Happy holidays from the Happier with Gretchen Rubin podcast team! Here is our gift guide from episode 404, where we offer many suggestions for holiday gifts, of all kinds: substantial gifts, stock-stuffers, experiences-as-gifts, and handmade.
Elizabeth’s current favorite gifts:
Gretchen’s current favorite gifts:
Classic holiday-themed picture books – I mention the magnificent pop-up books by Robert Sabuda
Gift voucher to Stitch Fix
Nautilus puzzles – one for you, one for a friend or family member, and you connect by video while you each work on your puzzle
Recently, when I was getting my makeup and hair done for The Talk, I asked for product recommendations:
Check out all the great gifts on The Happiness Project shop:
Four Tendencies mugs, journals, water bottles…listeners can ask for a Happier podcast mug!
- 20% off any orders of $100+ with promo code: HAPPIERNOVEMBER20
- 15% off any order for returning customers with promo code: HOLIDAYVIP15
Custom socks with a dog’s face on them
Gifts you or your kids can make:
Use a laminator to create placemats, menus, favorite recipes, bookmarks
Iron leaves, crayon shavings, or whatever you like between wax paper
“52 things I Love About You” deck of cards
Art made from children’s hand prints
Give a set of notecards with 12 notecards and envelopes. Write in one note and put it back in the box, wrap it, and give it. Keep the other 11 notecards. Each month, write and send one of the notecards, so by the end of the year, the notecards are all in the recipient’s box.
Gift of Podcast—you can print out a certificate to “give” a podcast
An annual membership to zoo, aquarium, children’s museum, etc.
A dozen grapefruits from Pittman & Davis
A “Mama Day” and “Papa Day” each
Charity on Top gift cards
Are you giving my books as gifts? Or asking for one for yourself? If you want personalized, signed bookplates for books by me that you’re giving as gifts, or for yourself, request them here. U.S. and Canada, only – mailing costs.