Our Holiday Gift Guide is back by popular demand. We have you covered when it comes to finding the perfect gift for moms, dads, kids, grandparents, friends, and we can’t forget Fido. Check out these amazing businesses, products, and services that make the best gifts for the entire family this holiday season.
Our Holiday Gift Guide is broken up by three categories: Gifts for the Whole Family (experiences, camps, gift cards), Gifts for Adults and Gifts for Kids. Click the buttons below to navigate to that section of the guide or start from the top and enjoy the entire guide!
Give the gift of a COVID-safe outdoor Farm Camp experience to a nature-loving child in your life. After-School Farm Camp at Coastal Roots Farm teaches kids where food comes from, why it matters, and how they can change the world. Farm Camp is especially for K-5th grade kids who like to get their hands dirty, create craft masterpieces, and investigate science concepts, and prepare their own colorful snacks. Choose from month-long sessions on Monday/Wednesday or Tuesday/Thursday.
Price Varies based on camp selection. @coastalrootsfarm
Gymboree Play & Music makes building connections and making memories with your child and with other families easy. Our programs and products are designed to enrich the lives of families with infants, toddlers, and preschoolers. Our San Diego locations are currently offering Outdoor classes, Private Play Pods, and a wide selection of developmental toys designed to engage and amuse children ages 0-5 years.
A Birch Aquarium membership is a fantastic gift that lasts all year. Buy a Gift Membership Certificate today and get the best price of the season. Members visit all year long and enjoy special discounts, perks, and events—all while supporting Birch Aquarium’s education and conservation initiatives. Annual membership certificates start at just $35 and pay for themselves in two visits. Take advantage of this one-time offer of $20 off gift certificates for NEW memberships at the Individual, Dual, Family, and Aquarium Associates Levels. Available online only and cannot be used for renewals or combined with other offers. Offer ends December 25, 2020. The membership begins when the gift certificate is redeemed so no one misses out on any of the fun! @birchaquarium
Let’s celebrate the season with Wine Down with Niki! Scout & Cellar sources Clean-Crafted™ wine from all over the world, creating and bottling wildly delicious wines with an authentic sense of place, working directly with growers and producers who embody our Clean-Crafted Commitment® in their daily practices. This Gift Set is sure to make anyone happy! Included in this gift set: 1 bottle 2019 Gallivant Bubbly White Wine, 1 bottle 2019 Ticklebumps Sparkling Rosé, 1 full-color tasting card, 1 branded gift box, Ground shipping within the contiguous US*. Price: $64. Individual bottles of wine start at $19 and additional gift sets start at just $39.
Readydesk helps you turn any space into workspace. Great for when you want to WFH more comfortably, or need to set up a learning pod. We like that the company manufactures in San Diego, and that all of their laptop stands, stand up desks and screen holders are made of sustainable Birch. Inspired by Scandinavian minimalism, the sleek, sweeping lines complement the decor in any room of your house.
Prices very from $24.99 – $159.99. @readydesk
The Cravory was first founded in 2014 in Point Loma, San Diego, by two entrepreneurs looking to create a new treat experience. Building on the texture of the traditional cookie, they began to handcraft gourmet combinations that could meet both the savory and sweet taste buds of cookie lovers, with an edge. Give the gift of cookies baked to order and shipped immediately.
Price: $20-$99. Use code SDMOM for 20% OFF online. @thecravory
Give the gift of health this holiday season with a subscription for FIT4MOM On Demand workouts. These workouts were created for mom life. Whether you are pregnant, newly postpartum, a toddler mom, working mom, SAHM, or mom of any kind, FIT4MOM has a workout that’s designed for you. The FIT4MOM On Demand App was designed by moms for moms, and offers fitness and total body wellness programs for every age and stage of motherhood. Price: $19.99 for one month; $59.97 for three months. @fit4momhq
Give the gift of yoga to your loved one during this time of transformation with Lovely Birth Prenatal Yoga. Prenatal Yoga is a wonderful way for expectant parents to connect with their bodies and their babies. This class also helps alleviate common pregnancy discomforts as well as strengthen the body to support birth.
