Wednesday, October 06, 2010

My 2010 Holiday Picks

I have been working on my 2010 Holiday Gift Picks for a week now. Here are my first picks, more to come as I move along but you will always be able to find this at the top of the blog under the Gift Guide Button under my heading. 

Here are my favorite picks of the year so far (in no particular order)
Mattel, Monster High Dolls - These will be in demand according to my girl sources.
Lalaloopsy -  Adorable different, rag dolls

Hexbug Bridge Battle Playset(Maria's Space review here)
Squinkies(Maria's Space review here)
Webkinz Jr(Maria's Space review here)
Kung Zhu - Perfect boy toys (Maria's Space review here)

YooHoo & Friends (Maria's Space review here)
Toy Story Action Links Stunt Sets(Maria's Space review here)

Children's Books
A Very Marley Christmas (Maria's Space review here)
Goldilicious (Maria's Space review here)

Children's Magazine Subscriptions
National Graphics Little Kids (Maria's Space review here)

Children's DVD Ideas
Barbie: A Fashion Fairytale(Maria's Space Review here)
Sukey's Circle Volume 1 and 2 (Maria's Space Review here)
Beyblade: Metal Fusion 1 (Maria's Space Review here)

Ramona & Beezus [Blu-ray] DVD and Journal (Maria's Space review here)

Gifts for Mom

Clic-It The Smart Diaper Bag and Accessories. (Maria's Space Review and video here)

Gifts for Her
HandBag Heaven 
My Pleasure 

Gifts for Him
My Pleasure

Young Adult Books
The Everafter" by Amy Huntley (Maria's Space review here).

Dinosaur Train All Aboard Game (Maria's Space review here).

Littlest Pet Shop 3 Biggest Stars Purple Team DS Game (Maria's Space review here).
Roman Town by Dig-It Games (Maria's Space review here)

Crafter Gifts
Create Your Own Bath Fizzers with the help of  kits by Scientific Explorer Bath Fizzers (Maria's Space review here)


uDraw GameTablet 

Avatar: Limited Edition HK Gift Set
Glee: Season 1 Giftset

The Sound of Music (Limited Edition Collector's Set) [Blu-ray/DVD Combo]

Stocking Stuffers
Conair Hair Brushes and products (Maria's Space review here)
Anti Monkey Butt Powder for Men, Woman and Babies (Maria's Space review here)

The Three Christmases of William Spencer(Maria's Space review here)
My Mommy Hung the Moon: A Love Story by Jaime Lee Curtis and Laura Cornell (Maria's Space review here)
Franklin AnyBook Reader - 60 Hour Edition (DRP-4000)(Maria's Space Review here)

Cook Books

In The Kitchen

Co-Worker/Boss Gifts
Executive Gift Shoppe for business card holders and more.

Music/CD's Ideas
Different, Unique Gift Ideas
Teacher/Co-Worker Ideas/Stocking Stuffers
City Girl Chocolates (Maria's Space review here)
A Grandma Lives in Brooklyn (Maria's Space review here)
Tiny Wishes Come True for specialty earrings, ornaments and more (Maria's Space review here)


  1. The UDraw game tablet is my favorite for me!!!
    My daughter would like the Yohoo and friends or the City Girl Chocolate.
    My husband would love the Avatar set.
    Great stuff!

  2. My FAVORITE gift is the Dinosaur Train All Aboard Game!!

  3. Lorie Brennan8:50 PM

    My favorite thing is the Tassimo Home Brewing System. Very cool!

  4. Anonymous7:32 PM

    My favorite are the DS games for the kids!

    csimon55 at gmail dot com

  5. I like the Mr. Coffee BVMC-KG1 Single Serve Brewing System, Silver
    I have been looking for a single serve coffee maker and this looks like just the ticket!

  6. I love the monster high dolls. My ten year old has those at the top of her list this year:)

    traccey26@yahoo dot com

  7. I like the Barbie Fashion Fairytale my daughter would like this

  8. My favorite item is the
    Glee : Season 1 gift set


  9. Definitely love Avatar, sound of music and Glee
    Thanks for the giveaway :)
    jokparent at hot mail dot com

  10. My favorite things are from Handbag Hheaven. You can never have too much purses. They have some really cool styles. Thanks.
    lisajohnson4717(at)bellsouth dot net

  11. My favorite item is the Mr. Coffee BVMC-KG1 Single Serve Brewing System, Silver

  12. I LOVE these lalaloopsy dolls! Once I saw them - it was love at first site!! SOOO CUTE!

  13. I left a comment on your holiday gift guide post - gotta love those Lalaloopsy dolls! :)

    jamieandandre at bellsouth dot net

  14. My favorite gift on your gift guide is the book, Pinkalicious: Pink around the Rink (I Can Read Book 1). My daughter loves Pinkalicious.

  15. Hi MArie!
    The Sound of Music gift set and the Ellery pillow are my favorties i think! :)

  16. I hadn't seen the Glee: Season 1 Giftset in stores - that's a great gift idea for most of the tweens (and some of the adults!) on my gift list this year. Thanks for sharing!

  17. I like the Barbie: A Fashion Fairytale DVD.

    anjathisandthat at yahoo dot com

  18. These items, Squinkies & Squinkies Cupcake Surprise Bakeshop, are my FAVORITE item(s) on your Holiday Gift Guide! I wish I owned every single Squinkie!!!!

  19. Lindsay6:43 PM

    Love the City Girl chocolates, so cute.
    lyn113003 at yahoo dot com

  20. My favs are the book My Mommy Hung the Moon and Bialetti Cookware

    reannenny at

  21. I love the khung zoo pets. My daughter just got some for Christmas this morning. Awesome!

  22. My favorite item, hands down, is the Franklin Anybook Reader. I have already started a collection of children's books for that day when I FINALLY have grandchildren so I could use this to get a headstart.

  23. Well since its past Christmas, I guess I wouldn't mind having these items under the tree next year. I'd like those City Girl Chocolates and The Mr Coffee Single Serve.
    arobimom at gmail dot com

  24. My favorite item is the Mr. Coffee BVMC-KG1 Single Serve Brewing System, Silver
    Perfect size so it doesn't take up lots of space.
    winit6 at hotmail dot com

  25. I wish the dinosaur train game.. I love that show!

  26. Yes couples toys are a great gift for you spouse.


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