With Chris’s family, we do a gift exchange for families, rather than individuals which is always fun. We also put a few family gifts “from Santa” under the tree each year and this gift guide for families has things that any family would love. Happy gifting!
If you want to get a gaming device that the whole family will love, this Oculus is perfect. Virtual reality is all the rage, and we always recommend this set because it’s portable, easy to use, and has raving reviews.
Is there anything better than good “old-fashioned” homemade stovetop popcorn? Just the smell of the popping popcorn is sure to stir up some memories. This easy-to-use popper makes up to 6 quarts and the wooden handle detail is super cute.
I’ve seen ads for this one all over TikTok, and I think I’m going to have to pull the trigger for Christmas! It’s a portable projector that you can plug in or use with the included power bank to watch a movie truly everywhere. Be sure to check the 20% off coupon box!
For a family that loves Pizza (every family), gift this classy Williams Sonoma Pizza Cookbook along with this pizza stone set.
This wool Advent Calendar made it on our advent calendar round-up, and I think it’s just so darling. Pack each stocking with a small treat or a tiny present, or a piece of paper with an activity!
Pickleball is having a moment right now! This cute set comes with a tote bag, two paddles, two pickleball, and two matching sweatbands.
If you haven’t heard of Solo Stove yet, let me blow your mind. This patented design makes for a smokeless fire-pit experience, and it doesn’t get any better than that. Somebody on our team has one, and they said it gives off so much more heat than a traditional fire pit. Plus, isn’t that stainless steel beautiful?
This Anthropologie blanket came out on top on our snuggle blanket test. It’s double-sided with a longer faux fur on one side and a flat Minky on the other. If you get your hands on this blanket, you will not be able to stop running your hands through it! The size is a substantial 50″ x 70,” and it comes in 6 colorways.
One of my most cherished Christmas traditions is opening up this book and recording all of the memories we made surrounding the Holidays. I love preserving these moments, and it would make a perfect gift for any family.
These stoneware mugs are so sweet. Gift one with the last name initial or, better yet, gift one to each family member with their initials.
I think this sack of Santa’s treats is so darling, and everything looks so tasty. There’s something in here for everyone, and the sack can be personalized with the family’s last name so it truly looks like it came from Santa.
The great thing about Fondue is that it’s an experience! This set is actually heated using tea lights, and the fire element is so ambient! Get creative and include some chocolates or cheeses with the set.
The perfect gift for the “Disney-Adult” family. You know the type, and I’m not even throwing shade because I’m a newly obsessed Disneyworld fanatic. This Disney Parks Cookbook has 100 favorites, from Dole Whips to Mickey Pretzels!
This set of games features 12 “minute-to-win-it” style games with a fun Holiday spin. Would make a great family gift or something to bring to a Holiday party.
We have a few pool floaties and sleds from this brand, and we’re so impressed with the quality and fun designs. Maybe we should send these to our family in Idaho because we don’t get enough snow here in North Carolina!
Already I’m counting down the days till the Holiday break, just so I can sit at a table for hours on end, piecing together a puzzle in my pajamas. This Christmas in the city puzzle os adorable.
Need more ideas? Check out our gift guide for families from last year!
Our wood grain Shaker cabinet fronts were designed for busy, high-traffic homes like ours. Clad with durable textured thermofoils, this line is compatible with Sektion, Akurum, Godmorgon, and Besta cabinets from IKEA. It's the perfect, practical way to add the warmth of wood to all the rooms of your home.
We have teamed up with Loloi to create a line of rugs that are as affordable as they are beautiful. This collection houses a great mix of traditional and modern rugs, in cottage-y colorways, as well as vintage-inspired beauties that you’ll want to roll out in every room.
We partnered with Stuga on a line of hardwood floors — The Ingrid is really livable, and the color is very neutral. It doesn’t lean warm or cool, it’s that just right in-between. We have really loved putting it everywhere in our house. It’s the best jumping-off point for design, no matter your interior style. In addition to being beautiful, Ingrid is really durable — we have three kids, and we always have a home construction project going on. Ingrid stands up to it all.
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