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Gift Ideas 2024 🎁

Updated: Jan 7





Hey, you! 😊


It's almost the New Year which means that, among other things, my husband, my daughter, and I will be preparing our wishlist for 2024. As a person with control issues, I'm not a fan of surprises. Haha. And as we get older, the Husband and I don't really like accumulating things we don't need or want at home anymore so the idea of making a wishlist seemed like a good one when I mentioned it a few years ago. Moreover, the Husband prefers it that way too because he's not the best gift giver. Sorry honey! 🤭 Actually, he does give nice gifts, but he gives gifts he likes and not gifts he thinks the receiver will like. So with the wishlist, he knows exactly what I like. Haha.


Anyways ...


These are both gifts we have given and gifts that we're given to us.





I love this brand and through the years I have owned a few of their bags. Although this one is small, it's easy to store everything you need. It is both practical and attractive! 👍




3 Leaves Bookmarks : https://amzn.to/48gp1hp


These are really pretty! I kept one for me, one for a close friend, and the third for my sister. 🥰




Shooting Game : https://amzn.to/3RHUnGv


My 6-year old little nephew loved this toy! Surprisingly (not surprisingly), so did the men in the family! 😆





A classic - this never gets old! 👌




LED Flashlight Gloves : https://amzn.to/3RLlQah


I thought this would be a cool and practical gift for my nephew who is always working on DIY projects at home and at the farm. I haven't had a feedback from him yet, but he was pretty excited when he opened his gift! 🤟




Playdoh Ice Cream Truck : https://amzn.to/41ZDsEp


I have wanted to buy this gift for my little niece ever since I saw it the first time! She was too young last year, but now that she's 3, I thought it would right for her. I wasn't wrong. She has a lot of fun creating ice cream of all shapes and colors and then "selling" them. 🍨





Marmiton 100% Chocolate Recipe Book : https://amzn.to/47gWDdz


This was part of a gift basket I got a friend. She loves baking and most importantly, chocolate (like me!). So I thought a nice little gift basket with baking essentials and a 100% chocolate cookbook would be perfect for her. 🍪





Tabasco Hot Sauce Set : https://amzn.to/4aIS2UE


I saw this and I immediately thought of a friend of mine who loves hot sauce. I once gave him a bottle of Korean hot sauce which was just too spicy for me and he loved it. I hope he likes this too. Obviously I've tried the original one, Pepper Sauce, and I love it. I've also tried the Green Pepper Sauce and I liked it too. But I'm so curious about the Scorpion Sauce! Maybe I should get this for me too. 🌶





Les Gens Heureux Lisent et Boivent du Café : https://amzn.to/48DiHjJ


One year, my new year resolution was to read one French book per month and I remember looking for this author because I had heard a lot about her. I loved this book and read a few more of her books. I think I might even have written a book review here. Lemme check. Oh yeah I did - here it is: click here. By the way, I gave this to my sister and two other books and a bookmark.





La vie est facile, ne t'inquiète pas : https://amzn.to/3RRDyJA


This was the second book I got my sister and the sequel of the book I posted before this one.





Frozen Elsa Styling Head : https://amzn.to/3NPCWCQ


There's not a little girl I know who doesn't like Frozen and Hair Styling so this is always a big hit! 🤩




Bento Lunch Box : https://amzn.to/3H9Kf4o


This isn't a gift - I actually bought this for my daughter when she asked if she could bring food to school. But, if I had a friend who brings a lunch box to work, I would probably give her a cute and practical bento like this one for sure. 😊





Harmony by Whitney Hanson : https://amzn.to/3TSNLrs


A collection of beautiful poems to find peace for a beautiful person ❤️





I feel like this was THE gift of Christmas 2023. A lot of people I know received this and I've given this to a few people - that's how good the scent smells! Givré translates to frosted and that's exactly what I thought when I first smelled it. Frosted Lychée!





Geneva by Richard Armitage : https://amzn.to/3RN2CBk


I got this from a friend and I couldn't be more excited to read it! In fact, I suggested it to my book club group. Fingers crossed it might be our April book. I love the actor, so I have high hopes, although I know it's not good to overexpect!






Puzzles are always a good idea. So when I saw this, I thought of my brother-in-law. Not only is it made locally, it's a puzzle of a local landmark. They also have other interesting choices, but I thought he would really love the Citadelle.


 

Anyways, I love looking at Christmas / Gift Lists every year. I always find great ideas and so I hope it does the same for you.


Do you think I should share my wishlist here? 😊


xoxo Elodie



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My grands will love the ice cream truck!

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Elodie A.
Elodie A.
Jan 23
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I'm sure they would! Cos the kids in my family absolutely love it! And still play with it every day.

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