Christmas Gift Guide 2016 – For All The Family

Christmas Gift Guide 2016 For All The Family

Me? Write a Gift Guide? Are you kidding?!

This is so out of character it’s ridiculous. I am normally so unorganised with Christmas presents, writing a gift guide would most definitely not work. However this year, a Christmas miracle seems to have happened. As I sit here, on the last Sunday in November, I can happily say that I have finished my Christmas shopping. Yep. I have a smug grin on my face aswell!

So now that I’ve finished, I have the time to try and help you, if you’re not so fortunate as me, and if like me most other years, haven’t got the foggiest as to what to buy people. Let’s see if I can help!

For the fitness lovers

Aero X Home Suspension Trainer Kit*

The Aero X Home Pro Suspension Trainer Kit – Home Gym Full Body Fitness Workout + Door Anchor is perfect for getting in a workout at home. It can be used inside and outside so is a great all year round gift idea. If at the end of a long day you don’t want to leave the house again to get to the gym, then there is no excuse not to get your calories burnt in the comfort of your own home or garden.

You can perform over 100 resistance band exercises with the endurance training straps and it’s suitable for all levels of fitness. It comes with an E-Book full of instructions and so is perfect for anyone who may want to get in shape. Oh, and there’s a lifetime guarantee aswell!

Foam Roller For Muscle Massage*

Gift Guide Foam Roller

Made by the same people who bring you the Suspension Trainer Kit, the Aero Sports Pro 2 in 1 Grid Textured and Smooth Foam Roller For Muscle Massage – High Density Roller for Myofascial Muscle Tension Release – FREE CARRY CASE can be used for warm ups and cool downs. The deep tissue massage will help reduce muscle stiffness, remove lactic acid and eliminate muscle knots. This also comes with and E-Book and a lifetime guarantee.

My husband loves both of these products and says they are so useful on nights he just doesn’t want to go back out in the cold to go to the gym. He’s also looking forward to using them in the garden next Summer.

Both products are available on Amazon (also with Prime, so even better if you’re a member!)

For the music lovers

iTek 5 in 1 Wireless Headphones

Gift guide wireless headphones

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We all know a music lover – it’s my Sister and I in our family. Music always sounds extra awesome when it’s listened to through headphones. These 5 in 1 wireless headphones can be used both wired and wireless and with a range of devices – not just your portable music player. They have an integrated FM transmitter too – bonus!!

For the book lovers

Personalised Bookmark

Gift Guide Personalised Gift Guide

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Sticking with traditional book reading, these gorgeous personalised bookmarks have an extra special touch to them. Made from sterling silver, these bookmarks can be personalised with up to 35 characters. A lovely keepsake for years to come.

For the kids

EZ Fort Construction Toy

Gift Guide EZ Fort Construction Toy

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Suitable for both boys and girls this EZ Fort Construction Toy is sure to be a hit. No more digging out the clothes horse and risk it collapsing on the kids! Complete with 54 pieces to construct a multitude of different ‘dens’, I know for one that my little boy would love this – if any family reading wants any ideas for him this year – this would be it!

Jungle Jam Book*

Gift Guide Jungle Jam BookGift Guide Jungle Jam Book

This adorable new book ‘Jungle Jam 2016‘ written by husband and wife team Louise and Noam Lederman, is a 32 page picture book with an educational music themed story. My little boy has a huge interest in music at the moment and I was really excited to read this to him. He really enjoyed it and we have read it several times together! It’s a rhyming book designed especially for young children as an introduction to musical instruments and sounds. He now wants to be in a band more than ever! It also shows children how working together as part a team is always best. It came with lovely little jigsaw puzzle and a fridge magnet which was equally as popular. You can buy the book from Amazon.

For the chocolate lovers

Chocolate Survival Kit

Gift Guide Chocolate Survival Kit

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It’s a sure bet you will know someone who will appreciate this Chocolate Survival Kit this Christmas. Complete with a variety of chocolate bars and sweets and including a cheeky alcoholic surprise – best to keep this for the adult chocolate lover in the family!

And finally…

For the lady you never know what to buy

A Bouquet of Flowers*

Gift Guide Blossoming Gifts Flowers

There is always someone you just have no idea what to buy and what better than bringing some beauty to the home in the form of flowers? Blossoming Gifts offer a wide range of gift ideas – just flowers if that’s all you want but also many other types of gifts such as personalised gifts, hampers, wines and plants. There are free chocolates or wine of selected bouquets and they offer next day delivery – complete with gift card. There are of course plenty of Christmas Flowers Gifts available, perfect for Christmas presents this year.

