Holiday Gift Guide: Feel Good Gifts
Healthy holiday presents
From planet-friendly presents to tasty low-cal treats, here are 33 goodies you will really love giving.
Deck a pal's halls with this Culinary Three-Herb Wreath (about $39.95; organicbouquet.com); it's a one-year's supply of rosemary, thyme, bay leaves, and chili peppers.
The wrappers of Good Karmal caramels ($12 for a Flavor Sampler Pack; goodkarmal.com) are inscribed with words of wisdom. Sweet!
Yes, it’s chocolate!
These gorgeous handmade chocolate disks from Rogue Confections ($18 for 6; rogue confections.com) look and taste amazing.
The bold color of this De'Longhi kMix 5-CupCoffee Maker (about $150; amazon.com) could make anyone rise and shine!
Sip in style
Elevate tea time with the incredibly elegant Wedgwood & Bentley Basilica Low Teacup ($150 for the pair; wedgwood.com).
Ripe for the picking
What could be greener than drinking water from one of the stainless steel bottles in Earthlust's Urban Farm Collection? (about $18; earthlust.com)
In the bag
Every purchase of the burlap FEED Love 30 bag ($80; feedprojects.com) provides HIV patients with 30 days of antiretroviral treatment.
No more hearing, "What kind is that?" thanks to the Hamptons Cheese Marker set ($34; bambeco.com), made with natural materials and minimal dyes.
Bling it on
No more orphaned earrings and tangled-up necklaces: They all stay safe in this customizable Monogram Jewelry Box from C. Wonder ($78; cwonder.com).
Who needs a new dress? Take that LBD from whatever to wow by throwing on this "Lalima" Goldtone 20" Necklace ($89; bajalia.com).
Brighten up her winter wardrobe (or yours!) with the Bacall clutch by M. Clifford (about $35; mclifforddesigns.com).
Pimp out that iPad
Protect that prized piece of tech by slipping it in a Kate Spade Wise Owl iPad Sleeve ($125; katespade.com). And don't forget to check out Health on iPad!
A merry mani
Keep her feeling bright with CiatACUTE "e" Tree Trinkets ($30; sephora.com), featuring six seriously fun polishes that can do double-duty as tree ornaments.
A Claus Porto gift box of five luxe, great-smelling 150-gram soaps ($55; lafco.com) makes cold- and flu-busting a beautiful thing.
The Le Creuset Artisanal Honey Pot Gift Set ($44.95; cutleryandmore.com) comes with a jar of Savannah Bee Company Tea Honey.
Because we all need one good sweater: the Marled Fair Isle Sweater from the GAP ($34.95; gap.com).
What could be cozier than a hot cup of you-know-what? We love the Le Palais des Thés Fleur de Geisha green tea ($15; palaisdesthes.com).
Turn that shower into a spa moment with Ambre Vanillé Crème Body Butter and Body Wash ($35 and $36, respectively; lauramercier.com)
A toasty faux-fur lining. A fun vintage pattern. And an insanely good price.This Mossimo Peruvian hat from Target (about $19.99; target.com) is such a no-brainer.
Let it snow
Protect tootsies from the c-c-cold in these waterproof, rubber-soled Women's Joan of Arctic boots from Sorel ($150; sorel.com).
Stash ’n’ dash
The roomy, yoga-ready Plank Canvas Series tote ($195; plankdesigns.com) may just be the perfect work-to-gym carryall.
Give her a great excuse to hit the rink, and shake up her workout routine, with these K2 Andra Ice Skates ($79.95; k2skates.com).
Ready set go
The Nike+ Sportwatch GPS ($169; nikeplus.com) has an easy-to-read touch screen that displays time, distance, pace, and calories burned.
Get down (dog)
Is she big into biking? Keep her noggin safe and stylish in this affordable Women's Bell Strut Bike Helmet ($40; llbean.com).
Now hear this
Headphones can be so antisocial. Plug your iPod or phone into i.Sound Ice Crystal Compact Speakers ($45; isound.net) and share your favorite tunes with all! Apple- and PC-compatible.
Your pup will be oh-so-pleased to see these Christmas-themed dog chew toys ($7.49; drsfostersmith.com) waiting for him under the tree.
No worries if the Panasonic Lumix TS25 Active Lifestyle Tough Camera ($136.99; panasonic.com) gets dropped in the snow—it's shockproof and waterproof.
Look cool and stay connected with the impact-resistant Pass This On iPhone 5/5s case ($35; society6.com).
Put your paws up!
These cheeky Kate Spade New York Shady Lady mittens ($68; katespade.com) will make even the biggest cold-weather hater crack a smile.
Profits from the Heart HSN 2012 Designer OrnamentCollection benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. ($15-$30; hsn.com)