2023 Favorite Things Holiday Gift Guide


Our 2023 Favorite Things Holiday Gift Guide is brought to you by the businesses featured below.

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, and our 2023 Favorite Things Holiday Gift Guide is here! The holidays are the perfect time to treat those you love — and yourself! — to something special. We’ve got something for everyone thanks to the wonderful shops and small businesses featured, many of them located right here in South Florida! 

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To save you even more time this year (because we know time is the most valuable resource to moms!), we’ve rounded up all of our great gift ideas on the Amazon list below. Now you truly have a one-stop shop for your holiday gift buying, so go check it out below!

For Mom

First, we want to highlight our favorite gift ideas for the fellow moms in our lives! Whether it’s a sister, friend, mother, or even yourself (we won’t tell!!), we’ve got you covered with these great gift ideas.



4KiX is a whimsical ‘shoelery’ brand for footwear and more that encourages self-expression through creativity. They aim to help people celebrate what makes them unique through fashion, flair and fun! Their shoe charms attach using a patented method that is invented by and completely unique to our brand. They’re luxurious and accessibly priced.

Thrive Market

Thrive market

Thrive Market is the health-first membership for conscious living — their e-commerce platform started in 2014 with a mission to make healthy and sustainable living easy, accessible, and affordable to every American family!

Selah Skin Studio


Selah Skin Studio approaches beauty from the inside out by nurturing the soul as well as the skin. They have invested years of research to bring you fresh hand batched masks and serums formulated with what we have found to be highly effective raw ingredients from all around the world. Each recipe has been handcrafted and carefully created to help you achieve your skin goals and help you create a time set aside for only YOU. 

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Soy Delicious Candles


Soy Delicious is one of the most exquisite, cleanest, hypoallergenic, environmentally safe, candles in the industry, with its state of the art, one of a kind wax-proprietary. It is candle luxury at its finest, yet completely safe for the environment on a whole. With it’s versatility not only is it a candle that can diffuse aromas but also moisturizes the skin and it comes in a reusable glass container for beverages. Their candles invite you to indulge in a soothing, unique experience that will restore, relax and illuminate your well-being.

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ONEHOPE Wine is a top 200 winery in Napa Valley that was created as a way to give back to charity with wine! To date they have donated over $10 million to over 42,000 nonprofits. They host in person wine parties to support your favorite charity! ONEHOPE WINE also offers custom gifting for all your holiday needs. Get your gifts in one place and help your favorite nonprofit at the same time!

Dahil Bar

Dahil Bar

Dahil Bar specializes in luxury handcrafted candles. Each handmade candle is individually hand-poured. Slight differences, color variations, or air bubbles can be expected, but that makes them special and unique. In this woman owned business, all of their products are also handmade by women. Dahil Bar has proudly empowered women since 2021.


Founded in 2014 by Rajnil and Purnima Singh, Fiji based Loloma is a 100% Pure Virgin Coconut Oil moisturizer for mom and baby formulated with a natural cold-pressed process, free of harmful chemicals, parabens or sulphites. Daily beauty routines to nourish and protect skin can be boosted using Loloma for face, body, bath and hair. Loloma is ideal for use with baby/kids as well to protect sensitive skin and is an ideal natural remedy for diaper rash, eczema and cradle cap. 

Miami Gift Shop

Miami Gift Shop
Miami Gift Shop is a local shop that sells handmade and personalized products. For Christmas, they have personalized canvas bags that are great for kids and adults too! They help save time on wrapping with a personalized touch!

Booty by Brabants

Booty by Brabants
Since 2014, Booty by Brabants has been innovating in the athleisure industry with a numberless approach to sizing. Each piece is ethically manufactured and thoughtfully designed with fitness in mind to flatter all body types while promoting comfort and confidence from the inside out.


Canary offers consciously crafted gummy supplements, 100% backed by science. All of our products are crafted using natural ingredients, and science backed formulations to help you maintain your health. Our products work together to promote Daily Health, UTI Health and Anti-Inflammatory needs.


TWELVElittle focuses on providing fashionable and functional everyday bags for the modern family. By combining creativity, quality, and innovation, TWELVElittle strives to bring a little more ease to the art of parenthood. Made of high quality water-resistant fabrics and vegan leather, each bag is designed with thoughtful interior and exterior functionality, encompassing all the essential needs of a diaper bag, but can still be used long after the diapering stage has passed.

Jess Beauty

Jess Beauty

Jess Beauty is a skincare brand bringing to life the beauty essentials of model and influencer Jessica Barboza. Her passion for beauty and fashion; her love for health and wellness; as well as her journey as a mom have provided the foundation for every Jess Beauty product. Say Jess to yourself. Say Jess to beauty.


ORORO Heated Apparel

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ORORO strives to make apparel you can depend on. Their goal is to provide timeless articles of heated outerwear with attention to quality, safety, and affordability. They work passionately to provide a catalogue of jackets, vests, fleece, and sweatshirts – all powered by UL-Certified rechargeable batteries. They want you to be fully satisfied with any item you purchase from OROROwear. ORORO offers a 30-day money back guarantee alongside a 3-year warranty covering any heating elements of your purchase.

