Monday, November 18, 2019

Maria's Space 2019 Holiday Gift Guide


Babies First Christmas. The perfect Stuffy for a photo every year. Rudulph's nose lights up and he plays music.
Baby Booties with Christmas sayings
My first Christmas Ever

Baby's First Christmas Touch and Feel Book

BABASTE is the bottle holding baby product that helps busy parents at dinner time. My review

To Purchase
BABY girl head set
Baby Holiday Dress Set


Favorite Book of the year for me! Howard Stern Comes Again!

Dasher by Matt Tavares is an adorable book about how Santa's sleigh was eventually pulled by 8 reindeer. See my review here

100 Ways  to Be Thankful (My review Here) Learning gratitude is taught and will become a mindset. 

They call Me BabaBooey

Zeus The Mighty The Quest For Golden Fleas! Teach your children about Greek Mythology with this wonderful book about animals in a pet store who think they are actually Greek Gods! MY REVIEW

We're Going On A Bear Hunt Activity Book - See my photos here

Peppa Pig and the Christmas Play - Such a colorful cute book with some of your children's favorite characters. See my review here

THE MAKING OF OUTLANDER: The Official Guide to Seasons Three and Four. My review here and to purchase.

Maisy's Christmas Party - Adorable book with envelops that include letters from Maisy's friends and more. See my review here.

The Little Snow Plow Wishes For Snow (See my review here)

Monkey and Cake Books - Perfect for new readers and reluctant readers!

Cult Filmmakers: 50 Movie Makers You Need to Know: This essential book for film buffs handpicks 50 notable figures in the world of cinema and explores the creative genius that earned them the 'cult' label, while celebrating the movies that made their names. The book features both industry heavyweights like Tim Burton and David Lynch to the strange and surreal imaginings of filmmakers such as Alejandro Jodorowsky and Ana Lily Amirpour. Discover the minds behind such beloved features as Melancholia, Easy Rider, Lost in Translation and more. From little knowns with small, devout followings, to superstars walking the red carpet, each is special in their individuality and their ability to inspire, antagonize and delight. 

Alien Vault: The Definitive Story Behind the Film: This ultimate tribute to the influential sci-fi movie franchise opens a portal into the making of the legendary film Alien, tracing its path from embryonic concept to fully fledged box office phenomenon. Features director Ridley Scott’s own annotated storyboards, Polaroids, and script pages; concept artwork, never-before-seen photographs of the cast and crew and much more.

Quentin Tarantino: The Iconic Filmmaker and His Work: Through in-depth and informative text written by renowned film journalist Ian Nathan, this book examines the entirety of Tarantino's work, including his early writing on screenplays such as True Romance and Natural Born Killers, his break-out directorial debut Reservoir Dogs and the career-defining Pulp Fiction, as well as his later iconic films, such as Kill Bill Volumes 1 and 2, Inglourious Basterds and Django Unchained. You'll also go behind the scenes of Tarantino's latest epic, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood. As you make your way through Tarantino's incredible career, discover what inspired him, his working methods and the breadth of his talent. 

Barbie Forever: Barbie Forever: Her Inspiration, History, and Legacy - The perfect coffee table book for Barbie Lovers - To Purchase

Tim Burton: The Iconic Filmmaker and His Work:  This stunning treasury explores the influences on his development as a filmmaker and assesses how he has captured the fruits of his imagination on screen. Illustrated with many behind-the-scenes photographs and stunning film stills, chapters analyze the success and style of films such as Beetlejuice, Ed Wood and Mars Attacks!, and examine how Burton breathed new life into well-known stories that include Batman, Planet of the Apes and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Finally, the book looks towards the future and his latest film, the live-action version of Disney's Dumbo, as well as the possibility of Beetlejuice 2

Long Ago, On A Silent Night by Julie Berry - an adorable story of Jesus birth and how similar it is to our baby's. Loved it! I want to read it to my teens right now.  (See my review here)


Launchpad MK2 -- We want one of these in the house. So fun!

