Best Christmas Gift Ideas

By Gardner Realtors | November 29, 2018

Like it or not, shopping season is here. We don’t think you need to go all over the region or all over the web to knock out your list this year. For Christmas 2018, let’s shop locally. And for everything else, there’s Amazon, of course. Three syllables. Millions of gifts. World domination. Okay, all jokes aside, if you need inspiration for your whole gift list check out our list below.






⋅ Saints Tickets

We don’t want to jinx it, so we won’t fully put it in words here. BUT IN CASE our beloved Saints are playing games well into January, we’ve got the end-all-be-all gift of 2018. SHOP HERE


⋅ Home Malone

This artsy gift shop exclusively carries work made in the Deep South. They have tons of options, but luckily, they’ve got curated lists ready made like stocking stuffer guides. SHOP HERE


⋅ krewe

Made right here in New Orleans, this small batch eyewear brand has really taken off in the past few years. Try their sun or optical collections and make this season BRIGHT! SHOP HERE


⋅ Fleurty Girl

This shop simply has everything New Orleans. It’s most famous for its t-shirts, but there are accessories like jewelry, hats, umbrellas and items for your house. SHOP HERE


⋅ tasc Performance

Like krewe, tasc is blowing up on the retail scene. All of their products are made from bamboo. This makes for a breathable, extremely comfortable fabric for all things from undies and socks to outerwear and t-shirts. SHOP HERE



* The rest of the items below can be found on Amazon!



Get your kids' presents from our Amazon Christmas Gifts Guide!

⋅ L.O.L. Surprise! Glam Glitter Series Doll with 7 Surprises

The surprises are plentiful inside with seven different, surprises for the doll. Your child can bathe the doll for interactive fun and carry the ball around as a purse between play dates! SHOP HERE


⋅ LEGO Harry Potter Hogwarts Great Hall Building Kit

Expecto Patronum! With a new Fantastic Beasts movie in theaters, Harry Potter fever is back. With house banners, movable spiral staircase, potions room, treasure room, and magic items, your kids can build the magic. SHOP HERE



Get the techie in your family a present from our Amazon Christmas Gifts Guide!

⋅ Amazon Echo 2nd Generation

You’ve probably seen the fun with Amazon echos, but if you haven’t, connectivity is the word. The new Echo connects to Alexa to play music, make calls, set music alarms and timers, ask questions, control smart home devices, and more all at the sound of your voice! SHOP HERE


⋅ Amazon Fire TV Stick

Like the Echo, the Fire TV Stick connects all things TV and has Alexa capabilities. You’ll have tens of thousands of channels, apps (Netflix, Hulu, Prime Video, HBO, SHOWTIME, ESPN, NBC, etc.) and access to more than half a million movies and TV episodes. SHOP HERE






Get the homebody in your family a present from our Amazon Christmas Gifts Guide!

⋅ Ring Video Doorbell 2

Keeping the Alexa theme going, Ring will send alerts to your Echo devices as well as your phone, tablet or PC when your doorbell is pressed or motion is detected. You can then talk to the person outside ensuring safety and convenience. SHOP HERE


⋅ Hamilton Beach 35050 Digital Air Fryer

It’s no secret that here in the South, we love fried food. This digital air fryer gives you the perfect fried texture quickly with little to no oil. SHOP HERE



Get the health nut in your family a present from our Amazon Christmas Gifts Guide!

⋅ Fit Bit

Today’s fitness is all about baseline tracking. You can track things like heart rate and calories burned while using different sport modes like running, biking, swimming, yoga, circuit training and more. SHOP HERE


⋅ 23andMe DNA Test – Health + Ancestry Personal Genetic Service

Ok, so it’s not your traditional health & fitness gift idea, but hear me out! We’re betting the health nut in your family would love to know more about their physical make up. Let them find out their ancestral roots PLUS get more than 85 DNA-based online reports on Genetic Health Risks, Carrier Status, Wellness & Traits with just one test! SHOP HERE



⋅ Furbo Dog Camera

This is not your average video monitor. Not only can you check in on your furry friend no matter where you are, but you can also TOSS a treat to your dog from an app on your phone. It’s incredible. SHOP HERE


⋅ Friends Forever Interactive Cat Laser Toy

This toy keeps your cat engaged and gives them a healthy, fun way to exercise and play! SHOP HERE



BONUS: Since it’s the giving season, check out Amazon’s Gifts That Give Back!



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