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Holiday Gift Guide 2018: Gift Ideas for Home & Family

Need some inspiration this holiday season? Have too many hard to shop for people on your list? In this holiday gift guide, we put together a list of fun, unique items this year that are great gift ideas for home and family.

YETI Rambler

A YETI Rambler is the perfect gift for anyone on your list. These tumblers are made from durable stainless steel and keep your beverages cold or hot for hours. They come in all different colors and styles, and offer customization. Or spring for one of the large coolers that come in a variety of sizes and are known for their legendary durability.

Pots and Planter Containers

Colorful pots and planter containers are a unique gift and a great way to embellish an outdoor space. The beauty of this gift is that there are endless variations of planter containers, so you can find one that matches your loved ones’ taste. Visit Thompson Building Materials to explore a wide range of shapes, colors and sizes.

Make and Take Class 

From pens and bow ties to pizza cutters and step stools, a Make and Take Class at Rockler Woodworking and Hardware  is great gift for anyone who enjoys a good DIY project. The gift of an experience is a one-of-a-kind present. Rockler Woodworking hosts several classes throughout the year, and with no experience needed, your special someone will go home with something they created themselves.

Pooch Selfie

This adorable phone attachment easily clips onto your phone and will capture your pet’s attention in order to take the perfect selfie with your four-legged friend. It’s a great gift for any dog lover. You can find the Pooch Selfie in The Grommet section of your local Ace Hardware.

One-Hour Wellness Coaching

“Understand the importance of self-care in your own life,” says Jenny Dempsey, wellness coach at Jenny Dempsey Wellness. “Figure out your priorities. Identify your self-care struggles. Define a realistic vision and action plan for your future that includes having time for self-care.” There are a variety of benefits your loved one will experience from one-on-one wellness coaching. This unique gift is an easy way to show that you care.


Another great find from The Grommet perfect for the coffee lover in your life. This steel refillable Nespresso® capsule is an eco-friendly way to cut down on waste caused by throwaway coffee pods. The WayCap allows you to brew the perfect cup of coffee without generating plastic waste.

Bathroom Gift Set

Shop local this holiday season. You can find this collection of body wash, essential oils and incense inspired by forests at Gold Leaf. 

Wine Dispenser

For a high-end option, try a wine dispenser. Any wine lover would appreciate this wine station that holds up to four bottles of wine and dispenses at the push of a button. Wine stations can rest on the countertop, or can be built in to your cabinetry.


This fun and unique hammock is the perfect gift for kids or any outdoor lover. The all-encompassing Cacoon is weather resistant and can be set up indoors or out. Cacoons are available in a wide selection of sizes and colors.


If you have someone on your list who is passionate about chemical-free cleaning, the e-cloth may be the perfect gift. This powerful micro-fiber cloth allows you to clean with just water! They come in a variety of options from mops to dusters and kill up to 99.99% of germs without the use of chemicals.