gift ideas for men and women

60 Fun & Peaceful Gift ideas for men, women, friends and family!


Christmas is around the corner! Are you excited? I love this is the season, it’s so festive! We get to eat lots of good food, share moments with friends and family and, best of all, it’s the season for gifts!

Of course, I love receiving presents but I also love to give gifts! My philosophy for gift giving is to always find something that the person will love to have or find useful but will not buy for themselves. 

I thought that this year I would make it easier on you to get peaceful and fun gift ideas by sharing some of my favorites!

You will find:

  • Gift ideas for him
  • Gift ideas for her
  • More gifts ideas for grown-ups
  • Gift ideas for stockings
  • Gift exchanges ideas


How to save money when buying gifts

First of all, I wanted to talk to you about a cool tool that I use to save money. Not because I’m cheap but because if I can get the same product for a lower price, I’m all for it 🙂

So do you want to save money while doing your online Christmas shopping?

It’s simple you only need to register to Ebates* and download the extension. Then when you are on any website, Ebates* will let you know if you can get cash back when you buy something.

It also indicates which stores have cash back and the percentage of it in Google search results.

And best of all… IT’S FREE!

Yep, you read it well! Ebates* is a free service helping you to get money back from your online shopping.

I also have a surprise for you, if you register with this link*, you will get $10 for your shopping! So don’t wait, and start using Ebates today by clicking here.
Download your FREE holiday planner: November party calendar December party calendar Gift and budget list for loved ones Gift and budget list for friends and family Holiday bucket list Party planner Black Friday checklist to save money and do all of your holiday shopping from home Self-care advent calendar

Gift Ideas for Him

Looking for gift ideas for the men in your life? For a father, a husband, a boyfriend, a brother, a son or just a friend? Here is my 2016 Christmas selection of gifts for men.

Bitlock (Bluetooth bike lock)

NYNE Portable Bluetooth Speaker

Herschel Supply Co. Little America Backpack

The Perplexing X in a Box

Hario “Canister” Ceramic Coffee Mill

Leatherman – Wave Multi-Tool


GoPro HERO7 Black

Tivoli Audio Model One AM/FM Table Radio


DJI Phantom 3

Fossil Men’s Gen 4 Q Explorist HR

Black Playing Cards*

Cabin Porn: Inspiration for Your Quiet Place Somewhere*

Gift Ideas for Her

Here is a list of fun and peaceful gift ideas for the women in your life, whether they be a mother, wife, sister, daughter, girlfriend or friend.


Samsung Galaxy Watch

52 Lists for Happiness*


sixthreezero Around the Block Women’s Cruiser Bike

Olympus PEN E-PL9


Vifa Helsinki Wireless Portable Speaker*

FORLIFE Curve 24-Ounce Teapot with Infuser*

Herschel Supply Co. Little America Backpack*


Essential Oil Diffuser

Mom’s One Line a Day: A Five-Year Memory Book*

Pendleton Motor Robe*

Kisa Cat Candle*

Ceramic Cactus Jewelry Ring Holder

More Gift Ideas for Grown Ups

Peaceful gift ideas for him and her!

Fitbit Alta Fitness Tracker

Mkono Macrame Wall Hanging Tree of Life


The Five Minute Journal: A Happier You in 5 Minutes a Day

Fujifilm Instax Mini 90 Instant Film Camera*

High Tide: A Surf Odyssey — Photography by Chris Burkhard*

DLP mini projector for iPhone


EcoSphere Closed Aquatic Ecosystem*

Philips HF3520 Wake-Up Light With Colored Sunrise Simulation*

Fujifilm Instax Share Smartphone Printer SP-1*

Original Buddha Board – Master the art of letting go*

Original Apple Watch*

Field Notes Cherry Graph*

Gift Ideas for Stockings

Are you usually waiting last minute to by stockings like me? Please tell me I’m not alone! This year I decided to be organized and buy stockings ahead of time. Here is the list of things I like.

Areaware Balancing Blocks*

Staedtler Triplus Fineliners 20 Assorted Colours*

Rhodiarama A6 Lined Notebook*



Moleskine 2019 12M Daily Pocket

Birdie Letter Opener Green*

Magnetic Poetry*

Kikkerland Hedgehog Dryer Balls*

BIG Ball of Whacks Red*

Kikkerland CD62 Animal Multi Tool*

MelonBoat Lotus Cotton Swab Holder*

Paint Tube Wringer Heavy Duty*

Kipik Toothpick Holder*

Gift Exchanges Ideas

Are you going to participate at a secret Santa or white elephant gift exchange but have no idea of what to get? Here are a few suggestions.

Pyle-Pro PMP35R Professional Megaphone*

Juice Bruce Lemon Squeezer*

BigMouth Inc Chocolate Donut Pool Float*

Jiimz 15 different Mixed Succulent*

Portable Hammock*

Aglaia Essential Oil Diffuser*

Prepara Classic Herb Saver*

Kikkerland Magnetic Hourglass*


Designer Umbrella with Perfect Day Sky Print Inside*

Yoga Joes – Green Army Men Toys*

Sunday Suppers: Recipes + Gatherings

More Places to Find the perfect gift!

Over to you

Go to Ebates to get your $10 and receive more cashback while shopping online and register for free here*.

What is your dream gift for Christmas? Share your response in the comments below.

Download your FREE holiday planner: November party calendar December party calendar Gift and budget list for loved ones Gift and budget list for friends and family Holiday bucket list Party planner Black Friday checklist to save money and do all of your holiday shopping from home Self-care advent calendar


Julie was diagnosed with anxiety and depression during the summer of 2016 and have since been fighting mental health stigmas by bringing awareness on the subject and sharing tips to help people become happier. Read Julie’s inspiring story, “My Journey Into Acknowledging The Depression.” Feel free to send a message to Julie here.

  • Katariina

    November 18, 2016 at 9:23 am Reply

    So many great ideas! I’m the worst gift buyer so this is a big help. 🙂

  • GingerGoose Boutique

    November 18, 2016 at 5:22 pm Reply

    I love these ideas! I actually have the Yoga Joes tucked away in my hutch as a gift for my honey (great minds think alike!) and I have a drone on my shopping list for him. I love everything on this list! Gave me some ideas for my wishlist too ; )

  • Tejasvi

    November 18, 2016 at 6:04 pm Reply

    Awesome ideas! Thanks for your help! 🙂

  • Kimberly @ Berly's Kitchen

    November 18, 2016 at 6:23 pm Reply

    Love these gift ideas! I always have trouble with stocking stuffers, so this will be helpful.

  • joshandbrittanydyer

    November 19, 2016 at 12:38 am Reply

    These are such great gift ideas, especially when you are at a loss of what to buy someone!

  • Arfa

    November 19, 2016 at 1:00 am Reply

    OMG, these are some really good options for presents. I do stuck at times what to buy for grown ups! Thankyou

  • Angie

    November 28, 2016 at 6:42 am Reply

    Great gift ideas! Once I get on Amazon, I’m in trouble lol

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