2015 Gift Guide: 18 Gift Ideas for Your Favorite People

For some inspiration to get your holiday shopping started, we’ve collected our favorite gift ideas that will make everyone on your list happy, from your favorite kid to your favorite chocoholic.

For your favorite kid

custom-pillowsPersonalized Pillowcases, $30
Make your kid feel special with a personalized pillowcase that they can take on car trips and plane rides or bring to their next sleepover.

For your favorite person who is always cold

Crane Mini Fireplace Heater, $76.98
Prepare them for the upcoming winter with a mini electric fireplace space heater that brings the Yule Log straight to their home. 

For your favorite Chicago-based host or hostess

Flowers for Dreams Bouquet, $35
Send them a bouquet of locally-crafted flowers wrapped in beautiful burlap and hand-delivered by bike. Plus, proceeds from each purchase go to a local charity.

For your favorite mother-to-be

Doterra Introductory Kit and Petal Diffuser, $22 & $64.99
Essential oils provide more than just a pleasant scent. Benefits can include elevating one’s mood, sleeping better, and natural pain relief – perfect to use before the little one arrives.

For your favorite traveler

F1 Clear Carry-On Quart Bag, $10
Send them flying through airport security with a TSA-approved clear quart bag that keeps all of their liquids nice and safe.

For your favorite busy person

AER Duffle Pack, $150
With a ventilated shoe compartment and padded laptop and tablet pockets, this sleek bag is perfect for the modern urban guy or gal who hits the office and the gym all in a day’s work.

For your favorite athlete

GoStak Twist n’ Lock Storage Jars, $10.99
Help them organize all of their protein powders, snacks, vitamins, and supplements with these stackable storage jars that can easily be tossed in their gym bag.

For your favorite social-conscious fashionista


.06 Heather Grey Lightweight Alpaca Sweater, $185 or The Alpaca Sweater, $165
These Alpaca sweaters are soft, hypo-allergenic (for those with cashmere and wool allergies), and totally chic! Plus, Zady, is an up-and-coming fashion company focused on delivering high quality goods with a sustainable footprint (with a majority made in the U.S.).

For your favorite suburbanite


Titleist 716 AP1 Irons, $900, steel; $1,100 graphite
All that extra space out in the burbs means more opportunities to golf. They can perfect their golf game with these sleek clubs.

For your favorite wine aficionado

Wine Glass Writer Metallic Pens, $14.99
Avoid wine charms and buy these colorful markers for their next wine party. These markers easily wash off with a sponge or in the dishwasher.

For your favorite thrillseeker

iFLY Indoor Skydiving Flight Voucher, $71.35
Give the gift of flying with an indoor skydiving adventure. This thrilling experience simulates freefalling in a vertical wind tunnel, making the dream of flight a reality.

For your favorite Internet of Things enthusiast

VoCore v1.0, $19.99
VoCore, a coin-sized mini Linux computer with Wi-Fi, is a completely open source hardware and software platform. Great for the techie who wants to turn everything into a wireless device.

For your favorite chocoholic

Chocolate of the Month, $60-$400
Be sure to satisfy their sweet tooth with a membership to Godiva’s Chocolate of the Month Club, which sends them a monthly supply of truffles and other sweets long after the holiday season ends.

For your favorite “lazy” friend


Boosted Single, $999
Who needs to walk anymore when they can cruise around on this “electric skateboard”?

For your favorite foodie

Old Town Oil, $15 and up
These high-quality oils and vinegars come in unique flavors, ranging from blood orange to mushroom and sage. After this gift, they won’t want to buy these staples at the regular grocery store anymore.

For your favorite novice cook


Pantelligent, $199
Help your loved one make Michelin star-quality meals with the Pantelligent, a smart frying pan that provides step-by-step directions and real-time temperature feedback.

For your favorite Apple evangelist

Original Kare Print, $99
Decorate their place with a print of an original Mac icon signed by Susan Kare, the graphic designer who created many of the interface elements for Apple.

For your favorite gardener

Air Plant Buddies, $14
Adorned with an air plant and a sprig of lavender, these little guys bring a bit of nature inside and are perfect for the desk, nightstand, or bathroom.