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2020 Holiday Gift Ideas and Buying Guide – This Years Hot Finds

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2020 Holiday Gift Ideas and Buying Guide – This Years Hot Finds!

Below you’ll find some of the hottest gift giving items for the season – for all ages. Come back often as we continue to add awesome products.


I have to say, I was thrilled when I received my Lady Palm from Lively Root.  It was so well packaged and when I took it out, it was stunning.  Better quality than I’ve seen at our local nurseries!

Lively Root

We ship healthy plants right to your door. Each plant comes with a care card, money back guarantee, and direct access to our plant experts. Our goal is to make the experience of being a plant parent as wonderful as plants themselves.
Lively Root
We are plant enthusiasts that enable you to liven up your world. At Lively Root, the green spaces we create have been instrumental in our development as horticulturists. As plant lovers and horticultural experts, we know what it takes to develop an ideal green space. We are here to guide you, spark conversation and inspire you to be creative with plants.
Lively Root’s plants are home-grown at our nursery and full-scale fulfillment center. We only sell eco-friendly products that are packaged and delivered right to your doorstep. We can be your source of information, connection and inspiration as you develop your journey and love for plants. We are a young company who wants to grow with you!

Learn More, Follow, and Shop Lively Root: Website | Facebook| Instagram


Awesome Wooden Watches and Sunglasses that look as great as they feel.

Joycoast designs and creates wooden watches and wooden sunglasses that are handmade, eco-friendly, and guaranteed to start a conversation. We plant 10 trees for every sale.
All of our watches and sunglasses come with a 365-day manufacturer’s warranty in addition to a 30-day hassle free return policy. Free shipping to the US & Canada!

Learn More, Follow, and Shop Joycoast: Website | Facebook | Instagram | Pinterest |YouTube


So, if you like bake, these are awesome.  They have come in so handy for me.  As some of you may know, we had to downsize almost over night (within a week) and went from a large 5 bedroom 4 bathroom home with a huge kitchen, to a very small rental with a little kitchen with extremely limited cabinet space. The Elbee Home 8-Piece Stack ‘n Store Baking Set is truly compact, and they are great quality.

Elbee 2020 Holiday Gift Ideas and Buying Guide - This Years Hot Finds

Info From Elbee

  • REVOLUTIONARY DESIGN All 8 pieces in the Stack ‘n’ Store Baking Set were designed to fit neatly into one another, saving you valuable space in your kitchen cabinets. The Baking Set will fit into regular kitchen cabinets or under standard kitchen ovens.
  • 8-IN-1 BAKING: The Stack ‘n’ Store baking set includes everything you need for your kitchen – one large roasting pan, one 8 in. square cake tin, one small oven tray, two muffin pans, two 8 in. round cake tins, and one large oven tray
  • A BAKERS DREAM Kickstart your baking aspirations with this all-in-one baking set. You’ll never have to hunt for missing baking pans again because all the pieces fit neatly into one box
  • DISHWASHER SAFE All items in the Stack ‘n’ Store Baking Set are 100% dishwasher safe
  • DURABLE & HEAT RESISTANT The Stack ‘n’ Store Baking Set is made from 100% non-stick carbon steel and is heat resistant up to 450° F

Shop Elbee: Amazon

BATCH by Wisconsin Hemp Scientific

Check out this awesome Holiday Gift Bundle at a great savings!

Included in the Holiday Gift Box: 1000 mg CBD ORIGINAL Tincture / 500 mg CBD Balm Original / 500 mg CBD Lotion Mint / 1000 mg CBD Muscle Gel / 3 x 25 mg CBD Gummies / 3 x 50 mg CBD Softgels / FREE 100 mg CBD Bath Bomb / FREE 150 mg CBD Mint Chocolate

Our team is Wisconsin born, raised, and educated. We grew up together in the Greater Milwaukee area and fostered our entrepreneurial spirit while roommates at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Our combined degrees in Chemical Engineering and Business, coupled with the desire to make a difference in the lives of others, spurred the creation of Wisconsin Hemp Scientific. Our company was accepted into the Wisconsin Hemp Pilot Program in April, 2018, when we began processing and testing for Wisconsin farmers. In August of 2018, we moved into our current facility in Sussex, WI where we perform all operations and continue to develop new CBD products and services. We are grateful to have connected with many amazing individuals and organizations who share a similar passion for hemp and CBD, and look forward to future growth in the industry.

Learn More, Follow, and Shop BATCH: Website | Facebook | Instagram 

KINGSTON Technology

Keeping YOUR information safe and at hand!

