Christmas Gift Ideas: 365 of the Best Gifts from $10 to $1000+

Chad Grills
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64 min readDec 18, 2017

This is THE best list of Christmas gift ideas on the entire internet.

I know, I know, that’s a bold claim, and I’ll let you be the judge. So scroll down, and we guarantee you will find at least a handful of gifts that make you say,

“Wow. Now I’ve got something I’m excited about giving.”

Whether you’re looking for bargain gifts, books, tech, toys (for both adults and kids!) or fascinating Holiday and Christmas gift ideas that you didn’t know existed, you’ll find them all below.

For your convenience, this list has no pop-ups, and the gifts are arranged in price from low to high. If you’re looking for gifts and gift ideas to help that special someone get healthier, wealthier, and wiser, you’re in the right place.

This massive Christmas gift guide is brought to you pop-up free by some of our favorite companies, including: Nature Box, Leesa, MVMT, Biostrap, Indochino, Elysium, Ridge, Hint, and Gunnar. A big thanks goes out to them for supporting The Mission, an independent and veteran-owned media company!

Without further ado, The Mission presents… 365 of the best gifts from $10 to $1000+

Under $10

Nature Box

Nature Box offers healthy and delicious snacks. Prices start at just $5 a month with your free trial, and prices for office snacks start at just $12 per employee per month!

Survival and Cross Jump Rope

The lowest-tech cardio workout since jogging. A few minutes a day with this thing and the extra poundage will disappear.

Price: $10

Holiday Desserts

This list of 35 Holiday Dessert recipes has ingredients that can all be purchased for about $10. Every one loves the person that brings great desserts.

Price: $10

Make your own PineCone fire starters!

We’ve recently been using pinecones as a fun firestarter (that also looks super cute sitting in a bag next to the fireplace), and it’s our new favorite holiday festivity.

Price: $10

The MagicFiber Cloth

A portable microfiber cloth that cleans all surfaces and lenses.

Price: $6

LED Lights For Your Drone

DIY LED lights for your drone, airplane, helicopter, RC car etc.

Price: $9.49

Deep pore cleansing mask

This clay makes me feel like the skin is being ripped off my face (or maybe just tightened?!), but in a good way — like it’s actually doing something! Try it out and let us know if you get that same feeling! With 12K+ reviews, something must be great about it!

Price: $8.49

Harry’s Shaving Products

It’s a pain to go to the store every time you need a new razor blade. You know you need to change razors more often, and it can be easy to forget. Harry’s razors are excellent quality razors, they’re affordable, and you can set delivery to make it easy to always have fresh, clean, and sharp disposable razors on hand.

Price: $2/refill blade delivered at your frequency choosing

Apricot body oil

The best source for B17, an alleged “cancer killer”. Lather up!

Price: $8.08

Hallmark channel subscription to watch allll the Christmas movies

Do all the Hallmark Christmas movies have the same plot? Yep!

Am I still going to watch every one until Christmas? Yep!

Price: $4.99/month with 7 day free trial

Hans Solo Trapped In Carbonite Ice Cube Tray

If you’re giving a gift to your most favorite NERD (Never Ending Radical Dude, anyone?), then you really have to step your game up to get him or her something fresh.

Price: $9

An iPhone case that makes you smile

If you have something around you for many hours each day, might as well give it a double duty job of making you smile and being useful.

Price: $8.99

Monument Valley app

Who doesn’t love guiding a silent princess through intense architecture and geometrical puzzles? I don’t own many apps (especially game apps), but this one is an exception.

Price: $3.99

Set Your Intentions for the Day by Meditating with Headspace

Meditation helps you focus on the present, increases your self-awareness, and reduces negative emotions. Take just 10 minutes a day to clear your head and find your focus with a Headspace subscription.

Price: $7.99 per month for annual plan, however currently offering 40% off for the year for new subscribers.

HeroNeo Loose Leaf Tea Infuser — Making Tea Fun

If you’re getting sick of drinking coffee all the time, then perhaps tea holds the answer for you. Gives you something warm to drink, satisfies the fixation to drink something, is a bit healthier for you, and makes you feel good.

But that means you need some new equipment…

Price: $4.99

Slack to Keep Business Communications All in One Place

Give your office (and yourself) the gift of clear communication. Easily keep track of your team and your work with Slack.

Price: Free — $8/ month for standard package

Healthy Fuel for Your Body from HelloFresh

Perfectly portioned, healthy meals direct to your home. It’s like your own personal sous-chef. All the fun of cooking without any of the chopping, shopping and prep work. Another great thing about HelloFresh is that the recipes are perfect to reuse and share with your friends and family.

Price: $3.99/serving for classic plan

Under $25

COOP Spring Slam

Throw frisbees into these pop-up buckets. Play against friends and family.

Price: $22

Sphero Terrain Park

Ramp, roll and ride the rails. With five challenging configurations, the customizable Sphero Terrain Park puts your skills to the ultimate test. Compatible with Ollie, Sphero 2.0, etc.

Price: $20

Naturo Fitness Foam Roller

Do you know someone with stiff muscles? This roller deeply massages the muscles for a fraction of the cost of a professional massage.

Price: $18

Syma RC Helicopter

Before you get them the really nice drone, gift them this cheap RC Helicopter to practice flying.

Price: $20

SKLZ 10-Man Flag Football Deluxe Set W/ Flags and Cones

This gear set includes 10 flag football belts (5 yellow, 5 blue) with 2 Velcro attached flags, 4 goal line cones, flag football rules, and a bag. Grab a football and friends as you take this set to the field.

Price: $20

YETI Rambler Colster

The YETI Colster is like a stainless steel bear hug (or can cooler) for your sodas or longnecks.

Price: $25

Nite Ize LED Frisbee

If you get this for one of your friends or family members, better believe it will get used that same evening. We just ordered one.

Price: $25

Long Beach Music Guitar Fret Stickers

Learn the proper guitar notes with these helpful stickers.

Price: $11

Rory’s Story Cube Complete Set

This is a pocket-sized creative story generator, providing hours of imaginative play for all ages.

Price: $20

Studio Running App

Running on a treadmill doesn’t have to suck. This smartphone app coaches you through your run and provides a killer playlist.

Price: $15 per month or $100 for the whole year

Vitamin D3 Liquid Drops

Recent research has suggested that we may need much more vitamin D than previously thought for optimum immune function and long-term health. Optimal Vitamin D is a pure and potent liquid vitamin D3 supplement in an olive oil base, providing 2000 IU of vitamin D3 as cholecalciferol per drop.

Price: $21

Vitamin B12 Liquid Drops

B12 boosts energy levels in a safe, natural way.

Price: $19

Liquid Iodine Dietary Supplement

These drops absorb into the body fast. They help increase energy levels, improve hair and skin health, and boost memory skills

Price: $19

Class Pass Subscription

If Equinox is out of your price range, we’d recommend Class Pass. Choose from thousands of workouts.

Price: $10 — $12 per class

Carhartt Men’s Workgloves

Do you know someone who loves working with their hands? The hands are the most important tool of all. Protect them with the glove designed to outwork them all.

Price: $20

Skydeere Men’s Winter Gloves

These gloves will keep your hands protected from the cold, even when it’s 20 below!

Price: $12 — $14

Nalgene Water Bottles

A durable water bottle for any situation, and Nalgene is super eco-friendly.

Price: $8 — $25

House of Air Adrenaline Park San Francisco

High-jumping fun for everyone. Remember the joy of jumping on a trampoline? Now imagine a warehouse full of connected trampolines. Endless high-jumping fun for everyone, and it’s a great workout!

Price: About $20 for a one-hour session

Reactions: An Illustrated Exploration of Elements, Molecules, and Change in the Universe by Theodore Gray

Price: $21.61

Bubbly clay mask

Looking for a mask that is a bit more gentle, and fun? Try this one out to see some awesome carbonated bubbling action!

