The Second, Annual, Real-Life Heroines Holiday Gift Guide (+ Cyber Monday 2022 Deals!)
We are doing it again (here’s what we did last year) - sharing what’s out there to please Heroines young and old. My hope, dear Heroines, is that you’ll find here something here to make your own shopping easier and maybe even more fun.
What were our selection criteria? Well, our intuition led the way - that shouldn’t surprise anyone who’s been following this blog. And then we tested for what brings us joy. And we allowed our left brains to insert some practicality. And overall, because you know, the economy…we tried for relatively inexpensive. Oh, and of course, our creative inner child got to weigh in whenever she wanted to (though we did tell her no when she wanted “just candy” or “more candy” lol).
Oh, and we remembered that all Heroines have that strong caretaking gene, so…we thought about how you think about other people, too…so, well…let’s just get to it.
So much fun shopping with you, Heroines.
Another hope is that whatever it is that you pour your beautiful energy into for the people on your gift list - may it make them truly happy and feel loved. Happy Holidays, Heroines!
Can we start with you, first? Fill Your Well, Heroines! You know how important that is by now.
These are great. They were recommended to me by Susan Ireland, one of my podcast guests in Season 3. It’s a quick way to identify what you really care about – and what you don’t! Very helpful to Heroines navigating their Journey.
Members of the Heroines’ Gathering tried out these fun temporary tattoos right before the Comfort Zone Challenge. Great reminders.
No more wandering around the parking lot looking for my car…or looking in the house for my glasses, or keys – or dog!! I might need two sets of these!
DIY Massage Tool
Need to relieve some tension? Treat yourself with this back and neck massager!
Here’s the perfect gift box for you or for you to gift to Heroines you know who want to make the world a better place.
Some Fabulous Glasses
Do you wear glasses? Then let them be stunning glasses. You can utilize a site like Zenni Optical AND get a gift card from them too!
If you're looking for gifts that just make sense, and that anyone can use, check these out!
White Noise Machine
These are great to have on hand for company sleepovers or for your kids who are comforted by the sound of the fan to get to sleep - like mine.
Dust Cleaning Gel
This is a fantastic cleaning tool that gets into all those impossible places – like in between keys on your keyboard – or those cracks that hold a multitude of crumbs in the console of your car!
These are handy to have, especially for power outages or backyard camping. We use ours a lot!
The Best Beach Umbrella
We have struggled long enough with the old kind of beach umbrella – these are perfect.
A Fanny Pack
My daughter told me they are back – they are!
Wireless Sleep Headphones
I’m giving these to my husband who likes to listen to music while he’s going to sleep – and to my daughter who likes to listen to meditation as she’s drifting off.
Pillow-Soft Slide Sandals
I am learning to be kind to my feet – your feet will love these.
The Perfect Tote
There will be room for everything in this tote, even your laptop. Great for your hybrid working colleagues!
For The Cook In Your Life
If you know someone who loves being in the kitchen (or if that's you!), this list has some great gift ideas!
All-In-One Kitchen Set
This is so cool and so well-designed. 8 kitchen tools in one!
EVERY cook should have one of these! They're beautiful and functional.
Why have the boring scrubbers for your pots and pans when you can have these?
When friends help me cook they are always complaining about the state of my knives. It’s time for one of these…maybe for you, too.
No more worrying if you can get the cake out nicely. These are genius!
Eating And Drinking
We all have to eat and drink, why not romanticize your habits a bit?
These make great coffee, and they are the perfect way to make coffee on a camping trip.
This offers an easy way to make a latte at home!
What is Matcha? Green tea leaves crushed into a powder form. It is rich in nutrients. You can even put it on your skin! Oh, and a Zen monk from China brought it to Japan in the year 1191! There is a ritual to go with it. How about trying it as a calm down practice during this busy time?
Bluet Wild Blueberry Sparkling Wine captures summers in Maine perfectly. (Personal note – it’s a very pretty color blue and very dry.)
Box Of Maine
Some of the fun things my home state is known for…brought to you!
For The Home
Your home deserves some TLC too! Here's some awesome gifts for your abode.
The best way to water your plants, particularly if you’re going to be away. And, they're made by a father-daughter team in Sweden.
ARLO Video Doorbell
Yes, this will make my dog bark even more than he already does – but how nice to be able to check in on your home when you’re away.
Girls (and boys!) just wanna have F-u-un! Check out these cool gifts.
Ping Pong Game
No room for a ping pong table in your house? No problem! Look at this!
You know you’ve always wanted one of these.
The Hive Game
This game is sort of like chess but with bees and grasshoppers!
The Actually Curious Game
This is a four-level conversation starter game that eases you in to a more meaningful discussion – and connection.
Sherlock Holmes: Consulting Detective
I want this, Santa! 10 epic mysteries to solve! If you like those mysteries where you have to connect the dots and clues – this is for you. And it's great to play with a group too.
I’d put these everywhere in my home if I could. Colored lights just say “happy."
2022 Holiday Gift Guide
As you can see, there are SO many great ideas for both you and your loved ones. Need some more gifts? Check out my 2021 holiday gift guide for more inspiration!