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(credit: Shutterstock)


For a bit of help with your holiday shopping list, we’ve rounded up some of our favorite items for nearly every type of gift recipient. Whether it’s the tech savvy, the foodie, the traveler, and the design lover, we have you covered. Read on for gift ideas that are sure to wow your loved one this holiday season.

For the Tech Savvy
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(credit: Beacon Audio)


Beacon Audio
www.beaconaudio.com

At Beacon Audio, normal just isn’t how they play. They’re revolutionizing the music world through bite-sized pieces of Bluetooth-enabled technology designed to take audiophiles’ playlists on-the-go from the home to the office to the streets of Prague if so desired. Through a streamlined, modern physique and unique syncing capabilities, they’ve created portable wireless speakers that know how to turn up the volume with 360-degree sound, while bringing music lovers the functionality they need when the open road calls.

(credit: Cogito)

(credit: Cogito)


COGITO Classic
www.cogitowatch.com

Since their invention, watches have made elegant and enduring gifts. Take this year’s holiday gift giving up a notch with COGITO CLASSIC—the smartwatch that combines the sophistication of a classic timepiece with the cutting edge of today’s technology. Combining classic analog movement with all the essentials of a smartphone, it’s the ultimate gift for that special someone who values function, but doesn’t want to trade fashion to get it. Simply link COGITO CLASSIC to any smartphone or tablet using the app, and use its customized settings to choose priorities and which notifications will appear.

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(credit: JLeer)


JLeer
www.jleer.com

By combining innovative design with quality apparel, Jleer strives to create functional fashionable clothing. JLeer jeans are the first and only jeans to feature Smartpockets that are designed to fit virtually any smartphone! With 27 styles for men and women, various washes to compliment any style, and cuts to fit and flatter any body type, JLeer are the only jeans you need to look great and be ready for any occasion. The ultimate combination of fashion meeting function, JLeer jeans are designer jeans for the tech savvy individual, who knows their clothing needs to be as functional as it is fashionable!

For The Foodie
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(credit: FIG & OLIVE)


FIG & OLIVE Olive Oils
www.figandolive.com

The popular French Riviera-inspired dining destination and celebrity hotspot—frequented by A-list celebrities such as Halle Berry, Jessica Simpson, Johnny Depp, Ryan Gosling, and Jennifer Aniston serves cuisine centered on the use of heart-healthy extra virgin olive oils, but also offers a retail collection of signature artisan olive oils. Featuring a range of flavor profiles from sweet & buttery, medium-bodied & green, and assertive & peppery, it makes for a great gift. Personally curated by olive oil authority and FIG & OLIVE Founder Laurent Halasz, it is available online and shipped nationwide. FIG & OLIVE’s exclusive varietals are sourced from around the world including Spain, Tunisia, and Greece, to name a few. Fitting for any festive soirée, each purchase also provides patrons with an “Olive Oil Guide” alongside tips on how to host an olive oil tasting at home. Rounding out a taste of the South of France, FIG & OLIVE also offers olive oils infused with Blood Orange, Meyer Lemon, Basil, and White Truffle; signature balsamic vinegars, spices, and spreads.

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(credit: The Modern Kosher Kitchen)


The Modern Kosher Kitchen
www.qbookshop.com

‘The Modern Kosher Kitchen’ by author Ronnie Fein includes recipes for preparing a family meal, hors d’oeuvres, vegetarian entrees, budget-friendly dishes, and new takes on holiday favorites for Passover and Hannukah – all kosher. Recipes include: Smoked Salmon Tartar Rounds With Horseradish Cream Cheese, Blueberry Soup, Grilled Halibut With Hot And Spicy Marinated Pineapple, Lamburgers In Pita With Lemon-Tahini Sauce, and Baby Fudge Cakes. Readers won’t need to worry about needing the talent or equipment of a professional chef. Ronnie Fein’s recipes are creative and interesting, but never intimidating. Throughout Ronnie provides suggestions on what to serve with her dishes; how to change the dish from dairy to parve to meat (and vice versa); or how to change the recipe to suit a different need.

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(credit eCreamery.com)


ECreamery
www.ecreamery.com

With a litany of celebrity clients, eCreamery’s personalized ice cream, gelato and fat free/ dairy free sorbet is the perfect gift for everyone on your holiday shopping list, including the foodie. With over 40 flavors and 30 mix-ins, and even personalized titles and packaging, the delicious gelatos and ice-cream are a best bet. This year they introduced create your own sorbet, with flavors like pumpkin, cinnamon, fig, blood orange, mango, coconut, pear, raspberry all fat and dairy free to accommodate dieters and those with allergies alike.