Price: $11.60

SUTRA Superfood Drink Mix

SUTRA Gold boosts the immune System and fights inflammation. Not only does it taste like a smooth chai latte, but it’s filled with antioxidant rich turmeric to keep your mind and body running on all cylinders. Pour SUTRA into hot water or nut milk and gain increased energy, a strengthened immune system, and improved digestion, focus, and retention.

Price: $20

The Animals Among Us: How Pets Make Us Human by John Bradshaw

Price: $17.84

The Revenge of Analog: Real Things and Why They Matter by David Sax

Price: $11.99

Peace of mind with a personal alarm

Not to be downers, but you’ve got to protect yourself. Sometimes an alarm is the best option. ANRUI makes some affordable and effective ones.

Price: $18 for 3-pack

Dead Sea Bath Salts

Dead sea waters consist of over 20 minerals, which is why regular salt baths can help with stress, aches and pains, insomnia, skin problems, and many other ailments. I add a drop of lavender oil to my baths and soak up every moment!

Price: $21

SummitLink Drone Propeller Guards

When we started experimenting with our drones, the first thing to go was the propellers. Stupid tree branches were always getting in the way! Definitely not pilot error. Anyways, these could have been lifesavers had we had them in the beginning.

Price: $15

Van Life: Your Home on the Road by Foster Huntington

Price: $14.03

Get in Your Flow with Spotify

Listening to music or ambient noise while working can increase your productivity and supercharge your focus. Spotify’s premium or family plan offers you unlimited access to millions of songs and pre-made playlists.

Price: Free — $15/month

Moon Northern California Hiking by Tom Stienstra

Price: $14.95

Moon California Camping: The Complete Guide to More Than 1,400 Tent and RV Campgrounds by Tom Stienstra

Price: $16.99

Origin: A Novel by Dan Brown

Price: $13.47

Autonomous: A Novel by Annalee Newitz

Price: $14.61

The Child Finder by Rene Denfeld

Price: $12.99

Star Wars Made Easy: A Beginner’s Guide to a Galaxy Far, Far Away by Christian Blauvelt

Price: $11.55

Signs of Hope: Messages from Subway Therapy by Matthew “Levee” Chavez

A deeply moving and inspiring collection of notes from the most expressive wall in the world.

Price: $15.82

The Book of Dust by Philip Pullman

Price: $11.50

Star Wars BB-8 on the Run Hardcover by Drew Daywalt

Price: $12.24

Click’d by Tamara Ireland Stone

Price: $11.89

The Dam Keeper by Robert Kondo and Dice Tsutsumi

Price: $13.59

LEGO Make Your Own Movie Kit by Klutz

Lights . . . camera . . . action!

Price: $18.81

Blue Ocean Shift: Beyond Competing — Proven Steps to Inspire Confidence and Seize New Growth by W. Chan Kim

Price: $19.04

Discipline Equals Freedom: Field Manual by Jocko Willink


Price: $12.50

WTF?: What’s the Future and Why It’s Up to Us by Tim O’Reilly

Price: $18.38

Look good without logos

Next Level makes great fitting apparel that isn’t covered with logos or designs.

Whether they’re simple t-shirts, hoodies, or long sleeve crew neck shirts, they’ve got you covered. Perfect for those who don’t want to be adorned in logos.

Price: $18–24

Never lose your keys again

The TrackR Pixel offers easy tracking and location for your keys.

You can also set it up to work for your purse, backpack, luggage, or anything else. They’ve got deals on one packs all the way up to eight packs.

Price: $21.19

Write anywhere, and protect yourself if necessary

It’s been a crazy year, and after one of our team members almost got jumped by a gang at a train station, we’re all thinking a bit more about how to protect ourselves. Introducing, the Practical Tactical Pen. It writes anywhere, can break glass if you’re trapped in a car, and you can defend yourself with it if necessary.

Price: $14.99

Peace of mind with a personal alarm

You’ve got to protect yourself and sometimes an alarm is the best option. ANRUI makes some affordable and effective ones.

Price: $17.99 for 2

The best personal defense for your purse

The Vipertek stun gun is another stocking stuffer nice to have on hand for a student, or anyone who has to be out on the town at night.

Price: $23.98

Make Toasty clean again

You know him as The Mission’s mascot, but what you might not know is that we’ve got some dirt on Toasty.

It’s all over our floors! To help make Toasty clean again after his daily trip to the dog park, we recommend these dog paw cleaners.

Give your family the gift of clean pup feet (whoever does the cleaning in their house will thank you later).

Price: $19.09

A travel mug that actually works

What a novel idea. We’ve had countless mugs that spill coffee whenever we try to use them. If you want a cheap mug, that actually works, check out the Contigo Travel Mug.

Price: $19.99

Mushroom coffee will give the drinker energy for days

Ever tried mushroom coffee? I’m guessing your reaction right now is a bit of “well, ummm….that sounds gross..” Well, folks, we are here to say it’s not as crazy as it sounds. The team at Four Sigmatic have unlocked the secret to one of nature’s superfoods. It’s a natural source of energy, immunity, and longevity that’s been studied for centuries. They’ve got different coffees and hot chocolates that are ready to help power you through the Holidays.

Price: $12.02

How to stay alive if you get stuck going over the river and through the woods

Lifestraw. They make accessories for camping or your survival kit that are unbeatable. This Lifestraw can turn 1000+ gallons of nasty river water into drinking water!

Price: $17.99

A Magazine Subscription?!

Yes. We still read print, and sales statistics show print isn’t going anywhere anytime soon. Whether it’s Wired or Popular Mechanics, consider getting someone you love a Christmas gift that pulls them away from digital devices.

Price: $5–25

Yoda 3D Desk Companion

Do. Or do not. There is no try. –Yoda

Those words are easy to read, but hard to live by. Which is why we try to always have a Yoda watching over us at The Mission offices.

Price: $18.78

Rivals for Catan Board Game

There’s nothing more holiday spirit-y than diving into a fun (and sometimes intense, friendship ruining… ) board game with family and friends.

Price: $24.17

Takeya Cold Brew Iced Coffee Maker

Brewing coffee the old fashion way releases acids and removes the good oils in coffee. Eek! If you want to avoid throwing off your body’s delicate balance of acidity and alkalinity (pH levels), give cold brewing a try to make a perfectly delicious cup of joe!

Price: $18.71

Women’s beanie hat that lets you wear a messy bun!

A hat that lets me wear my hair up in my usual messy, rolled-out-of-bed style? Enough said.

Price: $18.99

Lavalier Lapel Microphone for iPhone

For all the aspiring YouTubers out there, check out this inexpensive noise canceling microphone. Hook it up to your phone, and you’re ready to record anywhere!

Price: $22.22

4-Tray Seed Sprouter

Broccoli sprouts contain up to 50x more sulforaphane (cancer fighting antioxidant) than regular broccoli, so why not grow these babies yourself from seeds all year round? And the best part? No soil or skills required!

Price: $17.53

Joking Hazard

Compete to build NSFW comics with your friends. Any game listed as “extremely not-for-kids” has to be a party pleaser!

Price: $25.00

Resistance workout loop bands

Workout bands are my new favorite, oldie-but-goodie workout tool these days. I didn’t realize how intense of a workout you can get by using these, and love being able to take them anywhere. Youtube also has some great resistance band workouts to follow along with if you’re not sure where to start!

Price: $10.95

Pilot Pens Make Writing Fun

These pens make writing a joy. They work every time, and make it easier to put your ideas immediately to paper.

Price: $11.89

One of the Best Gifts for Productivity and Focus

For a stocking stuffer that helps with productivity and focus, the Markings notebooks are the best. They’re priced competitively, well made, and the larger sizes are ready for those who love to do lists and planning. Highly recommended for a proven productivity-boosting Christmas gift.

Price: $12.49

Sandalwood Incense to Make Relaxation Easier

Perhaps you’ve tried meditation, or maybe you’ve studied a bit of Zen or Buddhist philosophy. If so, then you might have come across one of the most used incense flavors: sandalwood. This is some of the top grade stuff, and each stick lasts for an hour.

Price: $13.95

Keep Your Work Safe and Secure with Box

Sleep well at night knowing all your business or important documents are protected in the cloud.