I was lucky enough to receive a bouquet from them (or rather my Mum was – because I’m a nice daughter!!) and this particular bouquet came with the lovely jug you see in the picture. A nice keepsake for future flower gifts! The flowers came well packaged with flower food and lasted a good week.

Gift Guide Blossoming Gifts Flowers

The lovely folk at Blossoming Gifts are offering my readers a 33% discount on orders – just use the code BGIFTS33 on checkout at their website So if you really are stuck this year – this would be a great choice for you!


So there we have it. A small round up of gift ideas. Let me know if you like them in the comments below and if you’ve bought anything like these in the past – how were they received?


So, now I’ve written my done my Christmas shopping and written my gift guide I need to wrap my presents. Any willing volunteers?!


*Items marked with an asterisk were gifted to me in return for an honest review of the product
-This post contains affiliate links that may mean I earn a little bit of money from your purchases – but it won’t cost you any more – promise!


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46 Comment

  1. Reply
    28th November 2016 at 12:46 pm

    did you miss one off your list?? #FloatationRocks

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      29th November 2016 at 9:33 pm

      Hahahhaaaha!! 😉

  2. Reply
    Chilli Regina
    29th November 2016 at 11:53 am

    For me, it would be AERO Home Trainer and Chocolate survival kit. You may say they cannot work together, but for me they absolutely cannot do one without the other:)) And, no, I haven’t done my christmas shipping yet!Lucky you! #TwinklyTuesday

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      29th November 2016 at 9:33 pm

      I LOVE your thinking!! 👍🏼

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    Angela Watling
    29th November 2016 at 9:23 pm

    Great gift guide! Like the idea of the suspension training kit. I have a foam roller already and agree it;s great. I really need to use it more! The Jungle Jam book looks awesome too – think my daughter would love that. Thanks for sharing #DreamTeam

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      29th November 2016 at 9:36 pm

      Ah thanks so much. It’s my first ever gift guide so it’s great to have some positive feedback! X

  4. Reply
    30th November 2016 at 2:24 pm

    great choices – love the personalised bookmark and flowers are always a gorgeous surprise! #FamilyFun

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      1st December 2016 at 8:22 pm

      Thanks so much 🙂

  5. Reply
    30th November 2016 at 2:53 pm

    Fab list, I’m loving the look of that Chocolate hamper!! I’m no where near finished shopping, I’ve got most of the kids and that’s about it! Hurry up payday!! 🙂

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      1st December 2016 at 8:25 pm

      Chocolate hamper is fab isn’t it?! So tempted to treat myself! Happy shopping! 😊

  6. Reply
    shaney (imummyblog)
    1st December 2016 at 7:59 am

    That ez fort is pretty cool. Forget my kids, I would love that! love a den. Well done on your first gift guide, it was fab x #ablogginggoodtime

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      1st December 2016 at 8:29 pm

      I know right?! I’m wondering if it’s not too late to add this to little mans Christmas presents….!! Thanks so much. I’m pleased it’s had a good response! X

  7. Reply
    1st December 2016 at 12:32 pm

    Wow loving the idea of the home suspension kit and guessing it’s a lot cheaper than TRX? I need to investigate that…thanks for linking up to #coolmumclub lovely xx

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      1st December 2016 at 8:31 pm

      My pleasure lovely. I think the suspension kit is around £25?! Thanks for hosting xx

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    Laura - dear bear and beany
    1st December 2016 at 1:56 pm

    The chocolate survival kit has my name written all over it! My girls would love that fort, anything to build and then get in, is a winner in this house. Thank you for joining us at #SharingtheBlogLove x

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      1st December 2016 at 8:31 pm

      Popular choices in this gift list! I want them both! X

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    helen gandy
    1st December 2016 at 2:26 pm

    Oh my word I totally need that chocolate set in my life haha!! Those flowers are stunning too, don’t flowers just cheer up the house. Thanks for linking up! #bestandworst

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      1st December 2016 at 9:14 pm

      Ah thanks lovely! The chocolate hamper is proving a popular choice! 🙂

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    five little doves
    1st December 2016 at 7:11 pm

    Flowers and chocolates, what more could we ask for! Those roses are beautiful! I’m all about the chocolate at Christmas, and fleece pyjamas! #coolmumclub

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      1st December 2016 at 9:16 pm

      Oh yes. Christmas isn’t Christmas without chocolate!! X

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    five little doves
    1st December 2016 at 7:13 pm