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(credit: Lady M)


Lady M Signature Mille Crepe
www.ladym.com

With twenty paper thin layers of perfectly baked crepes separated with deliciously light pastry cream, the Lady M Signature Mille Crepe and the Green Tea Mille Crepe are perfect hostess gifts for the foodie lover. With storefront locations in both Los Angeles and NYC, these crepes can also be shipped directly to your front door.

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(credit: Ethel M)


Ethel M Chocolates
www.EthelM.com

Infuse your holidays with the delicious nostalgia of the season by sharing Ethel M® Chocolates. These affordable gourmet confections – with seasonal flavors meticulously crafted of the finest, preservative-free ingredients – will evoke warm family traditions of the holidays, handed down through generations. Their Peppermint Bark is a handmade delicacy featuring crushed peppermint candies drenched in creamy white chocolate and covered with a layer of premium dark chocolate. Looking for variety? The Holiday Deluxe Collection offers variety with the mouthwatering flavors of the season all wrapped up in a snowflake box. The 24-piece box includes limited edition pieces of Peppermint Silk, Pecan Pie, Pumpkin Pie and Egg Nog, plus Satin Crèmes®, Almond Butter Krisps®, chewy and creamy caramels and Almond Crunch.

For The Traveler
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(credit: Torrain)


Torrain Recycled Travel Bags
www.torrain.org

When traveling this season, TORRAIN has you covered with a full lineup of amazing bags, whether you are heading off for a weekend mountain getaway, or an international jet set trip, there is a TORRAIN bag for you! TORRAIN is featuring a super chic line of bags that are not only functional and fashionable, but actually help bring about change by using recycled and reused materials in each clever design! Featuring bags made from feedbags, magazines, and cement bags, each TORRAIN bag is designed in Portland, Oregon and crafted by artisans in Cambodia. You can feel good, knowing that your purchase will help to enhance the lives of those artisans who make each and every bag.

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(credit: Über Mom)


Über Mom Boxes
www.ubermom.co

The perfect stocking stuffer for a busy mom or dad, The Wipebox and The Tissuebox, by Über Mom! are convenient travel cases designed to hold and protect wet wipes and tissues. Perfect for traveling, the durable cases keep wet wipes moist and tissues dry in style. Available in a variety of fun and creative designs, these cases make great small gifts for moms, travelers, outdoor enthusiasts, gym-goers, campers, and women on-the-go!

For the Arts & Design Lover
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(Credit: Kess Inhouse)


KESS Inhouse Customizable Products
www.kessinhouse.com

KESS Inhouse is known for their awesome products that feature real art on everyday items such as home décor and pet products. Their connection to the artist community is unique and sets them apart in the home décor industry. Each product that is sold gives a royalty back to the artist that worked on the design, making them a company that is giving back and providing a line of products that are always evolving to their customer’s desires. They now have a new lineup of products that are sure to excite every home dweller to turn their living space into an artistic sanctuary including monogrammed cutting boards, animal busts, desk mats, dog beds, throw pillows, and more.

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(Credit: Fuji)


Instax Mini 90
www.instax.com/mini90

Designed with a classic look, the Instax Mini 90 instant-print camera offers advanced features, such as bulb and double exposures, that are attractions of traditional analog cameras and offer an enhanced capability to capture light creatively. The Instax Mini 90 is also equipped with new functions and features like macro mode and high performance flash, making this an instant camera for every photographer developed under the concept “NEO CLASSIC.”

For Women
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(credit: philosophy)


philosophy Beauty Products
www.philosophy.com

The wide variety of products available from philosophy helps you shop for nearly every person on your gift buying list. For fragrances, consider the loveswept fragrance roll-on ($20), celebrate grace spray fragrance ($46), or celebrate grace whipped body crème ($32). The no reason to hide multi-imperfection transforming serum ($68) and instant skin-tone perfecting moisturizer spf 20 ($45) helps maintain the perfect skin tone and moisturizer in one step. An assortment of holiday ornaments ($7-$10) offer seasonal philosophy products in cute ornament packaging perfect for stocking stuffers, gift giving, or hanging on the tree.

Katie Bodell is the Blog Editor for Trekaroo, the largest family travel website in the U.S. She is also a freelance writer, a happy wife to her best friend, and a mom to three sweet California girls. See more on: Trekaroo | CheapOair | Google+ | Twitter.

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