Price: $15/user/month for business account

Entertainment Meets Edutainment

When you have down time, it’s easy to opt for entertainment. It’s a bit more challenging to go the edutainment route, but the payoffs are worth it. Audible is our favorite subscription for learning, and we’ll (soon) be posting our favorite audiobooks of 2017.

Price: $14.95/month

Learn About Deep Work

Learn how to focus without distraction by reading Deep Work by Cal Newport. The perfect book for your ambitious friend or colleague.

Price: $17

Get some Chamomile tea for relaxation & stress relief

We all need relief from stress. One of the most underrated stress relievers is a hot cup of Chamomile tea. Buying individual tea bags can get pricey, and this big bag of Chamomile tea makes for the perfect healthy stocking gift.

It’s likely you’ve heard of this tea and even drank the stuff without knowing the full benefits of it. Many have used it for herbal remedies for decades and it has become one of the most popular teas of all time. It’s believed to protect the skin, lower stress levels, regulate sleep, and soothe menstrual symptoms. It also boosts the immune system, treats gastrointestinal issues, and manages diabetes.

Price: $20

Enjoy the Health Benefits of Green Tea with Kirkland Green Tea Matcha

Green tea matcha can improve brain function, boost your metabolism, and fortify your immune system. But don’t grab just any green tea matcha, try Kirkland’s delicious blend.

Price: $22

Hint Water — Making it easier to drink less sugar

Hint is fun. It comes in an ergonomic plastic bottle. It’s got the fizzies. Some of them have caffeine. And they come in different flavors without the calories because they’re naturally flavored with fruit. Best of all, it’s cheeeaaaapp. We’re big fans of Hint over at The Mission, Stephanie especially. So if you’re looking for an upgrade from regular ole tap water, take the hint and get yourself some…you get the gist.

Price: ~$20 for case of 12


We love finding clothes that are comfortable and stylish… HappySocks promise to put a smile on any wearer’s face (and feet).

Price: Most pairs are $12

Telestrations After Dark Board Game

A party game for adult eyes only!

Price: $22.49

Under $50

Tipsy Elves Men’s Ugly Christmas Sweater

These sweaters are cozy and hilarious.

Price: $39

Tipsy Elves Women’s Ugly Christmas Sweater

You’ve gotta get your friend or family member one of these things. We’re cracking up over here.

Price: $39

Sphero Mini

The World’s Smallest App-Enabled Robotic Ball.

Price: $50

Maggift Six Player Croquet Set

Are you looking for a fun family game that’s fun for all ages and occasions? This is the game for you.

Price: $43

Zume Games Portable Badminton Set

This classic game sets up in seconds.

Price: $38

Sports Festival Golf Ball Toss Game Set

A super fun way to get out and get moving. Toss these golf ball bolas and try to get them to stick on the rack.

Price: $44

GoSports Portable Cornhole Game Set

Hosting a successful outing or game night is entirely stress-free with the portable GoSports PVC cornhole set!

Price: $40

BucketBall — Beach Edition

It’s like beer pong, only bigger. And anyone can play.

Price: $45

YETI Rambler 14oz Mug

The YETI Rambler 14 oz Mug is the toughest, most over-engineered camp mug out there.

Price: $40

Spalding Leather Football

Toss the pigskin around. A classic gift.

Price: $50

YETI Rambler 26oz Bottle with Cap

This Rambler Bottle is perfect for when you need a drink for the road, but won’t be off the grid for too long.

Price: $40

YETI Rambler 30 oz Tumbler with Lid

With stainless steel construction, double-wall vacuum insulation, and No Sweat Design, they’re perfect for the deer lease, cleaning table, or just the times in between your outdoor adventures.

Price: $30

YETI Rambler 10oz Vacuum Insulated Stainless Steel Lowball with Lid

The Rambler 10 oz. Lowball is the ideal drinking companion at home or around the campsite

Price: $40 (for a 2-pack)

Bocce Ball Set

This go-to complete classic summer sport can be enjoyed by kids, teens, and adults. Bocce Ball is best played on outdoor surfaces such as grass, sand, or dirt.

Price: $41

Blissun Hanging Hammock Chair

There’s nothing better than relaxing to the rhythm of a swaying hammock in your own backyard.

Price: $40

Sorbus Hanging Rope Hammock Chair Swing

Perfect for lounging and nestling into a cozy “cocoon” while reading a book, magazine, or tablet.

Price: $35

Plugable Full-size Bluetooth Folding Keyboard

This full-size Bluetooth travel keyboard folds into a convenient size for bringing along wherever you go.

Price: $50

Catan 5th Edition

Your adventurous settlers seek to tame the remote but rich isle of Catan. Start by revealing Catan’s many harbors and regions: pastures, fields, mountains, hills, forests, and deserts. The random mix creates a different board virtually every game.

Price: $40

Catan: Seafarers Game Expansion 5th Edition

Take to the sea and up the fun with this expansion pack.

Price: $40

Catan: Traders & Barbarians (5th Edition)

Delve deeper into Catan with these new scenarios.

Price: $37

Harry Potter Hogwarts Battle Deck Building Game

For the avid Harry Potter fan in your life. You can play as your favorite character to save the wizarding world from evil.

Price: $36

Manfrotto Stand for Universal Cell Phone

Get the most out of that HD camera on your smartphone with this durable tripod.

Price: $30

Smart Succulents Pots Planter Box

This Smart Succulents planter can raise your succulents well on your home or office tabletop. It is good all year and is an all-in-one set.

Price: $30

Stylish Vintage Maps

These handmade maps resemble maps from centuries gone by. They’re a great gift for people with offices and sitting rooms.

Price: $29 — $39

Phone Phever Board Game

Turn your phone into a game with this trivia board game!

Price: $30

Math for Love Prime Climb

A board game for math-lovers.

Price: $30

Litograph apparel

Do you know a book-lover who would love to wear their favorite book? You read that right. Litographing is taking literature and graphically representing it via words (excerpts from the book) and illustrations.

Price: $34


For the aspiring writer in your life, get them this cutting-edge writing software. Help them turn their dreams into reality.

For Mac users, check it out here. For Windows users, you can find it here.

Price: $45

Nerf Lazer Tag Phoenix LTX Tagger 2-Pack

You no longer have to go to a laser tag place to enjoy their guns. You can have some of your own.

Price: $50

Coleman Sundome 2 Person Tent

The perfect tent for two adventurers. It only takes 10 minutes to set up, leaving more time for exploring!

Price: $37

Coleman Sundome 4 Person Tent

This is the ideal tent for small families.

Price: $42

LEGO Star Wars AT-ST Walker 75153 Star Wars Toy

Build the AT-ST Walker, featuring poseable legs and an opening cockpit.

Price: $32

Huckberry Fleece Slippers

It’s like sticking your foot in a warm pillow.

Price: $45

Buddha Board

The Buddha Board is a great buy for any artist in your life. If you know someone who enjoys watercolor painting but can’t take all of his or her tools on the go, try the Buddha Board. All you need is a bit of water and the included bamboo brush. Paint away on the surface to practice brush strokes then wipe it away with a paper towel. No mess, no fuss, just creation.

Price: $34.99

For Parents Who Want to Connect

Check out the Personalized Children’s Book. The perfect gift to inspire awe into your child’s mind. Have them gasping in wonder at how the heck this real book has their real name and details included in it. The magic of Christmas doesn’t have to be just about unwrapping presents, but in sharing a belief in something greater, even if you’re the one who designs it. It’s a simple process: pick out a book, enter some details about the child in question, pay a little cash ($25 to $30), and get the personalized book within a week. The love of reading can never be a bad gift. Go get ’em, little tike and toddle all the live long day.