Use Promo Code: MiamiMoms for 20% off discountable items. Valid thru December 31, 2023.

For Dad

Next, we’ve rounded up a few of our favorite gifts for the men in our lives. We think our husbands, brothers, and dads would love to receive these gifts!!



OSIM is a leading global wellness brand, renowned for its innovative massage chairs, foot massagers, and relaxation products. OSIM combines cutting-edge technology with ergonomic design to offer luxurious and therapeutic experiences. With a focus on promoting holistic health and relaxation, OSIM products inspire people worldwide to live a healthier lifestyle.

Oars + Alps

Oars + Alps

Oars + Alps was founded by two women with outdoorsy husbands, so they know what sun, sweat, wind and pollution—not to mention the dirt and grime of daily life—can do to your skin. They use powerful, clean ingredients that deliver real results. Oars + Alps makes skincare, shower products, and sunscreens that you’ll love for your guy, plus the entire family.

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Meat N' Bone

Meat N Bone

Meat N’ Bone is an omni channel butcher shop that has been disrupting the meat industry by empowering consumers to access premium meats previously available only to chefs from high end purveyors. They sell more than 400 premium quality staples – individually packed from the best programs in the US , Australia, Japan and Spain. Meat N’ Bone is one of the biggest retailers of Japanese Wagyu in the US. They also offer premium Dry Aged Steaks, including alcohol infused steaks (rum, whisky, gin) as well as Grass – Fed steaks. 



PerfectDraft is a draft beer dispenser, designed for ‘the perfect pour’ at home. Serving up to 12 pints per keg at a customizable temperature, innovative technology allows for freshness up to 30 days after pouring. With its ease of setup and use, PerfectDraft is an ideal component for entertaining and hosting, with over 350,000 satisfied customers across the globe.

For The Kids

No matter the age or price point, we’ve got great suggestions for kids in the list below! We’ve put a special emphasis on toys that will improve learning and development this year, so definitely check them out below.

The Figgy Play Couch

The Figgy Play Couch
Meet “Figgy,” the ultimate kid’s play couch and fort building kit as seen on USA Today and Parents.com. We love that this play couch was created by a mom of six! The Figgy is known for its awesome patented Velcro connectors which makes sure all your builds stick! We also love their color changing covers- such a game changer! The Figgy includes four base cushions, two rectangles, and the option to add an extra wedge and separate waterproof liners. Made with CertiPUR-US® foam, non-toxic and sustainable materials. Seven colors to choose from & a whole lot of indoor play fun!

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My Little Zone

My Little Zone

Designed in France, My Little Zone products are made from 100% high quality soft cotton, the best choice for baby’s delicate skin. All My Little Zone products have CPC certification and are completely safe to use for babies. The My Little Zone collection includes 6-piece bedding sets, crib and changing pad covers, storage bins and playmats, all at affordable price points. The product comes in the cutest packaging as well making them great gifts for the holidays, baby shower and new baby gifts.



2MamaBees approaches the design of all their products with an unwavering commitment to every facet of play. They dedicate months to perfecting every detail. Their playhouses all stand almost 6 feet in height to ensure parents can comfortably join in the fun. It’s a reflection of their belief that play is best enjoyed together. All of their products are proudly manufactured in America by skilled Amish artisans. Each piece is meticulously crafted, receiving the personal touch of multiple hands to ensure unmatched quality. 2MamaBees doesn’t just create toys; they construct heirloom pieces designed to be cherished and passed down through generations.

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iImagine Murals


iImagine Murals provides happiness, value, and satisfaction to families throughout South Florida by bringing life to children’s dreams through art! They conceptualize children’s vivid thoughts into quality wall paintings and 3D art so they can have vision, continuous support from their families, and forward movement towards their dream lives! iImagine Murals re-paints children’s rooms based on artistic blueprints created with the children, the artist, and the family. They then add on 3D art if requested to further implicate the creative conceptualization of the children’s truest dreams.

Learning Resources

Learning Resources

This mini-fridge is filled with big-time learning fun! Open the hinged fridge playset, and learn new counting, sorting, patterning, and critical thinking skills with every challenge. Activity cards slide into bottom for an easy way to switch up your games. Includes fridge, 30 mini foods, and activity cards.

Educational Insights

Educational Insights

This talking play telescope designed by scientists will leave amateur astronomers starry-eyed as they peer through its high-res LCD screen to view 130+ images and videos straight from the cosmos, including media from NASA! Little explorers learn from Emily Calandrelli, space expert and star of Netflix’s Emily’s Wonder Lab, as she teaches space facts and asks inquisitive minds age-appropriate astronomy questions.

The Coloring Table

The Coloring Table

Looking for a perfect gift the whole family can enjoy? Check out The Coloring Table! Just color using washable Crayola markers, throw it in the washing machine and your cloth will come out CLEAN ready to be colored all over again! This patented specialty fabric also includes a waterproof backing that will prevent ink from bleeding through onto your table. With 8 different designs in a variety of Tablecloths, Placemats and Pillowcases – there is something for everyone at The Coloring Table!

