2022 Favorite Things Holiday Gift Guide

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Our 2022 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 2022 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! 

We encourage you to check them all out and be sure to follow them on social too! HAPPY SHOPPING!

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.

Miami Mom Collective: Gift Ideas

Treat your mom friends (and yourself) to our MIA MOM gear this Christmas! From tees and keychains to essentials like masks and mugs (because #momlife), there’s something for every mom on your list!
 

Selah Skin Studio

Selah Skin Studio
A clean skincare company on a mission to show you that skincare + soul care can be simple, affordable, doable and most importantly very beneficial.
 
Use Promo Code: MIAMOMFREE 

Ganapati Crafts Co.

Ganapati

Ganapati Crafts Co. is a woven handcraft bazaar with creativity! They design and curate one-of-a-kind handicrafts from skilled artisans mainly in Nepal & Bali.

Ganapati works with female artisans in these two places to preserve traditional crafts while cultivating ethical and environmental business practices that support everyone in our supply chain. When you buy a Ganapati product, you are supporting Nepalese & Balinese women to become self-sufficient, and to care for their families.

Use Promo Code: MIAMIMOMS for 20% off their Felt Nativity Set!

MAYU Water

Mayu Water

The MAYU Swirl harnesses the gentle, elemental power of the spiral motion found throughout the universe, to deliver reoxygenated, and rebalanced water that tastes and hydrates the way nature intended.

Cabana Life

Cabana Life

Cabana Life is a lifestyle, designed to help you & your family enjoy the sun while staying protected. Their mission is to create sun protection that makes you feel AND look your best.

JENN LEE

Jenn Lee

JENN LEE is an eco-luxury handbag brand based in Houston, Texas. Each piece in the collection is consciously and carefully handcrafted by their 150+ artisan partners in Bali and Jogjakarta, Indonesia.

Use Promo Code: MiamiMoms22 for 15% Off + Free Shipping until 12/31/22.

Dahil Bar

Dahil Bar

Natural & Handcrafted Candles 

“To Make Luxury Handmade Candles Accessible”

Dahil Bar specializes in luxury handcrafted candles.

Their candles and Curated candles are not only exquisite, but are made with safe and natural materials. They make a beautiful addition to any home decor and will liven up any room in your house.

Use Promo Code: MiamiMom for 15% off your entire purchase. Conditions: When there is more than one item in a cart, this discount will be applied to the lowest priced item.

Berkeley Floral Supply

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Berkeley Florist Supply Co. in Miami is the oldest wholesale floral company in South Florida. They have a complete line of fresh flowers and floral supplies!

Cris Tassel

Cris Tassel

Cris Tassel provides comfortable, stylish, and versatile bags that never lose sight of quality or the latest trends. To achieve this, they have used innovative materials, neoprene and nylon, that are very lightweight and durable. These handbags are unique with interchangeable colors to change the look of your outfit without having to change your handbag.

Use Promo Code: LOCALSHIP for free shipping!

Ladicani Design

Ladicani Design

Ladicani Design is a unique leather brand with a defined mission- making simple, functional, and stylish handcrafted goods that are essential to our everyday life; like wallets, small bags, sunglasses case, airpods cases, passport cover, card holders, belts, among others. Their purpose is to make each product as useful as they are beautiful. Minimalist, stylish, and functional will always be their motto.

Use Promo Code: MiamiMom10 for 10% off a purchase of $50+ in your first order.

The Biltmore Coral Gables

Biltmore Hero (300 × 250 px)

An iconic, historic hotel surrounded by 150 acres of tropical lanscape in Coral Gables. Soak in our rich history in the comfort of our luxurious rooms and suites, relax along the pool deck of one of the largest hotel pools in the US. Enjoy our full service European Spa, championship golf course or a selection of sophisticated and casual dining options.

Artsy Needle

Artsy Needle

Artsy Needle creates the most beautiful Handmade Embroidery Frames and Jewelry, Paper Plants, and more! Check them out for cute gifts and custom orders!

