2017 Holiday Gift Guide part IV. For families.

8:00:00 AM

Hello darlings!

So Natalia took me aside the other day and in all the seriousness of her 17 months of age told me that she feels left out of my gift guides. She said, “Mommy, you’ve written gift guides for everybody except me! What’s up with that?”

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Then a few days later, the same thing happened with my cat. He put his foot on mine, looked me in the eyes and asked: “Did I do something wrong and you haven’t written any gift guides for me yet? Meow?”

When Nick came yesterday and more or less complained for the same thing, I realized that my family was trying to tell me something! (No! Really?)

So here is a 3 in 1 gift guide that could also be titled: 

What to get my family for Christmas.

Natalia is still very young to understand the meaning of Santa or Christmas but she is going to be getting a letter from Santa nevertheless.

I wanted to get her a teepee for some time now and I found these lovelies in a great brand: Teepeelicious has the most wonderful and cute teepees with a large variety of fabric choices!

Then, Natalia, as a woman, needs more than two pairs of shoes right? Our favorite brand is Robeez since they are soft soled and the best kind available to allow for the right feet development.

Since she likes all cute things like her mom, she’ll be getting one of these awesome watercolor drawings from DecorAsylum. I am partial to whales myself!

And since I am now too busy to make her a lot of hair accessories, I am going to be getting her some of these cuties from my friend Zina from EfZinCreations.

As for Nick, well I would really love to be able to buy him some time for him to do all the things that he has no time to do now but that’s impossible. So I got him the next best thing; a mini basketball game from Flying Tiger. He may not have time to play basketball with his friends but he play this game while he sits at his office at work! So I did buy him some time, right?

Speaking of time, what I would really love to buy to Nick is a luxury watch like the one below. There is this inherent value to these watches found at the Chronoexpert that makes them a perfect candidate for something to pass upon your kids and gran-kids. I love this one in particular due to is wonderful color.

As for Mini the cat, he’s going to be getting the royal treatment with a new cat bed. That's if I find the time to crochet it of course! 

If I don't find time, then there's is always amazon, right?

I would be a bad turtle mommy if I would to forget to get something for Honu and Lulu, my two turtles. They were the best kids this year and they didn’t even ask for anything! I see a new floating board in your future guys!

And since I am part of the family too I am going to be shopping for myself also. It’s going to be a hardship to choose one of the gorgeous science jewelry from but I’ll manage.

Oh and I really need one of these knit sweaters too from Plexida!

Ok, ok, ok, last thing I swear! But I can’t go without these amazing gold rings from Marren Jewelry! Come on, I am not asking for much, am I?

Lots of love

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  1. too many beautiful things in this post... and I am your family also, my dearest frined...so...where is my gift????

  2. Omg how cute is the teepee and those shoes!?? As always I love reading your gift guides, there nothing if not entertaining!

  3. Καλά τι φανταστικά παπούτσια είναι αυτά; Ευτυχώς που θυμήθηκες και τις Χελώνες χα χα χα

  4. Υπέροχες, όπως πάντα, οι επιλογές σου φιλενάδα! Μιλ μερσί για την συμπερίληψη. Καλές Γιορτές. Φιλιά!

  5. wow such an amazing gift guides for families. I think I would try some of this. Thank you for some interesting and great gifts.

  6. I like the teepee! I think my kids would love a little place to run off and hide in. If they made a cat cave big enough for me to curl in I would take that. That cat bed is amazing.

  7. Amazing photos you have! this is a perfect gift for families I think they're amazing. Thanks for sharing this wonderful photos!

  8. Wow that cat bag is amazing, I'd definitely get my kittens one's like that when I get them x

  9. You have listed some useful gift items. Love the tepee and the crochet cat bed.

  10. Obsessed with this gift guide. I see so many wonderful items that I would like to purchase for my friends and family. Thanks for putting this list together.

  11. That crochet cat bed is the cutest! I could totally see my kitties sleeping in one.

  12. I couldn't help but smil at the teepee. It reminded me of the days my kids were little and they built forts in the living room. I'll have to look into a Teepeelicious for my grandson. x

  13. A great gift list for families. I like shoes, it suits my daughter and I like the Robeez brand. I need to check these.

  14. So many wonderful gifting ideas. I love teepee and shoes. Thanks for putting this list together.

  15. This is such a great list of gift ideas for families. I am absolutely in love with that teepee.

  16. We are NOT doing gifts this year - although I totally surprised my husband with a laptop yesterday - but that science jewelry looks cool!!

  17. Great list! A lot of lovely and interesting item on your post. - It tedious though really sweet to prepare gifts for our love ones. Thanks for sharing the list.

  18. Thanks so much for doing a Gift Guide for families; and even including the pets!!! That teepee is awesome and I know my daughter would love it! My dog went blind this year, so we are planning to spoil him rotten this holiday. That dog bed looks like it will do the trick!

  19. This is such a cute gift guide! The teepee looks soooo cosy and adorable! And the cat bed is someting my cat would appreciate, I am now considering getting her one! :)

  20. Wow your gift guide has come just in time. Thanks so much for sharing this. I'll be making use of all your tips!

  21. I like the gift guide, but the one that really stood out for me was that knitted sweater, I absolutely adore it and would love that as a gift. Sheri

  22. This sounds like an amazing gift guide for families! I'm sure Natalia and Nick are going to love all your gifts!


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