Price: $25

National Geographic Night Vision: Magical Photographs of Life After Dark by National Geographic

Price: $25.04

Where the Animals Go: Tracking Wildlife with Technology in 50 Maps and Graphics by James Cheshire and Oliver Uberti

Price: $25.46

Universe: Exploring the Astronomical World by Phaidon Editors and Paul Murdin

Price: $37.39

This Book Is a Planetarium: And Other Extraordinary Pop-Up Contraptions by Kelli Anderson

Price: $27.18

Lonely Planet’s Atlas of Adventure by Lonely Planet

Price: $25.41

The California Field Atlas by Obi Kaufmann

Buy at your local Books Inc

Price: $45

Make it easier to read more

It’s no accident that successful people read more books. The Kindle is now on its 8th generation, and better than ever. No glare, read outside, and no distracting apps.

Price: $59.99

A better, safer wallet

The Ridge Wallet Polycarbonate Green is our favorite. Never worry about your wallet blending into a couch. This wallet sticks out, and best of all blocks any RFID attempts to get your credit card information.

Price: $45

Make any home more beautiful looking (and smelling)

Visiting friends this Holiday or looking for something to bring some Holiday Cheer to your house?

1–800-Flowers offers some amazing specials, delivered quickly. Our favorites are the Candy Cane Lilies.

Price: $40–70

4-person tent for all your outdoor adventures

Since moving to Cali, camping has become our new favorite weekend activity. Laying under the redwoods, campfires, smores, what more can you ask for? We bought this relatively inexpensive 4-person tent to take on our adventures, and although I’m not sure it will fit 4 people comfortably, it definitely can fit at least 2 people + a Toasty!

Price: $49.00

GUNNAR Computer Glasses

We’re big fans of GUNNAR over at The Mission. Their team is awesome, and we’ve even published a story about all the problems presented by digital eye strain and how to protect your peepers! Gunnar is still offering fans of The Mission 20% off all gear when you use the code, “MISSION17” at check out. Staring at digital devices all day will destroy your eyesight. If you’re like us and work behind the faint blue glow of laptops, computers, and phones, we strongly recommend buying or gifting some Gunnars this Holiday season.

Price: $40+

Holy Stone HS170 Predator Mini RC Helicopter Drone

Before buying a more expensive drone such as the DJIs, having a mini “play” drone to learn from can be a game changer. And if it crashes, it’s wayyy less stressful than seeing a new $1K drone tumble to the ground.

Price: $39.99

Battery Dock for Phantom 3 Drone

Extra batteries are key when taking your drone on all the fun adventures that await. Battery life is still something that needs some improvement, however having one charging hub that can charge multiple batteries is a life saver.

Price: $32.99

Sphero robots

We’ve been following the team behind this startup for years and boy have they created some cool tech. What started as an iPhone-controlled little ball that you can play with in your home or on the sidewalk has grown into an army of robots. With the release of the new Star Wars movie, they partnered with Disney to make a BB8, then R2D2 and even went into the land of Pixar with Lightning McQueen of Cars fame. Playing with your dog with one of these is the most fun you’ll have all weekend. Sphero now offers dozens of different robotic toys that range in price from $49 to a few hundred dollars.

Price: $49 — $200+

FuseChicken for your cords, cables, and docking stations

If you’re tired of broken, tangled chords, your problems have been solved. FuseChicken had us at FuseChicken, and once we got past the name we discovered an incredible product. They’re literally the toughest cables on earth. FuseChicken cables now stretch out across The Mission’s office. Plus, they have travel cables and docking stations for iPhone, Android, Macbook and MicroUSB.

Price: $25+

Google Chromecast — Easily stream shows and lectures to the TV

How much can you get for the price of a t-shirt? How about giving the gift of no longer paying for an expensive cable TV subscription, cutting the cord, and going straight streamin, brah. The Google Chromecast fits the bill perfectly at $35. It plugs into the HDMI port in the back of your TV and the power outlet in your wall. After a short WiFi connection setup process, you’re off to the races for Netflix, HBO, YouTube, ESPN, and of course the Google Play store for new movies. Citing over 200,000 TV shows and movies and another 30 million songs, with Chromecast there’s always something on.

Perfect Christmas gift idea for the ultimate entertainment lover.

Price: $35

Manduka SuperLite Travel Yoga Mat

Yoga is one of those great ways to stay in shape for both your mind and your spirit. The right studio, mixed with the right teacher can really make a difference in your practice. And if carrying a mat to the studio is a bit of a pain for you or your gift recipient, may we recommend one that folds up to fit in tight spaces and only weighs two pounds. This Manduka mat is great for travel and even daily use.

Price: $36

Keep The Phone Out of the Bedroom, Get a Sunrise Alarm Clock

Your phone shouldn’t be the last thing you look at before you go to bed or the first thing you look at when you wake up. Get an alarm clock and keep that thing out of the bedroom. We recommend the Sunrise Alarm Clock. Fall asleep to rain, ocean waves, or your choice of ambient noise, and wake up by a gentle, sunlight-like glow.

Price: $40

Quip Toothbrush

Your teeth are an important part of your health, not just from an image perspective, but also because it’s one of the places where infection can spread rapidly. It’s a damp, open space into your body. So take care of your teeth. May we recommend the Quip brush, designed to fit any mouth.

Price: $40

Pop Your Pup T-Shirt — Having some fun with your pup

For the pet lover in us all, the process is really quite simple. Take a snapshot of the pup, upload the photo to the website and work with an illustrator / artist to make your own graphic. Then they print it on a t-shirt and send it your way. If you’re sly enough, you might be able to get a pic of the pup while the owner isn’t looking or just ask them for one of their favorite photos of their dog because you miss him or her.

Price: $40+

Shutterfly Wrapped Canvas Picture Frame

We’ve all got plenty of photos collecting dust inside our smart phone camera rolls. Give the gift of a memory by taking one of those photos and having it printed on canvas, then wrapped around a frame. You can hang it straight on the wall or lean it against the back of a bookshelf. From $70 to $175 depending on size, you can personalize it to your heart’s content. Meeemmmoorrrrieeeees, like the cooorrrrnnerrrrr of my miiiiiind. (Comes standard without the horrible singing).

Price: $30+

Zero Gravity Chairs

Having a chair that lets you elevate your legs above the level of your heart promotes circulation and reduces the stress on your vertebrae. Almost all of the writing at The Mission takes place in Zero Gravity chairs (or standing desks). Check one out for better sitting health, if there is such a thing!

Price: $39.99

Wise Owl Outfitters Hammock

Wanna get outdoors more in 2018? A hammock goes a long way in helping you connect with nature. This one is affordable and reliable (it’s made out of parachute material).

Price: $25 — $50

Winner Outfitters Double Camping Hammock

Two can relax and enjoy the great outdoors with this awesome hammock.

Price: $26

Under $75

Yes4All Vinyl Coated Kettlebells

Who said you need a gym membership to work out? You (or your friend) can do it right from home with one of these kettlebells.

Price: $14 — $60

Spikeball 3 Ball Game Set

As seen on Shark Tank, Spikeball is a fun, active, and competitive (if you want it to be) 2 on 2 outdoor/indoor sports game played on college campuses, at tailgates, on the lawn or beach, or at the gym with rules kind of like volleyball.

Price: $60

Herschel Heritage Backpack

We don’t always want to be lugging around a giant backpack full of gear. Sometimes we need something with a lower-profile. This backpack from Herschel is perfect for those occasions.

Price: $60

Click & Grow Indoor Smart Fresh Herb Garden

Love gardening but have limited space? Get yourself this self-watering garden and grow your own veggies. Ideal for indoor use, either on the kitchen counter, window or living room. Grow your favorite culinary herbs all year long without worrying about weather conditions!

Price: $60

Wool scarf

Designed in Stockholm. This soft wool scarf is a timeless wardrobe essential.

Price: $65

Huckberry Women’s Moc

With warm, comfy and quilt-stitched uppers, the Ember Moc is like an adventure-ready sleeping bag for your feet.

Price: $70

Hummingbird Hammocks Ultralight Single Hammock

This hammock weighs less than a lemon and can hold up to 300 pounds. Hummingbird Hammocks are the best there is.

Price: $75

Star Wars Lego

LEGO Star Wars Episode VIII Kylo Ren’s Tie Fighter 75179 Building Kit (630 Piece)

It features an opening minifigure cockpit, large wings, red exhaust detailing and 2 trigger-activated spring-loaded shooters.