Nintendo Switch. My son's favorite game system

Each year, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame honors rock music's pioneering figures during a prestigious, black-tie ceremony. As the Hall of Fame enters its third decade, it's these extraordinary induction ceremonies - featuring the biggest names in classic rock from the '60s, '70s and '80s - that have become nearly as epic as the artists they celebrate. This holiday season, Time Life and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame give music lovers front row seats to the unforgettable ceremonies from 2010-2017 with the 11-disc collector's set ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME: IN CONCERT. An unparalleled rock 'n' roll experience and a must-own for every music fan, this ultimate DVD set features nearly 30 hours of mind-blowing performances and collaborative jam sessions that have made Rock Hall concerts legendary, covering eight memorable induction ceremonies and 160 live performances from such rock giants as Alice Cooper, Billy Joel, Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band, Cheap Trick, Chicago, Crosby, Stills & Nash, Electric Light Orchestra,, Heart, James Taylor, Journey, Mick Jagger, Paul Simon, Ringo Starr, Simon and Garfunkel, Sting, U2, Jeff Beck, Billy Gibbons, Metallica, and many more.

ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME: IN CONCERT wouldn't be complete without historic, irreverent and emotional induction speeches including Coldplay's Chris Martin inducting Peter Gabriel, Metallica's Lars Ulrich inducting Deep Purple, Don Henley inducting Randy Newman, and Neil Young inducting Tom Waits, as well as speeches from Bruce Springsteen, Paul McCartney, Kid Rock, Dave Grohl, Art Garfunkel, Glenn Fry, Miley Cyrus, John Mayer, Stevie Wonder, Elton John, John Mellencamp and more. Additionally, the set includes collectible booklets, as well as the 26-page collector's edition of Rolling Stone with behind-the-scenes stories of the 25th Anniversary Hall of Fame concerts. ($99.99srp) 

The Big Bang Theory Complete Series (see my review)

For 50 years, the CMA Awards have spotlighted the top performers of America's favorite music, capturing the songs and artists who've long provided a soundtrack for our lives. Taking music loversfrom the early days of the CMA Awards to the present, CMA AWARDS LIVE: GREATEST MOMENTS 1968-2015 is a handsomely packaged 10-DVD collector's set filled with 127 unforgettable performances from five decades of the nationally-televised ceremony. The singular set features performances from many of the premiere artists in the genre who've helped to shape the history of country music - Glen Campbell, Johnny Cash and June Carter Cash, Barbara Mandrell, Buck Owens and Kenny Rogers as well as artists who've nurtured the sound over the past decade and taken the music to new heights, like Miranda Lambert, Brad Paisley, Taylor Swift, Carrie Underwood, and Keith Urban. This set also includes newly produced bonus interviews with country legends and a 44-page memory book including show photos, a history of the CMA Awards, plus a year-by-year guide to 50 years of Award winners. ($99.99srp) 

Robin Williams started performing stand-up comedy in the mid-'70s, amazing audiences with his frenetic energy and razor-sharp wit. Graced with comedic brilliance, rapid-fire improvisation, and a deep well of warmth and compassion that translated to everything he did, America quickly fell for him in his first role as the naïve and hilarious alien from the planet Ork in ABC-TV's Mork & Mindy. Rocketing to stardom, the generational talent would go on to do five HBO stand-up specials and dozens of feature films, performing steadily for nearly four decades and entertaining audiences across the globe.

Time Life celebrates Williams' inimitable 40-year career with ROBIN WILLIAMS: COMIC GENIUS. Decades in the making, Time Life has collected all his most memorable stand-up and television performances across three singular collections: a 5-Disc Collector's Set (Available exclusively at Walmart), a 22-Disc set featuring 50+ hours of comedic genius and a single disc featuring Robin's first HBO stand-up special. All DVD releases also feature newly produced featurettes and exclusive interviews.

The 5-disc COMIC GENIUS collection ($54.98srp) features the crown jewels of Robin's iconic career: all five legendary HBO specials together in their full glory - Off The Wall (1978), An Evening with Robin Williams (1983), An Evening at the Met (1986), Live on Broadway (2002), and Weapons of Self Destruction (2009). Also included is rare archival footage of Robin's early stand-up, raw footage from HBO's promo shoots and press interviews, featurettes and exclusive new interviews.

