Holiday Shopping Guide {2017}


We compiled our list of the best local places to shop this Holiday Season! No matter how many people are on your shopping list, we have some ideas that will help you find the PERFECT gifts. 

We are so excited to have Hanna Andersson sponsor this Guide and help SMB kick off this holiday season with the cutest finds for our little ones. We also have a giveaway from Hanna Andersson – Read to the bottom so you can learn how you can enter to win!!

Hanna Andersson

For over 30 years, kids have played and laughed in Hanna Andersson’s clothing. And our absolute favorite Hanna products? Their pajamas! If you’re on the hunt for matching family pajamas this holiday season, then be sure and visit the Kierland Commons Store or shop online.

You will fall in love with their soft fabric, sweet stripes and fun prints too! Hanna Andersson is our GO-TO store for the most adorable jammies for all of our little ones. You are sure to find the perfect pair for your whole family.

Our yearly Christmas Eve family tradition is each child gets a new pair of Hanna Andersson pajamas from our Elf on a Shelf, Ralph. The cute pajamas packaged with a family movie is the perfect Christmas Eve gift that my children look forward to each year.  

Also don’t forget Hanna Andersson outfits to help you coordinate the perfect holiday photo card look and holiday party clothes for the little ones. 

Beauty Finds

Whish Beauty is a local Scottsdale company that is such a great find! We tried the Mud Mask and it is unlike any other mask out there. The mask gently exfoliates your skin to reveal smoother, softer, more youthful looking skin. It reduces pore size and helps renew your skin to younger days. We love this company for beautify packaged, unique beauty finds that all the ladies on your gift list would absolutely love to receive.

Whish Beauty products can be found at their Scottsdale Quarter store or online on their website

Quench Beauty is another high-end Scottsdale beauty company! They are famous for their derma roller and anti-aging cream. These are the products used in fancy resorts and spas all across the country. 

And with coupon code SMB30 you can try the products at Quench Beauty and get 30% off your order.  


Kitchen Finds

Kitchen Gifts are perfect for when you need a great hostess gift or you have a home chef on your list to shop for. 

Penzey Spices is a national spice company with a Scottsdale retail location. If you have not been in their store, you have to visit them. We can’t get enough of the taco seasoning, elegant salad topping, cumin and smoked paprika. And definitely pick up their famous Vietnamese cinnamon and vanilla for all of your holiday recipes, this will take your baking to the next level!

Penzey Spices is located on the corner of Tatum and Shea, right by the Hallmark Store. Or you can order your new spices online, but the store is worth visiting!

Also check out Queen Creek Olive Mill in Kierland for other baking gift ideas! They have locally made olive oils and gourmet products.  

Unique Finds

Tom’s Thumb gift shop has items for sale that you will not see any place else. You will find adorable wine glasses, cute home decor items, and truly unique gifts that everyone on your list will love. I like shopping the store and picking up a pound of pulled pork and brisket for dinner. Win/win!!

Gift-ology also has the cutest items that are hard to find any place else. No matter if you are buying for your mom, sister, teacher or best friend, you will find something for everyone there. 

We love this cuff bracelet, these wine toppers, and this Harry Potter ring all available at Gift-ology at the Promenade. 

Experience Gifts

If you are looking for a gift for your family here are a few places you could buy experience gifts that everyone will love. Plus you will have fun activities to look forward to after the Christmas Day high is over and you still have the kids home for 10 more days!

Board & Brush creative studio

Sweet Basil Gourmet cooking classes


iFly indoor skydiving

We hope our list helps you all have a stress-free Holiday Season with your friends and family. We love this season for creating memories together and for finding the perfect gift for all of our favorite people. 

And about the giveaway?? Hanna Andersson is graciously gifting one pair of holiday pajamas to one lucky SMB reader! Enter to win by following us on Facebook and be on the lookout for a FLASH GIVEAWAY on November 8th!


  1. As a little kid it was always so fun to open a present the night before the big day and often times it would be a set of PJ’s. Love the Hanna Andersson sets. Great suggestions.


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