2014 Holiday Gift Guide & Giveaway

Moody Sisters Natural Skincare Holiday Gift Guide 2014

Holidays are fast approaching. I don’t know how or when it turned into November, but now there are only 5 weeks until Christmas.  Whoa, now.  Thankfully, I have been searching and compiling the best handmade products, women-owned companies, and small businesses to find every woman’s must-have gifts this holiday season.  Not only have I found great gifts for every lucky lady on your shopping list, but these companies stand out above the rest.  Support small businesses and real families this holiday season.  Read more about these must-have products and enter to win them below!

Stamped Under the Moon Jewelry

Stamped Under the Moon Jewelry

I love hand stamped jewelry. It is so special and meaningful and makes wearing it that much more enjoyable! These pieces are top notch quality and so beautiful. Each piece is hand stamped, one letter at a time by Cisco. Now that is what I call handmade to perfection. You can get a unique initial necklace, personalized name & charm necklace, remembrance necklace, bracelets, ornaments or more! All unique and customized just for you. This is the perfect gift for any woman. Shop her entire store here and enter to win your very own necklace below!

Price Range: $30-60

Best For: Mom, grandmother, Sister, Bride/Bridesmaid or Best Friend

Deborah and Co Clothing

Deborah & Co. Clothing

I am always on the search for small US made clothing companies and it’s a delight when I find one and enjoy their style. Deborah & Co. was originally the Modest Mom—the journey of owner Caroline finding comfortable maternity and post pregnancy clothing. They have adorable skirts, tops, and maternity clothing.  The Little Deborah line also has a great selection of princess dresses, clothing, books, and toys! The prices are great, the quality is superb and it’s even better knowing that you are supporting a mom and her family. You can see their full line here and enter to win a $25 gift certificate to Deborah & Co. below!

Price Range:  $15-30

Best For: Moms, Expecting Moms, Moms with Daughters

Sjaaks Chocolates

Sjaak’s Organic Chocolates

One of my favorite things to receive as a gift is one that I can eat! And chocolate is one gift that will not go to waste in my home. Even better are organic fair trade chocolates that not only look amazing, but taste even more delicious! This family-owned company has some of the most delectable chocolates, truffles and candy bars.  You can see their entire selection here and enter to win 1 of 2 boxes of fair trade truffles below!

Price Range: $10-30

Best For: Mom, Grandmother, Sister, Teacher, Neighbor or Friend

Girly Bits Nail Polish

Girly Bits Nail Polish

Who doesn’t like a little girly pampering once in a while? I love finding indie cosmetic businesses that make awesome items and do it with fun and pizazz. Pam has such fun colors, names and a huge selection of nail lacquer and nail care items. I could shop all day picking out my favorite colors and sparkles! The bottles are hand-poured and being able to support a small business is such a joy. You can see her full line of polishes here and enter to win a $35 gift certificate below!

Price Range: $10-15

Best For: Mom, Sister, Teacher, Friend, Thank You Gift, Stocking Stuffer

Mata Traders Clothing

Mata Traders

Mata Traders are one of those rare gems that provide awesome products and make a difference in the world at the same time. They have a co-op in India that provides jobs to women, not in a factory, but hand sewing the clothing. These jobs provide women an opportunity to help support their family in an honorable and safe way. What I love is that they have a great selection of items too. So not only can you feel great about supporting these women and their families, but you can get excited about the beautiful clothing item you’ll be receiving as well. You can see their vast selection of shirts, skirts, dresses and jewelry here and enter below to win your very own dress! 

Price Range: $50-70

Best For: Mom, Sister, Friend

Sparkle Fly Candles

Sparklefly Candle Company

I saw this company awhile back and knew that I wanted to feature them in our Holiday Gift Guide. These aren’t just your average candles. They take it to the next level with their packaging, scents and options. These aren't just candles - they are a little slice of heaven for your home.  Each candle is adorned with an exclusive sparkle gem. They have a wide collection and variety of scents and sizes as well making this a great stop for holiday shopping for yourself or others!  Shop their entire store here and enter to win your very own Lavender Heaven candle below!

Price Range: $15-40

Best For: Mom, Grandmother, Sister, Teacher, Neighbor or Friend

Hail Merry Desserts

Hail Merry

Alright, there very few gluten free and vegan goodies that get me excited, but Hail Merry exceeds all of my expectations.  This mom started business came from a desire to feed her 3 boys healthy food that they would love eating. Now it has grown and Hail Merry offers a complete line of Miracle Tarts, Macaroons, Granola, Nuts & Grains and more with tons of gluten free, raw, and vegan options. These delicious treats are great for someone who might not want a material gift, but enjoys food and life and would be happy just sharing some coffee and tarts with a good friend. See their entire line of nummies here and enter below a pack of tarts and macaroons below!

Price Range: $5-8 each

Best For: Mom, Grandmother, Sister, Teacher, Neighbor or Friend

Bip and Bop Jewelry

Bip & Bop Jewelry

My love for stamped jewelry is no secret.  Bip & Bop designs are simple, sleek and absolutely gorgeous. Nicole is a mom with two daughters, aka Bip and Bop, who makes these initial stamped necklaces, earrings and more. These pieces are bold, classy and one of a kind.  In addition to being a very personal and sentimental gift this holiday season Nicole offers gift wrapping! You can see her full shop here where she also customizes items for Brides & Bridal Parties and enter to win your very own set of earrings below!

Price Range: $20-60

Best For: Mom, grandmother, Sister, Bride/Bridesmaid or Best Friend

Moody Sisters Natural Skincare

Moody Sisters Natural Skincare

Natural skincare isn’t just for hippies anymore. Naturally scented with pure essential oils this fun and fresh line of face and body care is the perfect pick me up for any woman. You can pick from scented body care items, lip balms, facial care, scrubs or adorably packaged gift sets. Add lip balms or lotions to gift baskets or wrap them up to make them a deluxe pampering gift. Check out their full line here and enter below to win an a $25 gift certificate below!

Price Range: $5-25

Best For: Mom, grandmother, Sister, Neighbor, Teacher, Best Friend, Stocking Stuffer or Thank you Gift