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November 9, 2009

It's the Holiday Gift Guide!

Welcome to Mummy's (MPR, for short) Holiday Gift Guide! There's a little something for everyone on your list and a whole lot of green. In the spirit of giving and helping one another out many of the wares below are from the fabulous world of Etsy. It's all about helping mankind and now Etsy even allows you to shop local. Shop, have fun browsing and enjoy!

Happy Holidays!


For the Women, BFF, Mother, Girl in your life-

Crabtree & Evelyn- From holiday gift sets , eco-totes and all things spa and gifty.

BusyBodyBook Wall Calendar ($14.95) this is a steal of a gift. Perfect for the organizer in your family or the person who wants to be 'the organizer'. Containing a column for each day of the month for each person in the family this wall calendar has helped keep my family sane for over two years now.

The Mi-Bag- Eco-friendly, stylish and affordable.

Zosimos Botanicals- Scented candles, make-up, skincare and more. 100% organic and safe too.

For Mom & Baby-

BornFit- An active wear collection for moms with gifts for the babes too. Check out the Baby Bear Onesie ($24), the Cameron Pullover ($68), Torrey Full Zip Jacket ($76).

SKIN for baby by Monica Olsen - An amazing skincare line for women and babies. The travel kit for kids is simply wonderful. I take it everywhere we travel.

Hostess Gifts and all those who fall under the "Not quite sure what you are looking for but you have to buy or send a gift" Try these great resources.

Alex and Sam Need a hostess gift? Something for the chic baby in your life? Alex and Sam is a philanthropic online gift boutique featuring designer, handcrafted and imported gifts and jewelry by prominent and up-and-coming designers. Proceeds are donated to participating non-profit organizations like Memorial Sloan Kettering Hospital, the Starlight Foundation, the Fund for Public Schools. Non-profit organizations can alos register with the site to help turn a fabulous gift into one that can keep giving.

Get 'eco chic' with environmental activist Ann Wizer and her whimsical line of credit card holders, mini make-up bags, shopping bags, shoulder totes and laptop holders and more made from recycled trash. Yes, I said trash. A portion of each purchase goes to the XS Project, a nonprofit organization that raises environmental awareness and helps trash pickers—those who source the raw material— and their families. Great for teens, sitters, friends and female family members.

Michael Buble's 'Crazy Love' CD

John Kelly Chocolates- Truffle Fudge bars, anyone? Yes, please! Bring them to a party, give them as a gift. Everyone will love you.

Suzanne Graham for You- Scented soaps that are gentle and 100% natural. Simply Delish!

Couleur Nature- French designs and oh so natural. Placemats, tea towels, tablecloths and more.

Squier Design's Adirondack Inspired Tea lights.

For the Kiddos

Putumayo Kids 'Family Christmas' CD- Festive songs the whole family will enjoy. Featuring 11 tracks from various artists with everything from jugband bluegrass styling to retro swing sounds.

Leapfrog's Zippity

The 'I Love You' Book by Todd Parr

for ages four and up.

Tutu's by Allison's Wonderland- ($10-23) Adorable. Handmade and she even has holiday creations for your little dreamer.

Mudpuppy has items for girls and boys ranging from baby to young adult. Block puzzles, stickers, stationary, flash cards, banks and more all with a whimsical, educational feel that is top quality all the way.

YummyPockets- iphone covers and more. Great stocking stuffer and for teens.

Vinyl Fruit's very own wall decals. Think lifesize Edward Cullen silouette. There's even Team Jacob stuff, if that is your thing.

A DVD that is simply enchanting. The book is wonderful too. Get both here. I don't love Thomas but now my kids do and I can actually tolerate this wonderfully done movie. The sunsets look real. It's beautiful.

Invasion of the Bristlebots - Crafty for ages 8 and up.

Paper Fashion Fancy- Crafty for ages 8 and up.

For the Menfolk

Green Earth Waterless Car Wash kit. You read it here first!

Two Trees Tshirt from Critter Jitters.

Retro 'Map' Cufflinks.

Trio of soaps. I know, who wants that? Many guys, trust me. Made from goats milk and available in a variety of fragrances you are sure to find one he'll love.

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