Price: $64

Terraforming Mars Board Game

It’s a fixer upper of a planet. Let’s start prepping to fix it up!

Price: $49.81

Near and Far Board Game

Adventure with friends in this choose your own adventure style game.

Price: $50.18

Kidzlane Laser Tag Set

I never realized how fun laser tag could be until we had a 40+ person game on Angel Island in an old abandoned hospital. These 2-player systems allow teams to be formed, and work seamlessly. Capture the flag, here we come!

Price: $99.99 for a 4 pack

Take and Share Notes Anywhere with Evernote

Whether for personal or business use, Evernote’s got you covered. Use the app to take notes, share files, bookmark websites, and organize your projects.

Price: Free — $69/year with Premium account

Hydrate with the Invigorated Living Water Filtration System

When it comes to what you put in your body, it’s not just the food that matters. It’s also the liquid. In fact, most of our body is made of water, so even going a day without the stuff can cause massive problems. But is all water created equal? Not quite. The science isn’t settled yet, but it looks like Alkaline ionized water is the way to go. You can buy alkalized water in bottles (that gets pricey!) or you can just grab an invigorated Living Water Filtration System that will alkalize your water as you go.

Price: $55

Mission Backpack from Origaudio

This is an awesome, well-made pack for just $69.99. You can use it for work, school or backpacking. Easily fits a laptop and has a RFID-lined pocket (they can’t rip off your credit cards). The insulated cooler pocket is great for keeping snacks cool. Ian Faison @ The Mission loves his pack!

Price: $69.99

Levi’s 501 Original Fit Jeans

Jeans are a wardrobe staple, and it’s important to have at least one reliable pair. Levi’s are as reliable as jeans can get, and comfy too.

Price: $40 — $60

Under $100

Star Wars Force Band by Sphero

Designed with an authentic Star Wars look and feel, the Force Band fastens to your wrist and allows you to enhance your native Force powers.

Price: $80

Sphero R2-D2

This is the droid you’re looking for. R2-D2™ is an astromech droid in the Rebel Alliance from a galaxy far, far away… Artoo’s signature front and rear LED lights are fully functional, and an integrated speaker means the beeps and boops come right from R2-D2 itself.

Price: $100

Sphero Ollie

Command this app-enabled robot to execute tricks and dominate every inch of turf, trail, and track. Ollie rolls at speeds of up to 14 mph and connects instantly to your device via Bluetooth LE with a range of up to 100 feet.

Price: $100

Holy Stone Drone Camera with Remote Control

This is a good drone for kids and beginners.

Price: $100

Keurig K250

Take the hassle out of making coffee.

Price: $99.99

Jumbo Caribbean Hammock Chair

100% soft-spun polyester cords — soft on the skin but tough on the elements, no rot mold or mildew.

Price: $80

Ember Moc for Men

With warm, comfy and quilt-stitched uppers, the Ember Moc is like an adventure-ready sleeping bag for your feet.

Price: $70

Light-up building blocks

Like Lego, only better. These blocks light up.

Price: $100

Flint and Tinder 10-year zip up hoodies

A simple, elegant, and affordable hoodie guaranteed (by Huckberry) to last a decade.

Price: $98

Huckberry 10 year pullover

Not a fan of the zip-up hoodie? Spring for the more classic pullover instead.

Price: $89

Huckberry Reversible Sweatshirt

This sweatshirt has two distinct looks, depending on which way you wear it, all put together with flatlock stitching that gives a clean, stylish finish inside and out.

Price: $78

Mack Weldon Sweats

We all have days when we want to lounge around and dress down, when jeans and chinos are too much. We trust Mack Weldon to keep us warm and comfy on those types of days.

Price: $65 — $88


Strength-training and toning device with hundreds of workouts.

Price: $99.95

Trekz Titanium

Bone-conduction headphones that let you hear your surroundings.

Price: $99.99

Ten Year Hoodie

What hoodie do you own has a 10 year guarantee??

Price: $98.00

‘A Christmas Carol’ Tickets on StubHub

For those looking for a classic Christmas experience to share with friends and family, there is nothing better than Charles Dickens classic ‘A Christmas Carol’. At Stubhub you can search deals to find the best tickets for plays, concerts, events, and experiences in 2018. Perfect gifts for the holidays and beyond.

Price: Under $100 depending on location

All Birds Shoes or Loungers

At $95, these might be the coziest shoes and loungers we’ve ever seen.

Price: $95

Combat Bad Posture with SLEEKFORM Ergonomic Kneeling Chair

Treat your body right by investing in this ergonomic kneeling chair. Fight off bad posture, strengthen your core, and cure back pain.

Price: $87

Ergonomic Standing Desk Mat

Switching between standing and sitting through the day is key to a healthy work habit, so it was only fitting to find an amazing anti-fatigue mat (stay away varicose veins!!). This mat keeps you moving around due to its bump and ridges, increasing the caloric burn! Price: $99.99

Price: $100

Procraft backpack to carry your drone on all your adventures

Having a lightweight, water-resistant backpack is what makes carrying a drone on our hikes easier than ever. This is one of the first that we found that wasn’t a hard shell backpack, which is what makes it #1 in our book!

Price: $69.99

Innova Inversion Table

Ever feel like your back or neck just need a good cracking? Or feeling a bit tight and tense? Inversion tables can help with that! By using gravity to relieve the pressures that are constantly put on your spine, these upside-down magic technologies can provide a whole host of health benefits. So be one with the bats and just hang!

Price: $91.22

Levoit 3-in-1 Air Purifier with True HEPA Filter

It’s easy to not realize how many pollutants, dust particles, mold spores, odors, and germs could be swirling around in the air at our house or workplace. This air purifier has three stages of filtration that will tackle 99.9% of those pesky air particles, and leave you feeling confident that you are breathing in the cleanest air possible.

Price: $76

Women’s Crescent North Face Jacket

I have quite a few North Face jackets, but a lot of them were for certain weather types or activities (that’s my snowboard jacket, that one is a rain jacket, that one is not comfy to just wear around, etc..). When I tried this one on in the store, I knew I had to have it! I wear it around the house constantly, outside, or wherever I go. Looks great and feels even better!

Price: $85

Mighty Purse

Chic leather handbag with built-in phone charger.

Price: $99.99

Smart Herb Garden 3

A self-growing garden for your kitchen counter.

Price: $99.99

STAR Wars Droid Kit

Bring your own custom Droid to life with electronic blocks.

Price: $99.99

Square Panda Playset

Complete phonics learning system with multi sensory play.

Price: $79.95


Add bubbles to any beverage with this home carbonation system.

Price: $88

Circle with Disney

Set parental controls for all of your family’s wireless devices.

Price: $99.99

Wakawaka Power+

Solar flashlight and charger that uses the sun for power and light.

Price: $72

Under $150

TRX Training

This all-inclusive TRX package comes with TRX Suspension Training Strap, TRX Suspension Anchor, TRX Door Anchor, best-in-Class 35 page full-color TRX Workout Guide and Two Bonus Workouts — TRX Endurance Circuit and TRX Metabolic Blast.

Price: $150

Sphero SPRK+

Designed to inspire curiosity, creativity, and invention through connected play and coding, SPRK+ is far more than just a robot. Powered by the Sphero Edu app, you can easily learn programming, complete hands-on activities, and share your creations with the community.

Price: $130

Spider-Man by Sphero

Team up. Hang out. Fight villains. Hero stuff.

Price: $150

Special Edition Battle-Worn BB-8 by Sphero

The BB-8 in this bundle has seen battle more than once. And you get the Force Band too.

Price: $130

Sphero BB-9E

There’s a new disturbance in the Force. BB-9E houses sophisticated tech, allowing it to roll and move his dome just like on-screen, and its strong exterior allows the First Order droid to weather any battle.

Price: $130

Sphero BB-8

Orange and white. One of a kind. Control your droid with your smart device or watch it patrol on its own.

