Business Gal Holiday Gift Guide

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It’s that time of year again – when Christmas inevitably sneaks up on you. Oh wait, nope…same day every year. But the procrastinators of the world (keep reading if that sounds like you – cause it’s definitely me) seem to find themselves year after year, trying to find gifts at the last minute.

Thanks to companies like Amazon with Prime shipping, last minute has become much more doable and less stress inducing – as long as you can remember to get your shopping done at least a week before Christmas. If you’re still OK driving around town to finish your gift list, then you have the chance to cut it a bit closer. For those last minute gifts that make you look like the unsung hero (and like you’ve been planning since October), read on my friend.

Whether you are shopping for a fellow business gal, a mom, or yourself, this list will get you going.

 

Self-Care

Lush Bath Bombs

by Lush – starting at $7.95

Sure these bombs are stupidly overpriced, but when you want a bomb that you know won’t be a bust, this is where you go. Perfectly fizzy, delightfully scented, Lush has a bomb (and other items) for every holiday occasion.

The Herbivore Calm Experience Gift Set

from Knack – $120

There are so many things on Knack, you can’t go wrong. You literally can’t mess it up because you can pick and choose what to put in your gift box! Can’t decide? They have a TON of pre-made gift boxes, including this one. A scrubber, soap, salts, candle, water bottle, and more! This gift pack includes everything for the gal who likes to pamper herself at the end of the week. I can’t wait to get my hands on this box. What’s included in this box?

  • Herbivore Botanicals Calm Bath Salts, 8 oz
  • Herbivore Botanicals Pink Clay Cleansing Bar, 4 oz
  • Baudelaire Sisal Body Scrubber, 4″ w x 5″ h x 1.5″ d
  • bkr Naked Pink Original Glass Bottle, 500 ml
  • Mixture Girlfriend Candle, 40 hour burn time, 6 oz, Peppermint Lavender Fragrance
  • Vial of white tipped mini matches
Black Friday Deal: 10% off with the code BF2019

Teak and Twine design your own gift box

from Teak and Twine – starting at $50

Love putting more thought into it and want a more personal touch? You can create your own gift at Teak and Twine and choose from their many different gift options – from hot chocolate to candles.

 

For the Office/Home

Country Christmas Wreath

from Lynch Creek Farm – $57.95

Want to be a stand out friend all season long? Gift a beautiful wreath. What? Yes! Think about it. How many times have you seen a gorgeous, fresh wreath on someone else’s door but never pulled the trigger or took the time to pick one out for your own house? Of course this is one you’ll want to order now. They ship Monday – Friday and it takes 2-6 days for delivery. Check out the numerous fresh wreaths they have available this season.

Miroco Light Therapy Lamp

purchase on Amazon – $39.99

Need some more light in your life? If you’re anything like me, you spend a lot of time indoors, working at your desk, behind the computer. That’s no bueno for your light source and vitamin D supply. Getting light stimulation is known to enhance our mood, and this little light will do just that. Benefits? Better sleep, increased energy and enhanced mood.

Don’t forget to check the box for $10 off (while it’s available) and check Amazon during Black Friday + Cyber Monday for some possible deals.

Jewel Garden Succulents

from Lula’s Garden – $35

Who doesn’t love a succulent? Give this lovely plant that will last well past the holidays, and fits perfectly on any desk. The Jewel comes with three beautifully colored plants in a simple planter gift box. 

Blue Light Computer Glasses

by Pixel – starting at $75

Lady bosses gotta work – and most of the time that is at the computer. Before your eyes get totally shot from all of those late nights, get some blue light filtering glasses. But make sure you grab some stylish glasses. Even though you’re working from home, that doesn’t mean you can’t look good. That’s where Pixel comes in. Different shaped frames and colors.

Black Friday Deal: Everything 20% off using the code thankful20

 

Business Memberships + Services

Connect and Convert Club

with Amanda Genther – $47/month or $470/year

I LOVE Amanda and CCC. I jumped in early, and although it’s in the early stages, she has successfully provided consistent monthly content to help build your business and craft your content. Included in the membership are live trainings, co-working sessions, templates, swipe files, and she continually drop surprises.

Stock Photo Membership

by Ivory Mix – $52/quarter or $137/year

I love these stock photos. She adds 100+ new photos every month, plus social media templates for Canva, captions, and exclusive courses for premium members. 

Black Friday Deal: Membership plus the creative boss bundle

The Holstee Wellness Membership

from Holstee – starting at $8/month (discounts for annual memberships)

The art and science of living well, delivered to you every month. We’ve put together a framework of 12 themes, grounded in ancient philosophy, modern science, and the words of the Manifesto. Each month, together with our community, we explore one theme through art, self-reflection, and research-backed activities you can put to practice.

 

Books + Planners

Expedition Leather Notebook + Pen Set

from Rustico – $70

You never can have too many pens and notebooks. The Roosevelt Rollerball Pen features an acid-etched, stonewashed herringbone barrel with an antique brass trim. Refillable with Retro51 rollerball refills. The Expedition Notebook is handmade with top-grain leather and an elastic closure. This refillable notebook holds one or more notebooks at a time. Both items are packaged inside a pinewood gift box with a sliding lid and leather handle.

Black Friday Deal: Buy one get one half off

200 Women: Who Will Change The Way You See The World

by Geoff Blackwell, et. al. – $30.98 (hardcover)

200 incredible women. 126 hours of interviews. 16,000 photographs. 5 questions. A snapshot of female life around the globe: This collection of interviews with 200 women from a variety of backgrounds takes you on a journey that’s heartbreaking and uplifting. Each woman shares her unique reply to the same five questions: What really matters to you?, What brings you happiness?, What do you regard as the lowest depth of misery?, What would you change if you could?, and Which single word do you most identify with? The variety of answers offers gifts of empowerment and strength – inviting us to bring positive change at a time when so many are fighting for basic freedom and equality.

When You Can Afford To Splurge

Peloton Bike

by Peloton – Price from $2,245

It’s the cult-like spin bike phenomenon that has swept home gyms everywhere. If you’re not convinced, you can visit a local showroom (if you live in a major city) and test ride one for yourself. They even offer a 30-day home trial. If it’s not for you, they’ll pick it up for free and give you a full refund. Don’t have the budget or have a spin bike already collecting dust at home? Try using just the app. You can get a subscription for just under $20 a month and they have way more than just bike and tread.

Black Friday Deal: Half-off all Peloton apparel. Free “The Works” accessories pack with bike purchase.

 

Let’s be honest, this list could go on and on. It’s hard to narrow down great gifts each year that aren’t all over the internet (who needs to see the same gift lists over and over?). What have you got on your list this year? Whatever it is, I hope it shows up in your stocking or under your tree by the end of 2019. Tell me, what are your favorite go to gifts for your fellow boss babes?

 

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