Gifts that just make sense this year
Give the *priceless* gift of knowledge from experts in every field you can think of. Learn all about food, arts, design, business, writing, music.. the list goes on from the very best in the business for as little as $15 a month.
If there is anyone left in your life that has yet to upgraded their viewing experience, this is the gift for them. Every streaming service brought to the big screen is a non-negotiable this year.
Give the gift of a sanitized phone with this nifty and 2020 necessary gadget.
This mask is one of few created with an active lifestyle in mind complete with all the functional things (adjustable ear loops and moldable fit around nose + cheekbones) plus TurboDry fabric for exercise.
Call me old school, but I love this foldable bamboo tray. Yes, most of us are still working from home and this is a great way to work, read, and thrive from bed. My favorite use for this sturdy, environmentally friendly bed tray is obviously Sunday brekkie in bed.
This inexpensive but genius gift will inspire any recipient for a new fun way to move! It’s the perfect addition to any at-home workout. Get that cardio in!
This one needs no explanation but definitely deserves a spot in every home and every stocking this year.
For the kiddos (in age or at heart)
I will be a mama come March, but for now I’m the cool aunt. The following gifts are fitting for my current title. Since I haven’t traveled this year to bring extra cool presents home from around the world, the boys will be spoiled the good old fashioned way. Also, some of these gifts are totally appropriate (and encouraged) to gift to the ones in your life who are kids at heart.
All the things you love about the classic foosball made mini, easier to store and more affordable. This works the hand-eye coordination and involves no screen time which translates to educational, right? Right.
With a built in phone holder, this wireless mic does it all. Scan your songs, record your performances, and annoy the heck out of your S.O… I mean let your kids sing their heart out. 😉
This portable blow up can double as a cozy place to nap on the beach or add for game room seating. It’s a practical gift that feels fun! P.S. Adults fit too!
This was just too on-brand not to gift to my nephew! I hope this excites someone out there as much as it does me.
You may be noticing a theme.. sorry (not sorry) sis, your boys will be entering 2021 with all the table-top games!
Add some character to the new mask trend and make it a little more exciting with this cute necklace. In addition to being a conversation starter, it keeps the mask on your little one even if it’s off for lunch!
For the bath-lover in your life
We all know one…and I am one. In fact, thanks to my mama every Murphy girl loves a good bubble bath! My current AR residence has a bath in every bathroom. Baths for all! SCORE!
To those who don’t love baths: I cannot relate, but I can suggest some improvements in your tub game. This little pillow is the key to making a bathtub comfortable. Hooray for waterproof qualities (obvi), and it has enough suction cups to really secure the grip.
These bath bombs and soaks are ethically sourced, cruelty free, and made in the USA. Plus, Musee is on a mission to provide work for vulnerable people in Mississippi. So you can feel extra good gifting these bath accessories!
All of the following bath mats speak to my heart and are #tubtalk approved.
Kitchen & Living
Make a 12 inch, crunchy crust, homemade pizza (or two) in minutes without turning on the oven. Quesadillas, nachos, quiche, GIANT COOKIES… the possibilities are limitless! 😉
This easy to use hand frother makes every barista-style hot chocolate, matcha or cappuccino achievable. My fiancé is a coffee snob who sometimes travels with our beloved Delonghi. This hand frother paired with some coffee beans might be his travel-friendly solve for a Flat White.
The following books are meant to inspire. From Notorius RBG, landscapes that WOW to tips and tricks for LA style tacos, these books deserve to live on a coffee table.
Gifts to inspire self-care
It’s no secret that I’ve been loving this simple yet effective beauty secret. Catch me rolling every AM & PM this pregnancy, especially under my eyes, but I recently found out it can also be used on sore arms & legs!
This is the perfect stocking stuffer for anyone in your life who likes to try a little bit of everything on the market. I’ve personally tried and LOVE some of these products (Hum, Liquid IV, and kindroot).
I’m learning that the trick to a spa-grade pedicure is a good hot soak. This HoMedics classic foot bath heats, massages, and collapses for easy storage.
Crafted in India, this floor cushion is the perfect place to meditate, read, or just make a room cozier.
I don’t know if you know, but cozy is trending. “But Lesley, why amplify a look if you’re not leaving the house?” Allow me to explain. Without sacrificing comfort, putting myself together in the morning significantly helps me have a better day. Here are small ways to amplify a look and get excited about your cozy style.
Gift this USA-made, best selling hair kit by Crown Affair. Contents include satin silk scrunchie (no dents!), *magic* hair oil and a plant-based homemade comb that will take your hair care to the next level.
If you follow me on Instagram you know this is the secret to my unwashed hair of 15 days… Mic drop. This stocking stuffer is a no brainer.