Price: $130

Sphero 2.0

Sphero is the world’s first app-enabled robotic ball and a sophisticated companion for your smartphone or tablet. Learn, play, and explore with this awesome robot.

Price: $130

Remo Pretuned Hand Drums

A hand drum can be played by anyone. It takes no training whatsoever.

Price: $118

Gerber Center-Drive Multitool

Screw, cut, and bend your way out of any sticky situation with this 15-use multitool from Gerber (and you get a free hat).

Price: $119

Guitar Hero Live

Help someone unleash their inner rockstar. This game is great for any social gathering.

Price: $80 — $160 (depending on how many guitars you buy)

Snowboard Helmet

This is Giro’s flagship snowboard helmet, perfect for anyone who wants to hit the slopes in style.

Price: $120

Levoit Air Purifier

All this machine leaves in its wake is good clean air, which can be hard to come by these days.

Price: $136

PowerBlock Sport 24 Pound Dumbbell Set

These dumbbells adjust in 3-pound increments from 3 up to 24 pounds. Perfect for anyone interested in physical and mental fitness.

Price: $122

Parkour Classes

Have you seen those videos of people running and jumping off walls, stairs, and railings? Learn to express your body through movement with Bay Area Movement’s Parkour and Freerunning classes.

Price: $125 for 5 classes

Stylish, blacked out watches and sunglasses

This matte black watch and sunglasses from MVMT will match everything in your (or their wardrobe). MVMT has both men’s and women’s gear, and their customer service is on point!

Price: $100–150

Bevel Shave Kit for no more bumps

To take your shaving to the next level, Bevel has you covered. Get this for any executive, aspiring executive, or C-Level type in your life. Or if you’re a baller Dad or Grandpa, this might be a great pick for you.

Price: $70 for the first month and $30 every month after.

Luma, better and more secure WiFi for your home

  • Get the fastest WiFi anywhere, on all of your devices, all at once.
  • Keep your kids out of harm’s way and set content filter ratings at the network level.
  • Lock down your home internet with enterprise-grade cybersecurity.

We’re sold. A 1 Pack of 3 Lumas is $149.

Price: $149

A Year Long Audible Subscription

I’ve gifted this to almost a dozen people now, and if you suspect that someone will actually use it, this can be one of the most valuable things to gift.

Price: $150

U818A WiFi FPV Drone with Camera

This drone is unlike others because it can flip and turn 360 degrees. Bring this to your friend’s or family’s house over the holidays, and you’ll be the hit of the party!

Price: $109.99

Ikura Salmon Roe

“The roe from salmon contains approximately 38%-75% of their omega-3 fatty acids in phospholipid form, mostly present in phosphatidylcholine. Compare that to salmon which only contain approximately 1% of its omega-3 in phospholipid form. The developing brain prefers DHA in phospholipid form and it accumulates in the developing brain 10-times more than DHA in free fatty acid form.” — Dr. Rhonda Patrick comment during her pregnancy.

Price: $119 for 2lbs

Spectacles by Snap

Capture video from your perspective with sunglasses from Snap.

Price: $129.99

Use Soothe to Have a Massage Delivered to Your Door

A focused mind requires a relaxed body. Release stress, anxiety, and muscle tension with an in-home massage by Soothe. They offer various massage types, including deep tissue, sports, and Swedish. For those of you that just can’t seem to get away from work, they even have an in-office massage option! This is a great gift to help your partner, coworker, or BFF get much needed relaxation.

Price: $119 for 60 minutes

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MVMT Watches and Sunglasses

We love MVMT watches. They have simple watches and sunglasses that match everything and look great. Our picks are The Voyager ‘Slate Black Rose’ (Men’s) and The Boulevard ‘Santa Monica’ (Women’s). Or check out The Black Box for that special someone. Fans of The Mission can use promo code ‘MISSIONGIFT’ for 10% off through December 25th.

Price: $115 — $150

TP-Link Router

If you don’t have 5G speeds with your home WiFi, then it might be time to upgrade your router. Same goes for whomever you’re giving the gift to. The content we want to download or stream is getting bigger, and the connectivity is getting faster, but if all you’ve got is a legacy router, you’re not going to be able to participate in 4K Netflix. From Ian of The Mission fame, “Upgrading was one of the best decisions I made this year.”

Price: $109.99

Basis by Elysium Health

Basis for the whole family!

Basis is a supplement that is based on more than 25 years of aging research. Basis supports cellular health by increasing and sustaining levels of NAD+ in our cells. NAD+ is a coenzyme that’s required for essential biological processes, including energy creation, DNA maintenance, and regulating circadian rhythms. Our supply of NAD+ declines as we age and those functions break down.

Basis is a perfect gift for anyone trying to get healthier. Elysium has holiday discounts! Two bottles for $100, 17% savings!

Price: $100 for 2 bottles

Costco Membership — Buy in bulk

Need to buy a whole grip of gear, goods, and eats for a month’s worth of meals? Or perhaps you need a new diamond ring to go along with that Ultra HD TV. Maybe you just require a crate of toilet paper now that the kids have transformed into terrorizing teenagers. Whatever the need, Costco’s got your back.

Price: $60–120

Mahabis are the best slippers in the world

It doesn’t get cozier and comfier than Mahabis. If it’s snowing outside, you want Mahabis inside.

Price: $110

Under $200

These 14 gifts all come in at under $200, and range from tech, wearables, to amazing speakers and well trained robots.

YETI Roadie 20 Cooler

The YETI Roadie is BYOB’s new best friend with a capacity of up to 14 cans.

Price: $200

Huckberry Faherty Tech Poncho

For the dudes and dudettes who love to unwind, this is a great way to brighten up their wardrobes.

Price: $187

LEGO Star Wars VIII First Order Star Destroyer 75190 Building Kit (1416 Piece)

This kit has open-out top panels revealing a detailed interior, including a working elevator to Snoke’s chamber with a mini hologram figure, a bridge with seating for the crew, and passageway leading to the control room.

Price: $160

Stay warm while you (thermally) ball out of control

Down jackets are awesome. But sometimes they can be too bulky, or be astronomically priced. We’ve tried several, and found that The North Face’s Thermoball Hoodie is hard to beat. The North Face jackets we’ve owned have all lasted and still look great (some are 10 years old!).

Price: $160

Biostrap Biometric Wearable Set

Backed by serious hardware, software, and data-science, Biostrap is the most advanced wearable and platform on the market. It gives you biometrics insights and full-body motion tracking with two different sensors (wrist and shoe). Biostrap utilizes clinical-quality sensors to gather and analyze extremely precise heartbeat and movement data.

Price: $175


At only $180, it’s almost half the price of a Roomba automatic vacuum and still gives you about the same cleanliness. You will be shocked how much dirt it picks up while you’re at work. It comes with a personal recommendation from Ian of The Mission.

Price: $180

SONOS One (with Amazon Alexa already built in!)

The Sonos One plays your music and has an Amazon Alexa built right in. If you or someone you know is still looking for a great wireless speaker for their home or dorm room, and they don’t have an Amazon Alexa, the Sonos One is where it’s at!

Price: $147

DJI Osmo iPhone Stabilizer

Film videos easily with this DJI Osmo Mobile holder. It has ActiveTrack technology that directs your smartphone to keep facing you as you move, letting you narrate the show. Its three-axis gimbal system provides smooth shots, and the one-tap time-lapse feature lets you capture fast-forward images.

Price: $199

Women’s cozy Patagonia pull over

Looking for a cute, yet fashionable hoodie? Look no further!

Price: $119

Motiv Ring

This fitness wearable tracks activity, heart rate, and sleep.

Price: $199.00

Aerial by Genius Pack

A hard-sided, maximum-sized carry-on with minimalist design.

Price: $178


Solar-powered backpack that charges your devices on the go.

Price: $179.00

Anova Precision Cooker

Award-winning sous vide device that turns cooks into chefs.

Price: $152.00

Neo Smartpen

Take note-taking to the next level with this digital smart pen.

Price: $159.00

Wallflower Monitor

Never leave the stove on again with this smart stove monitor.