Price: Ten Live Stream Prenatal Yoga Classes for $80 @lovelybirth108
DYPER™ is the first bamboo diaper delivery service and is considered to be the most responsible way for families to procure, use and dispose of diapers. The unique combination of monthly subscriptions coupled with the convenience of on-demand deliveries is driving exponential growth.
Price: One month of Dypers $68 @get.dyper
Cuddlebug Photography offers a boutique studio experience, specializing in Maternity, Newborn, Baby and Cake Smash Sessions. Brianna is an award winning portrait photographer who will work with you to provide a custom session! The studio is full of props, accessories as well as wardrobe choices including custom maternity gowns. Outdoor sessions are also available. Cuddlebug Photography is delighted to capture stunning images that will be cherished for a lifetime. Price: Varies by type of session. @CuddlebugPhotography
January Moon is a full line of contemporary, ultra-durable jewelry, teething tools and feeding accessories by Nashville jewelry designer, Jenny Luckett, designed for families to use and enjoy through all stages of life. It combines shape, color, and texture with premium, safety tested materials to create downright droolworthy teething solutions. The Rose Teether + Clip Set will make any mom happy this holiday season. Price: $36. Use code SDM20 for 20% off. @thejanuarymoon
Beaute Nouveau is a locally owned botanically based beauty line that includes a vast lineup of products for all skin types for the face and body. Their Facial Starter Set is a great way to try the top 5 most popular facial products all at the same time and makes the perfect gift. Also, do yourself a favor and try one of their famous Butter Balms as a gift to yourself – they are a game changer! Price range: $8-$98 with the price for most products at $28 Code: SDMOMS for 10% OFF. @BeauteNouveau
Get ready to make heads turn! TWELVElittle’s compact and classy looking Peekaboo Crossbody is smartly structured to store diapering needs and more. With a true blend of both style and convenience, every detail of the bag— from the pockets to the compartments— is meaningfully designed to make your outings a breeze. So whether you’re out running errands or enjoying date night (sans kids), it’s the perfect little pocketbook that you can fit all your quick essentials in. Price: $75. @TWELVElittle
Take baby from milk monster to veggie lover with Amara Organic Baby Foods’, 100% organic, plant-based baby food featuring only simple, whole food ingredients. Ready in seconds. Just add breast milk or water, mix, and serve! The perfect for gift or stocking stuffers for new moms and families.
Check out their Introduction to Vegetables Pack. Price: $12.99-77.49. @AmaraBabyFood
Meet Pumpables, a new breast pump company focussed on making pumping easier, kinder and smarter for mamas, even those who find pumping hard. The SuperGenie Hospital Grade Breast Pump is a perfect gift for a new mom that was made by mamas, for mamas.
Use code MEETGENIE to save $50. Price: $249 @pumpables
Robolink’s CoDrone Mini & Zumi (ages 6th grade plus) CoDrone Mini is a mini drone (programmable in Blockly), which can fly in patterns, controlled with lights, and even do flips. It’s an awesome way to get introduced to basic coding concepts, then see your code take flight. Price: $89.99 Zumi is a friendly, self-driving car kit that makes learning about artificial intelligence (AI) accessible for both kids and adults. Price: $179.99 @robolinkinc
Wild at Heart Boutique’s curated, holiday gift boxes, themed for the Boho Babe, Exhale the BS, Naughty List, Coffee Lovers, Dog Mom & the Cat Mom. A portion of the proceeds (each box!) are going to Coastal Roots Farm and their Pay-What-You-Can Farm Stand
A Stone & Glass’ The Collector’s Club subscription is a perfect holiday gift. Subscription levels – Devotee (4-mo.), Fanatic (6-mo.), Addict (12-mo.) Glass type – Stemless wine or Rocks. Limited-edition hand-blown drinking glasses delivered to your door. Spoil yourself or someone special with the gift of artistic drink ware, you deserve it. Over the length of your subscription you will collect a series of glasses you will be proud of and guests would like to steal. Price: $49/mo. @stoneandglasssd
Give the gift of D’liteful Chocolat this holiday season. D’liteful Chocolat’s mission is to improve lives through chocolate… by applying and sharing our knowledge, passion, and skills for chocolate and patisserie, while supporting the ethical farming industry and being mindful of our impact on the global community. Price: $5+ @dlitefulchocolat
