We here at Military Moms Blog know that moms are usually the ones purchasing the holiday gifts for everyone from teachers to grandparents to your favorite barista. It’s not always easy to find each and every person a gift. On top of that, many of us just moved to new cities, states and even countries. Some of us don’t even know the language where we are living, let alone where to shop to find that perfect gift!
In an effort to take a little bit of that stress off of your plate and to encourage you to shop small and support some really amazing companies, Military Moms Blog has put together our first holiday gift guide!
From creating jobs for indigenous women in Panama (Luna Blu Mar), to encouraging girls to decide just what it means to be girly (Princess Awesome), each of these brands is doing something truly inspiring for women and families. Plus, these companies all have an online presence, so you can shop from the comfort of your couch.
Want more? Stay tuned for giveaways and exclusive discounts throughout the season! In the meantime, start clicking below and get one more thing off your to-do list, and while you’re at it, let us know when you are out shopping with #MilMBUltimateHolidayGiftGuide!
Princess Awesome makes clothes that honor and reflect the wide range of girls’ interests. Lots of little girls love twirling, sparkles, and pink. Many of those same girls love science, math, and adventure. Princess Awesome loves both!
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The Rockets Collection – awesome girls’ clothes with beautiful rockets lifting off, empowering girls’ dreams
THE POPPY STOCK
The Poppy Stock creates handcrafted Pocket Scarves made in the U.S.A. for the highest quality. Now you can keep all your important items right around your neck and live a little more handsfree. Whether you are a student, traveler, professional or mother, we have a pocket scarf to follow you on all your adventures.
LUNA BLU MAR
Luna Blu Mar is a lifestyle boutique for women, kids, and babies. Luna Blu Mar was founded by two sisters who are on a mission to empower women and kids around the world. After spending their youth as military brats in the Republic of Panama, Melody & Lindsey wanted to find a way to employ indigenous women. All Luna Blu Mar products are Made in the USA using premium fabrics & prints, while our “For One” bibs are handmade in Panama, where our women receive fair-trade wages. For every item you buy, a bib is donated to a baby in need.
Plum Print transforms piles of children’s artwork into beautiful, custom coffee-table books. With every book purchased, you and your artist also receive a private online gallery to share and enjoy. Plum Print makes the process super easy; it sends a prepaid box to your doorstep, and you simply fill it with artwork. You then receive an online book proof to flip through and approve. Customized products such as throw pillows, note cards, tote bags and more can be purchased directly from your online artwork gallery. Clear the clutter while celebrating your artist!
I AM BABY
I am baby has launched a full line of fun, patriotic and 100% certified organic cotton muslin swaddle blankets. They believe that every child in the world deserves the best quality fabric to wrap and keep them cozy, thus the reason for the new line! They know moms and dads are so proud to represent their countries, customs and cultures; now they can do it while showing off their baby! Go ahead and get creative because these muslins can go anywhere and pretty much do anything!
Reveille Sewing is an Etsy Shop dedicated to creating handmade, absorbent and soft items for littles. Bandana bibs, teething rings, full shoulder size burp cloths, and cuddle blankets are just a few of the adorable items offered in the Reveille Sewing Etsy Shop. These handmade items make the perfect gift for any mom!
LILLIE & PINE
Lillie & Pine is a natural skin care gift boutique featuring body lotion, soap bars, scrubs and body butter. Lillie & Pine’s soap flowers and cupcakes are the perfect gift to make a girl of any age swoon.
Lillie & Pine features all handmade items, made by a mom for moms.
Gooseberry Patch was founded in 1984 by Vickie and Jo Ann, two moms looking for a way to do what they loved while being at home with their children. After 25 years, they’re best known for their collection of family-friendly, community-style cookbooks.
Their Easy Classic Casseroles cookbook is absolutely brimming with over 400 fresh recipe ideas. Receive 40% off Easy Classic Casseroles thru 12/20 with promo code: MilMB40.