Relief Spot Treatment is a gel that exfoliates and hydrates and smooths rough dry skin. $6.44 for a 2.5 oz. tube.
Easy fragrance on the go, great to travel with. Non-oily retractable wax stick is easy to apply. Mugler Perfuming Pen in Angel, Alien & Aura. $24.00 each.
For the long-haired ladies in your life, the Hair Bungee easily styles the hair into a bun and other hairstyles. They come in five colors. A package of 6 is $5.95.
This Virgin Coconut Sugar Scrub is great for exfoliating winter skin! $19.97
Bookjigs bookmarks are adorable, and there are almost 100 to choose from. $5.99 each.
I came across these mason jar Zipper Food Storage Bags and thought they were wonderful. I loved the humor behind the design. As food saver bags they are airtight and leak-proof. They come in four sizes. Prices start at $8.99.
This is a balm that has been used by soldiers in war zones. It heals and lessens many skin ailments, severe dryness and cracked skin. $27.00 for 2 oz.
This is a great small LED flashlight with a bright, strong beam. It is aluminum and uses AA batteries. The ThruNite Archer 2A V3 Cool White 500 Lumens AA LED Flashlight is $29.99.
This carbon smartphone screen cleaner kills bacteria and wipes smudges and any oily fingerprints off your screen with an invisible carbon substance. After each use of SmartKlean replace the wiper into the cap. Carbon pads will shift and you will have a new, fresh cleaning surface. It comes in six colors. $13.99
I am crazy about these shell paper cocktail napkins that I first saw in London, scooped up all they had, and then learned that while they were designed in England, they are sold all over the U.S. Shell paper cocktail napkins are 16 to a package and 5’ x 5’. On sale for $5.20.
This idea for Prepworks by Progressive Fresh Guacamole ProKeeper comes from ASE reader Debbie W. Guacamole does not last long in my house, but I do like whatever is left over to be fresh the next day. The air tight lid prevents it from turning brown so the lid needs to be pressed all the way down to expel any air. $12.99.
This item, Angry Mama Microwave Oven Steam Cleaner, comes highly recommended by ASE reader Anne F. You fill Mama up with a mixture of vinegar and water and heat in the microwave for 7 minutes. She will steam as she gets hot and all the ‘stuff’ on your microwave walls will dissolve. Just wipe off. She comes in many colors. $8.99.
These are lovely, small wood carved feather and shell hors d’oeuvres picks designed and made in Maine. There are three shells to choose from. Each pick is about 2.5” long.
If someone on your list loves to collect salt and pepper shakers, check out these Leopard Face Shakers from the U.K..
The Fixie is a pizza cutter bicycle. Each wheel is actually stainless steel razor-sharp blades that glide through crust, cheese and toppings. The wheels are non-stick and come with a stand. There are several colors to choose from. $9.99.
Touchland Power Mist Hydrating Hand Sanitizer Spray – comes in 8 colors and scents. Fast evaporating, non-sticky lightly scented mists. Fits in your purse or pocket. $15.95
Glossier Zit Stick is an acne spot treatment that goes on clear. $16.99
World’s Smallest Vacuum – with excellent suction. No batteries, charges with a USB cable (included). 5.5” x 1.3” x 1.8”. $18.61.
If you’d like to encourage your stocking present recipient to reduce their use of paper, give a set of 8 of these linen reusable cocktail napkins. There are 4 napkins in each of two designs. Designs are by two fabric designers who are independent artists.
Know someone who gets dry, cracking hands in winter? Give them hand creams that climbers use:
ClimbOn Balm $11.00
Rhino Repair Cream 3.5 oz. for $16.00.
Climbskin Hand Repair $25.00.
Customize playing cards with a photo, text or design. $10 from Zazzle
Notti Toffee is handmade from natural ingredients. It is preservative and gluten free. I can vouch for how delicious it is. ½ lb. box of Notti Toffee $10
Give a Sugar Wish and your recipient can choose two of their favorite candies. $19.50 for ½ lb.
I’m sure you have kids on your stocking list who are both Fingerlings AND Baby Shark fans. This adorable WowWee Pinkfong Baby Shark Fingerling responds to sound, touch and motion with blinking eyes and baby shark expressions. Move it in a wave-like motion to hear it splash and break into the baby shark song. It can also give you a baby shark kiss. Batteries are included. $7.61.
Beeswax Bath Crayons are natural and non-toxic. They are handmade from 100% pure New Zealand beeswax. They are water soluble so they easily wash off non-porous bath surfaces. Kids can draw in the tub and drawings easily wash off Ages 2+. A set of 7 crayons is $23.90.
Christmas Fun Mad Libs – always a good idea. $4.99
The Hog Wild Unicorn Popper can shoot a soft foam rainbow ball up to 20 feet. It can be used indoors and outdoors. 6 balls are included. There are different Hog Wild Poppers to be collected. Ages 4+, $9.99.
The Gekkopod Pro Smartphone Mount is a portable and flexible smartphone stand and tripod. It is compatible with GoPro and ALL cell phones. It also comes with a selfie remote. $24.95.
Improve your selfies with the Auxiwa Clip on Selfie Ring Light. This light will eliminate any shadows. It clips on your cell phone. The light can also help making videos at night. Its battery is rechargeable. $11.99
This kit adds a Fisheye, Wide-Angle and Macro lens to your smartphone camera.
Smartphone Lens Kit is on sale for $16 at Urban Outfitters.
This is an unusual stocking present idea! It is a watch made from waterproof, lightweight, indestructible Tyvek paper. There are 18 designs to choose from. $6.92
This is a fun game that comes in a compact tin and has 50 amusing and thought-provoking questions asking players to choose between two equally good, unpleasant or absurd scenarios. There is also Do You Remember? and Family Time.
Which Would you Choose – 50 Amusing Dilemmas $8.71
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