Give the gift of an annual membership to the Children’s Nature Retreat. As a valued member you will enjoy a full year of fun and adventure, while being proud that you are supporting a cornerstone in the community. Price: Adult Membership: $130 I Child Membership: $85mo. @childrensnatureretreat
Pure Bloom is an innovative collection of natural, CBD-powered products. Each consciously formulated to activate the naturally occurring therapeutic properties of certified organic hemp extract + synergistic plant actives with smart science to truly elevate skin health and daily wellness routines at every age & life stage. The Clean Mask Refresher makes a great stocking stuffer. Price: Varies based on product. Enjoy 20% Off ALL orders through 12/31/20 using Promo Code: BLOOM. @purebloomcbd
All of ergoPouch’s products are made using natural breathable fibers such as organic cotton and bamboo. From their Cocoon Swaddle Bag to their Sleep Suit Bag, they are a new mom’s number one go to brand to ensure a restful night’s sleep for them and their little one. Their mission is to give baby a safe, ethical and overall better night’s sleep… and in style! So give the gift of an extra hour or two of sleep for a new mom! Prices Vary. @ergopouch_usa
Founded in 1982, Green Sprouts has been mother-daughter owned and operated for over 35 years, with a mission to provide healthy and practical products for the well-being and whole development of babies and children, along with resources for parenting naturally. This Holiday Season, choose Green Sprouts’ Toddler Feeding and Playtime Set! This set includes their Snap + Go® Easy-wear Long Sleeve Bib and their Platemat made from Silicone to keep your baby or toddler clean and comfortable during mealtime or creative play activities. Price $29.99. @greensoroutsbaby
Give the gift of health and wellness this holiday season, Three Peaks ultra-premium manuka honey. Created in the heart of New Zealand, in the remote hills of the volcanic central plateau adjacent to the UNESCO World Heritage Site-Tongariro National Park, Three Peaks is certified 100% pure and authentic. Available in a UMF scale ranging from 5+ to 20+ with a range that includes elegantly packaged glass Tongariro Jars, Manuka Everyday Jars, Multifloral Manuka Honey Blend Jars and Single Serve Multi-Packs. Price: $20+. @threepeaksnz
Babo Botanicals products are designed for the most sensitive skin, from babies to adults and are 100% gluten, soy and dairy free. Some of their top holiday offerings include their Nutri-Shine™ Luminizer Vegan Lip Gloss Gift Set (Pack of 4), a perfect gift for mom and their newborn premium gift set, the perfect gift for any new or expecting parent! Babo Botanicals’ Newborn & Baby Premium Gift Set is filled with the essentials to keep baby’s skin clean and moisturized. Specially created for newborns super-sensitive skin. Prices Vary by Collection. @babobotanicals
The brand-new Super Sonic Light Toothbrush by The Super Dentists’ comes with a built-in LED light so parents can see inside their child’s mouth when they’re helping them brush. Targeted for kids, age 6-36 mos., The Super Sonic Light also has sonic vibrations to gently massage babies’ & toddlers’ gums to relieve discomfort from teething. Extra-soft, rounded bristles help protect the enamel on babies’ & toddlers’ delicate new teeth. Price: $16.99 @thesuperdentists
Solly Baby Wrap has been worn by some of Hollywood’s most beloved mamas. Elle Rowley created the Solly Baby wrap with her second child after using migraine-inducing carriers that left her feeling like a packhorse with her first baby. Elle wanted something comfortable and chic to wear, that could not only best meet her son’s needs, but also enable her to still chase after her toddler. Made of 100% certified Lenzing Modal, Solly Baby provides an essential product for moms throughout baby’s first year. Price: $65+. @sollybaby
Photographer, Crystal Carr of Crystella Photography, uses her expertise to tell your story through lifestyle photography. The result is a seamless combination of your vision with her shooting style. My clients cherish their families and loved ones. From simple gestures to milestones, they seek to document priceless moments in their lives. They are fun loving. They are life loving. They just love. If this sounds like you, contact me to capture portraiture that you will cherish! @CrystellaPhotography Mini sessions start at $175. Full sessions start at $300.