Use code: MIAMI2023 for 20% off all regular priced merchandise. Valid 11/1/2023-12/31/2023

Craftie Fox, Inc.

Craftie Fox, Inc.

Meet Storypod, the screen-free audio system that fascinates little learners aged 0-6+ with amazing stories, songs, games & more through delightful audio characters, read-along books, and interactive trivia cards. Storypod offers a delightful screen-free experience that feels like magic. Listen to immersive audio experiences with screen-free stories, songs and lessons – in both English and Spanish. Kids learn through interactive trivia questions and skill-building activities.



The First Orchard game gives your toddler the chance to enjoy HABA’s original Orchard game, but in a way that’s meant to be enjoyed by small hands and curious minds. Working as a team, the children attempt to pick the fruits from the trees before the raven reaches the end of the path. If the players succeed in harvesting all the fruit before the raven reaches the orchard, they win together! If the raven gets there first, they lose together against the quick, ravenous raven.



Luna the Calming Kitty is the purrr-fect companion to help children manage stress and calm down at home, school, or anywhere they go! This squishy, soothing feline friend is designed to support mindfulness and deep breathing. Luna offers three different breathing patterns for children to practice, and can be used as a colorful night-light to comfort children at bedtime.

Other Ways to Spread the Holiday Cheer!

Finally, we wanted to leave you with a couple super convenient ways to make this Christmas festive!

Merry Market

Merry Market

Merry Market was created to make Christmas wrapping cuter and simpler! Each wrapping kit includes everything you need to wrap 25 freaking cute presents!

Card My Yard

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Spread some Joy this holiday season! Not sure what to get for that hard to shop for person? Skip the CARD, Stake the YARD! Surprise someone with a HUGE yard card greeting. Once you book online, Card My Yard handles the set up and take down & you get to enjoy and take all the credit! “Holiday Joy Bringer” packages starting at $105 for short messages (up to 12 characters) or “Say Anything” packages for $135 (up to 25 characters) for 1 day rental. Additional days available.

MIASOUTHMOMS for $10 off any package. Valid at Card My Yard (Miami-South & Miami) location delivery areas.

Bauble Stockings

Bauble stockings

Bauble Stockings are the family tradition everyone loves! Needlpoint, heirloom Bauble Stockings are meant to contain, or hold a clue to, each family member’s final gift of Christmas. For the kiddos, it’s especially special because it’s a gift from Mom and Dad, not Santa! Hand-stitched needlepoint made for fair trade in Haiti.

Experience Gifts

Think outside the (gift) box and give a memorable experience this year! If you already feel overwhelmed by the amount of “stuff” in your house, switch from a material gift to an experience instead! Tickets to a local event, a membership to an indoor play place, a day at the waterpark, or a fun class to sharpen your skills are all great ideas to help you finish your Christmas list! 
Treat yourself to a relaxing spa day after you complete all your holiday shopping! (Or forward this guide to your significant other to drop some hits about what’s on your list!)
A subscription box gift keeps the fun coming month after month! 
Make a donation to a local organization in honor of a loved one and pay it forward this gift-giving season!
There’s a plethora of options in Miami to give something creative! 
Here are a few of our favorite experience gift ideas local to South Florida!

Memberships & Tickets:

Frost Science Museum Membership
ZooMiami Membership
Jungle Island
Treetop Trekking South Florida
Dezerland Park Tickets
The Real Food Academy Culinary Experience
Skyviews Miami Wheel
Fairchild Botanic Gardens
Deering Estate
Everglades National Park
Disney World 
Island H20 Waterpark

Tickets to Local Events:

Miami City Ballet
Adrienne Arsht Center
Miami Heat
Miami Dolphins
Miami Marlins

Getaway Gifts:

Enjoy a Staycation at some of our favorite local resorts!
Check out these getaway destinations within driving distance of Miami. 
A Disney trip is always a great surprise. Check out our Disney Guide for all you need to plan your next visit. 

What gift ideas would you add to our Gift Guide? Leave a note in the comments and let us know!

We hope you enjoy shopping from our 2023 Annual Favorite Things Holiday Gift Guide! We’ve got a lot of fun content coming up this season — from our annual Holiday Events & Activities Guide and seasonal snacks to some help with Elf on the Shelf and more! Be sure to sign up for our newsletter so you don’t miss out!

In the meantime, get your tickets for DONUTS WITH SANTA to get you in the holiday spirit!

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  1. What an incredible guide! Very unique and supports great businesses
    The gifts for women are amazing!!!!
    lol Oma caught my attention

  2. Click “Add to Cart”! Love the variety!! But Selah and TwelveLittle are my jam! Definitely going to try Oars & Alps for the hubby and looking into Imagine Murals.

  3. Lots of interesting ideas! I love giving and receiving products from Selah Skin Studio. Also, anything related to Disney World, haha.

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