TWELVElittle

TWELVElittle

TWELVElittle diaper bags are purposefully and intuitively designed to assist parents through every milestone, from the newborn days to daycare drop-off—and beyond. All of their products are engineered to be durable and long-lasting, so once you’ve outgrown the diapering stage, their bags carry over seamlessly for personal use, whether for travel, work, or play.

Everly

Everly Candles
Everly is on a mission to clean up the candle industry. Everly’s innovative candle refill system encourages customers to refill any empty candle vessel at home in under two minutes, diverting millions of vessels from landfills.
 
Healthy ingredients, non-toxic oils, and compostable packaging.
 
~ 1% for the planet
~ LATINX Owned + Operated
 
Use Promo Code: MIAMIMOMS for 20% off

Bettina Cosmetics

Bettina

Bettina Cosmetics is a woman-led business specialized in the production of salon quality nail enamel and a wide variety of cosmetics with more than 50 years in the market. Manufactured in Dorado, Puerto Rico, their products are Vegan, Cruelty Free and Non-Toxic. Known for its excellent quality, a broad selection of colors and affordable prices, Bettina is equivalent to nail enamel in Puerto Rico. The brand continues to expand in the States with presence in over 300+ stores in South Florida and e-commerce.

emme jewelry

emme jewelry

emme is a jewelry brand that connects mamas to their full potential and the real joy of being themselves. emme is the reminder of their powerful, creative, and feminine power, the one that can raise a family and change the world.

Use Promo Code: MiamiMom22 for 15% off on your entire order.

Passionate Penny Pincher

Miami Mom Collective Holiday Gift Guide Passionate Penny Pincher

Laurie, Mom of 3 and Founder of Passionate Penny Pincher, started her blog in 2009 to provide money saving tips for families. In 2019 she launched the PPP Home Checklist, and she later created the Home Planner to help families take back control of their homes with a clear guide including simple tips of what to do each day throughout the year. 

Her team also created the PPP “Magic Recipe Tin” & menu planning system.  These simple ideas have helped thousands of women re-claim their homes and their mealtimes every single day!

Snag a Home Planner and recipe tin for someone on your list (or treat yourself!)  

Latin Roots Market

Latin Roots

Latin Roots Market bags are handwoven (8hrs per bag) in Mexico. They are Intended to be sustainable, 100% recycled plastic & waterproof, handwoven, functional, foldable and sophisticated. Fashionable is by accident. These bags were culturally made for market days and carrying produce now it is a must have functional accessory for all ages and occasions.

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!!

Coop Home Goods

Coop

The key to sleeping comfortably is Coop’s Original Adjustable Pillow. Sleep is inherently personal, Coop’s Original Pillow is customizable to each individual. Combine with our patented Coolside™ Pillowcase, adjustable comfort and cooling is just around the corner! Sleep well so you can wake up weller!

Barnett's Fine Biscotti

Barnett's Fine Biscotti

Delicious gourmet chocolate covered sandwich cookies or handmade biscotti topped in 12 decadent flavors; bakery-fresh, ribbon wrapped, and ready to gift for anyone who loves cupcakes, donuts, desserts, and edible chocolates. From anniversary to appreciation, from college boys to company client, this beats all other foods, fruit and flowers delivery.

FLÎKR Fire

Flickr Fire

The ambience of a flickering fire is one of the most basic human enjoyments. FLÎKR Fire spent years developing and bringing to life a product that will bring this enjoyment into your home in the most accessible way possible. With just 5 ounces of 70% or 91% isopropyl rubbing alcohol, you will have roughly 50 minutes of burn time. FLÎKR Fire® is as versatile as you need it to be. And heat? While emitting a cozy warmth there is no need to turn down your a/c. And being safe to cook over, FLÎKR Fire® makes s’mores more possible than ever before!

Use Promo Code: MIAMIMOMS for 15% off bundled units 

Biscayners

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Biscayners is a lifestyle brand that celebrates the simplicity of Island Life, the excitement of traveling and exploring with loved ones, and the privilege of giving back to those in need.

Grovemade

Grovemade

Grovemade designs modern office accessories that encourage creativity and inspiration in the home office environment. Their products are the perfect gift for anyone who needs a change of pace or pick me up in their work from home space!

