2022 Super Local Holiday Gift Guide

‘Tis the season for presents! If you’re looking to streamline shopping and avoid aimlessly wandering stores, our 2022 gift guide is for you. We’ve taken the guesswork out of what to buy for everyone on your list, from the children in your life to your party loving pal. Here are 21 thoughtful finds that deserve a spot under the tree.

For The Little Ones

Whether you’re on the hunt for your own children, grandkids or other littles, it’s always fun to buy something that’ll really wow when they rip open the wrapping paper.

  1. This audio system designed for tiny ears will have the whole family jamming out to classics like Wheels On The Bus and Baby Shark. Playtime Puppy Toniebox Starter Set, $99.99, Maison Baby & Kids in Winter Park, maisonbabyandkids.com
  2. From a puppet theater to a castle, kids can build whatever their imaginations dream up with this playset. What’s even cooler? Each of the thirty pieces work like a whiteboard, so children can decorate their creations over and over. Follies The Canvas Set, $160, playfollies.com
  3. Upgrade a basic sheet fort to this inflatable one. Its glow-in-the-dark design is made to look like the night sky, allowing kids to spot real-life constellations while laying inside of it. Constellation AirFort, $69, Tugboat and the Bird in Winter Park, tugbboatandthebird.com
  4. While it’s not exactly a princess crown, this Disney-inspired headband is the next best thing thanks to its Sleeping Beauty tiara adornments. There’s even a matching adult-sized headband, making these accessories an ideal mother/daughter gift. Lele Sadoughi Jeweled Tiara Knotted Kids Headband, $75, Women’s Headband, $195, Fable Boutique at Four Seasons Resort Orlando
  5. Is there anything better than having a wild animal as a pet!? Adopt an otter, giraffe, cheetah, or another creature from the Central Florida Zoo. No matter which adoption package you purchase, your budding zoologist will receive a stuffed animal, personalized adoption certificate, keeper notes and a photo of their new zoo pal. Central Florida Zoo Adopt An Animal, packages start at $50, Central Florida Zoo in Sanford, centralfloridazoo.org

For The Homebody

You can never go wrong with a gift that exudes coziness. The proof: These five presents that leave you feeling as warm as a mug of hot cocoa.

  1. Any skincare enthusiast will love adding this duo of quartz tools to their beauty arsenal. After an at-home gua sha or face roller session, they’ll be saying Glow Ho Ho to their radiant complexion. m-61 Total Rock Stars Set, $48, Blue Mercury in Winter Park, bluemercury.com
  2. Anyone who loves spending time in the kitchen is sure to get a kick out of this cookbook’s viral recipes like ramen carbonara and the ultimate breakfast sandwich. As Cooked On TikTok, $19.99, Writer’s Block Bookstore, locations in Winter Garden and Winter Park, writersblockbookstore.com
  3. Besides making a statement on your couch, here’s a comfy wrap ideal for an afternoon siesta. Calhoun & Co. GOOD AT NAPS blanket, $120, Frank in Winter Park, frankshopwp.com
  4. A far cry from your grandmother’s brightly patterned China, this chic set embodies a more minimal approach to teatime. VIVA Pure Porcelain Tea Set, $85, Piante Design in Winter Park, piantedesign.com
  5. Scenting the halls has never been easier with a sleek essential oil diffuser that even has a guided breathing mode, helping you find your calm. NEOM Wellbeing Pod, $100,

For The Perpetual Hostess

Treat the social butterfly in your circle to a present that’s equal parts fun and functional.

  1. While there’s nothing wrong with gifting wine, think outside the bottle with wine chips. The tasty snacks come in unique flavors like horseradish prime rib and are designed to be paired with vino. Charcuterie Wine Chips, $7.50 each, Clementine in Winter Park, clementinewp.com
  2. An embroidered keepsake journal is a clever way to document your houseguests and revelries. Rifle Paper Co. Wildwood Embroidered Guest Book, $50, Rifle Paper Co. Flagship in Winter Park, riflepaperco.com
  3. The pomegranate and cranberry blend has hints of tangerine and lime, making it a versatile mixer worthy of a spot on your bar cart. Trisha Yearwood’s Christmas In A Cup, $22.95, Williams Sonoma in the Mall At Millenia, williams-sonoma.com
  4. A cheeky accent pillow gives visitors something to laugh about — and brightens up any room. Furbish Studio Horrible Idea Needlepoint Pillow, $104, The Grove in Winter Park, thegrovewp.com
  5. Replace a boring wine gift bag with a playful tropical bird topper instead. Tommy Bahama Holiday Wine Toppers, $29.50 for two, Tommy Bahama in the Mall At Millenia, tommybahama.com
  6. A festive pair of mules are a chic, yet comfy way to make the rounds at celebrations. Kate Spade New York Marabou Mule in Gold/Silver Glitter, $228, Kate Spade New York in the Mall At Millenia, katespade.com


For The Explorer

Play into their adventurous side with something that’ll inspire their next outdoor excursion or trip.

  1. Jot down travels, hikes, or notes in this leather wallet/notebook hybrid that is handmade in College Park. You can even get it customized with a monogram, logo, or message. Form Function Form Field Notes Wallet, $108, Fisher Space Pen is an additional $28, Form Function Form in College Park, formfunctionform.com
  2. From the beach to the boat, this insulated cooler bag opens up like a portable ice bucket, keeping drinks cold all day long. CORKCICLE Beverage Bucket Bag, $149.95, The Primrose Shop in Orlando, corkcicle.com
  3. Meet the brainchild of a local Orlando family who spent years traveling the globe. This portable, 130-piece First Aid kit has everything for adventurers and their kiddos. KEEP>GOING First Aid Vegan Leather GoKit Deluxe in Midnight Blue, $49.99, keepgoingfirstaid.com
  4. A first-class selection for the seasoned — and stylish — jetsetter. Louis Vuitton Horizon 55, $5,200, Louis Vuitton in the Mall At Millenia, louisvuitton.com
  5. With a frame this cute, it’ll be impossible to decide what snapshot abroad is worthy of it. Rifle Paper Co. Bon Voyage Picture Frame, $58, Rifle Paper Co. Flagship in Winter Park, riflepaperco.com
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