Kingston has grown to be the world’s largest independent manufacturer of memory products. With global headquarters in Fountain Valley, California, Kingston employs more than 3,000 people worldwide. Regarded as one of the “Best Companies to Work for in America” by Fortune magazine, Kingston’s tenets of respect, loyalty, flexibility and integrity create an exemplary corporate culture. Kingston believes that investing in employees is essential and that each individual employee is a vital part of the company’s success.

Kingston serves an international network of distributors, resellers, retailers and OEM customers on six continents. The company also provides contract manufacturing and supply chain management services for semiconductor manufacturers and system OEMs.

Kingston DataTraveler 2000 Encrypted USB Drive 32GB
The DataTraveler 2000 is designed to be secure, with an alphanumeric keypad that locks the drive with a word or number combination, for easy-to-use PIN protection. It would not just work as a USB storage but also help to protect your personal information, bank files, and business documents. It prevents data leaking/document lost so other people won’t be able to steal the works you’ve done and take the credit away from you. It’s a safe storage for anyone to use no matter where they are. Key Features include: Alphanumeric keypad makes it easy to lock your drive Full Disk AES 256-bit hardware-based encryption Can be used on any device with a USB 2.0 or USB 3.1 Gen1 (USB 3.0) port FIPS 197 certified Administrator (Admin) PIN – Enables Admin access to the drive and ability to issue new User PIN if user forgets PIN Read-Only Access – Admin can pre-provision a drive with pre-loaded content as read-only for the User

More than 2,000 memory products that support nearly every device that uses memory, from computers, servers and printers to MP3 players, digital cameras and mobile phones. DRAM memory, Flash memory, solid state drives (SSDNow), USB Flash

Learn More, Follow, and Shop Kingston Technology: Website | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | YouTube | Available on Amazon


Gujo Adventure

STEM toys for girls and boys. Build / Play / Learn!

Gujo Adventures
Gujo Adventure Mission Mars Rocket Join heroes Gujo and Shelly as they blast off on a daring Mars Mission with the new Gujo Adventure Mission Mars Rocket! Mission Mars Rocket features 245 pieces and includes a space shuttle, two figures with one astronaut helmet each, as well as multiple accessories. Massive 2.5-foot-tall Mission Mars Rocket delivers huge play and can be combined with other Gujo Adventure play sets. Each waterproof and washable construction set is made of high-quality, sturdy plastic connectors with durable plastic panels and includes relatable characters with interchangeable expressions.
Gujo Adventures
GUJO Adventure Mars Space Base is over 17 inches tall and about 15 inches wide and delivers huge play while making a statement in any house! With multiple rooms & areas to explore, boys will find that their play exploration & imagination have no limits. A FUN BUILDING EXPERIENCE: A clear step by step color instruction manual ensures a fun assembly experience. The Space Base is constructed using high-quality sturdy plastic connectors and durable plastic panels. All pieces are waterproof and washable. EXCITING ADVENTURE: Each set is designed to combine both simple problem-solving skills to help boost confidence & imaginative storytelling to enhance creativity. Each character also has four interchangeable expressions to create fun & authentic stories.

Kids can build their world & create their own adventures with Gujo Adventure! Each STEM authenticated Gujo Adventure set is designed to combine both simple problem-solving skills to help boost confidence, & imaginative storytelling to enhance creativity.

STEM AUTHENTICATED by, the foremost Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics credentialing organization. Combining problem-solving skills and narrative abilities, Pinxies sets the stage for young minds to excel at STEM.

Learn More, Follow, and Shop Gujo Adventure: Website | Facebook | Instagram | YouTube | Amazon


Unicorns, Mermaids, Ice Cream and Treasure Chests!

UNICORN ICE CREAM TRUCK: INSPIRE CREATIVITY AND CONFIDENCE – Pinxies sets are specially designed to combine both simple problem-solving skills, which help boost confidence, and imaginative exploration to enhance creativity. Learning and creating have never been more fun. POSITIVE STORYTELLING: Each Pinxies who visits the Ice Cream Truck brings a story and the opportunity for girls to create new friendships. Koral’s interchangeable expressions and interlocking hands inspire deeper storytelling. BRIGHT AND HAPPY: The Unicorn Ice Cream Truck is assembled using colorful plastic building links and vibrant glossy paperboard panels. These pieces are secured by slotting them together, making for easy assembly and storage. Product designed in California.
MARVELOUS MERMAID SHIP: INSPIRE CREATIVITY AND CONFIDENCE – Pinxies sets are specially designed to combine both simple problem-solving skills, which help boost confidence, and imaginative exploration to enhance creativity. Learning and creating have never been more fun. POSITIVE STORYTELLING: As they sail the Pinxies seas alongside Koral, girls will learn about exploring new places and that making friends can happen anywhere. The figures’ interchangeable expressions and interlocking hands inspire deeper storytelling. BRIGHT AND HAPPY: The Marvelous Mermaid Ship Set is assembled using colorful plastic building links and vibrant glossy paperboard panels. These pieces are secured by slotting them together, making for easy assembly and storage. Product designed in California