Our partner Jennifer Duronio of Beautycounter has gift ideas for just about anyone on your list that will be sure to delight. Beautycounter products include makeup, skin care products for the face and body and they have a whole section dedicated just for holiday gifts. One by one, BC is leading a movement to a future where all beauty is clean beauty. Formulate, advocate, & educate. Why? It’s really this simple: beauty should be good for you. Give the gift of clean beauty this holiday season. Price Range: $20-$100 (Contact Jen for exclusive SDM Reader Offers) @PositivelyZenJen
At Cades and Birch we create beautiful custom products that celebrate all the memorable moments of life. From birthdays, holidays spent together, engagements, weddings, and anniversaries; to memorializing a life well lived, we make beautiful handmade gifts for all occasions. Their personalized Unplug Box are the perfect place to store electronics and get them out of sight so we can focus on whats important – family. Price range: $40-55. @CadesandBirch
The Beauty by Hannah Lebron, Inc. team is made up of beauty professionals that specialize microblading, brow artistry, waxing, facials, lash extensions, keratin lash lifts, makeup, and spray tans. They offer luxury to the every day woman… and man. When you go into our boutique you can expect to find an intimate, clean front office where you will be greeted by fantastic scents and a friendly face. They offer complimentary cold water, tea, coffee or wine for you to indulge in while you wait for your service to start. Price Range: $40 – $150. @beautybyhannahlebron
Rob Rodney makes high-end, well designed and stylish leather bags that feature a combination lock to keep kids, pets and whoever you want out of the stuff you don’t want anyone in. Truly perfect for moms or dads!
Inside the customizable compartments make organization a breeze for busy parents, but the premier leather puts style on the forefront. The bag is available in two sizes: Big ($179) & Little ($129). Free shipping on all orders.
Imagine painting your nails and then wrapping presents right when you’re done! You can only do that with Color Street. It’s the original 100% nail polish strip that applies without any heating or cutting so that you can have beautiful nails in less than 10 minutes and last 7-14 days! When you’re done “painting” your nails, get on with your day – whether it’s doing laundry or going to bed. No smudges, no sheet wrinkles, and no chips. These make affordable gifts for childcare, hair stylists, mom, sister, gift exchange, stocking stuffers….the list is endless!
Blessed Little Bird is handcrafted jewelry to remind us all of the love of family, how fragile life is, and how blessed mothers are. We use a variety of nickel silver, silver filled, copper and gold filled materials. Hand designed and crafted each product, No two are ever the same, and no one is ever perfect. Price Range: $20-$65. @BlessedLittleBird
Cage and Lantern is a husband /wife team crafting and designing leather goods and a few other accessories for Men, Women and Children! All of their products are handmade in the USA, some products are made by the husband some by the wife, all products are made with 100% care and quality. Their goal is to create unique pieces for your travels far and wide to last you a lifetime. Price Range: $13 – $130. @CageAndLantern
Have you noticed your hair thinning with age or are suffering from postpartum hair loss, then Monat is for you! Monat is the #1 Luxury hair care company in the world! Monat also specializes in health, wellness and skincare– with it being #12 top rated brand for skincare in the United States. Let Monat Independent Business Owner, Jennifer Kramar help you pick the perfect gift this holiday season and send you on your way to looking and feeling amazing! Price: varies. @jennifer_kramar
Celebrating life’s special moments should bring a smile to your face, so Pinhole Press does their best to inspire one with photo gifts that are easy to create, and beautiful in quality and design. Choose from a wide selection of photo gifts for the whole family! Pictured above is their Memory Game Set. Price: $19.99 @pinholepress
The award winning Bombol Booster folds flat when you don’t need it then pops open to become a sturdy, comfortable seat. It’s the most portable booster on the market and fits almost all chair designs. Store it in a drawer at your parents’ place or simply slip it in your bag.
To view this item and more holiday gift ideas to make parenting easier, visit Jet Set Go.
Price: $149.99 @jetsetgo.nyc
Ditch the sanitizer and take real hand wash with you anywhere you go! Our mobile hand washing systems feature a stainless steel bottle and a refillable soap reservoir integrated in the lid for convenient washing on the go! Suds2Go makes germy hands a thing of the past! Receive 25% off your Suds2Go purchase when you use promo code SDMOMS at checkout!
