Gift Giving from the Heart
When it comes to giving gifts to those you care about the most, the choices become difficult. You want to give them something unique but not bizarre and healthy, yet still indulgent. To simplify your holiday season, we’ve researched and sampled a variety of products to give everyone on your list. Hopefully these delightful gifts will inspire, enlighten, and simplify your holiday season.
Gifts for the Active Couple
Couples that play a lot, move a lot so give the gift of fabulous posture with Earth shoes for both men and women (www.earth.us); brighten their day with the sunflowers in a can from Mousseshop (www.mousseshop.com);
Recyclopedia’s unique note cards made from recycled books are perfect for a quick note home (www.superfantastico.com);
Fruits & Passion Somnea sleep line will ensure a good night sleep anywhere (www.fruits-passion.com).
For those who deserve Ultimate Indulgence
Hemp Ecofashion scarf from Under the Canopy will keep you warm even on the coldest days (www.underthecanopy.com);
The Glow Guide to Meditation is a simple, fun read for those that are seeking a bit more “inner light” (www.chroniclebooks.com);
Ruby Bloom Sterling Calcite Squares necklace (www.Eliza-e.com);
Spa de Soleil Sweet and Sour scrub is a fabulous way to keep the skin soft even during the winter months (www.spadesoleil.com);
give the gift of a spa day at home with the Revelation gift set by OoohLaLa of Beverly Hills (www.ooohlalabath.com);
a unique sampling of chocolates will brighten anyone’s day (www.mousseshop.com).
Gifts for the Wee Ones (and moms to be)
Start their yoga practice young with Wai Lani’s Little Yogi’s video and mat (www.wailana.com);
wrap your little ones in organic cotton with Under the Canopy’s jumpers and the organic bunny toy (www.underthecanopy.com);
Erbaviva’s baby bath set is an indulgent collection of organic bath wash bags, oil, and soap (www.erbaviva.com);
give the mom’s to be on your list a little care package with Pink Confections pregnancy gift set which even includes a countdown timer (www.pinkconfections.com).
Gifts for the Yogini
Give the yogini in your life the ultimate gift, a bag full of goodies! Saka yoga mat bag with green mat (www.saka.com);
Barefoot Yoga Company’s Om Girl Buddha longsleeve t-shirt, bamboo practice block, practice rug, and silk eye pillow (www.barefootyoga.com);
silk Lotus skirt (www.gaiam.com);
Glow Girl Guide to Yoga and the Yoga Deck II card collection (www.chroniclebooks.com);
Bali Dog yoga pants (www.balidog.com);
Fitz & Fitz unique silver jewelry (e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org).
Gifts for the Worldly Traveler
Every traveler wishes for comfortable shoes to trek in, Dansko’s mules are the perfect combination of style and comfort (www.dansko.com);
Indigenous Designs organic cotton hooded sweatshirt (www.indigenousdesigns.com);
Air Therapy fresh air spray will freshen even the most stale room (www.miarose.com);
Evolu’s traveling skincare essentials lightens the beauty bag dramatically (www.evolu.com);
Hugger Mugger’s eye pillow will soothe tired eyes (www.huggermugger.com);
always keep track of time with the dual watch from Under the Canopy (www.underthecanopy.com);
and for those road warriors, freshen your car with the unique air diffuser by Auracacia (www.auracacia.com).
Gifts for the Home
One of the most useful and delightful gifts is one that you can enjoy everyday. The unique honey sampler from Beehive beeproducts comes with a variety of honey flavors ranging from raspberry and blueberry to sage blossom and saw palmetto (www.beehivebeeproducts.com);
Aroma Naturals vegetable wax candles are perfect for the holidays with scents like orange, clove, and cinnamon (www.aromanaturals.com);
an exotic candle tray from Mousseshop gifts (www.mousseshop.com);
Relax! Icing on the Cake Face Batters are a unique way to give those who love food and spa a treat (www.greathairandskin.com);
Sublime Stitching’s unique emboidery kits include such patterns as “Bowling Betties” (www.sublimestitching.com);
give the coffee lover a pound of organic, Joyful season coffee from Green Moutnain Coffee Roasters (www.greenmountaincoffee.com);
Non-scents candles for those that prefer the smell of the home (www.wayoutwax.com)