The 22-disc COMIC GENIUS set ($279.98srp) includes more than 50 hours of uproarious entertainment featuring all of Robin's HBO specials, as well as never-before-released shows, including Robin's full MGM Grand Garden Arena stand-up from 2007 and the Montreal stop on his last tour in 2012, his best talk show and late-night TVappearances,11 hilarious episodes of "Mork & Mindy" including the two-part pilot, James Lipton's Emmy Award®-nominated 90-minute interview with Robin on "Inside the Actors Studio," plus deleted scenes, a comprehensive collection of Robin's USO shows and the critically acclaimed 2018 HBO documentary "Robin Williams: Come Inside My Mind". The acclaimed set also features hours of bonus features including newly-produced featurettes The Early Years, San Francisco: Where It All Began, Comic Genius, and TV's Best Guest, rare archival footage of Robin's early stand-up.

The Best of The Carol Burnett Show 

The Carol Burnett Show ran for an incredible 11 seasons and featured some of the most talented entertainers in the history of show business. Now to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the show, this collection includes the best of the best, from all 11 seasons, together for the very first time. Hilarious episodes that haven't been seen since they originally aired, plus some of the most beloved classics.
The Best of The Carol Burnett Show features 60 episodes on 21 DVDs including exclusive new bonus features, all housed in a deluxe collector’s box. You’ll get:
  • Fan favorite sketches —“Mrs. Wiggins,” “Carol and Sis,” “The Oldest Man,” “The Family,” As the Stomach Turns, “Stella Toddler,” and “The Old Folks”
  • Elaborate production numbers, mini-musicals, and movie parody presentations including Slippery When WetThe African Queen, and Went with the Wind
  • Guest stars Bob Newhart, Don Rickles, Sammy Davis Jr., Lily Tomlin, Phyllis Diller, Flip Wilson, Burt Reynolds, Bernadette PetersTim Conway and many more!
  • Exclusive bonus features including a backstage tour, cast reunion, newly-produced featurettes, never-before-seen outtakes, and exclusive interviews with Carol, Vicki, Tim, Alan Alda, Julie Andrews, Don Rickles, and more!
Plus, you’ll receive a Collectible Memory Book looking back at each season of the show’s amazing 11 year run. 

For Family

I had the best time playing The Jackbox Party Pack game at a friend's house. 12 teens and a few parents. I cannot wait to get one of our own.

Echo Show

Keurig Dual Coffee Pot. Make a pot of coffee or one cup. 8-12 cups or 8-12 oz. We use this pot everyday in my house.

23 and Me Ancestry Kit

Carpool Karaoke Game (My Review Here)

Mario and Sonic Head To Tokyo For The 2020 Games (my review)


Cheese board, serving tray! Comes with knives and perfect for serving your family or guests.

Hamilton Beach Breakfast Sandwich Maker

Holiday Nuts and Snack Gift Set. Best Seller

Best Seller: Ree Drummond Ultimate Pack. WOW! I would love this.

My Uncle swears by Crown Maple Syrup. I get it for him every Christmas. He loves it!

Milk Frother 

Lotus Trolley Bags for the shopping cart. No plastic bags needed. Simply fill, and go. There is even a bag specifically for cold food. See my review here. To Order

Gardenuity delivers complete, customized container gardens and gardening experiences to consumers who want to enjoy the benefits that come from growing their own herbs and vegetables. Each garden is customized with premium features and Grow Pro support throughout the gardens growing season; bringing together data science with natural science making gardening easy and accessible to everyone.

24 French Macaroons.

Ree Drummond Pioneer Woman Mixing Bowl Set - Top Seller

For Her
Project Life Kit
Sunshine and Glitter Body Gel - One of my favorite products! See my review

Sunshine & Glitter
Glitter just makes everything better, including sunscreen! New this year, Sunshine & Glitter is thrilled to announce an entire Reef Safe Biodegradable Glitter sunscreen line! Yaaass! Sunshine & Glitter have something for everyone this season including the already viral Mermaid SeaStar Sparkle. This gorgeous sunscreen is already flying off the shelves and has everyone bringing out their inner sparkling sea diva with mermaid iridescent turquoise glitter that’s eco-friendly and biodegradable

Clean Logic Body Care - Exfoliating body scrubbers for the softest skin!