Discover the enchanting world of Pinxies, a STEM authenticated line* of creative building sets for girls 6+. Pinxies is designed to inspire storytelling and imaginative exploration, while also offering an educational play experience for girls. Join adventurer and expert builder Koral as she navigates her way through the Pinxies’ world, where making new friends and discovering new worlds is just the beginning.

*STEM AUTHENTICATED by, the foremost Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics credentialing organization. Combining problem-solving skills and narrative abilities, Pinxies sets the stage for young minds to excel at STEM.

Learn More, Follow, and Shop Pinxies: Website | Facebook | Instagram | YouTube | Amazon Storefront


These are awesome dolls for children of all ethnicities. There are several collections to choose from, along with clothing and accessories. The Positively Perfect line is my favorite!

The Fresh Dolls

The Fresh Dolls were created for all children to see their beauty, intelligence and friends reflected through their toys. Not only do we specialize in creating African American dolls, but in designing a diverse line of mixed race and multicultural dolls for all ages. All our doll complexions, hairstyles and facial sculpts are specially created to show authentic representation of different cultures through our dolls.
One of our goals is to also promote a healthy body image and self-love at a young age. We’ve accomplished this by creating dolls with realistic waistlines and hips that our children can relate to.
We care how all children view themselves and the world, and want to do our part through your child’s first memories that are created during playtime with their toys.

Learn More, Follow, and Shop The Fresh Dolls: Website | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | Pinterest  | YouTube

Online fun from ESCAPE ROOM GEEKS

Targeted for kids from 9 to 12 years old, but this would be fun for the whole family. Enter a thrilling escape room while staying home in your jammies!

Escape Room Geeks

At Escape Room Geeks, we have made it our mission to help people have fun anywhere and everywhere. We believe that a game can be more than a game, taking on layers of creativity and morphing into an enriching experience – an experience that binds together the people who play it. Because we have played games like these ourselves, we know just how wondrous they can be. We understand completely why people seek out games like these, and we also feel that it is our duty to show other people how uniquely magnificent the games in their best forms are.

With our printable DIY game, you can transform any place into a thrilling escape room. Just download this ready-to-play kit, get some of your favorite people together, and be the host of your own escape room party!

Learn More, Follow, and Shop Escape Room Geeks: Website | Facebook | Pinterest | Instagram | YouTube


Wallets, Cases, Bags and Accessories for Guys and Gals. High Quality – Hand Crafted – Great Value!

Andar Wallets


When we started our journey in 2015, we set out to make something unique and minimal that would last. With Andar being a Spanish verb meaning “to carry” and “to ride”, our goal is to minimize and organize what you carry. Over the years, this wild ride has pushed us to create unique designs for everyday carry goods that we are stoked on and are pretty sure you will be as well. We believe in creating handcrafted goods using the highest quality materials at an affordable price. We aren’t here to be just a replacement but an invitation to clean out the clutter, organize your life and carry what matters. We’re looking forward to the ride together.

Learn More, Follow, and Shop Andar Wallets: Website | Facebook | Twitter | Pinterest | Instagram | YouTube

Goliath Games

A one stop shop for family games for even the youngest members!