Price: $179.00

Cue the Robot

Customize and code this clever bot that’s powered by emotive AI.

Price: $169.99

Flybrix Drone Kit

Build your own flying Lego drone with this STEM learning kit.

Price: $189.00

YETI Coolers are the best

I bought my sister and brother-in-law (avid campers) the YETI Hopper Flip-8 and they love it. It’s portable, leak-proof and perfect for going camping, on a beach day, or a picnic.

Price: $199+

Greensbury Market for meat eaters that know sustainability is the only way

Greensbury Market is our pick for healthy American raised organic meat and wild seafood. Their farms and farmers practice sustainability, and everything they use is organic.

Shipments arrive in a few days (must be in the continental US) and can be stored in the freezer for an entire year.

Price: $156 for their holiday pack that makes 16 meals

Under $250

Final Draft — for any aspiring screenwriter or director

The World’s Number-One Selling Screenwriting Software. It’s used by 95% of film and television productions.

Price: $250

Gravity Blanket

These weighted blankets simulate the feeling of being hugged, which increases serotonin and melatonin levels in your body, giving you a more restful sleep.

Price: $249

Hot Air Balloon ride over Napa Valley

A completely unique and serene way to experience the world around you from above.

Price: $220 for a public balloon
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These kits give you the tools to build your own drone… from Lego. They’re a great gift for hands-on learners.

Price: $140 — $230

For the professional reader

Do you know somebody in your life that reads a lot of books? Maybe they’re a 52+ books a year type person? The Kindle Oasis is what you’re looking for.

It boasts a 7" high-resolution display (300 ppi), it’s waterproof, links to your audible subscription easily, has 8 GB of memory, and Wi-Fi.

Price: $249

Get the robot to clean your floors

iLife has some incredible and affordable floor cleaning robots. Whether it’s pet hairs, hardwood, or carpet, they’ve got you covered.

Price: $189 — $249


Portable sport massager that enhances muscle strength.

Price: $249.00

Gskyer Telescope

Gskyer makes incredible telescopes that are excellent gifts for anyone who’s into Space.

Price: $202

Nintendo’s NES Classic

For those Nintendo buffs that really want to keep it 100, this is for you.

If you’re a child of the 80s (or after) who enjoyed battling Bowser, Donkey Kong, riding Excited Bike, or playing a little Punch Out and Ninja Gaiden… take notice. No matter which game feeds your fancy, two controllers guarantee that whomever you give this gift to has to invite you over to play. This gift guarantees some high quality nostalgia. The only thing missing is the superstitious practice of blowing on overheated cartridges to “make them work”. Ahh… those were the days.

Price: $220

Experience the Luxury of Equinox Fitness Clubs

Keep on top of your physical health by joining an Equinox Fitness club. Aside from having stunning facilities, they offer unrivaled fitness classes, luxurious spas, and rigorous personal training.

Price: $240/month

Under $350

Ultimate Lightning McQueen by Sphero

This guy is a top of the line racer packed with personality. With animated eyes, an animatronic mouth, and emotive suspension, experience Lightning like never before.

Price: $300

YETI Hopper TWO Portable Cooler

The YETI Hopper Two 20 is our ice-for-days portable cooler and is tough as nails so it can be hauled anywhere you want to take it.

Price: $300

The ONE Light Keyboard

This electronic piano keyboard has led lights built in to the keys so you can learn to play all your favorite songs.

Price: $259

Gerber Offroad Survival Kit

This covers the basics for camping. Everything one would need to survive in the wild.

Price: $200 — $300 (Service Credentials Required)

2018 Gravity Mountain Bike

A great-quality, entry-level mountain bike that’s perfect for anyone looking to pick up this awesome hobby.

Price: $330 — $360

Sony PS4 Pro Console

With graphics and resolution upgrades and more immersive gaming environments, this machine is sure to give the Xbox a run for its money.

Price: $349

CORE 12-Person Instant Cabin Tent

This is camping in style. It sleeps 12 people and sets up in literally 2 minutes (because of the pre-assembled frame). You’re not gonna find better bang for your buck.

Price: $280

The BEST Noise Canceling Headphones

We thought this purchase was overpriced at first. Until we looked back after a year and realized we’ve used it more than ever. The Bose QuietComfort 35 (Series II) are wireless, noise canceling headphones, and they’re awesome. They’re a must for anyone who loves music or listening to podcasts and video lectures while they work around the house.

Price: $349

Nintendo Switch

Get moving and having a blast with friends with the Nintendo Switch!

Price: $299

Improv lessons

Have an aspiring comedian in the family? Get them some improv lessons and push them off the cliff. They’ll learn to fly (or squawk) on the way down.

Price: $300 for Foundation 1 (6 sessions)

AYO Wearable

Light-based personal energy wearable that fights jet lag.

Price: $299.00

Hive Welcome Home Pack

Everything you need to transform your house into a smart home.

Price: $349.99

Aura Frame

Smart frame that displays the best photos from your phone.

Price: $299.00

Solo by Como Audio

Room-filling speaker with Bluetooth connectivity.

Price: $299.00

A Tailored Suit from Indochino

Most suits are expensive and don’t fit well. Yet for any executive (or aspiring executive) the perfect fitting suit is a must have. Indochino is the first company we’ve seen that offers: stylish suits for a fraction of the retail price, and that has an incredible tailor service. A well tailored suit can be one of the best investments you’ll ever make. Indochino makes it easy to get your measurements, and get paired up with the perfect suit. We’ve wrangled you a great deal: up to 70% and $500 off select suits. Use the code 12 Days and get Door Crasher suits for $299!

Price: $299

Work in Peace with Sony Noise Canceling Headphones

Say goodbye to noises from the busy street, buzzing office, or obnoxious neighbors with Sony’s noise canceling headphones.

Price: $349.99

Lego Technic Mercedes Benz Arocs 3245 Truck

The mack daddy of lego sets… this one has a loading platform and hydraulic crane.

Price: About $280

Under $500

Segway miniPRO

The miniPRO is not a hoverboard — it’s the next step in the evolution of personal transportation. It’s a hands-free, two-wheel electric scooter with safer features, higher speeds, longer battery life, and it’s built to easily traverse a variety of indoor and outdoor terrains.

Price: $500

Athos Men’s Shirt with Core

Give someone the gift of health. This sleek outfit tracks the wearer’s biometric data and relays it to their smartphone so they can better isolate muscle groups.

Price: $398

Xbox One X

The World’s Most Powerful Gaming Console. It now has 4K compatibility.

Price: $499

Samsung’s HMD Odyssey

Victorious gaming adventures await with the new Samsung HMD Odyssey. Get dropped into virtual worlds and battlegrounds created by Windows Mixed Reality.*

(Windows Mixed Reality requires a compatible Windows 10 PC and headset, plus the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update. PC requirements may vary for available apps and content.)

Price: $500

Google Home Max

Me: “Okay, Google- Play relaxing Christmas music for the next 12 hours.” :)

Chad: -_-

We never bought the Google home because we weren’t sure if the audio was good enough for all the music we play, but this Google speaker is on another level. Let’s just say we are testing this device out now, and it’s more than worth the price.

Price: $399, join the waitlist

Men’s Burton Snowboard

Burton is our go-to brand when it comes to our snowboarding needs, and a new (or first!) board can be the perfect way to promote a healthy habit or encourage more winter get togethers with friends!


Oculus Rift

The easiest way to experience VR. No PC required.

Price: $399

DJI Phantom 3

The Phantom 3 Standard is the best way to start enjoying aerial photography, even with no prior experience. With the all-in-one ready to fly design and simple GPS- assisted flight, the Phantom 3 Standard lets you focus on taking great pictures and videos from the sky. With a range of over half a mile and crystal clear live video streaming over Wi-Fi to your mobile device on the free DJI Go app, the Phantom 3 Standard delivers sophisticated functionality with a simple learning curve and an accessible price point.

Price: $499.99

EOS Rebel DSLR Camera

Top travel bloggers consistently recommend the EOS Rebel cameras, and based on the photos I see them taking, I believe them!