Project Life Core Kit Inserts
The perfect makeup mirror

HSI Professional Hair Straightener

For Him

My #1 Gift Idea for Men is from Manscaped. Ladies....your man needs this. need this.  It is the perfect gift for guys who want to take a little extra care of their undercarriage. I suggest the Perfect Package 2.0 for peak hygiene.

Please see my video here

Marvel Avengers Gaming Chair: Iron Man
Licensee: Neo Chair
MSRP: $199.99
Retailers: Available at Amazon

This gaming chair is manufactured according to strict quality standards. Its ergonomic lumbar support is built for all-day comfort and long sitting.

Crafted with premium soft PU Leather, it boasts both a formal and standard style worthy of the Avengers.

Garmin Marvel Legacy Series - Captain Marvel and Captain America Smart Watches - TO PURCHASE

Captain Marvel Special Edition Smartwatch

Inspired by both her suit and photon energy, the Captain Marvel smartwatch features a premium, “Danvers blue” leather band with a light gold bezel representing Carol Danvers’ amazing Binary Form. The Kree insignia is printed on the lens, and the case back of the watch is engraved with Captain Marvel’s famous challenge, “Higher, further, faster.” This one-of-a-kind smartwatch is further brought to life with character-themed watch faces, goal animations, and a Captain Marvel Garmin Connect™ app experience with exclusive badges, Carol Danvers-inspired avatars and more. The Captain Marvel smartwatch has a battery life of up to 7 days in smartwatch mode, features a 40mm watch case, and comes with an additional “Danvers blue” silicone band in the box.

First Avenger Special Edition Smartwatch
For The Kids

Colgate & Ryan's World Together In The Funtastic Colgate Prize Pack (My review)

Dreaming Box Night Light -  a star show every night. We all have one of these in our bedrooms. Definitely a favorite in this house.

Star Wars Cubcoats
MSRP: $50.00
Available: Now
Licensee: Cubcoats
Description: With Cubcoats, you get a uniquely functional hoodie, magically transforming into so much more — a treasured plushie friend. And the best part is, when your child outgrows the hoodie, the plushie will always be there to play with. Cubcoats partners with Baby2Baby, a charity organization that helps low-income children, ages 0-12 years. Your purchase from Cubcoats contributes to charitable giving efforts that put essentials into the hands of underserved youth as well as event sponsorships.

KIBO robot kit, from KinderLab Robotics – a unique robot toy that engages even the youngest children in active STEM/STEAM Learning. With KIBO, 4-7 year olds create, design, decorate and bring their own robot to life! KIBO kids' imaginations soar - all without requiring screen time!

Designed for open-ended play, KIBO lets kids make almost anything - a character from a story, a carousel, a dancer, a race car - anything the child can think of. They plan a coding sequence using the programmable wooden building blocks, scan their sequence with KIBO, press its button and watch their creation go!

When children build, code and decorate their own robot, they are learning invaluable skills that will lead them on the path for success in STEM/STEAM and future careers. Developed by Dr. Marina Bers after 20 years of child development research at Tufts University, KIBO is used in 54 countries and has been tested and approved by thousands of children and their caregivers. 

KIDBOX Frozen 2
MSRP: $48
Available: Now
Licensee: KIDBOX
Description: The Frozen 2 Kidbox includes a Toddler Box, a Little Box and a Big Box, which may come with either a blanket or a backpack, making it an ideal seasonal update to your child's wardrobe and accessories. The limited edition style boxes will dress kids head-to-toe in styles that feature their favorite characters. For each box that Kidbox sells, a box will be donated to clothe a disadvantaged child with a goal of ultimately providing clothing to one million children in need.