Price: $36.99-$74.97 @suds2go
SnooperBear plush essential oil diffusers are the cozy, convenient and fun way to deliver aromatherapy, for natural relief and wellness. Whether snuggling at home or on the go, SnooperBear can be used with any essential oil to facilitate sleep, rest, calmness, joy, relief from coughs and colds, and so many other wellness needs. Kid tested and Mom approved, SnooperBear delivers comforting cuddles that bring smiles to everyone. 15% off with code CUDDLE15, Free Shipping, and a Free Gift with purchase while supplies last! Price: $39.95. @snooperbear
Make Me Yours Toy Studio is a new toy store and maker studio in San Diego that makes Quality Eco-Friendly Toys. They make and sell toys that delight children, divert them from screens and do not harm the environment. Make Me Yours is conveniently located on Laurel Street, in beautiful Bankers Hill, San Diego, a few blocks from Balboa Park and the Zoo. The bright and welcoming space is filled with natural and eco-friendly toys and layette products for babies. Price: Varies. Visit their shop, or online store and take 35% off. Use code SDM on our site. Good until Dec. 1. @makemeyourstoyssd
The Toniebox is an imagination-building, screen-free digital listening experience that plays stories, songs and more. It comes to life when paired with our whimsical collection of Tonies: hand-painted characters with stories to tell, worlds to explore and songs to sing along with. Each collectible character magnetically attaches to the Toniebox, making it simple for little listeners to control their audio adventures. Price: Starting at $99. @tonies.us
The TickTalk 3 is the best performance 4G/LTE kids smart watch phone that combines video, voice, and Wi-Fi calling, smart messaging, photos, and location-tracking capabilities into one simple device plus a parental control App. The TickTalk 3 works just like a standalone smart cellphone especially designed for kids 5-12 years old.
Price: $179.99. @myticktalk
Come out and play at Mission Bay Sportcenter! Mission Bay Sportcenter Youth Camps introduces children to the world of water sports through sailing, kayaking, paddle boarding, catamaran sailing and beach activities. Above all, beach awareness and also water safety are taught and stressed throughout the week. Because our summer camp maintains a low child to instructor ratio, children will receive hands on experience in a safe and fun environment. Price: varies. @mission_bay_sportcenter
Children and parents alike LOVE unwrapping Ahimsa! Not only is it a show-stopper, but more importantly, it is one answer to the growing problem of plastics in plateware. From packaging to product, you will find ZERO plastic. Developed by a board-certified pediatrician and mom of 3, Dr. Manasa Mantravadi began developing this colorful stainless steel line after the American Academy of Pediatrics released a policy statement saying that plastic can be harmful to children and instead recommended stainless steel or glass dinnerware whenever possible. Ahimsa’s Rainbow Child’s Set is just what your family needs around the holidays! Price: $64 @ahimsahomeusa
Geppetto’s fun toy store has been family owned in San Diego for 40 years and has expanded from a small store in Old Town to 10 locations throughout the county! All the toys here are brand new. They have toys for newborns up to the teenage years. Lots of the toys are geared toward sensory learning; lots of fun kinetic sand and squishy goo type things – you know, the kind of stuff your kid loves and makes you squeamish! Price: Varies. @geppettostoys
The Sarah + Abrahamon is a stationery and gift retailer based in Naperville, Illinois. My goal is to help create moments that delight and add cheer to an otherwise ordinary day, whether it’s a special plate that your little one uses for breakfast or a custom notepad that you use for writing notes to the teacher. Recognized for quality and service, all of our paper goods are produced in-house with love and care. Price: Varies. @sarahandabraham
GIFTING MADE EASY! It’s been a tough year, so let Jennifer Kuyper, independent Matilda Jane Clothing Trunk Keeper (TK ID#693727) help make it easier with beautiful gift items from Matilda Jane Clothing. Who do you have left to shop for from your friends, family, children’s teachers, co-workers, neighbors, Secret Santa?! Choose from super cute tumblers, coffee mugs, earrings, towels, travel mugs, cosmetic sets and more! Price: $12-$38. @what_to_wear_with_Jenn
