Gift Giving Guide 1

Take the Guesswork out of the Giving With These Fabulous Ideas for Everyone on Your List

One of the most joyous and stressful parts of the holidays is giving gifts to those we love. What do we give to someone who has everything? How do we know what’s trendy and in-fashion? What are some unique gifts that will be a total surprise? Well, don’t stress this season. We’ve got you covered. Check out our picks for the best gifts for guys, gals, kids and pets. We’ve incorporated some of our personal favorites, as well as products that we’d love to gift. You’re sure to find something to please your loved ones. And remember, though it may sound cliche, it is the thought that counts!

Him & Her

“Today I Choose Joy” sweater, $45, RambleAndCompany.com. Based in Wichita Falls, Texas, Ramble & Company sells inspiring shirts for men, women and children and even offers a fun seasonal subscription box.

Urban Cowgirl cookbook, $21.75, Amazon.com. Gift a bit of Texas to friends and family with Dallas Chef Sarah Penrod’s beautiful cookbook. And check out her recipes in this issue!

Thistle Farms Love Heals Exfoliating Body Scrub, $19, ThistleFarms.org. Smells divine and supports a great cause! Each Thistle Farms purchase supports women who have survived trafficking, prostitution and addiction. 

Stand-Up Paddle Board, starting at $329.99, Dicks Sporting Goods. Perfect for the outdoor enthusiast.

Records, various prices, Half Price Books. Nostalgic and romantic, records make the perfect gift. Half Price Books has a broad selection of used and new records for vinyl aficionados.

Gold Medal Wine Club membership, Starting at $39 per shipment, GoldMedalWineClub.com. The gift that keeps on giving, chose from six premium wine clubs.

Harry’s Shave Club membership, starter set, $8, with ongoing refills beginning at $15 per month, Harrys.com. Or, for the bearded fellas, a customizable kit from The Beard Club, various prices, TheBeardClub.com.

Sheep, $120, Heifer.org. You read that right. Consider gifting livestock in a loved one’s name. Heifer International works in 21 countries around the world alongside local farmers and business owners to help communities thrive.

Kids & Pets

Handmade Mancala Game, TenThousandVillages.com, $39.99, because the best games are not played on a video console. Ten Thousand Villages offers ethically sourced, handcrafted gifts from around the world.

Color Your Dreams Wall Art, TenThousandVillages.com, $29.99. A perfectly unique gift for artistic kids and teens.

Crazy Aaron’s Thinking Putty, Target.com, $9.99 for one tin or $19.99 for a set of five. The perfect stocking stuffers for children who love to fidget.

BarkBox subscription, starting at $22 per box, BarkBox.com. Each themed BarkBox includes two toys, two bags of all-natural treats and a chew.

Meowbox subscription, $22.95 per box, MeowBox.com. Monthly themed boxes include cat toys and treats.

Kiwi Co. subscription, starting at $19.95 per month. Kiwi Co. offers a variety of hands-on science and art project boxes for children ages newborn to 16 years old. What could be better than learning while creating and having fun? 

Golf Disc, starting at $9.99 for one or $19.99 for a set of three, Academy Sports & Outdoors. With courses scattered around the area—including a challenging one at Heritage Park—disc golf offers hours of outdoor fun for the whole family! 

Adidas Ultraboost, $180, Adidas.com. When all else fails, kids love a great pair of kicks. Ultraboost is a favorite among boys and girls.