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The Best Gifts for Your Family This Year

A new survey finds holiday shoppers are planning to spend more than $800 on average this season. That’s a lot of gifting for those who were either naughty or nice on your shopping list. Here is my family gift guide to help you navigate the holiday hustle and bustle.

1. Everyone is online looking for steals and deals… and this year they’re definitely out there! As a mom of two boys, I care about what they wear and as a consumer, I care about how the clothing is made. I love Gerber Childrenswear. Their new line, Our Softest Edit, is so buttery soft, and comfy for little ones to sleep or play in. Shoppers can feel confident in its quality. The line is developed in partnership with Livaeco by Birla Cellulose for a more sustainably produced and environmentally-friendly product. The clothing is made from natural eucalyptus blended with Spandex so it’s durable and stretchy enough for the most active toddlers. I also love that everything is under $25. That makes it affordable to add multiple pajamas, rompers, or dresses to your shopping list. Gerber has been trusted by parents for generations. Find out more at

2. This year I’m a big fan of a pop of plaid, lux fabrics, and thoughtful details. J.Jill has the perfect gifts for all the women in your life, including yourself! They have styles for every moment with high-quality fabrics and details that make the difference. In addition to the versatile selection of items, they have a variety of sizing, XS – 4X online and XS – 2X in-store. Something else that makes this brand special—they make it easy to give back for the holidays with their snowflake printed scarf. It’s part of the J.Jill Compassion Fund, where 100% of the net proceeds will be donated to organizations that support and empower women. Visit your local J.Jill store or to find your favorite pieces from the holiday collection for yourself or anyone on your list!

3. I love family time, and it’s so easy to find your cozy and charming moments inside and outdoors this holiday season with Bedsure’s Wearable Blanket Hoodies. My kids and husband love them, especially since there are family sets so we can match. They come in a range of sizes and a variety of colors and patterns. These hooded blankets feature super-soft sherpa fleece and pockets to keep you and your family snuggly and warm. And these blanket hoodies are perfect to use while working from home or outside on a walk. Check out Bedsure’s store on Amazon and for those looking for a deal—you get up to 15% off for shopping and gifting for a limited time.

4. The closer we get to the holidays, the more people are out there shopping.

However, buying gifts for your loved ones doesn’t have to break the bank this holiday season!

If you’re looking for flexibility, PayPal Pay Later lets you spread out payments over time to better suit your budget.

It provides options to break purchases into four payments every two weeks or monthly payments for larger purchases.

I really like this approach, because it helps me balance out my spending over time and doesn’t stress me out.

Now we can surprise loved ones with the best gifts this holiday season.

Check out with PayPal Pay Later and select the option that suits you best to pay for your family’s special gifts this year.


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