Hostess Gifts

Soy Wax Candles  

Shaker33. With its BPA-Free composition, Shaker33 is revolutionizing the art of mixing drinks. The modern and sophisticated design helps users effortlessly create the perfect cocktail, every time. $39.95 

Disney Tinker Bell: Faith, Trust & Pixie Dust - Scentsy Warmer
MSRP: $50.00
Available: Now
Licensee: Scentsy, Inc.
Description: Scentsy, Inc. offers innovative and customizable products that Warm the Heart, Enliven the Senses and Inspire the Soul. Scentsy features safe, fragrant alternatives to traditional wicked candles, on-the-go fragrances, laundry care, inventive cleaning solutions and luxurious personal care products for women, men, kids and pets. Scentsy products are sold through a network of Independent Consultants running home-based businesses throughout North America, Europe, Australia and New Zealand.
From Sept. 1, 2019, to Feb. 29, 2020, Scentsy will donate $7 USD from the sale of each Disney Tinker Bell: Faith, Trust & Pixie Dust – Scentsy Warmer to Make-A-Wish to reach more eligible children, with a minimum guaranteed donation of $100,000.


Wi-Fi Pet Camera. See what your pet is up to when you are not around. You can even send them treats and talk to them. Has a sensor that hears your dog barking and will alert you as well.

You cannot go wrong without this cat toy. It is the perfect scratcher and toy. Add some cat nip and watch them fall in love with this toy forever.
Inexpensive favorite cat toy. This rainbow dancer has my cats jumping as high as my shoulders. They love it.
The Ferrari of cat trees. I am dying to get this one for my cats. It is a best seller on Amazon and my cats would love it.

Interactive Dog Toy
90s Inspired Bark Box for your dogs

Best Dog Bed. Great reviews.
MEOWCHRISTMAS! This festive box will have your cat meowing Jingle Bells and Deck the Halls all season long! Our playful little felines love cardboard boxes and Kitty Cardboard has created a new holiday design ready to be displayed wherever your cat wants-under the tree amongst the presents. This holiday themed box will fit in with your decor for sure!  These popular boxes come in several other designs (Jungle BoxMeowter-SpacePurradise and Spooky Box) are huge on social media, because the pictures of cats posing in these are POST PURRFECT! Whether it’s for your cat or a present for a friend you can’t go wrong with Kitty Cardboard boxes. Price: $24.99  Made in the USA. #kittycardboard
Charitable Company=One Box=One Box Donated Kitty Cardboard is devoted to cats around the world, and hopes that all live a happy and stress free life, however, it’s never the case.  The company does what it can to provide shelter and the shelter for the cats that must be there. Kitty Cardboard donates one box to every box sold. Studies show that cats do better in cardboard boxes when provided in shelters.

Stocking Stuffers

Smart Plugs! We have at least one in every room!

I got this for all the girls in my life last year. It is a personal alarm that is easily carried and creates the loudest sound. Protect those you love!

Toy Story Forky

Never lose your keys again with Cube. Attaches to anything and uses a Bluetooth tracker.

Now no one needs to ask Did You Feed The Dog?


Loungefly x Marvel Venom Cosplay Mini Backpack - To Purchase


Lego Iron Man Hall of Armor - To Purchase
Conduct experiments with Tony Stark and capture the Outriders with the LEGO® Marvel Avengers 76125 Iron Man Hall of Armor, featuring a modular lab that can be combined and stacked in many different ways for endless play possibilities.

The hall includes a rotating podium with 2 posable robotic arms for Tony Stark to get suited up as Iron Man, a desk, kitchen, weapon storage, tool storage and Iron Man suit storage modules, a radar dish and more. This versatile Iron Man construction toy includes a posable Igor Suit mech with minifigure cockpit, a posable mobile robot and 6 minifigures—including Iron Man MK 1, Iron Man MK 5, Iron Man MK 41 and Iron Man MK 50, plus Tony Stark face and hair elements to attach to your chosen Iron Man minifigure.

Osmo Genius Starter Kit
Dino Dig - My kids loved this!

The Floor is Lava Game 
Toy Story 4 Little People

Toy Story 4 Little People Ferris Wheel

Little People, Elsa's Frozen Castle
Colors, Numbers, This Sloth is adorable and perfect for babies and toddlers

Zoonicorn - Make a wish, kiss it's nose and watch it's horn light up! See my review here


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