The Official 2016 Stocking Stuffer Gift Guide

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2016 Stocking Stuffer Gift Guide

The Official Eye Opener 2016 Stocking Stuffer Gift Guide features presents perfect for shoving into over-sized socks hanging oddly above your fireplace.  And– even better– they’re all under $25!


Heat Holders
$9.99 – $24.99
Keep those toes nice and warm Christmas morning with these undeniably soft thermal socks. Seriously– to feel these socks is to truly experience them.  Great for that friend or family member who’s always annoyingly cold.



Totally hipster chic! These adorable addition to your boot collection is sure to turn heads, and make every other woman in the room jealous. Plus, it’s like stuffing a stocking with a stocking.


Socks For A Cause

We absolutely love this. Fair Trade Designs has come up with an ingenious idea for sock designs that help you give back to certain causes. You buy the socks, and Fair Trade Designs donates to a cause those socks represent. One design helps fight hunger. Another buys books for needy children. Depending on which design you buy, you can also help treat HIV, plant trees and even end poverty.  A great way to wear amazing socks while doing good for the world.



Never tie your shoes again! It’s like converting your sneakers into slip-ons. Perfect for the lazy runner in your life!  (Is that even a thing?)


Toydriver was created by a mom of three who was frustrated with having to hunt down 1,000 different-sized screwdrivers just to change a screw on a toy battery cover.



$25.00/month subscription
Teach your kids computer code with these fun monthly learning projects. They’ll feel like they’re playing a game. And, who knows, maybe they can start making some extra money by building apps!


$16.95 – $19.95 per box
These fancy flash cards are a clever way to learn about a plethora of new topics. Give someone an extra brain wrinkle for Christmas. Great for teens and adults, alike!  They’ve even got decks featuring road games, and places to see before you die.



Got gross water? Make it better with this portable water filter tumbler!



Show your style at the gym with these shaker cups that are totally customizable to your personality. Whether you’re a fan of Flash, Wonder Woman or Deadpool, these cups are sure to shake things up from your normal protein shake or pre-workout routine.



Prices vary has some of the coolest stocking stuffers for the man in your life. From their namesake cufflinks, to tie bars, to awesome Star Wars socks and pocket squares. Keep him looking classy!


Wear your headphones around your wrist! These guys come in all kinds of colors and materials. They’re sure to be the trendiest thing at the gym or on the running trail.



“Date perfumes before marrying them.”  That’s how ScentBird describes their product. They give you access to a 30-day supply of hundreds of top fragrances. Under their subscription, you can try a new scent every month! Scents for women and men available.


Okay, this is fun. This is a face paint that acts as a masque that draws out impurities from the skin. So you and your guy can support your favorite sports team, while clearing out your pores at the same time!

Black Tie Affair Body And Shaving Soap

We’re obsessed with the smell of this soap: black cracked velvet peppercorn. It sounds hoity-toity, but it’s so unique! This classy gift uses coconut charcoal and bentonite clay to help clean and purify the skin, while also producing a smooth lather for shaving. So cool!


Orly is more than just your typical nail polish. Their “breathable” nail treatments claim to nourish and hydrate your nails with a color swatch that ranges from neutrals,  to oranges, to reds, blues, purples and greens.


Beyond Her Blush

$18.00 – $20.00
This brand is all over social media. But did you know they also offer a beauty subscription box service that delivers new looks curated by celebrity stylists to your doorstep every month?  They even include tutorial video links to learn how to achieve all the hottest looks your friends are sharing on IG.


Food For Thoughts Cards

This is another great opportunity to do some good this holiday season. For every card you buy from Food For Thought Cards, they’ll donate a sandwich to the hungry. (Technically, they’re donating money in a cost equivalent to a peanut butter and jelly sandwich, but you get the point.)  What we love most about these are their simple “sandwich” look, which lets the recipient know they’re getting much more than a thoughtful message.