Miami Moms Blog is excited to share our 2019 Favorite Things Gift Guide with you — just in time for the holidays! We have great gift ideas for kids, moms, travelers, foodies, and even those who are hard to shop for! You might even find a few things for yourself, be sure to tell Santa!
Sit back, relax, and enjoy shopping from the comfort of your own home.
We’ve been working to curate a truly special group of favorites—and almost every single one of them is made in or from Miami! We’re excited to share the lineup with you. Check out #mmbfavoritethings on Instagram and add it to your images and tag us if you visit or order from one of our partners.
Stay tuned for our 12 Days of Giveaways and your chance to win ALL of our Favorite Things!
2019 Favorite Things Gift Guide
Bloomwolf Studio’s 8″x10″ Miami Art Deco Print was inspired by the beautiful art deco buildings found throughout Miami and along Miami Beach, and the tropical vibes the city is known for. It features a gorgeous art deco building on a pink background and “Miami” in Bloomwolf Studio’s distinct hand-lettering. This print retails for $20 and is the perfect gift for anyone on your list.
Bloomwolf Studio is an illustration & design studio that creates the cutest greeting cards, stickers, city art prints, and gifts. They aim to provide high quality, environmentally friendly products that are cheerful, colorful, and help you share meaningful moments with those you love.
My Tea Bar
Our favorite thing in the store is our gift set! It is a wonderful box that comes with one of our exclusive blends (you can pick) the smart infuser and timer. It is all what you need in one set! This gift is only $45.
“My Tea Bar, a place with purpose” is a mom-daughter business dedicated to offering high quality teas and herbals from multiple places around the world. Loose leaf drinks and nutritious bites make My Tea Bar a unique spot where you can feed your body, your soul, and your heart. The store is located in The Falls Miami.
My Tea Bar creates tea tasting experiences every month and catering services are also available. My Tea Bar creates amazing tea bars and tea parties for all kind of events.
emme is a jewelry brand dedicated to bringing joy and empowerment to moms. emme celebrates mothers and their role as caregivers of the future of the world. Every piece of jewelry from emme is designed to make moms feel and look beautiful.
Biscayners is a Miami-based sunglasses and lifestyle brand that celebrates the simplicity of Island Life, the excitement of traveling and exploring with loved ones, and the privilege of giving back to those in need. After all, we’re all in this together and we are the ocean.
Coco La Vie Home Fragrance + Apothecary (Massage Candles)
Coco La Vie Massage Candles are hand poured in Miami, Florida. Our candles are made using an all natural, proprietary + exclusive coconut wax blend. Each is packaged in a beautiful gift box, including a signature lid, which makes for the perfect gift. The best part is that the candles double as a massage oil or moisturizer, while enjoying the aromatherapy. As the coconut wax melts, use the warm oil to moisturize your cuticles, elbows and heals or enjoy as a warm massage oil. It’s all about the coconut oil at Coco La Vie!
Coco La Vie Home Fragrance + Apothecary’s mission is to incorporate the goodness of coconut oil into a complete collection of luxurious bath + body products, while making the same decadent scents available in an array of home fragrance products and our insanely indulgent (exclusive coconut wax blend) massage candle.
Gryph & IvyRose
Seal the Deal Moisturizing Balm is a superior, all-ages solution to alleviate dry skin and eczema symptoms. The formulation includes organic and sustainably sourced herbal ingredients and is gently mixed and meticulously steeped for 30 days, including hot and cold processing allowing oils to break down botanicals slowly and naturally. Ingredients include Turmeric, Shrubby Sophora, Licorice, and Organic Beeswax. It is free of phthalates, sulfates, parabens, and synthetic fragrance and is wrapped with eco-friendly mineral paper labels.
