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 second holiday gift guide! Check out the 2017 version for more ideas as well.
From products that help keep your children safe (DreamCatcher and CLEARinse), to jewelry that empowers (Dear Mushka), each of these brands is doing something truly inspiring for women and families. Several of these companies are owned by veterans and military spouses as well. 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!
DREAM CATCHER and CLEARinse
The DreamCatcher was designed by Daniel, a father of a toddler, after his son fell while attempting to climb out of his crib. He sustained injuries to his face and a trip to the ER, but it could have been much worse. To prevent something like this from happening again, Daniel designed the DreamCatcher, a mat that is laid on the floor, with 8 separate, inflatable sections so that it can be configured to any nursery layout whether the crib is against one wall, two walls, or in the center of the nursery.
Colds, flu and allergies can affect all us, impairing our ability to breathe, eat and sleep. Getting effective relief from nasal congestion is especially important for babies, who only breathe through their nose and cannot blow their nose to get relief. CLEARinse was designed by an ER pediatrician after many of his patients’ parents commented that they would love a nasal aspirator that did what he did in the ER. CLEARinse safely delivers the safest suction level and the most effective flow rates to give fast, effective relief from nasal congestion for even the tiniest babies. Because the CLEARinse uses saline and is drug-free, it also is suitable for adults who cannot take OTC medications such as pregnant and breastfeeding women or people with sensitivities or allergies to decongestants.
Dear Mushka exists to help women wear truth and share truth: the truth that you are loved, supported, strengthened, valued, and protected even when – and especially when – it doesn’t feel like it.
This jewelry reminds you of ultimate truth and makes it possible to join sisters, mothers, daughters, friends, and loved ones across the world with the love we need to fulfill our calling.
Our jewelry is beautiful, and we’re glad you wear it and share it, but we hope the truths they bring are what you love the most.
COUNTRY CREEK FARM
Crooked Creek Farm Country Store Pork Snacks were created because healthy snackers wanted convenient, healthy, high-protein snacks they were proud to give their families and have on the go. This company is serious about providing healthier, better products for your family. Healthy snackers can experience CHEMICAL-FREE, HIGH PROTEIN, REAL FOOD snacks on the go that will fuel their bodies, not slow it down.
Crooked Creek Farm Country Store provides premium pork with no growth hormones, no antibiotics, and the animals are crate-free. Its jerky is raised and crafted in the USA. The company is also proud that its jerky has more protein than sugar per serving. Their pork jerky is the perfect snack when you are driving the carpool, after a workout, on a hike, or when you hear, “Mom, I’m hungry!” They believe adventures, no matter how big or small should be powered by pork.
Founded in 2010 by a military spouse and named after her daughters, Charliemadison Originals is more than just jewelry.
Their bracelets help you stay anchored to what’s most important in your life and serve as your everyday reminder of what you cherish most.
Charliemadison Originals are proud to honor the three generations of their family who served in the military, as well as the military community they love, by donating 5% of sales to organizations that support military service members and their families.
Visit CharliemadisonOriginals.com to find your favorite everyday reminder or gift one to a special gal in your life!
SWORD & PLOUGH
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.
At Westhouse, we belive that living the military life doesn’t have to mean sacrificing style.
From handmade signs to gifts and apparel, we aim to help make your house feel like home and to take the guesswork out of gift giving.
Bottle Breacher became an overnight phenomenon after founders, former Navy SEAL, Eli Crane, and his wife, Jen, successfully brought the Shark Tank their sole product of the recycled, authentic, decommissioned .50 caliber Bottle Breacher, manufactured in a one-car garage.
Today, they feature an ever-expanding product line of the best handcrafted, personalized man-gifts, groomsman gifts, and corporate/promotional products on the market.
Bottle Breacher’s mantra is built on their Made in the USA promise driven by the belief that it is their duty to serve those who serve us.
GRAPHICS WITHOUT BORDERS
Graphics Without Borders is the company of military spouse Matt Hood and specializes in creating unique works of art that fit perfectly anywhere in your home or office.
You can order prints and even have them framed and shipped directly to your home. Or contact Matt and custom order a piece that’s perfect for you.