Goliath Games
Rummikub Onyx A beloved game is getting a makeover just in time for sweater weather! Putting a sophisticated spin on the classic Rummikub game with the new Rummikub Onyx version.The new edition features black tiles with brightly colored engraved numbers for the first time ever in the game. The dark design practically begs families to play it while wrapped up in blankets with the fireplace lit. It adds a fun element to the classic Rummikub game while the rules and regulations stay the same. In the game, 2-4 players take turns laying down tiles in Rummy-style moves to create like-groups of tiles until one player gets rid of all their tiles, becoming the victor. Rummikub Onyx is designed for ages eight and up and is perfect for the whole family to play together. Launches on Amazon on Oct. 31. /  Unsolved Case Files For the true crime enthusiast, Unsolved Case Files allows you to solve crime from the comfort of your living room. Feel like a cold case detective as you pore through newspaper articles, crime scene photographs, evidence, interrogations, statements and more to try and solve the murder mystery. With two different cases to solve, each takes an average of 2 – 4 hours to crack. Case 2 is available at Walmart this November! Unsolved Case Files can be played by unlimited players!  / Rattlesnake Jake by Goliath Rattlesnake Jake has stolen your gold! Watch out for his rattle, and carefully sneak the gold back. One wrong move… and he strikes! His ominous rattle builds the suspense for the ultimate jump! If Rattlesnake Jake strikes on your turn, you must return half of your nuggets to him. The player with the most gold when the last nugget has been taken wins the game. Requires 3 AAA batteries, not included. For 2 or more players, ages 4 and up. Available at Target / Dino Crunch by Goliath This hungry Dino has an eggstraordinary appetite! Roll the die to choose which stolen egg to rescue. Carefully reach in and take out the egg, but watch out – you never know when this T-Rex will roar and leap out at you for a mighty CRUNCH! Requires 2 AA batteries, not included. For 2-4 players, ages 4 and up.Available at Target

One of Europe’s best selling toy and game lines that has landed in America. These interactive games are both interesting and challenging for all ages and never get old. Adi Golad started Goliath in 1978 with his passion to bring new toys on the market and today Goliath sells more than 100 products worldwide. On July 4th, 2008, Goliath opened its US subsidiary, headed by board game guru David Norman. . To view how any Goliath’s games are played Visit YouTube.

Learn More, Follow, and Shop Goliath Games: Website | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | YouTube


At IMC TOYS we want to offer little ones the best toys featuring their favourite characters!

Cry Babies & Cry Babies Magic Tears

The new season in now you YouTube!

Cry Babies
Cry Babies – If you take away her pacifier, she’ll cry real tears and make whimpering sounds. You will need to lay her down to make her stop crying! Each doll comes with an attached pacifier and changeable animal print onesie Fully articulated head, arms and legs for added play value! / Introducing Cry Babies Magic Tears Winged House -12+ surprise dolls to collect, each with their unique glittery design! Each character comes with 8 glittery accessories Feed her with her bottle, squeeze her belly and she’ll cry colorful tears! Will you find the rare doll? She changes colors when you touch her with your warm hand / Introducing Cry Babies Magic Tears Paci House – The Paci House magically opens with water! Unveil the cutest Cry Babies Magic Tears characters that come with 8 accessories; 4 common and 4 customized! There are 6 (plus a rare! ) to collect Will you find the rare doll? She glows in the dark!


Discover the world of Cry Babies Magic Tears and discover everything you can do!

Cry Babies are super cute baby dolls that will be an exciting new addition to your family! Fill them up with water and watch them cry real tears, just like a real baby!

Learn More, Follow, and Shop Cry Babies: Website| FacebookInstagram | YouTube

VIP Pets

VIP Pets
 VIP PETS : BOX- Start the unboxing fun by removing the product’s outer wrapper, then twist the bottom portion of the vessel and reveal the hidden hair accessories and the how to style guide! (Pro tip: Use this compartment to store all your accessory pieces) REVEAL WITH WATER – Next twist the top of the mousse bottle cap and fill warm water into the top of the mousse bottle for up to 20 seconds and see the pets hair towel dissolve before your eyes! You will then discover your characters unique hair! There will be a slight residue from her reveal. Wash her hair like you would at the salon and let her long, gorgeous hair dry! SURPRISE FACE DESIGN – Use warm water to wipe your VIP Pets face and reveal her unique beauty mark! STYLE – Discard the plastic hair cap and reveal your dolls 12 inches of long luscious hair! Now it’s time to create tons of hairstyles using the included accessories! SALON CHAIR – take the included SUCTION CUP and snap it on the bottom of your VIP’s chair to convert it in to a salon chair to keep your doll in place while brushing and styling. COLLECT ALL 12 – Each of the 6 VIP characters comes with 2 different looks. Which will you discover? WATCH HAIR TUTORIALS – Learn how to create even more cool hairstyles by watching Fabio & Fabia in the Kitoons TV series on YouTube!

Learn More, Follow, and Shop VIP Pets from IMC Toys:  Website |  Instagram | YouTube


This might just be the “snappiest” new game of the year – CAMERA ROLL!

