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15 Christmas Gift Ideas for Families

Creating a thoughtful and diverse holiday gift guide for the family can help ensure that there’s something special for everyone. Choosing a Christmas gift for every family members can be a delightful way to spread holiday cheer and cater to shared experiences. Here is a versatile Christmas guide with various gift ideas for different interests and preferences for each family members include mom, dad, the kids and pets!

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Christmas Gift Ideas for Families

The holiday season often comes with the challenge of finding the perfect gift for friends and family. These Christmas gift ideas provide inspiration for a wide range of interests and preferences, helping you discover unique and thoughtful presents.

1. Large Utility Tote By Thirty One (CDN)

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One of the most popular items at Thirty One is the Large Utility Tote! It a practical Christmas gift idea you can give to family and friends. It makes a great carrying bag, sports equipment bag, road trip bag, holiday bag or reusable grocery bag. Capable of holding heavy loads, this big tote also makes the perfect storage bin or closet organizer for just about anything around the house, including toys, books, blankets, laundry, tools, seasonal clothing or shoes, holiday decorations, car care items and more. Wire support around the top allows it to keep its shape and stand up when in use but collapse down for easy storage when not in use.

Regular Price: $53

(Customer Special: $26.50 with an order $60+)

2. Personalized Dinosaur Wall Decor by Pretty Little Resins (CDN/US)

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Another Christmas gift idea is this Dinosaur Wall Decor for your kid’s bedroom. It is hand poured from resin and can be customized with the colours you like. Want to really personalize it? Names and/or dates can even be added! These cuties are approx. 14.5 inches from head to tail and come with hardware for hanging attached.

They are $15 each plus $10 shipping OR if you live in Ottawa, they offer FREE pickup and delivery!

3. QUADRA 4-in-1 Lash Product by Younique (CDN)

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QUADRA 4-in-1 Lash Product Serum by Younique grows your lashes so long you’ll be dragging them on the floor… joking. Sorta… Primer – keeps the lashes smooth, clump free and no crumbling throughout the day. Mascara – instantly lengthens your lashes toward the sky… Tubing – wraps each lash locking in the growth serum, and making removal a breeze. Say LASHES for info on how to get your hands on it!

The retail price is $67.

4. My Bedtime Song, by Meghan Cook (CDN)

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The soothing words of this lullaby, like a mother’s hug, will comfort you as you enter the land of sweet dreams! An Ottawa locally-printed inclusive children’s lullaby book, My Bedtime Song, illustrated by the author’s young daughters, encompasses the pure joy of family togetherness. With a large easy-to-read font, bright colours, simple images, and durable gloss pages, this book is a perfect holiday gift for any early reader’s library!

Ottawa Mommy Club special price – $20 (no tax!) for a signed copy, and receive a Free colouring page!

5. Personalized Christmas Ornaments by Cut Out Design Studio (CDN/US)


Ottawa’s Cut Out Design Studio offers Personalized Christmas Ornaments as a Christmas gift idea! They are charming and festive decorations that captures the warmth and joy of the holiday season, in a warm cup of hot chocolate or a majestic Christmas tree.

Starting from $16.95 each.

6. Christmas Shaped Dog Treats by Pawsome Delights (CDN/US)

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Your dog also deserves a Christmas gift under the tree! Pawsome Delights oven-baked treats are handcrafted in small batches, baked-to-order personally for you and your dog! They offer all-natural dog treats that are not only tasty but are filled with health benefits. All of our treats are human-grade and made with fresh whole ingredients.

Try these all new red and green peanut butter pumpkin Christmas themed biscuits. Make your pups gift extra special by adding their name to their treat bag.

Price is $9.99 for 110 grams or $13.99 for 200 grams bag.

7. Spaghetti Dispenser by Tupperware (CDN)


The Spaghetti Dispenser by Tupperware keeps your noodles fresh and makes a great Christmas gift idea to which you can add recipe ingredients to and attach the recipe.

The specially designed removable insert in our Spaghetti Dispenser allows for easy pouring & measuring & the airtight, moisture-proof, bug-proof seal keeps food fresh & safe. The Spaghetti Dispenser also makes an attractive dispenser for breadsticks, licorice, tall candy canes, pourable ingredients & so much more!

The Spaghetti Dispenser is $16.

8. Extraordinary Trio by Epicure (CDN/US)

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The Extraordinary trio is three versatile best-selling blends that you can use as a seasoning or make dips. Make Extraordinary Cheese Dip™ or use to enhance your soups, salads, and mashed potatoes. Each jar makes 8 cups of prepared dip. The perfect holiday gift for the foodie in your family!

The trio is $29.50.

9. Whipped 3 in 1 by One Earth (CDN/US)

Are you looking for a natural, plant based, paraben, gluten and sls free skin product to gift this Christmas?

This Whipped 3 in 1 is a fluffy and dreamy whipped soap will have you feeling festive with our super popular essential oil blends! Our 3-in-1 formula is a delectable treat for your skin, combining whipped soap, Argan oil, and sugar-based scrub to exfoliate, moisturize and feed your dry skin.