Price: $399

360 Degree Spherical Panorama images and Spherical Videos

With one touch of a button, spherical images and videos are created which are unlike anything you’ve ever seen.

Price: $299

Iron Neck Strengthener

What’s the number one way to stay alive in a car crash or protect your head, and boost blood flow to your brain? A strong neck. Iron Neck does just that. If you have somebody in your family that plays sports, this will create the built in, biological protection that they need.

Price: $425

Meural Canvas

Display artwork — even your own — on this digital canvas.

Price: $495

Hestan Cue

A guided cooking system that helps you cook better.

Price: $499

DxO One Camera

The power of a professional camera right in your pocket.


Under $1K

Halo Neuroscience headphones and training music
Now you can power your workout with Neuropriming and music — wirelessly.

Price: $599

HQ Mountainboarding Bundle

This bundle includes everything you need to go surfing down the mountain, using only the wind.

Price: $605

GoPro Fusion

This camera lets you relive reality. Capture your world and see it like never before — from every angle with no limits.

Price: $700

The First Timer

This Oculus Ready PC has a great low price. It‘s the perfect VR solution for a TV room or home office. Get into VR without any hassle.

Price: $785

Farallon Islands great white cage dive

The ultimate bucket list item, swimming with sharks!

Price: $775

Otto Digital Lock

The most secure digital lock with built-in WiFi and Bluetooth.


Airbnb Experiences for real world adventures

The real world and people still exist, and they’re exciting. For those who need a break from the digital, Airbnb offers that experience and escape.

Price: Depends on the trip

Save Your Back with Hag Capisco Ergonomic chairs

Fun fact: These chairs are how Joe Rogan and his guests stay comfortable for 3 hour conversations.

Price: $525

A Leesa Mattress Will Help You Get Better Sleep

Our favorite way to get better sleep happens because of the original (and still the best) mattress in the online mattress world… Leesa. Elite athletes like Michael Phelps, Deshaun Watson, Joe Flacco, Kirk Cousins, Richard Sherman, Leonard Fournette, and Brandin Cooks all trust their Leesa mattress, and so do we. Fans of The Mission can use promo code MISSION, all December long to get $100 off a Leesa mattress!

Price: $525 — $1070 depending on size

Women’s Burton Snowboard

The Burton Talent Scout is on a mission to track down the best of park progression. A step up in pro-driven attitude from the Deja Vu, its camber profile gives riders the power, control, and finesse to thrive on all terrain. Designed to fit like a glove, the Talent Scout’s Off-Axis design aligns the Squeezebox core profiling and Frostbite Edges with the typical park rider’s stance, unlocking the board’s natural flex and edge hold for buttery smooth control.

Price: $552

The cutest robot servant we’ve ever seen

Kuri is one cute bot. Kuri is here to serve, you can pre-order now, and it’s expected to ship before the Holidays.

Price: $799

Halo Sport System

Your brain’s motor cortex governs strength, explosiveness, muscle memory and endurance. These skills are strengthened and mastered through repetition (practice).

Electricity activates the neurons in your motor cortex to induce a temporary state of what scientists call “hyperplasticity” — where your brain is more receptive to practice.

As a result of training while Neuropriming, the brain creates stronger and more synchronous neuro-muscular connections, which leads to better training results, faster.

Price: $749

Nebia Shower

A shower system that makes less water feel like 10 times more.

Price: $649.00

iPhone x

Featuring a new all-screen design. Face ID, which makes your face your password. And the most powerful and smartest chip ever in a smartphone.

Price: $999

MBS Mountain Boards

Imagine being able to snowboard year-round… even without snow. That’s what mountainboarding is, and MBS is the best is the gold standard for mountain boards.

Price: $140 — $600


Canopy Barrel Sauna — 5 feet tall

An Almost Heaven original. Unwind before or after a long day in this one-of-a-kind barrel sauna.

Price: $6,500

Peleton bike

One of the best and most fun home workouts on the market today.

Price: $1,995

Bluestone Sauna

The Bluestone is one of the most space-efficient saunas out there. It comes with multi-level interior seating for 2–3 individuals and full-length glass panels on the front of the sauna give it an open, spacious feel.

Price: $5,300

Ocean Rodeo Kiteboard Kit

Have you ever seen anyone out in the water who looked like they were surfing and flying a kite at the same time? Yeah, that’s kiteboarding, and it’s wicked cool.

Check out the board here and get a look at the kite here.

Price: About $2,150 if you buy the kite and the board

Cabrinha Kiteboarding Bundle Deal

This bundle package from Cabrinha includes a kite, board, bar, and pump

Price: $1,179

Boosted 2nd Generation Dual+ Electric Skateboard

An electric-powered longboard skateboard. It’s ideal for cruising through cities, even up hills.

Price: $1,499

New Alienware Aurora

For the most dedicated gaming enthusiasts, this desktop can’t be beat. Designed for VR integration, the specs on this Alienware computer are truly out of this world.

Price: Starts at $1,800

GoPro Karma

The best value for your dollar in the drone market. Fly high and capture all of life’s moments with the most trusted name in cameras.

Price: $1,200 with the drone and camera included

Zen Float Co Isolation Tank

A new trend in health and fitness, cutting off all the senses while floating in water will make you feel like a new person.

Price: $1,940

Escape Pod Urth Tank

The 2018 URTH (pronounced “EARTH”) is a sensory deprivation tank that provides an exceptional floating experience.

Price: $8,900

A trip to Hawaii

It must be a pretty cool place if Elvis and the Beach Boys sang about it. Plan your trip to this tropical paradise with Hawaiian Airlines.

Price: $1,000 — $2,500 (per person) for flights and 4 nights at a hotel

Trip to California

From Disney to whale watching to snowboarding, the Golden State has it all.

Price: $1,000+, depending on excursions, flights, and hotel accommodations

Immotor GO

This three-wheeled electric scooter is foldable for extra portability.

Price: $1,499.00


Power your adventures with an all-purpose electric bike.

Price: $1,499.00

Onewheel +

Hack your commute with this unique, motorized board.

Price: $1,499.00

Adventures and Travels

Secret Escapes is the best deal site for rooms, adventures, and excursions that are a fraction of the retail price. They are all typically last minute deals, so you’ll have to be flexible. But you won’t find such nice places for so cheap anywhere else.

Price: Depends on Trip

Put Your Body First with The AltWork desk

Work the way you want to work with this adjustable, all-in-one workspace. It offers four key positions that keep your body feeling great while your mind is hard at work.

Price: $8500

Surf Air Subscription

Unlimited flights for only one low monthly fee. Surf Air is the ultimate gift for any travel lovers out there.

Price: $1950/month for all you can fly

Zero Gravity Corporation

The experience offered by ZERO-G is the only commercial opportunity on Earth for individuals to experience true “weightlessness” without going to space. ZERO-G has primary locations in San Francisco, Las Vegas, Miami, and Orlando.

Price: About $5,200


Barefoot Caravan

Stylish, minimalist, and totally unique, the Barefoot Caravan is perfect for the first-time road-tripper and the seasoned traveler alike.

Price: $17,500 — $28,000

2018 Range Rover Velar

Looking to splurge for a special someone this holiday season? Range Rover is top of the line in almost every category.

Price: Base MSRP is $49,900

Airstream International Serenity Travel Trailer

This luxurious trailer earns its name everywhere you look. Ready to excite as well as soothe, it’s all about that fine balance that makes for the perfect adventure.

Price: Starts at $78,400

Airstream Basecamp Travel Trailer

Basecamp was made for those who want to see the world. Built for adventure, it’s tough enough to go anywhere your wanderlust takes you, and comfortable enough to help you really enjoy the time you spend there.

Price: Starts at $35,900

Classic Airstream Trailer

The Classic has truly become an Airstream legend. And from the moment you step inside, it’s easy to see why. With its elegant design, luxurious finishes and features, and spacious living areas, the Classic feels like home, no matter where your next adventure takes you.

Price: Starts at $139,900

2018 Range Rover Sport