While I have been spending much of my time anxiously online shopping since March, I still haven’t completed my holiday shopping. Comment below with any other ideas I may have missed!
I’ve teamed up with one of my favorite wine bars in Santa Monica, CA to curate a package of three different wines paired with my cookbook, Share + Savor!
Food is my love language so I love using Goldbelly to send regional foods as presents. I recently gave this to my brother for his birthday and it was a hit. If this one doesn’t strike your fancy Goldbelly also offers plenty of other meal kits and cooking classes.
Based on the iconic New York coffee cart paper cup, I take my morning cappuccino in this.
Truffle makes everything better! I use this truffle infused hot sauce to spice up everything from eggs, avocado toast, taco rice bowls, and even mac and cheese.
If you haven’t purchased it already, share my new cookbook focused on entertaining spreads and component recipes with those you love!
Gjusta is one of my favorite spots in LA and they are now shipping some of their house-made goods!
During quarantine I became a big martini fan and this set makes me feel classy and put together even if I’m drinking them in sweatpants.
A friend got a friends who recently moved this candle as a housewarming gift so that we could be in our separate areas of the country but our houses would smell the same and I love the sentiment.
During quarantine I did more than my fair share of puzzles so this blind wine tasting game funded by kickstarter is a good way to mix it up.
Just because we’re staying in this year doesn’t mean you shouldn’t decorate! My friend Chelsea (she did the florals for my wedding) usually hosts a wreath making class but this year I bought mine online! Use code WREATHSEASON for $25 off! Order your holiday wreaths by December 11.
Canned wine in three different flavors with a little bit of fizz made by Chicks! I love a brand encouraging female empowerment, Bev, a Venice, CA based company is the perfect hostess gift or gift to yourself this holiday season. Use code CWCR20 for 20% off your order!
One of my favorite books I read in the past year. I love giving books as gifts with a handwritten note on the inside cover.
These sheets made of organic cotton in my home state of New Jersey get softer the more you wash them. I’ve had mine for about two years now and have already purchased the towel sets as well.
These are my favorite pajamas made from a women-run company in Santa Monica, CA. I have several pairs in a variety of colors – they have the comfiest washed silk material in.
I got a pair of these last year and wear them like slippers though they are also a great shoe for walking the dog.
In the past 8 months I’ve switched to mostly working out in my apartment doing Melissa Wood Health and these sleek weights have been a key!
Destress and de-puff with a jade roller. I use mine after applying serums at night!
We all need a bit more CBD in our lives. It’s great to help relieve everything from anxiety to aches and pains.
I stress bought this for myself from one of my favorite Los Angeles based brands while awaiting election results and absolutely love it.
With limitations on the types of travel during COVID it’s great to take advantage of the time to take some road trips and explore some of the country’s natural wonders and over 2000 of the country’s federal recreation sites.
This classic jacket comes in both men’s and women’s sizes and is my go-to jacket for hikes or just to throw on. The best part is that it folds into itself and they have updated their insulation to use recycled materials to reduce carbon emissions.
Prior to this I had the first generation Apple watch so I was excited for the upgrade. In addition to tracking your steps and getting messages etc. you can now also track your blood oxygen.
Washing your hands is more important than ever so here is a hand sanitizer that doesn’t smell like straight hard liquor.
I love both their mens and women’s graphic shirts that benefit America’s National Park protections.
These chic minimalist dog toys are perfect for people who don’t want a ton of toys everywhere (or you can add it to your growing collection like me).
My mom got these as a present for benson and you can even get them monogrammed!
Dog + Bone Martingale Collar
These collars are meant to gently remind dogs not to pull – it tightens like a chain collar would and looks so chic in the multi-color format. Benson has the red and navy color-way and we love it!
You can gift this monthly subscription service for one month, three months, six months or yearly filled with fun, quirky (and sometimes cheeky) dog toys and treats.
I know a cleaning tool doesn’t sound fun but this works better than anything and my husband, Aaron, finds a lot of gratification using it to clean up all the fur our golden and cat leave behind on the furniture.
Sets of socks wrapped and packaged like sushi for a fun yet practical gift.
For those who love film but don’t necessarily know how to use film cameras. I’ve been bringing retro disposable cameras to gathering’s recently and it’s always a hit.
Williams Sonoma’s seasonal chocolate is always a hit. You may want to buy two – one to keep and one to give away.
I have very sensitive skin and have absolutely loved Necessaire’s body wash and lotion sets. With all the hand washing we’ve all been doing this will come to the rescue.
I love a good coffee table book and this one shows off how we weave our literary collections into our homes.
I love all of Rove & Swig’s enamelware and this pitcher makes a unique gift that can be used for form as a decorative vase or function as a pitcher.
Stacey Abrams has worked tirelessly to advocate for free and fair elections, fighting against voter suppression. She helped turn Georgia blue and is now working to flip the senate.
The ACLU takes on numerous causes to “defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties guaranteed to every person in this country by the Constitution and laws of the United States”.
Planned Parenthood provides reproductive healthcare to women around the country including mammograms and birth control.
Feeding America is a United States–based nonprofit organization that is a nationwide network of more than 200 food banks that feed more than 46 million people through food pantries, soup kitchens, shelters, and other community-based agencies.
EJI protects basic human rights for the most vulnerable people in American society. We are committed to ending mass incarceration and excessive punishment in the US.
Extinction Rebellion is a global environmental movement with the stated aim of using nonviolent civil disobedience to compel government action to avoid tipping points in the climate system, biodiversity loss, and the risk of social and ecological collapse.