Simply apply a small amount to your body or face, gently rub and rinse. Available in Mango Papaya, Salted Caramel, Pumpkin Pie and Vanilla Lace.

It sells for $25.

10. EnviroCloth and Cleaning Paste By Norwex (CDN)


Did you know that you can clean your entire home with the EnviroCloth and WATER? The microfiber removes up to 99% of bacteria. Norwex trademark called BacLock (microsilver) inhibits the growth of bacteria, mold and fungus (they won’t get stinky!!!) The EnviroCloth is your workhorse clean everything cloth, for all the messes life throws at you!


Norwex Cleaning Paste AKA “elbow grease in a jar”—is perfect for those more stubborn jobs. One jar, hundreds of uses to tackle tough grime! I found this best to work on my stove top in my home. I was shocked at the power this little paste packs!

Price for both is $65.98.

11. 24 Steeps Exclusive Tea Collection by Sipology (CDN/US)


The 24 Steeps Tea Collection is the ideal holiday gift for any tea lover! This tea collection takes you and your loved ones on a journey of flavour exploration and relaxation throughout the holiday season.

  • Daily Moments of Delight: with 24 unique blends, each day becomes a mini celebration of taste and time for you. Each tin makes at least 2 cups of tea and many you can RESTEEP! 
  • Variety for Every Palate: From classic black teas and green teas to exotic fruit infusions and aromatic herbal blends, there’s something for everyone to savor and enjoy.
  • A Cozy Escape: there’s something so comforting about a warm cuppa tea right? Lessen the hustle and bustle of the holiday season.
  • Share the Joy: It’s invitation to share special moments with friends and family. 

The price is $72 for the collection.

12. Locket and Charms by Origami Owl (CDN/US)

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Each piece of Origami Owl Jewelry is thoughtfully designed and created to mix and match, and to capture every story and style for everyone on your Christmas gift list. Build a customized look with a locket by adding your favourite charms for yourself or as a gift to spread love and kindness this holiday season!

Price starts from $40 and up.

13. Men’s Everactive Pants by Zyia Active (CDN/US)

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This is a great Christmas gift idea for men this holiday season! The Men’s Everactive pants by Zyia Active are so comfortable (sinfully soft fabric, infinite stretch, no hardware) without looking like a leisure attire. These pants include two large front pockets, and a zippered wallet pocket in back. Available in three different colours in 28″ and 30″ lengths!

Price is $98.00.

14. Neora Proluxe Hair Mask (CDN)

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If you’re looking to purchase a hair mask as Christmas gift, the Neora’s Proluxe Hair Mask boost the health of your hair and erase signs of daily damage. Revitalize the hair with this intensive, once a week treatment. It’s colour-safe and also works to improve colour retention of natural colour. The professional grade formula penetrates into the hair shaft. Perfect for every member of the family, even for repairing your kid’s hair after pool time! Clean formula, vegan, gluten-free, cruelty free, paraben free, phthalate-free, propylene glycol-free, dermatologist tested too!

Price is $62.

15. CMYK LIMITLESS Vegan Lipsticks (CDN/US)

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A new CMYK lineup of vegan long-lasting lipsticks in a clean, creamy, plush formula that delivers instant deep colour!

Now you can get these 7 wearable shades complementing a wide range of skin tones, 100% clean lipsticks for deep colour, giving you a soft and creamy plush finish.

• CAMEO: a pale blush-beige

• INCOGNITO: a warm nude with subtle hints of peach-pink and brown. Truly your lips but better.

• POM POM: a vivid pink with a touch of intensity in a traditionally feminine hue

• CLAIRET: a demure rose

• ROSEWOOD: a rosy brown with earthy undertones

• SCARLET: a true red

• WINEBERRY: a reddish burgundyPackaged in a chic magnetic magenta case, these lipsticks really stand out!

Price is $28 US/ 37 CDN.

In Conclusion

Remember to consider the individual preferences and likes of each family member to make the Christmas gifts more personalized and meaningful. While gift-giving is a common practice, it’s important to note that the thought and sentiment behind the gift often hold more significance than the monetary value. Ultimately, Christmas gifts serve as a way for families and friends to connect, celebrate, and share joy with those they care about!

Happy holidays!

Lyne Proulx
Lyne Proulxhttps://ottawamommyclub.ca/
Lyne Proulx is a Certified WEBB Bodywork Pet Practitioner, Certified Infant Massage Instructor (CIMI), Certified Professional Wedding Consultant, and an Event Planner. She loves all things Disney and is an avid teaholic and chocoholic. She coordinated the Annual Infant Information Day/Early Years Expo for the City of Ottawa for 8 years. She was the Queen B of the BConnected Conference, Canada's Digital Influencer and social media Conference in Ottawa and Toronto. She was also the co-chair of the Navan for Kraft Hockeyville 2009-2011 committee that organized five community events within 6 months, and helped Navan reach the top 10 finalists in Canada. In April 2011, she received the City of Ottawa Mayor's City Builder Award.

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