For the Kids

Overwhelmed by the options for kids toys? We’ve got you covered! These are our must-haves for our kids this year.

Huggy Hymns

Huggy Hyms

Huggy Hymns are high quality, cuddly plush that play soothing, instrumental hymns music to peacefully lull kids to sleep. The heart of Huggy Hymns is to invite the peace and love of Jesus into the quietest corners of your home. You can choose from a lion, lamb, or elephant (coming in January). Each plush plays 20 minutes of music and offer volume control as well as being USB rechargeable! Hymns include timeless classics like “Amazing Grace,” “It Is Well,” “How Great Thou Art,” “Come Thou Fount of Every Blessing,” and many more!

Use Promo Code: MiamiMoms for 15% off

Kidamento

Kidamento

Kidamento was launched in 2019 with the purpose of putting the ability to capture memories into the hands of children. Since then, Kidamento cameras have become one of the most wanted first cameras for kids. It is best known for its appealing design, great photo quality, simplicity, and durability. The name Kidamento comes from this belief, that kids capture photos as mementos to keep.

Use Promo Code: MiamiMoms15 for 15% off and free shipping

Bestway USA

Bestway

Bestway is on a mission to bring the fun to every household in every country worldwide. They help their customers get more out of life and make lasting memories in all seasons through our dependable, affordable and innovative recreational products!

Lytl store

LYTL logo

Lytl aims to develop healthy, imaginative play habits from the early stages of childhood, by creating Montessori style toys. Their Down – To – Earth Collection presents a number of developmental toys that are designed to improve fine motor skills, and cognitive reasoning abilities. Our toys are made of 100% food grade silicone and wood, and in the most pleasing earthy colors. Our focus when designing the toys was to be versatile, some examples are teething, playtime, learning, to use their imagination and as decor.

Use Promo Code: MiamiMoms for 15% off

pediped

pediped

Now is the time to begin planning for a holiday shopping season that will surely be busy, to say the least! The secret to making that happen is the pediped® Holiday Gift Checklist! They’ve highlighted the best shoe options by age and walking stage to make shopping for your friends and family a breeze this holiday season! Make 2022 your most special gift-giving year yet.

Learning Resources

Learning Resources

Switcheroo Coding Crew is a 3-in-1 transformable robot that teaches early STEM and introductory coding skills to preschoolers! It turns into a police car, firetruck or construction vehicle for kids to engage in screen-free activities and hours of imaginativve play.

His Kids Company

His Kids Company

His Kids Company is a faith based business creating items that point you and your kids back to Jesus! They want to make learning and scripture memorization FUN!

Use Promo Code: MiamiMoms for 20%

Educational Insights

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Challenge your noggin with this best-selling, award-winning, brain-twisting, solo game by Educational Insights called Kanoodle! A viral sensation on TikTok with over 3B views, these 200 logical thinking puzzles range from basic to deviously difficult as there are hundreds of possible combinations, but only one correct answer. Perfect for enhancing problem-solving, critical thinking, and strategic thinking skills (ages 7-107!)

hand2mind

Pawz

Practice mindfulness and breathing with hand2mind’s Pawz The Calming Pup- auto adjusting lights that guide children through engaging breath activities to support social-emotional learning. Simply inhale when the light gets brighter and exhale as the light fades

HelloBible

HELLO BIBLE

HelloBible gives children monthly opportunities to grow closer to Jesus while spending time with their families. Each HelloBible box takes you on a new Bible adventure! It includes a Bible storybook, engaging crafts, games, and parent guides. Their Junior boxes are designed for preschoolers ages 3-5. The Explorer boxes are perfect for kids ages 5-10.

Use Promo Code: MIAMIMOM10 and receive $10 off your first box.

TubeLox

TubeLox

TubeLox is a life-sized construction toy that allows kids to use their creativity while designing and building their own play. Active, open-ended play with endless options!

Use Promo Code: Miami50 ($50 off TubeLox Sets, good through December 15)

Figgy Play

Figgy

Meet “Figgy,” the ultimate kid’s play couch 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 make sure all your fort 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. Nine different colors to choose from.

