Amazon Holiday Gift Ideas: 2018 Edition

Because I know how stressful Holiday Shopping can be, I decided to put together a 2018 Holiday Gift Guide for all of my fellow Smother Mother readers out there.

Whether you’re shopping for your mama, your daddy, your husband, or an Uncle Larry, I’ve got plenty of ideas to help you seal in one of their favorite gifts of the season!

Bonus points: Since Amazon Prime offers FREE SHIPPING, and 90% of my readers are a Prime Member, I’ve hand picked all of my gifts from Amazon. With just a click of a button, your gifts can be at your doorstep in 2 days, for free.

You will find the gift guide broken up into several sections including:

  • Unisex Gifts
  • Gifts For Her
  • Gifts For Him
  • Gifts For Kids
  • Gifts Under $20
    • Books

Unisex Gifts

Let’s start the guide off with gifts that would be perfect for any gender. Here are some of my favorite steals for the season.

iRobot Roomba 690

Splurge alert: The iRobot Roomba 690 Robot Vacuum with Wi-Fi Connectivity, Works with Alexa and picks up food, pet hair, etc. Good on carpet and wood.

Nespresso Vertuo Coffee and Espresso Machine Bundle with Aeroccino Milk Frother by Breville, Chrome 

Have the ability to create barista grade brewed single serve coffee or espresso cups at the touch of a single button. The single touch button mechanism delivers the best in-cup result for whatever style coffee or espresso drink you choose.

JESE Air Fryer, Multifunctional Air Cooker with Recipe Book, 1300W 3.5Qt Hot Air Fryer with Stainless Steel Frying Basket, Smart Time and Temperature Control

Did someone say healthier fried food? The ESE Air Fryer uses 360° rapid and dynamic air flow technology instead of oil to reduce added calories by 70-80%, without sacrificing the delicious deep-fried taste you crave.

Instant Pot LUX60V3 V3 6 Qt 6-in-1 Multi-Use Programmable Pressure Cooker, Slow Cooker, Rice Cooker, Sauté, Steamer, and Warmer

The Instant Pot Lux 6 qt multi-cooker, combines 6 kitchen appliances in 1, Pressure Cooker, Slow Cooker, Rice Cooker, Sauté, Steamer, and Warmer, prepares dishes up to 70% faster to support your busy lifestyle

Sorbus Hammock Chair

265 Pound Capacity, Perfect for Indoor/Outdoor Home, Patio, Deck, Yard and more.

Beats Studio3

Splurge alert- but these wireless over the ear headphones in shadow gray are bomb!

USAopoly Trivial Pursuit World of Harry Potter Ultimate Edition

Gifts For Her

MVMT Watch

I can personally attest that MVMT is one of my favorite brands for watches. I have a a few of them in every color. Great gift for her.

Rustic Wooden Wall Mount Jewelry Organizer

Organizes earrings, necklaces, bracelets and accessories to keep your jewelry tangle-free!

Felt Letter Board 10×10

Perfect sign for kids chore list or or baby announcement or special events or tracking milestones along the way, sharing funny quotes, leaving inspirational messages for your family!

Marc Jacobs Daisy

My go-to perfume- it’s my all-time favorite.



Gifts For Him

MVMT Classic Watches

Fire TV Cube

Fire TV Cube is the first hands-free streaming media player with Alexa. From across the room, just ask Alexa to turn on the TV, dim the lights, and play what you want to watch.

Outdoor Fire Pit 

Sunnydaze Large Crossweave Outdoor Fire Pit with Spark Screen and Poker, Wood Burning Patio Firepit Bowl, 36 Inch, Black

Genuine Leather Travel Toiletry Bag

This inexpensive stylish & luxurious leather toiletry bag is the perfect gift for that guy in your life.

ELEPOWSTAR Night Light Bluetooth Speaker,Touch Sensor Bedside Table Lamp

Multifunctional: Smart touch LED mood lamp, Bluetooth speaker, wireless music player, hands-free speakerphone.This bluetooth speaker light is a top gifts for teens.

Azzaro Wanted Eau de

This stuff smells amazing, I bought it for my husband on a limb and he LOVED it too!


Gifts for Kids

Fire 7 Kids Edition Tablet

This tablet comes with a 1 year of Amazon FreeTime Unlimited, and a Kid-Proof Case, versus items purchased separately ─ plus a 2-year worry-free guarantee.

Bluetooth Karaoke Microphone

This would be a great White Elephant, too!

Polaroid Snap Instant Digital Camera

The Polaroid Snap instant digital camera captures all the fun and spontaneity of the legacy Polaroid instant camera in an easy, compact package.

Magnetic Doodle Board

I totally remember this gift when I was a child and how happy it made me to erase my drawings.

PlayMonster Patch 5 Second Rule Game

Players get tongue-tied, funny answers come flying out and laughter is sure to follow in this fast-paced party game

VTech Go! Go! Smart Wheels 3-in-1 Launch and Play Raceway

VTech Care for Me Learning Carrier

Gifts Under $20


Offers a secure grip so you can text with one hand, snap better photos, and stop phone drops

Bath Bombs Gift Set

Add a fascinating, colorful fizz to your bath water that makes bath time fun

Nature’s Blossom Bonsai Garden Seed Starter Kit

Easily Grow 4 Types of Miniature Trees Indoors: A Complete Gardening Set Organic Seeds, Soil, Planting Pots, Plant Labels & Growing Guide. Unique Gift

YETI Rambler 

Stainless Steel Vacuum Insulated Tumbler with Lid

Oil Diffuser

400ml Aromatherapy Diffuser Ultrasonic Cool Mist Humidifier, Auto Shut-Off, 4 Timer Settings,7 Color LED Lights Changing for Office Home Baby 

Bonus Gifts: Books

Girl, Wash Your Face

Stop Believing the Lies About Who You Are so You Can Become Who You Were Meant to Be

A Simple Favor: A Novel

“An intense, captivating, and astonishing thriller ending in an unforeseen and surprise ending; the premise: Be careful who you trust.” (New York Journal of Books)

Rich Dad Poor Dad

What the Rich Teach Their Kids About Money That the Poor and Middle Class Do Not!

Kevin Hart: I Can’t Make This Up: Life Lessons

“Hilarious but also heartfelt.” (Elle Magazine)- I bought this for my husband for Father’s Day and actually read it myself and LOVED it!


Disclaimer: As an Amazon Associate, if you purchase any of the items I mention in this post, I may earn a small commission. (No extra cost to you!) I do this to help monetize my passion for blogging. Please note that I ONLY recommend items that I genuinely believe in and/or have personally used and LOVED myself. 



Author: Smother Mother Kate

Katelyn isn't a regular mom. She's a cool mom and creator of The Smother Mother.

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