The Best Christmas Gifts of 2018

Knowing what to buy your friends and family for the holidays can be a difficult and stressful task. This is especially true if you choose to visit big box retailers last minute. Trying to navigate around Toys R Us or Babies R Us at 5:00 PM on December 23rd is a hectic state of affairs, to say the least. To help you avoid this frightfully festive foible we’ve put together a list of the most popular hot toys and Christmas presents available this year.

Nintendo Switch

Whether as a Christmas gift for dad or as a toy for the kids, it’s hard to go wrong with a new Nintendo console. This incredibly popular item features a portable controller on which you can play any Switch game when the TV needs to be used for other fun things. All of Nintendo’s favourite characters like Mario, Link, Kirby, and Donkey Kong each have their own major titles available for purchase and play. Skip the toy store and order one online today, the look on your kids’ face when they open it Christmas morning will be well worth it.

Beauty Enthusiast Gifts

In this category, we’re actually covering a few different makeup tools and accessories. The Urban Decay Naked2 Palette is an eyeshadow palette featuring taupe-hued neutrals in a wide range of finishes and can be purchased through Sephora. The Coastal Scents Pearl Brush Set can evenly distribute eyeshadow, bronzer, and foundation with its unique synthetic bristles, which can be purchased through BirchBox. And last but not least is the Tartelette Toasted Eyeshadow Palette, also offered by Sephora. Perfect if you’re looking for Christmas gifts for her, or even just searching for present ideas in general.

Shure SRH440 Professional Studio Headphones

Quality headphones aren’t difficult to find, as long as you’re willing to pay a high price for them. The real challenge is finding a high-quality pair of headphones that are affordable so they don’t break the bank. Well, this cool gift fits the bill exactly. They’re optimized for studio-quality sound, come with a 10-foot cable and replacement ear pads for added longevity. All of this is available for purchase on Amazon for the low price of $79.00. What a cool Christmas gift!

Google Home

The future is now with this high-tech voice-activated personal assistant for the home. With Google Home, you can find anything you want to know just by asking it. It can tell you current and forecasted weather conditions, remind you of your flight schedule while simultaneously keeping you up to date on airline changes and delays. It can sync up with any other smart devices in your home so that you can dim the lights, turn up the heat, and even control the TV. All of this and more can be done just by speaking to it. If you’re looking for a Christmas gift idea for mom, gifts for him, or just a really cool toy for the home, you can’t go wrong with Google Home. Available at any of your big box or electronic retailers.

Maralyn and Me Faux-Fur-Trim Hooded Puffer Coat

Buying an item of clothing for that special lady in your life can sometimes be a risky move since most are very particular about their fashion choices. However, this is one purchase that she’s practically guaranteed to love! This unique gift features soft faux fur that dances around the edges of this supremely chic puffer coat. It also features a waterproof shell, slit pockets at the hips, and is fully machine washable. Available at Macy’s all season long.

Under the Tree

We hope these Christmas gift ideas have helped to make your holiday gift-buying efforts a little easier. To keep yourself motivated, just remember to imagine how you can start enjoying all the best parts of the holiday season once the presents have been bought and wrapped. CountryWide Homes wish you all a very happy holiday season!