    Returning from #sharingthebloglove

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    An imperfect mum (Catie)
    1st December 2016 at 8:18 pm

    I’ll take the chocolate survival kit but I love the build your own fort construction toy too. I want that for the kids at school. Thank you for linking up to #ablogginggoodtime 🎉

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      1st December 2016 at 9:17 pm

      The two most popular picks on this post hands down! Even I want them now!! Thanks so much x

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    Mummy Times Two
    1st December 2016 at 10:11 pm

    I really love the bookmark, that’s something my daughter would love for sure. She never has a book out of her hand. Some really great ideas here #SharingtheBlogLove

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      3rd December 2016 at 2:09 pm

      Thanks so much x

  14. Reply
    2nd December 2016 at 6:10 am

    Flowers – never thought of that one! You can get some lovely subscriptions too…
    thanks for sharing with #coolmumclub

    1. Reply
      3rd December 2016 at 2:12 pm

      Yes that’s a great idea. When I got engaged my MIL bought me a subscription to a bridal magazine. Brilliant idea. X

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    Katy - Hot Pink Wellingtons
    2nd December 2016 at 1:49 pm

    That chocolate survival kit looks immense! And I’m always a sucker for flowers too. My son loves to build a den, but I suspect he’s maybe a touch too young for the den building kit – totally keeping it in mind for a few year’s time though! Thanks for joining us again at #SharingtheBlogLove

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      3rd December 2016 at 2:15 pm

      My pleasure. Glad you enjoyed the items. The chocolate kit is proving popular!! 😄

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    2nd December 2016 at 7:36 pm

    That Chocolate Survival kit sounds AMAZING. I do love the personalised bookmark too!

    1. Reply
      3rd December 2016 at 2:16 pm

      Proving popular that chocolate kit!! 🙂

  17. Reply
    2nd December 2016 at 7:46 pm

    I have seen jungle jam about a lot recently and I think my kids would love it, I have got them soon many books this year. I too have pretty much finished my shopping, which is also a miracle! The fort looks cool too, I bet the older kids would love it! Thanks for sharing at #familyfun

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      3rd December 2016 at 2:16 pm

      My pleasure. Kids are hard to by for when there’s so much choice. It’s hard to find anything unique!

  18. Reply
    Becky, Cuddle Fairy
    3rd December 2016 at 6:21 pm

    Love this gift guide – we went from exercise to chocolate heaven! lol I think I’ll take the chocolate pack myself please! lol And I’m impressed with that Elf tent! What a cool gift! Thank you for sharing with us at #BloggerClubUK x

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      4th December 2016 at 11:29 am

      Haha I hadn’t even realised I’d done that but I obviously have! It shows I have good intentions if nothing else!! Glad you enjoyed it. X

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    Amina - Ali & Her
    3rd December 2016 at 8:15 pm

    Some fantastic ideas in here. I always struggle with my kids as I feel they have everything! The Jungle Jam books looks great. And that tent looks amazing. Definitely something to consider when my kids are a bit older! Great guide!

    Amina xx | #coolmumclub

    1. Reply
      4th December 2016 at 11:25 am

      I know what you mean! What do you buy kids that have everything?! Glad you found it helpful! 🙂 thanks for stopping by 🙂

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    Karen TwoTinyHands
    3rd December 2016 at 9:37 pm

    Is never consider flowers as a gift at Christmas but would be great for my Mum!! Thanks for linking up to #familyfun

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      4th December 2016 at 11:23 am

      Glad you got some inspiration! 🙂

    2. Reply
      4th December 2016 at 11:24 am

      Glad that you got some inspiration!

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    Nicole | The Professional Mom Project
    6th December 2016 at 9:17 pm

    In my opinion you can never go wrong with books or flowers! Great options Stopping by from #SharingtheBlogLove

    1. Reply
      6th December 2016 at 9:21 pm

      Glad you enjoyed the post 🙂

  22. Reply
    6th December 2016 at 9:42 pm

    love that kind of nice and simple guides:) You can find here something for everyone and I love especially that proposition for chocolate lovers:D

    1. Reply
      8th December 2016 at 3:57 pm

      So glad you enjoyed it. Thank you.

  23. Reply
    9th December 2016 at 11:10 pm

    I am soooooooo jealous you finished your shopping so early! I started super early but usual saved all the tough ones til last. Fab ideas thanks for sharing xx #friyaylinky

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      10th December 2016 at 11:18 pm

      My pleasure. Thank you 🙂 xx

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