The MAM “Grow with Baby” Gift Set Includes everything a little one needs in the first months of life: two full 5 oz. Easy Start anti-colic bottles w/ a size 0 Extra Slow flow nipple & a size 1 Slow flow nipple, two full 9 oz. Easy Start anti-colic bottles with a size 2 Medium flow nipple & a size 3 Fast flow nipple, two extra 5 oz. Easy Start anti-colic bottle bodies, 2 extra 9 oz. Easy Start anti-colic bottle bodies, 1 extra soft spout, 1 set of bottle handles, 4 sealing discs, and 1 MAM Comfort pacifier. Price: $41.45. @mambaby_usa
Give the gift of FUN this holiday season with a gift card to Altitude Trampoline Park in Vista, CA! Crowned the BEST Party Venue for Kids (Ages 5-11) and voted the BEST Place to Play Indoors in North County, Altitude Trampoline Park provides 26,000 sq ft of cutting edge attractions including Performance Trampolines, Trapeze, Rock Wall, Extreme Dodgeball and Log Roll. We also have a huge Main Court and a dedicated Kids Court. @AltitudeVista
Life on the go just got easier with My Travel Tray! Give the gift of safety and convenience to your friends with kid. My Travel Tray keeps your drinks and snacks within arms reach while you are out and about, helping to keep everyone a little bit happier. My Travel Tray fits into most cars, car seats, strollers, beach chairs, shopping carts, and anywhere you can locate a cup holder! Whether you are zigging or zagging your way through life, keep your things secure! Price: $15 Use code SDMOMS for 20% + Free Shipping @mytraveltray
Renee’s Book Corner is a mom-owned-San Diego local small-business features the best children’s’ books and gifts available this holiday season, Usborne Books & More! Our books are professionally designed for developing young minds, foster imaginative thought, engage easily distracted and high energy children and build empathy to others. Create a LASTING CONNECTION between parents and family, with the little-loves of their life from the laps of parents. Price range: $5-75. @reneesbookcorner
pediped offers a great selection of footwear for holiday gift giving and receiving from Mary Jane and athletic styles to boots and more! Exceptional quality, unsurpassed comfort and distinctive styling have made the award winning company the fastest-growing children’s footwear brand in the United States. More than 120 designs are available for boys and girls between their three lines, from birth to age 9. Price: Varies based on selection. @pedipedfootwear
Wanderwild was founded by two moms who love experiences. Featured is their airplane camo print bag was designed for the adventurous kid that is always ready for take-off! Wanderwild created backpacks with great features, fun prints, and the right fit for kids. Pockets where you want them, adjustable straps, and details made for kids’ fingers. Wanderwild packs are perfect for school, sports, trips and activities. Price: $50. Use SDMOMS for 15% off at checkout! @wanderwildco
At Cate and Levi, they offer one of a kind, handcrafted, and eco friendly puppets, stuffed animals & more, all with you and your family in mind. Every purchase you make helps us send a child fighting cancer to summer camp. Give and give back! Learn how your purchase is making a difference in a child’s life..Price: Varies. @cateandlevi
Manzanita Kids is a family business was born out of the desire to offer natural, safe and challenging toys. Sustainable, heirloom wood toys handmade in Seattle 🍎 Inspiring imaginative play 🍎 Found in museums, schools & homes. Their hardwood is FSC certified, sustainability is central to our work. We hope our toys foster a love of learning, curiosity and imaginative play for your little ones. @manzanitakids
Little Shark and Co is a Mama owned small business based out of Miami, Florida. They are a handmade apparel company and specialize in unique Bodysuits, T-Shirts, as well as personalized items. They are obsessed with designing new items and the most adorable trendy options for you and your little ones. We are beyond thankful that you chose Little Shark and Co. to be a part of your most precious moments. Price: Varies. @littlesharkandco
Chilly Child is a reversible wearable blanket poncho for babies and toddlers on the move. Chilly Child is a great solution for the stroller, car seat, baby carrier, shopping cart or just for cruising around town.
Special Promo for San Diego Moms when you shop at Chilly Child: 20% off sitewide, SDM20