Camera Roll
Camera Roll is your reason to show off that cute selfie you took 6 months ago! Just find a photo that connects to a subject card. Everyone who finds a photo gets a point! Score bonus points for being first, or if your photo matches the subject or phrase on the card best! Will you have the winning camera roll? CONTENTS 238 Subject Cards 50 “Search Up” Cards 1 30-Second Sand Timer 1 Dry-Erase Marker 1 Score Card Instructions For 3 or more players. Ages 12 and up.


Founded in 1996 by industry veterans Mike Gasser, Kevin McNulty and game inventor Brian Turtle, Endless Games specializes in games that offer classic entertainment and hours of fun at affordable prices.
The three have an uncanny ability for discovering and developing hit games, having been a part in past successes Trivial Pursuit™, Pictionary® and Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon™.
The general principle of Endless Games is to produce high quality entertainment in board games that are quick and easy to learn but offer “Endless” play value. This theme runs through the line of classic games like Kismet and Mancala as well as home versions of the TV game shows Wheel of Fortune and Jeopardy! Newer, party games like AKA and That Was Awkward, and family games Name 5 and 60-Second Slam also maintain this model for instantly addictive fun!
From ages 4 to 104, Endless Games offers card games, party games, trivia games, family games, children’s games and pop culture games for everyone.

Learn More, Follow, and Shop Endless Games: Website | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | Pinterest |YouTube

JUMPSTART Online Academy

Perfect for home education of young children.  Jumpstart offers programs for ages 3-4 / 5-6 / 5-9 / Math K-6 and School of Dragons for all ages!



Step into a world of wonder, fun, and of course learning at! Once in, your children will be able to participate in exciting activities and meet new friends all while learning important educational material. As the leading developer of children’s learning games since 1991, JumpStart has created a virtual world that reflects its long-standing commitment to providing your family with a balanced experience of education and fun.

Create a unique avatar that your children use to explore this magical world. Travel through massive virtual lands, meeting unforgettable friends as your kids master topics covered in school. Looking for an exciting getaway? Head to New York where your young learners can play alongside beloved DreamWorks Madagascar characters. How about a magical experience? Visit Windy Hollows where players can fly on broomsticks and use charms to transform friends into cuddly creatures.

Watch your children find joy in learning as they build confidence through this unparalleled experience. With, your kids will truly be getting a leg up as we help transform their excitement to play into a passion for learning.

JumpStart® Games is thrilled to announce that its educational brand, JumpStart Academy®, has become Amazon’s lead source of educational content for their new Alexa-enabled print on-demand feature.

As of today, users of Echo devices will be able to print educational worksheets, coloring pages, and activity sheets from JumpStart Academy’s resource library using Alexa by simply saying “Alexa, print a coloring page,” or “Alexa, print a third grade multiplication worksheet”?

Learn More, Follow, and Shop Jumpstart: Website | Facebook | Instagram | Twitter | YouTube



SavaSoks and HotSoks are pretty much brilliant!  JavaSoks (come in three sizes) keep your hands dry and your drinks cold.  HotSoks keep your drinks hot and no more wasted cardboard sleeves.  And the fact that their cute is a bonus.  I want some for every season!


Info From JavaSok

Java Sok makes soft neoprene cup sleeves to fit Dunkin Donuts, Starbucks, and other brands iced beverage cups. Perfect fit. Keeps cups from sweating.
Our Soks are designed to fit some of the most popular brands of cups and bottles out there. Check the sizing chart HERE.

Learn More, Follow, and Shop JavaSok: Website | Facebook | Twitter |Instagram

8 thoughts on “2020 Holiday Gift Ideas and Buying Guide – This Years Hot Finds

  • That is a wonderful list of gift ideas. I have family members that would definitely love to receive some of these gifts.

  • These are some great ideas. I know my kids want the Cry Babies and some of the Goliath games, but the Lively Root and the Elbee baking set would be perfect for me.

  • Getting healthy real plants shipped is really cool and very nice. I want to develop more of a green thumb myself.

  • Wow! So excited to see the hemp product company BATCH.
    Been suffering with chemical sensitivity and Lyme
    Damage for 20 years. Have heard some of these products can help. Really excited they are less than an hour away, in a town a family member lives and developed by a team just a little bit from us and where hubby graduated.

  • Great ideas for gifts! My favourite is the Traveller drive, security is first!

  • This is an incredible list of gift ideas, thank you so much for sharing! There are so many companies and things here that I have never heard of. I love getting my kids STEM toys so they can learn while having fun!

  • The Joycoast watches are so beautiful.


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