Sign up for their newsletter at Figgyplay.com to save $15 off your first purchase.

Storypod

Miami Mom Collective Storypod

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 🎶

Top 5 reasons parents are raving about Storypod:
🧠 Engages Kids Independently
🎶 Reduces screen time
💤 Improves Bedtime Routine
💡 Boosts Creativity
🤓 Makes Learning Fun

How does it work? Storypod offers a delightful screen-free experience that feels like magic. Tap any Craftie, Audiobook or Trivia Card on The Storypod to activate its audio. Listen to our immersive audio experiences with screen-free stories, songs and lessons – in both English and Spanish. Your kids learn through interactive trivia questions and skill-building activities.

Stocking Stuffers

We couldn’t leave out our stocking stuffer roundup! We’re so excited to share these fun treats with our families this year.

STRANDED

Stranded

Every component of STRANDED’s products, from their ingredients to their packaging, is intentionally created to give you the benefits of high quality ingredients without the use of toxic chemicals. They pursue better environmental stewardship by using recyclable or biodegradable materials whenever possible. In the long run, STRANDED has a vision for changing the way the personal care industry operates– making it more beneficial for society as a whole.

Papaya Reusables

Papaya

Papaya is the Home of the Reusable Paper Towel! Just one Papaya sheet replaces 17 ROLLS of disposable paper towel! They’re all natural, 100% compostable, and don’t ever smell! Simply rinse after use and hang to dry on the Papaya hook! Fall in love with the sustainable swap with over 2,000+ 5 Star Reviews, and a community of 75,000+ eco-friendly humans. As one of their customers put it, they’re the eco-friendly brand you never knew you needed, and now can’t live without 🙂

Use Promo Code: MIAMIMOMS20

goSili

goSili

GoSili designs and manufactures silicone tableware products for the whole family. The excessive use and waste of disposable paper and plastic inspired the GoSili founders to create a modern line incorporating all the practical benefits that silicone has to offer. GoSili is the parent company of the award-winning children’s silicone products brand Silikids. GoSili products make the basics better by bringing an alternative to plastic, bridging the gap between great design and affordability while improving the way we live! A win-win for all!

Use Promo Code: MIAMIMOM10OFF on any orders on www.gosili.com

Beyond Measure Soap

Beyond Measure Co

For the most detailed gifts go to Beyond Measure Soap Co.

You will find everything from custom hand-embroidered chunky knit sweaters and family portrait embroideries, to small-batch handmade soaps and amazing sugar scrubs.

Embroidery kits are also available for beginner or experienced embroiderers!

Use Promo Code: MiamiMoms2022 for 10% off your order.

Jukes

Jukes

Jukes are specifically designed for discerning adults who want to maintain their high standards of taste and pleasure, even when they are not indulging in alcohol. Handmade in London from natural ingredients, Jukes Cordialities is a low-calorie, low-sugar, vegan and alcohol-free beverage that supports a thoughtful lifestyle.

MARGS

MARGS

 MARGS is a bold, great tasting, sparkling margarita – in the convenience of a can and made from all natural ingredients, real tequila, low sugar and 5% ABV – which is sold across the Miami + FL area. There are no bartending skills needed as these 12 FL oz (recyclable) cans are naturally gluten free and ready for you to sip – no blender required and available in five full-bodied flavors including: Classic, Mango, Coconut, Spicy, and Mezcal. 

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
PAMM
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!

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

The merriest box of gift wrap. Everything you need to wrap 25 freaking cute presents!

Use Promo Code: MOM15 for 15% off

Card My Yard

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Card My Yard is the premier Yard Greeting Company! Skip the CARD, Stake the YARD! They specialize in making your BIG day even BIGGER! Let them help you celebrate Holidays, Birthdays, Schools, Graduation, Schools, Businesses, & Community Events! Once you book online, they set up and take down & you get to enjoy and take all the credit!

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

We hope you enjoy shopping from our 2022 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 COOKIES WITH SANTA to get you in the holiday spirit!

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