Founded by three parents, supermodel Karolina Kurkova, beauty expert Rachel Finger and herbalist Orion Nevel; Gryph & IvyRose is a collection of high performance herbal and immune-supporting products for children and parents, crafted to develop healthy rituals for a beautiful childhood. Born out of a desire to supply their own children with clean and safe products, the Gryph & IvyRose line supports a healthy body both inside and out with quality ingredients of herbal blends steeped in the thousands of years of traditional Chinese medicine and the attentive care of a pediatrician. For more information, please visit: www.gryphandivyrose.com
Our Keychain is not only our bestseller, but also our favorite as well! Keys can so easily get overwhelming with house, mailbox, and office keys. They also can be so hard to find! We treat ourselves to fun jewelry, so why shouldn’t we upgrade our keys as well! Made out of polymer clay, these keychains are durable and withstand the test of time. Each one is uniquely made, and no two look the exact same.
The Naturalist exists to create unique polymer clay jewelry and accessory pieces. Started by two roommates in their senior year of college, Nikki now runs and owns The Naturalist. Over the last couple years, she has had the privilege and honor of getting to use this business as a way to connect with other creatives, and even more importantly, employ local low income high school girls. Through their time working together, Nikki taught them not only how to create polymer clay products, but the dignity that comes from their work.
Zaytouna Spice Set $25.00
3 Delicious Spices:
Zaatar, a delicious Middle Eastern spice blend that combines Thyme, Sumac, and Sesame Seeds, a great blend of spices with unique flavors.
Sumac. A versatile spice with a tangy lemony flavor. Used in everything from dry rubs, marinades, and dressing. But its best use is sprinkled over food before serving.
7 Spices. The mixture of finely ground spices is often used to season lamb, fish, chicken, beef, and soups and may be used as a condiment.
Zaytouna was founded on a single gesture of gratitude. It is a conscious driven enterprise whose mission is to help women from Syria resettle in South Florida by creating permanent gainful employment for them by catering and producing delicious packaged foods from the Middle East.
We simply believe that food can bridge the cultural divides that separate us.
SuperPowers of the Family Kitchen is the latest publishing of Adita Yrizarry-Lang.
It offers the best tips and tricks for feeding the pickiest of eaters.
You will gain recipes and tactics to make the family kitchen the center of health.
Motherhood has so many challenges but feeding our family for success should not be one of them. You are growing an adult from scratch and every bite will count towards growth and development, immune support, mental clarity, and focus. Adita has written this book and designed the Nutritional Brilliance program to give you all the information you need to easily feed your family for success.
Teal Trunk Silicone Scrubber
DISCOVER YOUR FAVORITE USE
A MULTIPURPOSE NON-ABRASIVE Scrubber used for MULTIPLE Household CLEANING Projects. Clean your VEGETABLES and FRUITS. Use it for your BATHROOM SINK and TUB cleaning. Your MAKEUP or PAINT BRUSHES and ARTS & CRAFTS supplies. Since Silicone doesn’t absorb it WON’T STAIN. Use it to work in Fabric stain remover and PRE-TREAT Fabric stains. Great for travel as they are MILDEW AND ODOR RESISTANT leave them in your CAMPER, RV or BOAT. Use it to clean your HANDBAGS, LUGGAGE and your kiddos LUNCH BOXES.
“I could not take another day not knowing what my stinky sponge was used on last! Reaching into the sink…. Picking up a wet sponge, unsure of what it was used on: meat or possibly the floor! There had to be a solution! After researching I saw I wasn’t alone. I went to work on creating something that consumers like myself could love.” – Kara Wilk, Teal Trunk Inventor
Teal Trunk Silicone Scrubber is made of FDA approved silicone which is reusable creating less waste. It is resistant to odors, stain, bacteria and mildew. Multiple uses: Go Discover your Favorite Use and Share with us!
