I LOVE gift guides – sometimes I get my best gift ideas from looking at gift guides during holiday season. I’m hoping you like them too! I’ve rounded up a handful of my favorites in 3 categories – cleaning/homekeeping, organizing, and kids. Each item is something that we use in our home and love and most importantly something that won’t turn into clutter in a couple weeks.

All of these links are on Amazon and I will receive a small percentage of the sale if you click on the link – rest assured, the link doesn’t cost you anything AND these are all products that I love and wholeheartedly recommend!

Favorite Things for Homekeeping

Clean Mama's Gift Guide for Homekeeping

  1. My book 😉 – The Organically Clean Home
  2. My favorite vacuum – Dyson Cinetic Big Ball Animal Plus Allergy
  3. I love this refillable mop – Leifheit Spray Mop
  4. This is my favorite kitchen sink tool – OXO Steel Soap Dispensing Dish Brush
  5. My favorite duster – Full Circle Dust Whisperer
  6. Of course!  Martha’s Stewart’s Homekeeping Handbook
  7. This is a must-have book for homekeeping – Home Comforts: The Art and Science of Keeping House
  8. This glass cleaner is great – perfect for those holiday parties – Full Circle Crystal Clear Glass Cleaner
  9. My favorite cordless vacuum – Dyson V6 Cordless Vacuum
  10. I’ve been using this white Fiesta Bread Tray for years on my kitchen counters for soap and counter spray – love it!

Favorite things for organizing

Clean Mama's Gift Guide for Organizing


  1. This is great for storing photos – IRIS Photo + Craft Keeper
  2. I love this tote for any mobile office-ing – Jamie Raquel File Tote
  3. My favorite clipboard! Recycled Aluminum Clipboard
  4. Pre-order this book from my dear friend Toni for yourself for after Christmas 😉  – The Complete Book of Home Organization
  5. If you don’t have a label maker, this is a great one – Dymo LabelManager
  6. This is probably my favorite practical organizing book – What’s a Disorganized Person to Do?
  7. This is the printer I use – I love it! Epson Workforce Wireless
  8. This is a great travel case – MKT Oxford Fabric Laptop Notebook Case
  9. My favorite planner and printable pens – Staedtler Triples Fineliner Pens
  10. I love this wall calendar – Paint Chip Wall Calendar

Favorite things for the kids

Clean Mama's Gift Guide for Kids

  1. These are probably one of my kids’ all-time favorite toys – Magformers Magnetic Building Construction Set
  2. Need fun family game that’s quick? Qwixx is perfect!
  3. The National Geographic Kids Almanacs are always a favorite for the kids – 2016 Almanac
  4. Have you seen these? So fun! – Snap Circuits
  5. All Natural Soaps Science Kit – super fun!
  6. Sequence is a family favorite game for all ages – it’s timeless!
  7. Play-Doh – while it may be messy it’s totally worth the mess (in my opinion)
  8. I love these coloring books for older kids – Secret Garden : An Inky Treasure and Coloring Book
  9. and of course the National Geographic Animal Encyclopedia is another favorite gift to give
  10. Mad Libs are always a fun choice – Happily Ever Mad Libs
  11. Ticket to Ride is another great family game – perfect for upper elementary – adult!
  12. I love these kits for girls –  Kiss Naturals DIY Lip Balm Making Kit
  13. Classics from Richard Scarry are always a hit – this one is great:  What Do People Do All Day?

I haven’t started Christmas shopping, but doing this post is getting me excited! How about you? Have you started shopping yet?