Top Yoga Picks
One of my daughters is about to follow in my footsteps and start her Yoga Teacher’s Training (can you hear my delight??) so of course this is on her Christmas list.
Give the gift of meditation – or at least provide a comfortable seat for it. This very cute zafu and silk eye pillow will grace any meditation corner.
A subscription to the Yoga Journal is a thoughtful and informative gift that any yogi will appreciate all year long.
Lovely candles and incense from Yoga Matters will be a special gift for your special yogi.
Beautiful handmade mala beads and more. The Blooming Lotus Jewelry company in NYC have some gorgeous finds.
Top Giving and Giving Back
Far and Wide is a fabulous company who partners with some of the most talented artisans in post-conflict and emerging countries. Check out the beautiful website.
Kiehl’s Collection for a Cause is not only top notch beautiful but with each purchase helps secure 410 meals to help feed America.
I can’t think of a better organization than Save the Children for Christmas giving. We’ve given many goats over the years. You can even name them!
This is almost a little robot, the Amazon Echo plays music, reads audio books, recognizes your voice, answers questions and even tells you about the traffic and weather – and lots more – it’s almost spooky.
How many times a day do you lose your cellphone? if this sounds familiar click here.
I just LOVE this kindle and so does everyone else I know.
Julia Turshen is just lovely as is her beautiful book Small Victories.
Food 52’s A New Way to do Dinner is a workhorse with creative recipes and a fun layout from editors Amanda Hesser and Merrill Stubbs.
McKel Hill Nutrition Stripped is a pure and timely reminder of how to live your best life.
Nina Parker’s St Tropez cookbook makes me swoone. I love the South of France and if you read a few pages then close your eyes you’ll feel you’re there. Her recipes are fantastic – this is the South of France at its best.
Diana Henry’s new book Simple is brilliant. Really any of her books would be a treat but I really love the concept and the reality of “simple.”
Top Fashion Picks
I can’t say enough about these jeans – except that they’re quite fantastic, they’re SO comfortable and look so good – even on my 51 year old body. I live in these and I’m so happy to do so. Check them out here.
You can’t go wrong with cashmere. It’s incredibly warm, it’s soft, it’s like being wrapped up in a cosy blanket all day long. The only problem is you won’t go back to anything else. Have a look here for inspiration.
I do understand these boots aren’t cheap but you won’t have to buy another pair for decades – it’s a case for “cost per wear” have a look here and don’t look back.
I’ve had my wayfarer sunglasses for years – classic, dependable and stylish – you can’t go wrong with that. I mean just look at Audrey.
For a fabulous anti gravity firming treatment check out Glamglow!
For 100% cruelty free beauty products indulge in Lush!!
This is brilliant. For someone who is enormously challanged when it comes to eye shadow this has made a beautiful difference in my life. You just roll it on!! She’s also cruelty free thank Goodness. Just take a look at this rosegold eye shadow here.
Don’t turn your nose up at Dr Teal’s Epsom Salts for a heavenly bath soak. Check out the website for some stocking stuffers – honestly their products are wonderful. My bathroom is overflowing with them and I can’t decide which I love the most.
Top Cooking and Food Picks
Le Creuset Braiser – need I say more?
The All-Clad Deluxe Slow Cooker is a beauty and ON SALE NOW!! it’s like having a chef in your kitchen all day. You just tell it what to do – it cooks it beautifully and everythings ready when you walk through the door exhausted at the end of a long day – worth every penny as far as I’m concerned.
Hands down the perfect stocking stuffer for the cook in your life – this citrus press.
Because any serious cook really needs this in their life. It is expensive but it’s Christmas after all.
There we go! Happy Holidays Everyone!
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