A visual tour of Miami’s colorful past, present and its critical preservation as seen through the eyes of one family’s explorations. 52 Page, perfect bound book. Designed to be a timeless keepsake as much as it is an educational and engaging coloring book for all ages and covers subjects such as The Seminole, Julia Tuttle, The Fairchilds and their botanical adventures, Little Haiti, Athalie Range, Marjory Stoneman Douglas & The Everglades, the infamous Florida Keys Wreckers and Stiltsville. The Miami Coloring Book offers a glimpse into often unseen or overlooked parts of our city and its story. Retails for $14
Selah Skin Studio
Rose Quartz Gua Sha Travel Set ($32): There she GLOWS! Use the Selah Radiance Brightening Serum for radiant and healthy skin. This serum’s blend of beautifying oils includes Carrot Seed Oil which is packed with Vitamin A! Pair it together with the Rose Quartz Gua Sha Stone to stimulate your facial lymphatic drainage system to remove of any toxins sitting underneath your skin. Did we mention that this little, but powerful tool can also be used to sculpt and lift your face and neck area as well as bring down inflammation? This power couple is one you’ll always want to have in your skincare arsenal.
The mother-daughter duo at Selah Skin Studio have proven that skincare was meant to be clean, simple + effective. As mommas, they know parts of life can be chaotic and complicated, which is why they’re set on making one area of our lives all the more simple (and enjoyable). Their Miami Lakes based Studio is a haven for mommas to retreat for specialty natural facial and body treatments, while their online store offers their entire line of all-natural, food-grade skin care products are made to nourish both, your skin + your soul.
We are a brand focused on women empowering women. Through our brand we support the Orlando Health foundation for women and babies in NICU. Our brand designs and apparel are handcrafted and our podcast is a place to encourage women in their motherhood journey with real life stories, a good laugh and always a judgment free zone.
Gift Wrap My Face
Elfie Dance™ Augmented Reality Gift Wrap.
More than a gift wrap, it’s an experience! Download our Augmented Reality app from the App store, search Gift Wrap My Face and see your elves come to life doing their best version of the floss!
This wrapping paper comes with free gift tags that direct the receiver to download the app.
Starts at $19.99
GIFT WRAP AND PARTIES STARRING YOUR FACE™ The best-selling personalized gift wrapping paper and custom parties with your face, your pets’, or the people you love.
AVIATE is a company that was founded in Birmingham, AL and is still headquartered in the heart of the city! For millions of travelers, the three-letter airport codes assigned to major cities instantly evoke the memories of journeys past, the anticipation of adventure ahead, or the satisfaction of heading home once business is done.
Aviate is built on that idea of community. We want all of you to know that your love and expectations of our brand have not gone unnoticed. You are what makes this brand unique. It’s customers like you that have truly allowed Aviate to soar beyond the rest.
Lolo Headbands and Accessories
Lolo Headbands and Accessories includes stylish accessories for girls of all ages. Ranging from fun headbands, to LED Nightlights, we have something for everyone!
You & Me Time Cards
Because today we have more noise and distractions than ever before, our relationships need an extra dose of intentionality in order to thrive. The You & Me Time® Cards are a series of 39 questions crafted to spark meaningful and refreshing conversations between couples and families, creating deeper emotional connection.
These bright and bubbly characters are designed to address baby’s sensory development at every stage, stimulating hand-eye coordination and fine motor skills. All MAM friends are made from 100% natural rubber harvested from our hevea trees, which are grown just for us in Thailand. At our local facility, we expertly and lovingly handcraft this natural rubber into baby’s special MAM friend.
- Produced from natural rubber. Take caution if allergic to latex
- Partly hollow and fun to squeeze
MAM Friends are available at Amazon and buybuyBaby.
MAM combines technological innovation, medical function and contemporary design to develop superior baby care products that support a baby’s development from day one. Since MAM developed its first pacifier in Vienna in 1976, it has evolved to become a global authority on baby care product design and quality. Today MAM products are used by families in over 60 countries and on six continents. To find out more and view MAM’s baby care range of award-winning pacifiers, bottles, cups, teethers, oral care items, coordinating accessories and gift sets visit www.mambaby.com.
Enter to Win our Ultimate Favorite Things Giveaway
We love sharing these Favorite Things with our team and we’re delighted to get to share with you too! Want to win one of each of our favorite things? Leave a comment on this blog post and tell us one of your favorite local Miami businesses AND which of our favorites you would be most excited to receive. Watch the Miami Moms Blog Facebook page and our Instagram next week for a second entry!